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 STARING, LAWRENCE D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,672.55 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,672.42 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JACK D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,672.37 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, CHARLES M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $78,672.36 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCELLO, FRANK A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,671.77 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,671.76 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KIM Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,671.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTUK, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,671.58 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, CAROLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,671.48 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAGERTY, CYNTHIA E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $78,671.38 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JEREMY D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,670.64 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $78,670.63 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,670.50 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SANDRA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,670.49 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, APRIL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $78,670.22 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JASON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,670.06 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCOE, JEAN MARIE Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,670.06 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, LAUREN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,669.30 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,669.25 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, VIVIENE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,669.08 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASICH, CURTIS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,668.48 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CYPRIAN S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,668.15 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRON, JULIE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,667.36 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DESIREE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,666.24 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JENNIFER I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,666.12 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFTY, WILLIAM G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,665.88 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,665.77 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DALE F Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $78,665.73 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSEPHINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,665.34 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON, KELLEY A Employer name Education Department Amount $78,665.34 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MICHELE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,665.13 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MELISSA S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $78,665.10 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIONE, FRANK, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,664.99 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORICI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,664.61 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERO, ALAIN ARMAND T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,664.50 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIA, KEITH J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $78,663.96 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORBECK, JEFFREY C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,663.55 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,663.47 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JUDY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,663.38 Date 09/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,663.16 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAGLIA, ROSEMARIE S Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $78,663.00 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, SCOTT L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,662.91 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALLEN P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,661.83 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSAN, EDWARD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,661.55 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, HECTOR L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,661.39 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, NICHOLAS S Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,661.05 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIM, ALVIN E, III Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,660.99 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, DANIEL G Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $78,660.53 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CARLEY A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $78,660.47 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MARYBETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,659.93 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, ROSEMARY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,659.91 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRANDYNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,659.67 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELEBA, MONIKA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,659.41 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUARA, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,659.36 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLAS, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Southold Amount $78,657.39 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANO, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,657.28 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KAREN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,657.28 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUVANE, EILISH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,657.01 Date 04/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, ANDREW M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,656.89 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOKINSKI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $78,656.75 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALCOMB, EDGAR K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,656.74 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUECKEN, KENNETH H Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $78,656.25 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEOME, MICHAEL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,655.74 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,655.50 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, VALERIE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,655.18 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SEBRINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,655.18 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAY, KENNETH G Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,654.96 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSTREAM, MITCHELL F Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $78,654.96 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMA, RAJIV Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,654.94 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, GEORGE Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $78,653.82 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORA, MICHELE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,653.75 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CARLOS I Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $78,653.38 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, SHOBHA Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $78,652.90 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ANDREW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,652.83 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, PING-YANN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $78,652.66 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYATT, BONNIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,652.33 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, CHARLES R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $78,651.83 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE-LEONARD, EVA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,651.02 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,650.54 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, DIANE V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,650.52 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KEITH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,650.52 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANNE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,650.52 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ROBERT J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,650.27 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISLER, CHARLES B Employer name Warren County Amount $78,650.26 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKIN, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $78,649.97 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, RANDOLPH S Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $78,649.82 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, LESLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,649.70 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JULIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,649.70 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, LISA C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $78,648.38 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, DAVID W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,648.12 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, CAROLYN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,647.92 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMANN, DENISE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,647.87 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DAWN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,647.59 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,647.42 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LOREEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,647.14 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, SUZANNE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,646.59 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,646.32 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, HENRY L, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,646.22 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLCZAK, CARLENE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,646.10 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LESLYN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,645.63 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System