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 MUSAH, MIATTA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,811.38 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, CYNTHIA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $86,810.22 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $86,808.94 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,808.73 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,808.27 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, JASON W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,807.74 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARITI, MARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,807.59 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $86,807.27 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $86,806.80 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MARK S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,806.29 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, NAMPHONG Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $86,806.19 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDELLA, DANIEL G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,806.11 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,806.05 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,805.58 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, DAWN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $86,805.35 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $86,804.64 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGUILLA, CHARLES P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,802.98 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, EDWARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,801.53 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, KATHERINE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,801.48 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LANNY J Employer name Albany County Amount $86,800.63 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JASON G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,800.49 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CATHERINE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,800.20 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,800.13 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORACY, STEPHEN W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,800.12 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JANET L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $86,800.04 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DAVID H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,799.36 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ZINNAT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,797.81 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLER, FELIX L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,797.72 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $86,796.61 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUZZI, MARCO G Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,796.22 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINO, RICHARD F, II Employer name City of Middletown Amount $86,795.40 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HISGEN, STEPHANIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,794.77 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RADFORD Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $86,794.57 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, ROGER E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,794.57 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, RYAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,794.33 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANTHONY G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,794.16 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOEL R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,792.86 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIWOT, THEHBIA H Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $86,792.48 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,792.40 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, SALVATORE J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $86,791.87 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, PATRICK Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,790.90 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAWSON, ANDREW C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,789.91 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,789.64 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAU, MICHAEL E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,789.53 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICKLE, DANA Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $86,789.26 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTI, SUZANNE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,788.96 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, KERRI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,788.78 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACETE, ALBERTO L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $86,788.34 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROSA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $86,788.12 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, DAVID T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,788.02 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, DIANE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,787.41 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,786.77 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPHSON, ELYSE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,785.99 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DANITA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,784.65 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROG, ETHAN F Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $86,784.62 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMARICO, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,783.37 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,783.08 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $86,782.38 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMULA, FRANCIS J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,782.19 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, JAMES T Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,781.65 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, LARRY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,781.60 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DENNIS J, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $86,781.47 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASSO, KATHLEEN Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $86,781.34 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARRIER, NANCY S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $86,781.03 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBBY, PATRICIA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,781.02 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, WANDA LEE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $86,780.16 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DEBRA R Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $86,779.82 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFERT, KEVIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,779.79 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $86,779.29 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,777.87 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,777.60 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, ANDREW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,777.10 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELOFF, MARK J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,777.03 Date 04/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $86,777.02 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAVID S Employer name City of Batavia Amount $86,776.75 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REVERE, KEVIN Employer name Oneida County Amount $86,775.92 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEM, ALBERT A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $86,775.17 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RACHEL E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $86,774.77 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, KELLY H Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $86,773.83 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ERIC S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,773.32 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, RICHARD E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,772.76 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHERMEL, GERHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,772.76 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD, JESICA C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $86,772.73 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASEL, JUSTIN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,772.47 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBERG, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,772.00 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,771.74 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, STEPHEN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,771.70 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVERS, JUSTIN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,771.62 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, CHERYL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,771.56 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGULE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,771.34 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, LAWRENCE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,770.00 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, ROBERT T Employer name Cornell University Amount $86,769.90 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PHOYONA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $86,769.79 Date 07/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROBERG, ASHEKA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $86,769.15 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOUGH, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,768.87 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, FLORENCE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $86,768.79 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,768.66 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,768.57 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIMAK, CASEY J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $86,768.53 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JAY E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,768.39 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System