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 HUTCHINSON, MICHAEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,267.62 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIGAN, RONALD B Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $77,266.75 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KERRY A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $77,266.73 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JOSEPH, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,266.63 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTZ, JOHN C Employer name Erie County Amount $77,266.44 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSEPH G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,266.05 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, TODD M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,266.05 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDONE, ANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,265.99 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, ISAURA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,265.38 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SINO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,265.24 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, JAMES D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,265.09 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEREMY R Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $77,264.60 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWN, VICKI L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,264.47 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HARRIET T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,264.47 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, PHONG Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,264.47 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJARSKI, BARBARA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,264.47 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JEFFREY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,264.28 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, KEVIN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,263.94 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, FATIMA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,263.94 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DONNA D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,263.85 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, BILLY G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,263.69 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHELLEY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,263.11 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOLCHANDANI, MALA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,262.42 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, ROBIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,262.02 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, EDWARD M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,261.58 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZMCKEARIN, MICHELE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,261.30 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MICHAEL V Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $77,261.04 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, SOEURETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,260.87 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, DAVID Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,260.79 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ROSE C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $77,260.66 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIANI, DENNIS P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,260.64 Date 01/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,260.12 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, KEVIN F Employer name Orange County Amount $77,258.59 Date 03/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBEGBULEM, ABRAHAM O Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,258.02 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, REGINA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,257.96 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHAK, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,256.30 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRIM, STANLEY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,256.24 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, KIRSTEN G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $77,255.29 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JEREMY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,255.19 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENAU, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,255.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRELLO, FRANK G Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $77,254.75 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,254.56 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRINGS, BRITTANY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,254.46 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VERA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,254.40 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,254.19 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,254.04 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES LOWE, DORI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $77,253.72 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MEGHAN C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $77,253.71 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, ASHUNTI D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,253.26 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASSONE, RYAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,252.40 Date 07/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, GEORGIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,252.31 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,252.07 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNAH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,251.90 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KERRY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,251.38 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMIESON J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,251.31 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, JACQUELINE O Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,250.85 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, EDWARD J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,250.74 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACCETTI, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,250.16 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, FELIX O Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,250.16 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA W Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $77,249.68 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,249.64 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,249.34 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRUP, JOY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $77,248.81 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNUPP, PATRICIA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $77,248.22 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ADAM B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $77,247.82 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZUK, LARA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,247.82 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHREVE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $77,247.51 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, JENNIFER T Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $77,247.46 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARCOS A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,247.12 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUKU, ADAM K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,247.01 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, ADAM B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,246.81 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VALARIE JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,246.43 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTY, AMY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,246.25 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,246.22 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, TAMERA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,246.16 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEZNY, SCOTT D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $77,246.13 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,245.85 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTBODY, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,245.19 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUSAN C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,245.19 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, FELIX Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $77,245.19 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ELAINE D Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $77,245.19 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, GILBERT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,245.19 Date 08/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLESKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $77,244.97 Date 10/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAPIS, SONIA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $77,244.93 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, FRANK, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $77,244.46 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, LAURA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,244.16 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPWORTH-JURENA, JULIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $77,243.84 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANKASALI, VINAYAIC A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,243.82 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALYSSA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,242.40 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAUDT, FREDERICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,242.29 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENER, ARTHUR P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $77,241.86 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, PETER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,241.81 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTERMAN, ALBERT E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $77,241.55 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDITH G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $77,241.27 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, RAUL A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $77,240.96 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANITA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $77,240.93 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, NICOLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,240.83 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGLIA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $77,240.43 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, LEONARD, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,240.25 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $77,240.06 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System