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 KELLEHER, JANE E Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $85,826.92 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEMAN, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $85,826.51 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, KERRY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,825.54 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPF, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $85,825.51 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, BASYA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $85,824.79 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHARMAINE A Employer name Education Department Amount $85,824.44 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, KENNETH W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $85,824.39 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOR, JOSEPH M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,824.26 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEX, BETH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIWELL, VICTORIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRUCE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, AMANDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI-BONILLA, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, PAUL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,824.10 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SAVAGE, JOHN J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $85,823.54 Date 01/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUESENBERRY, ANDREW A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $85,822.82 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSE, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,822.78 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,822.34 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, LEROY E, JR Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $85,821.55 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNA, LEE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,821.21 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORE, KENNETH B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $85,820.47 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, JUDY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,820.36 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOTH, LAWRENCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,820.27 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MONICA B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $85,819.67 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JOSHUA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,818.64 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, DAVID W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,818.45 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RICHARD J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,818.34 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYSOAD, MATTHEW Employer name Broome County Amount $85,818.02 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIER, MICHAEL D Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $85,817.93 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHARLES E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $85,817.66 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, ELIZABETH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,817.27 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACENA, JOAEUSE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,816.70 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, NEIL R Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $85,816.67 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, JUSTIN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,816.64 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $85,816.09 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, CANDACE E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $85,815.98 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEIKATA, ADAM R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $85,815.31 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,814.96 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, BRIAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,814.46 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,813.44 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,813.40 Date 08/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, VINCENT J Employer name Orange County Amount $85,813.29 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, PAMELA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $85,813.23 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAK, CAMILLE A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $85,813.20 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GAIL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,812.92 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSELL, DAWN L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $85,812.63 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,811.96 Date 08/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCHIATORE, GERALDINE A Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $85,811.70 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TIM P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $85,811.22 Date 10/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLL, NANCY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,811.00 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENFIELD-DOCTOR, MEGAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,810.46 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, RICHARD Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,809.53 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, DUNIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,809.46 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, JAMIE J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $85,809.23 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, MICHAEL T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $85,809.12 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, JOSEPH T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,808.60 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHERTS, MICHELLE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $85,808.33 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,808.11 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAND, MARK Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $85,806.96 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, AMY E Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $85,806.94 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, TYLER S Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $85,806.52 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, NATHAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,805.99 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCOMB, ROBERT H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,805.10 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZA, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,804.87 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKMAN, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,804.56 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, GORDON W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $85,804.42 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYEMO, FOLU A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $85,803.92 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLEBOWICZ, EWA R Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $85,803.31 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANKOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,802.98 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PAUL M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,802.11 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, SANDRA M Employer name Orange County Amount $85,802.06 Date 04/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMOND, DUANE S, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,801.88 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, STEPHEN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $85,801.87 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOHN G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,801.55 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $85,801.49 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, JON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,801.33 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ANGELA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $85,801.30 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHAY, GEORGE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,800.72 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERI, PAUL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,800.69 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEREDO, VALERIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,800.62 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLOVATSKY, YURIY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $85,800.43 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, JANICE L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $85,800.24 Date 06/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMAK, JENNIFER Employer name Education Department Amount $85,799.81 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENFIELD, WALTER L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $85,799.08 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHUL, JOLANTA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,798.89 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADES, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,798.14 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, YONETTE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $85,797.92 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, MARK G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,797.56 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,797.37 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCATEL, JACOB Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,797.30 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONTON, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,796.28 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARIALICE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $85,795.39 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACOSA, LUISITO L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $85,794.89 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, JEFFREY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,794.34 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHEIMER, HAROLD L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,794.12 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, GREGORY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,793.10 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, TRACEY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,792.90 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENHAUSERN, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,792.84 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BIBIAN O, MS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,792.66 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System