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 HALL-JONES, LAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,519.68 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,519.56 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, KENNETH S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,518.98 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, RONALD B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,518.70 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, DOLORES I Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,518.37 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, DAVID J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,517.47 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $87,517.45 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOECKNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,517.37 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROGER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,517.37 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, TERRI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,517.04 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDULLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,516.97 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,516.83 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, JOSEPH F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $87,516.80 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,516.61 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $87,516.54 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DARA P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,516.49 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, RICHARD G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,515.50 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWICH, AMY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,515.44 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSELL, DAWN L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $87,515.00 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FHAGEN, DAVID, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,514.62 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, RENA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,514.53 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, KEVIN B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,513.19 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABHETL, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,513.00 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, HECTOR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $87,512.84 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $87,512.73 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL K Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $87,512.66 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON LUDDY, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,512.56 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,512.49 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, LYNN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,511.59 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DEBRA SUSAN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $87,511.58 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GEORGE P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $87,511.50 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, ODETE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,511.50 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JOSEPH W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $87,511.42 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $87,511.16 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELZI, WILLIAM A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,510.91 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHR, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,509.68 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, COLLINS C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,509.47 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, RANDY P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,509.34 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, PATRICK Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,509.19 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,509.19 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, JILL B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,509.19 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,509.19 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CHRISTINE S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,509.19 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAPAGA, MATTHEW G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,509.19 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKOSTAS, NICK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,509.19 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ROBERT W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,508.63 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINADRE, ANN S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $87,508.37 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $87,507.38 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOUCIE, STACI R Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $87,507.31 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TEVONDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,506.69 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIEUR, MARGARET T Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $87,506.57 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBRICK, DONALD Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,506.28 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, VERA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,505.98 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,505.81 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCENA, DENNY S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $87,505.68 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, THOMAS Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $87,505.64 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, STEVEN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,505.38 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNINO, EILEEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,504.75 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, HARRY F, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,504.43 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAY T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,503.82 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,503.41 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, JESSE B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,503.19 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, TOMEKA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,502.97 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,502.32 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONI, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $87,501.94 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, PATRICE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,501.31 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TRACY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,500.73 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORVILON, HOLES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,500.51 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUESTRO, DANILO J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,500.20 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARCIA JILL Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $87,500.16 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JEFFREY S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,499.50 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, JOHN W Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $87,498.41 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, MARGARET A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $87,497.20 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, STEVEN Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $87,495.26 Date 12/18/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, BARRY A, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,495.19 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DANIEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,495.11 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MAUREEN Employer name Warren County Amount $87,494.45 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MARCEL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $87,492.99 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATER, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,491.59 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SONIA A Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $87,491.17 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECSEDI, RENEE A Employer name Education Department Amount $87,490.95 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SANDRA Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,490.84 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOWAY, EMANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,490.31 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATA, VINCENT C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,490.16 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, STEVEN P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $87,489.34 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAPPA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,489.15 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, PIERRE JULES Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $87,488.67 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACANO, ANGELA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $87,488.33 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KEITH R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $87,488.18 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BRADFORD A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,488.13 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELLA, ROBERT F Employer name Orange County Amount $87,488.12 Date 11/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, OZIE B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,487.97 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEJO, FELIX Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,487.93 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEM, ALBERT A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,487.91 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIG, GAGE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,486.55 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOIS, JOHN G Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $87,486.50 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TONY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $87,485.68 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,482.63 Date 07/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TIMOTHY H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,482.62 Date 06/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, GORDON M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,482.45 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System