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 STEGER, RODNEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,332.75 Date 06/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELI, AARON J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,332.14 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,332.14 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CERCE, JESSICA A Employer name Department of State Amount $85,332.09 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMALAG, ERIC EMMANUEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,331.99 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, PATRICK R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $85,331.42 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, DEBORA L Employer name Orange County Amount $85,331.21 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURST-SWANGER, KAREL Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $85,330.65 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, FILIPPO Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,330.53 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROLENBERG, ANN S Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $85,330.43 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Four County Library System Amount $85,330.41 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, JEREMY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,329.92 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURELLA, DOUGLAS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $85,329.75 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDIE, ADRIENNE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,329.10 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, YONETTE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,328.88 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DARRYL C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $85,328.79 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,328.75 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN F Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $85,328.30 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PRESCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,328.00 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOMQUIST, DOUGLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,326.41 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, BARBARA L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $85,325.43 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEHIR, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,325.24 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORGLIANO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,325.23 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, DANIEL O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,324.67 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBOWSKI, DORIS L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,323.64 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOFF, JOSEPH F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,323.41 Date 01/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLE, MICHELE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,323.41 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, WEIWEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,323.16 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $85,322.76 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $85,322.44 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, GEORGE A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $85,322.35 Date 10/19/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTINO, ANN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,322.29 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DACIA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $85,321.59 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAGLIA, ALFRED N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $85,321.40 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSA, DANIEL Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $85,320.69 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, BENJAMIN C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $85,319.06 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LISA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $85,318.48 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGON, NINA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $85,318.42 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, AARON R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $85,318.33 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, RANDY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,317.96 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MELINDA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,315.56 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS-WRIGHT, INGRID A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $85,315.45 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETTO, EDWARD J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,314.76 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT H Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $85,314.75 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUILLETTE, ROBERT J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $85,314.65 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, GLENN T Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $85,314.16 Date 09/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, JOSEPH M, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,314.15 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $85,313.96 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $85,313.24 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, CLAUDETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,313.00 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOW, KATHLEEN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $85,311.72 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, LEAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,311.58 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRADLEY H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,311.53 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKE, GRACE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,311.52 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, SCOTT H Employer name City of Corning Amount $85,310.93 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKE, COREY S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,310.78 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MONIQUE Y Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,310.51 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ICOLARI, VANESSA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,310.16 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,310.11 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNEY, FRANK T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,309.85 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CYNTHIA J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $85,309.71 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,309.64 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEYENS, MAUREEN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,309.63 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DORIS Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,309.08 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JEFFREY N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $85,308.93 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, ANDRENIA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,308.52 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, EDUARDO Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $85,308.30 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, THOMAS A, III Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,307.93 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MARTINE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,307.92 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, GREG W Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $85,307.90 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHENER, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $85,307.78 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, THOMAS P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $85,307.58 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, NATHAN N Employer name Erie County Amount $85,307.58 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ADAM J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $85,307.56 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAN, SUSAN F Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $85,307.51 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DEAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $85,306.97 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WADDADA W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,306.87 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, DAVID J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $85,306.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHARDT, ROBERT V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $85,306.53 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLANI, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,305.31 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHIN, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $85,305.15 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREMNER, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,304.83 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINEER, MATTHEW D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $85,304.67 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,304.56 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY ELLEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,304.30 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCAULT, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,304.28 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JUDITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 10/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZQUIERDO, MARIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 12/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBEL, KATHARINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTE, JOHN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SALLY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDENOUR, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK J, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DAVID R Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,304.28 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOM, ALFRED A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $85,304.28 Date 10/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, WILLIAM P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,304.28 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, HERBERT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,304.28 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JOHN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,304.28 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System