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 OHAKWE, RAYMOND C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,812.68 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MARTIN D Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,812.08 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WILLIE, JR Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,811.41 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAROLD L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,811.18 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KEVIN R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $80,810.42 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, WILLIAM H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,809.81 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHARIK-LAPORTA, BARBARA A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $80,809.44 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JOEL E Employer name Town of Salina Amount $80,809.33 Date 11/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, EDUARDO A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,808.77 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JOHN P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,808.56 Date 09/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLO, SANDRA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,808.00 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,807.79 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,807.35 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLEDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $80,807.17 Date 12/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, SARAH C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,806.22 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JONATHAN B, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,806.20 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, FRANK D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,806.14 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, GAIL Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,805.97 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKEL, THOMAS L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,805.29 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULYSSE, MONIQUE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,805.18 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, THOMAS G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $80,804.98 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, KAREN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,804.95 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERT, DWAYNE M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $80,804.77 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERGINA, AILEEN FELICE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,804.68 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, JONATHAN W Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $80,804.54 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, MARION M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,804.33 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JENNIFER N Employer name Erie County Amount $80,803.45 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, PATRICIA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,803.37 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARK E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,803.22 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMRHEIN, WILLIAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,803.15 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEFFREY E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,803.10 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,803.02 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARACINO, EMANUELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,802.73 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, TOMAS Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $80,802.69 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUND-GOHR, JOANNE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,802.15 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,802.07 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,801.97 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GLENN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,801.87 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,801.68 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, LESLIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,801.64 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, CRAIG T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,801.31 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $80,801.30 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,801.20 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN A, II Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $80,800.71 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $80,800.20 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, JOHN D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,799.00 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLEN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,797.94 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, MARTIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,797.57 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-PETRESCU, LIORA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,797.53 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERER, SHIRLEY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,797.17 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, DANIEL T Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,797.10 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VICTORIA R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $80,796.71 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONO, CAROL C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,796.29 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GLEN D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $80,795.76 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZ, MAYA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $80,795.17 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,794.79 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, BRUCE M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,794.40 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,794.38 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, LOURDES B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,794.10 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JASON M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $80,793.50 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINOLFI, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,793.21 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BRENDA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,791.80 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, PATRICIA K Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $80,791.54 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANTZ, JOSHUA J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,791.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, VICTOR V Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $80,791.35 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGGIA, PETER A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,791.19 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADKHAN, NAAZ R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,791.10 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, PATRICK K Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $80,790.82 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, GREGORY Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $80,790.17 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICKINGER, KURT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,789.65 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHAK, BONNIE M BOWERS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $80,789.64 Date 06/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULIO, JAMES A Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $80,789.57 Date 07/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANNI, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $80,789.34 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, REILLY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,789.10 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, PENNY L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $80,788.95 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,788.94 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, RANDY M Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $80,788.44 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, JOSEPH C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,788.34 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABON, JAMES M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $80,788.23 Date 02/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JAGER, EDWIN J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,786.80 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, CHARLES M Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,786.63 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKBEE, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,786.42 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Oswego County Amount $80,786.14 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JASON T Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,785.68 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,785.40 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, LINDA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,784.66 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIA, ALKA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RONALD Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERN, THOMAS R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKES, MARLEE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, CARL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDLER, HELENE P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,784.47 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ROBERT E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,784.25 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JENNIFER S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,784.18 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHERINE N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,783.98 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KEVIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,783.48 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,783.15 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYERSON, ANGELINA N Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,782.86 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,782.41 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLUM, MARYAM Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,781.68 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System