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 PACKARD, SCOTT R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $88,438.64 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLENS, THOMAS J Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $88,438.27 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, TRACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $88,437.85 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DAVID G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,436.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-O'NEILL, JULIE M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $88,436.56 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, EDWARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,436.04 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSHVELO, SETH J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,436.02 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIT, DIANE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,435.20 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, CHERYL L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,435.05 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, LORA R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $88,434.68 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELLA, ANGELA L Employer name Education Department Amount $88,434.58 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLICK, MARK F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $88,434.28 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, WILLIAM R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $88,434.11 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EMMILINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,433.98 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $88,433.94 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENTMIKLOSI, ERIC W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,433.84 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLAIRE-LOVE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $88,433.33 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ARAGON, FERNANDO Employer name Tompkins County Amount $88,433.28 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ANNETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $88,432.96 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, LACEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,432.86 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, KAREN M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $88,431.71 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILERS, DANIEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,431.45 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAFITA, AZIZA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,430.85 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWIRE, KENT E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $88,430.82 Date 05/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAGHAN, PETER W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,430.68 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, MARJORIE B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,430.40 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VIRGINIA S Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $88,429.56 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARYANN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,429.27 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKLICH, STEPAN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $88,428.58 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $88,428.56 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, STEVE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,428.31 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTONE, MARIO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,428.29 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,427.85 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,427.67 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKEY, GENE W, JR Employer name Somers CSD Amount $88,427.26 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, RUSSELL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,427.04 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,426.44 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, ANNE MARIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,426.00 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, HEATHER G Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,425.55 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, MARGARET M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,425.18 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, FRED W Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $88,425.13 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LEE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,424.88 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DEBORAH C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,424.53 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, JOAN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,424.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $88,423.60 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELLIOT Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $88,422.92 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMER, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,422.88 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER VEER, PETER S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,422.88 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, HELENA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,422.37 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, TRACY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,421.91 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLTZMAN, FRAN M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $88,421.25 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $88,421.19 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHERYL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,420.96 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TREVOR L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,420.91 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DANIELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,420.56 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $88,419.91 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUGINI, BARBARA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,419.69 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBANO, PAUL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,419.54 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JAMES E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,419.33 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JOSEPH W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,419.32 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, KRISTIN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,419.31 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GEORGE P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,419.30 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEO, MATTHEW R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,419.30 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAS, LISA M Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $88,419.02 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $88,418.67 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHERYLANN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $88,417.99 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, COLETTE M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $88,417.68 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREN, GERALD L, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,417.65 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, SCOTT K Employer name City of Elmira Amount $88,417.07 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, THOMAS D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $88,416.55 Date 11/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,416.50 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, NEIL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,416.37 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, SCOTT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,415.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERITORE, THOMAS V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,415.57 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ALISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,415.30 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, D'JUNA N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,415.22 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, RODNEY C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $88,414.28 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWETTERING, JOHN R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $88,414.06 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Troy Amount $88,414.01 Date 10/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, KEITH M Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,413.69 Date 01/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROW, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,413.64 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $88,413.56 Date 03/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFKOWITZ, GARY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $88,413.43 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFOROV, HEIDI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,413.26 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, ANDREA R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,412.66 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEB, TERRY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $88,412.55 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARELLO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,412.30 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, DOMINICK Employer name Albany County Amount $88,411.50 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWAL, VALERIE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $88,411.44 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, NANCY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,411.05 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUK, PETER M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,411.02 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, RENEL M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $88,410.30 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, DAWN D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $88,410.20 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, ROBERT W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,409.57 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MICHAEL SCOTT Employer name Warren County Amount $88,408.71 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,408.32 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEILL, JONATHAN D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $88,407.82 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTAL, ERIC W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,407.56 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VALERIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,407.04 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRUCE P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,406.43 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System