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 SERNO, ROSEMARY F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,922.02 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE-LUCAS, TINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,922.02 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANA, JENNIE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,922.02 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, VAUGHN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $76,921.86 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSFELD, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Depew Amount $76,921.69 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $76,920.89 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINSKY, E JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,919.86 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEECHLER, JANE R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $76,919.64 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, CHARLES H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,919.37 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATH, DOUGLAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, SANDRA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGELLIS, ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KAREN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDARINO, CAROL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, FLORENCE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCESNY, CYNTHIA Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, LINDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAUREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,919.30 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIZMAN, SHELLY R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,919.10 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, MICHAEL T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $76,919.04 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,918.99 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, KEVIN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $76,918.45 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ROBERT T Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,918.42 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, JEFFREY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,918.29 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, NIKKI L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,918.25 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, RUSSELL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,918.03 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIDIN, SWARSAT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $76,917.76 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,917.76 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,917.74 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHARF, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $76,917.49 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECCHIAROLI, GINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,917.16 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, FRANK, III Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,917.14 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, PETER T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,916.54 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROWICZ, EDMUND S, JR Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $76,916.42 Date 03/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $76,916.34 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, NICOLE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,916.30 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDONA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,916.09 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DAVID W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,915.83 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOHN G Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $76,915.71 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARNATO, PATRICIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,915.48 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMBOLD, MATTHEW J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $76,915.27 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, DEIRDRE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,915.10 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, WILLIAM D Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,914.72 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JESSICA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,914.40 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOURG, RAYMOND L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,914.30 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, TIMOTHY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,913.41 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOSEPH R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,913.06 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRONE, SALVATORE J Employer name Erie County Amount $76,912.74 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DAVID J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $76,912.72 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCHARSKI, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $76,912.55 Date 01/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANETTA, JOHN M Employer name Copiague Fire District Amount $76,912.50 Date 05/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYDER, ALFONZO Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,911.77 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, WILLIAM M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,911.51 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUOD, NANCY Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,911.48 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG-BURRI, JOAN Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $76,910.64 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGOS, KAREN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,909.48 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, DECLAN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,909.29 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, LAWRENCE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,909.07 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMARAIS, TAMMY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,908.94 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, THOMAS M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,908.60 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DAVYD T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $76,907.97 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTINE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,907.74 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, DARREN J Employer name Madison County Amount $76,907.69 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, PATRICIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,907.63 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SHAWNA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,907.51 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE-HARVEY, HERMISE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $76,907.26 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,907.26 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRAMKO, JANET R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,907.26 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MICHELE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,907.26 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOKSHI, NILIMA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,907.26 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELLY, COLLEEN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,907.26 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARTHA P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,907.26 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, VERNEICE L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $76,907.26 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, CRESCENZO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,907.15 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHTAKE, R SEIJI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,906.68 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPECK, ANTOINETTE Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $76,906.50 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVETT, DAVID T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,904.09 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, NOREEN M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $76,903.91 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $76,903.61 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, JEFFERY W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,902.32 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, DEBRA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $76,902.21 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, NATALIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,902.02 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,901.77 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTIERE, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,901.76 Date 10/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETRIOU, WILLIAM Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $76,901.39 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONERO, KEVIN Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $76,901.38 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, VINCENT A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,900.99 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JULES W Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $76,900.98 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSSAIN, SHAWN S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $76,900.78 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, KRISTOFER L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,900.38 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,900.04 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROCKEY C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,899.83 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, CARMEN M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $76,899.32 Date 06/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, CHARLES E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,899.11 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIG, AVI Z Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,897.82 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, GLENN A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,897.60 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,897.23 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUBER, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $76,897.12 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System