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 CONNORS, MARC J Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,161.64 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNG, JESSICA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,161.64 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, CHRISTINA B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,161.60 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, PAULA B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,161.50 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CHRISTINE B Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $77,161.46 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,161.26 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SMIDT, HENDRIK J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $77,160.83 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $77,160.80 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELALCAZAR, MILDER Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,160.16 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAUTAR, SURESH C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $77,160.08 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, ELIZABETH Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $77,160.00 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, GARY A Employer name Department of State Amount $77,159.36 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARNETT J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,159.35 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,159.32 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACANTI, JUDITH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,159.21 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,158.90 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LIETA Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,158.90 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEZ, KAREN J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $77,158.90 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSMAN, JAMES R Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,158.90 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, LARRY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,158.90 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, SCOTT Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,158.90 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, MARIUSZ Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,158.90 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEVEN R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,158.90 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JACK D Employer name Education Department Amount $77,158.90 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELNARSKI, MICHAEL F, III Employer name Education Department Amount $77,158.90 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD ANDERSON, WANDA LISA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,158.90 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CAROL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,158.90 Date 11/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFOROV, NIKIFOR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,158.90 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, SUZE Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $77,158.90 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,158.90 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELENZ, NOREEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,158.90 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUTANIEMI, DANIELLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,158.36 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, ALEXANDER S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,158.31 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBONE, DENISE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,156.27 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ADAM T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,155.95 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,155.59 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, LATANYA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,155.21 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,154.97 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIECA, CHARLIE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,154.54 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVADENEYRA, JORGE E Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $77,154.50 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,154.04 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, ANJU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,153.83 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKRA, BRIAN Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,153.68 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSIVIERO, RAYMOND P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,153.52 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPOURAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $77,153.00 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,152.61 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGILLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $77,152.48 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, CARMEN I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,152.40 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, RAYMUND C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,152.12 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANDREW D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,151.95 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNG, JOANIE C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $77,151.86 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FELTON J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $77,151.85 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMGOLD, DAVID E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $77,151.73 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOANNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,151.60 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, FEDERICO A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,151.58 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, RITA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,151.36 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, BONNIE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,151.26 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, ROBERT A Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $77,151.24 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWARE, JOSHUA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,151.22 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JENNIFER Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $77,151.07 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, STEPHEN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,150.71 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, JAMIE T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,150.68 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERBROOM, DANIEL C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $77,150.57 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTI, GARY M, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,150.55 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KEITH R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,150.35 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAZZESE, LORI A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,149.95 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $77,149.52 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, DAVID Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $77,149.43 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMSHER, DAVID J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,149.24 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDEAU, DANIEL O, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,149.22 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAVID Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,149.18 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $77,149.12 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREAU, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 04/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, JAINA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, DONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, MARYLOUISE G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TERRI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASZ, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAI, CHRISTINE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINDA, JANET M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHARA, DARLENE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMORE, KELLY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESTEL, BRIGITTE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACZ, BARBARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DEBORAH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,149.00 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULITSKAYA, ANNA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,148.71 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, KERRI A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $77,148.27 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, AIMEE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,147.82 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTAK, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,147.79 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, GINA MARIE Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $77,147.51 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, FENG Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,147.43 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PREMAKUMAR M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,147.41 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, RAYMOND S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,147.41 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, JOZEF Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $77,147.16 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $77,146.89 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, HUGH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,146.75 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System