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 MOOTZ, JURIS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,355.66 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,355.50 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEMBOCK, REGAN G Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $79,355.35 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, JOSHUA J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,355.31 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BEVERLY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,354.86 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHEVC, MARK A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,354.85 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RONALD C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,354.38 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, JACQUELINE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,354.33 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRAVANO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,353.82 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZLER, ANN R Employer name Erie County Amount $79,353.70 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGS, LAURENCE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,353.65 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, FRANK, IV Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,353.59 Date 12/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,353.58 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, JEFFREY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,353.58 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, KRISTI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,353.58 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSAM, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,352.88 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNY, THOMAS D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $79,352.54 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, REGINALD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,352.00 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, SEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,350.82 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GREGORY L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,350.72 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THESIER, JEREMY S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $79,350.69 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MARIAN S Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $79,350.58 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,350.44 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, WILLIAM J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,350.36 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JOHN A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $79,349.63 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, URSELIN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,349.56 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CLIFFORD Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,349.34 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLE, FATIMA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,348.33 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ALLAN A Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $79,347.71 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCCI, MARIA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,347.06 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBA, DEBRA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,346.62 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BENNY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,345.72 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHR, LEONARD G, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,345.55 Date 05/03/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,345.52 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, AMANDA D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $79,345.46 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, CYNTHIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,345.42 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,345.30 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, WALTER R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,345.21 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MARIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,345.17 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,344.70 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EDUARDO R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,344.49 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LAVON T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,343.98 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHRMAN, PAUL V, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $79,343.66 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATE, THOMAS H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,343.23 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DONALD L, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,342.87 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILAND, MARYBETH Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,342.38 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, DONNA MARI Employer name Columbia County Amount $79,342.32 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,342.14 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSAN, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,341.91 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DARRIN P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $79,341.89 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JULIE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,341.38 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIGO, CLINTON M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $79,341.25 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARDENSKI, CAROL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,341.06 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMBARI, GIOVANNI A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,340.85 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,340.67 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, JASON J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,340.32 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, ARTHUR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $79,340.05 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN D Employer name Broome County Amount $79,339.73 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, FREDERICK A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $79,339.26 Date 01/15/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,338.86 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERING, KIRK A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,338.66 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KURT Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $79,338.52 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, DONNA R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,338.10 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, ELISABETH H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,337.94 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MILTON R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,337.60 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,337.48 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMIE P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,336.95 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,336.16 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, ROBERT A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,335.76 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEJ, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,335.63 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERIA, SOCRATES M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $79,335.54 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, DEBORAH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,335.43 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, GERALD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,335.21 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURTICK, ISABEL C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,335.08 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,334.57 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPA, DOUGLAS A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $79,334.29 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, RONALD D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,334.27 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, SUZANNE C Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $79,333.60 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDA, RATAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,333.54 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, MOHAMMAD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,333.54 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MARK D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,333.54 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLIN, JASON R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,333.54 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KRISTOFER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,333.54 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, RICHARD E Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $79,333.14 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAROVIC, MEXO Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,333.00 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,333.00 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,333.00 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, MARK A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $79,332.77 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRINSKY, RICHARD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,332.40 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $79,332.14 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,332.07 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDEN, MAXWELL C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $79,331.66 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $79,330.73 Date 03/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHSE, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,330.39 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RALPH B Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $79,329.94 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,329.48 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANDREA O Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,329.32 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $79,329.13 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIPINTO, MARIA T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,328.61 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,328.38 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System