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 TURNER, MARIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,226.09 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NINA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $93,225.41 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,224.64 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKSTADER, LUANNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,224.30 Date 07/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBACH, MARCELLA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,224.24 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, NICHOLAS W Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $93,222.86 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAISER, WARREN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,221.95 Date 05/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, RAMON A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,221.72 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIE, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $93,220.42 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORKELSEN, MARY Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.90 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MARGARET A Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.89 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCIONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.89 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, AMELIA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,219.88 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALMAS, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.88 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-DELPHOS, GAIL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.88 Date 09/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, MICHAEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,219.87 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILOPOULOS, ELAINE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,219.49 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, SCOTT S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $93,218.67 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEUX, JOCELYNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,218.55 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZLEBEN, RAYMOND H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $93,217.19 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMER, ELIZABETH Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,216.93 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, SCOTT J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,216.76 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,216.76 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, KELLY M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $93,216.55 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $93,216.48 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESMITH, FISHER H, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,216.12 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MANUEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $93,215.69 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS-HERRING, ANECHA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,213.49 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, RODNEY M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $93,213.24 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENS, TONJUA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,212.93 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, SARA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,212.19 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ROBERT L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $93,212.07 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, EUGENE H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $93,211.49 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $93,210.73 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSEY, BRENT A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $93,208.98 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, RONALD E Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,208.92 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, BOBBI LEE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,208.58 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,208.41 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, IRENE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,206.88 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LETTICE Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,206.38 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, VINCENT R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,205.84 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, STEVEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $93,205.72 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $93,205.23 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELMANI, MUTHUKKUMARI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,204.67 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, ALISON A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $93,204.36 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERZNIEWSKI, DARLENE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,204.34 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LINDIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,204.00 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERON, STELLA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,203.46 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPO, VINCENT, III Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $93,201.24 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAGLIARDI, ANTHONY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $93,201.12 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, THOMAS P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,200.85 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADJEI, ARABA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,199.90 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,199.55 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZONE, PAUL A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $93,198.08 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIZALDE, LINDA E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,196.98 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERNES, MELGYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,196.48 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACASIO, PAMELA F Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $93,195.36 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACI, ANNA P Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $93,194.59 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVITA, JOHN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,193.93 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,193.61 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MARGARET M Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,193.45 Date 08/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA-FAYE L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,193.34 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBENHUENER, DOUGLAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,193.26 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBARE, MOSES A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,192.69 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, LINDA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $93,192.57 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, THOMAS O, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,190.86 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, GERALDINE T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,189.34 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, BARRY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $93,189.12 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, WILLIAM C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $93,188.88 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PAMELA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,188.62 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, NEIL T Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $93,188.35 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBUSH, STUART M, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,188.07 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,186.67 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JANUS A E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $93,186.33 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAS, ADAM C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,185.85 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIERF, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $93,185.69 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, WESLEY C Employer name Broome County Amount $93,185.68 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MALIK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,184.00 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, DAVID M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $93,183.87 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGER, MICHAEL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $93,183.30 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KERINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,182.66 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MATTHEW E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $93,182.45 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DIANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,182.10 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, JOHN, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,182.10 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINA, SUMAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,182.10 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,181.15 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOBO, JOSE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,180.44 Date 07/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPIN, GARY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,180.22 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, MICHAEL Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $93,180.20 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSIUS, PATRICIA A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,179.07 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, ARMAND A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,178.54 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPE, EMILY R Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $93,178.42 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABAL, RAFAEL Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $93,178.11 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $93,177.26 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,176.17 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, JAMES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,175.29 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, ANA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,175.16 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOSHUA M Employer name Education Department Amount $93,174.12 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BRENDAN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,174.12 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCIA, THOMAS Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $93,174.12 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System