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 BELKA, ANNETTE L Employer name Education Department Amount $78,396.50 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, FREDERICK W Employer name Education Department Amount $78,396.50 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, NEETHU Employer name Education Department Amount $78,396.50 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SARA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,396.50 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAPUS-GEORGE, DANIELLE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,396.18 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER-LYNCH, MARJORIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,395.90 Date 11/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCHINA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $78,395.78 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBER, SVETLANA V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,395.01 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VANESSA F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,394.71 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,394.16 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTA, SANDRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,393.79 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANWAR, MOSTUFA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,393.38 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILHOEFER, ELIZABETH K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,393.34 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MARIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,392.10 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, GEORGETTE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,391.94 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $78,391.49 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, RONALD A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,390.94 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWART, GEORGE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,390.78 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,390.00 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSTO, DANIELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,389.77 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $78,389.44 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZONGRONE, MARIA C Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $78,389.40 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISACONE, KRISTIE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,388.66 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAJEWSKA QUACKENBUSH, ANNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,388.44 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ORSILA J Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $78,388.35 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, SEAN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,388.25 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTIAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,388.23 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLOWITZ, JACK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,387.76 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, JOHN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $78,387.70 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZIATEK, MELISSA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,387.30 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,386.66 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPP, DENNIS T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,386.63 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, KATHY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,386.36 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,386.13 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTON, ROBERT A Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,386.08 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, CHERYL A Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,385.18 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,385.02 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOCKEN, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $78,384.83 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,384.56 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, NORMA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,384.46 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, HASAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,384.42 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SEAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,384.41 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONRAD, JOHN E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,384.27 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,383.28 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, LUWICK Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $78,383.10 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,382.50 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, ALAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,382.39 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KAREN J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $78,382.20 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, MARK A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $78,381.87 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFFERT, KENNETH J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $78,381.33 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRUCE E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,381.22 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,381.01 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKANE, PATRICK Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $78,380.63 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,380.60 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,380.02 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLIFFORD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $78,379.76 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, FREDERICK M, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,379.66 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ELAINE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,379.49 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,379.47 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, STEVE M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,379.24 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, MELODY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,378.56 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BRIAN H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,378.33 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MARTIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,378.25 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DANIELLE H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,378.22 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIOLLO, LOUIS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,378.22 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, DAVID D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,378.04 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LATISHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,377.54 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, CHERYL R STEBBINS Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $78,377.46 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, JOSEPH A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $78,377.04 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, THOMAS M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,376.91 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODDANY, BETTY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,376.33 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARESE, ROBERT P Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $78,376.07 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, THOMAS J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $78,375.94 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JAMES F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,375.87 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,375.42 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ERIC A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,375.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALDONE, SANDRA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,375.30 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, LEONA D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,375.30 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, TALEMA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $78,375.20 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGDAN, KEITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,374.89 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RODNEY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,374.48 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGABOOM, EDWARD P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,374.37 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, JULIANNE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $78,373.84 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB-RINALDI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,373.62 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,373.58 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,373.22 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THEODORE J, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,373.03 Date 06/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABILE, NICHOLAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,372.14 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, NICOLE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,371.96 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, IRVING, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,371.41 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,371.37 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MAUREEN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $78,370.93 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ROBERT F, III Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,370.76 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSTER, DEBORAH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,370.43 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERETTE, CHRIS R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,370.20 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, NANCY G Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $78,370.18 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, ANDREA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,370.17 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBERG, JASON R Employer name Greene County Amount $78,370.01 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, IVAN R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,369.51 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,369.44 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System