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 RIQUIER, RONALD J Employer name Broome County Amount $80,013.03 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBLOCK, ROBERT H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $80,012.79 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,012.58 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREEDY, JOHN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,012.58 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,012.58 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCOCO, GLEN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,012.58 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,012.58 Date 11/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MARTIN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $80,012.52 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, AMY K Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $80,012.42 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DARREN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,012.31 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, JAMES G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,011.80 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Ida Amount $80,011.77 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KELLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,011.58 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GREGORIO Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,011.30 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETCHISON, TODD W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,011.05 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASINO, JANET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,011.05 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, RANDI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,011.04 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARTEY, JOAKIM N Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $80,011.00 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHITE, PATRICIA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,010.28 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, LISA L Employer name Education Department Amount $80,010.19 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECSEDI, RENEE A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,010.19 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MERI-BETH Employer name Education Department Amount $80,010.19 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,010.01 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,008.40 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZBERG, RANDY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,008.09 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYRKO, DIETER W Employer name Seneca County Amount $80,007.97 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, DAVID F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $80,007.90 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERLINGHOFF, JANET M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,007.79 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,007.45 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, VALERIE B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,006.94 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOY, WENDY G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,006.92 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBL, JEFFREY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,006.22 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DARCEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,006.20 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GERALDINE Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $80,006.12 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, TODD A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,005.57 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DONALD C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $80,005.38 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERENBERG, MICHAEL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,004.98 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, DIANE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $80,004.95 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $80,004.74 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, RANDALL R Employer name Erie County Amount $80,003.96 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIEC, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,003.82 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIN, JILL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,003.70 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELSON, GUSTAVE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,003.05 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,002.89 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, HOLLY L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,002.11 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,002.00 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NARDO, AMY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPLANTIS, BARBARA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, JEREMY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, MUJINGA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, TRISHA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBILLA, NANCY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, TANYA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVINE, DONALD T Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.92 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, DARREN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.91 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, JON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.88 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLE, KENNETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.84 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, MICHELE R, MRS Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.83 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.83 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, J THOMAS Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.80 Date 07/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLIVAN, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,001.80 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, HOWARD L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,001.12 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZSCHMAR, WARREN C Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $80,000.22 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANGELA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,000.05 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,999.96 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, MARVIN H Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWNIA, EVAN R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $79,999.92 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, EUGENIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,999.92 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, GAIL M Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $79,999.92 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARAMIS, STEPHEN N Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $79,999.92 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRERO, WILSON A Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,999.91 Date 02/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LESTER F Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $79,999.80 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, VIKING B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,999.64 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARIO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,999.44 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, LOUIS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,999.40 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVENOT, JEAN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,999.31 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATVEYENKO, ALEKSANDR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,999.20 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, CRAIG P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,998.92 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLUCK, LISA Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $79,998.83 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LEONARD H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,998.67 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, JENNIFER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $79,997.52 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKOCY, NANCY S Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $79,997.46 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA-JAMES, MEGAN M Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $79,997.09 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLEY, MARGARET F Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $79,996.99 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLER, PAUL M, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,995.98 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MARY ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,995.95 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBILO, LE ANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,995.90 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, KAREN L Employer name Warren County Amount $79,995.85 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, JASON A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,995.06 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFERAGIC, SERIF Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,994.79 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, GEORGE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,994.60 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RICHARD P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $79,994.05 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, NICOLE S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,993.96 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,993.71 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,993.12 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,992.94 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHAR, KANIKA K Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $79,992.34 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERNOFF, ANDREA D Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $79,991.68 Date 08/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System