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 NORTHROP, TINA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $87,016.28 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, ROSEMARY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,016.28 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,016.28 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROSE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,016.28 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,016.28 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TERESA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,016.28 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, TAMARA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,016.28 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOTEN, STEPHANIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,016.28 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,016.28 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, MICHAEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,016.28 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, RICHARD C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $87,016.28 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, ERIN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,016.28 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPTULA, CARLEEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,016.28 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,016.28 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JOAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,015.50 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIS, MARIE B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,015.42 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINSMEYER, BRIAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,015.40 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MARK W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $87,015.25 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRY, MAUREEN M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $87,014.99 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, BASIL W Employer name Village of Canton Amount $87,014.52 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,014.29 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADVORNEY, JOEL B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,014.27 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, DAVID M Employer name Department of State Amount $87,014.24 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADIK, JEFFREY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,013.94 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHING-YEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,013.88 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUDA, KENICHI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,013.88 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLES, DERRICK T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,013.72 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOSKI, MARCIA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,012.90 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, GLENN C Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $87,012.30 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TODD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,011.33 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, MICHAEL F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,010.92 Date 04/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTUS, SHENEZ Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,010.62 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,010.57 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHELE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $87,010.56 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, MARK F Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,010.15 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $87,009.87 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADE, JACK B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,009.82 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONROSE-GAUTHIER, MARIE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,009.55 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, JOHNSIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,008.74 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABIE, NANCY V Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,008.74 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGA, KIM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,008.74 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANATH, MADHAVI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,008.74 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODHNER, DARYL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,008.74 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,008.74 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, G EDWARD Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,008.74 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, KEVIN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $87,008.74 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODADAR, LORI E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,008.74 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,008.74 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGIACCHI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,008.74 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $87,007.80 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,007.57 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, PAUL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,006.99 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RONALD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,006.14 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, AMY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,005.85 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKAN, MESBAHUDDIN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $87,005.84 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PAUL E, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,005.36 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERN, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $87,004.32 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCHO, BENJIE L Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $87,003.39 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ANN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,003.28 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, ROSELLA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $87,003.24 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLING, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,003.17 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, LAURA W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,002.99 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, PATRICK E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,002.53 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,002.29 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, FRANK Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $87,001.91 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $87,001.86 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELINE E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,001.46 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBB, RALPH K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,001.46 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, GARY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,001.46 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLNER, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,001.46 Date 11/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, AVOLINE P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,001.27 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-KELLY, BOBBETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,001.06 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NANCY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,000.94 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, ROBIN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,000.94 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAATEN, LUCIA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JEANETTE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BARBARA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREATIS, APRIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFEY, ANNA-MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARSHA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, LANA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, CARLA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, MARTHA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSON, TERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, KATHLEEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZIO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMMON, GINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOESSER, LYNNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, RUTH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, NANCY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,000.80 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,000.68 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZ, STACEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $87,000.50 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KELLEN J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $86,999.90 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, PAUL A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,999.87 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEILS, JULIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,999.38 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System