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 GELDERMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,062.28 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, STEVEN W Employer name Greene County Amount $81,062.19 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, RONALD Employer name Holbrook Fire District Amount $81,061.60 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, AUDREY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,061.49 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SANDRA C, MS Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $81,061.24 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JOHN P Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $81,061.15 Date 02/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESANOVICH, JOHN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $81,060.46 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ERIC Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,060.46 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGHKIRK, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,060.09 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHEWANDA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,059.53 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, KIMBERLEY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $81,058.54 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARTHA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,058.38 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNICA, VINCENT M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,058.38 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTER, BECKY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,058.36 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBAY, ADAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,058.31 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,057.98 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SEDLEY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,057.76 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $81,057.55 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONO, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,057.15 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDELL, ANNE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,056.70 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,056.54 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE-FEDE, SHERLY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,056.47 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, RACHEL E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,056.44 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, SOOJA Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,056.20 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELL, FRANK G P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,056.18 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $81,056.13 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRISKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $81,055.60 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ROY H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,055.51 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACH, CAROL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,054.22 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TYNISE Y Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,053.96 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, REBECCA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,053.48 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, GARY N Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $81,053.44 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Orange County Amount $81,052.36 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESSICH, MARYANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $81,051.61 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $81,051.54 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CRAIG Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $81,050.75 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LISA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,050.46 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROBERT E Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,050.28 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, AUDIE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,050.22 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $81,049.64 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUCHLER, BENJAMIN D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,049.39 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLO, WILLIAM I Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,048.24 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $81,048.24 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AIMEE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,048.09 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, DARLENE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,048.03 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, LAURIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,047.96 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, ANGELO S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,047.14 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LOGAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,047.03 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINGLE, MARGAUX J Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,047.00 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,046.96 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,046.79 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, GEORGE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,046.64 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORILE, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $81,046.28 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSCHER, RANDI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,046.18 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-MC INDOO, YVETTE V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,045.68 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ALICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,044.80 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWAY, BRIAN C, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,044.76 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, STEVEN M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,044.58 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, ALICE L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,044.29 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARK H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $81,044.00 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBACKOFF, PAULA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHARLES M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JIGI K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBIN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGENES, LINDA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,043.75 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICK, JENNY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,043.75 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARY R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,043.75 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDALLA, HERBIE BRYAN M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, DIANE F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODZIAK, ANDREA P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTO, ELAINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 04/30/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBA, REGINA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ALMA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, JANIS F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,043.75 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-LOFFLER, CRYSTAL M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $81,043.62 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMA, PETER A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,043.60 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,043.60 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMANN, EDWARD H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,043.50 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, CHOI Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,043.04 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,043.04 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTKA, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,043.04 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMKUS, SCOTT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,043.04 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIERLY, EDWARD K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,043.04 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,043.04 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JILL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,043.04 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSI, CLARA B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $81,043.04 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, TODD D Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $81,043.04 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,043.04 Date 08/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNIS, LORNA Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KRISTA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEO, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARIA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFRAN, DAVID E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSEN, NICOLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,043.04 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CATHY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATELLI, AARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PAUL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHANDAN, CHONJI R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINICCHIA, PATRICIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System