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 SVENJAK, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,767.84 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, LAURA MARIE Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,767.78 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SEAN B Employer name Education Department Amount $77,767.65 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, CRAIG R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,767.16 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,766.58 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, AMY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,766.26 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $77,765.78 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, RYAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,764.78 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DENNIS Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $77,764.57 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, ROSARIO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,764.16 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO-JONES, MARTA I Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,764.00 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARTIN E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,763.47 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLEK, JOHN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $77,763.46 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZYNSKI, TAMMIE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,763.20 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DENISE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,762.82 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKLEY, JONATHAN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $77,762.55 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JAMES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,762.53 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, VICTOR M, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $77,762.27 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, CARL D Employer name Erie County Amount $77,761.48 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARYL, DAVID D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,761.33 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFARANI, TINA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $77,761.23 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, JAMESINE L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,759.85 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, KANEEZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,759.39 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JEFFERSON A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,759.12 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, ROBIN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,759.10 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CASEY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,758.94 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE-WILKINSON, BARBARA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,758.88 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFTUCK, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,758.76 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTIN, MARTHA J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,758.38 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLIGER, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,758.26 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARECKI, ERIC S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,758.17 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, TERRANCE W Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $77,757.97 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZRAMKA, DAVID R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,757.63 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSAUD, KAMPTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,757.34 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON-DOWNS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,756.90 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,756.84 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ARIANA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,756.62 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,756.57 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZOS, BRIAN D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,756.46 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DAVID V Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $77,755.85 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DAVID L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,754.78 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JESSE D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $77,754.51 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARY BETH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,754.39 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $77,754.27 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,754.27 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,753.94 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DAVID Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,753.42 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANNE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,753.16 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS-RINDFLEISCH, AMANDA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,753.14 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JORDAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,752.33 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, WILLIAM T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $77,751.93 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $77,751.83 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,751.41 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DAVID J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $77,751.21 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISK, JONATHAN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,750.92 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, LEONARDO, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,750.91 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, PAUL E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,750.44 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, ANDREW D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,750.01 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIACENTI, MARC A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,749.68 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBERT, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $77,748.82 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISTREET, LYNDA C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $77,748.32 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,748.02 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $77,747.63 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DOUGLAS D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,747.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTMELL, DONALD C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,746.71 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRATORE, FRANK Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $77,746.66 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDISON, WENDY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,746.52 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGIONE, JAMES W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,746.41 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVOURAS, CHRISTINA C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,746.28 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,746.12 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTIERE, DAVID J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,746.00 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,745.88 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, DANIEL S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,745.85 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, TERESA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $77,745.79 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, RANDY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,745.76 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HECTOR E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,745.72 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPTICH, LISA A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $77,745.48 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, KATHERINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,745.32 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERFEL, GARY J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $77,745.31 Date 01/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DENNIS M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $77,744.65 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMINA, ROSEANN Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $77,744.52 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERRY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,744.38 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,744.30 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANOFF, REBECCA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,743.71 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, GORDON B Employer name City of Troy Amount $77,743.68 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKERRITT, ELIZABETH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $77,743.66 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLIO, CELIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,743.64 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSNER, MARIE L Employer name Village of East Williston Amount $77,743.52 Date 01/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLOSON, ALLAN Employer name City of Geneva Amount $77,742.72 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDGREN, GEORGIANNE L Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $77,742.70 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, DAVID R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $77,742.33 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,742.29 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOANNA E Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $77,742.29 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORES, RONALD J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $77,741.18 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NAOMI P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $77,740.96 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, LINUS C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,740.74 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, THOMAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,740.33 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,739.74 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODA, DEBORAH LAURA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $77,739.52 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOLO, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,739.28 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System