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 LIPPA, MICHAEL T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,615.51 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $77,615.47 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MICHELLE Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $77,614.85 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WENDY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,614.50 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, DIANNE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,614.42 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LISA ANN Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $77,614.39 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TAKISHA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,614.30 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOME, COREY M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $77,613.73 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMKO, CAROLYN M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $77,613.60 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEVERN, BRIAN Employer name Albany County Amount $77,613.29 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, KEITH T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $77,613.05 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, SAM A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,612.94 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, ROHAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,612.01 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGER, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $77,611.92 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEASANT, ELLEN K Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,611.66 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPY, CAROL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,611.54 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, DEON M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,611.53 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTISANO, MARY K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,611.31 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,611.27 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURA A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $77,611.20 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,610.95 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JOHN Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $77,610.85 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $77,610.84 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, RUTH ANNE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $77,610.84 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDORE-FRANCOIS, SYNTHIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,610.78 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PUNGROSS, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,610.08 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,609.96 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTINO, CATHERINE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,609.28 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,609.27 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERUNKUUMA, CHARLES L Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,609.09 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, VILMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,609.07 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBEL, ROBERTA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,609.04 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,608.96 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULOURIS, TERESA V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $77,608.50 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERROTTA, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,608.07 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, PETER A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,607.99 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, LUIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,607.84 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOZINGO, AMY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,607.84 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $77,607.38 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELL, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,606.81 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, JETT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,605.83 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHMAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,605.69 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORKLE, CORINTHEA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,605.20 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, RANDY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,604.80 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,604.70 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMLICH, DONALD G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,604.33 Date 07/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, MAVEL E Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,604.25 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL, RALIM S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,604.24 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, YVONNE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,604.17 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNION, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $77,603.83 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,603.60 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAPP, SUSAN Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $77,603.48 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MATTHEW J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,602.98 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHO, WILLIAM A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,602.98 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAORO-GRATTON, GINA J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $77,602.82 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, ROMAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,602.47 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $77,602.37 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, ELIZABETH M Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $77,602.20 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, SANDRA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,602.01 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, THEODORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,601.75 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, LEWIS N Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,601.28 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $77,600.96 Date 06/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, DAVID J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,600.20 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, MAN KUEN Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $77,600.12 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANG, TERENCE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $77,600.12 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, GUY JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $77,600.02 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELL, GRACE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,599.58 Date 02/13/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,599.39 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, JAMES L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,598.94 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, USHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,598.60 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ALFRED Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,598.54 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, JOLENE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,598.51 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADAVIL, AGNES Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,598.49 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $77,597.66 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, JOHN J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $77,597.33 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,597.14 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, JEFFREY T Employer name Erie County Amount $77,597.06 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENBAHN, ROBERT E, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,596.79 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFFLE, EDWARD T Employer name Broome County Amount $77,595.64 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, DREW E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $77,595.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, GARY L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,594.06 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,593.56 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, FELICIA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,593.53 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,593.33 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE-DIAZ, LISA M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $77,593.29 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, SEAN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,593.24 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICIA L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,592.76 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDDY, LINDA H Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,592.47 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, FRANK Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,592.29 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAGOSIAN, FRANK G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,591.68 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOSHUA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $77,591.20 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADUSE-POKU, TONY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,591.00 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, EUGENE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,590.70 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, BRENDAN E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $77,590.68 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROWOLSKI, RAFAL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,590.04 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, CHARLENE L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,589.81 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $77,589.68 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, SEAN P Employer name City of Cortland Amount $77,589.59 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JULIO C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,589.48 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, AMIE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $77,589.41 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System