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 SMULLEN, PETER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,676.12 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBORAH L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,675.98 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKHARDT, LIZBETH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,675.36 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABILLO, JAIME S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,675.34 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BEVERLY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,674.80 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $88,674.59 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGLYNN, NANCY C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $88,674.37 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGIEWICZ, RIELE J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,674.20 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DARREN T, SR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $88,673.50 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBERGER, JAMES E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $88,673.45 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,673.40 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,673.40 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOM, ROBERTA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $88,673.40 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, FRANK M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,673.40 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYANOPOLIS, JOHN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,673.40 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINICHIO, DAVID G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $88,673.40 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NERESA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $88,673.10 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIGO, JOHN W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $88,671.68 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, ANNE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $88,670.61 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, STACY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,670.45 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, MARC D Employer name Erie County Amount $88,670.11 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, RICHARD Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $88,669.79 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, RONALD E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $88,668.92 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $88,668.89 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA DUE, ALFRED W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,668.88 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMAR, RAYMOND D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $88,668.20 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGH, BENJAMIN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,668.02 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN J Employer name Education Department Amount $88,667.67 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLISSEL, JOEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $88,665.34 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO-GRUNKE, BETTINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,665.11 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $88,663.91 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRIQUES, KARLENE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,663.77 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,661.74 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,660.86 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARK J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,660.83 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CATHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, MARK G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, JOHN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBERA, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KURT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, JACQUELINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZARA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,660.02 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, JON P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,659.39 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GARNET T, JR Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $88,659.33 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, EDWARD L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,659.25 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, NORDEA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,658.90 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEY, JUSTIN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,658.74 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDIERI, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $88,658.60 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANY, MEAGHAN K Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $88,657.81 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, DAVID E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $88,657.75 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, MATTHEW N Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $88,657.36 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLING, KRISTEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,657.30 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Essex County Amount $88,656.80 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, JOSEPH N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,656.75 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISSY, ROBERT C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,656.35 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, ROSEMARIE E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $88,655.61 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEWER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $88,654.83 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGNASKI, VINCENT E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $88,654.66 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BROOKSEY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $88,654.16 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPADO, MARK G Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $88,653.33 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKLE, ANDREW A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $88,653.32 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,652.33 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,652.12 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURMUHLEN, FREDERICK H, IV Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,651.95 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $88,651.64 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE, DEBBY B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,650.63 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, MARYELLEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,648.68 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, KIM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,647.90 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON-MORRISON, SHEILA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,647.90 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINO, ANNETTE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,647.03 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,646.92 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHMANN, RICHARD W Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,646.82 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, GINO S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,646.68 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KATRINA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,646.47 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULTS, GERALD L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $88,646.12 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, ROBERT V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,645.92 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DOMINIQUE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,645.83 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,645.39 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITZKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $88,645.36 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANSKA, JERRY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,644.85 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTYSIAK, STEVEN H Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $88,644.37 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, SCOTT R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $88,644.34 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROME-IRONS, GRACELINE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,643.45 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, JAMES D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,642.94 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOLA, VOLYNCIA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,642.74 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $88,642.35 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINESEY, MEGAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,642.07 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,641.91 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KERRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,641.34 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MEGAN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,641.03 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JULIAN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $88,640.94 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CARLA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,640.41 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONEENY, KARA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,640.36 Date 12/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, GREGORY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,639.40 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $88,639.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JACOB P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,638.91 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System