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 ABBONDANDELO, THOMAS V Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $85,652.66 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,652.33 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAR, QUTUBUDDIN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $85,652.28 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JASON E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,651.99 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Medina Amount $85,651.98 Date 09/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIAGIOLI, PHILIP M Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,650.70 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, CHAYA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,650.59 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVEN-STOKES, CARLENE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,650.41 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BRANDON L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,649.53 Date 11/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $85,647.55 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, KEVIN W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,647.53 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHARON E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,647.35 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOY, KEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,647.19 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $85,646.64 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, RONI J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,645.36 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, CALIB T Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $85,645.14 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, PATRICE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,644.97 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, EDGAR R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $85,644.54 Date 10/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RANDY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $85,644.47 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLARD, NICHELLE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,644.06 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DAVID L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $85,643.98 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $85,643.78 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $85,643.39 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $85,643.10 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JASON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,642.90 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, KELLIE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $85,642.80 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, RENEE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $85,642.75 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, ROSEANN Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $85,641.91 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINA, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $85,641.66 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, HERBERT J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,641.18 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUSHARM, EARL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,641.09 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ERIC A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $85,641.06 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,640.47 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENNIS A Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,640.37 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERO, JENNIFER T Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,639.97 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTA, ALEXANDER T Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,639.58 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SUSAN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $85,639.58 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, AMY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,639.35 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, MARK E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,639.30 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, LORRAINE K Employer name Education Department Amount $85,638.80 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,638.50 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYANT, WENDY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $85,638.31 Date 02/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPINSKY, ARTHUR M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,636.83 Date 02/08/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, ANDREW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,636.66 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, STEPHANIE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,636.53 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $85,636.25 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL E Employer name City of Oneida Amount $85,635.38 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JAMES M Employer name Orange County Amount $85,635.06 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBERG, HOWARD E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,634.62 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, AILEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,634.55 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $85,634.22 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLO, MARY K Employer name Greece CSD Amount $85,633.80 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZELLO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $85,633.73 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCOE, DENIS A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $85,633.52 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, ANGELA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,633.21 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYBOWSKI, GREG P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,632.98 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, RAYMOND M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,632.92 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBIN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $85,632.83 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELEYE, RALIAT A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,632.74 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,631.96 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, NATHAN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,630.96 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGDANIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $85,630.87 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDICK, RYAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,630.14 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, VALMORE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,630.02 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOWSKI, DOUGLAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,629.99 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, BRADLEY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,629.30 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TODD R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,629.26 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREKH, MRUDULA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,629.21 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGBY, SHAWN G Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,627.31 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOS, DANIELLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,627.15 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,627.05 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, ELLEN B Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $85,626.20 Date 06/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CARESSE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,626.04 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CASEY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,625.62 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHREITER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $85,625.31 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, BILLY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,625.00 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NATHANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $85,624.73 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,624.23 Date 09/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BENJAMIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,624.14 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALOFARO, LISA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,623.84 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,623.63 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,623.18 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DWIGHT H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,622.92 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, THOMAS V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,621.92 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ROBERT S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,621.87 Date 05/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBUTO, NANCY A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $85,621.14 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, ELIZABETH R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,620.91 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCK, CAROL C Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $85,620.13 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $85,619.88 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDEN, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,619.67 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIELLO, JAMIE Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $85,618.96 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOPP, KARA E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $85,618.38 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,618.00 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNSEICH, BRIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,616.76 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, STEPHENIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $85,616.29 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGSTEDT, TRACEY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,616.08 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MARIE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,615.70 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $85,615.27 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LEGUSTA, JR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,613.63 Date 08/17/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONTE, PATRICK B Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,613.22 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System