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 HAPEMAN, JAMES D Employer name Columbia County Amount $81,627.96 Date 03/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIET, MICHAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $81,627.27 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JANIQUE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,627.25 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, CORTLAND C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,626.71 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSLOW, KEVIN D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,626.64 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULZBERGER, PENNY I Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,625.57 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN G Employer name City of Fulton Amount $81,625.11 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIZCARRONDO, CARLOS A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,625.10 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, DEAN S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,625.09 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGARIA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,624.81 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, KIRK G Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,624.77 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, DALE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,624.71 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHIR, TIMOTHY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,624.46 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, VICTORIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,624.44 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGNOLI, JOAN C Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $81,624.35 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Wayne County Amount $81,624.33 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS W Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $81,624.32 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RACHAEL L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,624.27 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJESKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $81,624.22 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, BRUCE H Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $81,624.15 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWAIN, EDWARD C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,623.89 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,623.02 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WILLIAM L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,622.48 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, IRIS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,622.45 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, DAVID R Employer name Education Department Amount $81,622.45 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTH, ROSEMARIE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,622.39 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, PATRICK W Employer name City of Olean Amount $81,621.80 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACK, NATHANIEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,621.54 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ORIETTA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $81,621.54 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, NELLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,621.54 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PAUL F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,621.53 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, KATHLEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,621.06 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,620.81 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUDZINSKI, GREGORY G Employer name Albany County Amount $81,620.72 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,620.69 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MILAN R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $81,620.63 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTTAM, NICHOLAS C Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $81,620.63 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNETT, BONNIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,620.41 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STANLEY O Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,619.63 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JAMES Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $81,619.04 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $81,618.62 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, NICHOLAS D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $81,618.45 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, NANCY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, DAISY, MS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DOUGLAS S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, MEGAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWL-KING, CHARLIE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARGOT M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SUSAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TIMOTHY G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATERLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENRICK, MARY KAY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPORTA, PHILIP F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIO, JENNIFER K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKELY, KARA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROCZEK, JEFFERY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCANSEY, KABUTEY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEM, SAMUEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, THADDEUS S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SANDRA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBER, ANGELA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDINGER, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDAME, WILLARD H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 03/05/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDELOGT, MARY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,618.22 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $81,618.12 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $81,618.05 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLYNNE F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,618.02 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGNEY, THOMAS P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,617.61 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGABER, STEPHEN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,617.42 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHO, JAMES L Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,617.22 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGER, RICHARD L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,616.88 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIES, KATHLEEN G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,616.80 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAND, DEBRA ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,616.68 Date 09/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, MICHAEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,616.53 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, RICHARD Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,616.46 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,616.44 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAOUETTE, SHIBLEY M, III Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,616.21 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, WINSOME A Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $81,615.45 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLONE, JASON L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $81,615.45 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMBE, JEFFERY J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $81,614.83 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, NOREEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,614.70 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, JAMES F, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $81,614.50 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, STEVEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,614.47 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, BARBARA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,614.40 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOSSE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,614.21 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYJAS, JOSEPH M, II Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $81,613.95 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAMELA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $81,613.48 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TIGHE G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $81,613.48 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, GWEN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,613.19 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, CRAIG D Employer name Cornell University Amount $81,612.78 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,612.54 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANDREA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,612.18 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, BRANDON J Employer name Erie County Amount $81,611.38 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVNANI, ROBERT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,610.88 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TOSHIA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,610.65 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTET, MARK S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,610.23 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REZMOVITS, BERNARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,610.10 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System