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 JONES, WILLIAM S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,375.15 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, KATARZYNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,374.90 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,373.90 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,373.85 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXUM, DARREN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,372.98 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,372.83 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FALCO, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,371.78 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIERS, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $86,371.74 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, TAMIKA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,370.54 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN C Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $86,370.25 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLIN, SABINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,370.05 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKINS, VERA-JULIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,369.38 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MARGARET Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,369.06 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, JEREMIAH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,368.90 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANERI, FRANK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,368.33 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, LUIS Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $86,367.31 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENSLEY, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,367.29 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALY, LAURA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,367.13 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALLISON F Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,366.90 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTING, JENNIFER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,366.80 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULNES, WENDY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,366.76 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KELLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,366.60 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, VIRGINIA C Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $86,366.46 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,366.43 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAKMANN, MARSHA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,366.28 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUTE, STACY E Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $86,366.00 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNTERBORN, BRIAN H Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,365.26 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SOTONYE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,364.82 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHKIW, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,364.50 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, LAWRENCE J Employer name Albany County Amount $86,364.39 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN-DE CENZO, BRIGETTE A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,362.52 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORGONAS, SCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,362.36 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, MAUREEN A Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $86,361.64 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,361.35 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,360.39 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSON, DOUGLAS P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,360.31 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, ODETE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,359.80 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, JASON D Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,358.54 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, KWABENA BOAKYE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,358.48 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSON, JANET M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,357.99 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $86,357.67 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOHN J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $86,357.21 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWRAT, CHRISTINA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,356.83 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MELISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,356.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JERMAINE W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,356.68 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARIUS, MICHELE T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,356.61 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, SUSAN B, MS Employer name Ulster County Amount $86,356.22 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDAK, GRACE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,355.72 Date 10/07/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, RENATO M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $86,354.88 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, FRANCIS R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $86,353.24 Date 12/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, MARY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,352.81 Date 12/08/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, KELLY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $86,352.61 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALWANT, BALKARAN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $86,352.37 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEE, JOHN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,352.26 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLMAN, RICHARD R Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,352.06 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, NISAA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,351.76 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALESTO, EILEEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,351.76 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,350.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, RICHARD J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $86,350.29 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, COSIMO Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,349.74 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, KEATH W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,349.12 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $86,348.95 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, HOWARD L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $86,348.89 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLIN, RICHARD M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $86,348.50 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADKE, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,347.88 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHANUK, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,347.88 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, SCOTT S Employer name Seneca County Amount $86,347.53 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, NIGEL W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,347.47 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, ALICE M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,347.43 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDMONTE, DANIEL W, JR Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $86,347.07 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATER, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,346.64 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DAVID T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,346.50 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, EDWARD F Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,346.35 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCHET, ELAINE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,346.25 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TENISHA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,345.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, DOMENICK F Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,345.76 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDINI, ELVA ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,345.75 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUSAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,345.70 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TYRONE S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $86,345.70 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, MAUREEN A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $86,345.10 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPFEL, KEVIN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,343.57 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERLING, JOAN H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,343.46 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, FRANCIS C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $86,343.41 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, HEATHER M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,342.87 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARACINO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $86,342.82 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCO, NICOLE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $86,342.43 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,342.23 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMAN, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,341.07 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMMES, LIZEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,340.05 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MARK F Employer name Erie County Amount $86,339.68 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $86,339.58 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, RYAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,338.66 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOCZAK, PAUL W, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,338.16 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSBURY, TAMMY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $86,337.85 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,337.61 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDIEL, DAVID E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,337.23 Date 05/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARYS, MIROSLAW K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,337.11 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, PAUL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,336.90 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVEY, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,336.00 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, PATRICK, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,335.53 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System