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 ROACH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,064.70 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECINA, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,064.70 Date 06/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, MARK A Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $84,063.63 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSARD, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,063.32 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORFITZ, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,062.58 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON, DENISE D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $84,062.56 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, JEAN N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,062.56 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DARREN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,062.53 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASEM, GREGORY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,062.49 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, MARTIN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $84,061.37 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOVIC, PASKO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,061.22 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RUTH E Employer name Chenango County Amount $84,060.80 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, ANDREW Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,060.15 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, CHIDI E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $84,059.63 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,059.36 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNOSKI, DAVID Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,058.49 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, JENNIFER E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,058.48 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, MAYRA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,058.27 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JUSTIN S Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,058.24 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIANNI, JUDITH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,058.06 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,058.00 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, MARY JEAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,058.00 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBI, HENRY R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,057.96 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KIM V Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $84,057.94 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ANDREW D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,057.17 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE REEDER, NIDIA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $84,056.72 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JUDITH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,056.54 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COREY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,056.29 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIA, SEAN E Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,056.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, EDWARD G Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,056.00 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, RICHARD J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,056.00 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, STEPHEN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,056.00 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIA, FRANK J Employer name Chemung County Amount $84,055.80 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LARRY J, SR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,055.29 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $84,055.04 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMANA-DREW, KELLY D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,054.87 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, ANDREW B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,054.43 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, COLLEEN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RYAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAN, FUQIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISKI, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARY ANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUSTEL, LISABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, LORI A PARZYCH Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTER, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKUS-CLARK, ZITA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, ANN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAULA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,054.28 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUB, STEVEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, ROBERT, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, JAMES N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTZOURIS, EMMANUEL E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,054.28 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ELAINE S Employer name Education Department Amount $84,054.28 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKA, ARTHUR Employer name Education Department Amount $84,054.28 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, ANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $84,054.28 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KEVIN J, SR Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $84,054.28 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHERYL ANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,054.28 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, TERRI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,054.28 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOTE, JANE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,054.28 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DERRICK O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,053.73 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CHARLES M Employer name City of Utica Amount $84,053.69 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, DONNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,052.82 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBLEY, SJOUKJE Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $84,052.43 Date 01/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOETTERLE, WILLIAM E, IV Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,052.36 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JACOB A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,052.20 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODING, MARK C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,052.02 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIN, KEVIN L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,051.62 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, DAVID J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $84,050.89 Date 10/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, ALFRED Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $84,050.79 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, JOHN C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,050.25 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,050.06 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTER, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $84,048.41 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, STEVENSON Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,048.00 Date 09/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASHIM, KIRSTEN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,047.61 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,047.37 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, BRENDAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,046.71 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, RONALD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $84,045.79 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, KENNETH A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $84,045.00 Date 11/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDIAKOS, LOUISE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,044.84 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRARA, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,044.18 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAVER, KENDRA L Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $84,044.01 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CALVIN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,043.84 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $84,043.56 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZOPOULOS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,043.30 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDELL, CAROL K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,043.18 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ROBERT A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $84,042.96 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCO, ALISON B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,042.90 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDERQUIST, MALINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,042.90 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEVALLOS, FREDY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,042.31 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,042.14 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, RALPH Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $84,042.14 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRINK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,042.10 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, BRADLEY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,041.65 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NEVILLE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,041.10 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, LISSA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,040.74 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, ANGELO N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,040.42 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZASKA, ROBERT E Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $84,040.29 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System