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 SCHAFFER, KEVIN C Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $77,715.19 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MARTIN E Employer name Erie County Amount $77,714.72 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $77,714.04 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISK, CLARE G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $77,714.00 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, FLOREESE R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,713.23 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUBINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $77,712.66 Date 01/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $77,712.62 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVENGER, IAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,712.59 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IHRKE, DANIEL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,712.34 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $77,712.02 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, RYAN G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $77,711.33 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, NATALIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,710.71 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ELADIO Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,709.71 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON-DOUGLAS, DENISE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,709.62 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $77,709.41 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, ABILIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,709.35 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JO ANNE C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $77,709.27 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURG, DANIEL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,709.12 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEYMAN, LYUDMILA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,708.73 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGALO, ALEKSANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,708.73 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKON, DONALD P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,708.72 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ANDREW W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,708.72 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATCHEKOSKY, DEBORAH Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,708.72 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEILL, KEVIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,708.72 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, BERNADETTE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JO ANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRIGHT, BYRON T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZESE, JODIE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKHAM, MARCELLA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, BONNIE V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEIRA, VASCO R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGINARI, JOHN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENESE, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, DENISE J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,708.72 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, LAWRENCE J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $77,708.72 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,708.61 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANNE E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $77,708.48 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSE, CHYMARSON A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,708.34 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $77,708.28 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, GINA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,708.21 Date 01/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LANCE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,708.15 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNS, HERBERT J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,707.38 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTBY, WILLIAM F Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,707.37 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MAUREEN K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $77,707.25 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURUS, ANTHONY J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $77,707.17 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENG, EDGER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,706.98 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, KENNETH S Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $77,706.93 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, CAITLYN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,706.72 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LA CARLA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $77,706.70 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, AMY F Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $77,706.68 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSE C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $77,706.18 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, SEAN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,706.17 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MELISSA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $77,706.15 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVI, CAROL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,705.23 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MIGUEL Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $77,705.10 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JEREMY LEE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,704.23 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBY, JARROD P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,704.12 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MILAGROS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,703.99 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, VINCENT A, JR Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $77,703.67 Date 04/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, PAUL Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,702.68 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADAVIL, SONNY T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,702.32 Date 02/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINGO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,702.25 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, GARY M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,701.94 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE, MARTINE ROSE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,701.78 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, ANN MARIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,701.64 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATAILLADE, JESSEN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,701.57 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, THOMAS E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,701.52 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND-MONTAQUE, ROSEALEE T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,701.42 Date 09/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, ERICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,701.35 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, FRANKLIN J, II Employer name Broome County Amount $77,701.16 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSTER, PAUL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,701.00 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KATHLEEN R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $77,701.00 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, HENRY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,700.98 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,700.65 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,700.54 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, LORRAINE G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,700.51 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, KEITH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,700.08 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMURO, NATHANIEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,700.06 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, OVELIS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,700.06 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, HEINZ J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $77,699.96 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDITSER, OLEG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $77,699.96 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNAN, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,699.96 Date 05/25/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENG, RUI JUN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,699.96 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,699.17 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDINGTON, JEANNE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,698.90 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,697.69 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, MARIA P Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $77,696.87 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, PENNY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,696.56 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, STEWART G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,696.24 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERSPIEL, JAMES L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $77,696.10 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $77,695.72 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KIT FEI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,694.73 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $77,694.64 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,694.30 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKLUND, JAMES E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,693.98 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR H Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,693.88 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, JOSE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,693.88 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, ROBERT C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,693.78 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, TYSON E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,693.45 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System