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 LOUTH, STEVEN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,895.91 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $77,895.49 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOWMAN, DEAN E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,895.48 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILUYOMADE, OLUWATELEMI I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,895.15 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEXA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,895.04 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTINGER, TRACY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,894.57 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, PATRICK M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,894.18 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $77,894.02 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDBURY, DANIELLE C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,893.66 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, JONATHAN P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,893.63 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,893.59 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ANTHONY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,893.18 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,892.88 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JESSE F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,892.54 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKO, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $77,892.40 Date 01/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, VICKIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,891.71 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPKE, LOUISE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,891.64 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTAN, SHARMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,891.58 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALEXIS M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,891.06 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, SASHA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,891.06 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, FRANCIS W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,890.56 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, THEODORA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,890.53 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, KARLA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $77,890.10 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSE, TYRONE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,889.93 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNITE, ANTONIO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,889.92 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KENNETH E Employer name Wayne County Amount $77,889.80 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONI, CHARLENE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,889.40 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, MINHEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,889.31 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RUSSELL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,888.98 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENAYA, GALINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,888.78 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SABRINA E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,888.48 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,888.47 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,888.24 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDAME, JOANNE Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,888.15 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,887.73 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, RENEE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,887.68 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, JOHN P Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $77,887.08 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOVINO, NEIL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,886.98 Date 01/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, STEVEN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,886.62 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,886.38 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKIR, SHIMEKA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $77,885.82 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,884.94 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KATRINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,884.73 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO-ERSKINE, KATHARINE S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,884.65 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSULAS, SUZANNE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,883.96 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, PAULA M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,883.78 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, ROBERT A Employer name Albany County Amount $77,883.73 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NE JAME, GINA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,883.65 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARKIEWICZ, JACQUELINE M Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $77,883.64 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CHARLIE C Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $77,883.27 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEBER, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,882.28 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESTER, LAUREL A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $77,881.99 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELLY, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,881.92 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, JASON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,881.82 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, LUIS Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $77,881.38 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMUTTER, RONALD Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,881.30 Date 03/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,881.28 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,881.09 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,880.93 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ELSA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,880.75 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $77,880.63 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,880.39 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, NORAH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,880.17 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XUELIANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $77,879.39 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS-FABIAN, JOAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,879.10 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRELD, RANDOLPH P Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $77,879.02 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYERE, SUZANNE B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $77,878.48 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $77,878.20 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMRCKA, ROBERT E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,878.20 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $77,877.26 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARESIMO, KRISTEN M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $77,877.02 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, KIMBERLY H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,876.94 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHOWITZ, BETH S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $77,876.83 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, SCOTT W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,876.77 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LATRENDA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,876.76 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIENT, BOBBI R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,876.33 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JEAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,875.98 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, DAVE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $77,875.79 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANTISTA, DEANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,875.57 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, LEON G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,875.48 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNERA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,875.23 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JENNIFER L Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $77,875.20 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PATRICIA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $77,875.01 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTAK, PETER I Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $77,875.00 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPARETTO, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,874.90 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, RAYMOND J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,874.61 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,874.40 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,874.26 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, JULIE D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,874.26 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICIGNANO, CAROL ANN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $77,874.05 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, NEYIVE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,874.00 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROD, CHARLES Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,873.90 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, LARA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,873.44 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DINO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,873.38 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPAL, QUDUS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,873.38 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LAURA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,873.38 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, MYRA MARIE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $77,872.71 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIXFIELD, JOCELYN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,872.67 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNDIFF, GEORGE E, III Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,872.41 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,871.45 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System