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 LINDSTADT, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,618.84 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KIPP W Employer name Madison Co Ind Dev Agcy Amount $86,617.74 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, LAURA B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $86,617.23 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, CAROLLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $86,616.88 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,616.01 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,615.93 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVOREN, CARTHEN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $86,614.46 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,614.33 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, PAUL C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,612.94 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDAYATI, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,612.87 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, VENESSA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,612.40 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $86,610.14 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, VALERIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,610.10 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDES, CHRISTINA D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,610.09 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVAN, SHERVIN P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,610.09 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, RAVI N Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,610.09 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, DIANE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,609.97 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, MICHAEL C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,609.95 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,609.28 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,609.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMES E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,608.86 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,608.66 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRFO, JOANNE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,608.57 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SANTIAGO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,607.82 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,607.15 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTRE, JEFFREY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $86,606.42 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSINSKI, KRIS T Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,605.74 Date 04/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROGER A Employer name Erie County Amount $86,605.68 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JACK A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $86,605.04 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBEY, ROBERT E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,603.88 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, SHAHLA Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,602.93 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARILYN Employer name Education Department Amount $86,602.62 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINFELDER, KENNETH C Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,602.51 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SODERLUND, GERARD R Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $86,601.80 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,601.27 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, LAURA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,601.12 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOON, DE'ETTA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,600.75 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LAWRENCE J, SR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,600.69 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETH, COREY P Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $86,600.38 Date 04/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUETZMACHER, SCOTT B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,600.20 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOHN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $86,600.00 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAN-PORTER, JILL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,599.79 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, ZACHARY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,599.62 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, BENJAMIN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,599.00 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,597.36 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LAUREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,597.26 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, DOUGLAS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,597.12 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, TIMOTHY F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,596.71 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANECHAK, JOYCE R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $86,596.55 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALISSA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,596.22 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MICHAEL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,596.00 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ALGENIZ J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,595.85 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATELLA, SARAH B Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $86,595.85 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMAINE, ORLIN C, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,595.63 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CATHY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $86,595.51 Date 04/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZEY, JACK, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $86,595.31 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,595.18 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, ERIC J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $86,595.14 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEDISH, ANN Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $86,594.71 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZ, KENNETH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,594.56 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, VINCENT G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $86,594.00 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $86,593.41 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DAVID A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,593.34 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHELL, DAWN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,592.60 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $86,591.52 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JONATHAN J Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $86,590.87 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, MEGAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,589.65 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,589.48 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, ROCCO J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,588.89 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARGETT, JOHN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $86,588.30 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNAIS, REGINALD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,587.83 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, PATRICK A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,587.82 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,587.41 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $86,587.20 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDURAHMAN, KHELIFA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,586.53 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, JOSE R, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $86,585.09 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCAL, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $86,584.96 Date 08/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PONTIERI, MARY Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $86,584.32 Date 05/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUASSI, DAVIA F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,584.25 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ANNE H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,584.03 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAUS, SHEREEN S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,583.11 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZELINO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,582.64 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,581.36 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, BRUCE J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,580.66 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DEBORAH D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $86,580.58 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, JOSEPH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,580.00 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $86,579.51 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $86,578.67 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHUNIK, DAVID V Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,578.35 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, HOWARD B Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,578.35 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSTER, GEOFFRY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,577.48 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TRINA Y Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,577.48 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIELLE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $86,577.48 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MOIRA P Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $86,577.48 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUINALDO, MELANY I Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,577.48 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, BRUNILDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,577.48 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,577.48 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,577.48 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, VANESSA R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,577.48 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKERVILLE, YOLANDA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,577.48 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System