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 BENSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Warren County Amount $80,440.62 Date 04/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMBIANCHI, FRANK Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $80,440.58 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-BOYLE, KRISTINA L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,440.25 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCERBOX, GLEN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $80,440.11 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DAVID P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,439.72 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,439.60 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,439.52 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JAMES J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,439.49 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELDENRUST, WESLEY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,439.41 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADAY, JEFFERY D Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $80,438.86 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACE, ALLEN Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,438.84 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMONTSON, ELEASE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,438.62 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, STEPHANIE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,438.58 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEAN F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,437.37 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JOANN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $80,437.36 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFORZA, ROBERT E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,436.09 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, LELAND D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,435.62 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCONE, LAUREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,435.59 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, PHILIP J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,435.52 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTENSCHOT, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $80,435.15 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIBECAN, NISSA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,434.93 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANSDALE, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $80,434.09 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, RAYMOND P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,433.60 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DALLY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,433.38 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, ELAINE H Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $80,433.09 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, THERESE A Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $80,432.76 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERA, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $80,432.65 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBEN, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,432.34 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, SOPHIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $80,432.21 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYGO, TODD A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,431.60 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIROT, JONATHAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,431.35 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, KEVIN P Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $80,431.10 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MATTHEW L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,431.06 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, ROSALYNN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,430.60 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCO, ALESIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,430.48 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTMAN, SHARON L Employer name Education Department Amount $80,430.30 Date 08/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, GAYLORD C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $80,430.23 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZIMEK, MATTHEW D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,430.03 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORAK, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $80,429.94 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURBIN, CARI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,429.91 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFRI, SYEDALI S Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,429.50 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYS, JODIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,429.32 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEO, ROSALIE M Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $80,429.00 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIONE, PAUL Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,428.66 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURLOWICZ, JEFFREY D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,428.58 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, RAY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,428.49 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMMER, THOMAS J Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $80,428.46 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, JAMES M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,428.32 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVY, PAUL R Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $80,428.07 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLA, FRANK P Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $80,428.07 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERANCE, BENJAMIN P Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $80,427.70 Date 04/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $80,427.28 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAWN M Employer name Education Department Amount $80,427.23 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVIN, SHAUN Q Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,426.58 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, VAN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $80,426.46 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, DEIDRA M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $80,426.26 Date 10/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,425.99 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODALL, JASON D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,425.89 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSTYRE, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $80,425.42 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENSCHHOF, LUKE D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $80,424.58 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, PATRICIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $80,423.29 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, PATRICK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,423.05 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGEMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,422.76 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOOD, THOMAS E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,422.31 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, FRANK R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,421.77 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUELLETTE, CARMEN T Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $80,421.72 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENDYCK, JEFFREY D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,420.86 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEASH, STEVEN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,420.45 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSING, JAMES A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $80,420.29 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GLOPPER, PETER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,419.13 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, CLAUDIO Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,418.47 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ERIC J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,418.36 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ANDREW J, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $80,418.29 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ANTHONY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,418.16 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, ANN MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,418.14 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, KEVIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,418.01 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGEANT, JIHAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,417.48 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZORRA, PATRICIA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $80,417.13 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ANGELO, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,416.94 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESCHLER, CHAD D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,416.34 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHR, PETER J Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $80,416.14 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSKI-TREUEL, LAUREN T Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $80,416.13 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HOWARD I Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,415.99 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFFEL, GLENN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,415.83 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, MAUREEN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,415.66 Date 05/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, ANDREW M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,415.34 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,415.29 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, VINCENT J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,415.12 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $80,415.05 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEEMAN, TRAVIS M Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $80,414.08 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNCE, JOHN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,413.90 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, PAUL B Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $80,413.50 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CYNTHIA H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,413.44 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, SCOTT E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $80,413.20 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, CATHERINE Employer name Education Department Amount $80,412.54 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, LAURA A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,412.54 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, LAURA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,412.50 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROWOLSKI, MARK R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,412.20 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATELLI, LYNNETTE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,412.20 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, JOSEPH P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,411.89 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System