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 HETTIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,981.27 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, H TOMMY Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $85,980.84 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MAEGAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,980.23 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, IRA N Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $85,979.43 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, CHANTANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,979.37 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNASKI, BONNIE Employer name City of Middletown Amount $85,978.88 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,978.24 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEMP, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $85,977.37 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENG, ISABELLE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,975.48 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JARED W Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $85,975.07 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABDELLA, STEPHEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $85,974.40 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANTO, JACK J, JR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $85,973.84 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINEEN, SHELLY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,973.26 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $85,973.04 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, BRUCE S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,972.68 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RONALD F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $85,972.13 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAO, CHI WING R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,972.00 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERSON, TODD P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,971.93 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DOMINIC H Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,971.34 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLUBSKI, DAVID M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,971.18 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, DANIEL V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $85,969.09 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, GEORGIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,968.98 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGANO, JAMES F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,968.85 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, TIMOTHY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,968.53 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $85,968.00 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, LORENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,967.60 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWAY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,965.20 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,964.97 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PETER M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,964.27 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BENJAMIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,962.94 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, ROBERT W Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $85,962.86 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LEON S Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $85,961.90 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANTHONY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,961.69 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIVAL, ALEXANDRA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,961.42 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, JAMES Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,960.77 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURA, MARK T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $85,960.58 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, BRADLEY K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $85,960.57 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGRISTINA, JAMES N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,959.83 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIETMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,959.80 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BRIAN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,959.66 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,959.65 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JENIFER A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,959.48 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,959.32 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, DOREEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,959.05 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOS, ROBERT W Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $85,958.64 Date 03/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, DANIELLE K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,957.59 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SERENA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,957.54 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFEY, JESSICA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,957.25 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, KENNETH L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $85,956.78 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $85,956.00 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KATHLEEN K Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,955.92 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,955.74 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLNOWSKI, KIMBERLY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,955.63 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,955.09 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, KAREN L Employer name Orange County Amount $85,954.83 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUKNIGHT, GERALD B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,954.58 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREACY, BRIAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,954.25 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LAUREN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $85,954.16 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECHRIST, AMY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,952.30 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,951.55 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGELL, ERIC H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,951.14 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, EILEEN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,950.93 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ICASIANO, EDUARDO G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,950.74 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,950.44 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNAMON, GREGORY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,950.44 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JASON E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,950.42 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLY, ILICH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,950.08 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANCON, DOUGLAS, III Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,949.50 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTINE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,949.19 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLEY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,948.97 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, APRIL F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,948.71 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,948.63 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAMARA, ANTHONY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $85,948.11 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,948.10 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTI, TINA C Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $85,947.91 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-GRODGER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,947.81 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $85,947.56 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADLAM, DAVID M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,947.40 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,946.94 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, GLENN W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,946.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,946.63 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEANNA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,946.58 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,946.47 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KRISTIE J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $85,945.22 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVENEE, TIMOTHY D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $85,945.22 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMP, JESSICA M O Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,944.83 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,944.72 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,944.56 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, CHRISTINE F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,942.87 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLALY, JOHN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,942.24 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, CATHERINE R Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $85,941.20 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIDER, KENNETH T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,940.22 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JOANNE M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,940.22 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBATE, DIANE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,940.22 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORAH, GINU Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,940.07 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN MURPHY, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,940.07 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, CLAIRE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,940.04 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ANDREW S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,939.65 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KEVIN S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $85,939.51 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, GILBERT Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $85,939.47 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System