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 SESSIONS, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,755.08 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, JOHN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,754.68 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGFIELD, JAMES Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $90,753.67 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, JEREMIAH W Employer name Orange County Amount $90,753.42 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODELAND, SHERYL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,752.78 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DEBORAH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,752.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURINA CHARLES, RHODA, MS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,752.78 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUECA, AGNES U Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,752.78 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORANA, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,752.74 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKNER, JOHN R, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,750.83 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, DAMIAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $90,750.74 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYO, MICHELE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,750.58 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, EDWIN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,750.28 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKEWICZ, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,750.07 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABBINGER, JODI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,749.10 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, JASON T Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,748.63 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GIGLIO, CATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,747.86 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATZ, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $90,747.58 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESHLEMAN, EDWARD B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $90,745.35 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTONS, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,744.46 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TODD F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,743.07 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELL, GREGORY G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $90,742.97 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LODINI, PATRICK G Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,742.84 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, OWEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,742.05 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,741.74 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETTNER, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $90,741.31 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, PETER K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,741.22 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALES, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $90,740.88 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STYLES, KENNETH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,740.00 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMYTTENAERE, NANCY Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDULLO, LOUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, MICHAEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTSIFUL-AMISSAH, DOMINIC K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHEA, ELENORE G Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,739.36 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, VIRGINIA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,739.36 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEN, BARBARA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,739.36 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINO, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISULK, ADRIA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 10/13/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TIMOTHY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LINDEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 03/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIMURRO, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARGARET C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKIEWICZ, CHESTER J Employer name Department of State Amount $90,739.36 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIRENBERG, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,739.36 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, PAUL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKARD, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JAMES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, BONNIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSHAW, PAMELA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHARLES B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLLIE, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLFORD, DIANE H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 06/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLOP, SCOTT W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,739.36 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $90,739.36 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $90,739.36 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TASHA E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $90,739.36 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, RUSSELL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,739.36 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERGOSITS, EMERY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,739.36 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADIA, JUAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,739.36 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,739.36 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDOLIVA, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,739.36 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLER, WALTER P Employer name Education Department Amount $90,739.36 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, WILLIAM M Employer name Education Department Amount $90,739.36 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MELINDA A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKELLICK, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MARK A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $90,739.36 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ROBIN D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,739.36 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBEN, JAMES S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,739.36 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIC, STEPHANIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-LARK, DELORES Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,739.36 Date 08/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, MARYANN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,739.36 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, WILLIAM B Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $90,739.36 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSLER, CRAIG R Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $90,739.36 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, MARGARET P Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASHER, MURIEL G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, ROSE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,739.36 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZA, ELLICE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,739.36 Date 01/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLADYS D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,739.36 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVILLE, DEBRA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $90,739.36 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, PHILIP J Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $90,739.36 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JAIME M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,739.36 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHKOW, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,739.23 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KEVIN O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,738.89 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAN JUAN, ROMMEL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,738.24 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULL, MATTHEW L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $90,737.72 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALO, JAMES V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,737.66 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPUCCIO, PETER F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,737.54 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCE, TRACY A Employer name Albany County Amount $90,737.41 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, WALTER D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,737.14 Date 06/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUMA, IFEANYI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,737.02 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, JOLLY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,736.76 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SUSAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,735.84 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,735.84 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,735.43 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, GEORGE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,735.30 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System