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 ORTIZ-VELEZ, TAINA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,963.97 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNTZ, MARY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,963.37 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JANIS A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $82,961.91 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARGO C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,961.71 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DANIEL M, JR Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,961.64 Date 12/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NINESTINE, EDWARD J Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $82,961.17 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEZEK, JOHN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,961.09 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANIELLE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,961.08 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEMIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,960.98 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, BRENDA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $82,960.97 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JAN T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $82,960.55 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ELAINE M Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $82,960.52 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,960.52 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, THILDEN O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,960.26 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, CARL P Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $82,959.96 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KATHLEEN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $82,959.48 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPERO, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,959.39 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, KEISHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,959.13 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, KATHRYN D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $82,959.08 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, MICHAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $82,958.01 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, PAUL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,957.68 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES-BURROWS, ANDRE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,957.26 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS-GRUTER, CHRISTINA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,957.19 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RAY L Employer name Erie County Amount $82,957.10 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MONIQUE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,956.75 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, NOAH A, JR Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $82,956.56 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONOR, BRIAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $82,955.96 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, DALE R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $82,955.95 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KIRANDEEP Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,955.87 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBIN W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,955.84 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, SHIRLEY J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $82,955.84 Date 08/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHN, JOAN E Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $82,955.84 Date 03/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCA, CHARLES O Employer name Saratoga County Amount $82,955.38 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, ANGELA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,955.08 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BARBARA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,954.77 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERRIA, SHARON L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,954.70 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, WILLIAM J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,954.57 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESCA, RICHARD T Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $82,953.83 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, STEPHEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,953.12 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTACAVOLI, ANNE J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $82,952.63 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,952.20 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, SHERRI E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,952.20 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIA, PARVEEN Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $82,951.95 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONFMAN, NATALIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,951.62 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, KERRY A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,951.03 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CAROL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,950.84 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, DAWN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,950.83 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $82,950.58 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSESE, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,949.76 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, KATHY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $82,949.38 Date 12/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, JAMES J, JR Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $82,949.32 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLES, SHAWN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,949.10 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMAL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,949.09 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $82,949.08 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANNEMARIE Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $82,949.08 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, JOHN M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $82,949.08 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, TAMEKA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,949.00 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $82,948.82 Date 05/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCHIO, FRANCESCO A.A. Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,948.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PAIGE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,948.58 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, EILEEN T Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $82,947.46 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANISIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $82,947.17 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, MARTIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,947.11 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIN, GLORIA MARIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,947.03 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AUBREY, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,946.84 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTRICH, KEVIN D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $82,946.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, TRACY ANN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,946.21 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCA, FRANK Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,946.20 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, ADASSA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,946.17 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, PATRICK W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $82,946.00 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, SHERILYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,945.93 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,945.65 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIM, LINDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,945.44 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIARIO, GRACE A Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $82,945.41 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARASCI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,944.95 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PAUL A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,944.51 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, K RAYMOND Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,944.23 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, KATHLEEN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,943.36 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,943.34 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-MC GOVERN, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,943.30 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, VALERIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,943.30 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,942.94 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIE, JIANGJING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $82,942.91 Date 12/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSTADT, CHRISTIAN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,942.82 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZANOWSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $82,942.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, LUIS A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,942.35 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEN, GREGORY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,942.10 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, VICTOR A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,941.91 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, NICOLE R Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,941.03 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DAVID E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,940.80 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALLYSON L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,940.36 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKERT, CYNTHIA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $82,939.39 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKRODT, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,939.32 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GREG D Employer name Greene County Amount $82,939.09 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTRAIN, LEEVANT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,939.03 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,938.70 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAGLIA, PATRICIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,938.20 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, BRANDON J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,938.06 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,937.92 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, ROBERT C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,937.75 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System