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 RENAUD, LEON J, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,425.78 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $90,425.22 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $90,424.68 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,423.75 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAROS, DIANNE C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $90,423.67 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULSHEIMER, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,423.51 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREMINS, DAVID M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,423.50 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TIFFANY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,423.07 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $90,422.60 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOTO, ALPHONSE F Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $90,421.14 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOY, KEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,421.01 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,420.32 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, SHARI S Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $90,419.57 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLICHTING, KAREN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $90,418.88 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $90,418.21 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, TODD A Employer name Orange County Amount $90,417.96 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, KWABENA BOAKYE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,417.34 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-LAWRENCE, REBECCA M Employer name Education Department Amount $90,416.92 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, MARY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,416.72 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANGI, DOMINIC T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,416.70 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KELLY A Employer name Greene County Amount $90,415.34 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANA, LUZ S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,414.76 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOMSKI, MATTHEW D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,412.75 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOLINE, KELLIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,411.86 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENCEN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $90,411.73 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,410.74 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROENE, STEPHEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,410.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $90,409.87 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENICOLA, KATHIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,409.62 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOUGLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $90,408.99 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KEVIN F Employer name Albany County Amount $90,408.45 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLEM, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $90,408.20 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,408.03 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRITTANY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,407.47 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENGE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,407.43 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, BRIAN K Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $90,407.17 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RHONDA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $90,406.66 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFLE, ZEREMARIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,406.11 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTENRATH, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,405.08 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,404.48 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LISSETTE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,402.32 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDON, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,401.55 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, CHRIS J Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $90,400.64 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, MICHAEL P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,398.84 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, THOMAS R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,398.50 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, LESLEY M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $90,398.32 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, WENDY H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,397.44 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBENE, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $90,396.71 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CATHERINE E Employer name Orange County Amount $90,396.63 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,396.51 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,396.50 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PHILIP P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,395.76 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEARLE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $90,395.09 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTON, KENNETH Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,394.93 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINES, SHIRLEY A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $90,394.00 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, DIANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $90,394.00 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, MARK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,393.90 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND ST ROSE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,393.32 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, HAROLD N Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $90,390.65 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KIM L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,390.06 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, MICHELE A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $90,389.25 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,389.06 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMPF, ROBERT Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $90,388.68 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANGELA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $90,388.26 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTASH, CAROL J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $90,386.89 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TENISHA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,386.77 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCA, RUSSELL E Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $90,384.37 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,383.98 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $90,383.95 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,383.11 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, TERRY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $90,382.91 Date 02/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, SANDRA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,382.89 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JAMES D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,382.87 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAVID R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,381.73 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAZ, ARIEN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,380.78 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHOE, JOSHUA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,380.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEILER, PATTI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $90,379.60 Date 02/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODIO, MARIANN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,378.93 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, NOEL ANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,378.58 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYAH, RUTH O Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,377.91 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KEVIN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,377.20 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMBERGER, KAROLYS A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $90,376.96 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, RAY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $90,376.78 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,376.10 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, STEVEN G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $90,375.99 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNE, WILLIAM L, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,375.33 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,374.40 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, BILLY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,374.10 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KERRY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,373.71 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, BETTY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,372.54 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, BRIAN K Employer name City of Auburn Amount $90,371.09 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACE, ALLEN Employer name City of Kingston Amount $90,370.69 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINIC, JOHN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $90,370.28 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORO, JOHN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,370.20 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGE, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,370.07 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVIN, WHITNEY B Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $90,370.04 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN-ALLEYNE, JOVONNA I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,369.99 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $90,369.88 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, FRANCISCO A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,369.85 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, EDWIN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $90,369.29 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System