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 HERNANDEZ, ORLANDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,425.67 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYSER, PAUL R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,425.38 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBAL, RUTH V Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $83,425.35 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ARMINDA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,425.24 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAMI, JON E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,425.20 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRISTINE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,424.18 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFENKRIEG, MICHAEL J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,424.00 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, PAUL E Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,424.00 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PETER R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,423.82 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $83,423.55 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND ST ROSE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,423.32 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, AMY F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,423.19 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, WILLIAM L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,422.92 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ALANA B Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $83,422.66 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, DEBORAH Employer name City of Norwich Amount $83,422.45 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBA, TRACI M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,422.22 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERREGER, SEAN T Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $83,421.79 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, SOBNER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,420.78 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARAN, JAIWANTI D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,420.78 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, KEVIN J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $83,420.74 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, BARBARA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,420.46 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORILLO, JACQUELINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,420.37 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, ABENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,420.36 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, BRIAN T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,419.87 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANDINETTI, THOMAS W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,419.86 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,419.77 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, BRIAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,418.78 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, JOSEPH J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,418.72 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, EDWARD C Employer name Oneida County Amount $83,418.05 Date 05/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,417.93 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $83,417.66 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, CLARENCE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $83,417.43 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, MICHAEL G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,416.97 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, MARY ANN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,416.52 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAN, MARGARETA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,416.42 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, HEIDI P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,416.10 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETARO, ROCKY A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $83,416.01 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, JAMES R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,415.90 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULSKY, JULIE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,415.44 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,414.99 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RICCARDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,414.79 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, MARY V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,414.72 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTO, WILLIAM V Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,414.64 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIANNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,413.94 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JACKIE Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $83,413.38 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, RENEE A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,413.07 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES-VERDON, RAYANA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,412.93 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NANCY J Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $83,412.85 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENN, ERNEST C, III Employer name City of Kingston Amount $83,412.54 Date 04/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JANET M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $83,412.20 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, TERRY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,412.10 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, WILLIAM N Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,411.61 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JOHN N Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $83,411.28 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $83,410.95 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, KEVIN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,410.73 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MICHAEL M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,410.59 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, WIDMARCK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,410.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DAVID G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $83,409.55 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, HEIDI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,409.22 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRILLA, ROBERT Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,409.00 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, PETER J Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,408.49 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK-ROWLEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,406.35 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SCOTT W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,406.15 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DARIN S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,406.08 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNCA, DAVID A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,405.72 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES W Employer name Erie County Amount $83,405.29 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, PATRICIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $83,404.76 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, PATRICK L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,404.40 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, LISA A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $83,403.83 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, DANIEL P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,403.63 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, THOMAS T Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $83,403.58 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, KYLE J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $83,402.76 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIRES, PHILLIP P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,402.60 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZER, PATRUSHKA M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $83,402.34 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVEN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $83,401.11 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, PETER R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $83,400.09 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, HARVEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,399.64 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LESLIE-ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,399.45 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIAM F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,399.18 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, DANIEL C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,398.99 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $83,398.36 Date 02/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, ANNEMARIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,397.50 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH Y Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,397.20 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, TAMMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,397.06 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, PAUL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,396.58 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MILES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $83,396.35 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,396.30 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $83,396.15 Date 03/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOEST, JAMES F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,395.42 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, SHAWN P Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,395.18 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARCZEWSKI, KEVIN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,395.02 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PATRICIA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,394.87 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, DONALD F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,394.71 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUCKNO, DAVID M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,394.52 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,394.05 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARILYN B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,393.37 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, GHISLAINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,393.01 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, NANCY Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $83,392.59 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, ALLAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $83,392.05 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, JUDITH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $83,391.94 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System