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 GEYER, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $91,307.01 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,306.54 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCONE, GABRIELLA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,306.07 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, JANET L Employer name Bryant Library Amount $91,305.71 Date 08/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, CAROLYN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,304.45 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLENBACK, MARIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $91,304.13 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, SIJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,304.07 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JEFFERY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,303.13 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPIL, CLARAMMA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,302.29 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, EVAN R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $91,301.59 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SUSAN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,301.25 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DEAN A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $91,300.81 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLADO, JULISSA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,300.30 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANG, VANESSA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,300.30 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, SONDRA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,300.30 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, TIMOTHY W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,300.26 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TRACEY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,299.91 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRIGETTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,299.38 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANDREW E Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,299.35 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LAUREN R Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $91,299.28 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, DENISE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,299.12 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, JAMES P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $91,299.08 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALOVICH, STEPHEN Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,299.06 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RADAMES, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,298.82 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, VANCE G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $91,298.40 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,297.89 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ERIC D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,297.82 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,297.48 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPARELLI, PAOLO Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $91,296.40 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAO, KIMMY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,295.06 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, PASQUALINO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,294.54 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHENCOURT-GARCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,293.83 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $91,293.49 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPALLO, JON M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $91,293.33 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSBERG, LYNNE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,292.61 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CLAUDE E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,292.35 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LENNARD T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $91,291.05 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $91,290.24 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, RANDOLPH S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,290.02 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHOUT, MARY ELLEN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,289.69 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, NANCY D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,289.38 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, JASMIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,289.38 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, DIANE V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,289.38 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, DIANNE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $91,287.99 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, ANNE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,287.48 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,286.99 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGRO, FRANK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,286.67 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $91,286.49 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTEL, MARYANN C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $91,286.44 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,286.40 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOVIC, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,284.96 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRINGTON, ARLINE S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,284.53 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $91,284.47 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,284.18 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, ANDREA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,284.08 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, STEVEN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $91,283.56 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGES, J MICHAEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $91,283.56 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLE, LINDSAY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,283.02 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCKIPP, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,282.50 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ASHLEY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $91,282.40 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILJUS, JONATHAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,282.39 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, JACK M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,282.12 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINK, DAVID J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $91,281.17 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRERA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,280.75 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, LEI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,280.54 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SAMUEL O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,279.80 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CYR, FRANK R, JR Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $91,279.68 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGDEN, RICHARD L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $91,279.40 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLENSKI, CRAIG M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,277.70 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISO, MARK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,277.24 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETZEL-LEONE, ERIC D, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,277.20 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAN, MARIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,276.02 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, EARL H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $91,275.89 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITZ, ERIK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,275.13 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUAIB, ATOLAGBE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,274.89 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, GLENROY P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,273.39 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KEVIN F Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $91,273.25 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, ERWIN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,272.57 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,272.51 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, THEODORE J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $91,271.20 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, JOHN Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $91,270.89 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,270.62 Date 05/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $91,270.57 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $91,270.16 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,270.14 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, EVICE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $91,269.07 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALEPOROS, SHELLY A Employer name Department of State Amount $91,268.30 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,266.68 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETHER, ANN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,266.40 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,265.64 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCADAMO, FRANK A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,264.82 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERO, NANETTE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,263.34 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES E Employer name City of Olean Amount $91,262.88 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, JULIE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,262.42 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DAVID A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,262.41 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELKO, BRENDA L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,261.97 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGAN, THEODORE B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $91,261.24 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, ERIC V Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $91,260.00 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, RICKY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,259.38 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABIN, WILLIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,259.19 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System