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 LEMPA, MAURA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,246.26 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEHRMANN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $92,245.69 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEN, ROSE JEAN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,245.15 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GARY R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $92,244.66 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,243.72 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JAMES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,243.23 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Niagara County Amount $92,242.64 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, EDWARD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $92,241.31 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLISTRAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $92,241.20 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDRICKS, DONALD Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,241.19 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN-WATKINS, CATHERINE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $92,240.67 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, DANIEL B Employer name City of Utica Amount $92,240.51 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIME, STEVEN V Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,239.64 Date 04/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, SHARON M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $92,239.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, KEITH T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,238.87 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,238.49 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERON, GLERIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,238.13 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIELINI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,238.09 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DONALD N Employer name Livingston County Amount $92,237.97 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, RAYMOND W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,237.79 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, LAWRENCE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,236.87 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILINGOLD, ZEV Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,235.48 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFENSON, JEFFREY G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $92,235.33 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,234.90 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, CHETTINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,234.66 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBA, DMYTRO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,233.56 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNETTLER, JEFFREY E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $92,233.39 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDREK, MELISSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,232.73 Date 06/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Essex County Amount $92,232.57 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUERMBERGER, CARL H Employer name Erie County Amount $92,232.22 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $92,232.18 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $92,231.77 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKHLA, MILAD E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,230.91 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIUP, ROBERT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,230.87 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, PREMILA K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,230.78 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADLEE, BRIAN R Employer name Orange County Amount $92,230.20 Date 06/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKSTADT, ERIC C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,229.74 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLNER, BARBARA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,229.31 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, DONNA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,229.01 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LINDA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $92,227.56 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RONALD G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $92,227.43 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $92,226.95 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $92,226.82 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS-DUFFY, KERRY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,226.03 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, GREGORY T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $92,225.93 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCAMPO, MARIA VICTORIA G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,224.14 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MICHELE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,223.82 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,223.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUCHATELIER, IVENS C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,223.13 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, KEITH C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,223.04 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, KRISTEN D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $92,223.00 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOHN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,221.28 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DOLLY R Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $92,221.22 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARIA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,221.06 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCOZZA, GERALD T, JR Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $92,220.85 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, DEBRA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,220.69 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, ANTHONY, III Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $92,220.15 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROBERT Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,220.08 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SCOTT R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,218.74 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, PAUL KAI WAI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,216.60 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHENHEITER, JOHN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,216.46 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, BRIAN H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $92,216.03 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEE, KAREN W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $92,215.67 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISLER, DAVID B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,214.94 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVAPOTENZA, JOSEPH Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $92,214.43 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, DAVID P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,214.09 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACIN, BARBARA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $92,214.09 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROGER W, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,212.77 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEELAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $92,210.94 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCHIS, WANDA R Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $92,210.90 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, HERBERT W Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $92,209.49 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, SHARI L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $92,209.47 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALA, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $92,209.38 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIEPPO, THOMAS Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,209.32 Date 05/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALARIS, ANTONIOS A Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,209.30 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SIOMARA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,209.23 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,208.08 Date 06/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ALISON D Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $92,208.00 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, JOSEPH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,207.96 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENISE, MRS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,207.46 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHENAUR, MARTIN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $92,207.19 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, ANDREW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $92,207.00 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,207.00 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JOHN P Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $92,206.92 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,206.66 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPHRAIM, JANE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,205.62 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, HAFIZ F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $92,205.61 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $92,205.43 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,205.21 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZAK, KEVIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,205.07 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERANUS Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $92,204.95 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLIERE, ROCKY M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $92,204.30 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGGALL, THOMAS W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,203.40 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, SHEELA Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,202.67 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHERYLANN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,200.25 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, KATHERINE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $92,199.21 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ELEANOR K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,199.09 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMYAN, GLENN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,198.87 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KENNETH T Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $92,198.75 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, JEANANN C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $92,198.75 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System