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 LUKASIEWICZ, PETER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,432.56 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEANE, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,430.42 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,429.63 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRAU, AMY M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $93,428.98 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, MELISSA S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $93,427.87 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGLA, ROBERT L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $93,427.45 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $93,426.76 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $93,426.76 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JASON M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $93,426.76 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMANN, CINDY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $93,426.76 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ALAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $93,426.49 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, MARTIN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,424.94 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTEL, DANIEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,424.67 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, JAMES E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $93,422.97 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,422.63 Date 02/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTONGUAY, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $93,421.95 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHANUPRAKASH M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,421.15 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAULA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $93,419.87 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS-BOUZY, LORRAINE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,419.75 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKAFOR, BEATRICE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,418.00 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZURINA, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,418.00 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORISSAINT, PAUL-ANDRE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,417.89 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,416.78 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALLO, MARK P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,416.59 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCET, DOUGLAS Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $93,416.53 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIEWICZ, JAMES J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,416.18 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, JAMES P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $93,415.36 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,414.90 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY ANN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,413.39 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, LARRY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $93,413.23 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, RICHARD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,413.06 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKE, SANDRA C Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $93,413.06 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINHAM, BRAD D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,411.31 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROUSE, PETER G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,411.28 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPELER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $93,411.14 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $93,409.79 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CARL A, JR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $93,409.68 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLK, JASON A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,409.20 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, ALVIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,407.82 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,406.67 Date 03/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIZZARI, PAULA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,406.67 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $93,406.61 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAVID A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,406.31 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENS, JUSTIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $93,405.92 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NIKKI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,405.55 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIT, CATHERINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,405.31 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECHOWSKI, MINDY M Employer name Erie County Amount $93,405.03 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, PATRICK L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,404.68 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PETER C Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,404.48 Date 07/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESKO, JULIA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $93,402.66 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,402.53 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, SALIHAH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,402.47 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERHOUSE, JOHN E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $93,400.10 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROSCOE C, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,399.93 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MATTHEW P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,399.86 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROISE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,398.65 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, GRETA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,398.54 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MONAGLE, DANIEL K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,398.47 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, FANNY Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,398.39 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTWEIN, ERIC G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,398.25 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $93,396.98 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKIN, JASON A Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,396.34 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DAVID A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,396.29 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISA, MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,395.90 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN D Employer name Cornell University Amount $93,395.04 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DARRELL R Employer name Albany County Amount $93,394.03 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,393.93 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, TERESA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $93,392.81 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,392.62 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIAK, ANDRZEJ I Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $93,392.57 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $93,390.88 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, JOHN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,390.46 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,389.90 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, REBECA Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,389.32 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, PHILLIP A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,388.50 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, JOHN R, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,387.54 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERI, DANA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $93,387.18 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, MICHAEL S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,387.18 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,387.12 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNON, ROHAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,387.12 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, PAUL D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $93,385.44 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORGE, JONATHAN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $93,384.21 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DANIEL, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,383.38 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGYIRI, DANIEL Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $93,382.64 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERVIL, PIERRE R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $93,382.62 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATEULERE, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,381.50 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCARRONE, TERRY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,381.50 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPITTA, SALVATORE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,381.50 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORY, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,381.28 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGBALAKA, LILIAN I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,380.98 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, SHARON W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,380.17 Date 09/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, PATRICK J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $93,380.01 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DANIEL Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $93,378.60 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SANDI C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $93,378.42 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MINNIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,377.09 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEBVRE, GENE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,377.02 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKIN, MAUREEN MULLINS Employer name Broome County Amount $93,376.31 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DENICE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,375.77 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERDORF, PATRICK O Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,375.47 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORPEY, CODY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,375.04 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System