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 MONTES, JOSE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,066.73 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIDA, ELENA C Employer name Albany County Amount $91,066.55 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $91,064.88 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, DONALD R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $91,063.66 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,063.50 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRE, MARYSE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,063.31 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, DANA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,062.77 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENNAMO, MATHEW J, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $91,061.90 Date 02/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RANDAL T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,061.82 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNAH, EVELYN A Employer name Albany County Amount $91,060.77 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, STEVEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,060.59 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, STEPHANIE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,060.24 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, BROOKE B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,059.30 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANTE, ELLEN I Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $91,058.42 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,057.20 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAWIK, PAMELA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,054.91 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOHN P Employer name Essex County Amount $91,053.14 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KEVIN T Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $91,052.47 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPERSINO, LOUIS, II Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,052.15 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRILL, SANDRA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $91,051.63 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBELLAN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,050.93 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLISCHONN, ERIC D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,050.18 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMILL, CATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,050.04 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, RICKY J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $91,050.00 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ALBERT T Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,049.64 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,048.78 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANDREW P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $91,048.67 Date 04/16/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKI, PAMELA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,048.44 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,046.92 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, STEVEN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,046.92 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ANTHONY B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,046.67 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $91,046.02 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAGAKI, ETSUKO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,045.18 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAL, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,045.17 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, HENRY C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,044.87 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKETA, CHRIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,043.64 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTO, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,042.94 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PATRICK J Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,042.94 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC BRIDE, JASON A Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,042.94 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODRID, DOUGLAS L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,042.86 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDFIELD, TOBY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $91,042.69 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $91,042.34 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONSETT, CLIFFORD K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $91,042.09 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JOHN H, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $91,041.36 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STEPHEN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,041.16 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, PAMELA G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $91,040.61 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTT, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,040.23 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JEAN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $91,039.56 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ERIC A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $91,038.53 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EVA I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,034.82 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,034.22 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MAUREEN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,032.88 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEERATTAN, DEOKIE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $91,032.63 Date 07/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGHOFFER, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,031.60 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJALOWICZ, ALISA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,031.33 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON-FOX, VIVIENNE H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,030.78 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JENNY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $91,029.98 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOMALA, KATRINA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $91,029.59 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,028.96 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,028.49 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $91,027.79 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, STEVEN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,026.90 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $91,026.13 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $91,025.44 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KAREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,025.15 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,025.04 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, ANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,024.91 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, VICTOR M, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,024.61 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICKINGER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,024.06 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARS, SUSAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,023.74 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, SCOTT R Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $91,023.23 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DOUGLAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,021.56 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGIENTO, LINDA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,021.42 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, DELONYA K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $91,020.81 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, LYNN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,020.30 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, JULIE ILANA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,018.46 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,018.03 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $91,018.02 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH M, II Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $91,017.97 Date 09/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGERON, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,017.74 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,017.63 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, PAUL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,016.56 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTA, LUIGI C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $91,015.41 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $91,014.10 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JOHN F Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $91,013.22 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, SHANE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,012.83 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDLE, JAMAR L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $91,012.82 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, DAVID L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,012.78 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,012.71 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $91,012.29 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKRY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $91,011.98 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CAROLYN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,011.85 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON, TERRI W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $91,011.68 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOT, MONICA J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,011.40 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KATHLEEN F Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $91,011.21 Date 04/20/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, THOMAS F Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,010.93 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADLEC, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,010.47 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PAULO E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,009.16 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUTIA, JOHN A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $91,009.10 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,008.63 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System