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 VOGT, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,215.90 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MARY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,215.40 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, RAYMOND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,215.39 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,214.82 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEUS, ALTAGRACIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,214.38 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEFFERT, DAVID S Employer name Orange County Amount $90,214.10 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, ELIZABETH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,214.10 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPY, ROSAMMA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,213.39 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BOZARINWA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $90,212.75 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNER, BLAKE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $90,212.00 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEEB, ANNE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,211.95 Date 04/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATENDRESSE, PEGGY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,211.70 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, MEGAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,211.53 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILL I Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,210.63 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,210.41 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, CINDY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,210.12 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHOCK, BRIAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,208.79 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, LARRY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,208.01 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, MARGARET M Employer name Wayne County Amount $90,207.07 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,206.24 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSENS, PAUL M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $90,206.04 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DANITA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,205.85 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCQUE, JAY T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,205.57 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACKLEY, LISA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,204.72 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCINE T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $90,204.64 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELAND-HENRY, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,204.09 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRALL, MARGARET A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,204.09 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL NERO, JASON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,204.00 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIOLI, VIRGINIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,203.65 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTE, MARIE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,202.95 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, MARK P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,202.72 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, IAN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,202.66 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICHARD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $90,202.54 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL-MAYO, SHARI J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,202.32 Date 11/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, GREGORY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,202.27 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MELISSA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,201.59 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, FERNANDO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,200.61 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, NATALIE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,200.15 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, ERIC C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $90,200.03 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SOPHIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,200.02 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDVOSS, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,199.61 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, STEVEN T Employer name Warren County Amount $90,199.61 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LAWRENCE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,198.92 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, LYNN P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $90,198.57 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,198.45 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODD, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,198.24 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOARCA, CESAR A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,197.58 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ROBIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,197.48 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, HOLLIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,197.18 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIO, JOHN M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $90,196.75 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFFORD, BECKI A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,196.28 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIAM, JONATHAN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,196.27 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,196.11 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGRIPPO, ANGELO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,196.08 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUCS, JOHN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,195.79 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, CAROL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,195.36 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLELLA, MARGUERITE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,195.30 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LAWRENCE F, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,194.87 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DIEGO Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,194.65 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAL, BOGDAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,194.59 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, PAUL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,194.56 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARCO, ANNA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $90,194.29 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODINMA, NNENNA F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,194.29 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVITSKY, SCOTT M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $90,194.22 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, ROCHELLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,194.00 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, GAIL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,193.75 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $90,192.72 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES B Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,192.50 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLO, PAUL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,191.79 Date 09/14/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,191.00 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EMILY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,189.01 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSE, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $90,188.49 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MARJORIE V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,186.99 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KENNETH P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $90,186.95 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESI, GUY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $90,186.44 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, BARBARA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,184.78 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,184.49 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, ELEANOR L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,183.71 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NELKA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,183.33 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATONJAMES, CAROLINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,182.87 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVELLO, JOHN R Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $90,182.51 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,181.98 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERS, FRANCIS B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,180.58 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,180.40 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, NOEL F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,179.56 Date 07/11/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, HOWARD F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,179.09 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARCZYK, ROBERT L Employer name Erie County Amount $90,178.02 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, JASON J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,177.65 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE BOW, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,177.31 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,177.12 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDY, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,176.79 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES P Employer name Steuben County Amount $90,176.59 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,176.11 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOK, HOI W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,174.90 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,174.76 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,174.76 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBONNA, CLEMENT Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,174.76 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LAWRENCE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,174.76 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYAS, JOCELYNE Employer name Department of State Amount $90,174.76 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHA, CHUN Employer name Department of State Amount $90,174.76 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System