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 BANKOWSKI, JEROME A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,405.98 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIES, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,405.11 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULICK, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,404.44 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, BRADLEY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,404.41 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, PATRICK G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,404.00 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,403.69 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROY T, III Employer name Albany County Amount $88,402.43 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, BRIAN K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $88,402.13 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,402.10 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRA, ELAINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,401.70 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASLEY, MARK T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,401.66 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, BETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,401.53 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPE, JEROME A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $88,401.41 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, MARK J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,401.37 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, DON W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,401.18 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEFFREY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,400.94 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, LAWRENCE Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $88,400.00 Date 12/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JOHN F, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $88,398.98 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JAMES P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $88,398.04 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHILNANI, ANGELA Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $88,397.55 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, JAMES J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,397.45 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHEL, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,397.12 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,396.72 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, JOHN E Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $88,395.62 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RICKEY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,395.36 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,394.84 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ZVI K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,394.65 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,394.30 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIELLO, KIRA S Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $88,393.60 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTENEY, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,392.14 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPER, LEON P, III Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,392.07 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHIMIREDDY, ANIRUDH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,392.04 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERHOGG, LORRAINE A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $88,391.40 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,390.82 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, SUSAN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $88,390.32 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GORDON H, IV Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $88,387.03 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,387.00 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNEISEY, JOANNE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $88,386.39 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,385.53 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATI, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $88,384.59 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, NATHAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $88,383.33 Date 09/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK-MORRIS, DIANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,383.20 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BEVERLEY V Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,383.20 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, CONSTANCE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,383.20 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, GRACE E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $88,383.20 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCIDE, MARIETTA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 04/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCH, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, DENNIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, GERALD E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 06/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, PAULA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 07/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTZER, LEONARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJUGBELE, BUNMI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHAEL T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBORAH MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSELLE, ROBERT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JERRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEISKAL, SUSAN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,383.20 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHER, JOSEPH T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $88,383.16 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LORRAINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,382.59 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSHUE, STEPHANIE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,382.55 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, KEVIN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,380.77 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMER, MOSHIRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,379.80 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, BENJAMIN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $88,378.77 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGULIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $88,375.70 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANGEL L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,375.37 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERUBE, JESSE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,374.83 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLING, LINDA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,374.68 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENICASE, ALAN S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $88,373.90 Date 08/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRUCE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,372.88 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIS, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,372.86 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINGER, DEBORAH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,372.82 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,372.45 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,372.41 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHR, AARON L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $88,372.04 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAVO, SHAWN A Employer name Albany County Amount $88,371.38 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DANA D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,371.22 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JAMES C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,370.91 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $88,370.59 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, VICTORIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,369.31 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMANN, LEON A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $88,369.06 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, JASON E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,368.06 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ROBERT I Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,367.10 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, EDWARD M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,366.30 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,366.21 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHELE T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,364.53 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEILER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $88,363.25 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITROWITZ, THERESA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $88,362.82 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZOW, HAILEY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,362.68 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBERG, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,362.39 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,361.39 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESNER, WILLIAM C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $88,361.17 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENKO, THOMAS J Employer name Broome County Amount $88,361.02 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HANEY, CARL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,360.94 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAURA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $88,360.71 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROE, SUSAN Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $88,360.61 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGER, JOHN D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $88,360.54 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, NANCY R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $88,360.26 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, JOHN D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,359.69 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEN, JACQUELINE I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,359.43 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, HEATHER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,359.19 Date 04/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System