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 BENGIS, JOSHUA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,735.30 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEA, ROBERT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,734.74 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEDFELD, CHARLENE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,734.67 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of State Amount $90,734.54 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAISSON, TREVOR J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,734.54 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, RYAN J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,734.54 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARGARET Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,734.12 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, DAVID J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $90,733.75 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ALAN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,733.74 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABEL, ALINE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,732.62 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLINGER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,732.34 Date 06/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $90,732.22 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MARGARET M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,732.08 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LEROY, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $90,731.53 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, BRIAN C Employer name New City Library Amount $90,730.90 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HARKEN, CHERYL J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $90,730.33 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, SHENNOY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $90,730.28 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, JOEL Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $90,730.04 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DONNA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $90,729.51 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JON P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,729.20 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUETSCH, SUE ELLEN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,728.18 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $90,728.07 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DANIEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,726.38 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DENISE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,726.37 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURO, THERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,725.92 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZASKOS, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $90,724.80 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGHORN, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,724.60 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,724.57 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOHN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,724.28 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY-FABI, SHERYL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,724.09 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICELLI, ROBERT L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,723.61 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, VICTOR M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,723.51 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,723.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, PAMELA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,723.06 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, KRISTEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,722.64 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, BONNIE A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $90,722.64 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLORIOSO, SALVATORE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,722.32 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, GAIL R Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $90,721.44 Date 11/29/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, PATSY A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $90,721.22 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, COREY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,720.73 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $90,719.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANSON, ADRIAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,719.58 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, TRINA Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,718.65 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWNIA, ELAINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $90,718.17 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONERA, JAY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,717.77 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZYLOWSKI, BOGDAN Z Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,717.74 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $90,716.87 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, ANDREW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,716.12 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, GEORGE C, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,714.74 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,714.41 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, SCOTT E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,714.07 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, KARL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,713.10 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $90,712.74 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $90,712.32 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, LYNN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,712.32 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEPRIN, DAVID I Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,711.62 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ALEXANDER G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,711.60 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALONE, THOMAS L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,710.26 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, EDWARD W, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $90,710.24 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASUBONTENG, JULIUS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,710.02 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,709.79 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, JILL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,709.72 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, W BRUCE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,709.46 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, RICHARD N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,709.46 Date 04/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, WALTER M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,709.40 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,708.36 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, GORDON L Employer name Genesee County Amount $90,708.13 Date 02/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELLS, LERON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,707.54 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,707.35 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEE, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,706.48 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, RICHARD C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,706.32 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,706.10 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, TOMAS V Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $90,705.88 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JAMES P Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $90,705.38 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNA, PHILIP J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $90,705.37 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUON, SUZANNE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,704.00 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEK, KIM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,703.81 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOHN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,703.61 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAYUWANA, SYLVIA E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,703.13 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,701.97 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DEBORAH D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $90,701.87 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIKSEN, ENDERLI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,701.15 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGONIS, JOHN W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,700.74 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, ADAM P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,700.07 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TYRION Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,700.00 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,699.44 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS-SMITH, HOLLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,699.44 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,699.44 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, REBECCA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, EDWARD W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLINGUM, PHILIP N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,699.44 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $90,699.27 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SEAN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $90,698.66 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIORGIO, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,698.08 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ-MARTINEZ, CLARET Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,697.42 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MARK D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $90,696.67 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, RANDY P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,696.36 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System