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 MC DONOUGH, JOHN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,674.80 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKOWSKI, CHARLES E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,674.80 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKEY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,674.50 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENN, DONNA P Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $93,674.40 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JAIME C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $93,674.23 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARSER, CLAIRE J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $93,673.15 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JONATHAN C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,673.02 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEHOUSE, MARTIN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,672.28 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, LINDA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,671.34 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $93,670.40 Date 04/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANDSEN-PECHENIK, SIGRID Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $93,669.32 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLENDON F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $93,669.00 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UOMOLEALE, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,668.32 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLES, PATRICK K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,667.82 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGAYAN, OSCAR JOHN J JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,667.59 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DIANE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,666.28 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPILLO, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,664.98 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, ELWOOD L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,664.67 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $93,664.64 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $93,664.37 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIFORD, NEAL T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,663.70 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,663.61 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MAY, AARON C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,662.68 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGINA, KAREN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,662.54 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIK, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,661.49 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, PAULA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $93,661.39 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUREVICH, ANNA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $93,661.03 Date 10/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,660.77 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIC, VLADIMIR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,660.28 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, FERDINAND Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $93,660.18 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,659.70 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUOTTO, WILLIAM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,659.65 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, RICHARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,659.34 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKHAIL, BORIS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,659.19 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, YVONNE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $93,658.74 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILAND, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,657.58 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA L Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $93,657.09 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYTON, TERRY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,656.64 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KENNETH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,655.90 Date 03/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, GERARDO B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $93,655.30 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, AMY J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,655.12 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHEN, THOMAS J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,654.46 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JONATHAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,654.36 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ALLISON J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $93,653.90 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, JOHN V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,653.68 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EVERTON I Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $93,653.25 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA-WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,652.81 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, JENNIFER M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $93,652.34 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,652.34 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TRAVIS E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,651.71 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SUMMER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,651.43 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, AMBER C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,650.28 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCAVINO, JEANETTE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,649.91 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-DENGLER, TRACY L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $93,649.17 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, LORI A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,648.87 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, SEAN E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $93,647.53 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILARDELLO, MICHAEL T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,647.39 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINOVCIC, MELINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,647.29 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, EMILY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,647.09 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGSBY, CARMON M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,646.10 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, THOMAS E, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,645.83 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENDRAPALLI, SAYI J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $93,645.09 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DAVID L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $93,644.73 Date 06/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROIS, JOSEPH T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,644.66 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, MATTHEW W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,642.11 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ROBERT C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,641.88 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $93,641.61 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIANG, DONALD, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,640.91 Date 09/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLEWEDE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,640.89 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,640.42 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, ANN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,639.62 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, DEBBIE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $93,639.47 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, AVIS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,639.26 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,639.21 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, RENA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,638.70 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Gates Amount $93,637.58 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWE, KEITH T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,637.27 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $93,637.15 Date 07/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, SARA E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,636.01 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, VANESSA L Employer name Education Department Amount $93,635.88 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMEY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,635.07 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, WILLIAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,633.66 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DAVID J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $93,633.61 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FERNANDO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,633.30 Date 03/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKOR, STEPHANIE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $93,632.64 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARDO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,632.37 Date 08/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROTTA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,628.21 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, JAMES A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $93,628.16 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROCCO, NANCY K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,628.15 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUZZIO, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,628.02 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,627.45 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BINDU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $93,627.34 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONAGH, FRANK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,626.89 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANKOVSKI, STEVEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,625.12 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, PHILLIPA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,625.12 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $93,624.54 Date 05/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,624.27 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,623.54 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEWICZ, BENJAMIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,623.54 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORE, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,623.54 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System