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 LABASH, NICHOLAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,454.30 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JESSICA A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,453.64 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLENIK, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,453.16 Date 04/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, SCOTT M Employer name Warren County Amount $85,452.20 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, CRAIG D Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,452.16 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, COLLEEN P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $85,452.15 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI, FRANK Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $85,450.27 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, STEVEN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $85,450.19 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KENNETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,449.71 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DARA P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,449.49 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, THOMAS P Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,449.04 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, PATRICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $85,448.55 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, KATHLEEN Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $85,448.11 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, JASON A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,446.91 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $85,444.90 Date 04/02/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTELE, LAURA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $85,443.48 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DAVID S Employer name Attica CSD Amount $85,443.41 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, BRIAN J Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $85,443.28 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABOWICZ, DAVID Employer name Oneida County Amount $85,441.40 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KELLIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,440.95 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBARGUEN, PATRICIA K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,440.83 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAFA, PETER K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,440.64 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOUDA, ALAA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,440.54 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,440.28 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MELINDA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,440.28 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,440.25 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,440.19 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOJANOVIC, OZANA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,438.99 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, STACEY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,438.15 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DELLA R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,437.95 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, RICHARD J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $85,437.79 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, ROBERT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,437.53 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTUNG, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,436.98 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MARY LOU Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $85,436.91 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, PAUL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,436.68 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ZENOBIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,436.00 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,435.71 Date 01/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAISMAN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $85,435.61 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCANIELLO, MARYANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,435.31 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, MARTHA M G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $85,433.73 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEANNIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,433.10 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAVO, CLAUDIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,432.88 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, STEPHEN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,432.88 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, TONYA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $85,432.88 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, VICKI A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $85,432.88 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $85,432.26 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, NIKO P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,431.23 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JANET M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,431.11 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDUCK, TANYA L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $85,430.80 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, STEPHEN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $85,430.48 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEREKE, BEATRICE U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,430.48 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ROSE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,430.15 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPASNIAK, JEFFREY W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,429.70 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,428.78 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,428.55 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, LISA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,428.51 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, ANNA F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $85,427.37 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIKHAN, SAADAT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,426.58 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLA, EMILIO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,426.49 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURMAN, DONALD Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $85,425.63 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,425.43 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CATHERINE N Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $85,424.57 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, CHRIS E Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,424.46 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOSIAH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,424.12 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEMBER, MARY ANN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,423.41 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KELLEY D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $85,423.38 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KEVIN C Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $85,422.96 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,422.60 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CINDY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,422.48 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTASH, LAURIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,422.03 Date 12/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, BENTLEY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,421.75 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,420.24 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUVARI, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,420.24 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHRYN H Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $85,420.24 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ALEE N Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $85,420.24 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZCUETA, IVI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,420.04 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, KEVIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,419.72 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, WAYNE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,419.70 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,419.47 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORCK, SUSAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,419.46 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEMINA, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,419.13 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZINSLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $85,418.96 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABANT, JAN J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $85,418.89 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLONGO, FRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,418.32 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROZIER, STEVEN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,418.14 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KEVIN S Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $85,417.72 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDING, JOHN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,417.64 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENFRAU, GAIL T Employer name New City Library Amount $85,417.10 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOZZI, ANTHONY Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,416.94 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAMWA, GRACE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,416.32 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, VICKI L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,415.78 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLAL, DAISY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,415.73 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DANIEL A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $85,415.61 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,414.81 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYJAK, BRIAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,414.71 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEQUIERE, CLAUDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,414.46 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $85,414.46 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELZER-MILLINER, WANDA L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,414.34 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, GARY J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,414.19 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, VINCENT Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,413.45 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System