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 BITTLER, SARAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,879.67 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $89,878.21 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, SAMSON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,876.54 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, MICHAEL S Employer name Putnam County Amount $89,876.19 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTON, DIANA J Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $89,875.89 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GERARD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,875.74 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, SUE G Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $89,875.40 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTI, RALPH J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $89,874.75 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIER, JAMES A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,874.27 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, NICOLE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $89,873.50 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIKENBURG, JAMES R Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,873.47 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, STEVEN E Employer name Orange County Amount $89,873.31 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, CHRISTINE W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,873.05 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAT, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,872.95 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JAMES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,872.56 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, LORETTA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,871.76 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ERNEST S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $89,871.56 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,870.02 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,869.61 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PONTO, DANIEL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,869.59 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLEN H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,869.12 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODNEY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,868.34 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSWALD, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $89,867.88 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURCO, MARTIN G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,867.64 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORLENZA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,865.18 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SCOTT H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,865.03 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ONEKA N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $89,864.99 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GLEN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,864.72 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, SANDRA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,864.46 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, CHRISTIANE G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,864.46 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JEANETTE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,864.16 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTI, LAWRENCE R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $89,862.86 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, MARIA S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,862.56 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, INES C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,862.50 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBERG, MARK H Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $89,861.78 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLA, MICHAEL Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $89,861.19 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TODD A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,860.47 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ADAM J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,860.03 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JEFFREY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,859.50 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LAURIE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,859.12 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ROBERT L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,858.75 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,858.21 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWINSKI, JON Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $89,858.20 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, REBECCA S Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $89,858.08 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, PAULA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $89,858.08 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,857.99 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $89,857.93 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMSIDDEEN, MARSHALL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $89,857.46 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHUA, ANA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,856.59 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACK, JOHN W Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $89,856.44 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, DEBORAH L Employer name Education Department Amount $89,856.09 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGWOOD, BRIAN M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $89,855.97 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, GERARD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,855.91 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANKWAH, FRANK A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $89,855.18 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,854.88 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TREVOR I Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $89,853.85 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WAYNE Employer name Columbia County Amount $89,851.84 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, MICHAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,851.27 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIARAMONTE, SEBASTIAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,851.11 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,850.74 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DAVID R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,850.46 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, DAVID C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $89,850.11 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAM-CLAVIN, ALICE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,849.94 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, GLENDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,849.75 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, COLLEEN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,849.63 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSONES, LEE G Employer name Warren County Amount $89,849.60 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, DIANE V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $89,849.44 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,849.26 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASMALLAL, ZAKARIA E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,848.83 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, JOANNE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,848.67 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, IAN L Employer name Columbia County Amount $89,848.55 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, GALE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,848.16 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, TRACI L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,847.50 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,847.50 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCALLO, JOANNE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $89,847.50 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $89,847.50 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGIRO-DI PIETRO, LORI A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,847.50 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLODD, JOAN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $89,847.50 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILKENNY, MICHELLE T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,847.50 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOVICH, CHRISTIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,846.83 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, COLLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,846.79 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, CALE S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $89,846.23 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OFOSU, SETH S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,846.23 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HENRY A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,846.20 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMICH, CATHERINE W Employer name Granville CSD Amount $89,845.69 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCERO, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,845.28 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MARK L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,844.79 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,844.79 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFORTE, ALBERT Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,844.13 Date 12/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESAR, CAROLL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,843.85 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $89,843.73 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, THOMAS P Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $89,843.56 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, PHALON J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,843.32 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, MICHAEL B Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $89,843.21 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRL, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $89,842.52 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, TAOFA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $89,842.46 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARK A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $89,842.27 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JUDY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $89,842.15 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, PAULETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,841.91 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMLE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $89,841.60 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System