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 LEATHERS, SHERANN R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,114.94 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,114.90 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLMANN, KERRY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,113.95 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,113.17 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENI, LAURA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,112.31 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, PAUL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $86,112.00 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MATTHEW L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,111.83 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, RONALD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,111.43 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PETER C, SR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $86,110.44 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCIONE, DAVID A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $86,110.44 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, DAVID R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $86,109.01 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEGHAN, JANINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,108.87 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOK, HOI W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,108.69 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, VALERIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,108.66 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEGO, ROBERT W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $86,108.64 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JOSEPH F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,108.52 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, LAURA JEAN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $86,108.14 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, FRANKLIN T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $86,107.04 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, SHARON R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $86,106.80 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, NADEGE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,106.48 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, PATRICK T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $86,105.91 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRITZ-COOLEY, ADRIENNE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,105.71 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPEY, DALE E Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $86,105.56 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $86,105.36 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYEMO, FOLU A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $86,105.24 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVOLE, MARK F Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $86,104.87 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $86,104.60 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, THOMAS D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $86,104.44 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINA, LISA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,103.47 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEFEE, TYRONE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,103.23 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY-FRITH, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,103.23 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTEAU, JAMES Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $86,102.28 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKLAR, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,101.61 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLING, RANDY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $86,101.32 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, EREC B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,101.26 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NORMAN C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,100.75 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, ROBERT C Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,100.73 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT C Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $86,100.62 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, GERALD R, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $86,100.60 Date 10/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, EDDIE H Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,100.31 Date 11/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOK, RANDY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,099.91 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $86,099.34 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, FILIPPA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,098.78 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBALE, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,098.00 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARIAS, PETER T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,097.20 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, LEROY, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $86,096.94 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUSDLE, KIM F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,096.26 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFKA, SANDRA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,096.14 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, ARLEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,096.10 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFER, JAMES E, JR Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $86,095.49 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELABIO, ERIN PATRICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,095.30 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSNER, PRESCOTT E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,095.30 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,095.22 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, JOHN F Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $86,095.06 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLEJNICZAK, SCOTT H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,094.62 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RACHEL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,094.12 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTLER, SUSAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,093.86 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DEBRA P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,093.61 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GISELE GAUBRON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,093.23 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,091.92 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, VIRGINIA J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $86,090.94 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $86,090.38 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEITH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,090.31 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSCO, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $86,089.58 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, DONALD J Employer name Chemung County Amount $86,089.12 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, PAUL B Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $86,089.11 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DREIER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $86,088.90 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, RENEE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,088.65 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, NANCY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $86,088.11 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AARON D, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,087.81 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, ANDREA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $86,087.53 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMP, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $86,086.88 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, MATTHEW L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,086.69 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, ANGEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,086.30 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODICE, CHARLES T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $86,085.44 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, SHIRLEY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,084.69 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $86,084.30 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANOSKY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,084.04 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENIRY, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,083.70 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, DANIEL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,083.58 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NISBET, KAELA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,083.15 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, REGINA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,082.99 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOVECCHIO, FRANK L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,082.78 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, PETER P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $86,081.90 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDELL, GARY U Employer name Tompkins County Amount $86,081.59 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ANTOINETTE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,081.40 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KAREN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $86,081.29 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JAMES C Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $86,081.20 Date 05/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,080.70 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, MARK A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $86,080.59 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,080.39 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VALEDA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,079.87 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENHAGEN, REUBEN H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $86,078.63 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, JAN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,078.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, LYNN S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $86,078.24 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSAYED, KAMAL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,077.92 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, HARRY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $86,077.90 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLINSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $86,077.84 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $86,077.54 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, JOEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $86,077.49 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System