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 ROTH, JONATHAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MAKIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,352.58 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUFMAN, JOEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRSAGER, ALAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOJAIE, MIRZA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,352.58 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ALEXANDER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, IGNAZIO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALSASS, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ALPHONSO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENGLEIN, FRANK G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, CALVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, NATHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, OSAMA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYANT Y Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RAMESH S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, ALTON J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVEDI, ANSHUMAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYAS, PUNDRIKKUMAR R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,352.58 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APARA, ADEFEMI F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,352.58 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, PETER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,352.58 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAS, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,352.58 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENICK, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,352.58 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RASHEED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ARTHUR H F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, BRIAN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPER, YEVGENY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREDO, BENEDICTO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, ANTHONY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, ANDREW Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, RONALD M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-GRAVES, ROBERTA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, GARY P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, WENDY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, THOMAS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 01/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENZELLER, RICHARD EMIL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSTEIN, STEPHEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 07/24/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANA, CLEMENT O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNEWALD, JUNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 09/01/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, PAMELA W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, STEFANIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIA, THERESA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARUCH, WALTER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, DELPHINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETION, CREDA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSOULAKIS, ANTHONY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, JOHNNIE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, SAMUEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHAIM ZVI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 08/02/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKSBERG, RICHARD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,352.58 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, LESLIE C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $80,352.09 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,351.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, MICHAEL F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,351.36 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURUCKER, DARRYL A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $80,351.31 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,351.11 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, RAHSANICA M Employer name Erie County Amount $80,350.55 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GWENDOLYN F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,350.53 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KIM N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,350.40 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,350.26 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, MARTIN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,350.04 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINASI, LOUIS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,349.38 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAFORTE, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $80,348.42 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, LOUREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,348.17 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSLEY, JULIANE W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,348.07 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, THOMAS J Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $80,347.36 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,347.20 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,347.08 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, LINDA S Employer name Education Department Amount $80,346.76 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHARLES G Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,346.65 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLETT, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,346.50 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JEANETTE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $80,346.17 Date 12/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN H Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $80,345.99 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, NANCY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,345.84 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TERRY L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,345.61 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $80,345.43 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARKUS J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $80,345.18 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISELY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $80,344.37 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEVANO, ANTHONY P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,344.14 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ZACHARY M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $80,344.12 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HECTOR B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,343.88 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, MICHELLE C Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $80,343.78 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOXON, SHAWN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,343.51 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, LORENZO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $80,342.96 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDEN, JONELL E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,342.61 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINLICKY, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,342.35 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIC, DINO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,342.23 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, GERARDO E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,342.02 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,341.55 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,341.05 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $80,340.89 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMIEIRO, ANTONIO Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $80,340.86 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, TEDDY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $80,340.48 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDARELLI, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,340.36 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSNIERZ, THEODORE T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,340.00 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,339.55 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESKO, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,339.49 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHS, MICHELLE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $80,339.39 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLEIN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,339.19 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBINA, PAUL L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $80,338.69 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System