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 SCHEID, PETER E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $91,590.22 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, ANTHONY A Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $91,590.03 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DOUGLAS M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $91,589.67 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,589.33 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,589.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,589.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETTY, SHEETAL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,589.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, RICKIE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,588.54 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,586.69 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOLINO, THOMAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,586.07 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, JEFFREY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,585.44 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECKER, CRAIG E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,584.10 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, RHONDA Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,584.09 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDULAKA, MATTHIAS O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $91,584.03 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, DANIEL P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,583.43 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,583.17 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,583.07 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RYAN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,581.59 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, COLLEEN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,580.56 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKALO, JOHN, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,580.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATES, RUSSELL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,580.33 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRIAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,580.28 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUND, RYAN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,579.98 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, TYEESE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,579.83 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, TRAVIS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $91,579.52 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEEVARGHESE, SUSAMMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,579.34 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID G Employer name City of Utica Amount $91,578.67 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, VINCENT S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,578.15 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIHOF, WALTER E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $91,578.15 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODIAK, LYNN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,577.92 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, JOSEPH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,577.87 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, GEORGE W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,577.65 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMEGI, CHITURU O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $91,577.03 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,576.53 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HERBERT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $91,576.09 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, DANIEL P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,576.00 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNOOPARAMBIL, CYRIL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,575.64 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, ROBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,574.82 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MONICA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,574.36 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,574.01 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, DEREK M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,572.23 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEINER, LAWRENCE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,572.19 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JAMES R, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,572.17 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENACCHIO, GREGORY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,572.00 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSHOFF, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,571.94 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN-CHANCE, SHAWN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,571.74 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUZZI, KENNETH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,571.74 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GARFIELD R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,571.74 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, YI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,571.74 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTOR, SAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,571.74 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, ETHAN V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,571.74 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, SHARON B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,571.74 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORESKY, MARSHA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,571.74 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, ROBERT S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,571.74 Date 06/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYZ, ESTHER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,571.44 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHARON J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $91,571.39 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, EDWARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,571.27 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, ROBERT A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,570.94 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPORTO, LAUREL O Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $91,570.17 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONI, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,569.96 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MIGUEL R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,569.18 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, PETER L Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $91,569.14 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESAI, AVANA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,569.03 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHELDON Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $91,568.88 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JAMES C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $91,568.81 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVA, MOISES A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,568.62 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JEAN V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,567.92 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, THOMAS E, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,567.78 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, KEITH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,567.72 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, CASSANDRE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,567.68 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKER, BETH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,567.30 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRYK, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $91,566.73 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAINERI, DAVID R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $91,566.11 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBENE, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $91,566.03 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBBIE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $91,565.64 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,565.57 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, KEVIN B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,565.49 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,565.13 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZAN, MONICA V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,565.01 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTI, DONALD S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,564.26 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLEY, MATHEW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,563.93 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGALAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,562.47 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, BRIAN B Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,562.39 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYMANEK, JAMES J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $91,562.11 Date 10/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,561.87 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,561.47 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABALES, MAUREEN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $91,561.13 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHNER, RAMSEY A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $91,560.40 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, ANGEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,559.72 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGER, DIANA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,559.22 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAURSCH, MARY E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,559.22 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,558.61 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, BRIAN K Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $91,558.34 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, PAUL F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,558.07 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,557.20 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERKLE, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,556.84 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SINAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,556.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, SERENA N Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,556.38 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOICZECHOWSKI, STANLEY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,556.27 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORECCHIO, JOSEPH Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $91,556.16 Date 04/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System