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 SCHEFFEL, RONALD G, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,501.01 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIBELLI, HENRY T Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $87,500.00 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, JOSEPHINE Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $87,499.92 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, TRACEY Employer name Erie County Amount $87,499.88 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, SAYEEDA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,499.62 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKROVANY, JENNIFER L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,498.24 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, MUNDY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,498.24 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TAMARA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,497.57 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, FAY R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $87,497.57 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYWKA, JOSEPH D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,497.35 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, WILSON P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,497.23 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUCCI, ROBERT A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $87,497.14 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN H Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,496.74 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DAVID P Employer name Broome County Amount $87,495.53 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, RALPH J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,494.43 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOCELYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $87,494.05 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, NOEL R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,493.47 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEVEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,491.41 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JOHN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,491.05 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $87,490.49 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEN-NUNEZ, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,490.34 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NELSON, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,488.98 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIERE, BETINA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,488.87 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, DESMOND G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,486.50 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,485.88 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHNER, STEPHEN W Employer name Orange County Amount $87,485.70 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, MARIA C Employer name Department of State Amount $87,485.63 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JASON O Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,485.30 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, SHERMAN D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,483.42 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTER, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,483.09 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEROLAMI, SEAN W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,482.91 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,482.32 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANGELIS, LOUIS Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $87,482.28 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CATHERINE E Employer name Orange County Amount $87,482.09 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,480.44 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, NATALIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,480.15 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLUYTMAN, ALLISON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,480.10 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARK P, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,480.06 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNINO, JOHN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,479.94 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORDEN, DAVID M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,479.78 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SHANE D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,479.47 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DANIEL M Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $87,479.33 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, MICHAEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,476.64 Date 04/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ANIL Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $87,476.60 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, BRETT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,476.53 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOULES, MITCHELL Q, SR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,476.22 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ADAM D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,475.94 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWITZER, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $87,475.72 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODY, DAWN V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,474.68 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, KAREN D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,474.57 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SHAQWAN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,474.17 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, GARY D Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,474.15 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, FELIX, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,473.30 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, GEORGE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,472.75 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROBERT E Employer name Oneida County Amount $87,472.52 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIC K Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,472.36 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JESSICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,472.29 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,471.88 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, CAROLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,471.34 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FREDERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $87,470.19 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, JOHN N, JR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $87,470.10 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPE, PATIENCE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,470.08 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, RICHARD A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $87,469.99 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYES, WILLIAM Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $87,469.84 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN BILLINGS, MARY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,469.72 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFAVER, DANIEL M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,469.67 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GABRIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,469.47 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, SARAH I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $87,469.08 Date 04/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANTE, LUZ E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,467.95 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMER, JAMES E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $87,467.91 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MAUREEN E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,467.70 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRMANN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,467.21 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUVION, PHILIP E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $87,466.94 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, JORDAN M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $87,466.76 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, ROSA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,466.48 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,464.20 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTEN, MICHELLE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,463.03 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, EZ D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,462.53 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIN, EILEEN G Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $87,462.11 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,461.59 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, STEVEN G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $87,461.43 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TRUDY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,461.08 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,461.00 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVLAK, NICOLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,460.34 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MASCIO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,459.48 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELTZ, EDWARD W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,459.48 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DARRIN J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $87,459.15 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGO, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,458.78 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,458.76 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, GREGORY T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,457.07 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, JESSICA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,456.57 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBL, DAVID A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,456.53 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JEROMY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,456.26 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT A Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $87,454.60 Date 05/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMO, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $87,454.01 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTAULT, LILIAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,453.61 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, FRANK J Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $87,453.12 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARITO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $87,452.64 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,452.56 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHRIS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,452.45 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System