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 SHIELDS, FAY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,251.41 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAMU, ALI Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,251.12 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, VIRGINIA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,250.83 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIASKI, KRISTEN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $88,250.00 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, EDWARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,249.59 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLING, JOAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,249.59 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, LAURIE J Employer name Education Department Amount $88,249.38 Date 04/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, RONALD R Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,248.73 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRITCHFIELD, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,248.72 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZIMINSKY, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,248.64 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTSCH, ANDREW W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $88,248.01 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,247.13 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DEBRA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,246.50 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CHARLES M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,246.33 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MININNI, JASON E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,246.26 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, PATRICIA L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,246.04 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,245.48 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,245.10 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, BARBARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,244.66 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHNWI, GODWILL N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $88,243.99 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZYNSKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Erie County Amount $88,243.80 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, BRIAN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $88,243.72 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARK, RUSSELL J Employer name Orange County Amount $88,243.54 Date 06/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJARNIK, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,243.29 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBONE, JENNIFER S Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,243.22 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $88,243.20 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, EDUARDO Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $88,241.29 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,240.71 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARILYN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $88,240.43 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERIDGE, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,239.67 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, ELBERT B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,239.46 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILTZ, LOUISE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,239.45 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENTHAL, JOSEPH T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $88,239.04 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT-PORTES, ROSE MAY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,238.50 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTER, JOHN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $88,237.80 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $88,237.80 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARICCHIA, FRANK Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $88,236.80 Date 02/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, RANDAL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,235.93 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,234.80 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, NELSON J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,234.74 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERANKOWSKI, JAMES S Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $88,234.71 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CYNTHIA O Employer name Education Department Amount $88,234.04 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, GARY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,233.37 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUAY, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,233.04 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,232.98 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,232.22 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, STACEY A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $88,231.81 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFELICE, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,231.75 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMFORD, MELISSA A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $88,231.71 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $88,231.47 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DIANA W Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,231.35 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZERSKIY, GRIGORIY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,230.84 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,230.58 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,230.29 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, JOHN A, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $88,230.23 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, MATTHEW Employer name Cornell University Amount $88,228.80 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $88,227.40 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,226.58 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LAURA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,226.52 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIA, JOSEPH Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $88,226.26 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $88,226.14 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KISHA J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $88,225.83 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFTALY, KATHLEEN U Employer name Crandall Library Amount $88,225.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIEN, FRED Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $88,224.21 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTIER, ROBERT N Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $88,223.90 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, LESLEY M, MS Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $88,223.81 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, DAWN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,223.58 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, ANDREW G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $88,223.50 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LEIGH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,222.62 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETSCHKES, RAYMOND C Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $88,220.67 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, JAMES Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $88,219.16 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, RUTHANN Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $88,218.44 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROBERT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,218.25 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNEWSKI, DOREEN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,217.90 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERFIELD, BARBARA B Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $88,217.78 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DEBRA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,217.71 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DIANE P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $88,217.03 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $88,215.40 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESTER, MICHAEL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $88,215.40 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, BENJAMIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,215.40 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, RAYMOND J Employer name Erie County Amount $88,215.21 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGORE, STEVEN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,215.06 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, JOSEPH N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $88,214.81 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMBO, JOHN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,214.04 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, OTIS E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $88,213.89 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MARGARET B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,212.84 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINIANO, ROBERT P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,212.80 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELEK, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,212.32 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYUDUPALLI, VIJAYALAKSHMI Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,212.30 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Troy Amount $88,211.42 Date 11/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILWIT, KATHERINE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $88,211.03 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOWMICK, SARMISTHA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $88,209.42 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LORI A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $88,208.82 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $88,208.81 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAZDARIC, GERALD Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,208.38 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Geneva Amount $88,208.00 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECOR, ALLAN C, SR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $88,207.93 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADKA, BRIAN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $88,207.28 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMBARELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $88,207.20 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, IAN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,206.60 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System