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 FRAZIER, JASON W Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $79,294.67 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPACK, CHERYL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,294.31 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, EDWARD C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,294.10 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULA, ROBERT E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,294.07 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MARSHAL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,293.94 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $79,293.70 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASELEY, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $79,293.34 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, EMILY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,293.03 Date 09/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HEATHER S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $79,292.81 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, SETH JB Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $79,292.15 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTICO, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $79,292.10 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, NADIA Employer name Education Department Amount $79,292.07 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JASON D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,291.54 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL B Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $79,291.08 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, NANCY J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,290.87 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GWENDOLYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $79,290.35 Date 10/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, CHAD D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,290.17 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKETT, ALAN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $79,289.65 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GENE R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,289.57 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLI, FREDERICK M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $79,289.52 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, HEIDI L Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $79,287.96 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, LAURA M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $79,287.26 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $79,287.20 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, HAZEL H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,287.06 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRETCH, JAIME L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,286.67 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, MARGUERITE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $79,286.49 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,286.21 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROSTOWSKI, HENRY G Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $79,286.01 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KEVIN G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $79,284.43 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TODD E Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,284.38 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICK, BRIAN R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $79,283.30 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCEPA, STEVEN G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,283.21 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALISSANDRELLO, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,282.56 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHEILLA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,282.26 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADRICK, DANIEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,282.03 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVIN, GERALD, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $79,281.39 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, GARY A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $79,281.19 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,280.90 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETHIN, CAROL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,280.90 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGARZONE, DOMENIC Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $79,280.11 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAMES S, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,280.04 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATES, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $79,279.66 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JAMIE K Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $79,279.66 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAYCO, LIBRADO D, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,279.16 Date 11/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KELLY M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,278.26 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDLER, JOSEPH R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,278.16 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHAEI, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,278.14 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,278.05 Date 06/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUSKY, CHARLES F, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,277.84 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,277.61 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,277.52 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $79,277.09 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNES, BARRY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,276.60 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, IRENE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,276.59 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,276.59 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LIONEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,276.35 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN R Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $79,276.23 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,275.51 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENIW, ROMAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,275.43 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATRINA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,274.88 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSCH, JASON W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,274.85 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,274.63 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ROBERT S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,274.19 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, COLIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,274.00 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVER, SAMANTHA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,273.29 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SUSAN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $79,273.12 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MAX L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,272.99 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEILING, MICHAEL T Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,272.97 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $79,271.87 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASFORD, DARREN Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,271.84 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Village of Walden Amount $79,271.08 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEVEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $79,270.92 Date 07/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SAMUEL F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,270.52 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, JILL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,269.89 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, SANON Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,269.86 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESERVEY, STEVEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,269.82 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, VICKI Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $79,269.56 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,269.39 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOECKER, EDWARD B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,269.20 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JONATHAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,268.88 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLARI, ALLEN J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $79,268.59 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JAMES N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $79,267.47 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, VICTORIA E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,267.39 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, PETER Employer name Orange County Amount $79,267.30 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIULLI, LINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,267.15 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORZIO, ANTHONY L, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,266.70 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORPE, MARY E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $79,265.60 Date 11/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARILYN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,265.54 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, JAMES P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,264.73 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSTYRE, LAURIE B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $79,264.60 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, ARNOLD DALE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,264.53 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $79,264.22 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARIANI, DAVID, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,263.08 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LUCILLE B Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $79,263.07 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SOPHIA C, MS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,262.86 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLING, JOHN E Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $79,262.36 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, JOHN N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,261.90 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, LUKE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,260.96 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,260.75 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,260.67 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System