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 ELEFANTE, VICTOR M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,372.00 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, THOMAS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,372.00 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOHN F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,372.00 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARP, WILLIAM J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,371.39 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARCOS, JR Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $84,371.28 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGAZON, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,371.25 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLYDE AARON Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $84,370.21 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ALEX J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,370.00 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $84,369.12 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARINO, JOSEPH F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,369.10 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LAUREL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,368.98 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEPA, ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,368.95 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAWRIGHT, SHAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,368.92 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,368.60 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANICK, MICHELE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,368.33 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, DAVID P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,366.68 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTERS, JOANNE B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,366.27 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELINEK, LORAINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,366.22 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, ELIZABETH C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,365.99 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAI, SURESH K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,365.88 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONOSKY, SANDRA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,364.39 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,363.98 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRICELLA, LOUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,363.84 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSAIO, GINA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,362.34 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BORD, ROBERT W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,362.11 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, MATTHEW T Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $84,361.55 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JESSICA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,361.23 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $84,360.28 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KELLY A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $84,359.74 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDER, KRIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,359.62 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, SHARON A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,359.32 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARITEAU, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $84,358.90 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, BERTHA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $84,358.78 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, JANICE A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $84,357.91 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, PETER, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,357.78 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,357.78 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, JOSEPH M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,357.54 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN, DENA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,357.51 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURAS, KENNETH J Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,357.37 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JAMES E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,357.01 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $84,356.86 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDCASTLE, JULIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,356.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RICHARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,356.67 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,356.24 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYUTENKO, LYUDMILA P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $84,356.04 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WELVIN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,355.66 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTOE, MARK E Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,355.50 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEHR, MICHAEL T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $84,355.36 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISHNU, KEVIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,355.31 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAIO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,355.10 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $84,354.46 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSICH, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $84,353.87 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $84,352.95 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TONI A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,351.65 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHAEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $84,351.44 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CESAR A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,350.50 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MARIA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,350.49 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULTY, MARY C Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,350.49 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIA, ZHUJING Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,350.49 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, CLARA A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $84,350.48 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, THOMAS F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $84,350.44 Date 12/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFS, JUSTIN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,350.43 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $84,350.02 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,349.79 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, BRIAN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $84,349.12 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRYAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,347.85 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,347.56 Date 07/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GARY F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $84,346.95 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,346.92 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,346.73 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFER, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $84,346.16 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROYER, GLENN S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,346.00 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $84,345.91 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URSO, JOHN D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,345.49 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTHAM, A. CARLETON Employer name City of Cortland Amount $84,345.23 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROC, HENRI Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,345.23 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARRY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,344.29 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAN, KAREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,344.29 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, TERRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,344.00 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ELIZABETH L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,343.64 Date 01/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, MARGARET A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,342.38 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ALICIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,342.00 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, WAYNE H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,341.96 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, KATHERINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,341.67 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DAVID T Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $84,340.99 Date 11/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KYLE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $84,340.55 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, RICHARD T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,340.46 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, SARAH L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,340.36 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN-KENNY, MARYELLEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,339.85 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, GIG Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,338.98 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, GEORGE T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $84,338.95 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BRANGO, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,338.70 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEOSO, MOJISOLA S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $84,338.32 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, FRANCIS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $84,337.91 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOP, JEFFREY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,337.76 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,337.76 Date 06/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCLIM, SCOTT S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,337.50 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $84,336.16 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONELLY, SCOTT M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,336.03 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $84,335.71 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System