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 BAUMGARTEN, DEBRA C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $88,081.33 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, MARY ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $88,081.05 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DAVID Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,080.99 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, WILLIAM H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $88,080.60 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $88,080.60 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELZ, LEANORE K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,080.31 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, ARTHUR A, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $88,079.41 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHARD G Employer name Cortland County Amount $88,079.15 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, LUCILLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,078.60 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, DAVID W Employer name Erie County Amount $88,078.36 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, MARGARET S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,076.98 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMICI, ANITA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,076.50 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, ALFRED S, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $88,075.57 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRO, STACEY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,074.40 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, VERA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $88,074.20 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, RETA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,074.14 Date 07/21/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIANO, JEANETTE Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $88,073.75 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, ANTONETTE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,073.15 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,073.02 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHENAUR, MARTIN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,072.61 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTON, LESLIE V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,072.41 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, ANN R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,071.86 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, RUSSELL M. Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $88,071.36 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, CHRIS A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,071.11 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DAVID L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,070.54 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRUSA, CONNIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,070.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, CHARLTON A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,069.12 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, ANITA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,069.12 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNG, TIEN-HUEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,069.12 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JOAN E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,068.91 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JOSEPH H Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $88,068.75 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $88,067.86 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, DANIEL E Employer name Orange County Amount $88,067.70 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, HELEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $88,067.42 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, RICHARD C Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $88,066.82 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOKE, KEVIN B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $88,066.20 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCA, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,066.05 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, DREW Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,064.51 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANTHONY B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,064.32 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, DIANNE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,064.15 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,063.99 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,063.75 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMORE, NICOLE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,063.75 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $88,063.71 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARBAK, JANINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $88,062.67 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JOEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,062.11 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNE, KRISTEN M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $88,061.63 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTRESCA, ASSUNTA R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $88,061.60 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, CHARLES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,059.75 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYEEM, AMTUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,058.88 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, HERBERT R, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $88,058.47 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $88,058.06 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLO, LESLIE ANN B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,057.84 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINEA, DANIELE L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,057.32 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, REMY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,057.32 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHISON, SARAH E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,057.32 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DEVIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,057.32 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, BRADLEY R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $88,057.02 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARYANI, HASSAN G Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $88,057.00 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STAFFORD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,056.72 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, EDWARD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,056.53 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $88,056.46 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JACQUELINE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,055.51 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORNSTEIN, IRVING A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,055.40 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIA, PAUL R Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $88,055.10 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, OLGA Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,054.60 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,053.59 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MICHAEL P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,053.25 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMER, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $88,053.20 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, KELLEY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,052.75 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PETER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,052.36 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, SHIRLEY C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $88,052.35 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERING, TRACY A Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $88,051.53 Date 05/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUIS, BENGIQUE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,051.49 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABO, MELISSA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $88,051.00 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, SOO H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $88,050.48 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $88,049.93 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, EVAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,049.83 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUSZYNSKI, JEROME M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $88,049.43 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHER-SCOTT, ZAUNDRA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,048.79 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ERIC A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $88,048.06 Date 04/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, NANCY H Employer name Ulster County Amount $88,047.68 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $88,045.94 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,045.88 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSA, DEBRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,045.85 Date 03/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ALAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $88,045.35 Date 10/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $88,045.33 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RITA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,045.11 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CALVIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,045.03 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHNMEISS, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $88,044.36 Date 04/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAY, WILLIAM G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,043.72 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, IVY E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,043.64 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYSK, ROBERT J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,043.62 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, FREDERICK S Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $88,043.60 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEESE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $88,043.28 Date 01/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHS, CINDY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $88,042.80 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, ROBERT P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $88,042.79 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, RAJEN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,042.77 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONIN, TARA Employer name Orange County Amount $88,042.45 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, VINCENT A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,042.11 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System