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 TERRY, ERICA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,955.64 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SCOTT R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,955.62 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,955.28 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $80,955.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELVEDERE, REBECCA Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,955.00 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, RONDA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,955.00 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, ELIZABETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,955.00 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDERER, THOEODORE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,955.00 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JEANNIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,955.00 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG-CLOUSE, MARY PAIGE Employer name Crawford Library District Amount $80,954.91 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUDLAI, IRINA N Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,954.79 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPFERBERG, LISA K Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $80,954.25 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KRISTIN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $80,953.92 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, ROBERT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,953.80 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTENE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,952.56 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, EVERETT F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,950.09 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DANIEL F Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,949.01 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGH, JEREMY E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,948.68 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIRZIS, SHARON J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,948.64 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SARAH P Employer name Education Department Amount $80,948.55 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISZEWSKI, MICHAEL V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,948.23 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, ERIC V Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,947.81 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELDEN-HARRINGTON, GAIL Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $80,947.65 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,947.65 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, ANGELA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,947.33 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATE, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,947.33 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, DEBORAH J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,946.95 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $80,946.81 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ROBERT R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $80,946.17 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVOLI, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,944.62 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SEAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,944.45 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLER, LEON E Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $80,943.61 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNEY, JOSEPH V Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $80,943.12 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABY, CURTIS A Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $80,942.55 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPEW, DEAN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,942.14 Date 05/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, GARY P Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $80,941.93 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNQUIST, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,941.89 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, COLLEEN M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $80,941.71 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, KELLY Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,941.71 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,941.45 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALINE, MICHAEL F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,941.35 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,941.34 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ASTRA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $80,940.81 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, SHARON N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,940.74 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SHANNON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,940.68 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZSAK, CAROLYN F Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $80,940.45 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, LESLIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,939.70 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GANGI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $80,939.28 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, MARTIN G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,939.00 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDKIN, SCOTT W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,938.70 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, DWAYNE E Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $80,938.68 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURANCE, LYNN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,938.52 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, JUSTYN B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,938.38 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLECHTA, JEFFREY H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $80,938.16 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTECORVO, ADRIENNE M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,938.05 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOYCE Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $80,937.39 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KAREN S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $80,936.68 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDENER, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $80,936.27 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKLIFFE, JOY E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,936.25 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JOVANKA N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,936.04 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, ZHONG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,936.04 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYCKE, ALISON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,936.03 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,935.46 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKHAM, DAVID R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,935.40 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON-PERKINS, ELOISE V Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,934.94 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MICHAL J Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $80,934.85 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOLINI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,934.47 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, JESSE C Employer name City of Corning Amount $80,934.33 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, JERRY T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,934.28 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, DAVID C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,933.78 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, VERONICA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,933.50 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $80,933.43 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGACT, JOSEPH G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,933.01 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCIUS, MARIE V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,932.66 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUZZETTE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $80,932.60 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ALICE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,932.48 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISCOCK, MELISSA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,931.91 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSMANN, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $80,931.79 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GIGI T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $80,931.50 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEBLER, EDWARD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,930.84 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, YVONNE D Employer name Orange County Amount $80,930.68 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, THEODORE C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,930.34 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURLAK, MARIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,929.87 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENKO, YVONNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,929.61 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, SUSIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,928.60 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDENBACH, MICHAEL F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,927.96 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, JOHN W Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,926.32 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDONE, SERGIO E Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $80,926.29 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAP, CYNTHIA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,926.23 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFISI, DANIELE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,925.97 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, NANCY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,925.27 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, CRAIG O Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,924.13 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDOO, ROWAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,924.10 Date 06/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, GARRETT M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $80,922.39 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGREE, JOHN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,922.27 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,921.17 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, TROY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,921.15 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,920.03 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-JONES, LAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,919.85 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KIRAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $80,918.43 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System