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 GRIFFITH, ANTHONY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,862.26 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LISA M, MS Employer name Chemung County Amount $91,861.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, SAVERIO A, JR Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $91,861.75 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $91,861.66 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLLES, ERIC E Employer name City of Batavia Amount $91,860.72 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRERO, MARYANN S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $91,860.53 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSHUA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,860.03 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,860.03 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,860.03 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWEE, ANDREW M Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,860.03 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, BRUCE R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,859.43 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $91,859.00 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KRISTEN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,858.73 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,858.24 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KATHRYN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,856.87 Date 11/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, DONALD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,856.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISA, BENJAMIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $91,856.60 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIUK, ANDREW J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $91,855.21 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,854.22 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPPER, GORDON L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $91,854.10 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENTIN, STEVEN D Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $91,853.75 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, PAUL F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $91,853.28 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTS, CATHERINE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,852.09 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUCHET, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,851.96 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSE, TIFFANY M K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $91,851.68 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, JORDAN R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $91,851.54 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOUBERT, LINDA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,851.06 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRERISE, CHARLES R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,850.49 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVAY, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,850.26 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALAN R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,849.80 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, SALVATORE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,848.81 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $91,848.80 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSEN, ROBERT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,847.77 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, MARK S Employer name City of Troy Amount $91,846.68 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,845.92 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, RICKY P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $91,845.70 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGSBY, ANDREW K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,844.80 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONEY, MARYLAND M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,843.62 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,843.02 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDGE, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,842.84 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBERG, JAMES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,842.40 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES C Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $91,842.36 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,841.95 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEER, GRACE T A Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $91,841.56 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, GREGORY J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $91,841.28 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,840.81 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CATHERINE M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $91,840.66 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEDRICH, JANE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $91,840.00 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASO, CYNTHIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,839.78 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, KEVIN Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,839.06 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NTAMBI, SALOMY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,838.89 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, CAROL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,838.60 Date 03/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARIO, JOHN J, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,838.28 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $91,838.12 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, ANDREA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,837.81 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, RONNIE R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,837.58 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKEY, LAURA V S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,837.17 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGROSSO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $91,836.83 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILTON, JOHN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,836.61 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACKLYNN V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,835.87 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DAVID E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $91,835.80 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRACE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,835.08 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, REGINALD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,834.14 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DEANNA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,834.13 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAIR, KEVIN P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $91,833.39 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUEGER, RICHARD C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $91,832.49 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROWOOD, RICHARD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,832.33 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $91,831.55 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,831.23 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,830.47 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, KENNETH E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,829.40 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLES, DANIEL R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,829.13 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE-LEHMAN, MARILYN L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $91,828.02 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, RONALD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,827.59 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROUTY, JOHN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,826.87 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, GARY R Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $91,826.79 Date 07/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK, NINA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,826.59 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILDMAN, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,826.47 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, SARA R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $91,826.28 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKULSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $91,825.56 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENZULLO, ERNEST A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $91,824.31 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOUGALL, JOHN A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $91,824.30 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMERDINE, RONALD J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $91,823.60 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILLE, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $91,822.84 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOEL F Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $91,822.59 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, YESENIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $91,822.52 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, WILLIAM A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,822.42 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJARSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,821.75 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, MARCUS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,820.14 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUEN, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,818.53 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $91,816.57 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNICA, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,816.15 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $91,815.34 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, YULITZA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,815.03 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, GREGORY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,814.90 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, PAUL G Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $91,814.84 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, BRUCE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,812.67 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, ROBERT A, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,811.98 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIENGIEL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,811.81 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JOHN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,811.78 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System