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 MENDEZ, DAVID Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $92,528.16 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, SHAUN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,528.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, GERALD Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,527.96 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, LOUIS W Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,527.40 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAUL J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $92,526.03 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STANLEY W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $92,525.90 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSICA, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $92,525.68 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, COREY K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,525.53 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,524.86 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $92,524.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVERKAMP, FRANK O Employer name Dutchess County Amount $92,524.10 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,523.28 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $92,522.66 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, THOMAS J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,522.30 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, NANCY B Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $92,521.71 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, VALERIE K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $92,521.66 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMALA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,520.79 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTRANTO, WILLIAM J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $92,520.48 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, PABLO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,520.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IGOE, JOSEPH P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $92,519.63 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUZANNE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $92,519.36 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $92,518.55 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDEE, MARTIN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,518.08 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILFORD, NATHANIEL R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $92,517.65 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIERRA, JUAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,517.19 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, FRANK D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,516.72 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SHAWN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,516.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $92,516.39 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, BRIAN P Employer name City of Hornell Amount $92,514.53 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ERIC M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $92,514.40 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, WALTER M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $92,513.31 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARY T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,512.69 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSE, OTIS Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $92,512.10 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEO, GAETANO G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,511.86 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, THERESE P Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $92,511.72 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, SIMON I Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $92,511.59 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPISS, CORY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,511.17 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOEL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $92,510.21 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERIDGE, ROBERTA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $92,510.02 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,508.85 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, TIFFANY A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,508.18 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DEIRDRE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,508.13 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KEITH P Employer name Niagara County Amount $92,507.92 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DENNIS A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,507.19 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ASHLEY EWERT Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $92,506.96 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, LORI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,505.55 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT S Employer name City of Troy Amount $92,505.49 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, FRANKLIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,504.72 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $92,504.61 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLES J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $92,504.22 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $92,503.53 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, BRIAN F Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $92,502.71 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRR, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,501.68 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $92,501.63 Date 11/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELLI, LUIGI Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $92,501.10 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,500.90 Date 01/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSCLES, JOSEPH S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $92,500.20 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, GEORGE S, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $92,499.55 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $92,499.11 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MARY ANN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $92,498.94 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BETH A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $92,498.64 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, KAREN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LORIANN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, RUSSELL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, MARK D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, ALICE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,498.64 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,495.67 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENO, MA LENITHY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,495.12 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, NOREEN E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,495.05 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, LEONARD N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,495.00 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $92,494.66 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, PATRICIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,494.00 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSOR, CHAD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,493.88 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDNER, GLENN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,493.40 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGOTT, PATRICK P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,492.99 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILE, CARMEN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,492.15 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTAMARK, ANDRE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,491.70 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHUBRIGHT, SCOTT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,491.62 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, KEITH E, JR Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $92,491.38 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDWERG, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $92,491.05 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, MARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,490.82 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTER, ERIC P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,490.82 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,489.98 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, KERIANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,489.52 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $92,488.97 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTZ, EDWARD A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $92,487.97 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, EDWARD V Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $92,487.46 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, LAURIE G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,487.00 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, CAMERON B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $92,486.95 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKENBURGH, JAMES G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,486.94 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOSS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,486.74 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, PAUL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $92,486.11 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, LEONA ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,485.90 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOVE, JON D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $92,485.70 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROXANNE L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $92,485.28 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTELNIK, THOMAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,485.16 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMIE, HENRY G, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,484.22 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System