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 MANEELEY, GREGORY S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,607.20 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EARLE, SHAWN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $83,607.11 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, BRENDAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,607.10 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRISTINA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,607.10 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,607.10 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHARVON R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,607.10 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINO, SETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,607.10 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BOBBY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,606.85 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNHAM, ROBERT E Employer name Orange County Amount $83,606.27 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHANIRAM, DAIRANIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,606.09 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LYLE R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $83,605.85 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $83,605.56 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, HOWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,605.37 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLONI, FRANK P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,604.39 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSISTO, JOHN V Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,604.30 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZ, JOHN P Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,604.10 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, CAROLYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,604.09 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KIRK L Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $83,603.92 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, VALENCIA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,603.69 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $83,603.54 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, RICHARD G, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,603.29 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYS, MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $83,602.21 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISENER, SCOTT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,601.89 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSOLE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,601.78 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, DAVID J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $83,600.70 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS-HERRING, CORINNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $83,600.66 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZI, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,600.65 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CURTIS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,599.89 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOSEPH C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $83,599.78 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHARD A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,599.10 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLODYNIA, JAMES J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $83,598.90 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,598.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $83,597.39 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,597.28 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, STEVEN L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,597.25 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADLING, KATHLEEN E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,597.19 Date 01/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,597.10 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, NICOLE A Employer name Orange County Amount $83,597.09 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPANSKI, SCOTT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $83,596.72 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWANI, FAKHERA K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,596.58 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DAVID Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,596.32 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BONITA S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,596.26 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISKER, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,595.33 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $83,594.89 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, GARY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,594.55 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEABLE, JAMES H Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,594.54 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, TIMOTHY E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,593.93 Date 07/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, FRANCES M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,593.62 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKA, JEFFREY S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,593.46 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,592.50 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,591.55 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KENNETH J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,591.32 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, DIANE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,591.04 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, CLIFFORD E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,589.91 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,589.28 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, PETER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,589.26 Date 04/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,588.39 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,588.00 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,588.00 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,587.84 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSER, MARY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,587.79 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $83,587.77 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, PAUL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,587.57 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DENISE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,586.70 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $83,584.89 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHARON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,584.24 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, BENJAMIN C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,583.82 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSDA, JARROD D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,583.26 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, JOSEPH K Employer name Village of Avon Amount $83,582.68 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORKENHAGEN, DARRELL E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,582.61 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VUTURO, PETER Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $83,582.26 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, SHEREE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $83,582.09 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLAV, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,582.07 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EDWARD T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $83,581.79 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEN, JAMES F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $83,580.90 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JONATHAN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $83,580.77 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GERALD V Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $83,580.45 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $83,580.08 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, POONAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,580.04 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,579.81 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, RUCIEN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,579.28 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEY, RONALD J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,578.72 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, MICHELE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,577.92 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,577.84 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MARK F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,577.67 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, LOWELL D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,577.15 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, MAUREEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,576.67 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, SHANNON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,576.53 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,576.42 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,575.35 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DEREK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,574.33 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWIE, NAJET S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,573.69 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDITH Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $83,573.47 Date 06/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,572.98 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THOMAS J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,571.76 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDJY, MICHAEL B Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $83,570.99 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, ROSEMARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,570.55 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PAUL, KERRISHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,570.24 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACCIO, ANDREW M Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,570.09 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, FRANCESCA Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,569.46 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System