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 WIDMARK, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $78,906.77 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, RENEE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DO NASCIMENTO, ALEXANDRE Z Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WILLIAM S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMER, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTMANN, GREGORY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JENNIFER C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, LYNN K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 02/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ASHLEY H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWHA, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, KRISTINE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, DIANE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARIE Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANTONIO, RANDI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,906.74 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGUS, STUART J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITALSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY-GEARWAR, ROSEMARY N Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH-DROZD, BARBARA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRY, BRYAN W Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCOE, DAWN M Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINS-TURNER, DENISE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMBE, DENISE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKE, NANCY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, GARY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNER, JILL M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $78,906.74 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CHRISTIE R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLY, JOSEPH T Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, GEORGE L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,906.74 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BERNARD A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $78,906.74 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, CYNTHIA Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $78,906.74 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NEIL L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $78,906.38 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, ANTOINETTE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,905.77 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRETT WD Employer name Village of Northport Amount $78,905.69 Date 07/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFWIRENG, NANA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,905.68 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, LEANNE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,905.62 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,905.60 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,905.60 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILOWITZ, DAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,905.55 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIPLIN, JOHNNY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,905.52 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, JANET E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $78,905.06 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN-RAJU, SHINY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,904.63 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPENDEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $78,904.06 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LILLIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $78,903.98 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, EDWARD Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $78,903.66 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, PETER C Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $78,903.63 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARTHA H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,903.47 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, KYLE L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,903.32 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MONA L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $78,902.72 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARK A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $78,902.72 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MAX Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $78,902.72 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, JING CHENG Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,902.72 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, THERESA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,902.72 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MELISSA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,902.72 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURY, SCOTT M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $78,902.09 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ANDREA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,901.90 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFARDINI, SCOTT E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,901.26 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANI, DANIELA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,901.05 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLKE, NATHANIEL M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,900.97 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, THOMAS E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,900.83 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLO, LISA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,899.82 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,899.49 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, GLORIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $78,897.90 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDIK, RAHIM Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,897.84 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, MARCY C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,897.60 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDINO, GERARD Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,897.44 Date 02/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JAMES Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,897.44 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $78,897.37 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFERA, VITO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,897.13 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ELISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,895.94 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, STEVEN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,895.59 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GEOFFREY S Employer name Madison County Amount $78,895.12 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGO, JORGE G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,894.78 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVICCHIA, ROSEANN Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $78,894.56 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PHILIP P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $78,893.06 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAN, JAMES C Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,892.80 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOR, EUGENE F Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,892.70 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $78,892.68 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, EDWARD R Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $78,892.53 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DESORENE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,892.29 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPHARDT, DOUGLAS C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,892.11 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOVERDE, PAQUITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,891.58 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDIER, SHERNETTE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,891.46 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKIRA, HALINA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $78,890.37 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, STEVEN F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $78,889.69 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDO, JAMES T Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $78,889.05 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,888.92 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLVERARI, EDWARD F Employer name Somers CSD Amount $78,888.48 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $78,888.27 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIZALDE, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,888.05 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, TIMOTHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,887.82 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VERONICA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,887.72 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,887.54 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-GELLYS, LISSETTE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,886.94 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKLESS, DOUGLAS L, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,886.77 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO-BURBIGE, LISA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,886.64 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JEFFERY A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,886.32 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, SUSAN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,886.31 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ANNE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,886.26 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System