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 WAGNER, WILLIAM K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $77,001.16 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, REUBEN N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $77,001.04 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLL, DANIEL W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,000.77 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,000.46 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,000.04 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, KEITH R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $77,000.00 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, OLUDAMILOLA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,000.00 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ORLAND L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,999.80 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LEONARDO Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $76,999.79 Date 05/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, RODNEY Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $76,999.69 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLI, CHERI A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $76,999.30 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTILL, WILLIAM M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,999.13 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,999.00 Date 04/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBENEDICTIS, RALPH Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $76,998.45 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSLAND, CARL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,997.73 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHINE, ALISON C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,996.80 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALNERO, SHARI A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $76,996.80 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADIGAN, SHANA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,996.48 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIMSKY, MATTHEW T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,995.63 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, VINCENT M, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $76,995.42 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ELLEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $76,994.84 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIE, ROBIN L Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $76,994.70 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, GARY M Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $76,993.95 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ROBERT D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,993.55 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $76,993.36 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHN, JASON S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,993.30 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAGHER, DEIRDRE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $76,992.40 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAKIN, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $76,992.05 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $76,991.54 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, EMILY K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,991.35 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,991.15 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LOLITA E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,991.13 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,991.02 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, BRIAN W Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $76,990.84 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, TIM F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,990.75 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, BRANDON R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,990.07 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOHN C, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $76,989.92 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, KEVIN N Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $76,989.44 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,989.33 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTINE, CARRIE B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,989.14 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, MARY RHODES Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $76,988.93 Date 06/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, BRETT T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $76,987.89 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELE K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,987.10 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KEVIN J Employer name Orange County Amount $76,987.05 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, JESSICA L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,986.20 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, EILEEN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $76,985.85 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, JUDITH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,985.75 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTION, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,985.02 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFILL, DOLLETTE P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $76,983.71 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DEANNA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,983.71 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANA M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $76,983.63 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, JONATHAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,983.62 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, STEVEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,982.87 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, KAREN A Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $76,981.52 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DEBRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,981.46 Date 07/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFANGER, JASON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,981.44 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BONNIE S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $76,981.21 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCANCIO, EDUORDO Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $76,980.99 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, MATTHEW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,980.95 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YAO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,980.79 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MARIBEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,980.19 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEO, DAVID H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,979.77 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLLER, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,979.18 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMER, LISA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $76,979.13 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOPPO, JOHN Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $76,978.79 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAFIDI, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,978.57 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIRRO, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,978.41 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, ILDIKO E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $76,978.22 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,977.86 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, CHARLES Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $76,977.60 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TRACEY Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,977.50 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,977.08 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, KEVIN A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,977.02 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, TINA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,976.94 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JOANNE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,976.69 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JUDITH C Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $76,976.20 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, AMME L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $76,976.18 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJKO, MIROSLAW Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $76,975.76 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERCOLE-MC GINN, DARCI J Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $76,975.55 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JANE S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,975.29 Date 04/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, JOHN E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,974.78 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, SUSAN G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,974.60 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNLEYE, BABATUNDE O Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $76,973.11 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,973.04 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICKERT, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $76,972.57 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, SIMONE A, III Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $76,972.16 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, FRANK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,971.28 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, CHRISTINE Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,970.83 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, NATHAN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,970.66 Date 03/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLBY, DEREK S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,970.12 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESTON, JOHNNY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,970.01 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUYERS, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,969.93 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CSENGE, AMY Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $76,969.72 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDELS, LOUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,969.57 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DANIEL L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $76,969.28 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHIE, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,969.19 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTEK, PAUL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,968.88 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, ANN L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $76,968.15 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, THOMAS Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,967.72 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FANTE, GRETCHEN L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $76,967.61 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System