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 REED, DEBORAH A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $87,589.49 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, PIETRO Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $87,588.97 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,588.94 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, PATRINA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,588.29 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEEN, RONALD J Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,587.51 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERZEL, ANDREW L, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $87,587.28 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,587.23 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINKMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,586.56 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRYSZYN, DAVID S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $87,586.47 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DARLENE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,586.25 Date 03/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDZEL, STEPHEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,586.19 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRATO, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,585.77 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,585.47 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, LYNN D Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $87,585.25 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, JOHN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $87,585.13 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, NOELLE C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $87,584.41 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, MARGUERITE V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,584.13 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, RANDY C Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $87,583.34 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, NINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,582.44 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Albany County Amount $87,582.42 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFAGNO, GARY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,581.40 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, YVONNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,581.28 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,580.99 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELINGADO, ANDREA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,580.32 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, PETER J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,580.23 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BABU Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,579.69 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, FRANCINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,579.03 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILES, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $87,577.79 Date 08/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MILDRED S Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $87,577.75 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORK, DAVID V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,576.90 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOMFIELD, JAMES W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,576.48 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, THOMAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,576.01 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBIN E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,575.86 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, NICHOLAS G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,575.28 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENI, ANDREW S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,575.17 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, ADAM M Employer name Orange County Amount $87,574.97 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,573.34 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, HEEYUN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,572.99 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DOUGLAS W, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,572.80 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POCZKALSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,572.61 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,572.50 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOHNNY M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $87,571.52 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,571.46 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, WILHELMINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,570.26 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTED, JODY D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,569.83 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JEROME J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $87,569.71 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARBARA ANN K Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $87,568.81 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $87,568.53 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIAIL, JAMES A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $87,568.53 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, KITTEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,567.88 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHETT, ROBIN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,567.81 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, C ELIZABETH Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,567.77 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDJOE, ARLENE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,567.76 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $87,567.71 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIELEWSKI, ROBERT B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,567.63 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOVIC, ROBERT N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,566.98 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, SCOTT A, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,566.53 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, CRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $87,566.33 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDE, MINA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,566.23 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHANNON L Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $87,566.05 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, GREG M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,566.00 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, SHEILA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,565.40 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,564.53 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,564.37 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, RICHARD S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,563.71 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CYNTHIA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,563.70 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXSMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Hornell Amount $87,562.23 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, KENNETH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,561.74 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, ANTHONY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,560.35 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,560.20 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKYPE, KEVIN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $87,560.05 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,559.98 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, RAYMOND J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,559.16 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, COREY R Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $87,558.93 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KIEFFE, CAMILLE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,558.82 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTA, JAMES S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,558.66 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, SUSAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,557.73 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, KIM E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,557.37 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, GEORGE M Employer name City of Troy Amount $87,555.62 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHELIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $87,554.24 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,553.04 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ELENI Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $87,552.94 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESKETH, BRIANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,552.55 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBELU, DEAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,552.01 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARIA, RANY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,550.91 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, CAMERON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,550.69 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DERRICK C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $87,550.06 Date 11/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,549.84 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEIBLE, BERNADETTE E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $87,549.58 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SHEELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,549.10 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEID, THOMAS L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,549.04 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, SYDNEY C Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $87,548.87 Date 05/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,548.48 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, BETTY YING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,548.00 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ROBERT Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,547.10 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN R Employer name Albany County Amount $87,546.53 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, DANIEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $87,545.58 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, RONALD E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,545.45 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, RONALD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,544.72 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSMOKE, CHARLES D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,544.23 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System