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 FIORE, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,053.85 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVVAS, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,053.58 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,053.07 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $85,052.41 Date 12/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JANET L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $85,050.97 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LYNN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,050.92 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RADCLIFFE S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,050.76 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CYNTHIA M H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,050.71 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, WILLIAM THOMAS Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,050.48 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATERRIGO, PHILIP A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $85,050.30 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KARYN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,049.93 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, KEVIN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,049.25 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,048.58 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,048.23 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $85,047.92 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOWNIAK, KATHERINE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,046.98 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, JEFFREY R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,046.73 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,046.71 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATCHELL, TRACY L S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,046.65 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADA, ALAN D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $85,045.76 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METALLO, DEBORAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,045.70 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLATOR, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,045.56 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JAMES J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $85,045.47 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LISA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $85,045.30 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, SHAMSHAD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,044.22 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, MARVIN N, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,044.13 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDIS, MERKURIOS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,042.64 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DANIELLA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,042.28 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINEN, KELLY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,042.19 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTA, KIM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,041.50 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $85,041.39 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ERIC J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $85,041.37 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MIGUEL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,040.43 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLISKEY, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $85,039.46 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, LYONEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,039.25 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, JAMES E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,039.06 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, VALERIE M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $85,038.93 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, MIN SOOK Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,038.85 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,038.85 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $85,038.85 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOOF, WILLIAM E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,038.34 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JAMES R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,037.10 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JACK E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,036.62 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, RONALD A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $85,035.98 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSO, YEMI E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,035.80 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, STEPHEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,035.62 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBY, ROD Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $85,034.20 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANDREW B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,034.01 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKS, JEFFREY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $85,033.93 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, YOLANDA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,033.62 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZEK, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,033.60 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DONALD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $85,033.35 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA-PILGRIM, LISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,032.73 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURIN, JEANNE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,032.24 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SAMUEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,032.15 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $85,031.46 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ELIZABETH P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,031.17 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBUTT, RICHARD H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,031.17 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, DANIEL Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $85,031.05 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,030.85 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LINDA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,030.73 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DANIEL F Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $85,030.40 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNO, MARGARET Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,030.30 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,029.90 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, FRANCINE M Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $85,029.77 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ERNA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $85,029.64 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,029.17 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, GUY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,029.13 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, SHAUNA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,028.99 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANASTASIA H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,028.40 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, THOMAS H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,028.32 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SANDRO L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,028.21 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,028.12 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBKA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TANYA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CARLA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSCHENK, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,028.00 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $85,027.95 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOMAN, GLENN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,027.63 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, PAUL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,027.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BEATRICE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $85,027.10 Date 05/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CRAIG D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $85,026.93 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBEAULT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $85,026.49 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLERANI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $85,026.27 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARK K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,026.22 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,026.16 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUONG, THAP K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $85,026.14 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISE, ALICE M Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $85,025.20 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEVIN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,024.73 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENORA, WILLIAM P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,024.29 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DAVID E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,024.00 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, JAMES W Employer name Erie County Amount $85,023.88 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMOKA, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,023.02 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,021.84 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, VENANCIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,021.48 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BARBARA C Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $85,021.22 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,021.00 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System