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 O'NEILL, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,832.36 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, SCOTT E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,831.36 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, GARY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,831.26 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILKOWSKI, DAVID M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,831.23 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, EDWARD P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $87,830.90 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, YVONNE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,830.73 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, RICHARD S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $87,830.48 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTER, WENDI B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $87,830.48 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, WILLIAM R Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $87,830.36 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GERARD Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $87,830.35 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, DENNIS V Employer name Town of Massena Amount $87,829.49 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, DAVID F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,828.90 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICKETT, ANTOINETTE E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,828.59 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, GLENN P Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $87,828.12 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, ADAM E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,827.46 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, THOMAS B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,827.17 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, SANDRA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,826.71 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,826.31 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, KENNETH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,826.29 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,825.75 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $87,825.69 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMAN, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,825.50 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNKEWICZ, JASON P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,825.46 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLECAL, KAREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,825.30 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIFSUD, PATRICIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,824.94 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RUSSELL L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,824.92 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN-BELL, MICHELE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,824.10 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, MICHAEL F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,823.99 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, THELMA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,823.69 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRIYIE, ADJOA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,823.43 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, JOHN N Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,823.07 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANIELLO, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $87,822.94 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBE, STEVEN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $87,822.50 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUONINCONTRI, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,821.05 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VICTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,819.63 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUFIDIPE, BOLA K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,819.19 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, HOLLI N Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,819.06 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDESA, CAROL A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $87,819.01 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELAN, JACQUELINE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,817.49 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGTAI, EDLIN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,817.44 Date 03/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FAITH V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,816.64 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHNEY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,816.40 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,815.98 Date 02/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAO, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,815.95 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, WILLIAM L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,815.39 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLERC, RICHARD R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $87,815.04 Date 08/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAL, ANDREW W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,814.70 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOANN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,814.52 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $87,814.39 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JUSTIN R Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $87,813.74 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEDIN, NURUL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $87,813.57 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, CARLA T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $87,813.51 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, CATHY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $87,813.27 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMENA, JOSEPH J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $87,813.23 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMMERT, THOMAS M Employer name Albany County Amount $87,813.14 Date 06/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZER, LYNDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,812.81 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, BENJAMIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,812.75 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAVO, AMANDA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $87,811.20 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITAWI, AHMID A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,811.06 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KSIAZEK, NICOLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,810.20 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLING, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $87,809.82 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLER, LISA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,808.69 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, STEPHEN B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $87,808.24 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VERNON D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $87,808.06 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, EDWARD J, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $87,807.95 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,806.94 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRO, CARMELO Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $87,806.51 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, DANIEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,806.14 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINI, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $87,805.29 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, AMY L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $87,805.11 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFF, COLLEEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,803.97 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTT, MARK E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,802.98 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIGOWSKA, GRAZYNA H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,802.00 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENEMY, JAMES E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,798.97 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $87,798.62 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLEY, THOMAS C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,798.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JERRY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,798.36 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS-HARRISON, LOIS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,798.00 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARIA F Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,796.81 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVRICH, CRAIG S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,796.54 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YUE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,795.76 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,795.63 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAKAS, ASHLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,795.06 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANITA Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,794.60 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,793.83 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,792.45 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, IAN O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,791.82 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, RICHARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $87,791.67 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLMAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,790.97 Date 05/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLIN, GAYLE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,789.91 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIKAS, CATERINA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,789.91 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, ARIF Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,788.87 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEITA, KEVIN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,787.99 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, APRIL M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $87,787.90 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, MONICA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,787.70 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOSEPH M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $87,786.25 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY T Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $87,786.13 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFE, LISA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,785.92 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, HASIBUR R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $87,785.39 Date 06/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, STEVEN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,785.07 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System