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 HUNTER, TERESA A Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $86,538.23 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,537.96 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,537.51 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, PETER F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $86,537.17 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MINDY E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,536.97 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALVAE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,536.38 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,536.27 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKINS, TODD E Employer name Oneida County Amount $86,535.74 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CAROL A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $86,535.34 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAALAND, BJORN N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,534.55 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMASI, ATTILA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,534.44 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERNIAK, LAUREN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,534.35 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANDS, MONA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,533.97 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SUSAN P Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,533.81 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NICHOLAS, II Employer name Ulster County Amount $86,533.54 Date 12/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,533.30 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPO, KENT S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,533.13 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNOU, CONSTANTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,532.97 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWAROZEK, JOSHUA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $86,532.81 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,532.70 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, LAURA K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,532.52 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PRIEST, TIMOTHY T Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $86,532.26 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CAROLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,532.09 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, QIANA N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,531.58 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, JAMES C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $86,530.74 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBOLSKI, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,530.68 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,530.14 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMCZYK, GARY J, JR Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $86,529.79 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,529.61 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, FRANK J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,529.37 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TONY D, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,529.30 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDDENHAGEN, MARY JEAN Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $86,529.15 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NORMAN D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $86,529.13 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRALL, JEFFREY H Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $86,528.34 Date 11/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MOIRA S Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $86,528.33 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANTHAKRISHNAN, SUBRAMANIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,528.00 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIKO, LAWRENCE K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,528.00 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JOAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,527.92 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, JUAN F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,527.76 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,526.94 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN LEEUWEN, JOANNE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $86,526.67 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKORYM, LINDA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,526.09 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, JOHN P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $86,525.59 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, KENNETH P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,525.56 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,525.52 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, JULIE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $86,525.03 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,524.78 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JAMES J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,520.28 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLITT, KRISTIN E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $86,520.04 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOLM, CELIA V Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $86,519.75 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SHERRY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,519.75 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,518.37 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, RYAN N Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $86,518.33 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMULSKI, JACOB G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,518.25 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $86,518.20 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKAT, BRYAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,517.29 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATCH, MARTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,517.15 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $86,517.14 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,517.09 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, VINCENT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,516.11 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ROSS A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $86,515.76 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALET, MEAGAN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $86,515.45 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, PAUL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,514.95 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JAMES W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,514.62 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, JOHN W Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $86,514.22 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,514.08 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIUS, DOROTHY M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $86,514.04 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEGEL, BARBARA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,513.56 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEHOMSKI, TODD C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $86,513.00 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURISH, BRIAN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $86,511.63 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHENBACH, RENEE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,510.68 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIC R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $86,510.26 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAPATRA, TANUJA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,510.24 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ADAM J Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $86,510.16 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ANDREW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,509.35 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, RAYMOND R, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,509.16 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEDRA, MALGORZATA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,509.12 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NARDOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,508.54 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIAMO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,508.32 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIE, LISA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,508.15 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,507.91 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ZULEYKA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,507.81 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,507.59 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,506.23 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARINO, LISA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,506.02 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SAMUEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,505.52 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, KATHERINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,505.33 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, JAMES R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $86,505.24 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JEFFREY W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $86,505.03 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, ANNETTE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,504.47 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBERT, PETER M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $86,504.43 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DAMION W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,504.06 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, TYLER L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $86,503.32 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AINGWORTH, CATHERINE P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,502.80 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,502.06 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZETTA, ANNAMARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,501.90 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, ANGELINA Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $86,501.13 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,500.80 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,500.80 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,500.80 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System