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 GOHLKE, MARTHA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KATHLEEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, JOSEPH P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, CAROL Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, JOHN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, M KATHARINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLOSKEY, KARYN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, SOPHIA G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIAO, BAOZHEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LAURA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMON-GARDINER, CHARLIE MAE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, MARGARET E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENDA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, NANCY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMAN, DIANA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLAND, ANN MARIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDEN, STEFAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,730.54 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, YASMIN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,730.34 Date 08/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $83,730.09 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, ROBERT, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,729.30 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, PHILIP Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,728.90 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LISA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $83,728.70 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, PETER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,728.63 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZMAN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,727.35 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULBERT, ROBERT C Employer name Orange County Amount $83,726.76 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIWSIANYK, NICHOLAS W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,725.49 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARGARET O Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,725.35 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMER, DANIEL W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,725.29 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGUL, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,724.75 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $83,723.81 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSANE, JOHN W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,723.74 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,723.00 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $83,722.87 Date 06/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZANOWICZ, BRENDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,722.09 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCORSO, CHRISTINA Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,722.04 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NADIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,721.90 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,721.86 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $83,721.84 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, YE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,721.43 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $83,721.06 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSLER, PHILIP B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,720.80 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, MARY L Employer name Education Department Amount $83,720.26 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKATULSKI, ERIC J Employer name Erie County Amount $83,720.25 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, RODNEY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $83,719.71 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, MARK W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,719.13 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO-AMUSO, KIM A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,718.00 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDIS, WALTER J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,717.98 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, MARIE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,717.68 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLERIUS, FRANK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,716.36 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, MELANIE K Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $83,716.17 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ANN M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $83,715.42 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOK, CORY M Employer name Village of Depew Amount $83,715.16 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, MISHALLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEFFO, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVATI, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, GERRY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-KAROL, SHARON F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELLEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILOR, IRIS K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSHOUFSKY, DONNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,714.70 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,714.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUNNI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $83,713.78 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, CHAD E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,713.61 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,713.60 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $83,713.31 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,712.90 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, JOHN F Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $83,712.67 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLARD H, III Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $83,712.30 Date 02/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTERING, THERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,712.02 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAMONICA, JULIA T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $83,712.02 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEY, LORI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,712.02 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LYDIA S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,712.02 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PEGGY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,712.02 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, JANINE P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,712.02 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, SANDRA K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,712.02 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, STEVEN G Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $83,711.45 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JENNIFER M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,711.16 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, JERRY Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $83,710.89 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRIAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,710.84 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TRACY C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,710.32 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINANE, PATRICIA B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,710.09 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEHART, VICKIE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $83,709.71 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNHURST, LAURA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,709.27 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CAROLYN V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $83,709.10 Date 09/07/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITTYAVIRAH, SCARIAH T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,708.76 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORE, DELVA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $83,707.76 Date 03/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMENICK, EDWARD N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $83,707.28 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENZANO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,706.47 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,705.37 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KEISHA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,705.21 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, JOHN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,704.95 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNIEWSKI, LUKE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,704.87 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLINE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $83,704.85 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FLESH, KEVIN A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,704.76 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHAVONNE E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,704.60 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELUS, YVETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,704.45 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System