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 BERNHARDT, CHARLES M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,768.78 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHART, DAVID M Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,768.27 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $79,767.95 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $79,767.72 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENDRE, NICOLE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,767.54 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNISON, DEAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,767.44 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDNEY, CHARLES E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,767.40 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, THOMAS D Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $79,766.81 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULMONE, RICHARD T Employer name Orange County Amount $79,766.80 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN H, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,766.03 Date 12/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETZKORN, JOHN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,765.87 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROW, JOSEPH R Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $79,765.52 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, RICHARD M Employer name Albany County Amount $79,765.44 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JAMES F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,765.28 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, LONNIE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,764.71 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELUS, ETIENNE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $79,764.45 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, PETER A Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,763.77 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVONA, NICHOLAS Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $79,763.74 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DOREEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,763.68 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, DAVID J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,763.53 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, HECTOR L, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,763.43 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KENNETH S, SR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $79,762.84 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETTIERE, DIANE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,762.69 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,762.60 Date 06/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, VINCENT Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $79,762.04 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, DANIELLE D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,761.96 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, EDWARD Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $79,761.36 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, KEITH M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $79,761.33 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROFETTA, LARRY C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,761.20 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHILL, LAURINA M Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $79,761.01 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, ROBIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,760.90 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKIELL-CLOSI, SUSAN F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $79,760.61 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, LUCILLE D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $79,760.06 Date 07/10/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, THOMAS D, II Employer name Town of Massena Amount $79,759.92 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,759.42 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHARLES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,758.84 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THERESE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,758.51 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSBROOK, LEE E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,758.04 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, KEVIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,757.76 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGUIN, JASON A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $79,757.13 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, GENE E Employer name Livingston County Amount $79,756.68 Date 05/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, BERNADETTE A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $79,756.20 Date 10/28/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAESAR D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,755.76 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $79,755.63 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGELLA, KATHERINE W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,755.15 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, STEPHEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,755.09 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $79,754.28 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,754.07 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARCHALIS, CAROL L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,754.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAVALLE, ANNA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,753.83 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNDAL, ANTHONY N, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,753.81 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,753.81 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, SCOTT F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,753.50 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, YESENIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,753.27 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, SUSAN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $79,753.23 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGUIRE, JASON J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,753.18 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHORZNICKI, ALFRED A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,752.84 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUBIS, ROBERT P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,752.45 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JAMES P Employer name City of Corning Amount $79,752.36 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANICK, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $79,752.27 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIZZA, KATIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,752.22 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN P Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $79,752.08 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RAYMOND J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,751.76 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID G Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,750.96 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRINCIC, JOHN P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $79,750.68 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBLE, RICHARD M Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,750.16 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GERRY T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,750.06 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, MARY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,750.02 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GLENN H Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,749.90 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,749.43 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,749.24 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOW, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,749.18 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTE, CHEYENNE Employer name City of Cortland Amount $79,748.09 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADWAN, ALAAELDIN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,747.97 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,747.95 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAK, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $79,747.20 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, MARY E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $79,747.14 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JOHN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,746.92 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECOT, CHRISTINE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $79,746.92 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNOLD, JUSTIN C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,746.91 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $79,746.88 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARDI, CAROL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,746.54 Date 10/14/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOLI, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,746.50 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,746.21 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JARED E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,745.77 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, BRYAN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,745.58 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BEATRICE DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,745.30 Date 10/05/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, KEVIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,744.43 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,744.36 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,744.34 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, DAWN M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $79,743.97 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIERZWA, MIROSLAW Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $79,743.96 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, MINI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,743.53 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, JACQUELINE N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,743.31 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SCOTT B Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $79,743.04 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELFAISON, ARNALDO S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,742.86 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA L Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $79,742.82 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, LUCAS J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $79,742.09 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOBER, SEAN Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,741.37 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBRIDE, SANDRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,741.23 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System