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 SULLIVAN, TARA E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $82,100.38 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, NEAL I, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,100.07 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KENNETH D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,100.06 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, PATRICK F Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $82,099.45 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, EMILY K Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $82,098.87 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, WALTER E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,097.93 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, BRENDA Employer name Education Department Amount $82,097.77 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MELISSA B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,097.75 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-LAGUERRE, GERTHA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,097.58 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMEZI, MICHAEL C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,096.58 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, THOMAS E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $82,095.55 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOR, DOUGLAS O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,095.47 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLI, ROBERT J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,095.37 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,095.02 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATRAS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,094.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, WILLIAM R, II Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,094.50 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $82,093.05 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHLMEYER, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,092.65 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHTINEN, IRENE H Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $82,092.27 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, STEVEN Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $82,092.14 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELLEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,091.74 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KENNETH E Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $82,090.32 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZING, STEVEN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,090.26 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPONT, BRIAN P Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,090.20 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JANET Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,090.15 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GERARD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,089.89 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOAVE, ANGELO A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $82,089.38 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, ROBERT J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $82,089.33 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSOM, JASON J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,088.87 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $82,088.31 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, ERIC M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $82,088.05 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, RONALD J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $82,087.82 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, BENONI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,086.96 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, GARY Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $82,086.69 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DANIEL H Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,085.85 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $82,085.60 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, ROBERT Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $82,085.57 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL K Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $82,085.49 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ERIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,085.11 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCRINK, DIANE R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,084.55 Date 02/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, THOMAS J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,083.85 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIX-FIELDS, LORRAINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,083.68 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJNAK, JUSTIN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $82,083.59 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELLERS, DONALD J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,083.36 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,082.91 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, TIESHA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,082.73 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPANTI, NICHOLAS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,082.50 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TROY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,082.43 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,082.09 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, RENE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,082.02 Date 12/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, CHARLES C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,082.00 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, ROBERT F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,082.00 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LORRAINE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,081.75 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, BRIAN R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $82,081.62 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, JOHN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,081.53 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALARICO, LUCINDA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,081.26 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMINSKI, DEANA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,081.16 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZZINA, ANTOINETTE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $82,080.96 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHEY, THOMAS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,080.77 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, LUIS R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,080.24 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-NELSON, HYSYET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,080.16 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BLESSY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,079.95 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESY, JONATHAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,079.68 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, STEVEN S Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $82,079.52 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,079.51 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KENNETH L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,079.24 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIESSEN, BRIGITTE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,078.45 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, AMY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,078.23 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ASM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,078.18 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, COREY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $82,078.17 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEFE, PAULA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,077.86 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,077.46 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, DAVID W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,077.37 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, BRUCE R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $82,077.32 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, STEPHEN Employer name Village of Newark Amount $82,077.17 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAGOSTINO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $82,076.96 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,076.55 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSACHOOK, WILLIAM J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,076.52 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,076.22 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKOWSKA, MONIKA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,076.00 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, ARLEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,075.88 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LESLIE A Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $82,075.16 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABEI, FRANK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $82,074.51 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, MARY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $82,073.26 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, FRANK L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,072.61 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $82,072.09 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JORGE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $82,071.95 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, MICHAEL S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $82,071.53 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, WAYNE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $82,071.53 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Putnam County Amount $82,071.51 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOHN Employer name Cortland County Amount $82,071.48 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGE, BARBARA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,071.23 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAO, HSIANG WEN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,071.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, CASSANDRA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,070.38 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,069.46 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORTH, LINDA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $82,069.24 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,068.92 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, NADINE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,068.45 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNIK, PETER M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,068.21 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, BABU Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,068.15 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System