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 COLE, RANDY B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,461.03 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAAL, KENNETH W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,460.81 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $90,460.68 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SEAN G Employer name Town of Kent Amount $90,460.55 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRADY, MICHAEL N Employer name City of Auburn Amount $90,460.45 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, THOMAS W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,460.35 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JOHN W Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $90,460.26 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN F Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $90,459.90 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, NANCY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,459.89 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, BARBARA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,459.13 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAKOSE, SARAMMA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,459.00 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAZZO, BRIAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,458.51 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRENO, AMY K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,458.04 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, ALEXANDER J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $90,457.52 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, IAN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,457.11 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $90,455.76 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, RICHARD A Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $90,455.59 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, NOREEN D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $90,455.21 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, HOLLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,455.00 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, EMILE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,454.92 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, GARY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUNZ, MARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 06/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZANO, STACEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TRESA J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $90,454.68 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LEISA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALEXIS L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLOFF-DIVEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, JEFFREY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, SALLY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $90,454.68 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER-WOOD, JEAN K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $90,454.68 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, RANDALL C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,454.68 Date 09/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIELAK, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,454.68 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, SUZANNA R Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $90,453.90 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, RACHEL G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $90,453.71 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNAIK, SANTOSH K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,453.66 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLEY, TRUNASHIA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,452.93 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, ANGELO B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,451.65 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, SONJA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,451.18 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ALBINO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,451.12 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARTIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,450.99 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,450.88 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,450.49 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEWSKI, DOROTA I Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $90,450.00 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $90,450.00 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $90,450.00 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJ, ADAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,449.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACNY, ELZBIETA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,448.49 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,448.31 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIER, LISA J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $90,448.28 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,447.91 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,447.76 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANHART, PATRICIA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,446.88 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, RICHARD G, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,445.89 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLADYSZ, MAX A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $90,445.46 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAVE, EVELYNE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,444.99 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, BETH A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,444.99 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLZHANSKAYA, NATALIA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $90,444.99 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $90,444.99 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, VALERIE D Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $90,444.99 Date 06/17/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALUS, MARIUSZ Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $90,444.99 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, KENNETH C Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $90,444.99 Date 09/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MELISSA M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $90,444.99 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYAKIN, VICTOR V Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $90,444.99 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSKY, ANNA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $90,444.99 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, KENRICK Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,444.99 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-SURDAM, REBECCA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,444.99 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, CHRISTINE J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $90,444.99 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USURIN, DANIELA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,444.56 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,443.98 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SCOTT K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $90,443.30 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, PAUL M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $90,442.83 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVER, DANI G Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $90,442.71 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICI, ANA I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,442.58 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, NICKOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,442.43 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, PAULA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,442.42 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHT, STEVEN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,441.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, PAULA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $90,440.89 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTAZAR, SHERYLL ANN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,440.13 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GEORGE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,439.46 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, EDRIS E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $90,439.42 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KURT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,439.06 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,438.31 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, MARGARET S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $90,438.06 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLAN, SUZANNE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,437.21 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYNARSKI, MICHAEL T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,436.84 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, VALERIE W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $90,436.15 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,436.01 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DONALD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,435.74 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, ARTHUR G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $90,433.42 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNAK, RICHARD M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $90,432.73 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTHOUSE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Putnam County Amount $90,432.50 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYE, WENDY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,432.37 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZAWICH, NOEL Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,432.11 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, BILLY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,431.99 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LORNA C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,431.78 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, KENNETH J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $90,431.01 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $90,430.14 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, MELINDA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,430.07 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System