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 LANGHEINRICH, GRANT L Employer name Oneida County Amount $83,339.74 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JULIE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,339.49 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DERRYL L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,338.55 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAYESKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $83,338.35 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, DAVID L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $83,337.73 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHEN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,337.12 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $83,336.85 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRESCENZO, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,336.58 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTRAIN, LEEVANT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,335.90 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAR, PAUL LEROY Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $83,335.87 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, ANGELA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,335.11 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPH A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,334.89 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, PATRICK J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,334.07 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WINSTON Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,333.94 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, KENNETH W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,332.05 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, ANTHONY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,332.05 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANGEL, PAMELA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,331.46 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, GEORGIA C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,331.16 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, FRANK A, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $83,330.78 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CAROL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,330.45 Date 11/04/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEVEN R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $83,330.44 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFOROV, NIKIFOR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,330.44 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEZ, KAREN J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $83,330.44 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, SCOTT Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $83,330.44 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, MARIUSZ Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $83,330.44 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JACK D Employer name Education Department Amount $83,330.44 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELNARSKI, MICHAEL F, III Employer name Education Department Amount $83,330.44 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, LARRY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,330.44 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, SUZE Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $83,330.44 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,330.44 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LIETA Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,330.44 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,330.44 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD ANDERSON, WANDA LISA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,330.44 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPINO, LUCY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,329.97 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, PAUL T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,329.88 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERENCE, NICHOLAS G W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,328.77 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGART, BRYAN R Employer name Town of Southold Amount $83,327.83 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PIA C Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,327.80 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, RUBEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,327.25 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLO, SANDRA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,327.10 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, DWAYNE E Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $83,326.74 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKHAROV, YEVGENIY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,326.72 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, PATRICIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $83,326.58 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DONALD T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,326.52 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,325.79 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,325.61 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, NICOLE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,325.06 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, BETH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,324.37 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPA, JAN R, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,324.34 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMBRIO, SHEEN R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,323.31 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAT, CATHERINE C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,322.93 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARTHUR P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $83,322.44 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONEGRO, JENNIFER K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,322.40 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGGERI, DOUGLAS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,322.15 Date 04/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,321.63 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSEN, ERIC Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,321.59 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DONNA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,320.68 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $83,319.78 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBONE, GREGORY T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,319.69 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, TINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,319.69 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SANDRA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,319.03 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,318.44 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, LISE L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $83,318.14 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, JENNIFER M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $83,318.12 Date 02/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, DEEFORREST Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,317.55 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LELAN K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,316.99 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCILLO, THOMAS R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $83,316.84 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANT, DEBRA J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $83,316.77 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESINA, EMMANUEL A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,316.29 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, CHERYL A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $83,316.11 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $83,316.09 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERNESTO, JR Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $83,315.50 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, MIRIAM Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,315.36 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARA, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,315.34 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUAN, ZOEY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,314.55 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ROBERT A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,314.02 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, WILBERT P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,313.28 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHIREEN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,312.89 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTNER, CLAYTON C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,312.64 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, CARMEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,312.29 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $83,311.51 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARK A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $83,311.17 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, SEAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,310.79 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCZEK, ANDREW D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,310.46 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALES, LOUREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,310.39 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENINGER, TERESA Employer name Steuben County Amount $83,309.44 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,309.22 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SUSAN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,309.13 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIBIO, JUAN K Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $83,308.94 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, SIDNEY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,308.81 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, BENNY P Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $83,308.71 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, RODERICK V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,308.66 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $83,308.55 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LISE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $83,308.39 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGFIELD, JAMES Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $83,308.15 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,308.09 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, DANA J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $83,307.98 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARESKI, LISA A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $83,307.78 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $83,307.72 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, PETER L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,307.03 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System