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 DIAZ, MARCUS T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $85,571.63 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JOHN C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $85,570.79 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,568.45 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTOLOV, ALEKSANDR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,568.01 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSE, FRANK R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,567.74 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,567.60 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,567.45 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, APRIL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,567.43 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MAUREEN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,567.43 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, STEVEN W Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $85,567.21 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDEGNA, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,565.88 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPAR, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $85,565.69 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KATHLEEN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,565.58 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJBANSHI, RUBI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,565.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALLEN C Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $85,563.22 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAXENA, MAYUR P Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,562.98 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISENANT, VALERIE SUE Employer name Warren County Amount $85,562.95 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, STEVEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,562.03 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENER, DAVID E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,562.01 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, DONNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,561.94 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BENJAMIN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,561.45 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $85,561.43 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LOLITHA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,561.24 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $85,561.18 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $85,559.92 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, TYLER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,559.70 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKER-SMITH, ANDREA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,559.50 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, ANGELO Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $85,559.31 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, BETTY JEAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $85,558.40 Date 09/17/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEREK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,557.66 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANG, KEVIN D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $85,557.31 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULSE, MALCOM L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,557.24 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, HARRIETT E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,557.21 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTEL, WILLIAM C Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $85,556.96 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCHESTER, MARCI L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $85,556.73 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKIEWICZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,556.50 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KENNETH A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,554.41 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, JUDITH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,554.41 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARET, LUZ H MOLINA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,554.15 Date 06/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, CASIMIR T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,553.51 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, BRENDA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,553.14 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYERE, PETER M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $85,552.45 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, LEWIS D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,552.18 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ADELITA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,551.49 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, THOMAS S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $85,551.33 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZUOMA, VIVIAN N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,551.02 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JATINDER Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,550.78 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,550.76 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $85,549.25 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CRAIG D Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,548.83 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, JOAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,548.35 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLER, JUNE P Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $85,548.07 Date 09/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBERT, CLIFTON G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,548.01 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, ELLEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,547.81 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, THERESA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,547.74 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MARVIN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,547.56 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODA, MICHAEL L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $85,547.28 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, LEORA H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $85,547.18 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERS, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,546.26 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,546.09 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREIS, CARL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,545.78 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, JAMES L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $85,545.52 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELBACH, SUZANNE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $85,544.89 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, STEVEN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,544.87 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ANNMARIE Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $85,544.21 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MEGAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,544.12 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELERMAN, RONALD M Employer name Erie County Amount $85,543.96 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,543.77 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, MONICA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,543.49 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, RAYMOND M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,542.73 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKHEISER, LINDSAY S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,542.56 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWMAN, MIREILLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,542.51 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $85,542.46 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, BRIAN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,542.13 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, REBECCA JEAN, MRS Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $85,541.26 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,541.21 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MARIA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,541.02 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, ELAINE F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $85,539.58 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SCOTT W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $85,538.89 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLOTA, REBECCA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,538.72 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, COLLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,537.91 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THOMAS C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,537.76 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,537.47 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, NICHOLAS J Employer name Broome County Amount $85,536.48 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, GEORGE N, III Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,536.42 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELINDA L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $85,535.98 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTLEY-EPPS, JULIANA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,535.21 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, JOHNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,534.05 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES C Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $85,534.03 Date 05/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, BRIAN K Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $85,533.48 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, MICHAEL J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $85,533.14 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, DIANNA L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $85,532.63 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, EDWIN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $85,532.27 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLON, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $85,531.22 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LINDA K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $85,530.60 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, KEVIN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $85,530.11 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, VICKI M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $85,529.82 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, SOCITHA C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $85,529.14 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNALE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $85,528.18 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCI, ANNETTE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $85,527.40 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System