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 LOBACZ, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $87,667.75 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MARO, AREL Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,667.56 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, RAYMOND C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,667.40 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LAUREN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,667.18 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANN, ALFRED G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,667.15 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPO, THERESA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,667.15 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPIOE, ANDREW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,666.31 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, ANDREA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,665.69 Date 09/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MICHAEL V Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $87,664.95 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARD, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,664.54 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANET C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,663.95 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, KEVIN A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $87,663.63 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, LORRIS V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $87,663.22 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $87,662.70 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JEFFERY S. Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $87,662.58 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $87,662.43 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KERWIN G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $87,662.29 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,661.89 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,661.88 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMPER, JOEL E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $87,661.87 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTEN, LAVERNE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,661.51 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-WATKINS, TANYA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,660.51 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,659.78 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, PETER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,659.43 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,658.98 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MICHAEL N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,658.84 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFOLK, SHARNE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,658.69 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, THOMAS A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,658.53 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDY, MICHAEL C Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $87,658.45 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $87,658.12 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINE, THOMAS M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,657.65 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LUKE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,657.18 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUFTI, ASAD MUHAMMAD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,656.74 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMEE, MATTHEW S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,656.48 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, COLLEEN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $87,656.17 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,655.97 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, GARY L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,655.22 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,654.23 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LINDA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,653.79 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE KRUT, TRACEY E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,653.53 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORRENTO, CHRISTIANO W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,653.43 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ERIK T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,653.28 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRIAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,653.11 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, CHRISTINA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,653.11 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTA, STEVEN X Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,651.77 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJERNIK, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,651.09 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, CHARLES J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $87,649.87 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,647.71 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MELANIE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $87,647.63 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, JOSEPH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,647.55 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, LINDA P Employer name Orange County Amount $87,647.37 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $87,647.32 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTE, DEIRDRE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,647.29 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, JASON D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,646.79 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, SU-JANE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,646.47 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, FRANCIS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,646.24 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, COLLEEN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,646.14 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATERO, LORETTA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,646.00 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BERNIE H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $87,645.83 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENELL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,645.82 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, MARY R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $87,645.77 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,645.46 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,645.15 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTIN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,644.79 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, DONNA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $87,644.35 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DIANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,643.73 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, JOSHUA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,643.32 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOIN, FELIX Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,642.57 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRANTES, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $87,642.37 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNI, MARK P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,642.12 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIB, DOUGLAS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,641.98 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJEUNESSE, DAWN ANN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,641.84 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPE, MARIE E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $87,641.74 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABHETL, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,640.68 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, JANET Employer name Ulster County Amount $87,640.37 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $87,639.39 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, HONORE H Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $87,639.25 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEG, GERALD Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $87,638.24 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGNANI, IRENE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,638.12 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECH, MICHAEL J Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $87,637.24 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, CARL M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,634.54 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DAVID L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,634.48 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $87,634.21 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, PETER H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,634.14 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVERLY, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Corning Amount $87,632.67 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,631.41 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAFIORE, JACLYN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,631.04 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, M INDICA Employer name Schoharie County Amount $87,629.70 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANGEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $87,629.18 Date 04/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, LINDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,628.29 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUA, GARY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $87,626.95 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RICHARD J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $87,626.73 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAUTSCH, LYNNANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,626.58 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, SHAWN P, SR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,625.90 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,623.97 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, MARTIN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,623.91 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $87,623.83 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MATTHEW T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,623.64 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,622.75 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEYNMAN, EILEEN J Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $87,622.53 Date 02/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System