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 BLANEY, MARIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,137.79 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,137.73 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, ZHENG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,136.85 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISS, STEPHEN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,136.66 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHIN, JAMES C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,136.13 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACE, ANTHONY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,135.91 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, MYLES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,134.97 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $79,134.87 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DARRIN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,134.69 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENNIS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,134.45 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAR, KEITH Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,134.01 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,133.92 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICK K Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,132.43 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,132.40 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOT, ANNE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,132.05 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISEL, GAIL Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,131.56 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARTHA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,131.36 Date 06/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,131.08 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, BONNIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $79,130.99 Date 09/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $79,130.98 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ERIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,130.74 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, HILARY B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,130.60 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKLIN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,130.23 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, MARK G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,129.83 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DONNA Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,129.51 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHM, ROBERT T Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $79,129.40 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WINSOME P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,129.13 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHARLENE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,128.80 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LORI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,128.41 Date 11/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIALOWSKI, PETER A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,127.78 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENER, LAURA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,127.55 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JUSTIN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,127.50 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, SHELDON B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,127.46 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, THOMAS E, II Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,127.10 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANHEIM, BRANDON S Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $79,126.86 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RUSSELL A, SR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,126.69 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,126.60 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $79,126.58 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, TRACY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,126.32 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-GERVAIS, KATHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,125.80 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARK C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,125.18 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Livingston County Amount $79,125.15 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, GEORGE F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,124.83 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SCOTT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,124.21 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLING, PAUL W Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,123.93 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, GLENN W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,123.40 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, JAMIE S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,122.76 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSOON, MILTON Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,122.68 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, EARL E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,122.68 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMER, STEPHEN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,122.51 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTERT, MARC E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,122.13 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, DWAYNE V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,121.76 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $79,121.33 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAEBELL, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,120.98 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, LARRY D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,120.95 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAVINO, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $79,120.77 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD-BREWSTER, MICHELLE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,120.76 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,120.60 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTACAVOLI, KAREN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,120.30 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, MARTHA J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,120.04 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANDREA, PIETRO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,120.00 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHAUN A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $79,119.54 Date 07/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGUI, SANDRA ANN Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $79,119.38 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAVARRIA, LISETTE Employer name Orange County Amount $79,119.28 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, ROBERTA J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $79,119.17 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBEIN, JONATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,119.04 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT FRERE, SAMUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,118.72 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFKEN, JUDITH A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $79,118.54 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DAMME, JESSICA E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,118.37 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHANDRA Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,118.20 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JASON M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $79,117.96 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCZEK, FREDRICK J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,117.90 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, SANDRA L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $79,117.74 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINGER, HAROLD R, III Employer name Allegany County Amount $79,117.51 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, MAGGIE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,117.33 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMAN, WILLIAM Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $79,116.82 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, THOMAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,116.55 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIGUERE, THOMAS A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,116.40 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRE, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,115.55 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMPSEY, CHARLES D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,115.39 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOTTO, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,115.39 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CLAIRE K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,114.88 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WALTER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,114.69 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISCO, LISA-ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $79,114.20 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHPANDE, SRIVIDYA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,114.00 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINEE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $79,113.90 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, WALTER S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,112.28 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, DUANE D, II Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,112.19 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,111.85 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDEY, WILLIAM T Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,111.82 Date 10/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINING, DENISE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,111.72 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ANGELA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,111.50 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RUSSELL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,111.50 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, DANIEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,111.46 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, THOMAS P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,111.23 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZER, JOSHUA P Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,111.16 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,110.98 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERO, LUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,110.98 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAMANS, KRISTEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,110.00 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,108.64 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System