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 FRIOT, JOHN J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $89,075.23 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MARK R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,074.68 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBE, ELSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,073.27 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDLE, GLADYS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,073.20 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID R, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $89,073.07 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DAVID C Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,072.57 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, KRISTIN M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $89,072.10 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINTI, KAREN LYNN Employer name Village of Owego Amount $89,071.84 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYMS, CAREN L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,070.80 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANO, MARIA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $89,070.74 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEREMY P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $89,070.62 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, ERIK A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $89,070.26 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLE, LUANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,070.16 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, JOANNE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $89,069.77 Date 08/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, JEFFREY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $89,068.92 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JOHN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $89,068.82 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILFER, ROBERT D, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,068.62 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, TAWANNA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $89,068.26 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,067.79 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLAWA, WILBERT S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $89,067.42 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, LEONARD W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,067.01 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAI, SABIHA KHATOON Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,067.01 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $89,067.01 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JONATHAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,066.97 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, MARIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $89,066.65 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,066.25 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $89,065.47 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, JILL Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $89,065.28 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, JESSY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $89,064.40 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSIVERA, THEODORE S, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $89,063.19 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, JOHN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,062.71 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASKO, ROBERT W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,062.45 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SOSAMMA K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,062.41 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KYLE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $89,062.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JERROD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,061.65 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,061.36 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, CAROL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,060.99 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NORMAN W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $89,060.12 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, LEELAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,059.66 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TODD A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $89,059.35 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $89,058.42 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,057.40 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDAN, DARLENE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $89,057.17 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, RACHELLE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,057.09 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, LOVELY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,057.09 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LAURENCE V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,056.69 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, PAMELA A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $89,056.32 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKER, JAMES S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,056.13 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, HOSEA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $89,055.80 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,055.67 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAR, CHARLES T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $89,054.44 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERGNER, EARL J, IV Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $89,054.13 Date 02/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEX, LITTY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $89,053.89 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAEV, EULALIA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,053.78 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREG R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $89,053.34 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCHAK, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,052.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANSDALE, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $89,052.42 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDELTON, NATHANIEL E Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,052.33 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEBE, ERIC P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $89,052.26 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, LORRAINE M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $89,052.26 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MELANIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,052.26 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, OLGARINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,052.14 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMBERGER, JONATHAN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,051.40 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DARRELL G Employer name Albany County Amount $89,050.57 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLPORT, CANDY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,050.06 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNOU, CAROLINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,050.00 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTONDO, PAUL K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,049.94 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAEUNER, ROBERT M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $89,049.91 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUERBIER, KEVIN A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $89,049.03 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, ERIC L Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,047.84 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOGAST, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $89,047.58 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOECKNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,047.31 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMAN, KEITH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,047.12 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSLAU, PATRICE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,046.83 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENATORE, JOSEPH J Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $89,046.82 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT O Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $89,046.61 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, JAMES M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,045.28 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAWORSKY, STEVEN M Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,045.15 Date 12/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELFORTE, JOSEPH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $89,045.08 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,044.58 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ANNETTE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $89,043.13 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSA, JOHN A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $89,042.41 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,042.11 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSUEGRA, ARTURO Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,042.07 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABEU, RAQUEL E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $89,042.03 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DANIELLE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,041.92 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILARY, RICHARD C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,041.34 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JULIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,040.57 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINLEY, BARRY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,040.07 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $89,039.96 Date 06/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MICHAEL A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $89,039.59 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENICHEL, EDWARD C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $89,039.55 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKLAR, JOHN S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $89,038.42 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLUDD, PAULA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $89,037.24 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, ANTHONY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,036.89 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CATHERINE V Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,036.08 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, JEREMY M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $89,036.07 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSINGER, MITCHEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $89,036.04 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JENNIFER D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,035.98 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-YOUNG, ROXANNE S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,035.72 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System