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 GOMOKA, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,962.93 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALESTO, EILEEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,962.36 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYENG, EVA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,962.08 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESIDENT, HEDRY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,961.76 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $88,961.27 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBIAK, MARK A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $88,960.56 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDDER, TAI G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,959.74 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MORRIS, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,958.29 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CORINNE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,957.31 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, ANNA F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $88,956.98 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,956.66 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAISEY, BRIAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,956.51 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESS, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,955.53 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,955.26 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,955.12 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIESTLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $88,954.58 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, TANYA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $88,954.58 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,954.33 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDAK, KRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,954.12 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPETRIS, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $88,954.12 Date 07/31/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, STEPHEN Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,953.98 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $88,953.78 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOIE, AMY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,953.61 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DENNIS P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $88,953.60 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,952.61 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, ELIZABETH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $88,952.48 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBOLLERO, JOSEPH A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $88,952.07 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCISSUM, QUENTIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,951.64 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,950.46 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,950.05 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VUOLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,950.01 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELBACH, SUZANNE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $88,949.92 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER-VENAIR, LORRAINE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,949.73 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JONATHON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,949.31 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $88,948.56 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALKENSTROM, ERIC E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $88,948.32 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MOHAMMAD S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,946.00 Date 12/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKAMPEN, SANDRA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $88,945.61 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,945.13 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO-WHITNEY, SUSAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,944.99 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,944.99 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDENBACH, KAREN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,944.98 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD T Employer name Education Department Amount $88,944.89 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $88,944.21 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JERALD A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,943.92 Date 06/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,942.98 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, PAUL X Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,942.47 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIAMO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,941.92 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBONE, JAMES J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $88,941.82 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, BONNIE L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $88,941.72 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANDREA, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $88,941.30 Date 10/09/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNSEICH, BRIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,938.95 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERSON, JUDITH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,938.68 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENDSEN, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $88,937.87 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISGROVE, DEBORAH CLARK Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $88,937.85 Date 04/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANIONI, CHARISSE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $88,937.62 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, JESSICA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,937.50 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLOWITZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,937.22 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZER, TERRY K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $88,936.72 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCAVAGE, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $88,936.62 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANDREA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,935.98 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, BONNY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,935.15 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KENNETH Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $88,934.96 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, ERNEST L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $88,934.72 Date 11/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATT, MELISSA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,933.62 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUA-BERTRAND, DOREEN J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $88,932.87 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LARRY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $88,932.60 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLOCH, RICHARD R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $88,932.51 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCH, JEFFREY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,932.04 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $88,931.71 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORZIO, BARBARA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,931.61 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, ERIC R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,931.51 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, THOMAS J Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $88,931.08 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $88,930.94 Date 10/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN-BURRELL, SALOME G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $88,930.63 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $88,930.16 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BERNARD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $88,929.63 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCO, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,929.41 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLOW, JESSICA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,929.29 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARINO, JOSEPH F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,927.87 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, DARRYL K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $88,927.40 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KERRY B Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $88,927.22 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, ANTHONY Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $88,927.22 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSY, ROBERT E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,927.06 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, JUDITH A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $88,926.49 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, KYOUNG H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,926.14 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STANLEY C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $88,926.00 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROBERT E Employer name Oneida County Amount $88,925.33 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, JOAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,924.88 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VENUTO, ANTHONY Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $88,924.88 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,922.45 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN P Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $88,921.81 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DEBRA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,921.70 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, PATRICIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,921.32 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JAMES S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $88,921.07 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOESSLE, JEFFRY D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $88,920.88 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARE, COREY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,920.76 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALLAN W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,920.44 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,919.85 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $88,919.74 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System