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 MELO, MANUEL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,570.21 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, AMBER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,569.11 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, MICHAEL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,566.83 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIVAL, JEANINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,565.95 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DIANE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,565.34 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALINGASAN, RAINIER N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,564.00 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $89,563.92 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREELAND, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,563.51 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $89,562.27 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $89,561.64 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, WAYNE L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $89,561.05 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSE, TIMOTHY H Employer name Department of State Amount $89,559.96 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $89,559.26 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANULAVICH, DONALD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,558.89 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DANIEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,558.82 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAFOE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $89,557.51 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $89,557.08 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINENSKY, ERIC P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,557.05 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, JEFF M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $89,556.80 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTRUCHE, MONIQUE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,556.52 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GEORGE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $89,556.40 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, COSTANTINO D Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $89,556.17 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, PAUL J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $89,554.97 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIN, MICHELE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,554.80 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, RAQUEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,554.80 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,554.71 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,554.53 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $89,554.45 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, ZACHARY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,554.06 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIUP, ROBERT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,552.87 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCARDI, JOSEPH A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,552.53 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLWAITE, JOHN R, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,552.51 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, WILLIAM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,552.46 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERTO, GIUSEPPINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,552.46 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIK, CATHERINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,552.30 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINES, DOUGLAS A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $89,551.60 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GEORGE H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,551.41 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, GERALDINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,551.38 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-EPPS, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,550.52 Date 10/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNISON, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,550.46 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONEZ, ROBERT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,550.44 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSBERGER, RAINA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,550.13 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, DAVID A Employer name Education Department Amount $89,549.30 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, SYAMALA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $89,549.15 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, ROBERT P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,548.90 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCH, KEVIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,548.68 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, DANIEL G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,548.48 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, FRANCESCA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,547.37 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, TURHAN V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,547.35 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $89,547.10 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, CARMEN R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,545.56 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, KATHRYN K Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $89,543.90 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOHN E, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $89,543.02 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, FRANCESCO Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $89,543.01 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, BRIAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, JOSEPH M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLUND, KENNETH A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMANDT, WILLIAM S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMER, MARY V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, GREGORY J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADOGIANNIS, PETER J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMENEY, RICHARD P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOYCE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORIA, JOHN W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,542.68 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, KEVIN Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,542.68 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUS, FRANCIS T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,542.68 Date 10/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEADOCK, DANIEL T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $89,542.68 Date 10/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CLAUDIA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDENS, DEBORAH J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, NANETTE R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, FRANCISCO, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLE, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, VICTOR D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROGER E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARY H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $89,542.68 Date 12/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, MINNIE L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCONE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 10/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMOND, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, C PETRINA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, ROCCO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, JEANETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESER, MARY P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, OLYMPIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOLSKY, WARREN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, ROBERT K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,542.68 Date 02/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, EDWARD C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 09/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTVIDAS, MICHAEL C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $89,542.68 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATUSIN, FELIX O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,542.30 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, VIVIAN M Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $89,541.14 Date 02/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LA IVY T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,541.14 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JOLLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,540.39 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $89,539.95 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSAYED, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,539.79 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, THOMAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,538.75 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, KAREN V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,535.97 Date 11/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,534.77 Date 04/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System