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 HINERTH, SHERI L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $88,759.74 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCER, OLGA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,759.66 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEDENBENDER, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,758.90 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, ANDREA A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $88,758.45 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $88,758.44 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCKELMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,758.41 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURRE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $88,758.00 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EDWIN Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $88,757.15 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $88,755.89 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORZYM, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,752.68 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLBURG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $88,752.57 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, SHERRY ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $88,752.37 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, SHAWNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,751.68 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ANTHONY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,751.57 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, MARILYN G Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $88,751.38 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARLIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,751.03 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYERS, TIMOTHY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,750.93 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SCOTT R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,750.65 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Chester Amount $88,750.63 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHRICH, DONALD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,750.19 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUISSERETH, NIRVAH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,749.66 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHI, KRISTINA Employer name City of Kingston Amount $88,749.17 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,748.58 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTA, BRIAN R Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $88,748.32 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAMY, JAMES C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $88,748.17 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXBY, THOMAS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $88,748.03 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DANIEL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,747.98 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $88,747.50 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,747.46 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLEFIELD, ROBERT G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $88,746.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DAVID M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,746.69 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-GENTILE, PATRICE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,746.24 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, SALVATORE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,744.92 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAAN, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,744.70 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, KEITH J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $88,744.56 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALLS, ANTAWANETTE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,743.67 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIBBE, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $88,743.35 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABELLO, JAROD P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,742.81 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JERRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,742.78 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEOSUN, OLUTOLA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $88,742.53 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARK, JAMES W Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $88,742.34 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHRDEN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,742.01 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZANERO, PAUL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,741.66 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, AMRITESH Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,740.60 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,740.60 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, FRANCIS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,740.60 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JORDON V Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $88,740.57 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, SHAWN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,740.02 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISEN, JANICE K Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $88,739.77 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, ANDREW R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,739.37 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINHAM, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,739.18 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPELYEA, ROXANNE K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,739.10 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,738.71 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, ROBERT E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,738.68 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINCK, SCOTT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,737.84 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,737.58 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PETER J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $88,736.70 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,736.19 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPP, WESLEY D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,735.97 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENT, AARON Employer name Town of Southold Amount $88,735.75 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAUL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,735.64 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, NANCY Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,735.55 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN LOUIS, KAREEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $88,735.51 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, ADRIAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $88,735.40 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROODT, KIM M Employer name Village of Chester Amount $88,735.32 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CAROLE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $88,735.19 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDDOSO, JOSHUA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,735.14 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,734.88 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGURI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,734.66 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,734.64 Date 05/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHANEY, SHARON E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,734.18 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAINE, DAN C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $88,733.68 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, GERALDINE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,733.08 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, MARILYN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,732.14 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATE, SUSAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,730.33 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SEAN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $88,729.53 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,728.64 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMIOLO, ADAM J Employer name Erie County Amount $88,728.32 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CYNTHIA G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $88,728.11 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, BRUCE R Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $88,727.12 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ALLEN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,727.05 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SCOTT P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $88,727.04 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNON, DENISE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,726.84 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $88,726.66 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN G Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $88,726.20 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, PAUL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $88,726.09 Date 08/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JINDU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,726.06 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ELAINE J Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $88,725.89 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, WILLIAM R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,725.81 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCCO, CATHERINE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $88,725.45 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAROOGIAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,725.20 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ELIZABETH B Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,725.13 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, JOLYNN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,725.09 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDLAND, TORE G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $88,724.58 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, GREGORY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,723.18 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, CLINTON L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,722.26 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNI, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,721.95 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDOCK, CHRISTINA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,721.24 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, KEITH Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $88,720.36 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TERRY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,720.32 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System