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 YEATES, HEATHER N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,561.55 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KEVIN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,561.54 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ELIZABETH G Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $76,561.16 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,561.15 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIEVA, PAOLO Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,561.12 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENDSEN, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $76,560.20 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, SHIRLEY S Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $76,559.78 Date 01/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERSON, ALEXANDER C Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $76,559.78 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHARLENE E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,559.68 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,559.66 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, KATHRYN E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $76,559.60 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSE, MARY ANN Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $76,559.38 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,559.19 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES ROIG, JORDI Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,559.09 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY THERESA H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $76,558.80 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLT, BRYAN M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,558.43 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MINHUHAT C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,558.00 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSS, STEVEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,557.80 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, RENWICK A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,557.07 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDENETT, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,556.82 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUTINO, DIANA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,555.74 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, STACY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,555.59 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BRIAN D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $76,555.18 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANNETTE, FRANK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,554.83 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE-SINGER, MATTHEW E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $76,554.47 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $76,554.45 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,554.24 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADELL, ISABEL M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,553.49 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, PAUL M Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $76,553.28 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BOSCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,553.27 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, DAVID P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,552.88 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ROBERT S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,552.82 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, MATTHEW S Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $76,552.58 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ARIEL D Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $76,552.58 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $76,552.58 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, NICOLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,552.58 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLO, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,552.58 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, ADAM T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,552.58 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, AMY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, ELISE Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,552.58 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, ANDREW A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, ERIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $76,552.58 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, GREGORY B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNICELLO, DEAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,552.58 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENICK, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,552.58 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HUA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,552.58 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNEDUM, THOMAS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, BONNIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KAREN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, PAUL A, II Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMREY, BRYAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARROLL, ROBERT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ADAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, BRADFORD S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHKITTEL, WILLIAM H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARTER, WAYNE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,552.58 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVACK, GREGORY A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $76,552.58 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, SUZANNE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,552.58 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHINA, GARY W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,552.58 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JACQUELINE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,552.58 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JASON K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,552.58 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASICEK, NADINE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,552.58 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, DAVID N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,551.80 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAROSSI, LORI S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,551.78 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASO, VICTORIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,551.75 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,551.24 Date 12/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKIGO, DAVID M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,550.90 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, KEISHA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,550.50 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPESCHE, WENDA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $76,550.50 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHRISTY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,550.08 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUS, DAVID S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,549.17 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $76,548.85 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,548.83 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DERRICK A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,548.18 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $76,547.46 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, WILLIAM M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,547.22 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONSKI, ARNOLD J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $76,547.04 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, TONYA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,547.02 Date 12/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,546.81 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, KENNETH G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,546.69 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULIN, SHARABIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,546.64 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LORRAINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,546.60 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,546.41 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, MELISSA B Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $76,546.28 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, MARILYN D Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $76,546.21 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILER, ARMANDO Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $76,546.03 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KELLY A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $76,545.99 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,545.20 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, AIDA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,544.33 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $76,544.30 Date 07/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LEE K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,544.21 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOERING, GARY J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $76,544.15 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTWOOD, GENNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,544.00 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUROWICZ, JAY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,543.82 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNSKEY, DONNA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,543.74 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBUCHULAM, THEODORA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,543.53 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVVA, MARY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,543.43 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System