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 SEARS, LAWRENCE F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $93,324.58 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,324.29 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONA, DIANE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,322.09 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUST, JOHN F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,321.24 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CHRISTINE S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,320.52 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,319.71 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PEARLETT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,319.55 Date 12/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREGON, MICHAEL J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,318.31 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMWELL, DEBBIE-ANN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,318.00 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILAIRE, EDLIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,316.34 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENSKI, SCOTT D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $93,315.95 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, ELAINE V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,315.83 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAN GULLO, MING Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,315.25 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS-LEE, THERESE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,314.88 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, STUART J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $93,314.40 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,313.63 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, TERESA C Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $93,313.59 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAM, MANDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,312.95 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ALBERT Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,312.75 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARISTANY, REINALDO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,311.86 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AMADA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $93,311.54 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GLORIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,311.22 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTO, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,309.02 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINAGRA-TIRPAK, LISA Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,308.71 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $93,308.41 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $93,307.27 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCZEWSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,306.93 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMENT, RUTH MARIA Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $93,306.61 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUFF, WILLIAM L, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,306.48 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LUBIN, INGREET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,305.69 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, MARGARET A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $93,305.51 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, AARON P Employer name Orange County Amount $93,304.14 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REO, JEAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,303.86 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, DANIEL P Employer name Education Department Amount $93,303.86 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL, DUSTIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,303.86 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,303.86 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADER, SUSAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,303.86 Date 11/11/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, BARBARA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,303.86 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEMBAR, NANDAKUMAR D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,303.86 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,303.86 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALECKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,303.86 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURVEY, KAREN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,303.86 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARY GRACE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,303.24 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, RICHARD A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,303.24 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KATHLEEN B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,303.24 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIKAS, HEATHER M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $93,303.08 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,301.13 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALTON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,300.95 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFF A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,300.63 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ICILDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,300.60 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDKRAUT, JENNIFER A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $93,300.03 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CARRUBBA, PAUL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,299.70 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, MATTEO Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $93,297.97 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,297.11 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCKS, MARY ELLEN V Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $93,296.60 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, STEPHAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,296.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMUT, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,295.25 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN-CHRISTOPHER, TANYA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,295.02 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, HARLAND D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,294.29 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, GERALD R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,294.13 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABALOLA, ANNE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,294.01 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,293.00 Date 01/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $93,292.87 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFLEY, PHILLIP M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,290.36 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, GLORIA D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $93,290.08 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,289.83 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTON, DANA K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,289.31 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTA, ANTHONY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,288.95 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,288.89 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAROCQUE, LEAH Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,288.63 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JUSTIN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,288.61 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $93,288.50 Date 01/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANER, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,288.30 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BONNIE S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $93,286.89 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $93,286.34 Date 05/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, JACQUELINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,285.28 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARY E Employer name Orange County Amount $93,285.27 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,284.96 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHER, KATE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,284.60 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, JESSE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,284.27 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIBIO, JAMES A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,283.41 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, GLENDA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,282.06 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,281.90 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WEI-CHENG Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $93,280.94 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, DENNIS C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,280.34 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,280.34 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVERT, STEVEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,280.20 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, MICHAEL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $93,279.74 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, INEZ E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,278.79 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSANE, DERRICK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,278.46 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RONALD V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,278.27 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEAGLES, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $93,277.54 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,276.54 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MAURICE Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,275.95 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPRADO, NANCY E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,275.52 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARIA T Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $93,272.41 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, JASON W Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $93,271.76 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, EVE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,271.36 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIG, RICK R Employer name Orange County Amount $93,271.23 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGULSKI, MICHAEL M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,271.16 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System