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 LYON-O'GARA, KAREN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,232.23 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,231.96 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,231.64 Date 02/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICK J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,231.60 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, ALI H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,231.41 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHELE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,231.10 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,230.87 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, PAUL L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,230.54 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,230.31 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JENNIFER Employer name Putnam County Amount $86,229.54 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHECHTER, JOEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,228.53 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELI, MICHELLE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,227.96 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, DAVID W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,227.93 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KATRINA L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $86,227.17 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,227.14 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, BOGDAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,226.44 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, SEAN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,226.41 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGOVAN, JASON S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $86,226.35 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLISHAW, TERRI G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $86,226.11 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCO, THERESA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $86,225.93 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, CARMEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $86,225.93 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JANET K Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $86,225.39 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, SHELLY J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $86,225.39 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, TONY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,224.53 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROCCO, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $86,224.14 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,223.52 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, CHERY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,223.43 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, RICHARD M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $86,223.27 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSE, TRAVIS A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $86,223.26 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELISZEK, KENNETH Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $86,223.23 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISH, RONALD P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,223.12 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DARCY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,221.81 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, THOMAS Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $86,221.47 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $86,221.45 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUM, HOWARD J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $86,220.55 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JEFFREY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,220.40 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JOANNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,220.25 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDON, SHANE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,220.08 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OVSYUK, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,219.71 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, BRIAN C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,219.29 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,218.60 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROBERT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,218.51 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAYETTE, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,218.42 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, ANDREW Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,218.42 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, JONATHAN O Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $86,217.96 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIELLO, PETER J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $86,217.96 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,217.79 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKILLIP, MARK D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $86,217.60 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,217.06 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, JOHN M Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $86,216.18 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $86,215.97 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGIEL, JAMES J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $86,214.94 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSUREAULT, GERALDINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,214.85 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $86,214.59 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, JOSEPH J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,214.54 Date 05/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $86,214.42 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $86,213.94 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,213.85 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGSDALE, DIBRIEL M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,213.79 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,213.59 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, STEVEN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,213.23 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH-MANUELL, ROBERT G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $86,212.00 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYMAN, JOLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,211.86 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, GWENDOLYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,211.65 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, TRAVIS W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $86,211.38 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, RICHARD T, II Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,210.65 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,210.14 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, JAMES Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,209.98 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORIF-MANGANE, DARLENE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,208.57 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, LATOYA N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,208.57 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ADELE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,208.57 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AUBIN, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,208.53 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVILLE, KERRY T Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,208.11 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAENZ DE VITERI, NORTON A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $86,207.99 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERTO A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,205.99 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, JOSEPH P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $86,205.33 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, HEATHER Y Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $86,203.77 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, WAYNE K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $86,203.42 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, SEAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,200.76 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,200.64 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, ALINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,200.52 Date 03/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHANNON O Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $86,200.50 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JASON Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,199.25 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, VALERIE J Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $86,199.16 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGGIO, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $86,198.91 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISALVO, LEONARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,198.82 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,198.63 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $86,198.04 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOZIER, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $86,197.48 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,197.35 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCTOR, JAMES A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,197.24 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOERSHEIM, BEVERLY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,197.02 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, TAMMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,196.84 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODACK, MICHAEL F Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $86,196.83 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZLER, SHERYL Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $86,196.80 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CAROLE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $86,196.26 Date 04/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $86,196.00 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JAMES W Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $86,196.00 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, TERRANCE P Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,195.93 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBBY, WILLIAM A C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,194.79 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System