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 LONDON, CHARLESA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,799.72 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDERBURN, WENDY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,799.72 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,798.79 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, DAVON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,798.16 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, GERARD A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $92,797.88 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LYNETTE S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $92,797.52 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTBACKA, WILLIAM G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,796.96 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICK, DAWN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,796.52 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $92,796.52 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SIJI P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $92,795.41 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, RHONDA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $92,793.18 Date 02/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWKOW, LESLIE W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $92,793.06 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLYER, ERIC J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,791.93 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZAN-WILLIAMS, LORETTA Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,790.79 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIROLA, THOMAS P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,790.75 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD-LUKIS, CHRISTIE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,790.54 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $92,788.52 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEAT, KEITH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,788.44 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, ROBERTO Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,787.81 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERON, VALERIE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,787.40 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERTAG, KAREN Employer name New City Library Amount $92,786.14 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDISCO, TAMARA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $92,785.42 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBURY, BARON V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,785.18 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, FRANK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,785.14 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, STEPHEN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,785.10 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,784.84 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRONICO, DONNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,784.55 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOOMAHAL, STEWART Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $92,784.45 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, BRUCE T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $92,783.94 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FRANCISCA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,783.39 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CARLYLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,782.88 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, EDWARD G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $92,782.80 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVE, BRAD D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $92,782.72 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDALONI, RHONDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,782.39 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LOUIS A Employer name Orange County Amount $92,781.99 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, HAVIVA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,780.67 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,780.30 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, THEODY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,779.45 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, CHARLES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,778.70 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, DEIDRE N Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $92,778.49 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASILE, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $92,777.98 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, PAMELA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,775.92 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTERO, DANIEL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $92,775.86 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKNAUER, JAMES F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,775.25 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, MATTHEW L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $92,774.33 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURNIAK, MARK D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $92,774.04 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, ARNOLD B, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,773.66 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,772.90 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, GREGORY J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $92,770.83 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, KHAMTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,770.63 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACIC, STEVEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,769.56 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNERS, DANA J Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $92,769.42 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMBACH, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,768.03 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTUESE, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,768.00 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIZIO, CURT J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $92,767.52 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALOTICO, CARL G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $92,767.34 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY ANNE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $92,766.67 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LEO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,766.60 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALFONSO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,765.44 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNICKS, LOUISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $92,764.69 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELINE T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $92,763.23 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIN, GINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,762.30 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,761.74 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JOSEPH W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,761.72 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ANTOINETTE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,761.72 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, WALTER N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,761.64 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEEPER, DIANNE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $92,760.96 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEK, DIANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,760.84 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,760.60 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, PAMELA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,760.03 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ADRIANE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,758.41 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $92,758.14 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFERSEN, SUSAN E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $92,757.75 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, YOLANDA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $92,757.04 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DANIEL F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,756.69 Date 08/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREY, NEIL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,756.25 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORINO, DONNA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $92,756.15 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ANNAH P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $92,756.15 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $92,756.15 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, CHARLES S, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $92,756.15 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JESSE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,755.90 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, SANDRA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $92,755.18 Date 04/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLANDER, BONNIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $92,755.06 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, VANESSA D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $92,754.90 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, DEBORA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,754.33 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ORLANDO Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,754.24 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WARREN D Employer name Greene County Amount $92,754.01 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, JOSEE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $92,753.65 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, SALVATORE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $92,753.06 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUSSE, YOLENE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $92,752.84 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, COURTNEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,752.20 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN-HARBICH, NANCY Employer name Cornell University Amount $92,752.08 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKERT, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,751.96 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,750.90 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,750.82 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, CHRIS A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $92,750.23 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, ELAINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,750.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES MC CURDY, HOLLY B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $92,749.57 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALAN, DIANE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,747.28 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, MAURICE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $92,747.21 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System