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 DUGAN, PETER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,015.84 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, SUSAN V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $90,015.71 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSIEDEL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,015.34 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, DONALD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,014.24 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RONALD W Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,014.08 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NICOLE L Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $90,013.61 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, PAUL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,013.23 Date 12/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, ALTHEA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,013.04 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CAROL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,013.04 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-GUTHRIE, ELAINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,013.04 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLINGER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,012.99 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, NICHOLAS G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,012.87 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,012.74 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,012.00 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKHIHIBHOJERE, ROSEMARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,012.00 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,012.00 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, DAVID S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,012.00 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARY JANE Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,011.81 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTZAN, BRIAN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,011.28 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATRINA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $90,010.44 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JEREMY V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,009.75 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVITTI, DAVID P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,009.51 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VEAU, THERESA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,009.46 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, EDWIN E, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,009.14 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Cortland Amount $90,008.76 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWICZ, ERIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,008.56 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JOHN K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $90,007.96 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUZANNE L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $90,007.96 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, ALAN W Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $90,007.18 Date 07/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VRANA, DENISE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,007.16 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, JONATHAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $90,007.01 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JUDITH A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $90,005.50 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, SANTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ANITA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEBIRI, EVBUOMWAN ROSEMARY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAG, OSAMA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 05/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, KWOK SEEM A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESAVALU, DHAYALAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,005.50 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANN MARIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,005.50 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, JEFFREY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,005.50 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAC, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,005.29 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, NAUM Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $90,004.59 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MATTHEW P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $90,003.42 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANWAR, KHURSHID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,003.19 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYLIGER, MARTHA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,003.16 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $90,003.16 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, WINSTON G Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $90,003.02 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $90,002.88 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEARY, DIANE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,001.34 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLARD, DANA R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $90,001.30 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLACCI, MATTEO E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,001.13 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANETTI, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $90,000.05 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ANTHONY J Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $90,000.04 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, BRENDAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,000.04 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGS, SARAH L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $90,000.04 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENAHAN, BRYAN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $90,000.04 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BARBARA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $90,000.04 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUHTA, JEFFRY T Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $90,000.04 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATZEK, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $90,000.04 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAN, BRIAN F Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $90,000.04 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERANTZ, GLORIA Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $90,000.00 Date 06/01/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRAN, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,999.91 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINOLFO, CHERYL LORIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,999.88 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,999.78 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIC, CHRISTINA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,999.78 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,999.78 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, EUGENE B Employer name Education Department Amount $89,999.78 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTINI, GAUDALUPE C Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $89,999.78 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAI, JESSE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $89,999.78 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIR, SASE N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,999.78 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, CHANA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $89,999.05 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURTURO, JAMES J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $89,998.97 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINESTROZA, XIOMARA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,998.88 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ACKER, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,998.75 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKLI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $89,998.71 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, ELAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $89,998.62 Date 01/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JAMES A Employer name Ulster County Amount $89,998.57 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKEL, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $89,998.12 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTAL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,997.66 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, DOMINICK A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,997.58 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, ALICIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $89,997.39 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KAREN W Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $89,997.06 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,996.87 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, CLAUDETTE B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $89,995.75 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, HEIDI V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,995.71 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNAS, JULIA Employer name Department of State Amount $89,995.36 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICH, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,995.36 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ANGEL L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,995.36 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, LYNN E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,995.36 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SIGY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,995.36 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOHN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,995.36 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNAPIECO, NICHOLAS D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,995.13 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVISON, JOHN R Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $89,994.61 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMKINS, JAMES B Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $89,993.92 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVILA, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $89,993.49 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, WENDY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $89,993.43 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKAC, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,993.08 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, KRIS S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $89,992.77 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, KENN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,992.69 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTEL, DEBORAH A Employer name Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Amount $89,992.55 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System