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 BAKER, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,263.25 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $85,262.05 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANYO, CAROL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,261.96 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPF, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,261.94 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LINDA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $85,261.91 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,261.10 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, MEAGAN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $85,260.56 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINADRE, ANN S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $85,260.25 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, STEVEN Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $85,260.19 Date 12/18/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, CHRISTY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $85,260.12 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RUBEN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $85,259.95 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBITS, ANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,259.69 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KATHERINE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,259.54 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY-WUN, YACINE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,258.95 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, THOMAS B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,258.81 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUERELLA, ADAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,258.81 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,258.56 Date 10/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORACE, REGINALD L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,258.43 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, FRANCISCO R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,258.20 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACQUES, KETTY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,257.33 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CHARLES R, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,257.07 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESNICK, LISA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,256.53 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICIAGA, CAROL M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,256.08 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GINA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,255.86 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SALLY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $85,255.36 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, AUREA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,254.00 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VERONICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,254.00 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKMAN, ROBERT B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,253.20 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSAMMA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,252.60 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZHAYAMPALLIL, SISILIAMMA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,252.45 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSHED, MELBORN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,252.10 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUAYO, DENNIS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,251.08 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS, THOMAS M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $85,250.70 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,249.45 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAROS, DIANNE C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $85,248.87 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHIQUITA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,248.67 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, BRENT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $85,248.48 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNWICK, CATHERINE M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $85,248.45 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, FRANCIS P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $85,248.02 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSEI-POKU, STEPHEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,247.52 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MARYELLEN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,247.03 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, LYDIA M C Employer name Cornell University Amount $85,246.99 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHITTE, DIANE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $85,246.77 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,246.67 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCELLIERE, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,245.98 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,245.60 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARJORIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $85,245.41 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, JUDY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,245.12 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, CHARLES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,244.90 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MIGUEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,244.63 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHAN, DAVID J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,244.57 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,244.47 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZOLO, ANN K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $85,244.37 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBERGER, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,244.26 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, MARIE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $85,242.62 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDERS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,242.26 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, NICOLE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,241.79 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, WILLIE J, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,240.83 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMES P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $85,240.77 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, VALERIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,240.13 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MORGAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,240.07 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHWUL, JO ANNE V Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $85,239.83 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFMAN, TOUSETTE G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $85,239.72 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEWSKI, JAMES J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,239.72 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOHN F, III Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,239.18 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, CRYSTAL L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,239.15 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLQUHOUN, JANICE LUCILLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,238.60 Date 06/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,238.26 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, LORI W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,238.16 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PETER J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $85,237.46 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANGEL M, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $85,237.16 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,237.06 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, FIDEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,236.98 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, JOHN P, II Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $85,236.73 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $85,236.68 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUS, VICKIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $85,236.01 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,235.91 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PHILLIP Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,235.16 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, DAVID M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,235.08 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, THOMAS P Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $85,234.96 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORDUCK, LORI A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,234.31 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN-GARNAR, AMANDA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $85,233.98 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, ELIAS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,232.94 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC-CHARLES, HARRY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,232.94 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KELLY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,232.94 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLY-GARCIA, FLORENCE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,232.94 Date 04/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, SHEILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,232.94 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMIRE, ROSE-ANN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,232.94 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARWAN, EMON N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,232.94 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, PAUL V Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $85,232.69 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,232.42 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHERYL M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $85,232.26 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUTSMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $85,231.50 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MICHAEL L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,231.33 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PATRICK C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $85,230.88 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBUTT, KATHERINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,230.60 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULER, WESLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,230.56 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-FORT, JUSTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,230.47 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SONIA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,229.93 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGE, EDWARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,229.23 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System