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 LYNCH, SIGHLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,655.13 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN A, II Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,654.82 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHROUDER, HORTENSE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,654.69 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVAK, MELISSA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,654.60 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, NORMA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,654.53 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZI, JOSEPH P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,654.33 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, NICHOLAS L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,654.30 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTI, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,654.06 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHOY, KENRICK J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,653.69 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTER, MARYANN Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,653.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,653.28 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWINSKI, MARYANN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,652.67 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMMENACKER, MARY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,652.65 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CAROLYN L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,652.52 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,651.98 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SCOTT A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,651.70 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, CHARLES Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $79,651.60 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOYCE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,651.31 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIANN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,651.26 Date 01/12/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SONIA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANDREA M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, ALPHONSE D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $79,651.26 Date 01/09/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,651.26 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD-MORGAN, DONNA D Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBISH, PATSY Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, ROBIN B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,651.26 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, ILENE R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,651.26 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, JEFFERY K Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GREGORY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,651.26 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHMAN, EDWARD S Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,651.14 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, DONALD F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,651.03 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDEZ, FRANCIS C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,651.01 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKSHOBER, CARYL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,650.96 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, CALEY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,650.56 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ROBERT J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,650.05 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, DEIRDRE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,650.01 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, RODNEY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,649.18 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,649.18 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSTER, JOSHUA D Employer name Livingston County Amount $79,649.16 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ERICA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,649.10 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDONER, ROBERT S Employer name Broome County Amount $79,648.85 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RACHEL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,648.76 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATA, PETER F Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $79,648.42 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVRIES, AMBER N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,648.41 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, NICOLE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,648.17 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,647.88 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,647.88 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURROTT, ANDREW M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,647.88 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,647.88 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTAKOWSKI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $79,647.61 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, EDWARD J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $79,647.54 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, MARK A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,646.70 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, DAVID R Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $79,646.63 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARATAS, KENAN K Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $79,646.59 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ADRIENNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,646.47 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WAYNE E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,646.23 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,646.20 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, RYAN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,645.80 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, KERRY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,645.55 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SERENIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,645.28 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEANS, JESSICA T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,645.28 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, HANG WAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,645.28 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KIMBERLEE C Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $79,644.82 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NICOLA, SARAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,644.21 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ISSIAC K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,644.09 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, STEPHAN V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $79,643.78 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, ROCCO, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,643.46 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, CHRISTINE L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,643.34 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, TYRAND T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,643.12 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,642.58 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, WALTER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,642.50 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TEISHA M Employer name Madison County Amount $79,642.23 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFKA, SANDRA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,642.22 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA M, MRS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,642.12 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLA, E LAWRENCE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,641.25 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYRA, ALEXANDER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,640.97 Date 03/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AUBREY L Employer name Erie County Amount $79,640.73 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, SIK CHANG Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,640.70 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHVEN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,640.35 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARILYN E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,640.31 Date 09/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTERKA, MARK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,639.82 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,639.82 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,639.36 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,638.91 Date 08/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINHAM, ALTHEA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $79,638.52 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, MD S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,637.43 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAID, JOHN M Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $79,636.74 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIEBICH, SHELLY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,636.36 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLET, LINDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,636.36 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LAUREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,635.85 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAREY, MARY CATHERINE F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,635.66 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, DAWN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,635.54 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSNESKI, VINCENT A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,635.30 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDEMAN, KEITH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,635.21 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DONALD T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,634.82 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERIFF, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $79,634.63 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, STANLEY R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $79,634.49 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KATIE N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,633.71 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAFIA, CAROLYN M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $79,633.08 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARO, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,632.91 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System