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 PHILLIPS, DONALD E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $79,512.81 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,512.20 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, KELLY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $79,512.02 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, DUANE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,511.92 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $79,511.90 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, DIANA K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $79,511.85 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, HILDA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,511.66 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,511.41 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LAURAELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,511.32 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZOUR, IAN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,511.06 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, CLAYTON C Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $79,510.36 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,510.26 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JENNIFER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,510.22 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCCIA, MARY L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $79,510.09 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMALA, EDWARD R Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $79,510.07 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKVAPIL, TONI-ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $79,509.75 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLETTE, ALBERT B Employer name Washington County Amount $79,509.14 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MELANIE A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $79,508.71 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNNING, RICHARD L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $79,508.70 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERON, THOMAS J Employer name Seneca County Amount $79,508.37 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ERIK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,507.99 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $79,507.36 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, MARGARET E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,506.85 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $79,506.61 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERQAOUI, ALI Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,505.42 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $79,503.37 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPEL, JOHN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,502.99 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENGEN, BRIAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,502.46 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,502.28 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, FRANK J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,502.07 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICO, PHILLIP R Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $79,502.06 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, EMILY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,501.50 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZER, HEIDI A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,500.89 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, KARA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,500.82 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, BRIAN J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $79,500.40 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABINANTI, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DIDI D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHWALD, DAVID E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAN, ERIK M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONAJ, MARK Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFEDER, Y PHILLIP Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, LATOYA B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, RONALD T Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, KIERAN M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, GUILLERMO Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, SHELLEY B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN T, III Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, WALTER T, III Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, STEVEN Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUART, DAN Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT JAY Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZIC, NILY D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTABARBARA, ANGELO L Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, LUIS R Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMANOWITZ, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOUFIS, JAMES G Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAGES, MICHAELLE C Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECK, PHILLIP G Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDABBO, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDORE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLA, ANTHONY P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PHILIP M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, NEIL D Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, DAVID S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCI, THOMAS D Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RUBEN, REV Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAN, MARTIN Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPAILLAT, ADRIANO Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, SIMCHA Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANARIS, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JESSE E Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL-THOMPSON, RUTH Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLMAN, BRAD M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, GEORGE S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ELIZABETH O C Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLINO, CARL L Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, JACK M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, VELMANETTE Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERRENCE P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOZZOLIO, MICHAEL F Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, THOMAS Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTT, ROBERT G Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JOSE R Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, WILLIAM Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZENHOFER, MICHAEL H Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE G Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System