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 GREENE, KATHLEEN T Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,033.44 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIAM, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $79,033.29 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, KENNETH J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $79,033.19 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STETLER, HAROLD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,032.90 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSH, KATIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,032.56 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, JOHN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,031.97 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,031.77 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DEBRA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,031.66 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JASON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,031.45 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, ROLLINGTON B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,031.33 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTA-PUGH, TERESA Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $79,031.32 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DAVID Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,031.19 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWORKOWSKI, JEAN C Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $79,030.01 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, NICHOLAS T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $79,029.65 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCARDLE, HELENE A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,029.34 Date 03/04/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLUSI, JANET M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $79,029.31 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,029.08 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZIONE, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $79,029.08 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, SOO-JUNG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,029.08 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAW, MARTIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,029.08 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLISH BLUM, SHARON Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $79,029.08 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, SUZANNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,029.08 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, JACQUELINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,029.08 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELMAN, HELEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,029.08 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELESNER, ERIC B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,029.08 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SUSAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,029.08 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITT, ROBERT H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,029.08 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, MARK F Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,028.71 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASABIANCA, SALVATORE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,028.66 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, LAURIE J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,027.44 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENAUER, RYAN L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $79,027.38 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, THEODORE R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,027.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELSIE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,027.13 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, SARAH J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $79,026.86 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CRAIG R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,025.92 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, STEVEN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,025.40 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTHOUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,025.35 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNETI, CONCETTA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $79,024.92 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ALICIA F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,024.92 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $79,024.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $79,024.81 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ERIC A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $79,023.80 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFEL, ELIZABETH C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $79,023.62 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, LUIS G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,023.61 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, GREGORY J Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $79,022.63 Date 04/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPITINI, LORI ANN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,022.62 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, RICKY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,022.57 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,022.42 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SARAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,022.04 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, RICHARD P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,021.80 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOHNNY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,021.02 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,021.01 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONABOY, MARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,020.84 Date 09/04/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAUL A Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $79,020.46 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, MARY LOU Employer name Ontario County Amount $79,020.40 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JUNIOR A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,019.55 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $79,019.38 Date 09/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINBERG-ROSS, CARLA M E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,019.33 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAR, MARIANN N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,018.89 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SAMUEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,018.26 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRESS, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,017.38 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMMY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,017.26 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIONTS, IRINA Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $79,016.80 Date 01/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $79,016.71 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUQUA, MATTHEW Employer name Erie County Amount $79,016.38 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, SCOTT W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,016.26 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKEEL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,016.15 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,016.09 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS-HILL, SONJA N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,015.98 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, SUZIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,015.55 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOMBO, ANTHONY H Employer name Orange County Amount $79,015.16 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROY P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $79,015.16 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, KAREN A Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $79,014.97 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASPYROU, DANIELLE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,014.30 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSFELDER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Olean Amount $79,014.06 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGIO, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,013.74 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $79,013.67 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDORE, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,013.29 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, LARRY P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $79,013.18 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, EUGENE Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,013.15 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUDONIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,012.58 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $79,012.32 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASRAJ, CYREL L Employer name Orange County Amount $79,012.19 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZENGA, ANTHONY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,011.86 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, WALTER C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,010.87 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHELE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $79,010.82 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,010.66 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, TIM J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,010.34 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, LAWRENCE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $79,010.32 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, PETER Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,010.14 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, SARAH J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,010.08 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, RICHARD N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,009.28 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KARA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,009.16 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHNICA, TIMOTHY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,009.04 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASARO, LEONARDO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,008.84 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMITER, RITA C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,008.84 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, FRANK K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,008.67 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DORIAN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,008.64 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYLOR, REGINALD E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,008.61 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERATH, DAVID C Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,008.34 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System