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 PALMER, PAMELA G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $88,042.06 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARPA, LOUIS, JR Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $88,041.27 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,041.12 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, BRIAN F Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $88,040.87 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MERLINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,040.83 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DOROTHY R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $88,040.58 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, MELANIE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,039.35 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWLICKY, SUSAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,039.24 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOSO, DIANA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,038.26 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MARY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,037.80 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, CRAIG Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,037.16 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEEBAN, CIJI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,037.15 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,037.14 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES-MILAN, BENNY R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $88,036.52 Date 06/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIP, MARY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $88,036.51 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, STANLEY C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $88,035.14 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, LANCE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,034.37 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNIA, RINARDO N, III Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $88,033.60 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, MICHELE A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $88,033.37 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, SUSAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,032.89 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGWALL, ROBERT D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,031.80 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,031.74 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,031.27 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENISH, ROGER A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,030.72 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $88,030.45 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, JOHN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,029.90 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, SANDRA K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,029.73 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, JOHN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $88,029.10 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JUAN A Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $88,028.84 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, DAMON A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $88,028.81 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, GREGORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,028.50 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRISTAN, ENRIQUE C Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $88,028.44 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBOCY, JOHN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,028.39 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, DEBORAH A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $88,027.44 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DONALD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,027.42 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PETER V Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $88,026.60 Date 07/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASHER, MICHAEL E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,026.49 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CRAIG W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,025.80 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, MELISSA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,025.51 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIUKIEWICZ, MARK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,025.29 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, VICKI J Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,024.96 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUEHN, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,024.47 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISALES, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,023.46 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RAYMOND G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $88,022.47 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $88,022.06 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $88,021.66 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GEOFFREY P Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $88,020.62 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKLEY, JAMES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,019.60 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ROBERT K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $88,019.46 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUJNOVIC, DRAGAN Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $88,018.74 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, VIPUL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,017.24 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, THOMAS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,017.15 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, SEAN P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $88,015.54 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIST, MICHAEL L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $88,015.47 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,014.28 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CILLIS, FRANK, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,013.90 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DELLA T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,013.52 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBERSTONE, JUDITH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,013.40 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, BARTHOLOMEW Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,013.39 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,013.21 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDBALL, KEITH G Employer name Cornell University Amount $88,012.56 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, INNETTE S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $88,011.45 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLIS, ALICE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $88,010.80 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,010.40 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PEARLINE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,010.27 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYE, KELLY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,010.24 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, ALVIN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,010.00 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CARLTON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,010.00 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,009.80 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, DAVID Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,009.04 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,008.91 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, ELISA C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $88,008.78 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCE, LOURDES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,008.31 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, LORRAINE V Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $88,008.08 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNTH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,007.73 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEMOLA, OLUWAYINKA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $88,007.17 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, MICHAEL P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $88,007.13 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EDWARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,006.53 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAKMAK, DIDEM U Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,006.36 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZYK, MITCHELL Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $88,005.06 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ERIK M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $88,004.28 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, AMY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $88,002.99 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, ARLENE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,002.96 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, SIXTO A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $88,002.72 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHARLES H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,001.88 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CURTIS L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $88,001.40 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, BRUCE P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,001.17 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, DAVID F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,000.47 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DAWN V Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $88,000.12 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, WILLIAM W Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $88,000.12 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILUS, JARED B Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $88,000.12 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUAN, GAO BO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $88,000.08 Date 12/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,999.78 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDETTI, NICHOLAS F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,998.19 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLA, JANNINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,997.62 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARITATO, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,997.42 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, CAROL A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $87,997.36 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHER, THERESE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $87,996.54 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Judges Amount $87,996.26 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $87,996.25 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System