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 TOM, DANNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,775.40 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, STEPHANIE Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $93,774.95 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIN, FREDERICK L, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,774.80 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERO, FRANK Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,774.80 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, SCOTT N Employer name Chemung County Amount $93,773.78 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHEY, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,773.66 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAHEDNA, IMRAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,773.53 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINE, NATHANIEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,772.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNITTO-GRASSI, TRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,772.74 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SUSAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,772.63 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUE, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $93,771.46 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MARILYN C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $93,771.26 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBSCHMITT, MICHAEL B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,770.82 Date 07/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, PATRICIA K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,770.68 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JAMES M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $93,770.04 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWASTYNOWICZ, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,769.83 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINETT, MARK P Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,769.26 Date 06/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,768.27 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, LEWIS E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,768.01 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMACK, CLAUDETTE W Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $93,767.82 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DIANE D Employer name Education Department Amount $93,767.81 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAUGHEY, KEITH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,766.62 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTE, JAMES N Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,765.36 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TYLOR R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $93,761.52 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJTKOWIAK, MARK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,761.11 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $93,759.90 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SONDRA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,759.79 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPISI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,759.59 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,759.32 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, ANGELA E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,757.95 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURBELO, JASON Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,756.05 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, FRANCIS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $93,755.31 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEITH A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $93,754.69 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,754.58 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, PHILIP A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,753.51 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIA-TAYLOR, NANCY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,753.25 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, MARVA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,753.25 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, RENA D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,753.25 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GEORGE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,753.25 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, EDWARD C Employer name Ulster County Amount $93,752.71 Date 04/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALA, MATTHEW M, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $93,752.68 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, EDWARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,752.52 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, TANYA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,751.79 Date 10/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIL, LIGI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,751.66 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURMPOULIA, DIMITRA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $93,751.59 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, R KEVIN Employer name Webster CSD Amount $93,751.50 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EMILY Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $93,750.66 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, THOMAS R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,750.29 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEYER, KELLY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,750.25 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, KAY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $93,749.93 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, AMY M Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $93,749.78 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, ATTRACTA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,749.20 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMILLARD, RAYMOND J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,749.14 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, KEVIN R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $93,748.23 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUETTNER, KEVIN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,747.88 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKELER, JACK D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,747.56 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, TYLER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,747.55 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,747.50 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $93,747.17 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BABU Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,747.16 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITTAL, TAMMY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,746.46 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,746.40 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSETT, KATHLEEN R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,745.86 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, CARYN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,745.79 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, CATHY D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $93,745.78 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, JUSTIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,745.69 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,745.67 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRETT D Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,745.45 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONA, MARIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $93,745.42 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSCH, THOMAS G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,745.31 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, OTIS T, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,744.95 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, VINCENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,744.79 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACCO, GAIL A Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $93,744.00 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, FRANCES M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $93,743.78 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, CHARLENE S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,741.90 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LIO, MARIO Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $93,741.28 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $93,741.23 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETZ, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,741.22 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARE, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $93,740.79 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHAR, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $93,740.11 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, ARTHUR M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $93,739.49 Date 01/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, DOUGLAS D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,738.98 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYO, JOSEPH A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $93,738.22 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSOOK, BOBBY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,737.20 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, ELIAS Y Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,736.94 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, FRANCOIS E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,736.37 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, RICHARD L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $93,735.99 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAK, WILLIAM G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $93,735.83 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROSA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,735.48 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, VICKY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $93,735.40 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLINGS, DONNETTA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,734.89 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEFFERY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,732.32 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, KELLY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,732.09 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, RONALD S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $93,731.58 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MAURA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $93,731.27 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCLIM, DANA M Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $93,731.22 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JONATHAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,731.06 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAMBRUNSOM, MELETHIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,730.83 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, REBECCA B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $93,730.48 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,730.41 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System