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 COUGHLIN, LISA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,073.74 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORICI, KENNETH M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $80,073.39 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHAILA, DANA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,072.70 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, COLLIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,072.09 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATARI, DEBRA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $80,071.31 Date 11/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, ATIBA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,071.24 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTROM, DANIEL R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,070.46 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERI, NEAL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,070.32 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,070.07 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,069.89 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, BROCK C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $80,069.10 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, FELIX A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,068.74 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSOWSKI, ROBERT H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,068.69 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLYNSKI, BLYTHE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,068.59 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKER, JOANNE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $80,068.09 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANC, KRISTIN E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,068.04 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, SHARESE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,067.83 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSANO, PENNY S Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $80,067.80 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZER, RICHARD H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,067.58 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, REBECCA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,067.26 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZUTPHEN, CHARLES M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $80,067.01 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ALMA GRACE P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,065.99 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPFEL, WILLIAM A Employer name Genesee County Amount $80,065.72 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKES, LYNN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,065.49 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADLIN, GLORIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,064.89 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MIRA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,064.65 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, YASHA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,063.73 Date 04/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LORALEE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $80,063.51 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $80,063.43 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $80,063.25 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORNDRAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,063.21 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSLER, ELAINE M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $80,063.14 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, THOMAS J, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,063.12 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIANO, MICHELLE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $80,062.81 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, ALLISON H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,062.76 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISACANO, PAUL J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $80,062.26 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,062.06 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,061.94 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,061.51 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $80,061.43 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, ALAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,061.35 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-HALL, TYHESIA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,061.29 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNER, ZACHARY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $80,060.74 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, MARICELIS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,060.59 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, JAMES E, III Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,060.50 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $80,060.50 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, JOEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,060.50 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JOSEPH S, III Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,060.46 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, WILLIAM A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,059.94 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, INGRID ALEXANDRA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,059.89 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, PAMELA T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,058.91 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, GREGORY Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $80,058.67 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, JEREMIAH S Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $80,058.67 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALE, IAN Z Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $80,058.66 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHL, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $80,058.44 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGLE, MARY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,058.39 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROLINO-NORTON, STACEY F Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $80,058.20 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,057.54 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPOLITO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Village of Newark Amount $80,056.58 Date 03/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOH, MAWUSINU CHARITY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,056.13 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, SOFIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,056.12 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRENKO, ELENA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,055.72 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUMIER, LUCIEN W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,055.46 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DONSEL, RICHARD C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $80,055.11 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,055.01 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO-GRAZIANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $80,054.77 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, CATHERINE E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $80,054.53 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, JING Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $80,053.74 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARLENE K Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $80,053.74 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, VINCENT R Employer name City of Utica Amount $80,053.39 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,052.91 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULAND, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,050.91 Date 01/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, ALINA R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $80,050.82 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ELROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,050.80 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, TERIZENA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,049.49 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELORRIAGA, KRISTIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,049.17 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, WARREN J Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $80,048.10 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, PETER R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $80,048.04 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TERENCE Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,047.74 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BRANDON F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,047.24 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LAUREL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $80,046.66 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GARY A, JR Employer name Village of Chester Amount $80,046.09 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GALLAGHER, DEBORAH B Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $80,045.94 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, MARTHA A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $80,045.82 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSART, SCOTT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,045.33 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, HENRY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $80,044.98 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBITSCH, KEVIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,044.74 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ATTA, STEPHANIE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,044.48 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,044.30 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, GREG C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,044.12 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, MATTHEW L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $80,044.10 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,043.88 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARK R Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $80,043.73 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER-ROBERTS, TONJA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,043.62 Date 02/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WAYNE W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $80,042.09 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLICH, ERICA C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,041.84 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MARIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,041.68 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, DANA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $80,041.65 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,041.34 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, TRACEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,040.79 Date 09/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System