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 MANNS, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,348.96 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAUL J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $90,348.61 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, HELEN E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $90,347.98 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOPPERER, LINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $90,347.22 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DONALD N Employer name Livingston County Amount $90,345.87 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,345.39 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DWAINE O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,344.42 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LINDA Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $90,343.97 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,343.44 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,343.40 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $90,343.33 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KEVIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $90,342.49 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARFIELD, MICHAEL P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $90,341.96 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JEREMY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,341.48 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDGER, DAVID H Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $90,340.56 Date 06/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHFORD, WAYNE D Employer name Albany County Amount $90,340.17 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DAVID D Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,339.30 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCHEYNE, STEVEN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,339.30 Date 06/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,339.08 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLKES, OTIS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,338.70 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COOTEN, ANDRE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,338.07 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, IAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,338.01 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULETTE, DAVID F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,337.95 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, JOHN F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,337.84 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MARK R Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $90,337.75 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSEN, CHRISTIAN C M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $90,336.85 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSICKI, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,336.19 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN W Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $90,336.01 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAS, MARIBETH T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,335.44 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TED C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,335.36 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANCA, CRAIG M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,335.05 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDZ, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,334.73 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYSARZ, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $90,334.21 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, ANGELO J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $90,334.02 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,333.92 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, THOMAS O Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $90,333.68 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, CATHY L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $90,332.73 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, NADINE F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,332.18 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-HATCHARD, DOUGLAS A Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,329.69 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMER, PATRICK G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,329.52 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERN, GOLDY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,329.38 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELOWIEC, RICHARD J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $90,329.03 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWER, JODY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $90,328.83 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATELLA, ANTHONY V Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $90,327.91 Date 12/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECRAFT, REBECCA F Employer name Chemung County Amount $90,327.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $90,327.21 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BIBIN JAIN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,327.01 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, JACQUELINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,326.64 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MELISSA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,326.59 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASTON, BENITA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,326.58 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,326.22 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAS, JO ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,324.83 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,324.83 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KEVIN J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $90,324.70 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JANET Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,323.51 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTE, ROBERT E Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $90,322.60 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, RANDALL J, JR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $90,321.88 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHRISTINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,321.35 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VTERKOVSKA, GALYNA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,321.09 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, BRIAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,320.84 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKINS, KELLY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,319.64 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GEORGE M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,318.92 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, MICHELE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,318.60 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, LEANNA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,317.54 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHARLES A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,315.50 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUSAN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,315.40 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, JANICE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $90,314.55 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TURO, DOMINICK J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $90,314.54 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,314.43 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, LETONYA Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,313.73 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, OMAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,313.30 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,312.84 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEGANATHAN, PUSHPAMALAR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,312.67 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGURA, OSMAN SAHID Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $90,312.46 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,311.20 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMILLARD, JEFFERY J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,310.80 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,310.12 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI, GOLDA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $90,309.98 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, VINCENT F, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,309.84 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, THOMAS W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,308.88 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $90,308.15 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BEVERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,307.94 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZINGER, WILLIAM C, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,307.91 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKAITIS, JOHN W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,307.73 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TRACY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,306.84 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYUN, CHONG M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $90,306.32 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOGUET, JEFFREY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,306.09 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTRIGHT, JOSEPH M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,304.94 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, LISA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,304.83 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, AME S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,304.83 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARO, ANNE MARIE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,304.83 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JOHN W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $90,304.83 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,304.34 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,303.87 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,303.72 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, MARICELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,303.38 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ERIKA L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $90,303.20 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ VEGA, AMBIORIX R Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $90,303.01 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, LINDA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,302.94 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, JOHNY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $90,302.58 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System