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 BRANIGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,924.02 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTIENNE, KECIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,923.42 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, ARACELI B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,923.40 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,923.30 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHAUN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,923.30 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIDEME, NATHAN P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,922.92 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JESSICA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,922.38 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, DANIELLE A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $77,922.38 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, DAMON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,921.91 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEWEY GALE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $77,921.46 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MARK E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,921.32 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRINO, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,921.28 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, REBECCA B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,921.22 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLIET, LAUREN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,920.96 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,920.66 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CANDICE R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,920.48 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, VERNON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,920.44 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,920.44 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOSHUA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,920.41 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBEL, LYNNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,920.17 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTANO, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,919.45 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANIK, STEPHEN P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,919.37 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNELLI, NICODEMUS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,919.15 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLON, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $77,919.00 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KYLE W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,918.50 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKRZYWKA, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,918.36 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGLIN, SCOTT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,917.78 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, EDGAR K Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $77,917.64 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL W Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $77,917.58 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JOSEPH V Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $77,917.53 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOANNOU, THERESA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $77,917.42 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, JOSEPH I Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $77,916.80 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $77,916.80 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $77,916.25 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, SUSAN M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $77,915.21 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEELIN M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $77,914.98 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUANITA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,914.98 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIUCCI, SEAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,914.98 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, JOHN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,914.81 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,914.41 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, WALTER R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,913.93 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNETTA, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,913.73 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, SCOTT M Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,913.24 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, JOYCE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,911.54 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SHERRI Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,910.98 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, BRETT C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $77,910.69 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, CATHY M Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $77,910.58 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, KEVIN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,910.50 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,909.87 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DANIEL S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,909.60 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVUREK, GEORGE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $77,909.53 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZA, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,908.73 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESS, DANIEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,908.72 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS-RICHE, ROSE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,908.32 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, KARONNE P Employer name Education Department Amount $77,907.42 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, LEAH C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,907.42 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTE, MICHAEL V Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $77,907.38 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRO, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $77,907.07 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, JERROLD S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,906.31 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTZ, DION J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,906.08 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERZ, PATRICIA B Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,906.01 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, VICTORIA A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $77,905.95 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, SHARON Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $77,905.93 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, RONALD E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,905.91 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, PATRICK E, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,905.78 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHMAN, JANET D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,905.64 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, CAROL M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $77,905.20 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORES, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,904.96 Date 07/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MONIQUE K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,904.82 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $77,904.80 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICCHIO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,904.72 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MAUREEN E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $77,904.28 Date 06/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIK, ALEXIS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,903.90 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, NANCY S Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $77,903.83 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $77,903.58 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,903.25 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,903.09 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERSTEIN, KALMAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,902.82 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDEE, ROBERT A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,902.62 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LINDA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,902.34 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, CAROL A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,902.30 Date 12/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $77,902.22 Date 03/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,901.96 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, ANA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,901.68 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SECRET S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,901.51 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KEVIN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $77,901.20 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, PETER H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,900.88 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,900.43 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVER, CARY T Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $77,899.85 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RONALD A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $77,899.84 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,898.64 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIBER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $77,898.52 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PATRICIA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,897.87 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JOLENE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,897.63 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LORRAINE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,897.30 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORDELLINI, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $77,897.21 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VION, AGNES J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,896.97 Date 05/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, ALYXANDER E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $77,896.48 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLARCYK, MARY T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,896.07 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSLEY, CURTIS D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,896.00 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System