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 CAHILL, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,228.60 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, ANTONIO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,228.48 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,228.24 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DAM, EDWINA R Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $83,227.99 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAH, ROBERT A Employer name Putnam County Amount $83,227.87 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGEVICK, CATHERINE E Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $83,227.86 Date 11/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, RODERICK S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,227.49 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,227.30 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, PAUL F Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,227.28 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORROBEL, WILI J Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,227.03 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, MARTIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,226.00 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMA, CHARLES L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $83,225.93 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $83,225.90 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKENSTEIN, AUDREY P Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $83,225.59 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $83,224.43 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICELE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,221.55 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANDREA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,221.46 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFIELD, DEBRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $83,221.00 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,220.85 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, D MARLENE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $83,220.10 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JAMES V Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $83,220.00 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWYMAN, ALFRED R, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,219.98 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZMARSKI, WIESLAW Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $83,219.72 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, MATTHEW K Employer name City of Geneva Amount $83,219.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUDDEBACK, JEFFREY H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,219.13 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECHER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,218.72 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARISCO, VINCENT N Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $83,218.25 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, JOSEPH W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,218.12 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AMY I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,218.03 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HARRIET Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,217.65 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAZEN, NICOLE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,217.41 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFRED, DELIVRANCIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,216.96 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,216.43 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAIBUATHES, TANIMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,216.32 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYREK, JEAN MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,215.90 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREW T, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $83,215.15 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,214.70 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMIN, STANLEY J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,214.70 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JEANNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,214.70 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, CARLA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,214.70 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINI, RANDALL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,214.70 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, MARY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,214.43 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, ANTHONY J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,214.41 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSEPH B, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,213.81 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SUSAN Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $83,213.59 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $83,213.56 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, DENNIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,213.40 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNI, SHARON Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,213.31 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,213.26 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, RICHARD E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $83,211.91 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, JESSE, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,211.57 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLWAITE, WENDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,211.53 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIKONIS, MARYANN Employer name Education Department Amount $83,211.18 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, SCOTT M Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,210.71 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, DEBORAH V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,210.68 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ACHAMMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $83,210.66 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BETTY ANN Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $83,210.05 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAL, SAMANTHA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,209.91 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELROSE, TRAVIS A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,209.38 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID G Employer name Orange County Amount $83,209.27 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JANET S Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $83,208.64 Date 06/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENOHR, KIMBERLY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,208.18 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, STEVEN H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,207.26 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,206.15 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, MARIO A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,206.15 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, CHARLEY V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $83,206.14 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAROVA, ELENA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,205.84 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, JOANNE D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $83,205.36 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, SUSAN MARTIN Employer name Orleans County Amount $83,205.11 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, CASEY B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,204.99 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, LANA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,204.05 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, DARREN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,204.05 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, RAUL Q Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,203.71 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $83,203.50 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARO, BRIAN F Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,203.45 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, KEITH W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $83,203.21 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,203.17 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, JAMES F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $83,203.06 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, STEVEN Employer name Education Department Amount $83,201.83 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, JOSHUA T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $83,201.43 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOEL G Employer name Erie County Amount $83,201.35 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATONDO, BETTY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $83,201.04 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, ALICE J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $83,200.22 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNEE, ELI M Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $83,200.00 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUE, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $83,200.00 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAZIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,200.00 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KELLAR, BRUCE W Employer name Steuben County Amount $83,200.00 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERRITER, ABBY R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,199.78 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,199.37 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CYNTHIA D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $83,199.01 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,198.29 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYE, TANIKQUAA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,197.39 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELLO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,197.12 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGYAR, HENRY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,196.60 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,195.46 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAULO, MADELYNN Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $83,195.26 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ANTHONY G Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $83,195.23 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, SAMUEL G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,193.91 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, RODERICK T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,193.72 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, KIMBERLY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,193.40 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System