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 NOEL, COLLINS C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,472.91 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, BRADLEY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,472.59 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDDIE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $82,472.59 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HEATHER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,472.46 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYER, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,472.22 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, GLADYS Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,472.03 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYDOVICH, MIKHAIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,472.00 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RUFINO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,472.00 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, RAYMOND A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,472.00 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, SHAWNE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,471.95 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFENBEIN, JOSEF P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,471.73 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, RICHARD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,471.68 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCELIN, RALPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,471.27 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORK, CHARLES V Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,471.22 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES E, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,470.44 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROBERT Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,470.01 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,469.73 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRON, DARREN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,469.10 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TERRY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,469.03 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, SUSAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,469.00 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGDOVITZ, JOHN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $82,468.77 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CATHY E Employer name Orange County Amount $82,468.34 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $82,467.98 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, GERARD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,466.11 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, ROBERT Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $82,465.93 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, RICHARD H Employer name Erie County Amount $82,465.23 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DAVID P Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $82,465.17 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $82,464.80 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, VALERIE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $82,464.64 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,464.39 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, MARK E Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $82,464.23 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL-WEIR, LEANDRA Employer name Orange County Amount $82,463.36 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOH, YAA FREMPOMA H Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,463.19 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUTTO, ALAN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,463.18 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, BONNIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,463.01 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, JANET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,463.00 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULCON, VIVIAN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,463.00 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYER, ARIANNE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,462.08 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULEWICZ, DINA M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $82,461.66 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKOL, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,461.65 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEL, SHAWN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,461.63 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNEJI, EMMANUEL C Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,461.50 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, EDWARD, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,460.31 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, VINCENT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,459.89 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, MARTIN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,459.47 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNRIDGE, CECIL L, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,459.06 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, GARY D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,459.04 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $82,458.70 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, RONALD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,458.12 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SEAN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $82,458.05 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFO, PAUL B Employer name City of Batavia Amount $82,457.37 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRILL, JASON R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,457.35 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JAMES A, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,457.20 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, JULIET A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $82,456.57 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMS, SANDRALYN J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,455.16 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, PATRICIA E Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $82,455.00 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICK J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,454.90 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, STEVEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $82,454.22 Date 09/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, JANET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,453.39 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROW, ROSS L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,452.52 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, PHILIP C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,451.85 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNT, ALICE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,451.77 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JAMES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,451.46 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, SHANE C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $82,451.03 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, BONNIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,450.54 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, ROBERT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,450.19 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, KELLY R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,450.18 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL W Employer name Warren County Amount $82,449.83 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUERNHEIM, KEVIN H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,449.76 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, MAGGIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,449.70 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JOHN FITZGERALD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,448.75 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERALDO, MARILYN D Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $82,448.21 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LENA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,447.77 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,447.34 Date 03/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, VALERIE F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $82,446.54 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIECK, ALISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,446.42 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATRINA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,446.19 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CAMILE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,446.11 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, NANCY K Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $82,445.71 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANDRES A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,444.96 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, ASFAK B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,444.96 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMNYI, PAVEL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,444.96 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, A.B.M. S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,444.96 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORWAY, OSCAR P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,444.96 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DOROTHY A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $82,444.88 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONSIRE, DAMIAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,444.80 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DAHLIA B Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $82,444.59 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDENSICK, DANIEL P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,444.44 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, ELIZABETH Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $82,444.31 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,444.11 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAAS, CHARLES F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,444.11 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZAK, JOHN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,443.64 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, BYRON H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,443.50 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, TIMOTHY S, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,443.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, RODNEY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,442.77 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, JILL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,442.73 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDARVIS, MATTEO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,442.24 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, LORI A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,441.83 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JAMES M Employer name City of Rome Amount $82,441.45 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELPLEY, DAVIS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,441.45 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System