What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WHALEY, GEORGE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,860.82 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,860.82 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, PAUL H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $93,860.19 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIS, GREGORY G Employer name Erie County Amount $93,860.13 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, PETER M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,859.85 Date 01/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJOKAJ, TONY T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,859.13 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORWEGEN, KRISTY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,858.83 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ERIC D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $93,858.04 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMBIER, SHARON L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,857.66 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PATRICIA D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,857.47 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LOUIS B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,856.86 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLIS, ROBERT Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $93,856.43 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,855.01 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL J Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $93,854.18 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,853.37 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, JOHN R Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $93,853.14 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, WEI-SHIH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,852.82 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,852.58 Date 07/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBI, PETER Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $93,851.98 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSACE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $93,850.96 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUELL, SHELLEY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,850.89 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DAVID R Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,850.27 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,849.58 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESAITIS, AMY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,849.28 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHLER, JAMES L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,849.09 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $93,848.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAJI, RENI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,846.30 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MAGDALENA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,845.94 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, BETTY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,845.31 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,845.19 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JAMES E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,845.09 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, NERISSA D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,845.08 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMONDELLI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,845.08 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULREANY, JOHN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,844.64 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKCEBAY, FAITH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,844.40 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,843.99 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPLEMAN, LINDA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,843.43 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMATIADI, HALEH B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $93,842.55 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, HARDY K Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $93,842.34 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHAD J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $93,841.64 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,841.29 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSEY, GREGORY S Employer name Education Department Amount $93,841.28 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIKOWSKI, SUZETTE D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,841.02 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNONE-BREW, MICHELLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,840.61 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGANSHIELDS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,839.66 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LUIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,839.24 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, YUSHENG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $93,839.04 Date 11/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREFICE, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,838.58 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DESIREE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,835.40 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, LINDA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,835.12 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,835.03 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADDLE-BOSTICK, HEATHER Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,835.00 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, AJAMU J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $93,833.55 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, GILES J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $93,833.27 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIPOVITCH, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,833.05 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLACKY, PAMELA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $93,831.89 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUSLAND, DAVID E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $93,831.89 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, ANTHONY M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $93,831.85 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,831.65 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOUD, DONOVAN P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $93,830.34 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTA, RYAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,830.29 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, EDWARD Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $93,829.74 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LUCY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,829.66 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, RUTH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,829.42 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BARRY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,828.83 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINKLER, DANIEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,828.28 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,828.00 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,827.59 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TULLY, BRIAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,827.53 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,827.52 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONETTE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,827.31 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, MERCY K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $93,827.19 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, CHERYL L Employer name Orange County Amount $93,826.76 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ALAN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,824.45 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATO, RICHARD C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,824.41 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ANTHONY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,824.23 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEREK E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,823.18 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAZ, LEONARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,822.35 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRETER, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,821.87 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, ROBERT A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $93,821.38 Date 01/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,821.33 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, KYLE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $93,821.32 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, KERRY F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,820.14 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSITER, RICHARD B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,819.93 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,818.54 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ANIL KUMAR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,818.54 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, PETER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,818.54 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALERO, ANA E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,818.54 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, ROBERT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,818.54 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLI, ELAINE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,818.54 Date 12/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCES A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,818.54 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAULEY, LINDA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,818.54 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, SUSAN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,818.54 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMENGO, BENEDICT O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,818.54 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESAGNO, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,818.54 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDAUGH, JOHN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,818.54 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,818.54 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, ROBERT M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $93,818.29 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, JAMES Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,818.19 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZEL, WENDY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,817.49 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System