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 STACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,558.71 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMMING, CHAD M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,558.50 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, ROBERT C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,558.40 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOFI, MARK J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,558.39 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, PETER F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,558.36 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, CURTIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,558.35 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBY, MICHAEL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,558.09 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, HEATHER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,557.72 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,557.68 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,557.54 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGAYAN, MARIE EDZEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,556.67 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, JOHN J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,556.32 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARK B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,556.28 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMIENTO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $82,556.16 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFORT, CARL R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,556.13 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, ARLA H Employer name Cornell University Amount $82,556.10 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LISA V Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $82,555.77 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,555.68 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBE, WAYNE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,555.61 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, IAN A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $82,554.75 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $82,554.72 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM-SMITH, EDWINA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,553.65 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GEOFFREY R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,553.60 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, JOHNATHAN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $82,553.18 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, FREDERICK C Employer name Orange County Amount $82,552.42 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, KURT R Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,552.39 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, BARRY W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,552.35 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, GARY W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $82,552.19 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSPERGER, MICHAEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,552.08 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGLIANDRO, SHELLY Employer name Education Department Amount $82,551.82 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFIDENT, NADEGE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,551.82 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TODD L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $82,551.50 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, MARK D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,550.48 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT H, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,550.41 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMBACH, GARY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,550.33 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, BETTY J Employer name Education Department Amount $82,550.26 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TAWANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,550.07 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, LAURA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,549.76 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $82,549.52 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, GAVIN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,549.44 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS-REED, CARRIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,548.88 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAHUSHI, SHINDO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,548.34 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, LORI A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,547.26 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $82,545.91 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $82,545.88 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, MATTHEW J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,545.66 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, KARIN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,545.47 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTCOP, WESLEY E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,545.25 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDRAY, JAMES B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,544.83 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DEAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,543.85 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DANA E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $82,543.37 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $82,542.20 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HENRY D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,541.90 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $82,541.89 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,541.78 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOWAY, EMANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,540.77 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWKA, APRIL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,540.49 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARSOCKI, DAVID G Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,539.66 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTOLA, MARGARET A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $82,539.57 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFREY, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,538.55 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHASEL, MICHELE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,538.29 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIETTA, ANTHONY D Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $82,538.13 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,538.01 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELWIG, GREGORY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,537.54 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKOPF, JOHN W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $82,537.21 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NANCY G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,537.08 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONALD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,537.07 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ALLEN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,536.35 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,535.44 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,535.44 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELONEK, BERNARD J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,534.37 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, LISA B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,534.05 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANTONIO W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,533.59 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFINA, CARL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,533.53 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, NICOLE A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $82,532.89 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, STEPHEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,532.39 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, LANCE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,532.39 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JACQUELINE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,532.32 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARRON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,531.80 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOCIEJ, LORENE S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,531.33 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKIEWICZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,531.11 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, MORGAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,531.10 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKLAR, ANITA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,531.02 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCROSS, ERIC P Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,530.72 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, VINCENT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,530.33 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZWIL, CORRINE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $82,530.00 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STIO, MARK Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $82,529.84 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, RICHARD A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,529.72 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TER BUSH, KENNETH M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $82,529.70 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMANN, SCOTT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,529.44 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVE, EDWARD H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $82,529.22 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOIS, JOHN G Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $82,529.17 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGER, DANIEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,528.95 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELBASA, ANDREA J Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $82,528.65 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,528.53 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIWANAG, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,527.84 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $82,527.81 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,526.93 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,526.70 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFFRAAT, ARNOLD T Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $82,526.65 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System