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 HARRIS, AUDREY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,934.95 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGOTTY, THOMAS A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $78,934.81 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JOHN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,933.79 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, ERIC D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $78,933.41 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARCY, JOSEPH P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,933.03 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,932.80 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $78,931.50 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RICHARD D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,931.30 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOOMES, ARETHA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,931.30 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, PATRICK M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $78,931.23 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NANCY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,930.85 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIM, HAEYA Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,930.50 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $78,930.47 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERENCE, NICHOLAS G W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,930.35 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, PATRICK E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,930.29 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNICK, THOMAS A Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,930.18 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,930.12 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,929.54 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBERT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $78,928.62 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,927.75 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSE, JOHN G Employer name Warren County Amount $78,927.40 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, PATRICK Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,927.19 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, QUINCY, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,927.13 Date 02/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWADOMSKI, JOHN F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $78,926.72 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, MICHEAL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,926.71 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,926.66 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $78,926.40 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBO, JULIA ANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,925.96 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBEK, CHARLES P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,925.81 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LEONARDO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,925.66 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MATTHEW C Employer name Orange County Amount $78,925.57 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZAK, JULIE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,925.29 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KELLY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,925.21 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,924.69 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, KAMRAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,924.20 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,923.58 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,923.39 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEAD, CLAUDIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $78,923.22 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, VICTORIA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,923.16 Date 04/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIDGE, JAMES D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,923.06 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $78,923.04 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFRE, PETER J, III Employer name Albany County Amount $78,922.52 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,922.16 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIS, DONALD J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $78,922.03 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PAUL W Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, KEVIN D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, PAUL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, JAMES E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJSLAW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, FRENEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $78,921.43 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENBERG, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,921.27 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CARLA R Employer name Orange County Amount $78,921.20 Date 11/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ERNEST V, JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $78,921.16 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JAMES J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,921.10 Date 11/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,921.04 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINIGER, JANET M Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $78,920.71 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, VARON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,920.45 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCH, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,920.33 Date 04/05/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT L Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,919.80 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOROS, JAYME S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,919.74 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,919.62 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $78,918.97 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLAUS, PHILIP A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,918.13 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSITZ, JEREMIAH W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,917.93 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,917.80 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDAK, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,917.80 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $78,917.44 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, TYEESHA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,917.31 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNKLER, G T, III Employer name Orleans County Amount $78,916.56 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWYEA, DAVID C, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,916.46 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLINI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,915.95 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, RIPCARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,915.77 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,915.73 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASACCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,915.52 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $78,915.24 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BRENDAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,914.59 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, ROSA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,913.86 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANGEL L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $78,913.54 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, CARLOS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,913.40 Date 09/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARYANN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $78,913.32 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, THOMAS W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,913.00 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, VIVIAN Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $78,912.93 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, PAUL B Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $78,912.43 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JULIET N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,912.11 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $78,912.01 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WING F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,911.91 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPASNIK, JOSEPH S Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $78,911.81 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,911.75 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGANDO, NELSON Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,909.73 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, SCOTT I Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,909.21 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHL, DALE T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,909.19 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISMAR, RACHELLE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,908.69 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, LEAH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,908.43 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LISA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,907.61 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, MARK A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,907.55 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIAL, PATRICK R Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $78,907.43 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSI, ANN MARIE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,907.37 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN F Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $78,907.26 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, JENNY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,907.06 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System