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 IPPOLITO, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $87,904.56 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMEY, MILAGIO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,904.38 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, STEVEN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,903.84 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, JOANNE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $87,903.60 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERLAUF, CHRISTINE R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,903.28 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDENIK-CARMEL, CAROL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $87,903.14 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOK, DIANE C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $87,902.71 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES-GHEE, ROBIN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,902.32 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, DENNIS M Employer name Erie County Amount $87,901.38 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SAMUEL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $87,901.02 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, GREGORY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,900.71 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, ROBERT F Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $87,900.59 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODA, DONALD J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $87,900.22 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, JOSE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,898.84 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITSIS, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $87,898.54 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, JAVON C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,898.45 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHUEMOKHAN, MARY H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $87,898.27 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMMIE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,898.25 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARK Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,897.92 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, DEBORAH M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,897.84 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKLER, RANDY C Employer name Education Department Amount $87,897.66 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROBERT M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $87,897.51 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DOREEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,897.11 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGLER, SHARON L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,896.78 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, SHIRLEY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,895.92 Date 07/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANGELA J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,895.59 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, COLBY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,895.39 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARMER, BRUCE W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,894.26 Date 11/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $87,893.72 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,893.27 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,893.21 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARLING Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,891.94 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $87,891.02 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, MATTHEW W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,890.59 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,890.24 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GWENDOLYN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,889.77 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, SCOTT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,889.70 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,889.58 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILLERBRUN, DAVID D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,889.02 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENERO, JAMES A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $87,888.74 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCENT, PAUL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,888.28 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOUF, BABACAR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,887.14 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RALPH J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $87,886.77 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORELLI, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $87,886.33 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMINGDALE, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,886.24 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, KATHLEEN T Employer name Franklin County Amount $87,886.03 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, DAVID E Employer name Franklin County Amount $87,885.76 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIJOLA, SUSAN K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,885.60 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKWOCHA, STELLA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $87,884.95 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $87,884.45 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKEY, JOSHUA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,883.69 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, KEVIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,883.40 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESKEDAL, LEE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,883.03 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CLAIRE V Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $87,882.60 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,881.61 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, WILLIAM J, III Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $87,881.13 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN-RIDENHOUR, NICOLETE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $87,880.62 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELICHER, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,879.96 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,878.29 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHYLA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,877.62 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALE, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,877.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, BRIAN H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $87,877.25 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GARY A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $87,876.77 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGBANDHAN, SINDHUPRIYA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $87,876.77 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGUAY-MC GUANE, RACHEL E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,876.52 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, GERALD C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $87,876.50 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, GAREEN L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,876.36 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, KEVIN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,876.04 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LUKAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,875.33 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, JANICE R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,875.27 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH-SIMPSON, GWENDOLYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,874.44 Date 09/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWETT, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,874.31 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DALE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,874.12 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANE, GARY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,873.47 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON, NORMAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,873.36 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $87,873.31 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BRIAN A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $87,873.04 Date 06/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINO, THOMAS P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,872.61 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOZZI, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $87,872.27 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MAURA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,872.25 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARETTI, JOHN A Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $87,872.07 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRD, JACK S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,871.76 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALDONE, MATTHEW Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,871.73 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUDAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,870.95 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, SHANNON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,870.74 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULKLEY, LAURA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,870.24 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, DANIEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,869.89 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINEBACH, KYLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,869.71 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LJUNGBERG, CHRISTINE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $87,869.30 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, ILDIKO I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,868.74 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDOCK, MATTHEW M Employer name Wayne County Amount $87,868.73 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, DELBERT J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,868.67 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, RICHARD T Employer name Albany County Amount $87,868.61 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,867.82 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BRIAN G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,866.06 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, JOYCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,866.04 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, RICHY G Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $87,866.00 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,865.64 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIJVER, DERK S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,865.58 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSCH, JAMES N Employer name Erie County Amount $87,865.18 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System