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 CHAMBERS, LELIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,937.59 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, ADAM P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $84,937.53 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, ERIC A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,937.38 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVY, PAUL R Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $84,936.47 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, REBECCA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,936.43 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDIAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $84,936.08 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JUDITH L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,936.03 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,935.50 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROBST, DUANE G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $84,935.35 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, CLAYTON J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $84,935.01 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,934.80 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKONEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,934.76 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONALD W Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,934.71 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JUNIOR A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,934.24 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JASMINE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,934.01 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, CHERYL R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,933.61 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORI MARY, J T Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,933.46 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, ROBERT A Employer name Orange County Amount $84,933.37 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALL, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $84,933.20 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARDUINO, PHYLLIS J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $84,933.13 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,931.79 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, GAIL Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $84,931.74 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERNS, WILLIAM E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $84,931.65 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LESLIE A Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $84,931.32 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESELAK, ROBERT M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $84,931.05 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAUM, JEREMY D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,930.97 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ANITA Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $84,930.87 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, COLIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,930.70 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, LISA VERITY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,930.48 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIVU, MIHAELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,930.45 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, LAURIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,930.05 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,929.73 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATULA, VINCENT Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,929.47 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILNER, DAWN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $84,928.76 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, VIANELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,928.54 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, REBECCA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $84,928.32 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ROBERT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,927.99 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROUGHN, CLAUDE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $84,927.53 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DWIGHT A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,927.51 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,927.34 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, RODNEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,926.66 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DANIEL F Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,926.14 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLAV, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,925.93 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTIAN, LINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,925.87 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, ANNE M Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $84,925.56 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINDA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,925.55 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYERSDORF, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,924.94 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILION, TIMOTHY M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $84,924.04 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBECKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,923.33 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, CORDELL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,923.16 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PIERINO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,922.92 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZNER, TIFFANY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,922.78 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNO, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,922.42 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTI, LINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,921.22 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JAMES G Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $84,919.96 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, RYAN P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $84,919.89 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHER, ROGER I Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $84,919.02 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CILLIS, FRANK, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,919.00 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLING, MELISSA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,918.91 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, MARION A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,917.76 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHEL, FRANCOISE F Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $84,917.75 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, DOMINICK Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $84,917.67 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, RYAN D Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $84,917.64 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMELIO, DEAN P Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,917.59 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHATISE, OSAYOMWANBO M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $84,917.09 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPKA, DARIUSZ Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $84,916.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, THOMAS J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $84,915.94 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEROLLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,915.72 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, KENNETH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,915.65 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TEISHA M Employer name Madison County Amount $84,915.41 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMAN, LAURA B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $84,914.36 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN F Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $84,914.36 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORDILISO, DAVID V Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,914.12 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEVA, SELENDRA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,913.31 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOV, ILYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,913.14 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBADAMOSI, ADELIA V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,913.14 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDELIA, PIERRE P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,913.14 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, EVAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,913.14 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DENHAM A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,913.14 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHELARDUCCI, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,912.89 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFORA, MICHAEL G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,912.87 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,912.78 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,911.57 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, VERNON K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,911.43 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, RICHARD M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,911.38 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEMI, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,911.22 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOITIA, MICHELLE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $84,910.53 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, KRISHNA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,910.48 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMO, BRANDON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,910.12 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, CHARLES W, II Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,908.67 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BRENDAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,908.48 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JEAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,908.26 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, REGAN L Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $84,907.39 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLMAN, WINFIELD Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,907.22 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DARVIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $84,906.86 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCAN, SCOTT R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $84,906.67 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBEL, ANTHONY F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $84,906.17 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, MARK S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,905.79 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, AMANDA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,905.77 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUASTELLA, JANINE M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $84,905.50 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System