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 SHIBLI, SYED T.A. Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,375.00 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEUER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,373.95 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUCHT, ELISABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,373.64 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,373.32 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,373.18 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGHAM, PHILLIP C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,372.98 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKES, HEATHER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,370.49 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY-BRANDT, ANNA J Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $93,369.84 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DENIS J, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,368.78 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,367.85 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLERSCH, SALLIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,367.61 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNE, GARY Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $93,367.09 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDOVANO, STEPHEN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $93,366.99 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUINO, ROBERT J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,365.50 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CAIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,364.99 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUEWSKY, ELAINE Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $93,363.49 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHERYL D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,362.96 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RACHEL K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,361.55 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $93,361.11 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINI, GARY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $93,360.70 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, ELAINE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $93,360.37 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASI, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,360.30 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEE, PATRICIA C Employer name Albany County Amount $93,359.69 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCILLO, THOMAS R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $93,359.31 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JEFFREY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,358.24 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $93,357.49 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTERLING, MINERVA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,357.25 Date 07/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVERSON, RITA M Employer name Erie County Amount $93,354.60 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEAU, DENISE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,354.52 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, CARMINE N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,354.23 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, BRUCE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,354.08 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROODS, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,354.04 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CASEY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,354.04 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEIN, KYIMAR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,353.92 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FABIOLA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,353.72 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHHAAR, RAJBIR K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,352.94 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANGI, RONALD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $93,352.73 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRENDAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,352.25 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,351.39 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, SHERRI L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $93,349.49 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHARLES W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,347.90 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, MARGARET M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $93,347.77 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $93,347.32 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, KENNETH R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,345.92 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,345.75 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPYAPAN, DONNA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,345.66 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, KENNETH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $93,345.11 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CRAIG V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,344.84 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARETT, PAUL A, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,344.83 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DIANE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,344.78 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, TRYPHINA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,344.43 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,344.31 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, SHIH PEI ALKLA PEI PEI Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $93,344.16 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISEY, ERIC A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,343.97 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, STEVEN J Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $93,343.96 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTER, JANICE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $93,343.55 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAUL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,343.52 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RAYMOND G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $93,343.09 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIEN, MIREILLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,342.26 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARREATEGUI, JAIME I Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $93,341.32 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KENNETH P Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,340.78 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHEIRO, JOANNE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,340.78 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,340.78 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DUANE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,340.78 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARIPAUL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $93,340.44 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DAVID Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $93,340.20 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ESPINAL, JOSE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,340.00 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, MARK C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,339.56 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, RODERICK S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,339.40 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DU BEE, EDWARD T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,338.17 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHADEED O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,338.09 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRETZ, RAYMOND J Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,337.14 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, COLLEEN P Employer name Columbia County Amount $93,336.86 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $93,334.71 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYNGERSH, VITALIY Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,334.15 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, WALTER J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $93,333.62 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAMHAENG, LAWAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,333.59 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JACK R Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $93,333.28 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, JERAMIE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,332.95 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,332.70 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, GEORGE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $93,331.70 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THERESA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,331.46 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, JONATHAN G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,331.33 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,331.27 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SCOTT L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $93,330.82 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JENNIFER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,330.46 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANDREW J Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,329.11 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TODD M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,328.96 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHTS, MARGARET Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,328.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, SPENCER O Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,328.67 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZER, JUDITH A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $93,328.45 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,328.26 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOCHTERMANN, JAIME J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,327.17 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, NATHAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,326.99 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWATYCKI, GARRETT R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,326.19 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ALFREDO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $93,325.94 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPENNA, LISA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,325.89 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, RONALD H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,325.62 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOSSE, FRANCIS X, JR Employer name Village of Menands Amount $93,324.97 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLAMARINO, AURELIA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $93,324.92 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System