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 PETRILLO, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,679.29 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, NAKESHA N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,678.70 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAROVA, ISAK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,678.48 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MICHAEL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,678.28 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETDEFF, JOHN T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,678.10 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, ALLEN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,677.33 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, WAYNE S Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $76,677.21 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD-STUART, YVONNE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,675.88 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISANES, ARTURO B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,675.81 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWINSKI, MARGARET A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,675.52 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARNOLD Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,675.47 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGO, WEYHI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,675.03 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DJORDJEVIC, ALEX Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $76,674.81 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROIS, DANIEL S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,674.72 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAZAFAVE, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,674.62 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, FLORENCE A Employer name Education Department Amount $76,673.33 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GARY E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,672.79 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, JESSICA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,672.79 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY-MCLACHLAN, MARTHA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,672.75 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, BOLANLE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,672.30 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BONNIE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $76,671.80 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, GINA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,670.95 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA HERNANDEZ, VICTOR M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,670.59 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAROSCIA, DAVID J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,670.15 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, CYNTHIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,669.51 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO, JOHN M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,669.29 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TYEISHA L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,669.26 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,669.13 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DANIEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $76,668.26 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONET, MARIA EMILIA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,666.68 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SCOTT P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,666.27 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, SHARI A Employer name Erie County Amount $76,665.75 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DEBRA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,664.76 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DAVID C Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $76,664.76 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KATHLEEN R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $76,664.70 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, CRAIG S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,664.55 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALYO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Orange County Amount $76,664.53 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXHORN, KURT G Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $76,664.53 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREISEM, AMANDA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,664.51 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHARON P Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $76,664.48 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE-HARPER, TRACEY A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,663.84 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SUSAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,663.60 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,663.37 Date 04/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTEL, ADRIENNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,663.37 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALONE, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,663.23 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, SEAN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,662.88 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIM, CAITLIN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,662.86 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, BRIAN D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,661.33 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBELA, ELIZABETH V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,660.63 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, MYRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,660.22 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEED, JAMES J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,660.20 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ELAINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,659.89 Date 03/23/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELE Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,659.87 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, THOMAS A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $76,659.78 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $76,659.78 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $76,659.78 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, VIRGINIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,659.70 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURESHBABU, NISHA Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,659.70 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURUSINGHE, PADMINI A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,659.70 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SHEILA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,659.70 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, JOHN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,659.70 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTI, JACQUELINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,659.70 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,659.61 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DIANE A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $76,659.57 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEHL, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,659.55 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKS, SEAN M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $76,659.52 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIETTE, DANIEL W Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,659.46 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUNEWALD, GILBERT F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,658.26 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, HYLAND E, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,657.54 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMSER, AUGUST Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,657.40 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $76,657.16 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, AARON J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $76,656.84 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENIG, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,656.00 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, DAVID M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,655.37 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,655.37 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRKIN, MERI WIEDER Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $76,655.12 Date 07/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANNETTE D Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,655.07 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDEN, ALI M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $76,654.89 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, LESTER W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,654.59 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $76,654.25 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,654.24 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,654.24 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGERFELD, HELEN C Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $76,654.18 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Chili Amount $76,653.37 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,653.31 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELOSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,653.16 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,652.54 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, PAUL N Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,652.51 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, MICHAEL R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,652.49 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,652.48 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANNOTE, CARLOTTA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,651.94 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMONICO, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,651.56 Date 01/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ALBERTO E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,650.96 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, ROBERT D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,650.76 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, SHERRY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,650.25 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIOS, JOHN Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,650.02 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JAMES E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,649.48 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATA, LETICIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,649.30 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DARRYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,649.00 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BRUCE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,648.81 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System