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 ARNAO PLENTY, JENISE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,477.18 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, JOSEF M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,476.62 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, JUANITA I Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $84,476.43 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSHULA, VIVIEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,476.09 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVI, JAY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,475.95 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS M Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $84,474.70 Date 07/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,473.88 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURO, JEAN Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $84,473.57 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKINS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $84,473.20 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ERIC J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,473.16 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $84,472.68 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, MARK Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,472.63 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, JERMAINE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,472.17 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATTRANO, JENNIFER A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $84,472.11 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, SAMANTHA K Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $84,471.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, ANTONIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,471.67 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,471.43 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTINI, SILVIO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $84,471.40 Date 01/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WALTER K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,471.20 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, VINCENT B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $84,470.00 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, PAUL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,469.65 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, MARCIAL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,469.61 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDOSU, URSUS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,469.58 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AJANI A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,469.46 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLEY, BENJAMIN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,469.33 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONTIS, BEVERLY T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,468.50 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, DOREEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,468.29 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKE, ROBERT B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,468.02 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIUKAS, LAURIE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,467.00 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, LUCIENNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,466.93 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, ERIC A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,465.88 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MELISSA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $84,465.27 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,465.05 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JASMINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,465.01 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARELLO, ADAM N Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $84,464.41 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLOW-BEDARD, JENIFER L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,463.73 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, JOANNE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,463.33 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, ROBERT J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,463.03 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,462.60 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,462.12 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADY, SEAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,461.86 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, JOSHUA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,461.72 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATUTI, DAWN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,461.54 Date 03/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, KAREN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,461.48 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERICKA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,461.46 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, AMANDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,460.94 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, TRACY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,460.80 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, TONY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,460.66 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, ENRIQUE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,460.58 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $84,460.20 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, JEFFERY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,460.04 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOODY, TOM R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,459.71 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, ALAN H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,459.69 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOT, MAURA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,459.48 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATZKER, ARLENE Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,459.32 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, PAUL D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,458.14 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,457.94 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSSELL, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,456.95 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBER-BETZIOS, MARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,456.80 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,456.75 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNERTZ, THOMAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,456.70 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, JAMES L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $84,456.11 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDENTE, DENISE M Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $84,455.93 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, FREDRICK A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $84,455.81 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, KATHLEEN W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $84,455.72 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATOWICZ, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,454.99 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, STEVEN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,454.94 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, ERICK A Employer name Orange County Amount $84,454.73 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLVENBACH, DOUGLAS B Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $84,454.44 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOURLIOTIS, CHRISTINE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,454.17 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURRMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,453.55 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, JOSEPH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,453.44 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, STEPHEN V Employer name Kenmore Housing Authority Amount $84,452.67 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, XUEMEI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,452.44 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEREK, RICHARD L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,451.61 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHURST, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,451.37 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,451.04 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROMBER, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $84,450.81 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,450.36 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDAR, DARREN K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $84,450.23 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL BAGNO, ROBERT J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,449.83 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JAMES A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $84,449.34 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,449.30 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEIGH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $84,449.01 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEESLER, SARAH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,448.50 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, DONALD F Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,448.07 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SCOTT G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,448.02 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARCHE, PENNY S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,448.02 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, NICHOLAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,447.85 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZ, ADAM H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,447.82 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, SUZANNE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,446.70 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMSUZZOHA, ABU S Employer name Education Department Amount $84,446.05 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,445.72 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $84,445.57 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINO, ALESSANDRO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,445.17 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, EDWARD J, IV Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,444.10 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NORMAN Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $84,443.97 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASKI, RONALD V, JR Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $84,443.96 Date 12/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RYAN T Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $84,443.28 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRABER, LOIS J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $84,442.97 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System