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 WILLIAMS-MURRAY, ANITA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,413.33 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, CHRISTINA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,413.29 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, TAB T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,413.08 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,412.97 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, MICHAEL C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,411.85 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENDREE, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,411.66 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, JAMES Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,411.20 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLARO, PAUL F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,411.20 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, PAUL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $85,411.06 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTY, PRESTON, III Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $85,410.14 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, JAMES E Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $85,410.14 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,410.06 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $85,409.71 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ROBERT H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,409.08 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PATRICIA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,408.82 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GEORGE P Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $85,408.71 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZARELLA, ANTHONY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,408.15 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, JANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,407.83 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RODERICK Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,407.72 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, JAMES P Employer name City of Hudson Amount $85,407.51 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELA CRUZ, MAXIMO A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,407.00 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KATHLEEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,406.82 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,406.40 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, RANDELL E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,405.89 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GAMBINA, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,405.72 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $85,405.68 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CARMINE, LOUIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,405.12 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROBERT L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,404.88 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKEMAN, STEVEN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,404.55 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBINS-BOBYN, APRIL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,404.33 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $85,403.95 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIP, SHEELA Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,403.75 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USPENSKIY, NIKOLAY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $85,403.25 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $85,403.14 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSIE, JEAN PIERRE W Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,402.75 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHDE, LYNDON L Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $85,402.61 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELSBACH, MELISSA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,401.77 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSER, EZRA S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,401.24 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, NEIL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,400.67 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEKE, LISA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,400.56 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,399.27 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, HARRY G Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $85,399.17 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,398.63 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGUT, MATTHEW H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,396.95 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, TARA B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $85,396.89 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUFF, KERI E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $85,396.37 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRICO, KEVIN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $85,396.17 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MELVIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,396.03 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDFEL, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $85,395.95 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARMANT, MARIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,395.32 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, WILLIAM H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,394.96 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MAUREEN R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,394.92 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, ALICIA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,394.81 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, JILL G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,394.13 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESLER, JAMES E Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $85,393.00 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, WANDA I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,391.75 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, FRANK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $85,391.67 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MUSTAH SAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,391.43 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMELA, AUDREY L Employer name Education Department Amount $85,391.41 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, PAMELA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,390.43 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,390.00 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $85,389.67 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOR, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,389.62 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKEN, RYAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,389.44 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, MARK W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,388.05 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $85,388.04 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLESKI, BENJAMIN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,387.15 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,386.88 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESEVE, PETER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,386.81 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, DIANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $85,386.09 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,385.97 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, TRACIE Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,385.90 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TOLULOPE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,385.58 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,384.76 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORVE, SANYOG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,384.00 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, KENNETH H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,383.45 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINELL, ELIZABETH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,383.10 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBASSOO, EVE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,382.95 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WINSTON G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,381.95 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, DON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,381.56 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DANIEL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $85,381.47 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGATO, SCOTT A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $85,381.39 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOHN T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,381.27 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTZ, JANICE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,380.66 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, MARTIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,380.10 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,379.36 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITRICH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,379.32 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JULIETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,379.24 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, KRISTIN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,376.72 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, SALLY W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,376.58 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELBERGER, WAYNE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,376.58 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, GLENN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,376.58 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, LOUIS J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $85,375.97 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,375.85 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, WAYNE C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $85,375.79 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, SANDY Y Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,374.94 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBER, LAWRENCE E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,374.79 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNER, BRUCE C, JR Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $85,372.22 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, GLENN D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,371.97 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOURIS, STANTON G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,371.91 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System