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 GOLDSTEIN, DAVID I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,577.48 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONSKI, FRANK J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,577.48 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAXIAS, FREDERICK A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,577.48 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA, ISORA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,577.48 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANI, CARMEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,577.48 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIAN, LESLIE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,577.48 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCIA, JUDITH T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,577.48 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREICO, MICHAEL F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,577.40 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MADRINA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,577.09 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOIN, SHYLO J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $86,576.97 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, THERESE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,576.88 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DANIEL R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,576.07 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,575.57 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $86,575.12 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOJO, MONSURAT T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,574.67 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, SUSAN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $86,574.48 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, MARY L Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $86,574.25 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JANET P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,573.50 Date 08/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDON, THURLUS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,572.84 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONASIA, JOANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,572.68 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMAN, DOUGLAS C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,572.11 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSHEFF, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,572.00 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTO, O DONALD Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $86,572.00 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JESSICA AMBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,570.36 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, BONNIE L, MS Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $86,569.99 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,569.83 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $86,569.36 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, SEAN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $86,569.35 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALHAMER, APRIL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,569.26 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINKE, ALBERT T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,568.89 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOSSO, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,568.75 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSAMA, ALPHA U Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,568.36 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, ANN P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,568.04 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LOUIS C, SR Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,568.00 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVISKY, KRISTEN Z Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,567.96 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERTH, TIMOTHY W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,567.05 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MADELINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,566.69 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ORLANDO Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,566.49 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEWHITE, REGINA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $86,566.40 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSS, PETER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,566.20 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, MARIANNE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,566.20 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, JEANINE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $86,566.01 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYLE, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $86,565.80 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,565.39 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, PEPITZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,565.35 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, EUGENE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,564.98 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $86,563.84 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $86,562.37 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZER, TERRY K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $86,562.30 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, FLORIA NOEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,561.27 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDBERG, MARIA M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $86,561.23 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,561.02 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZEO, STEVEN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $86,560.80 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAUREEN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,560.72 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, DANIEL P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $86,560.48 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, DAINA W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $86,559.90 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEETY, RYAN G Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $86,559.89 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, VINCENT Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $86,557.64 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $86,556.12 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCE, LINDA A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $86,555.64 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,554.59 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE BOURNE, DONNA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,554.00 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEE, ARTHUR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,554.00 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAMICI, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $86,553.75 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ERNESTINE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,553.20 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAN, WING S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,552.83 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVER, SABRINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,552.66 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NATASHA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,552.48 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, BRIAN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $86,552.31 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,552.26 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALE-RYAN, MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,552.21 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHERYL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,549.77 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSE, TOM Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $86,549.29 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, BETHANN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,549.27 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMNER, FRANK G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,549.06 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, FRANCIS BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,548.94 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JEFFREY T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,548.86 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, JACK Employer name Department of State Amount $86,547.74 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $86,547.63 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RICHARD C Employer name Orange County Amount $86,546.47 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, RONALD E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $86,545.23 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, KATHARINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,544.99 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $86,543.83 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DENNIS P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,543.83 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,543.59 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $86,543.47 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, BROOKE B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,543.18 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCANETTE, PAUL B Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,542.96 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBOTUL, PRINCE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,542.44 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREVALO, ALMA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,542.32 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAGINE, SANDRA P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $86,541.73 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $86,541.00 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METILDI, ALEXANDER F Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,540.96 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARINGIN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,540.94 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLELLAN, SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,539.98 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, APRIL N Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,539.51 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, MELVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,539.39 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, PETER C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $86,539.07 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCHIK, PAUL E Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $86,538.46 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLMANN, KERRY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,538.36 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System