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 DAVIS, KELLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,782.07 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, KERRY J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $78,781.93 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRI, LOUIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,781.43 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PATRICIA E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,780.67 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, BRYAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,780.41 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, FREDERICK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,780.34 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANILLA, NANCY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,780.33 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $78,780.13 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, MARK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,780.00 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, SEAN D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,779.55 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $78,777.51 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JEFFREY D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,777.43 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANA, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,777.13 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KUDACHI M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,776.78 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, EDWARD F, III Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $78,776.68 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANK, MATTHEW M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $78,776.48 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,776.35 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERE, JAMES V, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,776.14 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, JAMES M, III Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,774.44 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLS, JEFFREY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,774.08 Date 11/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, ELIZABETH L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,773.88 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEMISS, ROBERT H Employer name Orange County Amount $78,773.74 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLAGH, MARC J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,773.62 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLARUSSO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $78,773.51 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, RICARDO D Employer name Education Department Amount $78,773.50 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANUTO, JOANNE P Employer name Education Department Amount $78,773.50 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, AMY M Employer name Education Department Amount $78,773.50 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLIP, NANCY M Employer name Education Department Amount $78,773.50 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITA, SARA L Employer name Education Department Amount $78,773.50 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, CHUNHA J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $78,773.32 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIGH, CAROL Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,772.97 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ALEXANDRA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,772.72 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,772.54 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GINA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,772.49 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRON, LEONDO R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,772.13 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, MARK A Employer name Cortland County Amount $78,772.08 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WALTER R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,771.86 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DARRIN C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,771.80 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCKLEY, DEBBRA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,771.71 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, KRISTOPHER R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,771.41 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINO, THEODORE J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,771.04 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, JEREMY Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,770.91 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARIANNE Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $78,770.76 Date 04/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIA, KENNETH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,770.65 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, ELAYNE P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $78,770.38 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOHN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,768.54 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DEBORAH D Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,768.25 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Albany County Amount $78,767.96 Date 09/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, ZACHARY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,767.65 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPOE, DENIS J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $78,767.28 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-LEGG, LINDA Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,766.18 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THOMAS N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,766.14 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIBERTO, JAMES A Employer name Legislative Library Amount $78,766.08 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, WILLIAM D, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $78,765.41 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, JASON L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,765.09 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOANN Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $78,765.03 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUCKI, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,764.81 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DEREK M Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,764.68 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAN, ALEXANDRA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,764.65 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZAGUIRRE, MARIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,764.65 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENEIROS, NICOLE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,763.60 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITO, THOMAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,763.55 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, KEITH D Employer name Cortland County Amount $78,763.18 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DARYL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,762.80 Date 10/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSELEY, HOLLIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,762.39 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ERIC M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,762.38 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $78,762.00 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADY, CINDY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,761.18 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,761.10 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROYCE N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,760.89 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, GAIL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,760.84 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MELINDA F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,760.76 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,760.50 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,760.20 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTWALD, KERSTEN T Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $78,760.05 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNE, DOMINIC Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,759.77 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, ELIZABETH K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,759.47 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $78,759.37 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KENNETH P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,758.64 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDINO, COLEEN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,758.42 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO-DI SANO, JOANNE L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,758.42 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, BRIAN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,757.90 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, CHOT LISA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,757.64 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, SOPHIA X Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,757.64 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MO, KYN Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,757.64 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, CYD S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,756.91 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYNYK, NATALIYA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,755.28 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,754.79 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZAMUTO, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,754.50 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERREIRO, LINDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,754.26 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LUIZA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,754.23 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,753.16 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGILA, RUSSELL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,753.10 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, ANDREA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,753.04 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $78,752.73 Date 11/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, ROBERT F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,752.19 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, DAVID P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,752.16 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, NADARIN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,751.83 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,750.97 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MYRA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,750.91 Date 07/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System