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 OBOT, OBOT A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,438.01 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $79,437.81 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAREHAM, RONALD V Employer name City of Watertown Amount $79,437.65 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, SARA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,437.20 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, MICHAEL E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,436.74 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPEC, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,436.31 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, STEPHANIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,435.97 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, ROBERT E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,435.61 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNKEN, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,435.22 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JAMES E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,434.85 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBBE, JAYSON J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,434.46 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRYER, SHARLA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,434.09 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TROY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,433.94 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANDREW, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,433.59 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSNER, STEVEN J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $79,433.54 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SEAN W Employer name Orange County Amount $79,433.41 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONE, JOSEPH K Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $79,433.20 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, ROBERTA A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $79,432.14 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, KATHERINE S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $79,431.55 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, JOEL M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,431.34 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERSMAN, MARK Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,431.20 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGG, KENNETH Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,431.03 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTEE, GARTH D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,430.72 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, NATHANIEL B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,430.47 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, INGRID L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,430.14 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTRAY, MILLICENT L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,429.69 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, KENNETH H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,429.69 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDEBACK, JANE M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $79,429.68 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCO, MARIE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,429.02 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHELIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,428.96 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JEAN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $79,427.77 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIS, MAUREEN E Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $79,427.67 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKMAN, JAMES E, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,427.27 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JEFFREY A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,427.01 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAX, JONATHAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,426.80 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE E Employer name Village of Northport Amount $79,426.76 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,426.53 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINCH, PATRICIA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,426.43 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, RANDALL S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,424.98 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, KAREN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $79,424.83 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,424.74 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICHUK, IGOR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,424.73 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILTO, PAUL Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $79,424.48 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIER, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,424.10 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WAYNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $79,422.91 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, LISA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $79,422.84 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $79,422.48 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, PAIGE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,422.31 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,422.07 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, TARALEE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,421.96 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTASKI, ROBERT S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,421.93 Date 01/13/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, ERIC R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,421.81 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,421.64 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, PAUL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,421.09 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT SCOTT Employer name Chemung County Amount $79,421.04 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,420.81 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY-PERUSO, ROBIN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,420.09 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNARD, SHARON E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,419.95 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOL, JAMES Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,419.78 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, SHAWN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $79,419.69 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLI, CHARLENE Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $79,419.01 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANUK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,418.22 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOSEPH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,417.91 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKHRAJ, REUBEN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,417.66 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLISON, JAMES C Employer name Town of Webster Amount $79,417.53 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GARRY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,417.12 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIGUERE, MICHAEL P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,416.98 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,416.58 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKLE, ROBERT MELBOURNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,416.49 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHU, LESLIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,415.48 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRITY, JAMES M Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $79,414.85 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $79,414.70 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOUR, JOHN K Employer name Washington County Amount $79,414.38 Date 09/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIAS, LEO D Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $79,413.92 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARCIA N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,413.88 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RUDOLPH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $79,413.51 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATZER, JAMES F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $79,413.43 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,413.42 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZER, JAMES Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $79,413.10 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $79,412.79 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, MARK D Employer name Albany County Amount $79,412.45 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, STEVEN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,412.15 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPH A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,411.72 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWANDER, MARY K Employer name Erie County Amount $79,411.51 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATCHLEY, TIMOTHY G Employer name Clinton County Amount $79,410.89 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERITO, DONNA LEE M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $79,410.13 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, BARBARA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,409.81 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANERI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,409.66 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, CAROLYN C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,409.52 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-WILLIAMS, LINDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,409.41 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,409.29 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,409.02 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,409.00 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAXBY, CHANTELLE C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $79,408.54 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CAROLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,408.08 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,407.99 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, SCOTT D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,407.68 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, BARBARA A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,407.28 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCO, STEVEN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,407.14 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, RICHARD J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $79,406.80 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System