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 LETUS, KENNETH R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $90,540.95 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIEX, RANDAL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,540.59 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, LEZLIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,539.93 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRADO, BETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,539.88 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BENJAMIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,539.40 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAACS, JEFFERY D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,539.13 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DAVID K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,539.08 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANEY, LORI A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,538.10 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISON, ERIC F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,537.79 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-BRAGGS, LYNETTE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,537.78 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, EILEEN M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $90,537.00 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, AVIV Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,536.24 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, GARY C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $90,535.50 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, PAT J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,535.00 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, SUSAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,534.74 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTBERG, JOSHUA D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,534.73 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DIANE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,533.70 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,532.92 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISTNER, STEPHEN E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,532.52 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL B Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $90,531.99 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SEAN M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $90,531.60 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JOSHUA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,531.45 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWAL, KENT D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $90,531.36 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, ANDREA Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $90,531.26 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MICHAEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,530.99 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, ALLISON A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,530.80 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,530.37 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENSTOCK, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $90,529.86 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, MICHAEL J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $90,528.81 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,528.20 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,527.47 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DAVID M Employer name Greene County Amount $90,527.17 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $90,526.96 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, STANLEY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $90,526.94 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLEN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,526.59 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACH, DENNIS F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,526.52 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GILBERT Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,524.84 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURTIS E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,524.62 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, LASZLO C Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,524.58 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBOLT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,523.54 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKINGBA, ADEBAYO O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,522.08 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $90,521.74 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINEL, JENNIFER L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,521.74 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,521.48 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, FAITH C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $90,520.86 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATORA, GLORIAH Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,520.83 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, JANET M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $90,520.70 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CARLE P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $90,519.40 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, EDWARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,519.00 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPETA, LYUDMILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,518.36 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, SEAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,518.04 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $90,518.00 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, VITO D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,517.96 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,517.70 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, JENNIFER W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $90,517.23 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, NANCY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,516.72 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY SATURNE, ABEL, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,515.95 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ROBERT S Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $90,514.81 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, OWEN P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $90,514.68 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, GARY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,514.12 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPA, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $90,513.92 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVOIE, DAVID W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,513.68 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, EVERETT Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,513.58 Date 05/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEL, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Troy Amount $90,512.16 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADRIEN, JEAN-PIERRE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,511.60 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEEZ, LADI M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $90,511.47 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, VALERIE A Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $90,511.22 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, ERIN M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $90,509.78 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCHI, RENO Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $90,509.20 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, SALLY M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $90,508.48 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, STEVEN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,507.72 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAL, JOHN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,507.58 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORWEDEL, TRACI L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,507.53 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, DENISE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $90,507.26 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, JAMES P, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,507.18 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, NANCEY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,506.66 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUS, MICHAEL B Employer name Education Department Amount $90,506.66 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, DANIEL L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $90,506.66 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, NICOLE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,506.23 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNADY, GREGORY M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $90,506.22 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIHDEFFER, MICHAEL S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $90,505.85 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSNAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $90,505.82 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODA, LINDA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,504.48 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK DALEY, DIANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,504.18 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZDEY, MICHELE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,504.18 Date 05/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, BRENDA E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $90,503.80 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTON, JEFFREY C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $90,503.46 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, ANN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,503.38 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KIMBERLY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,502.73 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,501.98 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, SCOTT S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $90,501.60 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, THOMAS C Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $90,500.60 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADI, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $90,500.09 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PETER D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,500.00 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RA, EDWARD P Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,500.00 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, RAYMOND W Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,500.00 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, CLAUDIA STASHENKO Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,499.97 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRIDA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,499.77 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, STACY L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $90,499.15 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, TANOR L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,498.65 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System