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 SKIBINSKI, JOSHUA K Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,225.24 Date 09/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, RICHARD B Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,225.07 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURNOYER, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,224.89 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPLE, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,224.89 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOU, DEMETRIS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,224.82 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARGIE L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $81,224.58 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, PAUL W Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $81,224.52 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,224.51 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, PAUL J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $81,224.42 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,224.03 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, FRANK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,223.71 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, MATTHEW L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $81,223.28 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBET, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $81,223.13 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBST, LAURIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,222.96 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID B Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,222.43 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $81,222.40 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JAMES F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $81,222.38 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LANSFORD Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $81,222.32 Date 11/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIER, FRANCIS L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,222.28 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, KARL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,221.40 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KEVIN T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,221.15 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, ROBERT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,221.14 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARCOS L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $81,220.44 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, JOHN A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,220.01 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RENEE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,219.86 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARSHA L Employer name Education Department Amount $81,219.56 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERNESTO A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,219.51 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, MURIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,219.41 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIDO, LUIS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,218.50 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PAUL N, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,218.35 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSER, THERESA C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,217.49 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE R Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $81,217.48 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,217.40 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $81,217.32 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDE, ANTHONY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,217.10 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KELLY, JAMES F Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $81,216.93 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,216.77 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEVIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,216.06 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKKEN, EDWARD R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $81,216.06 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, DAVID Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,215.94 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, LAURA F Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $81,215.86 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, ROBERT G Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,215.54 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROSALIE S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,215.50 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, FREDERICK P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,215.48 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGG, BUDD W Employer name Cortland County Amount $81,215.42 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, RODNEY L, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,214.62 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $81,214.27 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,214.08 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KERI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,213.70 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GREGORY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,213.60 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,213.42 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DAVID E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,213.32 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEYFITS, AMY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $81,213.24 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, DIANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIRE, MARIETHONY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DIANE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, EILEEN MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, NANCY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,213.00 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, HOLLIS H, JR Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $81,212.60 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, RICKY M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,212.60 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSETTI, JUDITHANN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $81,212.30 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENTETTE, MARK D Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $81,212.25 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARROW, CHARLES W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,212.20 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENISON, RICHARD B Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,212.18 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JONATHAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,212.18 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJ, WILLIAM H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,212.09 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,211.98 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDER, ERIC G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,211.96 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOHN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,211.86 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDANZA, JEANETTE G Employer name Putnam County Amount $81,211.78 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, ALBERT J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,211.68 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAK, JOHN A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,211.32 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $81,211.15 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYRHOFER, CAROLINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,210.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, PILAR M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,210.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ELENA V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $81,210.60 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSADO, CHRIS T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,210.48 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, JOSEPH R Employer name Cortland County Amount $81,210.14 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DAYNA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,209.96 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,209.79 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WILLIAM R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,209.72 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, URSULA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,208.65 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGUS, JOSEPH F Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $81,208.16 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERON, DALE F Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,208.14 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, CARLINE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,207.69 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WENDY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,207.40 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TONY L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,207.35 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASARAKIS, NICOLE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,206.78 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHARLIE, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,206.69 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABIEW, ALAN Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,205.99 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,205.86 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $81,205.02 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, URIEL T. Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $81,204.68 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, KRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,204.14 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, FRANK J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,203.50 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LINDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,203.46 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,202.88 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, CORY J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,202.25 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGERSON, COLETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,202.14 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System