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 KLEM, GREGORY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,799.83 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORI, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,799.81 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, TERESA W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $90,799.58 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, RENATE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,799.26 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, MATTHEW J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,799.02 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PATRICK P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,798.78 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICCI, BETTY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,798.14 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, SANDRA M Employer name Education Department Amount $90,797.46 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, VINCENT N Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $90,796.79 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANHUEZA, GEORGE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,796.39 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, DONALD N Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $90,796.13 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $90,796.12 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOG, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,794.29 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,794.22 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEURY, DAVE J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $90,793.49 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, SUSAN B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,793.09 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE, CATHY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,792.27 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKICKI, MATTHEW C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $90,792.08 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURSEL, JEFFREY J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,791.72 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENETOS, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,791.30 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, GINA S Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $90,791.07 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, CHARLES A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $90,789.92 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENKER, JOHN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,788.83 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMANABHA PILLAI, AJAYAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,788.19 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, GERALD W, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,786.52 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUDNEY, MARY JANE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $90,786.52 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARABAUGH, JOHN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,785.87 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SAMANTHA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,785.87 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, KENNETH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,784.91 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,784.52 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTINO, NANCY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,783.96 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $90,783.77 Date 12/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GRISEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,783.33 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELONEK, DONALD B, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,782.38 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RANDY N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,782.05 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAPI, TUSHAR J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,780.00 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, KEVIN T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,779.35 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, DAVID J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $90,779.23 Date 04/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLEZZA, WILLIAM J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,778.79 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYREK, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,778.34 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUZZI, JAMES J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,778.30 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,778.30 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, GILLIAN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,777.69 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWSKI, JAMES R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $90,777.25 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, SHAWN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,777.16 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGINOTTI, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,776.42 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, PETER A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,775.92 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,775.54 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREAGOR, RICHARD A Employer name Putnam County Amount $90,775.32 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABIE, SHERRY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,773.92 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ELENA Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $90,773.88 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,773.67 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABALOLA, YEJIDE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,773.35 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LESHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,772.86 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROBERT L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $90,771.83 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCZYNSKI, ROBERT F Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $90,771.79 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRADLEY K Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $90,771.67 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,771.60 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRZYMALA, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,771.37 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $90,771.13 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, ANTHONY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $90,769.97 Date 11/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,769.15 Date 09/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBERT K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,768.31 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADLU, HENRY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,767.98 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBLEY, DIEDRA G Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $90,767.98 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $90,767.33 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRI, ROBERT S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,767.29 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, LINDA M Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $90,767.11 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JENNIFER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,767.04 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GAVIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $90,766.74 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SCOTT A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,766.24 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PETER L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,765.99 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATHODATHIL, NISHA T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,765.92 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, PHILIP L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,765.89 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, KYLE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,765.76 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIRMENT, STEPHEN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $90,765.55 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,764.83 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $90,764.35 Date 12/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTA, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,764.32 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRD, DANIEL T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,764.11 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MICAELA F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,764.01 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SANDY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,763.66 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINELLI, DOUG C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,763.47 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,763.00 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVICH, NATALIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,761.94 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKNER, CHARLES R Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $90,760.95 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JACQUELINE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $90,760.91 Date 02/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIDO, DEAN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $90,760.83 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, DIANE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,760.28 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCEBO, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,760.09 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SOPHIAMMA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,759.45 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JEFFREY A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $90,759.13 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LIONEL F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $90,758.80 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWOLA, MATTHEW D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $90,758.72 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, JAMES G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,758.72 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEAU, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $90,758.50 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,757.88 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, MARGARET C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,757.32 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGWOJI, MATTHEW Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,756.77 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARESE, CLARE A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $90,755.73 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System