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 TOTH, STEPHEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,556.98 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $88,556.52 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KIM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,556.00 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, DANIEL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,554.80 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, QINGQI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $88,554.80 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, GLERIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,553.44 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGAM, SHAWN A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $88,553.43 Date 03/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JAMES R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,551.86 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DAWN MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,551.86 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHLEEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,551.26 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLARO, PAUL F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $88,551.08 Date 08/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, TARA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,549.72 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCES, ANTOINETTE N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,549.47 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURBELO, ANDRES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,549.42 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,549.42 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, MARJORIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,548.90 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,548.68 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATRAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,548.68 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, BARBARA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $88,548.68 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARILYN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,548.51 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENOLA-CRUCERO, HELEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,547.65 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $88,547.18 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Cortland Amount $88,547.05 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESLIN, CONOR J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,545.88 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MARC S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,545.72 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, APRIL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,545.71 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIKLE, CHYRIL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,545.68 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, COLLEEN V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $88,544.62 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSLEDER, JOHN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,544.60 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, EDWARD D, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,543.41 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSTEIN, JAMES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $88,543.36 Date 01/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYCEK, JOHN E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,543.35 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DEBRA L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $88,542.37 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $88,542.12 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $88,541.79 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,541.74 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,541.70 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANGELA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $88,541.65 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, EDWIN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $88,541.58 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, WENTWORTH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,541.40 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, MARK F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,541.09 Date 07/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEYE, FERDINAND Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $88,541.09 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODA, MARK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,540.63 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,540.24 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID A Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $88,539.88 Date 12/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, RANDALL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,539.36 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, SCOTT A Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,539.22 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KOLBE J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $88,539.13 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,538.94 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENAMORE, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $88,538.86 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, KELLY G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $88,538.45 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, LEE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $88,538.45 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, TOBY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $88,537.86 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, SHARON M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $88,537.78 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $88,536.58 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BRENT J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $88,535.87 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JAY Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $88,534.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $88,533.79 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIJU, BLASY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,532.49 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLE, JAMES R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,531.83 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $88,530.52 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUE, JACQUELINE C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,530.28 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $88,530.14 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODORA, DAVID N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,529.37 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,528.60 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, JEREMY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,528.18 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSON, MICHELE S Employer name Bryant Library Amount $88,527.69 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECUPERO, NANCY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $88,527.63 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKS, FRANK T Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $88,527.47 Date 01/27/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GREGORY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,527.40 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,527.40 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,527.40 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANERI, JOHN E Employer name City of Troy Amount $88,527.28 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARNOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,526.90 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELTEN, DEBORAH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,526.67 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGOGLIONE, PETER P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,524.99 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MAC K Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $88,523.73 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ROBERT P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $88,523.59 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARGARITA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,523.53 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SHERRY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,523.50 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, MICHAEL D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $88,523.32 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEADY, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,523.24 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, THERESA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $88,523.14 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, GARY M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,522.62 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, DARRYL D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,522.42 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEBAMANI, GIDEON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,522.42 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MARK A Employer name Erie County Amount $88,521.92 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MERLINE Y Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $88,521.08 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, NATHAN J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $88,520.75 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, C TARA Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $88,520.28 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MITA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,519.88 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIERAN, DEBRA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,519.69 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $88,519.64 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUPIED, DENIS R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $88,519.37 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATCHOUI NEE GARCIA, JACLYN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,519.34 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHAVON W Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,519.27 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMAS, NAILY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,518.87 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, STEFANO Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $88,518.76 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, HYUN JAE Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,518.75 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, KATHRYN A Employer name Education Department Amount $88,518.19 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System