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 CLARKE, VINORA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,064.79 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFINI, JOHN S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $79,064.76 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, DONNA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $79,063.80 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ANTOINETTE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,063.37 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GILVRAY, DONNA J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $79,063.02 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, SILAYCIO T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,062.77 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, DEBORAH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,062.26 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KESS-ANN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,062.23 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, YOLANDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,062.11 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,061.97 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGMIRE, SCOTT G Employer name Madison County Amount $79,061.90 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZAN, JOHN R, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,060.95 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEDA, JEAN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $79,060.93 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULIN, LARRY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,060.38 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODGOOD, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,060.06 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,060.02 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CATHY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $79,060.01 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, MATIAS Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $79,059.44 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, KAREN R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,059.18 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, SCOTT A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,059.11 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVALLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,058.65 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, HOLLY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,058.62 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, THEODORE H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,058.51 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, KATHERINE B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,058.35 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, MARIA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,057.40 Date 02/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, PAULA F Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $79,057.32 Date 01/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADA, EUCARIO Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $79,056.30 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGNI, CARL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,056.30 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNETTI, JUDITH E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,056.12 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNAMOW, FRANCES A Employer name Amityville Public Library Amount $79,055.69 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, TINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,055.60 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWECHIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $79,055.60 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POEHLMANN, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,055.38 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTZ, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $79,055.38 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KENDRA P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,055.28 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER D Employer name Albany County Amount $79,055.19 Date 08/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERI, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,055.03 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, EDWARD G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,054.92 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, PAUL F, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $79,054.43 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, SARAH Employer name Yates County Amount $79,053.86 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RICHARD A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,053.14 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,052.98 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, XIANGYI Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,052.98 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MARK T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,052.77 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KRISTINE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,052.74 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEVIN G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,052.62 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,052.42 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, ERIC Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,052.41 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, SELENA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,052.16 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, BERNADETTE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,052.13 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, STEPHEN P, JR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $79,051.95 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $79,051.75 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, ROBERT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $79,051.16 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, CHARLES Employer name Oswego County Amount $79,051.12 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITORE, BETSY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,050.64 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNES, TOMAS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,050.55 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LINDEL L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,050.23 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MARIBETH Employer name Department of State Amount $79,049.88 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, VICTORIA Employer name Erie County Amount $79,049.77 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDES, MAUREEN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,049.39 Date 02/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEKMORE, MARION S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,049.16 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LORI A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,048.99 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNIER, RAYMOND G Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,047.23 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, FRANK T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,047.00 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DENISE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,046.71 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICIA, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,046.59 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MARCHELLE P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,046.28 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DONNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,046.05 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ROBERT L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,045.56 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, PHILIP Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,045.17 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JOSEPH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,044.58 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMITSIS, PEROS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,043.87 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $79,043.48 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOWSKI, GAIL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,042.66 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, LAURA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,042.41 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MICHELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,042.02 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMUTIS, WILLIAM G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,041.88 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, LARRY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $79,041.87 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBERT, NATHAN T Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $79,041.71 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARK D Employer name Erie County Amount $79,041.03 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARS, JEFFREY Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,040.98 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, LEE ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,040.78 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMBOR, ANDREW R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,040.78 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, RICHARD L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,040.29 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, DANIEL S Employer name Cortland County Amount $79,039.96 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MARK S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,039.53 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEGAN, JAMES B Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $79,039.23 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, STEVEN M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $79,039.19 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, KEVIN W Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,038.88 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBINE, DWAYNE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,038.80 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,038.73 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYRAK, MARY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,038.35 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERNER, LORETTA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,037.23 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KEITH W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,036.10 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EVELYN R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $79,035.85 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZONSC, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $79,035.52 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCHINO, MEGHAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,034.16 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, THEODORE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,033.82 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGEWORTH, JAMES A Employer name Columbia County Amount $79,033.81 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESTWICK-CONETY, ELAINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,033.50 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System