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 RICHARDS, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,597.34 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, KENNETH J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,597.14 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSTER, JAMES V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,596.45 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CHARLENE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,596.03 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PORE, ACHILLES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,595.83 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMENA, CLAUDIA J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $82,594.41 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, CHELSEA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $82,594.41 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURS, LORILYN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,594.27 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,594.26 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, NANCY Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $82,594.01 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $82,593.85 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $82,593.55 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, LUIS D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,593.02 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIK A Employer name S Tier East Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $82,592.93 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABILASH, JESSY G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,592.91 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRON, LOUISE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $82,592.67 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENESE, DEBRA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $82,592.41 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, FAY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,592.36 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, EDWARD F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,591.59 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ANGEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,591.44 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, BLAKE P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $82,591.00 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,590.54 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFALU, DENISE Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $82,589.20 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBUR, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,588.21 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALWAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $82,588.14 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, NICHOLAS Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $82,587.96 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, MAX N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,587.83 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHAD D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,587.66 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID E Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $82,587.28 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOH, PETER P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,587.16 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANGA, CHRISTIAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $82,586.84 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN-MARKEL, ROBERTA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,586.40 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, MARY ANGELA Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,586.40 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANI, ANNE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,586.40 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JUDITH H Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,586.40 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, PEISHENG Employer name Education Department Amount $82,586.40 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,585.41 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIEC, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,584.68 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALUN, DAVID Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,584.40 Date 01/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, PREETA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,584.21 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVAGO, GERARDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $82,584.06 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,584.00 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,583.99 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOST, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $82,583.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTLES, RYAN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,583.23 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSON, JUDY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,582.67 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, MICHAEL P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,582.67 Date 11/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWER, EUGENE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,582.32 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JAMES C Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $82,582.08 Date 05/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $82,581.77 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTELLA, JANINE M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $82,581.22 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDEN, LISA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,580.94 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDINGS, JOHN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,579.23 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLBRIGHT, ROBERT D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,577.31 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, JASON J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $82,577.30 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLY, SAMUEL Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,577.13 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRYON E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $82,576.49 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, JAMES G Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,576.18 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITSKI, VLADIMIR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $82,574.77 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIK, MICHAEL P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,574.71 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, GARY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,573.75 Date 02/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPER, KEITH M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,573.20 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,571.89 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, RUSSELL C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $82,571.64 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $82,571.61 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTTS, ANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,571.39 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,571.07 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, MICHELE S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,571.06 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,570.86 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, WILLIAM F Employer name Montgomery County Amount $82,570.79 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, BRADLEY E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,570.66 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, DONALD W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $82,569.99 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLAMARE, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,569.21 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JEFFREY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,567.76 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,566.77 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOAT, KENNETH C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,566.60 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, DAVID W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $82,566.00 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORDA, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,565.64 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHUNE, VERONICA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,565.41 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPROTE, LAWRENCE H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,565.28 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITO, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $82,565.04 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, YVONNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,564.84 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,564.70 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, CHARLES J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $82,564.62 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CAROL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,564.61 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGIO, ANTHONY L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $82,563.67 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,563.17 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HECTOR T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,562.78 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRACK, JENNIFER DD Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,562.65 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROWY, JASON C Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,561.70 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDOLA, CHERYL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,561.41 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOHM, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,560.88 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, BERNARD T Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $82,560.25 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JUSTIN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,560.12 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RONALD G Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $82,560.10 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, DONALD L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,560.07 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, MELISSA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,560.00 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERNICK, DONALD W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,559.50 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGENHEIM, SHARON F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,558.78 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, NICOLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,558.73 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System