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 BILLETTS, JOYCE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,759.51 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DONNA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,758.77 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ZACKERY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,758.14 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESER, TERRY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,757.63 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, GARY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $89,757.19 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, WILFREDO C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $89,755.94 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, LARRY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $89,755.70 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSAH, ABUBAKARI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,755.62 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, BEVERLY S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,755.51 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, DEBRA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $89,755.35 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, TARA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,755.12 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAAGE, BRIAN W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,755.12 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, STEPHEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,755.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIAO, JIANLI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,755.12 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, AMANDA R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $89,754.77 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSIBU, DANIEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,754.59 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, WILLIAM J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,754.47 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, DANIEL K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $89,752.82 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETOUTE, CLAUDETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,752.78 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBENTISCH, CLARICE Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $89,752.70 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, LAWRENCE L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $89,751.89 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MOHAMMAD S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $89,751.33 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMENTI, CHARLES E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $89,751.00 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMMERS-SOLINAS, KAREN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,751.00 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACIRCA, ANGELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,751.00 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOY, TODD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,751.00 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHUDA, MARY R Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $89,750.86 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,750.56 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKEE, PAUL J Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $89,749.80 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICK, CONSTANCE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $89,749.05 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, MICHAEL S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $89,748.66 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, GINA MARIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $89,748.30 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARCO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $89,747.94 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,747.50 Date 06/20/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSSONE, KATHY B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $89,747.50 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JANET E Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,747.50 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSENBAUM, MARK Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,747.50 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARY A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,747.50 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, FLOYD G Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,747.50 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEA, AZEEZA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,747.50 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLE, JEANINE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $89,747.50 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLINS, SHARON Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $89,747.50 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, DANIEL A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $89,747.50 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WILLIAM Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $89,747.50 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJOS, KEVIN J Employer name Warren County Amount $89,746.86 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MARY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,746.76 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Somers Amount $89,745.15 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RICHARD E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $89,744.83 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $89,744.43 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $89,744.19 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,744.04 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, WILLIAM R Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $89,743.35 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, GLENN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $89,743.19 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, RYAN M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $89,742.75 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, MICHAEL J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $89,742.22 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,742.07 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MONTIKA S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $89,741.62 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACE, JOANNE Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $89,741.36 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GERALDINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,741.24 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAR, JOHN A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $89,740.70 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPESEL, KIRA A Employer name Greene County Amount $89,740.69 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, GEORGE J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $89,739.66 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANGIO, DOUGLAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,738.80 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAPPA, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,738.14 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBERMAN, RONNA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $89,738.02 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $89,737.81 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $89,737.79 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, PATRICK G Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $89,736.75 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,736.59 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, RONALD E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,736.12 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JODYANN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,735.58 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, MARIE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,734.74 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, RENY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,733.39 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANOS, PANAYOTIS K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $89,733.31 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMAGALLI, LISBETH L Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $89,731.90 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIZETTE M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $89,731.42 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMO, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $89,730.78 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSY, ROBERT E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,730.44 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, NOLAN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $89,729.76 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JONATHAN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $89,729.71 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, BARRY W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $89,729.58 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBROCK, ERNEST M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $89,729.57 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITMAN, SARA R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,729.57 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BERNARD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,728.54 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNER, JOEL B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $89,728.21 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, SHARI L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,727.67 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JACQUELINE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,727.64 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIFFANY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $89,727.58 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THONUS, AMIE M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $89,726.89 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZE, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $89,726.53 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERNEST D Employer name Ulster County Amount $89,726.38 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYL, MARK J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $89,724.78 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, DAVID A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $89,724.39 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZUTA, CEILIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,724.25 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MAURICE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,724.22 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKA, LONNY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,723.80 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, DANIEL J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $89,723.70 Date 04/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $89,723.21 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,723.19 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, RONALD Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $89,722.94 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System