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 MIDDLETONI, FRANKLIN W, III Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,414.22 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,413.68 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRO, NICOLAS M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,413.65 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORETTA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,413.64 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, ADAM J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,413.37 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREUIL, KENNETH J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,413.26 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUMIER, JEFF M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,413.12 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEWATER, FRANCES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,412.91 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, DAYNA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,412.87 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIRO, TONY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,412.86 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORISI, MEGAN E, MS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,412.62 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALICKI, EDWARD W Employer name City of Beacon Amount $78,412.44 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KRISTEN G Employer name Education Department Amount $78,411.50 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOLSKI, ELISSA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,411.50 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,410.97 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH WILLSEY, PATRICIA S Employer name Albany County Amount $78,410.87 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEFFREY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,410.60 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, OWEN G, II Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,409.82 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,409.27 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON, JILL K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,408.82 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN J Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $78,408.25 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEES, JONATHAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,408.20 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, JAMES W Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,408.02 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, HEATHER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,407.93 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, JACQUELINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,407.64 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK-HONEY, KELLY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,407.64 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DIANE S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,407.64 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, JANICE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,407.64 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JEAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,407.64 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUGHI, SANDRA R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,407.64 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIN, REGINA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,407.64 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GLORIA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,407.64 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGOCKI, STANLEY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,407.50 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, DONOVAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,407.45 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENESES-DUARTE, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,406.70 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, CHERYL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,406.64 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, MARGARET LEWIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,406.64 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHERRIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,406.59 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, KEN J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $78,406.20 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLINSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $78,406.17 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULO, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,405.76 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLIAM, CURTIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,405.49 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIAN, SCOTT M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,405.49 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, SAMUEL N Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,405.02 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVAL, JOHN B Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $78,404.84 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, THERESA A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,404.79 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREK, JOHN S Employer name City of Fulton Amount $78,404.67 Date 01/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDWARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,404.38 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERTY, SEAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,404.28 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERBILT, JASON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,404.22 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITBECK, KURT T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,404.00 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, BRIAN R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $78,403.97 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIOCI, MICHAEL N Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,403.93 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,403.52 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRY, MELISSA S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,403.24 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONER, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $78,403.19 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHANG, GUOZHEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,402.81 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIKALY, MAGGIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,402.48 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMBLE, ROBERT N Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,402.20 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, JOHN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $78,402.16 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, EMILY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,401.77 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARJOO, ROBERT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTEN, BARBARA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, JULIE A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $78,401.26 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, CINDY A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLER, KENNETH H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, EDWARD R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ADRIENNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHARD, LOUIS G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $78,401.26 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,401.04 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAWN F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,400.93 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MATTHEW T Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,400.81 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLANCE, CHAD E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,400.72 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,400.19 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, MARK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,400.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAST, SHANE M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $78,399.84 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOE, ELAINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,399.34 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JENNIFER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,399.11 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CARL A, III Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $78,398.64 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUG, KYLE A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $78,398.38 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTINGER, LESLEY Y Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,398.32 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,398.26 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, GAIL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,398.00 Date 11/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, LEE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,398.00 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, STEPHEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,398.00 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JEFFREY P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,397.67 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, KARL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,397.58 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIN, DANIELLE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,397.54 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DEANE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,397.24 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGOG THEOBALD, EVANGELINE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,397.11 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LUIS A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,397.09 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIQUE, ALLAN F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,396.99 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL U Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,396.50 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,396.50 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMENO, JENNIFER N Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,396.50 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENITZER, ERIK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,396.50 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBO, JEFFREY G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,396.50 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, DAVID E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,396.50 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EMILY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,396.50 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DANISE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $78,396.50 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System