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 O'REILLY, BERNARD J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,006.22 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE-THOMAS, ANU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,006.00 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVARRIA, INALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,006.00 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, BRIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,006.00 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, YEHUDIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,006.00 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORE, DOMINICK A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $84,005.96 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALES, KERRY E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,005.83 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREY, JOSHUA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,005.30 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JACQUELINE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,005.24 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPF, ROBERT Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $84,004.31 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTICELLI, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,004.12 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,004.12 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,003.87 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSON, JOY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,003.55 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, ROCCO M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,003.30 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $84,003.13 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEANE, DAVID A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,002.30 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLITSCH, DAVID G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,002.00 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,001.87 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROM, JOSH L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,001.83 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIR, EMINE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,001.63 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, LU ANN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,001.54 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCATELLA, LORETTA M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $84,001.53 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,001.06 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHSER, GREGORY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $84,001.06 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SEAN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $84,001.06 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JEREMY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,001.06 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARINS, JENNIFER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,000.75 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGG, TIMOTHY R Employer name Chemung County Amount $84,000.22 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARSKI, CAITLIN A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $84,000.02 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAHL, CHERYL M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $84,000.02 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $84,000.02 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDI, JACQUELINE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,998.15 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLA, ROBERT Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,998.02 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,997.94 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JUDITH A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,997.81 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, PAULA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,997.49 Date 09/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, SCOTT A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,997.37 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, NANCY Employer name Somers CSD Amount $83,997.24 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KAREN A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $83,995.68 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFONTE, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $83,995.64 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, KAYLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,995.57 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, PETER C Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $83,995.40 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, GIANNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,994.42 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUZAKITIS, CHRISTINE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,993.46 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, VIJU P Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,993.29 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MICHAEL Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $83,992.65 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SUSAN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,991.70 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, BRUCE K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,991.35 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDASZ, WILLIAM E Employer name Erie County Amount $83,991.32 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, ERIC T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,991.04 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAWN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,990.50 Date 01/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RANDAL S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $83,989.83 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,989.66 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,989.26 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVING, DEBORAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,988.66 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $83,988.35 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KIMBERLY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,988.07 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, SHARON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,987.82 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROU, THOMAS J Employer name Avon CSD Amount $83,987.39 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, MARGARET E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $83,986.42 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $83,986.21 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBROOK, DOUGLAS D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,986.19 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,985.07 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REGAN, RALPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,985.00 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIE, ELENA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,984.18 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JAMES J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,984.16 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SITCH, STEPHEN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $83,983.86 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, EDWARD C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $83,982.90 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINS, FREDDIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,982.80 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, MAUREEN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,982.66 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, STEVEN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,982.62 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, BETTINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $83,982.55 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,982.45 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIMMY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,982.17 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERYL C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,981.16 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, AMYLYN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,980.86 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,980.30 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LEE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $83,980.19 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GARETH I, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,980.14 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, LYNN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,980.00 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,979.41 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, YIN MAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $83,979.33 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,979.28 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWER, DAVID S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,978.95 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $83,978.86 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMASSA, DOMINICK Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,978.25 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,977.82 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJEK, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,977.47 Date 11/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LISA K Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $83,976.12 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, SCOTT R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,975.96 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JESSE J Employer name Orange County Amount $83,975.81 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JESSICA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,974.96 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, DENNIS F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,974.86 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, THOMAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,974.65 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPP, DONALD J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,974.27 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,973.72 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSANO, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,972.47 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, FRANK J, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,971.78 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUEMANI, ANGELA D Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $83,969.50 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System