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 FITZPATRICK, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,771.36 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, PETER S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $84,771.22 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMAN, JEREMY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,771.16 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DALE R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $84,770.68 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $84,770.07 Date 02/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTZ, MATHEW C Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $84,769.71 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, LEON K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,769.19 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADENHAUF, DANIEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,769.05 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, TERESA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,768.31 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RAYFIELD Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,767.18 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $84,766.72 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBOWSKI, STANLEY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,766.66 Date 11/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, GAIL S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,766.36 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, JASON E Employer name Columbia County Amount $84,766.28 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ANDREA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,766.24 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFIF, RASHID N Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $84,765.46 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, PAUL N Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $84,765.03 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEWTRAW, LEROY M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,764.94 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT C Employer name Columbia County Amount $84,764.87 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, BRUCE A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $84,764.13 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, MICHAEL N Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,762.95 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, WILLIAM J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,761.89 Date 06/23/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRONARDI, DANTE D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $84,761.77 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,761.36 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, EDWARD S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,761.33 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, KYLAH M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,761.30 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DIANNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,760.78 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DENNIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,760.78 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHENGEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,760.78 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANUK, DIANE H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,760.57 Date 08/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABOT, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $84,760.34 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, CHRYSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,760.27 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, MARIE LILIANNE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $84,759.69 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CARL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,758.69 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDEL, SUZANNE D Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $84,758.52 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $84,757.82 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALECKI, CARL G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $84,757.61 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,757.10 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENSTEIN, NORMAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,757.00 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, SCOTT P Employer name Orange County Amount $84,756.64 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRANN, WILLIAM J Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $84,756.58 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, JACQUELINE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,755.97 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE-MALAVE, DARLENE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,755.82 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREDENT, MARIE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,755.29 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, WEI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,754.95 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPLE, HELENE M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $84,754.85 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, BRAD A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $84,754.69 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, ANTONIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,752.61 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANDREA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,752.55 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RITA C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,752.36 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CRAIG R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,751.51 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, FRANK C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,751.16 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITONYI, SADAKA K Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,751.15 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALSAN, DAVID C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,750.38 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GLENDA B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,749.58 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, HENRIETTA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,749.33 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, ROGER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,748.73 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, JONATHAN B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,748.56 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $84,748.48 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, KATHLEEN K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $84,748.35 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEVI, NAOMI T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,748.33 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JOHN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,747.53 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, TIMOTHY P. Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,747.45 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUCHOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,746.72 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, PETER M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $84,746.51 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEITH K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,746.45 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, JOHN H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,746.14 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREZZA, RUDOLPH Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $84,745.43 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,745.06 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSELIS, GEORGE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,744.99 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MELANIE R Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $84,744.87 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPP, ALFRED Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,744.72 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYTLIK, JEFFREY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,744.61 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUNA-EVANS, TATIANA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,744.34 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FENTON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,744.30 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINWARD, THOMAS M V Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,744.30 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGHLIN, SONYA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,744.30 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,743.87 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, SCOTT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,742.76 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIRLEY, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,742.39 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,742.36 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZO, ALECIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,742.36 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDOUW, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,742.33 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, KAREN E Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $84,742.18 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIAN, PAMELA E A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,742.00 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAMARCO, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,742.00 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,742.00 Date 10/01/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, RODNEY L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $84,741.98 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, PATRICK E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,741.82 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, JAN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,741.09 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZUR, RACHEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,740.80 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHY, RENEE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,740.60 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Lockport Amount $84,740.22 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, EVELYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,739.70 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALBERT F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $84,739.39 Date 12/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,739.24 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CATHERINE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,739.21 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,738.77 Date 07/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARMER, NICOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,738.11 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, CRAIG M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,737.74 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System