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 HOLLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $93,997.56 Date 10/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BENJAMIN A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,996.91 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LINDIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,996.82 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $93,996.79 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ANDREA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,996.34 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLO, JULIANNE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $93,995.84 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKOMA-ONONAJI, NNENNA WE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $93,995.28 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, CHERYL L Employer name Orange County Amount $93,995.02 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSAL, KULJEET S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,994.84 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, WHITNEY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,994.25 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINARD, CLARK R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,994.21 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALEY, JESSIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,994.18 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, NORA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,993.90 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $93,993.28 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, PAUL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $93,992.90 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,992.84 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNER, ZACHARY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $93,991.33 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GEORGIA, JOSEPH F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,991.25 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EMMILINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,989.76 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLAJ, ISLAM K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,989.75 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,989.66 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLILLO, RHONDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,989.35 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBERA, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,988.16 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA PARMA, TRACI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,988.02 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ-CASTILLO, JOSE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,986.81 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HARRY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,986.74 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, TYRONE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,986.34 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDIN, KYLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,986.10 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBALDE, SAMUEL O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,985.64 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, RICHARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,985.55 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,984.86 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEI, GUOPING Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,984.86 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, AARON Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,984.86 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, LISA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,984.86 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, PHILIP J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,984.80 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BRIAN C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,983.13 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,982.79 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,982.65 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAPKE, KENNETH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,982.56 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, BRENDA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,982.47 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DEBRA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,982.00 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL-WASKOWIAK, NINA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,981.60 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LIBERTE, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $93,981.43 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GILBERT, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,981.43 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREES, JAMES W Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $93,980.72 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBA, JOSEPH P Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $93,979.90 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, PATRICIA B Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $93,979.78 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, VINCENT A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,979.71 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, JAMES A Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $93,979.52 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, EDWARD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $93,979.28 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,979.26 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, JAYNE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,979.24 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, TIMOTHY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $93,979.05 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, RAYMOND F Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,978.74 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASINO, JANET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,978.07 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, NELLI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,977.80 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTIAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,977.78 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HSIEH-LI, JANET Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,976.39 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTISHEN, BARBARA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $93,976.13 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, SUSAN A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $93,975.20 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, JOHN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $93,975.12 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARTIN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $93,975.04 Date 04/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRETE, JENNIFER N Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,974.76 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, ROBERT H Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $93,974.74 Date 01/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLENCE, RUDOLPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,974.55 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,974.15 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANAMENTA, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $93,974.09 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, JASON E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,973.68 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZ, PATRICK C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,973.45 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, NORBERT S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,973.27 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,972.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, AMY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,972.38 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, NICHOLAS E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,972.26 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILSON J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,972.19 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESO, JESSICA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,971.33 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, HENRY W, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $93,969.57 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGELER, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,969.07 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, PAMELA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,968.86 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHEM, JOHN C, II Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,968.82 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARK A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,968.66 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, GREGOR M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $93,968.60 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,966.37 Date 02/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, WENDY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $93,966.09 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCO, VICTOR A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $93,964.60 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGIS, RAGY R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $93,964.49 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, DELBERT J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $93,964.40 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, JOHN R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,962.49 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONAU, MARY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $93,960.40 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHMAN, TODD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,959.78 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CORA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,959.59 Date 01/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHAVON W Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,959.20 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARITY, JASON C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,959.12 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT T Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $93,958.08 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, WILLIAM H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $93,957.36 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOYCE H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,956.36 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, LOURDES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,954.32 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHERYL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,954.07 Date 02/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CHRIS Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $93,953.42 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, BETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,953.06 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LUCY S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,953.05 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System