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 SHAW, NICHOLAS A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $92,484.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, CHRISTIAN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $92,483.87 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DANIEL E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $92,483.85 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREN, JONATHAN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,482.75 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,482.70 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,482.70 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,482.70 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMAN, ELLIOT F Employer name Broome County Amount $92,482.64 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, JAMES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $92,482.44 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CAROL S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,482.01 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, NANCY Y Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $92,481.92 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMPP, ERIC E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $92,481.35 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEN, JEFFREY F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $92,480.82 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ALICE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,480.81 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, BRIAN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,480.80 Date 07/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $92,480.05 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, JOSEPH A Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $92,479.84 Date 09/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTAN, ANDREW J Employer name Putnam County Amount $92,479.81 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSNER, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $92,479.41 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, DANNY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,479.33 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JOSE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,479.06 Date 12/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEBBIE S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $92,478.88 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, HEATHER E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $92,478.88 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVIER, NAKIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,478.32 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JESSICA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,478.30 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH JOBITY, TONYELLE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $92,477.34 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, PAULA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $92,476.85 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,476.45 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, DOUGLAS B Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $92,476.30 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, ALBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,476.02 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIYAN, THOMAS K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $92,476.02 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, DENNIS W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,474.80 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,474.44 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, VITO F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,474.33 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, TASHA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $92,474.21 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, CASSANDRA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $92,473.93 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,471.60 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, PHILIP M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,471.48 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVACS, LESLIE S, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,470.79 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNERS, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,467.42 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBERS, MICHELLE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,467.32 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, JAMES W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,464.76 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MELISSA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,462.84 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JIANHUA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $92,462.76 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,462.76 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, JOSHUA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,462.65 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,461.84 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, FRANCIS O Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $92,461.37 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, TRACEY B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $92,460.92 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, DAVID M Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $92,460.75 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, LOUISA F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $92,460.41 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLER, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,460.34 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, AMY V Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $92,459.41 Date 09/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILERA, FAUSTO W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $92,458.50 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JANNET Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $92,456.58 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, JOHN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,455.62 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, BRIAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,455.07 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,453.57 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROA, LUIS R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,453.46 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIAS, JACOBO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,453.00 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZNOVSKY, SHEILA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,451.58 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, DAVID B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $92,451.23 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FABER L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $92,451.18 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLES, ROBERT R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $92,450.44 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINO, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,450.30 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LOGAN N E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $92,450.03 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIG, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Clinton County Amount $92,448.79 Date 08/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, SETH D Employer name City of Cortland Amount $92,447.70 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLS, AARON M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $92,447.25 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAD A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $92,447.16 Date 06/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, JOHN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,445.90 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHENBAUM, KERRIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,445.90 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASULA, KRIS S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,443.82 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,443.29 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GEOFFREY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $92,442.95 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE NEZZA, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,441.33 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, THOMAS L Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,439.62 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPIANI, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,438.82 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARISTON, KENNETH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,437.91 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, DAVID L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,437.32 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,437.03 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,436.68 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDUS, THOMAS H Employer name City of Olean Amount $92,435.49 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, ASHLEY L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $92,435.19 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIOLI, DANIEL P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $92,434.21 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANTHONY J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $92,433.80 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEE, MIN-HENG Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $92,433.80 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,433.56 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VIVIAN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,433.20 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, JOSEPH C Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $92,431.23 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $92,430.67 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFRIO, JENNIFER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,430.00 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $92,429.34 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BENJAMIN F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $92,428.96 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHBARD, GORDON K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,428.44 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, JERRY W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,427.43 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARYN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,425.50 Date 03/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BRIAN G Employer name City of Utica Amount $92,425.43 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELEAZER, JODIE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,425.39 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWERLS, KEVIN R Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $92,425.33 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System