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 KENAVAN, LORI A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,158.26 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, ROBERT M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,158.24 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SREEKUMAR, SUMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,157.52 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CORA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,157.29 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, FREDERICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,157.00 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, PENNY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,156.72 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLA, WARES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $78,156.02 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, JOSEPH J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,155.58 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPKOWICZ, JAY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,155.39 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,155.20 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKERT, CAROLYN M Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $78,154.95 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JACKLYN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,154.88 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TERRENCE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,154.86 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOW, GARRETT D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,154.30 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARDO, DENISE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,154.06 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDMILLER, JOHN T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,154.05 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFIERO, THERESA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,153.37 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $78,152.49 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, DANIEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,152.44 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOVE, THOMAS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,152.08 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNANT, YANICK Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,152.06 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, DOREEN A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $78,151.08 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, WILLIAM A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,151.03 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, SCOTT F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,150.94 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JACQUELYN J, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,150.73 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PERSIO A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,150.11 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Utica Amount $78,149.78 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, BARBARA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,149.75 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, EVELYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,149.31 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, DEBORAH L Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $78,148.86 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMA, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Town of Somers Amount $78,148.81 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROSE, LORETTA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,148.60 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIKEN, MELINDA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,148.60 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFORD, ERIC F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,148.45 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,148.36 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINSABAUGH, ELANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,147.89 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTWRIGHT, SEANEAN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,147.57 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ADRIANA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $78,147.08 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LORETTA P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,146.58 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, STEVEN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,146.54 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALGIATANO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $78,146.48 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALENOWSKI, DAVID L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,146.36 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKEWICZ, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,145.86 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEG, BECKI L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $78,145.59 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOHN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,145.03 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, DEREK B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,143.47 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, HAZEL A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,143.14 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,142.94 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $78,142.67 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,141.81 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ALLEN SCOTT Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,141.55 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASS, MEGAN Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $78,140.75 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MARVA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,139.71 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNITTI, MARK K Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,138.86 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRAS, PAMELA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,138.32 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, SCOTT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,138.30 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, JAMES A, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,138.11 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLO, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,137.94 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELLE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,137.45 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOSEBI, REGINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,137.28 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, GREGORY T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,136.84 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, ANTHONY R, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $78,136.46 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, WAYNE J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $78,136.30 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDRIHEM, HELAINE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,136.30 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,135.31 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MARGARET M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,134.97 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMITRESCU, MARTHA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,134.37 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CLIFFORD J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $78,134.33 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKERT, NORBERT R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,133.62 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,132.67 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LORRAINE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,132.61 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOM, WAYNE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,132.56 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RALPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,132.44 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $78,132.30 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KEVIN R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,132.16 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALINOTI, JAMES R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $78,130.48 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, KEVIN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,130.15 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DOUGLAS S Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $78,130.06 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,130.00 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVE, RUSSELL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,129.94 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, LIZZETTE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,129.94 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,129.94 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITIERI, KAREN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,129.91 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, DAVID W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $78,129.85 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, RAMONA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,129.67 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,129.43 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,129.38 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, DARREN S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $78,129.31 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, MELISSA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,129.01 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, LU M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,128.96 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, WAYNE J Employer name Orange County Amount $78,128.81 Date 07/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALSON H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,128.71 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAEYSEN, JOHN T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,128.60 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, HAYDEN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,128.54 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUESINK, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,127.90 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACH, EDWARD C Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,127.61 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $78,127.57 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, HERBERT L Employer name Town of Kent Amount $78,127.40 Date 05/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRIAN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,127.34 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSETTE, JON T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,127.24 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System