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 STONE, LISA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,576.30 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, MAX Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,576.04 Date 08/13/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADVEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $81,575.97 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JANET L Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,575.92 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, WILLIAM J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $81,575.85 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, WESLEY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,575.80 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, GEORGE T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,575.33 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, MELVIN Employer name Oneida County Amount $81,575.23 Date 08/07/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, SCOTT E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $81,574.85 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CHAD M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,574.64 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINER, ANDREW S Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $81,574.49 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $81,574.48 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNING, SCOTT D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,574.44 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOECKER, JENNIFER L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $81,573.93 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, ONIEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,572.94 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, JONATHAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,571.83 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAFTIS, LAURA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,571.70 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, PAMELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,571.70 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, RONALD K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,571.05 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, CHARMAINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,570.90 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURON, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,570.49 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, JOSEPH P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,569.79 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVESE, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,568.93 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, TERESA T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $81,568.84 Date 07/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVNEY, JOHN A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,568.52 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERENE, MARK E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,567.84 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUEN, SUNNY YUETCHUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,566.68 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, CRAIG D Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,566.56 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, PATRICK T Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $81,566.32 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, ISAAC Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,565.78 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILSAIME, ANDREW Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,565.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRADLEY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,565.12 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, KEITH D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,563.83 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLOIN, LOIS B Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,563.44 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, PATRICIA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,563.05 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,562.92 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHARLES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,562.84 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, VARONA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,562.83 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,562.77 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWISS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,561.70 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIKE, BRADLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,561.64 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAVID C Employer name Orange County Amount $81,561.38 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHREN, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $81,561.37 Date 08/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANE E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $81,560.82 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $81,560.82 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAFT, MARJORIE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,560.68 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENCE, KAII M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $81,560.63 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,560.44 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, KIMBERLY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,559.75 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KEVIN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,559.73 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHKOSKI, JEREMY R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $81,559.51 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JASMIN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,559.50 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDANG, JASON L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,559.28 Date 02/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, KEVIN R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,559.05 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENAU, LISA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $81,558.78 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $81,558.20 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,557.28 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALAS, ROMANA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,556.94 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGO, HASA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,556.82 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, MARILYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $81,556.30 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOGWUGWU, BETTY C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,555.91 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JAMES L Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $81,554.60 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MARIANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,554.50 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, BONNIE L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $81,554.33 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, LISA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $81,553.89 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMEI, GREGORY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,553.18 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEROW, DEREK J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $81,553.06 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, GORDON E, JR Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $81,553.05 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RONNIE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,552.83 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGER, GERARDETTE A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $81,552.12 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $81,551.50 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, THOMAS W Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $81,551.39 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DEBORAH A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $81,551.32 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKS, SARA H Employer name Town of Massena Amount $81,550.99 Date 11/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHIOLI, VIRGINIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,550.42 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, TODD P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,550.04 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEVEN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,550.00 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGENTHALER, KIRSTEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,549.98 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, DANY Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $81,548.56 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, NADINE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,547.15 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, STEVEN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,547.14 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LUCIANO J Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $81,547.06 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIERTZ, MARK A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,546.24 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, RYAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $81,546.13 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, ERIC L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $81,545.82 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, MATTHEW J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,545.58 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ANNETTE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,545.49 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ALISON C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $81,544.58 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, WILLIAM R Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $81,544.56 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUAZIZ, ABDELGHANI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,544.21 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, JENNIFER D Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,544.13 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,543.63 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLHUT, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $81,543.63 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, VICTOR A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,543.06 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, CARMEN A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $81,541.81 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAU, THOMAS H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $81,541.73 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Warren County Amount $81,541.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, IAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,541.32 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,540.76 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, PAULA A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $81,540.54 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System