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 YONKERS, DEIDRE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,091.14 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CAROLYN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,090.98 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,090.44 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSIE, RONALD A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,090.41 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $81,090.40 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JAMES A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,090.26 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, JAMES W, II Employer name Village of Canton Amount $81,090.08 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILLIAM E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $81,090.08 Date 04/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESON, JOSEPH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,089.06 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADER, HARRY J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $81,088.47 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBRICK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,088.45 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, COREY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,088.28 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANANDAN, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,088.28 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPKOWSKI, CHERYL M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,088.28 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOEDERER, ADRIENNE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,088.08 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTZ, ERIN RIEDEL Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $81,088.02 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZI, CHERRON Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,087.08 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, PIERRE JULES Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $81,085.94 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMRAU, MARTIN E, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,085.60 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $81,084.94 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNATA, JESSICA J Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $81,084.82 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAIFE, DWAYNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,084.67 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ERIC Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $81,084.34 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,084.28 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JONATHAN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,083.87 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, TIMOTHY R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $81,083.83 Date 11/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTARZ, WALTER J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $81,083.80 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,083.80 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHERMEKA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,083.47 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, HELEN Q Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,083.18 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBAUER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $81,082.81 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS-HERNANDEZ, MARIA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,082.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, ANN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,082.04 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, MUNAWAR ALI QURESHI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,081.20 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULE, GREGORY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,080.87 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $81,080.20 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZETLIN, HANNAH B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,080.16 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, JULIO, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $81,079.57 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABIN, ROBERT M Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $81,079.47 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRECO, TAMARA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,079.44 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGLOFF, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,079.42 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUELS NWOGU, JOAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,079.28 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, GREGORY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,079.25 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELVIN, KAREN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,078.77 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MELODY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,078.69 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, SHAWN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,078.46 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,078.12 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDIE, MYLESSIA Employer name Livingston County Amount $81,078.07 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMITI, PETER Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,078.00 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, LORRAINE C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $81,078.00 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMUTI, SUSAN Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $81,078.00 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAZE, BELGE B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,077.78 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAVY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,077.44 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FORT, JUDITH N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $81,077.04 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, NASAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,076.64 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JARED B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,075.78 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOHN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,075.77 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MATTHEW D Employer name Washington County Amount $81,075.74 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,075.52 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLAK, MICHELLE S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,075.47 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,075.21 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTILLO, LOU ANN Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $81,074.91 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTROM, STEVEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,074.72 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, BRENDA D Employer name Orange County Amount $81,074.17 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRINEA, REGINA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,073.72 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBRA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,073.72 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,073.22 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARIO, DAWN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,072.56 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ROSANNE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $81,072.23 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, MATTHEW G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,072.14 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORI, VICTORIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,071.53 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, STANLEY W, III Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,071.51 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, GARY M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,070.80 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERSON, JOANNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,069.83 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VICKI F Employer name Erie County Amount $81,069.77 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMASI, NAJA N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,069.77 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GEORGE R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,069.54 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, WAYNE W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,069.17 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,068.95 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, ALAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,068.82 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,068.71 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KERN R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,068.13 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGON, CAROL G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,068.13 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, PAMELA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,067.99 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVORGNA, JOSH P Employer name Orange County Amount $81,067.98 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMP, DAVID P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $81,067.95 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, PETER E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,066.76 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,066.30 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN-LEGERE, ROCCO A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $81,065.68 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, SUSAN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,064.21 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,063.98 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $81,063.97 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIT, ROSANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,063.97 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABATUNDE, OLANIRAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,063.89 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKIN, ROBERT E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,063.65 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JAMES C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,063.62 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, PAULA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,063.61 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMY, JAMES J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,063.35 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, FRANKLIN T, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,063.19 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EVET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,062.80 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System