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 CRYMES, MARY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,330.98 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,330.78 Date 01/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KAREN F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,328.66 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,327.98 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARO, TAMMY S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $87,327.53 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, RICHARD F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,327.50 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,326.60 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGNEW, EDWARD N, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,325.97 Date 03/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTAN, DAWN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,325.67 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, SAMANTHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,325.31 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUNNIGLE, MELINDA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,324.51 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, EBBIE V Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,324.04 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARADIN, RUTH E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,323.83 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, THOMAS R Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $87,323.51 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOSEPH S Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $87,322.53 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITSKO, JOHN P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,322.44 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHENBAUER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,321.98 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $87,319.54 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ALICIA M Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $87,318.41 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, ROCCO V Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,317.34 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,316.94 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,316.94 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,316.94 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERZNER, RENEE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,316.22 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXON, SAMUEL R, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $87,314.45 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, DAVID A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $87,314.38 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, ROBERT E Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $87,313.82 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, WARREN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,313.66 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, REGINA M, MS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,313.60 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,312.85 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI-BONSU, STEPHEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,312.29 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, DORIS Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,312.26 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, TRAVIS J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $87,311.88 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,311.13 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, NICHOLAS H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,311.12 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXOPOULOS LUGO, ALEXANDER S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $87,311.06 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEANETTE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,310.70 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $87,310.67 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, LAWRENCE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $87,309.98 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,309.55 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, GLENROY E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,308.82 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,308.78 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, DEBRA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,308.78 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, HUGH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,308.74 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSELLO, JAMES A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,308.69 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLER, HELENE P Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $87,308.63 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,308.18 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, JOHN T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,308.16 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, DAVID K Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,307.16 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $87,306.80 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,306.14 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $87,305.97 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRILE, VIKKI C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $87,305.55 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, THOMAS G Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,305.34 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTRIDGE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,303.32 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTHAL, MARK S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,302.91 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DONALD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,302.43 Date 07/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGANI, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $87,302.11 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RONALD W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $87,301.98 Date 07/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STUART JAY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,301.82 Date 07/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLER, STEPHEN L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,300.68 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CHUN Y Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,300.42 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,299.88 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFER, LLOYD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,299.88 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, JOSEPH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,299.62 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKY, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,299.55 Date 08/28/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENSAH, KWAME A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $87,299.06 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD-MERCADO, DAVID A. Employer name Department of State Amount $87,298.98 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBERT, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $87,298.78 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JOHN E Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $87,298.66 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $87,298.30 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHORAT, STEVE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,298.26 Date 12/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,297.76 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, DALE E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $87,297.54 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, JASON T Employer name City of Rome Amount $87,297.30 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, BRIDGETT A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,297.02 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, FRANCESCO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,296.79 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENY, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,296.48 Date 06/11/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,295.95 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, TANIA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,295.29 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,293.66 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURO, DEBORAH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,293.56 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, MARSDEN T Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $87,293.39 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,293.00 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLER, GARY R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,292.99 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEUPER, GEOFFREY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,292.04 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, JEFFREY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,291.85 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDACRE, TRINA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,291.73 Date 06/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $87,291.42 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, GREG D, II Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $87,291.19 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COVEY, TRACIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,290.06 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERLIN, GERARD D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $87,290.06 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, LYNN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,290.06 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTISHEN, BARBARA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,290.06 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTILLO, JAMES A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,289.96 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUSA, ANTONIO P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $87,289.80 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,288.46 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $87,287.68 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $87,287.52 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAN, EMMANUEL M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,286.04 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System