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 PEREZ, ODEYMIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,037.81 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DALE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,037.62 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, SAMUEL G Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $78,037.37 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RICHARD W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,035.35 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, ANN M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,035.23 Date 09/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURL, MELISSA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,034.71 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JAYSON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,034.50 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, FRANKLIN T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $78,034.33 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, JULIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,034.16 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLA, ROCCO L Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,033.34 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GREG J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,033.31 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, JOSEPH T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,032.97 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, COLLEEN M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $78,032.79 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, PEG A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $78,032.19 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOSH B Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,032.08 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,031.97 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $78,031.90 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDIA, SCOTT L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,031.55 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSEFFI, DANIEL J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $78,030.97 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWOOD, JAMES A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,030.65 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIN, DANIELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,030.22 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRONE-HOLST, ANNA E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $78,030.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RICHARD M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $78,029.99 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERCHER, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,029.75 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $78,029.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, XIAOBING Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,029.75 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLING, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $78,029.60 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMORELLA, PAUL Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,029.18 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, REBECCA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,027.97 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,027.88 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,027.66 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, LISA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,027.51 Date 03/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENA, LAWRENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,027.37 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, ALLISON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,027.36 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DONALD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,027.11 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, MATTHEW R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,027.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $78,026.78 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUMAS, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,026.76 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,026.57 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JOSE Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $78,026.57 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHL, PETER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,026.55 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,026.47 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, GEORGE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,026.31 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BLAKE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,025.64 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, MARK P Employer name City of Rome Amount $78,024.92 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVEY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,024.62 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, ARNOLD R Employer name Town of Gates Amount $78,023.72 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRENCH, LAMECH A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,023.68 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENKATE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,023.15 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILBER, TRAVIS R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $78,022.79 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, POLIS, III Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $78,022.50 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIK-MICHALSKI, MARGARET Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,022.24 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, THOMAS Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,021.52 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MANOJ J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,021.09 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, DIANE M Y Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.84 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JULIETA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.84 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHO, MARIA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.84 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.84 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY-RYAN, PATRICIA E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.83 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, GAIL L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.83 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,020.83 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, MELONIE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,020.80 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CHRISTINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,020.80 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTLER, LINDA J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $78,020.54 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTO, JEREMY T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,020.15 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONEZ, OSCAR R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $78,019.72 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTE-CAMPBELL, LESLIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,019.56 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, QUENTIN D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $78,019.16 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOSEPHINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,019.06 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,018.82 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORISEK, DAVID R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $78,018.64 Date 05/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOTSKY, OKSANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,018.44 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, SCOTT L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,018.29 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, YOUNGOK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,018.16 Date 02/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW-BETTER, ANN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,017.92 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,017.51 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, PAMELA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,017.42 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, SONI C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,017.42 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPETTA, ALDO V Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $78,016.86 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKLETT, RICHARD F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,016.64 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-TAYLOR, JOYCE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,016.07 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROBARDIERE, LINDA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,015.85 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURENTIIS, KARIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,015.76 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD-VICARS, WENDY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,014.30 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, NATHANIEL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $78,013.56 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINOLA, GEORGE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,013.43 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, PETER J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $78,012.21 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANDREA B Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,012.17 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,012.09 Date 07/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,012.06 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $78,009.88 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMINO, THOMAS N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,009.82 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEYK, ELAINE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,009.76 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBERG, IAN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,009.24 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JEFFERY R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,009.10 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, ANTOINETTE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $78,009.02 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANNA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $78,009.02 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, SANDRA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $78,009.02 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JAMES M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $78,009.02 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODA, THERESA D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $78,009.02 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System