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 NYARKO, ROLAND E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,750.84 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHETT, WANDA L Employer name Putnam County Amount $82,750.72 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JAMES H Employer name Village of Depew Amount $82,750.05 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAMES M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,749.75 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,748.93 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,748.50 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINARD, CLARK R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,748.22 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANSON, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,747.18 Date 12/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, BRAD E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,746.81 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RYAN M Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $82,746.55 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, MATTHEW R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,745.76 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, CHARLES P Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,745.74 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMAGIN, ALEXEY J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $82,745.03 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, JASON E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,744.89 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $82,744.61 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURDIK, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,744.58 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEP, RONALD D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,744.51 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, DAVID E Employer name Education Department Amount $82,743.44 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SON, ELAINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $82,742.83 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, JAMIE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,742.43 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, JOE D Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $82,742.26 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCLEROAD, TERRY M Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $82,741.67 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THERESA M Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $82,740.98 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, MIRIA P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,739.89 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, ANNE MARIE Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $82,739.67 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PHYLLIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,739.56 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FEE, RYAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,739.46 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GARY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,739.37 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZLER, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,739.05 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ERP, BRANDY N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,739.04 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREOSTATICO, MARYANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,738.87 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, STEPHEN A, II Employer name Jefferson County Amount $82,738.50 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, ERIC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,738.40 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KRISTA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,738.03 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, CHUCK Z Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $82,738.03 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZYMURA, KATARZYNA J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,737.46 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $82,737.25 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,736.88 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, LLOYD M Employer name Genesee County Amount $82,736.78 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDERSON, PATRICK C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,736.64 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, BRIAN S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,736.35 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,736.10 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,735.90 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,735.87 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O GRADY, KEVIN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,735.81 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, ANNIE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,735.74 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AFEE, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $82,735.50 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL BASSO, AMY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,735.49 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHOWITZ, EMILY S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $82,735.41 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSARA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,735.22 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JOHN L , JR Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $82,734.48 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEYAK, LISA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,734.26 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,734.25 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINKSTON, LYNN Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $82,733.70 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DONALD E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,733.43 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAARBAFAN, NICK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,733.43 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $82,733.43 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEHLOW, RICHARD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,733.43 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTONE, DIANE M Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $82,732.74 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, MICHAEL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,732.61 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $82,731.80 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, ALINE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $82,731.41 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREW-BYRNE, SHARON B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODY, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, GUNTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZEMCHAK, VIRGINIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDEN, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, NANCY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,730.70 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, KEVIN B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,730.51 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUIG, SEAN P Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $82,730.24 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, ROCCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,730.21 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, JODY W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $82,730.09 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARRON, ROSEMARY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,730.01 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, CRAIG M Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,729.74 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SUSAN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,729.51 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUS, LYDIA V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,729.40 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLERSCHMIDT, DONNA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,729.40 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, COLLEEN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,729.40 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIMBERLEE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,729.40 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, CLAUDE G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,729.34 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O NEILL, COLLEEN Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $82,728.56 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUISIO, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,727.12 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, HYACINTH I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,726.66 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARBI-AGGREY, AGNES G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,726.02 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NANCY JO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,725.90 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHURCH, MARY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,725.64 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, THERESA P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $82,725.19 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEL, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,725.02 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO-MANSIBANG, NOEMI P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,724.97 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, CARLENE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,724.49 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $82,723.90 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMILIO, NICHOLAS E Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,723.68 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, DANIEL R Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $82,723.38 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,723.00 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, SHYAM B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $82,722.96 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,722.66 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System