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 LORD, URSULA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CATHLEEN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHAD C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $91,704.68 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEE, JOANNE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOHN W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JOAN K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, KEVIN G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,704.68 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, RONALD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $91,704.68 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, JEFFREY B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $91,704.68 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUBIAK, DANIEL M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $91,704.68 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMI, NEIL A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $91,704.68 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, PAUL D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $91,704.68 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RAY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,704.68 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $91,704.68 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, MICHAEL R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $91,704.68 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DAVID W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $91,704.10 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, TINA MARIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,703.20 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,703.20 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, NORMAN G, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,703.19 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGO, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,702.91 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEZEL, JAMES W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,702.09 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CINDY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,701.81 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JEFFREY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $91,701.29 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, MAUREEN Z Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $91,699.40 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,697.96 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,697.93 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-VILLEGAS, VIRGINIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,697.06 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUYLE, CRAIG F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $91,696.88 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERS, MICHELLE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,696.28 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOLL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $91,695.47 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIEMBLICKI, ROBERT A Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $91,695.28 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,695.18 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, SARITA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANNETTE D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, DEREK Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, BENJAMIN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSHATZKY, MARC R Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 11/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, CHENGMO J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 08/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, XIAO-HUA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICKSMAN, ANNE C Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, GLENN M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HUYKANG Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIZON, SALOMON Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, HARRY C Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSING, JEFFREY M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, GEORGE N Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, BRUCE A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, ASHFAQ M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNG, YUNN CHYN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, WEIMIN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICARDO Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUI, MARIA P Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $91,694.99 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, YING Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $91,694.99 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, AUDREY S Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $91,694.99 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIN, MIRA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,694.99 Date 10/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,694.99 Date 03/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADHABAN, MAHALINGAM Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,694.99 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCE, MARY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,694.99 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ALVIN L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINDEXTER, SEIDELL N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, LINDA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,694.99 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $91,694.51 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALSACE, ROY C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,694.50 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKTOR, COREY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Ind Dev Agc Amount $91,692.28 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIE, EDWARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,692.24 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,690.83 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, JUAN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $91,690.06 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, ROBERT A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,690.05 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULZ, RAYMOND G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,690.02 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSHTEYN, DAVID Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $91,688.74 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNECZ, TRACEY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $91,688.48 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $91,688.43 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, TIMOTHY A T Employer name Erie County Amount $91,688.26 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTA, GERARD Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,688.10 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDER, LONNIE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $91,687.94 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDENZIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,687.73 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, JANET E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,687.72 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIA, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $91,687.68 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRIOS-SPENCER, SYLVIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $91,687.17 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,686.68 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,686.30 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, ERNEST D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,686.27 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JOSEPH N Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $91,686.05 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFARELLI, ETTORE SCIPONE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,685.31 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ERIC C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $91,685.11 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, HARVEY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,685.07 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ALLEN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $91,684.70 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DAVID L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,683.97 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ONIX A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $91,683.20 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, JASON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,682.84 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ALLAN W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $91,681.60 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RAMON A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,681.55 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSENRATH, DAVID E Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,681.19 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAYMOND L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $91,680.93 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JACQUELINE S Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $91,680.30 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JACOB K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $91,680.03 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KIERAN J Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $91,679.89 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSKI, DWAYNE H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $91,679.83 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, GERARD R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,679.76 Date 03/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System