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 POST, KEVIN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $84,970.74 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLITT, JOSEPH J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $84,970.64 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MICHELLE T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $84,970.38 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTI, CHERYL D Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,969.99 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $84,969.22 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,968.57 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,968.00 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHILA, HANS C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,967.74 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUF, ALYSSA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,967.53 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MARILYN L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $84,967.35 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, MICHAEL B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,967.22 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, KEVIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,966.61 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, CATHERINE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,966.57 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, SHERRY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,965.57 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTA, THOMAS P Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $84,965.35 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, GARY H Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $84,965.18 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBERG, ROBBIN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,964.73 Date 01/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $84,964.22 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,963.60 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,963.28 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, SHAWN L Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $84,962.63 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JAMES J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $84,962.53 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEFFERY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $84,962.10 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAMON B, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,961.85 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTHONY R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $84,961.76 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, PAUL Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $84,961.52 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLARDO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,961.50 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOS, ANDREW G Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $84,961.32 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,961.18 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,961.12 Date 07/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIER, GEORGE Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,961.05 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RAM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $84,960.92 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, THOMAS W Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $84,960.14 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, ROBERT L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,960.01 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,959.46 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DURELLE H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,959.45 Date 07/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, NANCY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,959.37 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHATINSKI, MARGARET I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,959.28 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, EDMUND J, III Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,959.16 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROBERT J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $84,958.78 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOUCIE, STACI R Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $84,958.48 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, HARRY W Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $84,957.95 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERRY, SUZANNE L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $84,957.74 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTY, CHRIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,957.08 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSTON, DIANE W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $84,956.87 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMBERELLI, LORETTA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,956.75 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JABLOW, ELLIOT S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,956.52 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ERIC P Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,955.94 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NATHALIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,955.92 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, ROBBIE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,955.63 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, JAMES C Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $84,955.13 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSTEIN, CYNTHIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,954.99 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELSON, ROBERT H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,953.86 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MICHELLE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,953.43 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, SHANE W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $84,952.76 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGA, LEONARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $84,952.29 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTEKIM, AKPANIKA N E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,951.75 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, JONI M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,950.89 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGARD, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,950.81 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZICKI, FELECIA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,950.56 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, ROBERT N Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,950.46 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LISA Employer name Cornell University Amount $84,949.68 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACCIO, VICTOR P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,948.87 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTTS, STEVEN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,948.67 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON-GERKEN, EMILY A Employer name Erie County Amount $84,947.74 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JILLIAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,947.69 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,947.49 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERIO, TRACY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLI, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, LUIGIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, FREDERICA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, RAMONA L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, JAMES T, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEPKEN, HELEN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,947.41 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,946.30 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DAWN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $84,946.15 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, LISA YVETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,946.07 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PATRICK S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,946.06 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALD, DANIEL D, SR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $84,945.01 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,944.25 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VALENTINE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $84,944.21 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, BRIAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,943.36 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $84,943.01 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGSON, KATHRYN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,942.66 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $84,942.61 Date 11/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, MARY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $84,941.84 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILBEAM, KATHY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,940.61 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLTORAK, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,940.53 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMIE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,939.98 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIER, NICOLE M, MS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,939.46 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, KRISTIN P Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $84,939.06 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSKI, WAYNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,938.80 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARCIA G Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $84,938.71 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, DEAN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,938.37 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, DIOSNEDY D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,937.27 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORKIN, DANIEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,937.16 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPTREE, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,936.24 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, SUSAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,935.42 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSIER, MYRTISE B Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,935.41 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VALARIE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $84,935.23 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System