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 SHOLL, JOANN M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $81,755.43 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JAMES M Employer name Genesee County Amount $81,755.40 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SCOTT A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,754.90 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROL, MARK H Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,754.77 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, MARK D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,754.46 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHCHENKO, ELENA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $81,753.04 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,753.02 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, SEBASTIANO Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $81,752.50 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,752.45 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, NICHOLAS R Employer name Ontario County Amount $81,752.38 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, RUI M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,752.33 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIZZONITE, J DANIEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,752.31 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSCHNEIDER, ERIC M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,752.30 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, SONIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,752.15 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, KETURAH Employer name Education Department Amount $81,752.06 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENKEL, YEVGENIY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,752.01 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, KERRI-LINNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,751.82 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, ERIC J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,751.59 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRULL, DAVID W, II Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,751.32 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GREG W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $81,751.07 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYES, JOHN W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $81,751.03 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMRIGHOUSE, SCOTT F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $81,750.88 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAUCH, MICHAEL K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,750.34 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, CHRISTINE E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $81,749.98 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, CYNTHIA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,749.64 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUAN A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $81,749.20 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $81,749.05 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, ANNA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,748.29 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, STEVEN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,747.86 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, GEORGIA C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,747.65 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, TIFFANY K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,747.09 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, RACHEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,747.05 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, BRADLEY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,746.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, YASMINE C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,746.31 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, PETER W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,745.74 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAMMIE, KATHY K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,745.74 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCIGNO, PAUL F Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $81,745.47 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLTERS, STEVEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,745.12 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDLOV, DEBORAH A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $81,745.10 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, ALBERT D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,744.94 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, JOHN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,744.60 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGER, EDWARD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,744.57 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISLANE, JUDY C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $81,744.57 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDEH, MAZEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,744.00 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, WAYNE C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $81,743.64 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARKEY, BARBARA ANN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $81,743.04 Date 09/18/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, GARY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,742.44 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, JEANNE MARIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,742.42 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ALEXIS C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,742.36 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAL, COLLIS E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $81,742.36 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDEJAR , SILVIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,742.25 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, RAFFAELLA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,742.01 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, JOEL V Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,741.48 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARK H Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,741.12 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,739.81 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNEY, LAUREL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,739.80 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, SARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,739.51 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLER, ANN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,739.14 Date 10/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LOUSIE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,738.60 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SUSAN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,738.17 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, AARON W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,737.50 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAN, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,737.16 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,736.70 Date 07/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, CAROLYN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,735.88 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE-KOO, BRITTANY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,735.84 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, BRUCE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $81,735.83 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,735.45 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JUSTIN L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $81,735.35 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGER, BRANDON T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,735.13 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHYOUNG, WILFRED A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,734.50 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, ALICIA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,734.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, JESSE L Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $81,734.39 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMS-COGGINS, RAJARIUS C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,734.31 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AARON D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $81,733.81 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, PATRICK Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $81,733.81 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOSE F Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $81,733.65 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,733.50 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,733.07 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, BARBARA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,732.58 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,731.53 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, DUNCAN R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,731.05 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANTA, JEANNE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $81,730.91 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHMLER, ELIZABETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,730.91 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUQUETTE, MARGUERITE C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $81,730.91 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECENGOST, SAMUEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $81,730.05 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, EDDIE P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,729.97 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $81,729.31 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SEAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,728.59 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUITO-ENSMINGER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,728.44 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,728.43 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, JOSHUA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,728.40 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, GARY A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $81,728.40 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNIYAMOORTHY, KRISHNATHASAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,728.22 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, TODD M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $81,727.63 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, PATRICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,727.22 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SHAWN P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,726.86 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,726.86 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, ANNA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,726.86 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHE, JENNIFER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,726.62 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, BRUCE F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,726.47 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System