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 KINGSTON, JACK R, JR Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $84,560.17 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMIOLA, GLEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,559.73 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,559.71 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGIOTAKOPOULOU, KATERINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,559.47 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESTIN, MARGALY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $84,559.35 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, KEVIN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,559.08 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOPPIANO, LINDA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,558.76 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XINZHE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,558.62 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, DENNIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $84,557.62 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSMANN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $84,557.12 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,556.61 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JUAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,556.60 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, TODD M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,556.52 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIZ, KIMBERLY P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,556.44 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $84,556.38 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENANTI, MICHELE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,555.49 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, MICHELE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $84,555.33 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,555.22 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $84,554.87 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIANNI, ANTHONY Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $84,554.69 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $84,554.41 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUTTARI, JOSEPH R H Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,554.33 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGOZALY, ANDREW R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,553.99 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KARYN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,553.93 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-LEWIS, MARY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,553.53 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CHARLES R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,553.32 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, CHRIS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,552.66 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, LAWRENCE L Employer name Sayville Fire District Amount $84,552.03 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, DEBORAH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $84,551.83 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHEEN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $84,551.55 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, CARLOS W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $84,551.36 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, PETER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,551.27 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, RUSSELL J Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $84,550.62 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, GARY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,550.32 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, TARA N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,550.25 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,549.44 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN PIERRE, DUDLEY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,549.30 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, STEPHANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,548.79 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERENBERG, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,548.25 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, SCOTT D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,548.21 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCH, CORY E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $84,547.77 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ALICE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,547.34 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, JEAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,547.13 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINCH, KAREN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,547.01 Date 07/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, AARON C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,546.87 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, SHAREE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,546.44 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KAREN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,545.78 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,544.95 Date 02/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LAWANDA P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $84,544.67 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, HENDERSON O, II Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,544.46 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JA TARRA K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,544.46 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, SHERIDAN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,544.46 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDENHAGEN, JOHN R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $84,544.45 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,544.11 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FRANCISCO J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $84,543.86 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROUGE, RONALD S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,543.64 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JOSE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,543.57 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TILLMAN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,543.38 Date 10/05/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SEAN F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $84,543.30 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEN, EVELYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,543.30 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDSOR, KATHY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,543.27 Date 03/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, MARSHA A Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $84,543.00 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, SHIJUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,542.64 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,542.17 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWVERMALE, SUSAN H. Employer name Orange County Amount $84,542.09 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,542.00 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BRADFORD A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,541.85 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,541.83 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL-BENJAMIN, DENISE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,541.70 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVILLA, PAUL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,541.19 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANISS, DEBORAH L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $84,541.09 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, LEON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $84,540.75 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASCHA, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,538.86 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDOUGALL, JOSHUA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,537.33 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, LINDEN M, SR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $84,536.66 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHLEEN B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,536.62 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,536.26 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODBIELSKI, ROBERT P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,536.11 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DANIEL, JR Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $84,535.68 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANACK, MARGO R Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,534.84 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,534.75 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, JENNIE Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $84,534.24 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGO, TONI-ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,533.60 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTER, KERRI E Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $84,533.15 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CHRISTINE I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,532.85 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, AMANDA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,532.24 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STACIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,531.92 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Orange County Amount $84,531.70 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KRISTIN N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,531.17 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, CHRISTINA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,531.08 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DONALD J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $84,531.08 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RANDEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,530.20 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, FATMATTA K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,530.11 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-PITTS, MAISHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,529.25 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, RICHARD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,529.25 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WILLIETTE E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $84,529.10 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TRECIA S, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,528.88 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SANDRA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,528.59 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, MICHELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,528.44 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,528.24 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System