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 BOWERS, WILLIE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,802.19 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGIOTTI, ANGELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,802.10 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLMANN, KATHRYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,802.10 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOSEPHINE MELTON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,802.10 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, PAMELA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,802.10 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JAMI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,802.10 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,801.47 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, CHARLES R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,801.08 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, GIUSEPPE P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $78,800.95 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, VANESSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,800.36 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOEDY T Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,800.28 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RICHARD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,800.11 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,799.41 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DAVID Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,799.11 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROBIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,798.83 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,798.82 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LIONS, AARON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,798.75 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, TOBIT G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $78,798.69 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $78,798.27 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,798.05 Date 06/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,798.03 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SUSAN I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,797.73 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIKOV, YURII Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,797.69 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRUCE F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,797.48 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, VICKI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,797.42 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALAINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLUM, TARA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,797.42 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTINA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,797.42 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ERIC J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,797.42 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, REGINA R Employer name Education Department Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESSAS, PHILLIP E, JR Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $78,797.42 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,797.42 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNY, NICHOLAS W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,797.42 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, SANDRA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMEISCHEL, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, STEPHEN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKENDALL, DOUGLAS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKO, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, WENDY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,797.42 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUGE, ANTONINO C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,797.42 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,797.42 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JON S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,797.42 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPA, MICHAEL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,797.42 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODDICK, ARTHUR D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,797.42 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, NORMA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,797.42 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,797.42 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DIANE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,797.42 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, JOHN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,797.42 Date 04/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, ANGEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,796.90 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, WILLIAM D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,796.72 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DIANNE Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $78,796.65 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,796.38 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, MARCIA D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,796.38 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PAULINE Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,796.38 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EULICE P Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $78,796.01 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMENDRAL, TERESITA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,796.00 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLEET, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,795.86 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JAMES K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,795.86 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SALVATORE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,795.68 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANGELINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,795.27 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOHN C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,795.12 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,794.80 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCRATES, JULIA B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,794.30 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, KIMBERLEE H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,793.73 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOA, LUIS M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,793.26 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU'BECKER, LINDA Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,792.82 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, VIANELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,792.71 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, EDWARD R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,792.58 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, STEPHEN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,792.25 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,792.01 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, GARY R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $78,792.00 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,791.78 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENNIS H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,791.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE ROY, MELVIN A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,791.22 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TRAVIS J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,790.66 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,790.55 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SHELDON H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,789.91 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPTAN, JILL E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $78,789.37 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, BARBARA A Employer name Albany County Amount $78,789.18 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEAN L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $78,789.02 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Orange County Amount $78,788.70 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $78,787.74 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, NANCY J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,787.72 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,787.61 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLO, BENEDICT G Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $78,787.28 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENNETH G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,786.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $78,786.77 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMNICK, PETER A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,786.77 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARTINA, JEFFREY T Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,786.51 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, ELFREDA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,786.39 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILLIP J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,786.28 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-HALEY, MAUREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,785.73 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, FELIX Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,784.95 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVASQUIN, JASMIN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $78,783.12 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,783.06 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGEGNO, JACKLYN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,782.80 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, NATHANIEL H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,782.32 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, LISA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,782.17 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System