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 QIN, MAOCHUN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,845.75 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, THOMAS D Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $92,845.24 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DESLIN C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,845.09 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, GERALD Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $92,843.14 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLINE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $92,843.07 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,842.86 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, JOSEPH W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $92,842.86 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILECKI, BRIAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,842.45 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, NORA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,841.78 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CARLOS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,841.29 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,840.85 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTE, CATHERINE R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,840.45 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARC C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $92,840.01 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESEMER, BARRY A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $92,839.95 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, HERBERT C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $92,837.41 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, KEITH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $92,837.22 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGIOVLASITIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,836.92 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTERER, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,835.67 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZABEK, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,835.55 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRINER, TINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,834.16 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, RICHARD A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $92,833.91 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FEO, JOSEPH V.II Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $92,832.99 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, ROBERT T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,832.93 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOSEPH V Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $92,831.90 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEON, SEONYOUNG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,831.90 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO VELIZ, SARAH KD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $92,830.32 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MICHELLE H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,829.68 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDOLPH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $92,829.62 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $92,828.92 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNFIELD, BRIAN J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $92,828.92 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWAH, BARBARA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $92,828.92 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMLAND, STEVEN M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $92,828.92 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $92,828.92 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKUS, REGINA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,828.92 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, ROBERT L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $92,828.92 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, MICHAEL V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $92,828.92 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, HAYDEE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,828.92 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIG, CLIFFORD G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $92,828.92 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,828.86 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGERA, BOHADAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,828.70 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES A, II Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $92,827.31 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,826.61 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETEY, KENNETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $92,826.36 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ALBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,823.70 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, SHAQUAN S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $92,823.33 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DESIREE Employer name Department of Law Amount $92,823.04 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RICHARD W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,822.90 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWHARD, THEODORE F Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $92,821.39 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, CHRIS D Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,821.37 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZENBERG, RICHARD S Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $92,821.33 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, RALPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,820.00 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTELLER, THOMAS N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,819.65 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, MURRAY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,819.42 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALWAHAIDY, OSAMEH Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $92,819.33 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDD, GARY W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $92,819.32 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, ANDRE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,818.26 Date 04/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, MARK K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,817.59 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, ROBERT J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,816.94 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONES, LUIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,816.82 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINFORD, EDWARD E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,815.51 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $92,814.64 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELRATH, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $92,814.11 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRANKLIN G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,810.70 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISONE, CHRISTEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,809.28 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWIRE, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $92,809.08 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Olean Amount $92,809.03 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, SARA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $92,806.45 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISLER, JEREMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,806.19 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $92,805.88 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAVON, GALE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, MARC D Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, CLAUDE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMESET, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, STEPHEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNELL, MARIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID S Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SHERYL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANO, CONNIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,805.88 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, JEFFREY P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHIKA, DARYL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DAVID Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARC B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISLIP, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JAMES A, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, STANLEY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, PATRICK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINER, MARK T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, ERNEST Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLICH, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, DAVID A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSCA, CATHY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, ANTHONY W, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHOLD, JAMES C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,805.88 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System