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 SHEFFEY, ROY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,036.27 Date 08/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,036.26 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $75,035.70 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRUEFER, MARY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,035.39 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURPIEL, PHILIP M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,034.94 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STEPHANIE J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,034.91 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, JON M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $75,034.63 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DANIEL P Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,034.44 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ALBERTO Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,034.28 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, VINCENT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,034.27 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, KEVIN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,034.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $75,033.96 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMOLENKO, ILYA Z Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,033.84 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKEY, JAY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,033.00 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUNIOR Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $75,032.94 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, THOMAS B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,032.83 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, WILLIAM E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,032.74 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $75,032.02 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,031.81 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHS, KEVIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,031.74 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHOEBE V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $75,031.66 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERVILLE, RYAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,030.87 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, JAMY S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,030.07 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROUSSI, SARAH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,030.06 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,029.99 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULIAN, JOSEPH Employer name Warren County Amount $75,029.92 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS Q Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,029.71 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LISABETH L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $75,029.39 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREG, DONBOSCO Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,029.37 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, JAMES G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $75,029.15 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,029.00 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, VERONICA M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $75,028.71 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JEANETTE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,028.54 Date 12/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,028.40 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, HOLLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,028.28 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, THOMAS H Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,028.02 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, LIANA F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,027.97 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOSHUA G Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,027.51 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, LEE R Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $75,027.45 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWSER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,027.17 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARSHEA Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $75,027.09 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, CATHERINE J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,026.35 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIGMAN, BRANDI S Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,025.97 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMKA, JAMES H Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $75,025.53 Date 07/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISCHKE, ADAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,025.38 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $75,025.08 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,024.83 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $75,024.67 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID W Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $75,024.37 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, MATTHEW Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $75,024.01 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTON, LARRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,023.80 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGINA, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,023.80 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, SARA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,023.75 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLIN, BRIAN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,023.45 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD M Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,023.33 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,023.28 Date 07/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLINA, LISA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,022.80 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRTO, THOMAS W Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,022.71 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, NICOLE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,022.62 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLETTI, MICHELE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,022.31 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, JONATHAN E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $75,022.01 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAO, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $75,021.84 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, DAWN M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $75,021.46 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, GERALD L, JR Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $75,021.32 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWELL, ERIC W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,021.03 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHOS, RAMIRO A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,020.88 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERNO, ROCCO A Employer name Madison County Amount $75,020.63 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVE, MARKAND Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,020.35 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JULIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,020.25 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LIZETTE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,020.22 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLA, JAMES J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $75,020.09 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIC D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,019.63 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISMAEL, OTHMAN H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,019.10 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, PHILIP J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,019.04 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $75,018.92 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, RONALD J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,018.20 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANIAK, PAUL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,017.95 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERO, TRUDY H Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,017.64 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, AMY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $75,017.43 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $75,017.14 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINBOND-PALEY, ANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $75,016.93 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, JAMES R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,016.80 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, NADINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,016.44 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPEY, KAREN L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,016.42 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMCHUK, JEREMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,016.21 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, PATRICK J Employer name Genesee County Amount $75,015.90 Date 02/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNIR, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,015.80 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DONNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,015.77 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,014.76 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HOWARD W, III Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $75,014.29 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,013.81 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATAR, SAFRAZ Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,013.64 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCEY, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,013.64 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLEN, DAWN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,013.43 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, CHARLES R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,012.81 Date 11/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINSHPUN, YEVGENIY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,012.60 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $75,012.57 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, GEORGINE C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $75,012.53 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, MATTHEW J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $75,011.79 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARLENE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,011.33 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System