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 MURPHY, LYNN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,007.69 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,007.50 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULL, GARY L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,007.38 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTCH, DIANE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,007.06 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, TERRON L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,006.64 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, GLENNA J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $79,006.31 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, ROSEMARY C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,005.48 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, MARIE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,005.45 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, OLIVIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,005.06 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, CAROLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,004.76 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,004.71 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,004.52 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPFER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,004.48 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DOUGLAS J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $79,004.02 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADORE, DONAT E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,003.79 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTONIO A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $79,003.57 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,003.33 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, GERALD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,003.28 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, SHELBY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,002.74 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DANIEL E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,002.63 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRIAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,002.53 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, ANDREW J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $79,002.18 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIZAUCKAS, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,001.88 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVAUGH, ANDREW R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,001.81 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCE, DANIEL M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,001.69 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANARD, ANITA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,001.38 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, DIANE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,000.99 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICK, LAWRENCE R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,000.96 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LESLEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,000.74 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DERREK Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,999.96 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, MATTHEW R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,999.38 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARN, PETER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,999.12 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MATHEW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $78,998.67 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RAYMOND R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,998.03 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTANO, ANTHONY III Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,997.71 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-CHO, EUN JIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,997.19 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MAUREEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,996.73 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODESCH, MARGARET T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,996.26 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VERONICA B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,996.23 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, LAURA L M Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,996.02 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, GREGORY Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $78,995.78 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUPRE, ANN MARIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,995.51 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESENDES, GRETCHEN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $78,995.28 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVIER, STEVEN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,994.71 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERNAY R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,993.90 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, EVA R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,993.68 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATOS, PETER C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $78,993.61 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERT J, IV Employer name Village of Albion Amount $78,992.41 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBLIGADO, ANDRE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,992.10 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, TINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,991.70 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMOFF, CAROL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,991.44 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BARBARA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,991.39 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,990.67 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIERI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,990.53 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, RICHARD D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,990.12 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, GALE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,989.79 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,989.72 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,989.36 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $78,989.31 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,988.46 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KRISTI L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $78,988.00 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYRONNEAU, MARGUERITE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,987.79 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSTANI, ROBERT B Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $78,987.77 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BURNIS B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,986.53 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,986.16 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, DANIEL B Employer name City of Utica Amount $78,986.15 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANOTTI, DENISE Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,985.60 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, DAVID J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,985.05 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LORRIE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,985.03 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, LEEANN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,984.89 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, EDWARD G Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,984.80 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANIEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,984.63 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JOSHUA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,984.27 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, MARK A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $78,984.00 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LAUREN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,983.97 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCIGNO, CORI A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,983.92 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,983.27 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JAMES W, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,982.86 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, SOPHIA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,982.79 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWOZDEK, RONALD G Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,982.55 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $78,982.21 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWCRAFT, NICHOLAS S Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $78,981.08 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,980.98 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $78,980.40 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURPSKI, STEPHEN P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $78,979.43 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, COLETTE D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,979.16 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARIA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $78,979.16 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, CRAIG W Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $78,979.01 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUEENER, FONTELLA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,978.20 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,978.07 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,978.01 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNDT, STEVEN D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,977.84 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTNE, NATALIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,977.65 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, WILLIAM E Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $78,977.35 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, ROB R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,977.23 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLUKE MC KANNEY, AYANA J Y T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,976.56 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, BRYAN R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,976.29 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,974.37 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRENT K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,974.27 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPTON, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,974.25 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System