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 LA FAVE, RICKY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,722.23 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, REGINALD D Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $82,721.80 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,721.74 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $82,721.08 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINO, GARY J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,721.04 Date 06/23/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, CHERYL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,720.64 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, SCOTT G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,720.55 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESPEDES, SEYMOUR M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $82,720.30 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, CRAIG Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,720.28 Date 07/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, DANIEL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,720.20 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWKA, HEATH M Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $82,719.26 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, HELENE F Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,719.00 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCENE, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,718.93 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $82,718.52 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS S Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,718.40 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJULU, DEEPA T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,718.22 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIO, JOSEPH, III Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,717.86 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PAULETTE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,717.33 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,716.93 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSIT, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,716.67 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIMANIS, DEBORAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,716.66 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,716.45 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS-HARGROVE, MYRNIA P Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,715.81 Date 06/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSO, LISSETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,714.70 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLENO, GINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,714.70 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUNGUZI, SABA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,714.70 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,714.70 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ERNEST W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,714.00 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, KEITH P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,713.60 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGIER, DONALD F, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,713.58 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRONIRO LEWIS, JAMIE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,713.04 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSTER, CAROL A Employer name Education Department Amount $82,713.02 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,712.93 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,712.88 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFA, ANTHONY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,712.85 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DUDLEY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $82,712.76 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDBETTER, JEFFREY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,712.73 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,712.23 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,712.01 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JON C Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,710.79 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTZEL, ERIC D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,710.74 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, DEIRDRE A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $82,709.94 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, SAMONE R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,709.80 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALA, JOSEPH A Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $82,709.43 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSON, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $82,709.20 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,708.60 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERCHEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,707.92 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRONE, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $82,707.66 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,707.28 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,706.86 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGER, JOHN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,706.22 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, GEORGE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $82,705.97 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, KELLI M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,705.97 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLNY, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $82,705.40 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYCHACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $82,704.66 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, VALETA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,704.24 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $82,704.07 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORIELLO, JOANN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,703.40 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, JEAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,702.60 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARZO, WAYNE V Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $82,702.50 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUNE D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $82,702.41 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVANO, KIM A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $82,702.33 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,702.10 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENIUK, JERZY Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,701.71 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNISI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,701.66 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, ZSUZSANNA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,701.24 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,701.14 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $82,700.48 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWRAJ, REKHA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $82,700.02 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,700.02 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, STEVE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,699.59 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, DONNA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,699.50 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEVEN P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $82,699.06 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ADAM D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,698.82 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPIK, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,698.72 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, ADIJAH S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $82,698.68 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIA, NICHOLAS D Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $82,698.29 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JUDITH M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $82,697.19 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, TROY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,697.05 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANACORE, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,696.94 Date 03/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGREGORIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,695.97 Date 01/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, SHANNON K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,695.79 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, DANIELLE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,695.58 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, PATRICK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,695.20 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SALLY J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $82,695.08 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASSA, PATRICK E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,694.92 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTERNA, CHARLES B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,694.49 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOKHA, JANE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $82,694.44 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BRYAN W Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $82,694.37 Date 07/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, DONALD J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $82,694.24 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSE L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,692.84 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSHUA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $82,692.80 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, MICKEY Z Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,692.48 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DIANNE I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,692.48 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHS, JULIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,692.48 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CHARLES P Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,691.86 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, RUBEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,690.42 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, EZRA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,690.28 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINCHER, ANNETTE T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,690.25 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITROEN, JAMES A, II Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $82,690.05 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System