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 HOVANEC, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $90,161.31 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JULIE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,161.17 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, TROY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $90,160.86 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $90,160.10 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH I Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,160.06 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, PATRICK T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,159.72 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,159.24 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROOP, NATHAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,159.05 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, JILL R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $90,159.05 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, DOODNATH Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $90,158.21 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDELL, JOSEPH T Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $90,157.44 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERANI-ESPOSITO, PAULA Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,157.36 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, HECTOR E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,157.18 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULESZ, FRANK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,157.02 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JAMES R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $90,156.28 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CLAUDE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,155.37 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLFE, RANDY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,154.84 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLY, BARBARA FRANKEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,154.65 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $90,152.16 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHINE, MARY E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,151.12 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,150.77 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,150.60 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATTI, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,149.85 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RAKIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,149.07 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, RICHARD B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,147.98 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, EBONY L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $90,147.69 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, JILL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,146.41 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, GAETANO J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,145.74 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $90,145.53 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, CHAD L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,145.43 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERTL Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $90,144.65 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, JOSEPH V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,144.62 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIELLO, JEFFREY J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $90,144.11 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDOUIN, KAREN E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $90,144.06 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETAS, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,143.96 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,142.07 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYER, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,141.74 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNEY, JIMMY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $90,141.74 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORNA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,141.74 Date 04/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERA, EDWARD H Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $90,141.24 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAUX, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,140.70 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIOTTI, SILVIA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,140.70 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, NORMAN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,138.89 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,138.41 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, STEPHEN T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,138.40 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, LYDIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,138.20 Date 12/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFIORE, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,138.17 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETT, SHANE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,137.27 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KAM-PIU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,136.80 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MAUREEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,136.80 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, JOHN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $90,136.80 Date 02/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $90,136.80 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNA, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,136.56 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICTOR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,136.30 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, RAY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,135.68 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOME, JOSEPH L Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $90,135.64 Date 08/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGHTY, FELECIA J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $90,135.38 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARISANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,135.09 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ALAN G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $90,132.91 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BURT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,132.83 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROTT, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,131.34 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUM, JACOB Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,131.34 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBLETT, GEORGE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,131.34 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, DARLENE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,131.34 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSER, GARY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,131.34 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LESSIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,131.34 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTHUPARAMPIL, MATHEW A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $90,131.34 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLAS, PAUL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,131.34 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AARON K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,130.30 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSWALD, HENRY M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $90,129.18 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETUS, DAWN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,129.07 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN F Employer name City of Utica Amount $90,128.79 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONASSEN, GERALD W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,128.74 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, JAMES M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $90,128.33 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARADIS, JOHN L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $90,127.86 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,127.44 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHI, LAMBERT I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAEMEJE, FESTUS O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, WEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PAUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYENUGA, FRANCIS K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH-BARNABY, PAULINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTTAM, CYRIAC M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARIBOKO, FRANCIS Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,127.44 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JULIUS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,127.44 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRAD P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $90,127.29 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, ERIC D Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,127.16 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISSO, FRANK D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $90,127.15 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRA-HIBBERT, MIREYA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $90,126.89 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONE, CYNTHIA D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,126.72 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, RUTH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,124.84 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSHANS, KYLE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,124.83 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, DAVID K Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $90,123.74 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVOLIO, ANTHONY Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $90,123.72 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RONALD D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,123.71 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER-ELLIS, SARAH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,123.54 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, GARRY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $90,123.54 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX-SMALLS, ZENJA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,123.54 Date 11/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENINI, JANE N Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $90,123.54 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System