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 BERRY, DANIEL L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,527.65 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VALRIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,527.64 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, KEISHA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $84,526.82 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOHN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $84,526.63 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, DAVID A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,526.52 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKO, ROBERT M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,526.52 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, TODD C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,526.24 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROBERT Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,525.83 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEW, SOOK FONG Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,525.83 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DAVID D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $84,524.73 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, PATRICK J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $84,524.44 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ARTHUR S Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,524.43 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JOHN E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $84,524.38 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, MARTHA L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $84,524.36 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SEAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,524.30 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, STUART W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $84,523.48 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, KEITH C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $84,523.28 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERO, GARY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,523.27 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, FRANK J Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $84,522.79 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, DANIEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,522.02 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, SHARON L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $84,521.84 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, MICHELLE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,521.72 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASNER, DAVID J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,521.71 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTINGER, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORESHAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCIE, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUMIGATA, JAMES W Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, HELEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVITT, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,521.71 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARYA, MAMATA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,521.71 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI POFI, DEANNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,521.71 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,521.71 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, GREGORY L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSSON, KELLY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,521.71 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, ARLENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGEN, KEITH M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,521.71 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JEFFREY G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, HILARY L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAGUE, JOSHUA D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, SIGRID L Employer name Education Department Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINUZZO, STEFANIE Employer name Education Department Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KARLI R Employer name Education Department Amount $84,521.71 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILSTRA, TIMOTHY V Employer name Education Department Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARDI, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $84,521.71 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDON, DIANE H Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, ROBERT P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $84,521.71 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTERCY, JOHN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHANNON, RANDY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, CHARLES F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, BO Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSARZ, MARY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KRIS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,521.71 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JASON P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, LEONARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBLACKER, PAUL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSELLI, MICHAEL F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOHN W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKFORD, MARC Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, BENJAMIN F, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, SHERRY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLA, MICHAEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHER, MATTHEW P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFFEN, BRENDA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERCRUYSSE, DEBRA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CATHY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,521.71 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHEM, JOHN C, II Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,521.71 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETE, ROBERT S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, HEATHER A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,521.71 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORESHAN, JACOB J, III Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $84,521.71 Date 04/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEN, RICHARD W Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $84,521.71 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JEANENE D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,521.71 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOHN M, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,521.19 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,521.11 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHERYL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,520.76 Date 02/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREMO, COLEEN B Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $84,520.18 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONI, GUY , JR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $84,520.08 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, TERI A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $84,520.05 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKLEECK, HAROLD W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,519.83 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, GARY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,518.99 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGINSON, LISA Employer name Orange County Amount $84,518.62 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,517.67 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIERO, CHARLES A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $84,517.51 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCHWELL, CHARMAINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,517.30 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, WAYNE R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,516.73 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPICE, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,516.03 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JUANISE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,515.02 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GARY L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,514.51 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,514.49 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUGUEVSKY, SERGEY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,514.11 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, YSEULT M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,514.05 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $84,513.78 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EDWARD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $84,513.61 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAW, YU-SHENG Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,512.90 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, THOMAS B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,511.79 Date 06/26/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLOFF, ALAN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,511.42 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, WENDY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,511.26 Date 03/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HORACE W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,511.24 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System