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 DUNN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,887.45 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAF, SAFINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,887.13 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAK, VINCENT J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,887.02 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $90,885.01 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHER, ALANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,884.64 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RICHARD C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,884.26 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUGHANIAN, MITRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,883.27 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, AGNES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,883.25 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOCK, ROBERT C, III Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,883.21 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VODVARKA, SCOTT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,883.05 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC-ANTONAZZO, MICHELE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,882.86 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, FRANK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,882.70 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, GREG Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,882.70 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARALAM, MARISOL Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,882.27 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLITTO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,882.09 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFF, JAMES W Employer name City of Utica Amount $90,881.87 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMPISTY, JEFFREY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,881.31 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, LISA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,881.15 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, DONALD Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $90,881.12 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, JAMES F Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $90,879.94 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHERIECE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,878.52 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLENAR, STEPHEN F Employer name Wayne County Amount $90,878.01 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRIAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,877.54 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTRITTO, JOSEPH M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $90,877.54 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSUM, SANDRA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $90,875.72 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURGEON, JULIE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $90,875.72 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $90,875.04 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JUSTIN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,874.68 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,874.68 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, ALICIA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $90,874.39 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, LAWRENCE W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,873.30 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $90,873.23 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,873.12 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, DAVE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,872.69 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, JEFFREY W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $90,872.37 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJITH, SIMI A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,872.06 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BENJAMIN G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,872.03 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, RYAN T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,872.00 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLAINE, CAROLINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,871.11 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BOCCIO, PAUL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,870.94 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,870.00 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, CATRINA V Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,869.94 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYO, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $90,869.49 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENZO, CARLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,869.20 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,868.79 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, BRYAN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $90,868.59 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, GORDON G, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,867.76 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, DAN S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,865.58 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD J, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,863.76 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRALEY, CHARLES A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,863.54 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, JAMES G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,863.05 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZE, KAREN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,862.74 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, TODD L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $90,862.71 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $90,862.11 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLAS, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,861.42 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,861.42 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAFO, LAURA L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $90,861.06 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZAK, DANIEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $90,860.47 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURLAK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,860.39 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVO, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,860.02 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIN, MANON Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,860.00 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALY, CANDICE A Employer name Orange County Amount $90,858.12 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, LEAM C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $90,858.05 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PETER G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,857.84 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLE, MICHAEL Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $90,857.62 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHETT, ADAM K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,857.16 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRELLI, HEATHER H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,857.14 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,856.94 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVAL, CARLINE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,856.12 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIMARK, MARCELLA Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $90,855.74 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTODIO, JOHN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $90,855.71 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, MICHAEL N P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,854.02 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, GARY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,853.65 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,853.36 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, PATRICK F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,853.23 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DONNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,853.11 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, CURTIS L, JR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,851.87 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFANELLI, GERALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,851.09 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANZO, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $90,850.65 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, CHARLES B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,850.61 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, DANIEL R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,848.71 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, NINA C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,848.04 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DONALD J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,847.68 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, KAELA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,847.52 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEED, THEODORE J, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,847.30 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GHOSH, PALLAVI Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,846.86 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTO, BRUCE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,846.35 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SEAN H Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $90,846.02 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANDWILL, LISA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $90,845.93 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SONYA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,845.90 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALEXANDER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,845.55 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASCONE, JAMES J Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $90,845.07 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERVAN, MARK T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,844.72 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZULCZEWSKI, ANDREW P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,844.00 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, MICHAEL B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,843.78 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JAY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,843.14 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATEK, JACOB J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $90,842.52 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARKIN, SHANE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,842.10 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAME, MANSON A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $90,840.96 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, HERMAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,839.95 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System