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 STOUT, DONNA K Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $91,391.00 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKER, TODD V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,389.19 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELASCO, JOSE MARIE C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $91,389.04 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACKEY, MARK S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,388.97 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLE, JASON W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $91,388.12 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, NATHAN B Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $91,387.76 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANUIKA, SUSAN M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $91,387.72 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, DOUGLAS E, SR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $91,387.44 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,386.62 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,386.62 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,386.36 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKOR, ROSELINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,384.03 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, GARDNER MCKAY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,383.93 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, THOMAS Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $91,383.92 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MEREDITH A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,383.76 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, CHRIS T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,383.49 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SARAH E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,383.48 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRUCE F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $91,383.25 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,381.59 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,380.42 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IP, VANESSA K Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,379.98 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEF, ALEC Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,379.55 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOGUERAKOS, PABLO Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $91,379.42 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,377.85 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANNITON, CARL H Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $91,377.17 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,377.03 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHAMPS, ANA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,376.89 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, CHRISTY N Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $91,376.66 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, EDWARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,375.13 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANDA, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,375.12 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,374.85 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, LYNDON A, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $91,374.67 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,374.45 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KRIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $91,372.58 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, JANET M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,372.57 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEREKE, JANE U Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,371.77 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, SANDRA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $91,371.72 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC P Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $91,371.46 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDARIO, RALPH R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,371.18 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRUCE T Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $91,370.49 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNA, MARY Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $91,369.41 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $91,368.25 Date 06/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, CRIS H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $91,368.16 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALI, ASGHAR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,367.38 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSLEY, ROCHELLE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,367.38 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKAUSKAS, BRIAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,367.38 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MATTHEW R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,367.38 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCH, EDWARD J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,367.38 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAWRENCE R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,367.38 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $91,367.38 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $91,366.34 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFINGWELL, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,365.82 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $91,365.82 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ANDREW P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,364.00 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, LUKE T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $91,363.72 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, DESIREE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,362.68 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOPKOWSKI, JOANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,362.38 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANGEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $91,362.29 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDAR, RITA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,362.18 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, JOHN R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,362.18 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURBANEK, NICHOLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,362.18 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,361.40 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, ANCA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,361.07 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, NATHAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,360.66 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAZIE, SHEILA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,359.96 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ERIC D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $91,358.93 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH BOENING, PAMELA A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $91,358.77 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, FREDERICK W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,358.76 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NORMAN, SR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,358.57 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, DONNELL R Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $91,358.37 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, JOSE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,357.64 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AUNGELA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,357.37 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, DAWN M Employer name Orange County Amount $91,354.62 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LISA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,354.12 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, LAVERNE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,354.12 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURADEK, THOMAS P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,354.12 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, GREGG S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,353.94 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUTHEMENT, DENISE R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,353.60 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,353.60 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROWAJCZYK, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,353.60 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,353.60 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASACCHIO, JOSHUA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,353.60 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, CRAIG R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,353.60 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMANN, RANDALL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,353.60 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, JODI K Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $91,353.32 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,353.28 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, ALENE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $91,352.89 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $91,352.56 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, EMILY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,352.24 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNCH, TIMOTHY E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,351.52 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONI-CROZIER, ZEBRA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,350.96 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $91,349.18 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SHERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,348.99 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYK, EUGENE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,348.66 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, ANDREW E Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,347.77 Date 01/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RACHNOWITZ, JASON S Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $91,346.25 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAVEY, ELIZABETH V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,346.25 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHERYL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $91,346.15 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $91,346.11 Date 03/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SEAN Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,345.38 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System