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 CORSINO, JOSE E Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $76,814.40 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, PATRICK F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,813.91 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAVANT, MARY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,813.88 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,813.48 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $76,813.42 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NATALIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,813.42 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DAVID O Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,813.08 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,812.95 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, LOUIS, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,812.53 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JAMES A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,811.85 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDWEILLER, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,811.25 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,809.95 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALO, MARLENE R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,809.44 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NELSON E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,808.55 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, SANDRA L Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $76,808.38 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINION, GREGORY S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,807.80 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOHN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,807.76 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLAND, BARBARA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,807.57 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, NATALIE B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $76,807.00 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY-IRELAND, L MICHAEL Employer name Education Department Amount $76,806.98 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELISKA, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,806.71 Date 10/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, STEVEN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,806.61 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIMAW, JAMES R Employer name Village of Canton Amount $76,806.48 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANEHY, ELLEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,806.19 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-SASSANO, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,806.06 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN A, SR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,805.90 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $76,805.60 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOBES, FRANCIS X Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,805.58 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JUDITH D Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,805.21 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, MARK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,805.10 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHIAUME, KAREN I Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $76,804.98 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSMANN, LAURA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,804.78 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, PAUL G Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,804.46 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROETER, FRANK W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,804.00 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPENHAVER, RANDY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,803.96 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KATIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,803.95 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $76,803.56 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLINGTON, JASON J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,803.42 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWSON, GEORGE R, III Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,802.92 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKI, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,802.44 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGCALIWAGAN, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $76,801.79 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DARRYL R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,801.43 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, SALVATORE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,801.23 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,800.80 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $76,800.49 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHARLES E Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,800.29 Date 07/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, MICHELE A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $76,800.14 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, OLGA H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,800.00 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, JASON L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,799.51 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,799.30 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, KENNETH R Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $76,798.43 Date 03/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $76,798.42 Date 09/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, WILLIAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,798.33 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSEN, GERARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,798.04 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROVER, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $76,797.74 Date 08/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, JONATHAN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,796.46 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMP, MARY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,796.31 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSILFIE-AKRONG, CORETTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,796.00 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, TERRENCE G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,795.24 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMURRIA, EFRAIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,795.22 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKER, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,794.86 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTEN, SEAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,794.76 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESHAJ, AYET Employer name Somers CSD Amount $76,794.14 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALDONE, SHARON L Employer name Warren County Amount $76,793.81 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, HAROLD P, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $76,793.58 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENABURGER, MELISSA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,793.12 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $76,792.88 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, MARK J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,792.36 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, SUE ANN Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $76,792.22 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOPPERT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,791.74 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, ANTHONY A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $76,791.72 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELMANN, BETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,791.61 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,790.57 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,790.07 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROURKE, ROGER B Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $76,789.87 Date 05/20/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KYLE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,789.56 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIGAR, LLOYD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,789.20 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPIG, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,788.77 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICKEL, BRITTANY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,788.74 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRICE, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,788.44 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SU ANN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,787.34 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, RACHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,787.33 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, KENT G Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $76,786.48 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ARNOLD D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, PAUL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, FLORENCE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, DONALD P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, LINDA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINS-GOLDSTEIN, DIANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 04/18/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, LUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, IRIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 09/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOTTI, JOANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUBERG, WILLIAM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCOOL, RICKY C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKELMAN, FREDRIC G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,786.42 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $76,786.42 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTENHAUSER, GLENN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $76,786.42 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESHIMA, JOAN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $76,786.42 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $76,786.42 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System