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 BREEN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,708.83 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARIE-CLAIRE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,708.83 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $76,708.45 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELOVSKY, NOREEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,708.16 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SANIELLE C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $76,707.58 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,707.14 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTIANA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $76,707.05 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,706.98 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, KYLE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,706.89 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROICI, TERRI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,706.83 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KEVIN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,706.77 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, ALAN R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,706.43 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAT, WILLIAM B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,705.90 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, ANTHONY S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $76,705.53 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKANMU, JIBOLA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,704.40 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMADI, VICTORIA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,704.19 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,703.50 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, LASHANA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,703.20 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JACOB I Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,703.04 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JAEMI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,702.46 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKO, SHERI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,702.17 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, JOSEPH M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $76,701.51 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKOLA, TERENCE H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,701.43 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, FELIX Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $76,701.39 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PETER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,701.33 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGLIO, MARY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,701.25 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JASON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,701.25 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIAPANE, LEONARD P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,699.96 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZIGLI, DANIEL C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,699.89 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMUT, KEITH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,699.80 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TYRONE S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,699.57 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARD, KARA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,699.05 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, NEIL P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,699.04 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, JOHN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,697.85 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAIR, ASHAMOLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,697.84 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMANSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,697.20 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, LINDA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,697.18 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSIR, DEBORAH A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $76,696.75 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVAGNANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Orange County Amount $76,696.16 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, HENRY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,696.02 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, SANDRA B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,695.99 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ROBERT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,695.20 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,695.02 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JUNE M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $76,694.68 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHEILA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,694.33 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $76,693.75 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BITTNER, ROBERT A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $76,693.35 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, NORIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,693.28 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBELO, JEAN M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $76,693.06 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MAESTRO, JOSEPH Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $76,692.48 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD-SMITH, TERESA CATHERINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,691.96 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNOIS, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,691.74 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,691.50 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, JACOB M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $76,691.34 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISI, DONATO M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,691.33 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOW, MEREDITH P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,691.13 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,691.10 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,690.93 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEFER, GALE M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $76,690.26 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, GUY T Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,690.14 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, JAMES R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,689.93 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKENSHIP, RICHARD D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,689.64 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCHARALE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,689.17 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOPOLD, KERLYNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,688.80 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, DEBRA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,688.53 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOLORES J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,688.44 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILFORD, MATTHEW H Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $76,687.34 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWART, ROBERT J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $76,686.89 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ERIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,686.52 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-FLYNN, CATHY L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,686.19 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, GEOFFREY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,685.80 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHERYL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,685.79 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, KEITH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,685.12 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, RONALD Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,684.83 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, LUIS F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,684.66 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, TOMAS G, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,684.58 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, LISA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $76,684.41 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,684.28 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, SEAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,684.21 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, DAVID R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,683.92 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, AMIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,683.35 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, WILLIAM B Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $76,683.33 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,683.18 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKISHER, DAVID Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,682.69 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVOLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,682.54 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,682.02 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCONE, HELENE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $76,681.96 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROBERTO, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,681.50 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,681.42 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ARLENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,681.26 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DEBRA L Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $76,680.80 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELKOWSKI, RONALD J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $76,680.75 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, ROCHELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,680.71 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, SEAN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $76,680.44 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, CYNTHIA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,680.41 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,680.23 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGSTEIN, ALLAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,680.05 Date 03/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIH, ROGER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,680.00 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLACZ, DEREK A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,679.64 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, SEAN P Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $76,679.40 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System