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 NEAL, DEBORAH Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,609.69 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE E Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $80,609.43 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGI, PETER M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,609.10 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKELLY, CRAIG L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,609.09 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, GINA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,609.02 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, WILLIAM M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $80,608.97 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMET, JOHN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,607.79 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, VIRGINIA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $80,607.77 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, SABRINA R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,606.73 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, NANCY C Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $80,606.57 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,606.49 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMICK, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $80,606.31 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKEY, JACQUELINE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $80,605.77 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, LAWRENCE E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,605.64 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRIAN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,605.17 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, THERESA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,604.87 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TERRY A Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $80,604.00 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIE, DANIEL R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,602.59 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARTIN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,602.58 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $80,602.48 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRENDA, SAMANTHA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,602.39 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMELUS, JEAN O Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,602.11 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,601.92 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIENCZYKOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,601.89 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLBERG, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,601.70 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BRENDAN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $80,601.67 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOVICH, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,601.48 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERHAAR, PAUL J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,601.34 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,600.90 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, AMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,600.77 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, JEFFREY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,600.06 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER-ROSARIO, CAROL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,600.02 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARO, STEVEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,600.00 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, SUSAN A Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $80,600.00 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLACINO, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $80,599.81 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHSE, NELSON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,599.67 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JAN E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,599.35 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,599.10 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, LISA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,598.87 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CRISTI, RICHARD Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,598.73 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MARTIN W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,598.73 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, RONNA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $80,597.74 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHILIP T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $80,597.63 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, BRIAN E Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $80,596.97 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKE, LAUREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,596.88 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, ROBERT E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,596.86 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MAUREEN R Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $80,596.37 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSKOWSKY, DENNIS G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,595.99 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTELL, RALPH L Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,595.46 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,595.12 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, BENNY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,594.90 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLEY, RICHARD B Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,594.72 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCTARNAGHAN, STEPHEN R Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $80,594.33 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NELSON E, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,594.01 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXSEY, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,593.70 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, THOMAS H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,593.59 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, CHESTER B Employer name Department of State Amount $80,593.50 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGLER, DAMIAN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $80,591.89 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOETZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,591.71 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, AGNES M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,591.69 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, GERALD E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $80,591.53 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUTY, VONNIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $80,591.46 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID D Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $80,591.08 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, STEPHANIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,590.70 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MANUEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,590.31 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $80,589.47 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, KEVIN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,589.34 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON-SIAG, LYNLEY B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,588.60 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, COLLEEN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,588.15 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JAMES D II Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,587.78 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JERRY D Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $80,587.74 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDY, MICHAEL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $80,587.51 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOAN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,587.03 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWSINSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,586.69 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLEY, AIMEE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,586.14 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,585.49 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,584.40 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,583.61 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $80,583.41 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTERSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,583.25 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLODY, ANNE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,583.19 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,583.18 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOSEPH C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,581.77 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,581.71 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,580.82 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELAND, NEIL A Employer name Yates County Amount $80,580.65 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ARTHUR W, JR Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $80,580.51 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, DANA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,580.50 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, SHAVINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $80,580.21 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, JASON L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,580.15 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, EDWARD D Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $80,580.01 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELCHOWSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,579.74 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, REBECCA S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,579.47 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA, SUONG D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $80,579.44 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUSS, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,579.37 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,579.31 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, VERNON A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,578.51 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, DAWN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,578.29 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHESON, PATRICK H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,577.91 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSTPILLE, VIVIAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,576.72 Date 08/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System