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 LILLY, HAROLD E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,261.62 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, WILLIAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,261.57 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PETER V Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $86,260.52 Date 07/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BRYANT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,260.28 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,259.54 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARA, MARIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,259.40 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, EDWARD C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $86,258.88 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THOMAS Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $86,258.75 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, ROY K Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $86,258.75 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALATI, ANISHA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $86,258.58 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALB, MARJORIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,258.32 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOTSKY, OKSANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,258.31 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, ROBIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,258.01 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, PAUL M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $86,257.91 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHLMANN, FREDERICK F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,257.90 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, DAVID M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,257.23 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUS, RENELLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,257.21 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDO, ANTHONY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,256.98 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARJORIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,256.86 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO, ELISA Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,256.77 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KENNETH P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $86,256.50 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLERS, SALLY A Employer name City of Olean Amount $86,255.84 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODLISZEWSKI, DONNA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,255.38 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $86,255.18 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, THOMAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $86,254.67 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $86,254.47 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHLENBECK, TALEE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,254.46 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, ALAN S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,254.20 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATA, RINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,253.62 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, FRANCIS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,253.27 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,252.59 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, NICHOLAS C Employer name Town of Rye Amount $86,252.58 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALISHA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $86,252.38 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, FRANKLYN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,252.28 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, JOHN M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $86,251.58 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTES, CLAYTON A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,251.56 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JILL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,251.03 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $86,251.02 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JUSTIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,250.83 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYATT, BONNIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,250.39 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CYPRIAN S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $86,249.83 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PHYLLIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,249.73 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $86,249.54 Date 08/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELGADO, BLANCA I Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $86,249.43 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, JOHN R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $86,248.84 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,248.68 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, SAMUEL Employer name Erie County Amount $86,248.65 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISNER, RICHARD G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $86,248.58 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,248.26 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBRYS, JOSHUA J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $86,246.92 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $86,246.78 Date 09/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTTS, STEVEN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $86,246.12 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ELIZABETH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,245.12 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BARBARA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $86,244.26 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METSKAS, ATHANASIOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,243.91 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, JAMES B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,243.23 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARO, TANYA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,242.85 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, DAVID W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $86,242.67 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NICHOLAS M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,242.52 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE COY, JENNIFER C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $86,242.40 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, CHAD R Employer name Village of Bath Amount $86,242.35 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNE, RYAN R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $86,242.13 Date 07/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, TAMMI JACOBS Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,242.00 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTELLA, STACEY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,241.12 Date 09/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THYKKOOTTATHIL JOY, ANCHALA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,240.27 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,240.10 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, LANSFORD Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $86,239.50 Date 11/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, GERARD Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,239.08 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBERT W, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $86,238.67 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUSHARM, EARL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,238.40 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUIRE, MEEGAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,237.81 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOLINA, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,237.81 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, RICHARD T Employer name Albany County Amount $86,236.93 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, RAVI NANDAN Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $86,236.83 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, DOMENIC R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,235.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROPIN, CHRIS H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $86,235.88 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISAGA, ADAM M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,235.63 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENCHER, JANINE E Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $86,235.32 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZBICKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $86,234.62 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $86,232.89 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, AYANNA R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,232.47 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,231.93 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINZ, MAX G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,231.65 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, GARY M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,231.63 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, PAUL S Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $86,231.22 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZMEN, SUZANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,231.19 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTAR, SALAMEH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,230.37 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, KATRINA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,229.15 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Milton Amount $86,229.00 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, GERARD G Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,228.76 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,228.50 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, BRENDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,227.83 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $86,227.83 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGONE, JERRY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,226.65 Date 11/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $86,225.88 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, RC B Employer name Chenango County Amount $86,225.48 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, EMILY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,224.88 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI-BROWN, LYNN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,224.85 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKWITT, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $86,224.39 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, KEITH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $86,224.30 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System