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 MARTIN, MYRNA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,829.74 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,828.84 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,828.72 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZELLE, CHARLES Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $79,828.67 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUDRALA, HIMABINDU Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,828.50 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, JAMES D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,828.43 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, JULIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,828.21 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIOCCO, JOHN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $79,827.92 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHLEEN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,827.72 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLVER, PATRICK J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,827.70 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHANE A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,827.43 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TRACEY H Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $79,827.09 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG-BONDS, ANDREA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $79,826.62 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBY, JAMES D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,826.52 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, THOMAS D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,826.39 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOONDAR, AMBIKA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,826.04 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ERIC K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,825.74 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KARL E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,825.37 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $79,825.32 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSULAS, DINO C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,825.16 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, THOMAS F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,824.73 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, THOMAS D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,824.54 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYCE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,824.50 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUMANI, MALEK S Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $79,823.86 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,823.44 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCELLA, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $79,823.11 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $79,822.66 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, BARRY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,822.58 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBERT-MELENDEZ, CONSTANCE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $79,822.29 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEJA, CHARLES F Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $79,822.20 Date 12/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SANDRA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,822.16 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,822.03 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTHEIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $79,821.87 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ROESSEL, ANNEMARIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,821.81 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, LOUIS A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $79,821.35 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JEFFREY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,820.94 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALANKER, ALYSSA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $79,820.78 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULION, RIZZA P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,820.52 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,820.39 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JENNIFER B Employer name Erie County Amount $79,820.25 Date 04/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, FRANCIS P, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,819.79 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LETICIA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $79,818.87 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, ALDO J, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $79,818.63 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,818.44 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, SHERYL A Employer name Village of Northport Amount $79,818.06 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, MICHELLE L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,818.01 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, MARGARET A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,817.92 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETTE, GLORIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,817.78 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLFELD, TRACEY A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,817.74 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, KEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,817.73 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, DANIEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,817.63 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, PAUL M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $79,817.55 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUERELLO, ANNE Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $79,817.18 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, ROBERT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,817.06 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,816.44 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,816.41 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, ANDREW P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,816.36 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,814.41 Date 05/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUL, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,814.10 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPEY, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $79,814.04 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURACK, MARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,813.79 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SYDNEY R Employer name Candor CSD Amount $79,813.40 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIGAN, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rome Amount $79,813.21 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, VALERIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,813.20 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, GRACE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,813.05 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGIBAY, ALBERT Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,813.00 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, FRITZA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,813.00 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, HILARY F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,812.57 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW-REYNOLDS, SHELLEY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,811.88 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MARK D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $79,811.51 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALY, JANET K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,811.42 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, STEVE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $79,811.14 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRANCE, ROBERT S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $79,811.06 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JANET R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,810.52 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, RUTH ANN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,809.55 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,809.36 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVITCH, MINDY A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,808.98 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, RICHARD G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,808.87 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNUU, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,808.85 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,808.72 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNODLE, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $79,808.21 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ERIC J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,808.04 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, TASHI A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $79,806.95 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMBORSKI, JENNIFER R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $79,806.93 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOT, SUSAN W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $79,806.63 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, MELINDA S Employer name Education Department Amount $79,806.48 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKER-RACKOFF, MICHELE F Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $79,805.41 Date 06/09/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELL, JOLAINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,805.35 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,805.23 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREE, ELIZABETH W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,805.14 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROVITZ, JANICE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,805.06 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, CATHERINE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,804.98 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,804.91 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, DONALD H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,803.83 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, STEVEN P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $79,803.51 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBADEAUX, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $79,803.50 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONESKY, KELLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,803.03 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBMEIER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $79,802.66 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCE, RICHARD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,802.06 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKOWKA, PHILIP M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,801.79 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System