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 NGUYEN, PETER T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,576.61 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LODER, SARAH K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $80,576.55 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, MARION D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,576.55 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AUBREY C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,576.52 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, KEVIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,576.46 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSAKER, ROSEMARIE V Employer name Orange County Amount $80,576.23 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLF, DEBRA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $80,576.00 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $80,575.56 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOWSKI, RICHARD E Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $80,575.32 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, BRIAN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $80,574.89 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,574.71 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, LORRAINE E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,574.50 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,574.43 Date 01/04/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, EDMUND W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,574.37 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LOUIS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,574.27 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, GARY B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $80,574.10 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, PARAG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,574.00 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINDAMO, MICHAEL Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,573.70 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCUK, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,572.98 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVERAGAS, CHARLES E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $80,572.65 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JOSEPH D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $80,572.65 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, SEAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,572.65 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCANTALUPO, JOHN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,572.58 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARNO, PAUL C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $80,572.50 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBEE, MICHELE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,572.44 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, THERESA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,572.44 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOCCO, NINFA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $80,571.17 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, EDWARD L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,570.79 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, MELISSA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,570.79 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOACCHINO, MICHAEL L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,570.54 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISILLI, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,570.41 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIALDO, SCOTT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,570.04 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHN E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $80,570.01 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITZEL, STEPHEN C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $80,569.65 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ANTHONY L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $80,569.63 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MIRIAM L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $80,569.54 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LON M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,569.37 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,569.18 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, STEPHANIE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,569.18 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, BRIAN A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,568.80 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CUQUITA Employer name Education Department Amount $80,568.80 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, KELLY Employer name Orange County Amount $80,568.65 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIN, SCOTT Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,568.61 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,568.45 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDLACK, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $80,568.44 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCZAK, CATHERINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $80,568.34 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MANDY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,568.09 Date 06/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BRANDON E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,567.39 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,567.16 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANEY-LEVENSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,566.65 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, VICKIE L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $80,566.47 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALTO, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,566.31 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,566.24 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACCOMANDATO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,566.15 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, JASON M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,565.55 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, AMANDA C Employer name Delaware County Amount $80,565.21 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $80,565.14 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JASMINE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,564.86 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,564.86 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFINO, LOUIS A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,564.46 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, LUMISHER A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,564.23 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, GEORGE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,563.56 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, KEVIN B Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $80,563.34 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOSEPH L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,563.17 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,563.11 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLARISE D Employer name Orange County Amount $80,563.02 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, WANDA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,562.53 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLO, CHUKS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,562.27 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, ANDREA R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $80,562.11 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, GARY S Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $80,562.08 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHECKLEY, ALFRED B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $80,561.98 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSDALE, SCOTT W Employer name Orange County Amount $80,561.65 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEST, JENNIFER S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,560.99 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $80,560.24 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IDERA, AFIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,560.07 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODLOW, YVETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,559.68 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, TARA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,558.50 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFEE, ANANTA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $80,558.48 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSE, JOYCE K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,558.46 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, EBONY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,558.41 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHBEIN, MEREDITH J Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $80,558.39 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEE, SHARON A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,558.11 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, THEODORE G, II Employer name City of Watertown Amount $80,558.02 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONYEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,557.46 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,557.31 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, JASPER L Employer name Albany County Amount $80,556.78 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,556.06 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARILYN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,555.78 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SYLVIA E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,555.69 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, DOUGLAS G Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $80,555.51 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANNETTE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,555.19 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, JAMES M Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $80,555.00 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, MICHELE Employer name Franklin County Amount $80,554.76 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KYLE M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $80,554.76 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, DANIEL E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,554.65 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,554.51 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKAY, IHARSA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,554.39 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, MARGARET N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,554.37 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, JASON E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $80,553.65 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, GARY L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $80,553.55 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System