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 LONGO, TURMALINA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,243.13 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, BRADY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,243.13 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAXENBERG, FREDERICK R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,243.13 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GLEN A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,242.77 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ANGIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,242.13 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, DOUGLAS B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,242.12 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASI, JOHN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,241.82 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,241.71 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS W, SR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $80,241.45 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATARA, BRADFORD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,241.37 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIERI, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $80,241.28 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $80,241.22 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KRISTEN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $80,240.96 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $80,240.83 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, TODD C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,240.83 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, TAMMY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $80,240.47 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSMAN, MARK P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,240.42 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CATHARINE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,240.42 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTO, MICHAEL A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,240.16 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTZ, ROSEMARIE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,238.27 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JANETTE T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,238.10 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEROY Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $80,238.08 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, DOUGLAS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,238.08 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOCK, SHAWN N Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $80,237.76 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LOURDES A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,237.62 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, JOANNE D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,236.18 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,236.18 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, JEWREL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,236.00 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDRO, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,235.74 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,235.69 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREFT, HOWARD K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,235.10 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALSTON, BRUCE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $80,235.07 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, PAULA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $80,234.81 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, MARLENE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $80,234.80 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, DEL J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $80,234.48 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIVARNIK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,234.41 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PRIMADONNA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,234.12 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWIG, STEPHEN M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,233.67 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDIN, KYLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,233.60 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROTKO, FRANK J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $80,233.27 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMOWSKI, RICHARD Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,233.14 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, EFRAT SCHARF Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,232.80 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ELLIOT E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,232.38 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, RICHARD J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,232.07 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENCER, DAVID N Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,231.75 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, LITA K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $80,231.12 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSUK, COLLEEN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,230.11 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JANE T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,229.74 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLATZ, GREG P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,229.59 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, GEORGE G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $80,229.50 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODRIFF, GENEVIEVE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,229.45 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTOO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,229.05 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOW, NOELLE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $80,228.90 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, ROBERT J Employer name Greene County Amount $80,228.72 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSPOOR, GLENN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,228.05 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, DAVID J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $80,227.82 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-BROWN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,227.22 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MEDICO, JACK V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,226.20 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAT, CATHY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $80,226.04 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, JOSEPH M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $80,225.96 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHOLL, KATELYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,225.73 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MICHAEL P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,224.76 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ELWIN D Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $80,224.62 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARBARO, LEONA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $80,224.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLO, MARK A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,223.92 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIN, SALVADOR D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,223.91 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, KEVIN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,223.56 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YILMAZ, TIMUR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,223.48 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASTRO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $80,223.36 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBOLY, LISA A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $80,223.20 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,222.92 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORRAINE, STEVEN M Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $80,222.40 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBLING, ANN E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $80,222.33 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDA, MARK S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,221.19 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, VANESSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,221.16 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,220.98 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, AMEENAH Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,220.78 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITNER, BRIAN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,219.89 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, EDWARD C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,219.80 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, PATRICIA ANN NATALIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,219.53 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHLER, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,218.85 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GRETA C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $80,218.74 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, RITA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,218.74 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KRISTIN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,218.08 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, HECTOR J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,217.74 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,217.54 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, LAUREN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,217.54 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,217.54 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MING BUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,217.54 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUESTRO, DANILO J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,217.54 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLMAN, TINA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,217.54 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, LILLIAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,217.54 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, CHARLES A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,217.54 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDIGAN, GARY T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $80,216.51 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEPER, RAMONA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,216.44 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,216.32 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTAD, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,216.24 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, TIFFANY S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,216.16 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCAMPO, LOUIS A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,216.10 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVEK, CHRISTINA J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,216.02 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System