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 SINGH, YOWALI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,804.37 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEANT, ADAM C Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HELEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSELRING, CYNTHIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTEA, CRISTIAN I Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENKE, JOANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 03/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, MIECZYSLAW Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,804.28 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, PHYLLIS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,804.28 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, CYNTHIA R Employer name Education Department Amount $82,804.28 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDALI, SALIM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,804.28 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, TINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,804.28 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, WILLIAM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,804.28 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MICHAEL C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,804.28 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, THOMAS R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,804.28 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTWICH, RODNI N Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $82,804.25 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $82,804.10 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,804.03 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DANIEL H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,803.64 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCELLO, RONALD J, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $82,803.62 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERITAGE, ALAINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,803.53 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, RALPH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,803.39 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, LINDA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,802.94 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNET, DAVID G Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $82,802.74 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRIAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $82,802.60 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,802.34 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVASSAUR, MARK W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,801.77 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, MATTHEW A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,801.40 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICK J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,800.68 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, LEONARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,800.35 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZZINE, DENISE J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,800.12 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JUDITH A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $82,799.62 Date 10/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,799.45 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, HEYWARD W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,798.87 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,798.71 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, JENNA P Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $82,798.39 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANY, JOHN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,798.06 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, JONATHAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,797.76 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBURGH, TIMOTHY T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,797.17 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SCOTT B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $82,796.93 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, HEATHER A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,796.59 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKAY, EDWARD D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $82,795.83 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTEIN, LEE B Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,795.69 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DIANE O Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,795.69 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, NOAH M Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,795.69 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MATTHEW W Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,795.69 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JOSHUA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,795.69 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SHANNA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,795.62 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JANET L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $82,795.38 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, JOHN M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $82,794.99 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETZEL, JOHN K Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $82,794.83 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, KELLY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,794.79 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILARY, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,794.70 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDUMTHAKADY, JACOB Z Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,794.70 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENBURG, MOLLI M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,794.68 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES K Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $82,793.88 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLY, PETER J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,793.87 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, JAMES H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,793.51 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JAMES H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $82,793.42 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT-THOMAS, DAWN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $82,793.32 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, STEPHEN D, JR Employer name Alden CSD Amount $82,792.52 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLIS, JOHN R Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,792.00 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, RAYMOND, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,792.00 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, FRANK V Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,792.00 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,791.39 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, VINCENT N Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $82,791.30 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOAO, GREGORY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,791.04 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'POLKA, KYLE B Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,791.02 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, DAVID J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $82,790.64 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELINDA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $82,790.52 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIA, MARK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,790.11 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNER, BERNARD C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $82,790.11 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JULIE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,789.59 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SHELDON J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,788.72 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, ERIN R Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $82,788.18 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $82,787.96 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, BARBARA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,787.87 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKOR, ADOLPHUS N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,787.70 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIECHOWIAK, DENNIS M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,787.56 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALFAKIS, DIMITRIOS J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,787.20 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, PAUL J, SR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,785.71 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, WILLIAM A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,785.68 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCEBI, SYLVIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,785.30 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, CHARLENE G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,784.54 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDJIS, DEAN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,784.42 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, JAMES C, JR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $82,784.41 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINA, LISA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,784.05 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, MARK R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,782.90 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADEN, DANIEL R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $82,782.84 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, MICHAEL A, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,782.24 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LUCAS W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,782.14 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCANSON, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,781.95 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $82,781.81 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODROW, ANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,781.38 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, FAYE C Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,780.81 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMRATH, DONALD M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,780.49 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINONDO, MARIA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $82,780.20 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTRON, LISA L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $82,780.20 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, GARY S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $82,779.65 Date 02/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, GLENN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,779.57 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, TODD W Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,779.45 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System