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 HIGGINBOTHAM, TRACY L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $83,193.35 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $83,193.32 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOF, JONATHAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,193.30 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDON, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $83,193.03 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $83,192.62 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASINSKI, BONNIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,192.46 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTECHMILER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,192.46 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILL, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,192.46 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, BARRY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,192.46 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, PATRICK D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,192.34 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDENHOVIUS, MARTHA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,192.34 Date 12/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $83,191.79 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, LAUREL E.S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,191.54 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMETTE, DANIEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,191.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTER, KENT B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,191.03 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, HUGH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,191.03 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $83,190.69 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DANNY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,190.57 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOTTO, PATRICIA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,190.22 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, WANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,189.73 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLNER, BRANDON M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $83,189.45 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILICOSKI, HOLLY L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $83,189.16 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPE, DAVID R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,189.16 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDELL-OBENAUER, CHERYL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,189.16 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, HERVE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,188.87 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $83,186.98 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, NEIL T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,186.92 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NADIA C, MS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,186.24 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RANDI J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,185.90 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISGALLI, MAUREEN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,185.51 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, SANDRA H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,185.44 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALL, JOHN R, JR Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $83,185.42 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELSIGNORE, DINO Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $83,184.59 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZERUS, JASON S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,184.46 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARNEY, HARRIET A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $83,184.42 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRENDA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $83,184.40 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, PAUL M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $83,183.88 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUKA, SUZANNE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,183.36 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, DENNISE M, MS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,182.72 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, EDWARD M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,182.26 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MALCOLM D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,182.00 Date 11/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, MEGAN E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $83,181.31 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYTON, BRYAN K Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,181.22 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASING, DONALD M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,180.79 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, FRANK N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,180.02 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMINSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,179.92 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERSO, PHILIP A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,179.72 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, KELLY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $83,179.72 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROGER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,178.84 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMASCIO, DANIELLE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,178.75 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DAVID M, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $83,178.64 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, GAVIN E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,178.49 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, PRAKASH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,178.16 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, SEAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,178.12 Date 12/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, JEFFREY A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,178.05 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,177.97 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDAN, NARANZUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,177.94 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, YACAIRA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,177.78 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TERRI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $83,177.66 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDI, CHUKWUKA S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,176.50 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERNATHY-BONGIORNO, CAROLYN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,176.38 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,176.35 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANNUNZIATA Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,175.92 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICOLA, MARLENE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $83,175.84 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESEFSKE, PAUL D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,174.79 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES D, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,174.48 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCHIO, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,174.41 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $83,173.72 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGG BATTISTI, SHARON D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $83,173.31 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIUCCIO, EMILY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,173.00 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARDA, ANTHONY P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,172.78 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, LOUIS N Employer name Town of Somers Amount $83,171.86 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,171.76 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DAVID C Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $83,171.13 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, GABRIELE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,170.31 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRAINO, GARRY D Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $83,170.21 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,169.02 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEC, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,168.42 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $83,168.29 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, YVONNE M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $83,168.09 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARK L Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $83,167.68 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KEVIN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,167.50 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, HAIDEE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,167.33 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, JILL K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,167.26 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, JERRI L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $83,167.22 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNE, LISA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,167.17 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, BRIAN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,166.70 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, SANDRA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $83,165.06 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHEY, DAVID J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $83,165.06 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,163.87 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTUCELLI, LEE J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,163.11 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDZICK, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,162.19 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, TRACY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $83,162.07 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, STEVEN J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $83,161.94 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, MARIA L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $83,161.88 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $83,161.65 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBON, SHARIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,161.52 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, GERARD J Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $83,161.05 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, JOHNNY Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,160.79 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, JEREMY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,160.45 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System