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 RIVERA, MOSES J Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $81,690.14 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAND, MICHAEL P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,689.78 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ELISABETH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,688.56 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GEORGE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,688.42 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, LAURA E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $81,688.25 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATASHA Y Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $81,688.10 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYEA, MARY G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $81,688.00 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKALO, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,687.99 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRANCE, PHILIP G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,687.37 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, BARRY F Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $81,686.88 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEXTON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,686.71 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISSELL, JONATHAN D Employer name Broome County Amount $81,686.52 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, IRMA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,686.45 Date 01/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDRAGER, MARLENE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,686.45 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ELENA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,686.36 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CODY J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $81,686.31 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNER, DARLENE F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $81,686.07 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERSO, JODI L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $81,685.61 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, BRIAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,684.77 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DWAIN K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,684.62 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFARELLI, EDWARD M, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,684.38 Date 02/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, LAWRENCE P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $81,684.34 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVORY, PETER DN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,684.31 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LOUIE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,684.08 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLAS, JOHN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,683.99 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROSALIND L Employer name Department of State Amount $81,683.68 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AASEN, ANITA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,683.20 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, KEVIN A Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $81,683.16 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, NANCY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $81,683.16 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOTI-ELIA, THERESA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,682.79 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, GREGORY R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $81,682.78 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $81,682.25 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, STEVEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $81,682.02 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, RANDALL E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,681.92 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOX, DONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,681.72 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESKO, CHERYL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,681.70 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, BENJAMIN H Employer name City of Elmira Amount $81,681.38 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURCAN, CHRISTINE L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $81,681.24 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, JOHNNY H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,679.90 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN T Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,679.73 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DONALD S, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,679.51 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,679.39 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCOE, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,679.05 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, IVETTE Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $81,678.56 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, GERARD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,678.36 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICATONE, JOHN JAMES Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,678.20 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, GORDON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,678.16 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLITTIERI, CRAIG D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,678.13 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALTON, WENDY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,677.58 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,677.11 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO-SOTO, GINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,676.55 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NEIL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,676.43 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, TINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,676.40 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, REGINA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,676.32 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVILLS, THEODORE T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,675.85 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMA, KAREN Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $81,675.70 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,675.67 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, DANIEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $81,674.56 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTE, PHILIP A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $81,674.37 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKELVEY, THOMAS W, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $81,673.17 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,672.94 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUES, JEFFRY P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,672.64 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER M J Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,672.64 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESCIA, GERARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,672.37 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, LISA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,672.16 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHISTER, ANGELA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,672.16 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELMAN, IRINA Employer name Fulton County Amount $81,671.88 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, WESLEY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,671.81 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAROWSKI, WALTER M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $81,671.20 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, TERRENCE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,671.09 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,670.86 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,670.40 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,670.37 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PATRICK F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,669.93 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUATTERY, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $81,669.68 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANE C Employer name City of Rye Amount $81,669.15 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, TRAVIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,668.37 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Albany County Amount $81,667.37 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE A Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $81,667.33 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, ROBERT M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,667.19 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, SADITH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,666.27 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMEDIOS, AIDA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,665.16 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBIA, PHILIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,664.50 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, JASON A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $81,664.05 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GERALD W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $81,663.22 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM W, VIII Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $81,662.91 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, DAVID F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,662.60 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARN, BAWAN K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,662.16 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,662.00 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGHELA, MARY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,661.96 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGULSKI, KEITH E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,661.92 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRECA, ALLAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,661.87 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMCOTT, MATTHEW E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,661.73 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JOSEPH E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $81,661.67 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, CHRYSANTHI Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $81,661.61 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULEA, PETER C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,659.69 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLELLAN, CAROLINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,659.58 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, PATRICK J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,659.57 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONDRACEK, JAMES J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,659.39 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,658.96 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System