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 STANISZEWSKI, CHAD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,622.18 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, GARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,621.44 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, GORDON J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,621.16 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GANESH R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $93,620.09 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVA, MARIE C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,619.82 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,619.70 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RICHARD L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,619.23 Date 07/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, STEPHEN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $93,618.92 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, GUNVANTI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,618.30 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ROBERT D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $93,618.19 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMINGTON, LINDA K Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $93,617.66 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNO, SHIRLEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,617.54 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, HEATHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,615.59 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITETTA, CATHERINE M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $93,615.55 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAES-WILSON, ANA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,614.15 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, ANGELA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,614.02 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANOOYEN, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $93,613.51 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASIK, DAVID W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,613.21 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RODNEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,613.14 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, CARMEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,612.00 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GU, JUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,611.70 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIOTTI, FAITH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,611.17 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, PAULA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $93,611.08 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, NELSON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,610.90 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSUNSKIY, ALLA Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $93,610.54 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, WILFREDO, II Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $93,609.08 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SYLVESTER, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,607.15 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $93,606.69 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, RONNIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,606.57 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVULIS, SCOTT C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $93,606.45 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKIYANTS, ZARA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,605.98 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, LISA Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,605.09 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACEY, LEO T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $93,604.89 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,604.15 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,603.84 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGABAR, AMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,603.34 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $93,602.12 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BINA B Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $93,601.85 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JAMES R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,601.59 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, EILEEN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $93,601.08 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULARD, SHERLY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,601.00 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, RONALD P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $93,600.92 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, HENRY F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,600.82 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, NICHOLAS E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,600.07 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, WALTER O, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,600.06 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANIOTAKIS, PETER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,599.98 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, LUKE C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $93,599.94 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUNICHEV, ANDREY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,599.80 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREWS, LONNIE T Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $93,599.30 Date 01/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, JAMES M, SR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,598.92 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,598.42 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCH, ALICE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $93,598.23 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACEA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Franklin County Amount $93,597.88 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI, PAUL M Employer name City of Troy Amount $93,597.64 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, VIVIENNE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,597.56 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,597.43 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAMES R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $93,597.24 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, INIKA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,596.72 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, DMITRIY Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,596.72 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLLO, NICOLE J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,596.72 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,596.44 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUZA, SIEGMUND N Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $93,595.87 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, EDWIN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,595.64 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUPELEVA, VALENTINA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $93,594.12 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDE, TODD D F Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $93,594.00 Date 05/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,593.52 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUTH, OWEN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,593.45 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, VALERIE V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,593.12 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, RUTHANNE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,593.10 Date 01/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MATTHEW H Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $93,593.02 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DONNA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,592.05 Date 04/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $93,591.17 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAULETTE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,590.05 Date 07/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, MICHAEL C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,589.64 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, JOHNATHAN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,587.99 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDERS, PATRICK Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,586.99 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALLIER, MARK P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $93,586.68 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,586.00 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBELER, PAUL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,585.58 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,585.58 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIN, DAVID J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $93,583.83 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERLIN, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,583.83 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, EDWARD R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $93,581.65 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURMAN, STANLEY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,581.19 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHRAOUI, SAAD Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $93,579.74 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, DAVID H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,579.74 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJI, THOMAS V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,579.73 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,579.14 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PATRICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,578.63 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, HECTOR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,577.28 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, ALEC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,576.45 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOTELLE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,576.36 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY Employer name New City Library Amount $93,576.00 Date 06/20/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,575.97 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,575.42 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARIETTE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,575.25 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIBBIN, JILL Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $93,574.49 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETTI, VICTORIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,574.26 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JASON Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,574.26 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, STEPHEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,574.26 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System