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 SCHRECENGAST, DENNIS L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $89,677.74 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,677.35 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, KARLA D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $89,677.20 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DENISE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,677.16 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RAYMOND T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $89,676.95 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARTIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $89,676.08 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBISPO, LUIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,676.00 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DOUGLAS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,675.82 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, ANIKA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $89,675.66 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHMANSKI, DOROTHY V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,674.58 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,674.04 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,674.00 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, PAUL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,674.00 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, CARL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,673.41 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, CARMINE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $89,673.38 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,672.70 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, FRANK A, III Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,672.54 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICOLE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,671.73 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, VINCENT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,671.72 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JARED D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $89,671.39 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASICK, DONALD V Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $89,671.28 Date 12/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGBONNA, STANISLAUS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $89,671.27 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, LOTHELL A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,671.12 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENESEY, SUSAN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,670.94 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI-HOTALING, MARIA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,670.86 Date 06/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAILE, RALPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,670.31 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, GREGORY D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,669.87 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $89,669.70 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, EARL F Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $89,668.68 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATCHFORD, CYNTHIA E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $89,668.49 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBEJIAN, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $89,667.81 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZEWSKI, MARK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $89,667.44 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, JASON D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,667.37 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,665.80 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, SHANE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,665.47 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $89,665.26 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, CHRISTINE E Employer name Albany County Amount $89,665.03 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, JAYNE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,663.44 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLY, PATRICK P Employer name Erie County Amount $89,663.03 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WILLIAM Employer name Baldwin Fire District Amount $89,662.83 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, THOMAS R Employer name Baldwin Fire District Amount $89,662.83 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRON, AUDREY E Employer name Baldwin Fire District Amount $89,662.83 Date 12/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, CAROL Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $89,661.95 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $89,661.57 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANDREW R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,660.76 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEONIE, ELENA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $89,660.69 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ANN E Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $89,660.44 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,660.36 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $89,660.05 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALENT, LOISANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $89,659.54 Date 11/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, PATRICIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.23 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, KELLY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVA, CAROLE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICO, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, THOMAS K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONAUGH, VICTORIA T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JOANN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, ROSANN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLACHOS, DONNA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,659.22 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JAMES E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $89,659.22 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAMAL A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,659.22 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TERENCE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,659.22 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MADELINE T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,659.22 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANISSA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,659.22 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLERS, SALLY A Employer name City of Olean Amount $89,658.43 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, JANE F Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $89,657.36 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRAPUTO, DOMINIC D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,657.35 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBY, ROBERT E Employer name Wayne County Amount $89,657.32 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, DANA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,656.98 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, STEVEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,656.39 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JOANNE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,656.27 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGER, JO ANNA B Employer name Putnam County Amount $89,655.25 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $89,655.25 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STENEKEN, ROBYN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,655.23 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $89,655.21 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHNGEN, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,654.70 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAVE, SEAN E Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $89,654.53 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $89,654.16 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MARK W Employer name Orange County Amount $89,653.92 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JAMES D Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,653.85 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, LAWRENCE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,653.73 Date 12/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENENDAAL, DAWN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,653.44 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, JASON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,653.40 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRY, WENDY B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,652.50 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANZO, CARA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $89,652.16 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, AISHA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,651.12 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNESE, LISA-MARIE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $89,650.21 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMANDL, JOHN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $89,649.68 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,648.03 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONIETZ, PETER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,646.70 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELANO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $89,646.56 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $89,646.53 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITANO, KAREN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,646.50 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CARL Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,645.91 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, APRIL M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $89,645.88 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, ROSS J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,645.57 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $89,644.80 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, MAX T Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $89,644.32 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIK, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $89,644.10 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $89,644.00 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System