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 MAC DOUGALL, PENNY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,699.47 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURECKI, PHILIP D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,699.42 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, MARCANTONIO G Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,699.09 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARNO, ROBERT M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,698.71 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASP, KIEWANDER S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,698.56 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $80,697.74 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, GEORGE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,697.34 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LARAINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,696.53 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, KATHY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,696.30 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEKS, ERIC S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $80,695.76 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IN, TONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,695.57 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, JERILYN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $80,695.54 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, MONICA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,695.37 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS-SEAMAN, COLETTE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,695.37 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAGALI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,695.37 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIOTTI, KAREN J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,695.37 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, MELISSA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,695.37 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUEANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,695.13 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTI, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,694.91 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDLIN, KATHRYN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,694.65 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JULIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,694.65 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,694.65 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARJORIE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $80,693.44 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVIELLO, PAMELA S Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $80,693.41 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERMAN, ALLAN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $80,693.38 Date 08/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,693.37 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARK E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,693.33 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICIGNANO, JOSEPH L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $80,692.95 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, NOEL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,692.91 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ROBERT D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,692.78 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATON, MARGARET C F Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,692.17 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, MARIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,692.14 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, KEVIN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $80,692.06 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSUMALAYAM, JOHN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,691.86 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBERTO, EMILY I Employer name Orange County Amount $80,691.75 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA SANCHEZ, HECTOR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $80,691.03 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,690.98 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KELLY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,690.56 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, JOHN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,690.55 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, WILFRID P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,689.91 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMAJ, ANTONINO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $80,689.79 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, CONCETTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,689.77 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, BRUCE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,689.72 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERENZI, JAKE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,689.66 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, SHANNON Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,689.52 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, STEVE A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $80,689.40 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MARY J Employer name Clinton County Amount $80,689.31 Date 02/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TREVOR M Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $80,688.16 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,687.92 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MOSES, III Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,687.87 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOPP, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,687.58 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNDERSON, LAUREN Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $80,687.43 Date 01/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB-TRIEBS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,687.42 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, MELISSA A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,687.36 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, JUDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,687.28 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANTINO, BARNEY T Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $80,687.25 Date 03/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERTON, JAMEL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,687.02 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, MICHAEL P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,686.02 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,685.32 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTKE-RUBINOW, STEPHANIE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,684.87 Date 08/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, PADRAIG D Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $80,684.82 Date 03/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,684.21 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARRE, CHARLES G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,683.84 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,683.80 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSHUA M Employer name Warren County Amount $80,683.45 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER-ALEXANDER, PATRICIA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $80,683.22 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON CLAY, ALTAMEASE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,683.22 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, BEATRIZ R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $80,683.22 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Norwich Amount $80,682.46 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLIM, MAUREEN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $80,682.35 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, DAVID H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,682.10 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, SVETLANA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $80,681.90 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLIFVON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,681.90 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, LEE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,681.90 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMER, RAYMOND R Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,681.01 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, NEIL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,680.64 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,680.56 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, MARK S Employer name Education Department Amount $80,678.91 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKOWICZ, JOSEPH P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,677.43 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUREK, LISA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,677.08 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUJASTYK, MARTIN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,676.88 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, YOLENNY Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,676.88 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, PATRICK B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,676.39 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,675.42 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAMES E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,675.09 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KER, MARY R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,674.40 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MURDELL M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,674.40 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMONEY, GAVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,674.33 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, KRISTA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,673.84 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, KERRY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,673.51 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONAGH, MARTIN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,672.95 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXUME, PIERRE V Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,672.50 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JEFFREY G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $80,672.26 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILIUS, LYNDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,671.90 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, RANDALL C Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $80,671.72 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANKA, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,671.29 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANETTI, ERICA W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,671.10 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, JOANN L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $80,671.00 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID S Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $80,670.51 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, CHARLES J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,670.42 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System