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 BIRSNER, LAURENCE J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,444.11 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, GREGG E, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $78,443.74 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTSEV, DMITRY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,443.58 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, VINCENT G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,443.34 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,443.30 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, PALWINDER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,443.18 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, JAMES E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $78,443.06 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $78,443.01 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHORTELL, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,442.39 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,442.02 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, MALIYKA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,441.85 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, COLBY MARIE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $78,441.70 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, STEPHANIE B Employer name Orange County Amount $78,441.46 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WAYNE F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $78,441.21 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDY, ERIC A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,440.45 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, CARLA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,439.77 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANT, CATHERINE RICKS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $78,439.66 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, RORY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,439.60 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DARQUIS J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,438.92 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANDRES E Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,438.56 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEFSKY, ANN MARIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,438.55 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, VERONICA Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,438.49 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITRIOU, SEDARIOS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,438.28 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOQUETTE, KYLE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,437.90 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK KUCHARCZYK, BOZENA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $78,437.80 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, SANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,437.72 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, TRACY L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,437.66 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, GEORGE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,437.18 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CAROLYN R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,436.57 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DENNIS M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,436.45 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SHARESE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,436.21 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LORRAINE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,435.92 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHAR, LUDWIG P Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,435.89 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHELO, MARCO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,435.76 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEFIERD, GEMMA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $78,435.39 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RALPH A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $78,435.24 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, VALENTINO, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,435.18 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAMORE, ROSILYN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,435.08 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFRENNING, BARBARA J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,434.40 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,434.30 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, JOHN, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,434.26 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CHRISTIAN J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $78,434.22 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MICHELLE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,433.89 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COURTNEY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,433.58 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, MATTHEW G Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,433.53 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NICHOLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,433.37 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOLI, CHADD R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $78,433.32 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $78,432.98 Date 03/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, JAY Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $78,432.92 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ROBERT J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $78,432.81 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCONE, DAVID E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $78,432.70 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAWRENCE B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,432.50 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, KEVIN N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,432.46 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $78,432.38 Date 08/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, JOSEPH F Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $78,432.35 Date 04/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISULCA, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,432.26 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,432.10 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, NICHOLAS B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,431.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $78,431.60 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, KENNETH A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $78,431.34 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEPLICK, WENDY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,430.95 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRIS, LA TOYA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,430.93 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, RHONDA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $78,430.00 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MICHELE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,429.42 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ALLISON L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,428.74 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,428.14 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDERLICH, KEITH C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $78,427.73 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYLER, WILLIAM K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,427.55 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVALKENBURGH, KATHLEEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,427.41 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCI, PAUL F Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $78,427.17 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, RAYMOND J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,426.06 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, GREGORY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,426.05 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRADY, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $78,425.51 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMMS, MICHELLE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,423.99 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNER, JANELLE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,423.97 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JUDY F Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $78,423.96 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, CORY W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,423.57 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANELLO, JOHN R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $78,423.56 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOCH, JOHN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $78,423.40 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRIS, STEPHEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,423.33 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, DAVID T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,422.08 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKOKOS, LISA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $78,421.98 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK, CHARMAINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,421.68 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACCO, CHARLES J, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,421.22 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,420.54 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JEANNE S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,420.33 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENSEE, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,419.66 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DANA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $78,419.16 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, ANDREW K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,418.49 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENCIA, MARIO E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,418.09 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTZLER, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,417.94 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, HAROLD D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,417.62 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, GARY L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,417.53 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, EMILEE B Employer name Warren County Amount $78,416.55 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, KEITH Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $78,416.03 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $78,415.98 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, JOHN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,415.85 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALEY, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $78,414.86 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CESARE, LORENZO Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $78,414.66 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $78,414.56 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System