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 WENTWORTH, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,052.15 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, RYAN J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $86,051.71 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGRUCHY, DAVID Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $86,051.49 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DONALD R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,051.43 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERTINGER, GLENN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,050.91 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, GLEN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,050.73 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARO, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,050.68 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CANDACE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,050.07 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LOUIS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,049.94 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVELSKI, DENNIS J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,049.59 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACHTERBERG, BRIAN A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $86,049.19 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MATTHEW M Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $86,049.15 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ELLEN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,048.11 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,047.62 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, ROBERT W Employer name City of Auburn Amount $86,047.24 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,045.68 Date 08/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RAYMOND S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $86,045.50 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, KATHREEN L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $86,044.54 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TIJUANA S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,044.53 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, ANTHONY W Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,044.33 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPIN, ROBERT E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,044.32 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCZYNSKI, AARON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,043.98 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANILYAN, SERAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $86,043.35 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PATRICIA L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $86,042.58 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASLO, KARIN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,041.86 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYE, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,041.38 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AINSWORTH, ELAINE K Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $86,041.26 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOV, MIKHAIL Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,041.11 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTIN, THEODORE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,041.10 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, ERIC P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,041.02 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,040.50 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART, JOANN C Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $86,039.88 Date 07/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, MARY V Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $86,039.33 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,039.26 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISCIONE-SZESNAT, NICOLE Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $86,038.70 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULEY, LISA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $86,038.45 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGLINSKI, KATARZYNA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,038.00 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRIZZI, MAURA B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,037.73 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, GLADYS Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,036.45 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, JOANN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,035.98 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITAYIK, MARY E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $86,035.91 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROSEMARY T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $86,035.40 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, DOUGLAS R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $86,035.12 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, ELIZABETH K Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $86,035.05 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA-GARAY, IVONNE I Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,035.01 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CONEY, JAMES J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,035.01 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $86,034.29 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,034.06 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JOSEPH A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,033.92 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $86,033.60 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISSEAU, BRIAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,033.60 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKIN, GARY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,033.23 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, RONALD Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $86,033.18 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PETRENA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,033.15 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, ERIC R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,032.47 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILEY, JOHN T Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $86,032.07 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,031.54 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TODD E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,031.33 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORI, ANGELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $86,031.13 Date 12/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORIELLO, ANDREW V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,030.89 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, ROY G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $86,030.66 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, PAUL D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $86,030.28 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, LEON J, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,030.27 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JUAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,030.18 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES A Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,029.80 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBERT, JOANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,029.49 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,028.43 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNEN, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $86,028.09 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CHERRIE V Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $86,025.92 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIE, ADDA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,025.71 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ELLYN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $86,025.42 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, DAVID Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $86,025.26 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODDUS, CHARLES A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,024.99 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTERA, LEO C Employer name Niagara County Amount $86,024.56 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $86,024.49 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, JAMES F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,023.34 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCE, RICHARD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $86,022.95 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, THOMAS J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $86,022.71 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KELLY M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $86,022.31 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWINSKI, ANDREW D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,022.31 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, SHAYMUS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,022.31 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, DENISE C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,021.56 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, JEANNE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,020.71 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, STEPHEN D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $86,020.35 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DIANE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,020.17 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THEODORE L, III Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $86,019.40 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CRAIG M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,019.32 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBELER, BRADFORD B Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $86,018.77 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUOCO, GARY C Employer name Fairport Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $86,018.57 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,017.75 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, YEKARAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,017.60 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, EDWARD J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $86,017.21 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPA, JAN R, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $86,017.19 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, LEONARDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,017.15 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROZZO, FRANK Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $86,016.86 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, KATHY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,016.69 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $86,016.26 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JULIO C Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,015.83 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,014.70 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADURAS, JOHN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $86,014.32 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System