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 POWERS, PATRICIA D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $81,129.35 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIRAND, RYAN S Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $81,128.78 Date 10/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOACHAMIN, MIGUEL A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,127.44 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETHICKER, JOHN C Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $81,127.10 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIKLINSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,126.62 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, WILLIAM A Employer name Erie County Amount $81,126.41 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOCHESSY, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,126.13 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, RUSSELL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,126.06 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, JEAN F, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,125.20 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLON, CHARLES M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,125.08 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTASKI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,124.97 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,124.97 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, BRIAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,124.60 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLAK, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,123.97 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUPER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Chemung County Amount $81,123.39 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,123.33 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENES, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,123.26 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, CARMEN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,122.77 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,122.13 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNER, DANNY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $81,121.79 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,121.35 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELOTTI, MARIAN Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $81,120.00 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBHOLZ, PAUL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $81,119.70 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, ANDREA I Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,119.48 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $81,119.48 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, SUSAN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,119.48 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, KEITH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,119.31 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZUMATO, JAMES V Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,119.18 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERHARDT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,119.07 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARK S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $81,118.74 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPOUTSOS, DEMITRIOS Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $81,118.48 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENESE, JOSEPH M Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $81,118.08 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ERIC W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,117.67 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDE, MAUREEN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $81,117.66 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CALVIN J, III Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $81,117.47 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELITON, ASHLEY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,117.14 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,116.56 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARON L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $81,116.55 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELER, MARK E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,116.45 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,116.32 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, CAROL ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,116.28 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, DARREN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,116.07 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,115.95 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SHANEE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,115.80 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEN, EUNICIA U Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,115.79 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAUSSENA, LOUIS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,115.64 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHTEYNGART, ANNA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,115.51 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMZER, PHILIP E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,115.41 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,115.26 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERHUNE, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $81,114.75 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,113.67 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, FRANCIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,113.52 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DAVID J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,112.60 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, NANCY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $81,112.55 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKLAND, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $81,112.42 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, KATHLEEN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,112.18 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, WILLIAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,111.95 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JOHN C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $81,110.60 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SUSAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,109.65 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, GREGORY K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,109.57 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MONIQUE D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,109.31 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, ROY G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,107.71 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,107.61 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,106.86 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, ROBERT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,106.61 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, JOSHUA N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,106.55 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERF, EILEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $81,105.94 Date 11/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, KEITH R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,105.90 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RENEE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,105.37 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHARLIE, JR Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $81,104.45 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURRETT, BOBBY G, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,104.15 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, CARLOS J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,103.59 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, FRANK S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,103.45 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ANDREW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,101.00 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DARRELL D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $81,100.31 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURISSEAU-COOK, URANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,100.25 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KELLY W Employer name Albany County Amount $81,099.75 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTMAN, RUSSELL R Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $81,099.41 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICKY G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $81,099.24 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSAW, SARA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $81,098.53 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, LARRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,098.41 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, SHEILA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $81,098.17 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WALTER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,097.52 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $81,097.48 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, GLORIA I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,097.48 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOHN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,096.37 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, ROBERT B Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $81,095.64 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, REBECCA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,095.32 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, SCOTT L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,095.04 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYCHMAN, VITALY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $81,094.93 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DENNIS C Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $81,094.81 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LINDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $81,094.75 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, HEATHER L Employer name Orange County Amount $81,094.67 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERRIKER, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,093.91 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, EDWARD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,093.60 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,092.57 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIAN, JOHN V Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,092.52 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, STEVEN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,092.35 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARINO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,092.29 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL H Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $81,091.80 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System