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 ODELL, JEROME C Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,284.79 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, DEBORAH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $87,284.58 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, LINH N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,284.20 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, SHANE W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,284.11 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CATHERINE L Employer name Erie County Amount $87,283.88 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, RONALD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $87,283.59 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,283.38 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESDORF, TYLER E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,282.96 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, GRACE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,282.56 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,281.75 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITAYIK, JOHN A, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $87,281.72 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,281.60 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHRISTIE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,281.53 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WENDY S Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $87,281.20 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, BRAD M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,281.04 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,280.30 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, LAUREL A Employer name Nassau Co Interim Fin Auth Amount $87,279.99 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $87,279.91 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $87,278.55 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MONIQUE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,278.43 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, TERRY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $87,277.50 Date 02/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,277.49 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-MONTEMAYOR, JEANINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,275.24 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KRISTI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,275.24 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTENSCHON, MEGAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $87,275.24 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCH, JANINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $87,275.24 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, HOLLY M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $87,274.55 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESSLER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $87,274.52 Date 06/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERLE, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $87,274.20 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $87,274.20 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUM, NEVILLE D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,274.13 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,273.96 Date 02/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,273.35 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOX, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $87,271.67 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JAMES Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $87,271.08 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, MI JIN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $87,269.69 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, BENJAMIN P Employer name Centr NY Reg Market Authority Amount $87,268.50 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, DEBRA J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,268.11 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZIGO, CAROLINE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,267.25 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,267.02 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOYEDE, IBRAHIM F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,266.90 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, SANTIAGO, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,266.70 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, JOHN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,266.49 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANZER, BETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,266.14 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRA, KENNETH F Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $87,265.77 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHANDE, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,265.29 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCEBAUGH, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,265.13 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDEWATER, CHARLES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,264.76 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,264.36 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, JAMIE K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $87,264.21 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $87,263.95 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICK, JANE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,263.69 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIOU, CATHERINE ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,263.13 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, PATRICK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,262.63 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, ERNEST L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $87,261.96 Date 11/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYRTHIL, MARIE FRANCE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,261.57 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDALIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $87,260.89 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THYRA D E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,260.36 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON KENNEDY, SALLY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,260.21 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONLEY, SUZANNE T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,259.86 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, THERESA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,259.62 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBECK, DEREK R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $87,258.04 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MEGAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,257.58 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTAKIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $87,257.30 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYLIGER, GEORGE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,256.79 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $87,256.14 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, PAUL F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,255.24 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEXIDOR, DANIEL L, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,254.97 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGER, REBECCA A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $87,254.58 Date 06/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ARIELLE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,253.47 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,252.08 Date 10/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARISELA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $87,251.98 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARTYN W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $87,251.84 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BARBARA J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $87,251.61 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, ANDREW L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,250.89 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTINO, PETER D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $87,250.68 Date 01/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, LAURA D Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $87,250.57 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, BRETT M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,250.28 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESE, SHANNON D Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $87,250.20 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGLIERI, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,249.79 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZER, JONATHAN E Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $87,249.69 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $87,249.26 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BIRE, STEVEN D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,247.70 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, FRANK Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,247.33 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLES H, III Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,247.33 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNICK, LAWRENCE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,247.33 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHR, MELANIE G Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $87,247.33 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOORNBOS, DONALD D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $87,247.33 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDBOOM, JAMES C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,247.33 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,246.86 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILD, AMY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,246.64 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTSEN, AMY L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $87,246.53 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKI, DONNA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,246.51 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MARK B Employer name Town of Southold Amount $87,246.19 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGNESE, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,245.94 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KIMBERLY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $87,245.59 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, GEORGE E, III Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $87,245.41 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KEITH R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,244.84 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, KEITH T Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $87,244.82 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTE, SHERRON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,244.14 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System