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 CROGAN, KAREN Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $80,862.88 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKA, KAYLA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,862.30 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,861.97 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,861.04 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, JEFFREY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,860.95 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER WERFF, LEBERTUS Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,860.19 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL P, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,860.19 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC D Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,860.11 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIGFRED, KELLY M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $80,859.67 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, HERBERT C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,859.27 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DELANO W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,859.13 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBANO, ALEXANDER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,859.09 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBY, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,858.83 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFTIC, BERNARD SCOTT Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,858.68 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHM, JOHN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,858.65 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSTON, RORY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,857.85 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, RONALD L Employer name Albany County Amount $80,857.46 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ RIVERA, MADELEINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,857.00 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, THEODORE F Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,857.00 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBEE-AURELIEN, PATRICIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,856.80 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ROHAN A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,856.77 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, JOHN J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,856.41 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARTIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,856.07 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, GREGORY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,856.01 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKENOVICH, ALEXANDRA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,855.83 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENO, DEBORAH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,855.36 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, STEVEN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,855.32 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIPIETRO, JOSEPH A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PATRICIA J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $80,854.67 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FELICIA F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESI, LISA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROLLO, JODI L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JIAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, NIURKA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,854.67 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, ARTHUR J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $80,854.57 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZILIANO, NICKY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,853.26 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGLEY, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,853.07 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, THOMAS W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,852.80 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEMI, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,852.53 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, WYATT I Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $80,852.20 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $80,851.88 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $80,851.49 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, ADAM E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,850.23 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, JOANNE D Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,850.00 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, ASHLEY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,849.99 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LAWRENCE E Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $80,849.93 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, BRIAN P Employer name City of Troy Amount $80,849.90 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJCHEL, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,849.54 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ROSEMARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,848.94 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-BOATSWAIN, ANNETTE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $80,848.89 Date 01/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANO, STEVEN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,848.60 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLITTO, VINCENT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,848.42 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,847.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERGER, MAUREEN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,847.26 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $80,847.13 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, ELVA H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,846.82 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREN, DONALD R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,846.58 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, STEVEN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,846.41 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LUZ E Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,846.03 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EILEEN M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $80,845.81 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFORT, KATHLEEN H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,845.69 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Orange County Amount $80,845.50 Date 07/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSAYANDE, EGBERANMWEN SHEILA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,845.38 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINICK, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,845.35 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, STEPHEN J Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $80,845.11 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FARCONERIS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,845.04 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, GARMEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,844.59 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROWSKI, SCOTT B Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $80,843.91 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, NANCY K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $80,842.87 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, JANET R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,842.81 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, MICHAEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,842.75 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBER, SHARON M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,842.72 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VICTOR S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,842.71 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSS, KATHRYN J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,842.71 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALE, FRANK P Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,842.71 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, SARAH E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,842.71 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILOT, MARIE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,842.38 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITTE, DENNIS W Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $80,842.23 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, LAWRENCE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,842.20 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUS-SABUR, SALEEM Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,841.65 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,841.31 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $80,841.20 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEOD, ROBIN L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,841.07 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $80,840.10 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LONNIE, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $80,839.62 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, KARLA Z, MS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,839.50 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRODY, CAROL A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,839.36 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,839.26 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID D Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $80,838.79 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAFFER-O'DELL, LINDA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,838.47 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLAM, NATHAN S Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $80,837.83 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HORACE, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,837.82 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONK, DUANE R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,837.31 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, KATHLEEN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,837.29 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSGROVE, THERESA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,837.02 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRIANA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,836.98 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $80,836.52 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JARET L Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,836.29 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System