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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name BOLT, KENNETH S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,840.05 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $86,839.25 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DAVID E Employer name City of Troy Amount $86,839.03 Date 12/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTINE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $86,838.43 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MATTHEW W Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,838.28 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, CAROL L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,838.18 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,837.76 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTEDT, CYNTHIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,837.66 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, REGINA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,837.41 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATIG, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,836.75 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, THEODORE H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,836.25 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANI, SCOTT P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,836.21 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WALDELL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,835.41 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,835.37 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PREETHY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,835.35 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAKRISHNAPILLAI, SANTHOSH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,835.29 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,835.11 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOCCIONI, MAURO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,835.06 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,834.99 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANARY, KYLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,834.79 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDIK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,834.66 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, ALFRED Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,834.41 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DAVID L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,833.87 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $86,833.82 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JOANNE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,833.66 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, AMANDA R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $86,833.44 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWATH, HOLLY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $86,833.05 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMENE, GEORGE T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $86,833.05 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSEN, KAREN H Employer name Education Department Amount $86,832.72 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMSKE, HELEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $86,832.30 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DAMIEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,831.51 Date 12/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TESSY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,830.68 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CHARLES T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $86,830.43 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSCHADL, LAURA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $86,830.11 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,829.60 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, GEORGE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,829.35 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, ERIK L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,828.40 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,828.12 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ALAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,828.03 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $86,827.68 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFPENNY, CAROLE F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,827.34 Date 11/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBACH, THOMAS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,827.14 Date 12/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRBEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,826.62 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALING, TRACEY K Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $86,826.01 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPWOOD, PATRICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,826.00 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KYETTE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,825.85 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SANDY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,825.44 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, KEITH M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $86,825.39 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,825.18 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, MARY B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,825.01 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, YUN Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,824.15 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, YAZMIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,824.12 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, THEODORE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,823.77 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, RANDOLPH B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,823.50 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAIMCHAYEV, ZINAIDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,823.35 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, BRAD M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,823.26 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, PAUL V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,822.84 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DAVID E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,822.84 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTAHAS, ANASTASSIOS A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,822.84 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMERE, BRENDA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $86,822.32 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, RODERICK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,822.30 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,822.06 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKIE, BRIAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,821.63 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDONDOLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $86,821.54 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, SHAUN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,820.81 Date 01/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELLS, FAY Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,820.75 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MARGARET A Employer name Seneca County Amount $86,819.80 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, COURTNEY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,819.56 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLON, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,819.16 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $86,819.16 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, FRANCISCO A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEILLARD, YANICK Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, DREW E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROIG, AXEL F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DENNIS G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, THEODORE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASIELLO, ROMINA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,819.12 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANCIO, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,818.60 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,818.60 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONIAK, PAULA Employer name Orange County Amount $86,818.37 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULSHEIMER, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $86,817.26 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $86,817.12 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, JONATHAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,817.05 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHARD K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,816.74 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASUCCI, VINCENT J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $86,816.63 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RICHARD F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,816.31 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $86,816.31 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTA, VINCENT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,815.95 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, BRYAN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $86,815.49 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,815.30 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,814.61 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, MAURICE R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $86,814.36 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,814.00 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOVSKY, DIMITRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,814.00 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, PETER D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $86,813.76 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOONAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,813.65 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULBRIGHT, JEAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,813.63 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,813.18 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,811.43 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System