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 SCHNEIDER, ERIC P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,137.11 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,136.49 Date 04/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK F Employer name Steuben County Amount $87,135.83 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, KENNY L Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $87,135.08 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, MICHAEL E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $87,134.53 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SADIE Y Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $87,134.14 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $87,133.54 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,133.25 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURNE, OLIVER Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,133.20 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, JAMES D Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $87,133.20 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINGER, DEBORAH E Employer name Education Department Amount $87,133.20 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, VERONICA Employer name Education Department Amount $87,133.20 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVINGTON, JOSEPH P Employer name Education Department Amount $87,133.20 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSBERG, BARBARA Employer name Education Department Amount $87,133.20 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, EUGENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,133.20 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JAMES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,133.20 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, GREGORY J S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,133.20 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MANDI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,132.73 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERINA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,132.27 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBEL, JOHN F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,131.03 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JEROME Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,129.02 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, ROBERT M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,128.91 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARNOLD E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,128.34 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHOROWIEC, SEAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,127.06 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CAROL A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $87,126.37 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAND, BARRY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,126.00 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOORHIS, GARY R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $87,124.98 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRIE, EILEEN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,124.63 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, SAMMIE L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,124.30 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $87,123.95 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GEORGE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,122.68 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFARIAN, KRISTEN J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $87,122.68 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCHER, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,122.51 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, DOMINIC A, III Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $87,121.61 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JILL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,121.52 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PAUL K Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $87,121.52 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENT, CHRIS A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,121.28 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $87,120.66 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESEN, KATHLEEN N Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $87,120.30 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, BRIAN S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,120.09 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, KARL R Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $87,119.22 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINELLI, NOREAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,119.02 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIN, BRAD Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,118.31 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLCNOP, CARY T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,117.82 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMA, DIANE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,117.78 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,117.76 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JASON A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,117.42 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, WENDY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,117.17 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIANI, MERIDETH F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,117.16 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAWAY, CRAIG M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,116.55 Date 07/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JAMES M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $87,116.17 Date 06/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,115.61 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, COLLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,115.28 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, TODD B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,114.96 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBERT, WILLIAM G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,114.88 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, QUINELLA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,114.64 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,114.44 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, HEATHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,113.97 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, JOSEPH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,113.47 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, GERALD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,112.63 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURUSKY, MICHELE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,111.90 Date 05/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, FRANK J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,111.70 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TERRENCE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,111.49 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAETZHOLD, LORI ANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,110.66 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, KAREN W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,110.38 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDOCK, EVETTE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,109.40 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, JULIA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,109.16 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBACCARO, MARIANNE C Employer name Village of North Hills Amount $87,108.99 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, PETER C Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $87,108.93 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLISON M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $87,108.32 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, LAURA J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,107.74 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,106.38 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERCOLE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,106.16 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANCE, STEPHEN T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $87,105.99 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORICI, PETER S Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $87,105.69 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKEY, NANCY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $87,105.46 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, ALOYSIUS J, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $87,104.80 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSON, TAMIKO Y Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $87,104.59 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDELL, KEVIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,104.38 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,103.48 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, MICHAEL E Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $87,102.84 Date 09/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMARDER, ERIC D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,102.64 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, RONALD Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,101.55 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, PAUL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,100.21 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUATROCHI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $87,099.11 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BAMBI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,098.96 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, MOSES D, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,098.78 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,098.52 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIECZKOWSKI, CHRISTINE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $87,097.82 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, SHARI S Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $87,097.13 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSON, GARY W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,097.12 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, CRISTIN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,096.66 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKODY, MARYANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,096.47 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, MARGARET G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $87,096.43 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN-GILMORE, JANE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAII, MUNNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, SHARON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System