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 CALDARISE, MELISSA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,784.90 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, SOFIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,784.90 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, THOMAS E Employer name Orange County Amount $87,784.55 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOCINSKI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,784.17 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $87,783.60 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGIBBON, IAIAN D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $87,782.39 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERALD W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $87,780.33 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $87,780.19 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, ERICK D Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $87,780.00 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KARLA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,779.17 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $87,778.34 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEPPA, KAREN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,778.14 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,778.10 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, JOANNE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,777.76 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, STEVEN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,777.55 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZEWSKI, DANIEL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $87,776.85 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGER, MATTHEW F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,776.36 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JASON R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $87,776.17 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMAN, JAMES F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,775.00 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONER, PAUL E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $87,774.85 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $87,774.51 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, MARY E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $87,774.44 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, RITA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,773.82 Date 03/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS-BRISBANE, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,773.47 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, RACHEL A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,772.80 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPLER, BRANDON M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,772.69 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, DEBRA C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $87,772.19 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUDNITSKY, DINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,771.58 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAUS, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,771.46 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, ROBERT R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $87,770.76 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, KATHRYN A, MRS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,770.38 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, RADHA P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,769.42 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBI, GREGG J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,769.30 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,768.64 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, KERRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,767.70 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,767.51 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, LEIGH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,766.84 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURINO, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,766.78 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTE, PAUL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $87,766.55 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG-JAMES, PHYLLIS Y Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,766.10 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $87,765.75 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRINO, PAUL F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,765.35 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDUSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $87,764.96 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIBERTI, DANIEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,764.89 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBB, DENNIS A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,764.72 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKSHAW, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,764.40 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,764.17 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONALLE, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,763.65 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,762.69 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $87,762.20 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, SIDNEY R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,761.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, LINDA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,760.98 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, MONICA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,760.78 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOSE, JAVONT L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $87,760.71 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,760.03 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, MARILYN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,759.83 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,759.35 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FERRAN, PAMELA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,758.90 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,758.87 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUNG MI Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,758.84 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, EDMUND J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,758.39 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VENEZIA, JENNIFER E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,758.39 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, JAMES E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $87,758.18 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOSEPH W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,757.46 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPER, DIANE C Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,756.92 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,756.92 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENA, ROBERT Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $87,756.72 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHANTA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,756.40 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $87,755.88 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,755.87 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,755.85 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KIM S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,755.83 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, VERONICA M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $87,755.76 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, PAUL S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,755.25 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, DEBORAH L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,755.25 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBAUM, ERIC Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $87,755.20 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDEK, KENNETH M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,754.26 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, BART J Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,754.24 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, PAUL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,754.20 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDY, LISA, MS Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $87,754.09 Date 09/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TINA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,753.89 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JAKE S Employer name Orange County Amount $87,753.61 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, MICHAEL Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,753.60 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, LESTER Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,753.40 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUVERA, BRIAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,753.38 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBRY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $87,753.33 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHUNAS, MARY FRANCES Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,753.18 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,752.79 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMANN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $87,752.59 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,752.44 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, HIDALBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,751.79 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, KEITH J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,750.27 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,750.26 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, ANTONIO J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $87,750.22 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOHUE, ROSEMARY C Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $87,750.00 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, MARIA LUZ A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,749.68 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOELI, JOSHUA Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,749.60 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMIAC, NELIA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,749.53 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERGH, BETH R Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $87,749.46 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, PASQUALE A, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $87,748.76 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System