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 WARD-MC MANUS, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,270.23 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHERYL A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $92,269.54 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEREK P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $92,269.52 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INTYRE, TREVOR G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $92,268.63 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, GEORGE R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,267.79 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERDOCK, JEFFREY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,267.10 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZMAN, LAWRENCE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,266.91 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLS, JOHN A Employer name Baldwin Fire District Amount $92,266.22 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARCIA V Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,265.83 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOSS, SONDRA Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,265.41 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DAVID D Employer name Orange County Amount $92,265.33 Date 01/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADD, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,264.96 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,264.04 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, JANET E Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $92,264.02 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAK, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,263.49 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIER, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $92,262.71 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAUL E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $92,262.71 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALORE, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $92,262.39 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, REGINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,261.26 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOYEDNY, HENRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,261.26 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PATRICK V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $92,260.64 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $92,259.74 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $92,259.18 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTER, LORI J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,259.05 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEMAN-BAK, KARA L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,259.00 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, KATHRYN V Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,259.00 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DOUG J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $92,258.45 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULHAMUS, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,258.40 Date 07/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LORRAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $92,256.84 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUETTE, TERESA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,256.01 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, PAUL C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $92,255.85 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, PERRY L Employer name Erie County Amount $92,255.59 Date 03/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EDGARDO L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,254.07 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, MICHAEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $92,253.76 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,252.45 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, YOLANDA O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,252.27 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $92,252.07 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVENA, JAMES F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,251.49 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHION, ANDREA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $92,250.46 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,249.54 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUD, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,248.31 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, NORMAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,248.00 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRIAN G Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $92,247.10 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPEYSTER, JANET Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $92,246.98 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU, CHASE L Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $92,246.80 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, SHEA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,246.60 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMLER, JOHN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,246.36 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,245.24 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHEAL J Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $92,244.98 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZERBANIEWICZ, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $92,244.54 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $92,244.54 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,244.47 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ROSA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,243.98 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKY, MARK W Employer name Broome County Amount $92,243.93 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, CERISSA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,241.94 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLIN-ALILIONIS, HEATHER M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $92,241.79 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, LINDA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $92,240.88 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, LEONARD D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,240.56 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, HARRY B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $92,240.40 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROSINA, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,240.24 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,240.21 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOSEPH L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $92,239.45 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATUR, ALLA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,239.45 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, MELANIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,239.32 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIG, GEORGIA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,239.22 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, TARA MICHELE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,237.76 Date 04/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LESLEY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,234.78 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIEH-LI, JANET Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $92,231.57 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BOBBY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,230.57 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, MOLLIE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,230.42 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENETTE, MICHELE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,229.80 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,228.73 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASSETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $92,228.66 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANUELE, GREGORY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,227.72 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVARD, RAY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,227.72 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, KRISTEN M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $92,227.72 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODOLUTO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,226.01 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERTON, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,225.32 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, DAVID L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $92,224.97 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDONDO, JENNY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $92,223.98 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAMES P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,223.58 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,223.23 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, LORI A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $92,223.06 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRUBIA, WILFREDO V Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $92,222.80 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,222.43 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, JOHN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,221.64 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES-PENNICOOKE, NIKKI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,220.55 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GEORGE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $92,218.79 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSBERGER, DAVID C Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $92,218.62 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, JEREMY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $92,216.77 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, COLLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,216.35 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, MARK L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,215.89 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARTT, WENDY N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,215.82 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $92,215.78 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVENTURE, JULIE B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,214.72 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRUCE J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $92,214.70 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $92,214.45 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $92,213.54 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLICKI, HENRY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,212.18 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, JAMES P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $92,211.39 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System