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 SIMHA, DIVYA V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,661.89 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LUKRICIA N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,661.01 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ERIK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,660.25 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BONNIE H Employer name Erie County Amount $92,659.82 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DINA L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $92,659.09 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIK, CAROL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,659.00 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, BRUNO J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $92,657.85 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, WANDA I Employer name NYC Judges Amount $92,657.75 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, ADAM M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $92,657.46 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, JACQUELINE S Employer name Orange County Amount $92,657.29 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, DAVID B, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,656.85 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANDRINO, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,656.81 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, LUANN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $92,656.26 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $92,656.00 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MARVIN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,655.67 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, LINDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $92,655.25 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERANUS Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $92,655.19 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ADRIAN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,654.20 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPIO, EDIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,652.84 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $92,652.59 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, BRIAN Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $92,652.36 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,652.36 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, JOSEPH M Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $92,652.29 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, SARAH A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $92,651.28 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,650.29 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,649.89 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLICHKO, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,649.61 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BLENIS, SCOTT W Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,648.66 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRIAN W Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $92,648.06 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESENCIA, ALEXIS B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,647.42 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHAUNCEY W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $92,647.03 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH D Employer name Ontario County Amount $92,646.94 Date 03/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, GAIL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,646.42 Date 05/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER K Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,645.57 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, JOANNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,644.50 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ASHWIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,644.40 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, KIM E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $92,644.18 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBSTMAN, PAUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,643.56 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANELLO, LAURA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,643.46 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DIANE K Employer name Orange County Amount $92,643.45 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, DANIEL M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $92,641.90 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $92,641.64 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, CECELIA Employer name Orange County Amount $92,641.04 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, CAROLE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $92,640.64 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MARIE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,639.94 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, MARIBEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,638.91 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROPPER, CRYSTAL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,638.48 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ROBERT M Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $92,638.44 Date 11/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $92,637.87 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $92,637.82 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWAL, JANET I Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $92,637.35 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERMAN, JAY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,637.18 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DONALD R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $92,637.05 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDHAM, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,636.54 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, LINDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $92,636.05 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ANISHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,635.92 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLA, KELLY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,635.76 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOVA, KUJTIM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,635.35 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WLOCH, RICHARD R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $92,635.11 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROYER, RICHARD J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $92,634.70 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRON, MAX A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,634.32 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILEK, IAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,634.14 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, ALLISON J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,633.89 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASLEY, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,632.96 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBEL, JARED K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $92,632.72 Date 02/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, DIEGO F Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $92,632.62 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LARRY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,632.57 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KENNETH T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $92,632.29 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTHOFER, CASEY J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $92,632.18 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, JOSEPH E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $92,632.00 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, LISA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,631.81 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNISH, KIMBERLY BOUCHER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,631.81 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,631.81 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VINCENT J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $92,631.81 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID S Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $92,631.81 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, CELESTE A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $92,631.80 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, SHIRLEY P A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $92,630.96 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, JAMES M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,630.64 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,630.50 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, FRANK S Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $92,630.07 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, ERIKA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $92,629.42 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KRISTOFFER R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $92,629.30 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,627.14 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, CINDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,626.95 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, ERIC G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $92,626.53 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ANDREW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,626.19 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,625.84 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,625.66 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLIFT, WILLIAM Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $92,625.31 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARCIA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,624.68 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE-FRANCIS, SHEILA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,624.48 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRA, CARMELA C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $92,624.35 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, LYNN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $92,624.34 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MILOXSSI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,624.22 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAJ, NAITA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,622.27 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHENER, JOY E Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $92,622.00 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GLENN E, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,621.81 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, DORIS L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $92,621.43 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, MADELINE Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $92,619.95 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JASON J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $92,619.56 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System