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 BOND, RICHARD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,347.75 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BRIAN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $77,347.61 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,347.51 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,347.50 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPPER, DARLENE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,347.38 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, DANIELLE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $77,347.34 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOO, WING Y Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,347.27 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEVEDO, JOSE C Employer name White Plains Urban Renew Agcy Amount $77,347.25 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, AARON M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,346.92 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, JAMES J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,346.86 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFE, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $77,345.27 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $77,344.90 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, EDWARD N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,344.66 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $77,344.66 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITHIORA, BERNADETTE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,344.56 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATHY L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,344.54 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, DIANA Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,344.45 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, STEPHEN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,344.12 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, ALDO L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $77,343.99 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EDWIN S Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $77,343.94 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, STEFAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,343.34 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CINTHIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,343.15 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, PATRICIA E Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $77,342.98 Date 06/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, JOEL E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $77,342.82 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, AUDREY A Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $77,341.40 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAURO, JOE Employer name Delaware County Amount $77,340.57 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODREAU, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $77,340.36 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, HEXTOR L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $77,340.12 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,339.90 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORJONE, DONNA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $77,339.43 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $77,339.16 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAS, JOSE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,338.88 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DO, DOAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,338.86 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZINO, SCOT M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,338.09 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLWOOD, STEVEN G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,337.55 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, LOU ANN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,337.38 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICCI, NANCY K Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $77,337.31 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANITA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,337.27 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, JORGE F Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $77,337.12 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, CAROLYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,337.12 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RENUKABEN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,336.63 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $77,336.02 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,335.99 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTAVE, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,335.74 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE A Employer name Albany County Amount $77,335.11 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, RAPHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,334.42 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, SANDRA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $77,333.83 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,333.82 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JODY Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $77,333.63 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,333.36 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDINELLI, CARMINE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,333.35 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, ADAM M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,333.27 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, MARGARITA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,332.91 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,332.44 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, CARMEN Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $77,332.25 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,332.14 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $77,331.98 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMME, SUSAN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $77,331.94 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AVANIE N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,331.77 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, LA TOYA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,331.77 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOURWINE, JAMES A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,331.36 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAQUOI, BINTU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,329.62 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PATRICIA D Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $77,329.62 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,328.94 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYZENBERG, MARINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,328.62 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTANIAN, LAURA C Employer name Albany County Amount $77,328.31 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERBRANDT, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,328.25 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFETTO, FRANK M Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $77,328.24 Date 03/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, MATTHEW W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,328.11 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,327.27 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, DEBRA A, MRS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,327.27 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT-BIGG, DEBORAH Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,326.87 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUJILLO, ALLISON S Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $77,326.83 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAGNON, LE ANNE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,326.48 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, JESSICA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,326.44 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, JANE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $77,326.26 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,326.16 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RICHARD Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,325.79 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAGE, JOHN W Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $77,325.33 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARCHE, ROBERTA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $77,325.13 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, EMERY D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,324.83 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROY S Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $77,324.82 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELANIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $77,324.24 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,323.75 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, HEATHER D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,323.19 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURY, LOUIS J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,322.98 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,322.89 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, DENNIS M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $77,322.07 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, DINO M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,321.23 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOR, KOLLEEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,320.62 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $77,320.41 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACUSIN, LAUREN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $77,320.40 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, CHARLES P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,320.30 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ANDREW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,320.00 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DAVID W Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $77,319.69 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKUNKA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,319.61 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, SHAZAIDA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $77,319.31 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, JASON P Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $77,319.04 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, STANLEY J, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $77,318.90 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARIELLO, JAMES A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,318.62 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System