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 CUTHBERT, ALLEN F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $83,568.92 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTHIER-JAMES, JEREMY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $83,568.86 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSO, MARIE M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $83,568.80 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERY, GREGORY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $83,568.53 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $83,568.26 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, ANDREW D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,567.91 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $83,567.64 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $83,566.61 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,566.60 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $83,566.60 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, OWEN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,566.22 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, SUSAN F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $83,566.11 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, DESIREE Y Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,565.06 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $83,564.82 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTUONO, ANGELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,564.79 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BRENDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,564.75 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $83,564.37 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, STEVEN C Employer name Putnam County Amount $83,563.96 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARK G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,563.76 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARDI, JOSEPH M Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $83,563.00 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, PAULA Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $83,562.73 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, LINDA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,562.41 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANTON, PAUL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,561.44 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENZ, FRANCIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,561.35 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEJKO, ELIZA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,560.49 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,560.49 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIER, JEFFREY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,560.48 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LOREN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,560.20 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KENNETH P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $83,559.60 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DENNIS A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,559.53 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, LEE M Employer name Erie County Amount $83,559.10 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, FRANKLYN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,558.94 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, STEPHANIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,558.71 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JAMES M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,558.67 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUYOUR, LARRY D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $83,558.45 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, RUSSELL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,558.02 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIECKI, SHERRIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,557.81 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $83,557.56 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAROZIC, GREGORY S Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $83,557.49 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLICUDDY, JAMES E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,556.60 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID H Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $83,556.60 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CYNTHIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,556.58 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, BRADLEY T Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,556.43 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MONICA V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $83,556.18 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, PHILIP W Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $83,555.76 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEBIE, SCOTT W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,555.11 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOOKEY, KELLY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,555.05 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, NATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,554.90 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MATTHEW C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,554.90 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $83,554.90 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNG, BENJAMIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,554.90 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, DOUGLAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,554.38 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMADANI, MANAL W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,553.51 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, GEORGE E, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,553.25 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTIER, TERESA A Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $83,552.72 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIST, THOMAS M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,551.87 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGVILLE-GRAHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,551.79 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,551.12 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAKOPOULOS, GREGORY Employer name Wading River Fire District Amount $83,550.54 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPUS-SANTIAGO, RACHELLE L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $83,550.29 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,548.92 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, J THOMAS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $83,548.79 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSHELNITSKIY, IGOR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,548.20 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKEN, DANNY R, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,547.70 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, JAMES K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,547.46 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, MARYTA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,547.32 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DEBRA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,547.20 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, DEANNA M, MS Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,547.08 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, DANIEL M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $83,545.68 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, PETE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,545.03 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, ANTHONY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $83,544.45 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, MATTHEW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,544.41 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLAR, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,544.12 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECHANIK, ANNE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,543.35 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $83,543.34 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHON, SHERYL H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,543.34 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOULIS, EVETTE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,543.30 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $83,542.40 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTER, ROBERT P Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $83,541.71 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LAILA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,541.67 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JARED C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,541.66 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFATHER, ALICE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $83,540.32 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSKE, REGINA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,540.08 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, AMY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,540.03 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, ROBERT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,538.99 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN CARINO, EDWIN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,538.40 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERSA, ARTHUR R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,538.24 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLIN, WILLIAM, III Employer name City of Norwich Amount $83,537.64 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, ANGELO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,537.54 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,537.38 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, IRVING, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,537.32 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIDELL, PAMELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,537.31 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ANDREW LB Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $83,537.12 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAB, GARY S, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,537.08 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUSCIK, PAUL H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,537.07 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CRAIG M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,536.66 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISKI, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,535.94 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MATTHEW B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,535.22 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-RAMSAY, MARIE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,534.91 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, MARK J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,534.61 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System