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 MCDONNELL, AMANDA K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $76,465.05 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,464.86 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERTIN, LYNN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,464.83 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESE, MICHAEL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,464.41 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAYOTTI, BARBARA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,464.37 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $76,464.18 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOKE, SHARON S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,463.97 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARZ, WENDY K Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $76,463.90 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, JANE E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,463.88 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAR, IRKA Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $76,463.28 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DAVID J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $76,462.74 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRYANT T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,462.47 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, CARMELLA A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,462.21 Date 07/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPATH, RONALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,461.97 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBBIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,461.33 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, IRMA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $76,461.09 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPELLI, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,460.95 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,460.92 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,460.91 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUGER, TODD C Employer name Oswego County Amount $76,460.70 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTERO, TANIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,460.46 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JEFFREY H Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $76,460.31 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ROBERT R, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,460.07 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURLAK, ROBERT R Employer name Erie County Amount $76,459.92 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIARDO, BENITO Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $76,458.97 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, KIM C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,458.17 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, NORA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,457.66 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICINIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,457.16 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $76,456.25 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARTIN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,455.57 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,455.38 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $76,454.92 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROBERT W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,454.65 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, BRIAN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,454.32 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MAUREEN P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $76,454.11 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFEREN, ROBERT M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $76,453.80 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,453.38 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, HELEN R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,453.33 Date 01/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,453.33 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, STEVEN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,453.33 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOREHEAD, NANCY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,453.33 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALID-VICK, RASHEEMA R Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $76,453.33 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, JO ANN Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $76,453.33 Date 05/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,453.05 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMBERLAKE, STEPHEN J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,452.94 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ROBERT H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,452.76 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DANIEL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,452.01 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDELL, ALISON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,451.70 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPEY, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,451.70 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELEY, MOIRA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,451.34 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN, CAROL F Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,451.12 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, RONNIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,450.78 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, KEITH D Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,450.70 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANS, MICHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,450.67 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LEW M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $76,450.12 Date 08/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPEI, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $76,448.92 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,448.69 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, DANIEL Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,448.57 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, ELIZABETH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,448.43 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUMCZYK, THOMAS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,447.74 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTNIEWSKI, CHRISTINE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,447.35 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,447.26 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETSON, TAMMY K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,447.23 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, DANIEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,446.99 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, ALAN Employer name Greene County Amount $76,446.64 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMBACH, STEPHEN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,446.55 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARGARET A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,445.93 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWER, JAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $76,445.66 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUER, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,445.56 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MCKINLY R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,445.50 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, INEZ M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,444.94 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAN, KEITH E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $76,444.30 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMER, CHRISTY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,444.12 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, SHERI L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,444.00 Date 02/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BRETT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,443.97 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ENRIQUE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,443.97 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELUNAS, LEO R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,443.97 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIO, MARK Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,443.84 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $76,443.50 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,443.38 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDHOF, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,443.33 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMITER, CHERYL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,443.08 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, DEBORAH J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,443.08 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHOF, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,442.52 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID M Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,441.94 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTI, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,441.75 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, SCOTT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,441.28 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCE, CAROL M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,440.99 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDRE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $76,440.90 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KENNETH A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,439.79 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTL, WILLIAM E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,439.58 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODA, RALPH A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $76,439.33 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orange County Amount $76,439.13 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILES, MARGARET F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,439.09 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, JASON Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,438.96 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCA, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,438.95 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,438.49 Date 03/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, LINDA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $76,438.20 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZO, RENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,436.88 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,436.68 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System