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 SISON, EDGARDO C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,888.35 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDER, RAJENDRA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,888.35 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $86,888.35 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SHEILA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,888.35 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, XIU BI A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,888.35 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBENG-AHWIRENG, SAMUEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,888.35 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PI, ANABELL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,888.35 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGNATO, ROBERT J Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $86,888.32 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,887.92 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,887.29 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JESSE D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $86,887.29 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURCH, DENNISE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,886.95 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSCHIN, RONALD M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $86,886.36 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANOVIC, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,886.11 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALFORD, CYRUS L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $86,885.06 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, DANIEL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,884.52 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ARMINDA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,884.08 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $86,883.79 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MELVIN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $86,883.76 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, FRANCIS E Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $86,883.68 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCIA, JUDITH T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,882.18 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONIKOWSKI, JAROSLAW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $86,882.03 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NANCY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,881.38 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,881.06 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALP, CARL E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,880.92 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACIA V Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $86,880.83 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZABEK, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,880.61 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUDNEY, MARY JANE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $86,880.34 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, REGINALD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,879.90 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,879.66 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,879.57 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, EMELY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,879.04 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,878.86 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, DARLENE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,878.76 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DAMIEN J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $86,878.70 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,878.46 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JEREMY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $86,878.18 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, PATRICIA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $86,878.18 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATTANMAI, GEETHA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,877.95 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUDT, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,877.95 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBURSLEY, DORONE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,877.52 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAL, JOHN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,877.13 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDASZ, THOMAS H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,876.21 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTRAGRANDE, ANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,876.20 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,876.20 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUR, STEPHEN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $86,876.19 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO-HIPKENS, SHERRI L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,876.01 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FATIMA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,875.74 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,875.02 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TIMOTHY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,874.90 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ROXANNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,874.48 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NIURKA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,873.32 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNEE, ELI M Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $86,872.50 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCHIK, DARIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $86,872.47 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NANCY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $86,872.28 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINA, NOEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,871.58 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, ANNA MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,871.40 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, KAREN L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,871.34 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $86,871.33 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTOLO-SOUKY, BRENDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,870.94 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREISEM, WALTER E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,870.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTANDO, PETER R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,870.31 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BRUCE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $86,870.06 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,869.94 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURISMOND, LYNDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,869.62 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARY CECELIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,869.59 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, R SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,869.50 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRON, LOUISE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $86,869.11 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGGI, RUCHIKA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,868.81 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLKOPF, MARK H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $86,868.72 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUH, LOIS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,868.59 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SARAH C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,868.17 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHIN, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $86,867.93 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASSILIOU, NICHOLAS F Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $86,867.47 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROBEL, WILI J Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,866.80 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATT, DONALD P, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,866.61 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, KRISTIN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,866.19 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKIRA, HALINA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $86,866.14 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNSEY, JOHN G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,866.05 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, TERRI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,866.00 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,865.48 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,864.71 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, DAWN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,864.67 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KELLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,864.53 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NATHANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $86,863.90 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, ALANNA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,863.25 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTHEMORE, PAUL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,862.78 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MONICA B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $86,862.22 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHITTE, DIANE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $86,861.84 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHNHOEFER, ROBERT C Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,861.04 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOP, MALICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,860.51 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, PAUL Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $86,860.22 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, DAVID, III Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $86,860.08 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMENICK, AMY L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,859.87 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, ROBERT A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,859.65 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTRA, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,859.37 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RONNESHEIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,859.37 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ELEANOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,859.37 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLINSKY-KAPLAN, MERYL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,859.37 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBACH, ABIGAIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,859.37 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System