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 MARS, BYRON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,429.76 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, IRVINA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,429.64 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, PRISCILLA S TABER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,429.63 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, LOURDES Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,429.59 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSEGNA, WENDY M, MRS Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,429.27 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JAMES G Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $90,428.53 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONG, DOROTHY W Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $90,425.90 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, CONNIE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $90,425.73 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHR, ANDREW W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,425.54 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENUTO, RICHARD A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $90,425.02 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, FELICIA K Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $90,424.85 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETTER, JAMES J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $90,424.29 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,424.09 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,423.85 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $90,423.64 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPENHEIMER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,423.42 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLARMANN, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,422.07 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,421.68 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $90,421.58 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,421.51 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALVA, TIFFANY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,421.38 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,420.75 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOW, KATHLEEN L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $90,420.72 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKOR, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,419.57 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JAMES M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $90,416.41 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, KEVIN J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $90,416.39 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSS, THEODORE W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $90,416.12 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, TERRY B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,415.63 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, THRESA K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,415.10 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,414.94 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBALDE, SAMUEL O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,414.88 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIDAY, MICHAEL E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,414.73 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $90,413.03 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRENRICH, MICHAEL T Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,412.84 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $90,412.24 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEGAN, PATRICK K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,411.33 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLUCZYNSKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Erie County Amount $90,410.19 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, RICHARD R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $90,409.81 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,407.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEEN, KENNETH P Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $90,407.22 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASICKI, JAMES F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $90,407.21 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRISON, TODD L Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $90,407.17 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLON, STEPHEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,406.65 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ZORAIDA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,406.31 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDICK, TROY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,406.09 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, ANDREW Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,405.60 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOSEPH D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,405.33 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, EUGENE, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,405.29 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VECCHI, LOUIS C, III Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,405.23 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, OLLIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,403.68 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, COLLEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,403.68 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, STEVEN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,403.68 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,403.68 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BEAULAH J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $90,403.68 Date 07/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, LAUREN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $90,403.68 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $90,403.61 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLA, THOMAS D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,403.30 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JOHN C, III Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,403.30 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY-CROSS, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,402.60 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,402.46 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,402.36 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLUETER, REBECCA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,402.30 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, SEAN L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,401.82 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANAS, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,401.66 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,401.10 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFGANG, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,400.57 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JASON P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,400.20 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NARDO, KRIS Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $90,400.08 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JENNIFER R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $90,399.06 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTEN, JACQUELYN H Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,399.06 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLI, DAVID M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,399.06 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LORI J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $90,399.06 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, MANIKA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,399.06 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $90,399.06 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAP, MICHAEL E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,398.93 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, JAMES B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,398.74 Date 01/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, RUSSELL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $90,398.71 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, MICHAEL V Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,398.05 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHIVE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $90,397.88 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGMORE, HEATHER M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,397.79 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMAND, JASON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,395.89 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICKLER, DAVID N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,395.63 Date 09/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUB, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $90,395.01 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VETRI, LOUIS B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,394.44 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,394.12 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEIL, SARAH L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,394.02 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, PETER D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,393.63 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALRIDGE, CHARLES G Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,392.89 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSEY, JAMES M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,392.77 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, EFRAIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,392.28 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNEALLY, ALISON G Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,391.60 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYES, RAQUEL K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,391.54 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, WAYNE H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,391.07 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL-WASKOWIAK, NINA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,390.63 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANINI, RONALD L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $90,389.58 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, ERICA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,389.51 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LEIGH Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $90,389.24 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,389.05 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOELLER, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,388.86 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEGARI, LOUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,388.71 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System