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 HOUGH, KEVIN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,657.71 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAINA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,657.29 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JANICE T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $86,657.15 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYAND-GARRETT, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,657.04 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIB, WILLIAM F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $86,656.52 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GLYNICE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,656.29 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, ANDREA L Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $86,655.99 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEHANT, DAVE C Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $86,655.22 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BERT M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $86,654.91 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARDINSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,654.83 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, GERMAINE P Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $86,653.81 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEO, KRISTEN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,653.29 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, TAYWANDA T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,653.12 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, PEGGY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,652.93 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE-MASON, ABENA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,652.73 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZDEK, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,651.62 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $86,650.45 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOSEPH K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,649.60 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MICHAEL S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,649.58 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, REENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,649.40 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TAMI B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,648.90 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLO, CYNTHIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLO, KAREN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERIOUX, DONNA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, DIANA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOPE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LISA R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAR, BARBARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, JANINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,648.68 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENITO, CAROLYN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,648.68 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, KENNETH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,648.68 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH-KENNEL, MAUREEN B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,648.68 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROUMOUSIS, LOIS L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,648.68 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, BRIAN D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,648.68 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGHRIM, BRIAN B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,648.51 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, GREG A Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $86,648.10 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARNEY, KENNETH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,647.27 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS-ALSTON, NEZE F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,646.76 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JEFFERY J Employer name Village of Greene Amount $86,646.45 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REGINA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,646.37 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,646.30 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULSON, THOMAS P Employer name Broome County Amount $86,645.96 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,645.78 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, PATRICIA A, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,645.46 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITT, LISA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,645.04 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, THERESA F Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $86,644.95 Date 06/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, DONALD S Employer name Chemung County Amount $86,644.80 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOHN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,644.48 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, RAMON A, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $86,644.23 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, OBED Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,643.62 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANAS, RENE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,643.13 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,642.70 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMERO, GILBERTO E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $86,642.14 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, MARY ALICE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,642.08 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, LEE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,642.01 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UWOGHIREN, IROGHAMA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,641.86 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, HAROLD J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,641.26 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LISA M, MS Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $86,640.53 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWSKI, JOHN F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,639.70 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURAUD, ALICIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,639.03 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINIGER, ARLENE H Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $86,638.56 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, RICHARD J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $86,637.88 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWUKA-AGBAI, NENA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,636.90 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, AMY J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $86,636.61 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ERIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,635.64 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, SHAUN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,635.57 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, REGINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,634.60 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RICHARD K Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,633.98 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOLAKOV, PETKO S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,633.82 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERFIELD, SAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,633.82 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,633.82 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $86,633.78 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUD, AUDREY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,633.33 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, LOUIS L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,631.57 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZEK, CORY M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $86,631.48 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, RONALD D, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,631.24 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DANA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,630.70 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONG, TROY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,630.17 Date 09/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALISHA B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,629.69 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, STEVE R, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,628.36 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, JEREMY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,627.96 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, CHARLES J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $86,627.61 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINARD, CORY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,627.08 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBLACKER, GARY J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $86,625.81 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIX, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,625.76 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $86,625.15 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,625.01 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NIURKA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,624.94 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, PURA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $86,624.77 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,624.50 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, JOSE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,623.61 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLOW, RICHARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,623.12 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, ADAM J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,622.14 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRYCKO, LEWIS P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,622.08 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, RICHARD E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $86,621.02 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROFF, DANIEL W A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $86,620.81 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GREGORY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,620.37 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, STEPHANIE P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,619.69 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELISSA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,619.40 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABST, WALTER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,619.23 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System