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 FRANKMANO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,870.99 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, ROBIN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,870.78 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Troy Amount $77,869.74 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYKES, EMMA LOU Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $77,869.61 Date 09/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONEY, VALENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,868.98 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHURS, JAMES C Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,868.96 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, TAMMY M Employer name Orleans County Amount $77,868.90 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, RONALD W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,868.69 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,868.13 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, KAREN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,868.02 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBANIC, M GERETTE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $77,867.92 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, RAENELLE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,867.57 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, SILVIA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $77,866.28 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CATHRYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,866.10 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZO, KATIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,865.75 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, TIANA Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $77,865.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, JOHN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $77,865.31 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, MARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,865.03 Date 05/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTICH, KIMBERLY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,864.80 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, STEPHEN B Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $77,864.75 Date 01/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SANDRA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,864.68 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, GERALD P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,864.52 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $77,863.56 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHEE, RUTH L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,862.72 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, DAVID K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,861.84 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, LORRIE A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,861.81 Date 01/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, IVELAW Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,861.38 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $77,861.17 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHARLES M Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,861.09 Date 06/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICILI, FABRIZIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,859.17 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLZIN, SCOTT A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,859.12 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, SALVADOR, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,859.11 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAUL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,858.89 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, JOHN K Employer name Greene County Amount $77,858.76 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DAWN E M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,858.75 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEELY, MARIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,858.67 Date 10/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, UGO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,858.63 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, AARON A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,858.11 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBOURNE, ICYLIN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,857.53 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSLER, GARY P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,857.09 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICHT, WILLIAM M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,856.88 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, CECELIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,856.88 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAND, RICHARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,856.76 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISGERBER, KIM Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $77,853.80 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HAROLD G Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $77,853.63 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, ERIC P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,853.46 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, BEVERLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,853.17 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, JEFFREY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $77,853.14 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, BRUCE R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $77,852.67 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRERA, DOROTHY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,852.58 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ROBERT T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,852.58 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, VANESSA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHALWAL, SUSHIL K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PHILIP P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAREVA, YELENA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, NOEMI H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, JOANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,852.58 Date 12/14/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINYARD, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,852.58 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORODINA, MARIYA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $77,852.58 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, VIRAL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $77,852.58 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $77,852.58 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUPMAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $77,852.58 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KENNETH E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,852.58 Date 11/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DEBRA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,852.58 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, RICHARD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,852.58 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, AMY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,852.58 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGIN, JOSH L Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $77,852.30 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSTLE, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,852.22 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, SEAN S Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $77,852.02 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $77,851.96 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOIA, JOSEPH C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $77,851.79 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,851.42 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRSON, MARK W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,851.36 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JESSE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,851.06 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYERS, BRUCE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,850.87 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ULYSSES Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $77,850.74 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHMEIER, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $77,850.34 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASAL, MARK M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,849.73 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KENNETH J Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $77,849.34 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MARVA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,848.68 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDREDGE, CHERYL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,848.67 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,848.44 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $77,848.10 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, GARY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $77,847.71 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, KATHLEEN C Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $77,847.09 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $77,846.72 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALT, PETER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $77,846.34 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,846.28 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, GUY F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,846.13 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, GEORGE E, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,845.97 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKOWSKI, PETER A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,845.97 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $77,845.85 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, BENJAMIN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,845.36 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, DERRICK Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $77,845.14 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SANDRA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,844.56 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TESSIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,843.85 Date 03/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, KEITH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,843.75 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KYLEE A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $77,843.75 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,843.54 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $77,842.99 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System