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 LI, LINGYUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,355.30 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVAPRAKASH, AMBIKARANI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $83,355.13 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $83,354.98 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTERSMAN, ANNA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFIR-PORTI, MARCY E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTO, MADELYN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ELIN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 12/02/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERBIN, KAREN L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 10/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASSI, EILEEN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $83,354.67 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, THERESA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $83,354.67 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRIE, SHARON D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, CLAUDETTE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTECH, INGEBORG E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 11/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSFULLERTOK, KARELEE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAM, REGINA S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MAGALY F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEN, LUCY A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 11/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIS, ANDRES Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIT, LISA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALSA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINON, LUIS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISTOLA, LAWRENCE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, PATRICIA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEE, HELEN CHOI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 10/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, MARILYN R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, MARK Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,354.67 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS-PERRY, THERESA P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $83,354.67 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALPHONSO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $83,354.67 Date 11/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELROD, ELIZABETH A Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $83,354.67 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, ELIZABETH Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA-CAMPBELL, MARITZA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICKEN, NAOMI J Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 03/30/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBOWSKI, CYNTHIA E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYRELES, QUISQUEYA N Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $83,354.67 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, PARAKO R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,353.02 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, CRAIG K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,352.90 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CURTIS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,352.38 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, DIANAMARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,351.55 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, GREGORY A Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $83,351.48 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MAURICE W, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $83,351.01 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCYK, LAWRENCE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,350.89 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, THOMAS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $83,350.61 Date 02/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, MARION K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,350.28 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANVILLE, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $83,349.78 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, PEGGY ANN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $83,349.68 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILER, PATTI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $83,349.48 Date 02/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DINE, DANIEL T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $83,349.20 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CARLOS D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,349.18 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BHEAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,349.01 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,348.92 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAD, WAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,348.61 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, ERIN A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $83,348.21 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJWA, ZAHRINE Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,348.16 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, DENISE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,347.79 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNELLA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $83,347.75 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,347.64 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, REX C Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,347.36 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, STEVEN L Employer name City of Olean Amount $83,347.22 Date 01/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALLINI, DANAE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,346.26 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LOIS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,346.22 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, ANTHONY A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $83,345.68 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JOHN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,345.66 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MICHAEL F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,344.93 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFORT, RACHEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,344.25 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNLOW, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,344.20 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TROY M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,343.84 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $83,343.75 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, JACOB R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,343.50 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,342.82 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, JOHN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $83,342.65 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBERG, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,342.48 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,341.96 Date 12/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, MOON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $83,341.36 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNA, ROBERT C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $83,340.86 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLO, SYLVIA J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,340.14 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, MARTIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,339.86 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DOUGLAS S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,339.85 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURG, JUSTIN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,339.75 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,339.37 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABISCH, REGINA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,339.34 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGGARD, STEVEN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $83,338.20 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEL, TANEKA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,338.10 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZIRUSSO, BRUCE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $83,338.08 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, DIANN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,337.95 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, BRYON A Employer name Franklin County Amount $83,337.67 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AKM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,336.24 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, VERNON W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,336.01 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASLIN, SAMUEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $83,335.90 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDING-WILSON, H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,335.83 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SHARLENE D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $83,335.29 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,334.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUONG, HONGPHAT TIEN Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $83,334.52 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNEKOON, MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,334.36 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, PHILLIP A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,334.29 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $83,333.79 Date 05/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,333.39 Date 03/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYUDMER, DONNA C Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $83,333.32 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, PATRICIA P Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $83,333.25 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System