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 TURNER, BRIAN K Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $84,673.72 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORYKORA, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,673.55 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DENNIS P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $84,673.14 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINO, PHILIP J Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $84,672.80 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, GREGORY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,671.98 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,671.92 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXSTONE, BRIAN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,671.75 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOON, KYOUNG J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $84,671.66 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $84,671.55 Date 04/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIAS, JAMES P Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $84,671.51 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JOHN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,670.92 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPANO, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,670.56 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, JANEIRO J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,670.44 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIVAL, EVELYNE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $84,670.34 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MAUREEN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,670.16 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CARLOS A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,669.92 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, LLOYD E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $84,669.50 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RACHAEL C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,669.21 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYAKOV, VICTOR Employer name Education Department Amount $84,669.13 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOIS, VICTOR L Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $84,668.58 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARK L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,668.19 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN T, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,667.40 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARPENTINE, RICHARD L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,666.43 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAARSTAD, RICHARD E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $84,665.58 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, DONALD E, JR Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $84,665.40 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,665.30 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, JILL C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,664.74 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, LISA O Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,664.73 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, CABEY, III Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,664.03 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, REBECCA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,663.60 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHULLIKIE, SORETH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,663.02 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DOUGLAS K Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $84,662.89 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENG, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,662.29 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCOREIL, MARK R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $84,662.10 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, DONNA Employer name Orange County Amount $84,661.89 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $84,661.08 Date 08/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROMICCA, PHILIP J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,660.80 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENGA, GREGORY Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $84,660.42 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, DAVID J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $84,659.80 Date 07/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, KENDRICK Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,659.64 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDA, CIATTA V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,659.43 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, LU PING Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,658.86 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,658.76 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, DENISE Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,658.71 Date 07/28/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CARMINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,658.48 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, DANIELLE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,658.20 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEITH J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,658.17 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCHI, ZAIRA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,658.00 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACETTE, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,657.36 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHOUDENS, JULIO C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,656.81 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFIFY, SAYED S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,656.72 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELL, GARY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,656.65 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER-FLYNN, HOLLY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $84,656.44 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMANT, HRISIKESH G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,656.26 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, EMILY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $84,655.91 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALECHA, JOANNE R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $84,655.82 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, LE ROY E, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,654.22 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDI, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,654.17 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $84,653.36 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBSCH, HARRY L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $84,652.75 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, MARY T Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $84,652.04 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, RANDY W Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $84,651.84 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,651.61 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, KRISTIN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,651.42 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DENNIS P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,651.35 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARBO, DAVID P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $84,651.22 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ANDREW V, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,651.15 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUVEUR, VARLENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,650.76 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBEL, KEITH J Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $84,650.36 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $84,650.24 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANEROSSI, ANTHONY R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,649.96 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDER, ANDREW A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $84,649.56 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAKONIKOS, MARTHA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,649.53 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTA, BETH L Employer name Orange County Amount $84,649.38 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $84,649.28 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZAK, MARY L Employer name Albany County Amount $84,649.13 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, JACQUELYN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,649.13 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPLEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,649.05 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, JAMES E Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $84,648.88 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, KYM Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,648.83 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JOSEPH F, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,648.63 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JAMES E Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,648.41 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIELLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,647.92 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, ERIN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,647.61 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,647.60 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JULIO H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $84,647.45 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNIBALE, DAVID T Employer name Albany County Amount $84,646.89 Date 12/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENNIS W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $84,645.63 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,644.90 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINK, JOSEPH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,644.66 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONA- LAKE, CARMEN RUTH Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $84,644.31 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERTZ, KELLY PAUL Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,643.84 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,643.83 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $84,643.68 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERNKOPF, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,643.41 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADJEI, EMMANUEL K Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $84,643.26 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTINI, THERESA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,643.09 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, RICHARD J, SR Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,642.81 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROTUN, ELINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,642.66 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTER, MARY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,642.62 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System