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 SCHWEITZER, KRISTINA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,158.07 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALL, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,157.72 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, BRETT Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $89,157.57 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, WEINA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,156.92 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $89,156.80 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JAMES E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $89,155.67 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, DONNA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,155.47 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, TERRENCE F Employer name Orange County Amount $89,154.97 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, HARRY M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $89,154.32 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIARD, INDIRA N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,153.63 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTT, ROBERT E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $89,152.79 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKELEY, MONIQUE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,152.41 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASI, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,152.41 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITVAN, VICKY D Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $89,152.37 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT P Employer name City of Olean Amount $89,152.28 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, JEAN M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $89,152.26 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARY E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $89,152.26 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, WILLIAM C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, JEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGLIANO, SHARON L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REBECCA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDLER, LORI K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GERALD R Employer name Lawyers Client Protection Fund Amount $89,152.26 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAROU, DEBORAH L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, BRENDA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,152.26 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNZI, PETER Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $89,151.98 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARYJANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,151.41 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVLIN, MAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,151.41 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETROVEC, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,151.41 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIOZZI, LAWRENCE L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $89,150.48 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN-ARMSTRONG, JANET M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,149.08 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSS, TINA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $89,148.82 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAISKY, MATTHEW J Employer name Putnam County Amount $89,148.27 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENERY, CATHERINE M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $89,147.47 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLE, JAMES W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,147.47 Date 03/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTASTICO, SONIA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,147.40 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KEITH B Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,147.07 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $89,146.86 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLADO, RICHARD Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $89,146.79 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARGARET A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $89,146.51 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, MARIA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $89,146.19 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $89,145.33 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APLUSTILLE, MEGAN K Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $89,145.31 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, TAYLOR S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $89,145.23 Date 02/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHIDDEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,145.00 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, CAROL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,144.94 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, JENNIFER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,144.43 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JON-ERIK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,144.09 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSTAPHA, LOLA H M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $89,143.93 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JOHN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,143.61 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLURI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $89,143.48 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARRO, DAVID S Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,143.14 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAI, HOA TOAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,142.94 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARINA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,142.88 Date 03/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, JUSTINO Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $89,142.33 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,142.18 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LINDA H Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,142.12 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, REBECCA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,141.00 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DIANE M Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $89,140.88 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAN, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,140.75 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTE, LAWRENCE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,140.02 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICIA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,139.90 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JAMES S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,139.70 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, SHARON M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $89,138.83 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA, THERESE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,138.57 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,138.53 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSDEN, LEROY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $89,137.88 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTABIANO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,137.86 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLANG, RONNA J, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,136.54 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,136.45 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASMAGY, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $89,136.26 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHEBERGEN, ANNETTE S Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $89,136.02 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN F Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $89,135.80 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONNER, DAVID L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $89,135.41 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNIK, JOHN W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,135.36 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $89,135.29 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MEGAN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $89,134.75 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, TIMOTHY K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $89,134.69 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LINDA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,133.39 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,133.04 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,132.36 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SUSAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,132.20 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFETT, NEIL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,131.96 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, JASON M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $89,131.65 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, MANUEL A, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,131.05 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,130.57 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,129.55 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEBER, STANTON K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,129.29 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMIERI, MALGORZATA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,128.51 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LUKE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,128.14 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NATASHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,128.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHAWN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,127.96 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, SHAYNE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,127.73 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JAMES Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $89,127.56 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGH, GEORGE B, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,127.24 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONCUR, ARREL W Employer name Albany County Amount $89,126.96 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $89,126.27 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, MYRNA L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $89,126.21 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IONTA, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $89,125.79 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System