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 OLOTU, SUNDAY O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,729.81 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ROSA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,729.17 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHANNEL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,728.06 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURY, DAVID M Employer name Ontario County Amount $93,727.62 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PHILIP A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,726.68 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, PEDRO Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $93,726.54 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, KEVIN B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,725.56 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,723.88 Date 07/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKO, RICHARD P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,721.32 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGUE, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,721.25 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERMAIN, PHILIP J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $93,721.21 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,720.52 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCOCK, JAMES L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $93,719.89 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RENEE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $93,719.01 Date 08/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIRSKY, ERIC S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,718.37 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,717.42 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSO, MARY ELLEN Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $93,717.39 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, JENNIFER K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,717.22 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLS, CHAD T Employer name Education Department Amount $93,716.48 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JOHN R Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $93,715.96 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLINO, RICHELLO D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,715.79 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, STEPHANIE E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $93,715.77 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, WEN-YU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,714.90 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUL, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,714.54 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSA, SHAUN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,713.30 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PETER C Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $93,712.88 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEANNE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,712.58 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, GINA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $93,710.80 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LYNN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $93,709.74 Date 06/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRIPPO, JOSEPH D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,709.58 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROWSKI, LARRY F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,707.49 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIAPUOTI, JOHN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,707.19 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Education Department Amount $93,707.12 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, DONNY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,706.99 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARABELLA, THERESA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $93,706.96 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RACHEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,705.87 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, SETH T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $93,705.08 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACERRA, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,704.48 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITEK, PAMELA V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,704.27 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $93,703.41 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAS, JANICE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,703.33 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, ZENA S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,703.23 Date 12/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIGNANO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $93,702.94 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURBULEA, GHINITA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,702.86 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $93,702.74 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $93,701.42 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LUVENIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $93,701.25 Date 04/27/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO-MILANO, LLAMARA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,699.69 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, YOLANDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,699.14 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ABEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,697.74 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBOURNE, NICOLE CHERIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,697.44 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DAVID E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $93,696.86 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGA, CAROLE T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $93,696.21 Date 08/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSISION, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,695.86 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MERCEDES M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,695.80 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKETT, RICHARD D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,693.64 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, ROBERT W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $93,693.60 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFINO, EDWARD S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $93,693.52 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JENNIFER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $93,693.42 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DAYANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,692.87 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOCCARI, THERESA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,692.87 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, ROBERT E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,692.33 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HERIBERTO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,691.48 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DORNALEE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,690.72 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, STEVEN L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $93,689.68 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID E Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,689.60 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDOME, EREWARIFAGHA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $93,689.38 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SEAN M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $93,688.85 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $93,688.51 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRAO, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,687.86 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIE B, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,687.58 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYAR, PETER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,687.50 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $93,687.25 Date 03/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, JUANITA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $93,686.76 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, THOMAS B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,686.69 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNET, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,685.70 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFO, DAVID Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,685.14 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, BARBARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,684.49 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ALTHEA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,684.42 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, WENDY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $93,684.20 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARTIN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,684.18 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, GERARD A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,683.69 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,683.40 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JAWANNA N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $93,682.66 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, DONNA J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,682.27 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGEN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $93,680.51 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOLZ, THOMAS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,680.40 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,679.79 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SIMONE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $93,679.44 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,679.34 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,678.00 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDLER, BRADLEY R Employer name Erie County Amount $93,677.72 Date 01/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RODGER E Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,677.56 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, VIRGILIO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,677.23 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, ROBERT L, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,677.00 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAEGER, MARK R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $93,676.70 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABER, MORAIDE N Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,675.80 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZAR, DANIEL H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,675.50 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPAOLI, JAMES R Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $93,675.13 Date 11/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, MOHAMMAD J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,674.90 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System