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 FAILI, RAHMAT Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,870.14 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, HEATHER L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $76,870.06 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, DAVID M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,869.87 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANALLEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,869.64 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARGARET F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,869.28 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNASTAS, DENNIS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,869.07 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, BRET Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,868.89 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROGER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,868.68 Date 10/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQI, HASEEB Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $76,868.27 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCO, CARL F, II Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,867.70 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THADATHIL, MICHAEL T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,867.41 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMLAGE, MATTHEW S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,867.18 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALISTRANT, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,867.03 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEKRAUS, DEANA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $76,866.82 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, RYAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,866.29 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, ADAM N Employer name City of Utica Amount $76,866.04 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MITCHELL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $76,865.88 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBUR, THOMAS J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,864.89 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JOHN E Employer name Madison County Amount $76,864.88 Date 03/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERIGHI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,864.86 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY A Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $76,864.59 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, STEVEN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,864.54 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GOWAN, RENEE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,864.27 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRIAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,863.91 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $76,863.85 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGODA, ROBERT R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,863.79 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, ANTHONY G Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $76,863.51 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,862.78 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKENBERRY, BONNIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,862.40 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, JOHN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $76,862.30 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $76,862.10 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNISCI, NICOLA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,861.96 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NYOKA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,861.87 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, ELIZABETH S Employer name Madison County Amount $76,861.68 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MERCEDES R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,861.34 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,860.95 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, YOLANDA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,860.37 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KEVIN D Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $76,859.40 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, R Z Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,859.16 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, LISA I Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $76,858.99 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLURE, BRIAN A Employer name Warren County Amount $76,858.52 Date 10/31/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE-HULL, NANCY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,858.03 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $76,857.97 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LAHTEASHA Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $76,857.71 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, JOANNE J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $76,857.71 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARTHUR J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $76,857.51 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, COLLETTE Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $76,857.44 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $76,857.30 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,855.90 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, MICHAEL T, JR Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $76,855.76 Date 03/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRI, CHRISTINA B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,855.22 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, JAMES N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,855.10 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,855.02 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Webster Amount $76,854.73 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOHN V Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $76,854.71 Date 04/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOUGLAS H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,854.56 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARASCH-GIEDT, FELICE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,854.44 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Broome County Amount $76,854.24 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, DAVID W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $76,854.14 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA-HERNANDEZ, MARIA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,854.07 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,853.92 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, ERIK R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,853.77 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,853.32 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER, DORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,853.16 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH R, II Employer name Orange County Amount $76,852.88 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLANZ, ERICH C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $76,852.84 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKETT, GARY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $76,852.38 Date 06/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, MONICA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,852.32 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIANOS, DAVID G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,852.04 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LODATO, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,851.80 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHANNE R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,851.06 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEDT, ROY W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,850.89 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JESSICA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,849.57 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAM, HENRY J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $76,849.24 Date 10/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, CINDY H Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,848.31 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, ROBERT W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,848.14 Date 01/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DONALD P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,847.82 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GELEA Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,847.62 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, MICHAEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,847.52 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MADELYNE Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $76,847.00 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MAUREEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,846.91 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, JOHN F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,846.27 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELECKI, GARY J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,846.23 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,846.14 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, ROBERT C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $76,846.06 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSFIELD, JANET A Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $76,845.95 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, MIGDALIA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,845.77 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLAN, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,845.00 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, DEBRA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,844.58 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, ALEXIS W Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $76,844.26 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, JEAN E Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $76,843.89 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELKEN, ROBERT T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $76,843.62 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TAYLOR E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,843.60 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELS, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,843.26 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENETELA, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,842.60 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, PAMELA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $76,842.54 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, DONALD H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,841.68 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, HARRY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,841.63 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, GARY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,841.37 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, DENIS M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,841.32 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System