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 GLAB, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,510.25 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, GINA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,510.00 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, DAVID M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,509.68 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $81,509.60 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, GERALD W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $81,509.13 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, CINDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $81,508.92 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, CLAUDIA NG Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,508.37 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, CANDICE N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,507.53 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BRADLEY I Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $81,507.16 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, ERIC S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,507.10 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMMUNDSEN, TRACY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,506.85 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $81,506.56 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,506.05 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MARTIN F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $81,505.53 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRATA, KATHLEEN M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $81,505.35 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOUGH, JOHN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,505.17 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRICCINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,503.81 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROY W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,503.35 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JANET E Employer name Education Department Amount $81,503.32 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, MARK E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $81,503.30 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,503.00 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,502.69 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NANCE-MOORE, NINA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,502.24 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHERINE B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,502.15 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,501.99 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASODERO, GERARD F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,501.69 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DENNIS C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,501.48 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUR, STEVEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,500.80 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINE, JOE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,500.52 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORN, MARTIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,500.40 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JOSEPH L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $81,500.16 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSERO, MARLON S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,500.05 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, SCOT A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,499.99 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,499.42 Date 11/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWAPRADIT, PRAWPAN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $81,499.02 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ERIKA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,498.99 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,498.98 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTON, PRESTON R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $81,498.61 Date 08/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, RAYMOND A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,497.89 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITEKAMP, JAMES Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $81,497.47 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, COSSANDRA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,497.07 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, VICTOR A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,496.87 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, DAVID Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,496.79 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,496.63 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SAMANTHA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,496.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ADAN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $81,496.03 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, DIANE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,495.69 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, STEVEN G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,495.13 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $81,494.67 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINE, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,494.57 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, TARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,494.15 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARA, LINDA Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,494.11 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSON, DEREK R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $81,494.07 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, KEVIN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,493.79 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISE, NANCY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,493.51 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESNER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,493.41 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSBERG, ERNEST K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,493.32 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDOTTI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $81,492.96 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAK, KAREN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $81,492.52 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKSTADER, TODD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,492.19 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,492.19 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,491.99 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, DONALD N, II Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $81,491.69 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, PAUL F Employer name Erie County Amount $81,491.51 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DENNY Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $81,491.45 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IARUSSO, JAMES J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,491.04 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SEAN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,490.75 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KEITH J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,489.89 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, NORMA J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $81,489.64 Date 01/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHONT, KARLA M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $81,489.64 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, NICHELLE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,489.00 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DALE H Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,488.88 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SANDRA L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,488.70 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, URSULA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,487.86 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, DAVID L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,487.61 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASOFSKY, MARIA R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,487.57 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JASON P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,487.53 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHORN, BLIMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,487.48 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, BARRY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,487.43 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ANDREW D Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,487.27 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $81,487.20 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, MARY P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,487.18 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RICHARD E, II Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,486.96 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARBY, DONALD E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,486.52 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, MARY ELLEN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,486.30 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, COLLEEN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,486.25 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZTUK, MARK R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,486.11 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MYRNA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,485.89 Date 11/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, DENNIS W, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,485.47 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,485.40 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAAS, JAMIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,485.35 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, JOANNA M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $81,485.10 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, DONNA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,485.02 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPE, DANIEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,485.00 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENECKER, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $81,484.29 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, NANCY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,482.73 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CLAUDINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,482.66 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SHELIA F Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,482.33 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CAROL SUTRICH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,481.63 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULSHIJORAWAR, JOAN B Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,481.58 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System