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 LIFFMAN, IRA B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDON, JOSEPH T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCEACHIN, LATASHA N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTOINETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRA, FERNANDO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CASSAUNDRA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, SYLVIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, DONALD W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,712.02 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIGNO-SCHWEIDER, THERESA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, DEBRA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDA, PAMELA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHARA R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, MARIA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, LISA LYNN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDI, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 02/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKIBBIN, ROBERT S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANNA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,712.02 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TERRI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,711.86 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $81,711.72 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATALE, LAURA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,711.64 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RONALD M Employer name Albany County Amount $81,711.56 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ERIC D Employer name City of Corning Amount $81,711.21 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZICK, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $81,711.19 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, REGINALD A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,710.85 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CARMELO Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $81,710.37 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $81,709.52 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHEN F Employer name Delaware County Amount $81,708.98 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASE, D JEREMY Employer name Delaware County Amount $81,708.92 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN-LAWRENCE, NIKKI Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,708.80 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, ERIK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,708.61 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,708.42 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, DAVID Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $81,708.37 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, ANITA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,708.23 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, ASHLEY E Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,707.69 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, VINCENT J Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $81,707.34 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXHOUSE, RICHARD C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,707.28 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN V Employer name Columbia County Amount $81,707.16 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, ROBERT L, JR Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $81,707.10 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHEILA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,707.07 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, FERNANDO A Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $81,706.45 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, GOLDA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $81,706.23 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, HELEN R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,706.17 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,705.79 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADOMSKI, THOMAS B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,705.63 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINSONNEAULT, ALAN R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,705.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEITMAN, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,705.09 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, GIOVANNINA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,705.02 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JUDITH L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,705.02 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, ROBERTO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,705.02 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSENBACH, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,705.02 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, ALAN Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $81,704.51 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANO, MICHAEL E, IV Employer name Albany County Amount $81,703.91 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, CRAIG M Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,703.73 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, COREY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,703.56 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, RENEE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,703.56 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, THOMAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,703.43 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEELY, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,703.18 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, TERESA P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,703.18 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMISE, ROBERT Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,703.18 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSTOS, NAGM-ELDIN I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,703.18 Date 12/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MARILYN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,702.97 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUECKER, REBECCA A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,702.94 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, TRACY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,702.42 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYEMI, GEORGE O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,701.61 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARA, MARGUERITE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,700.50 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOHN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,700.30 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCOWITZ, RICHARD B Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $81,699.98 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHUN TOK Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,698.98 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, TAMMY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,698.67 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD T Employer name Education Department Amount $81,698.24 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, KAREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,697.60 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOHN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,696.94 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, JAYNE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,696.42 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, CHARLES C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,696.07 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KAROL L Employer name Village of Albion Amount $81,695.99 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, THOMAS C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,695.97 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,695.82 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELTINE, MEGAN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,695.82 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLZA, FRANCINE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $81,695.76 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUCHE, RICHARD H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,695.59 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,695.43 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,694.44 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SCOTT Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,694.29 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREVELL, CHERYL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,694.03 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHKOV, KYRYLO I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,693.80 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ESTHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,693.17 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LAURA P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $81,692.59 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIA, CEDRIK D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $81,692.16 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TARA KAY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,691.85 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JOHN H Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $81,691.65 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, KEDESHA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,691.48 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, ANN MARIE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,691.48 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, BRIAN L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $81,691.28 Date 05/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANGELA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,691.11 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERS, ODESSA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,690.75 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $81,690.72 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENEAULT, JOEL D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,690.65 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System