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 ORTIZ, BELINDA Employer name Orange County Amount $91,535.97 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, MARGARET J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $91,535.30 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $91,535.09 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, RENEE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,533.78 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, ROBERT D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $91,533.53 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, RHONDA C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $91,533.04 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RICHARD R, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,532.76 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTINI-BROWN, NADIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,532.09 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,531.95 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENYO, ROBERT G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,531.71 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMEAD, MAGLELIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $91,531.65 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, JOHN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,530.28 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ANDRISE R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $91,529.62 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHEYNE, PATTI L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $91,528.72 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, NICHOLAS R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,528.72 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, LAWRENCE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,527.75 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,526.83 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,526.14 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, DAVID M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $91,526.12 Date 03/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, VICTOR M Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $91,525.64 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECHARD, THEODORE J, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $91,524.89 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKALAJUNAS, THOMAS A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $91,523.31 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, GEORGE F Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $91,523.14 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JONATHAN H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $91,522.76 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, YVETTE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $91,522.08 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGINSKI, ANDREW H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,522.08 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,522.08 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, VICTORIA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,522.08 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, JOHN B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,522.08 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORIELLO, DAVIDE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $91,522.08 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATS, YEVGENIY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $91,522.08 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEUSKE, HEIDI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,521.82 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,521.80 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,521.17 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CASEY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,520.75 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MAITE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,520.37 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDER, ORVILLE, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $91,520.33 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARK A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $91,520.33 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKER, MICHAEL C W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,520.00 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEELLE, DAVID Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $91,518.90 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADICK, JASON R Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $91,518.39 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, OMAR J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,518.30 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLASPER, EMILY E Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $91,518.26 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ANTHONY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $91,518.04 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLITTIERI, CARL P Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $91,517.40 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, JEANNE V Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $91,517.36 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SARA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,516.76 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGESE, ANGELO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,516.62 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,516.62 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNWOODY, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,516.23 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIER, JAMES Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,515.32 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, MARCO Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,514.98 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,514.54 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPE, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,514.54 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BORTEL, JOHN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,514.54 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JIANBING Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,513.62 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUNIN, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,513.24 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALFONSO, MARIO D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,513.24 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $91,513.24 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, ALVIN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,512.46 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZY, ERIC J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,512.46 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, RICHARD D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,512.46 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, DAVID F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,512.46 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ROBERT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,512.46 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, MICHELLE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,512.46 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, ANGELA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,511.58 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEL, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $91,510.55 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARALLO, DONNA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $91,506.84 Date 09/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIGAN, ERIN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,506.75 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BEVERLY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,506.39 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIMES, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,504.66 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, KEITH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,504.66 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $91,504.15 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENEPENT, ELLEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,502.14 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $91,501.90 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KRISTINE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,501.54 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, KARL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,501.54 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $91,501.54 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPES, KIM M Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,500.54 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, GLENN E Employer name Department of State Amount $91,500.50 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SUSAN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $91,499.90 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, ROBERT S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $91,499.65 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTILE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $91,497.90 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARY K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $91,495.45 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VIVIANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $91,495.45 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, THOMAS A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $91,495.45 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, PAUL A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $91,494.83 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,494.70 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, NATHANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,494.46 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,494.00 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOIA, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $91,493.28 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, CHARLES W, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $91,493.22 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,493.22 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, KAREN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,493.22 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SHANNON Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $91,492.63 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCER, ROGER A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $91,492.12 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, MICHELE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,492.02 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,491.92 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $91,491.92 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGE, GLENAX H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,490.82 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System