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 BREGGINS, TARRIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,840.79 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EANNAZZO, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $76,839.65 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDZINSKI, MARIA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,839.26 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GE, YAHONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,838.58 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAYTON E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $76,838.32 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, ELIZABETH K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,837.91 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,837.67 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, PEGGY Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,837.52 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, SANTA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,837.25 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, RALPH L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,837.07 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEK, HENRY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $76,837.01 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,836.84 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNELAS, GUADALUPE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,836.26 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVANEVA, IRINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,835.72 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BONNIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $76,835.46 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEM J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $76,835.40 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESLER, RICHARD R Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $76,835.40 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ANDREW T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,834.99 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ANN-MARGARET Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,834.28 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, JORDAN M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $76,833.72 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JEFFREY G Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $76,833.04 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANQUIE, LIZA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,832.68 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,832.50 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, TYSON W Employer name Albany County Amount $76,831.38 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTONIO D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,831.36 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDECK, RICHARD A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,831.15 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSER, KURT E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $76,830.86 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLORAZA, DIANE S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,830.53 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, MARK M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,830.05 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COADY, DONALD K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,829.85 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DAVID M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,829.62 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, JONATHAN C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,829.22 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIROU, ROSEANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,829.01 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNA M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $76,828.97 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DALE Employer name Wayne County Amount $76,828.95 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICIA L Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $76,828.70 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSES, JUAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $76,828.63 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, VINCENT J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,828.02 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTATOS, CONSTANTINOS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,828.00 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINAN, BRENDAN J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,827.99 Date 05/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBS, GAIL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,827.75 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, JOSHUA G K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $76,827.41 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKNEZ, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $76,827.13 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,827.00 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MIRIAM M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,826.92 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-CHAFEY, NAGLAA Y Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,826.41 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELESKY, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $76,826.28 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DWAYNE J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,825.88 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, JAMES E Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,825.58 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, SHEILA K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $76,825.30 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, SCOTT D Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,825.16 Date 12/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLOS, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,825.09 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KELLY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,825.05 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,824.71 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, JASON C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,824.58 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $76,824.11 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, LAZARO Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,824.10 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMARO, GERARD, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,823.78 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINEAU, MARK C Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,823.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JOHN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,823.50 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, ANDRE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,823.11 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, DENNIS E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $76,822.20 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, FRANK D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,822.11 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, MICHELLE R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,822.02 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARISOL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,822.02 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERNESTINE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,822.02 Date 09/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHREY, DANA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, BARBARA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RITA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONKA, DANIELLE K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PAMELA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, RENA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMONDS, MICHELLE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SUZANNE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THERESA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPS-CANTON, CHERISE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,822.02 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD-STRICKLAND, CHERYL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,822.02 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, BRIAN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $76,821.71 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCI, ELAINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $76,821.70 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHAUN D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,821.55 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, JULIE M Employer name Highland Public Library Amount $76,821.34 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, HAROLD P Employer name Washington County Amount $76,820.75 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, HERIBERTO J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $76,820.16 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERADKA, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,819.37 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, TINA Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,818.82 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, KEVIN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,818.70 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MARGARET Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,817.78 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, GERARD Employer name Village of Hewlett Harbor Amount $76,817.04 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, SAMUEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,816.67 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, SCOTT E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,816.52 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $76,816.44 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,816.35 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $76,816.30 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGENBRUCH, EDWARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,815.79 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, AVRIL J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $76,815.51 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLOCKS, TREVOR I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,815.05 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ALPHONSE M Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $76,814.80 Date 07/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $76,814.75 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBART, GREGORY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,814.66 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System