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 WEALCATCH, YOCHEVED A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,967.42 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,967.36 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, WILLIAM S Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,967.24 Date 09/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANCE, PIERRE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,966.58 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, LUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,966.46 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINE, STANLEY C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,965.83 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONI, MARC B Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,965.58 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGGERI, WILLIAM J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,965.33 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, PATRICK W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $76,965.32 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZA, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Amount $76,965.09 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, PEGGY A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $76,964.55 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JASON L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,964.48 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMINGER, KEITH F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,964.06 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, NATASHA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $76,963.53 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, BETH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,963.16 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOVSKAYA, MARIYA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,962.94 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SARNO, PHYLLISA A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $76,962.90 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, MICHELLE B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,962.65 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DANIEL T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,962.62 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICOZZI, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,962.56 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, MARTIN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,962.04 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAS, ANDREW W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,961.58 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYE, NICOLE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,961.46 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, BRADLEY E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,961.39 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, KUNJUMOL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,961.33 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLOW, ELYSSA B Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,961.08 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,960.93 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGGIANO, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $76,960.74 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROBERT I, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $76,960.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, FRANK E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,960.55 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, WENDY L Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $76,960.39 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, NATASHA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,960.33 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, DANIEL R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,960.06 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGGOTT, THERESA ANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,960.05 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAND, LUKE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $76,959.86 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,959.74 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Corning Amount $76,959.66 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUMIEL, JEFFREY H Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,959.66 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SUZANNE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $76,959.57 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANAPURATH, MINIMOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,959.51 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, KEVIN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,959.32 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RODNEY Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $76,959.28 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSBACKER, GRETCHEN M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $76,959.26 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASPRILLA-CLARKE, ITZEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,959.22 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, INGRID M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,958.94 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $76,958.94 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODHURST, AARON S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $76,958.90 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERG, CONSTANCE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $76,958.79 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DOMENICO Employer name City of Rye Amount $76,958.55 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CINDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,958.49 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, ALBERT T, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,958.42 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCKROSE, SHAWN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,958.17 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKI C Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $76,957.83 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, DANIEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,957.40 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORESCHI, GREGORY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,957.40 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,957.40 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUR, JAMES C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,957.40 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGIA, CHARLES E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,957.40 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGENIS, DOROTHY A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $76,957.09 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANINGO, NICOLE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,956.97 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,956.75 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, ROSSELLA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,955.81 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, SHIJI K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $76,955.17 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,954.72 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, ANGELO J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $76,954.70 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHLAND, ROBERT E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $76,954.28 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLEUR, MARTY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,954.03 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DAVID W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,953.18 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, CRISTINO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,952.89 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, PAUL E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,952.18 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, LAURA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,952.11 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVID C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,951.94 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSON, IVAN L, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,951.94 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,951.70 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREI, RONALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,951.36 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, PATRICK F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,950.66 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARCUS N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,950.48 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGAL, PATRICK Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,950.42 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $76,950.33 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRID, SANDRA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,950.12 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ALLISON E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,950.09 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-KING, LYNDA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,950.03 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOLELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,949.70 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,949.45 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CAROL J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $76,949.00 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPPLES, MICHELE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MARTHA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESKI, NANCY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDA, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARY JO A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, ROBERT W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, ANTON J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JILL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURAK, CATHERINE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,949.00 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, RICHARD T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,948.42 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKS, JOHN A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $76,948.18 Date 07/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENRICE, WENDY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,947.03 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System