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 BEVELACQUA, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $86,998.77 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,998.37 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $86,998.10 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWENCKI, CLIFFORD T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,997.56 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPERT, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,996.51 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,996.28 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONKLE, LANCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $86,995.87 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $86,995.85 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,995.74 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBALLOS, ELIZABETH Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $86,995.56 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,995.22 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, MICHAEL W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $86,994.97 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BARBARA C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $86,994.63 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHELE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,994.44 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTEN, THOMAS B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,994.44 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,994.44 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, JAY R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $86,994.44 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOP, JOHN F Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $86,994.44 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, DANIEL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,994.44 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBIA, PAUL A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $86,994.40 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALYS, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,994.18 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMANN, PAULA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,993.52 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANECAK, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,993.40 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CATHERINE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,993.40 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHELLE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,992.96 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,992.96 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PAULETTE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,992.82 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYWULSKI, ROBIN C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $86,992.36 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCHIS, WANDA R Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $86,992.34 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANN MARIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,991.84 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENYENIHI, BASSEY ULO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,991.67 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEY, LANCE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,991.58 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZMAN, RANDY E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,990.74 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,990.28 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, CHAD M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $86,990.11 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, PETER H Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $86,989.90 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LINDA A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $86,989.26 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, PETER M, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,989.05 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, EARL D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,989.05 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, THOMAS S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,988.84 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TULLIO, KENDRA L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,988.71 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINS, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,988.68 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KELLY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,988.61 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIEC, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,987.68 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WANDA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,987.68 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, WILLIAM F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $86,987.51 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, JANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $86,987.17 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, THERESA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,986.91 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIBB, STUART D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,985.99 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,985.86 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, TODD D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,985.50 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, SCOTT D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,985.36 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBANDS, ALFA D Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $86,984.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XUAN, HAIYAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,984.56 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADITSCH, SUZANNE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,984.30 Date 11/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, JANE B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBIN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSICK, SUZANNE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, LINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, KRISTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGER, KAREN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, JOSEPH C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,984.30 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, PATRICE K Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $86,984.10 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHAWN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,983.88 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, DAVID S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,983.78 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,983.78 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $86,983.78 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH G Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $86,983.78 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,983.78 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,983.78 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $86,983.52 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETLAND, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,983.20 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSI, JOHN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,982.80 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $86,982.40 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, MICHAEL P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,982.32 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, GIOVANNA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,981.96 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORN, CARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,981.96 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKRENT, BETTY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,981.96 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,981.96 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOREN, MARK Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,981.96 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PAUL F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,981.96 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,981.96 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, TAMMY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,981.96 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, HEATHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $86,981.96 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, DONNA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,981.96 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, THERESA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $86,981.96 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, JAIME J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,981.96 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACETIS, MICHELLE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,981.96 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, RUTH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,981.96 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOANN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,981.96 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DOUGLAS W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,981.96 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHENKIN, YURI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $86,981.85 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROSS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,980.92 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANABLE, SANDRA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,980.66 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHATT, KIM E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,980.66 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,980.25 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, STEVEN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,980.14 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JOHN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,980.14 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, LARRY A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $86,979.92 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System