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 CUTTING, RICHARD C Employer name Essex County Amount $84,198.84 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, PETER L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,198.70 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, STEVEN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $84,198.67 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, AMY M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $84,198.18 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ANDREW J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,197.69 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARE, BROOKE A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $84,197.36 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,197.25 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ANGEL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,197.18 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, JOSEPH, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,196.95 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LYDELL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,196.71 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTUONYE, ROSELINE I Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,196.47 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONGIS, JEANNE C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $84,195.33 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, JOHN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,194.32 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, JEFFREY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $84,194.30 Date 11/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, HOLLY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,194.03 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADO, CHRIS Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,194.03 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, JERRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,193.93 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAQUIDARA, THOMAS A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,193.90 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, BETSY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,193.77 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, INDU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,193.74 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIMALA, SEENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,193.50 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSTRUTH, GEOFFREY D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $84,193.15 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHING, MICHELLE T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,193.04 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, SUSAN J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $84,192.74 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, KENNETH E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $84,192.43 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GEORGE T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,191.63 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $84,190.63 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DAVID W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,190.60 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, PATRICK N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,190.36 Date 05/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RICHARD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $84,190.14 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRETT A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $84,189.83 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRENDAN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,189.65 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JULIE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $84,189.10 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMM, MATTHEW D Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $84,189.09 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTINE, GARY E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,189.04 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DEBORAH A Employer name Essex County Amount $84,189.03 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, TERESA M Employer name Albany County Amount $84,188.43 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ANN M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,186.93 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, BARBARA J Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $84,185.63 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDRACKI, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,184.74 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, TINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,184.29 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADIN, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,183.91 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $84,183.73 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,183.59 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ERIN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,183.06 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLINA, LISA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,182.92 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RENE' Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,182.76 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, WAYNE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $84,182.25 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, MARIA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,182.04 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAWRENCE A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $84,181.34 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTNER, STACE L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $84,179.67 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, CHARLES J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,178.79 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSOVER, ANDREW I Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,178.08 Date 10/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, LOUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,177.60 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,177.60 Date 05/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHARNAIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,177.58 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, DERRICK A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,177.27 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZMITIA, JOSEPH S Employer name Orange County Amount $84,177.17 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $84,177.09 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, KELLYANNE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,176.91 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, TARA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,176.66 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSERNIA, AURORA G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,176.06 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRYKA, BRAD M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $84,176.03 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUGH-DAVY, LOUISE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,175.89 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHENRY, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $84,175.78 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, GREGORY C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,175.61 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ARTHUR W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,175.25 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPICCHIO, MARTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,174.24 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JUAN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,173.84 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,173.00 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JASON F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,172.85 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, KEITH A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $84,172.78 Date 01/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLER, FRANK O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,172.41 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,172.41 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, SANDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,172.41 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, MARTHA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,172.41 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTINGER, BENJAMIN F Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $84,172.27 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, BRUCE A Employer name Northville CSD Amount $84,172.22 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPS, JAIME D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $84,171.97 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUM, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $84,171.90 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SHAMEEKA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,171.84 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PETER C, SR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $84,171.60 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCIONE, DAVID A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $84,171.60 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, JEFFREY P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $84,170.84 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKSHAW, SHERYL M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,170.84 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANNA M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,170.84 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREK, ELIZABETH F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, STELLA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 01/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, LISA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCHINSKI, BRIDGET A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGER, ARTHUR M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,170.84 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,170.84 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,170.84 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, PING Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,170.84 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $84,170.84 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZI, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $84,170.84 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, SUSAN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System