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 COUNTRYMAN, BARRY C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,412.18 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGER, WILLIAM, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,412.04 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MICHELE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,411.82 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, TRACEY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,411.82 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, CHRISTINA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,411.82 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABANT, GARY JOHN, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $76,411.17 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, DAVID F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,410.93 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCA, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,410.64 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ANGEL L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,410.46 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, TRACY L Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $76,410.16 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAVEDRA, ROBERTO C Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,410.15 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGH, MAUREEN T Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,410.04 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTS, DALE E Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $76,409.88 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, KENNETH E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $76,409.77 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, JOHN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,409.41 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBIDGE, SHAWN Employer name Madison County Amount $76,409.31 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, LOUISE P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,409.21 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAGE, CHARLES T Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $76,409.15 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, PAK S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,409.03 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUR, WENDY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,408.98 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,408.55 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCHBAUER, ANDREA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,408.49 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRUECO, GUILLERMO Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,408.29 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MIKE Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,407.79 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEBRA Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $76,407.50 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MOIRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,407.37 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SADE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,407.07 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKA, GRACE A Employer name Erie County Amount $76,407.01 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPER, LARISSA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,407.00 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALISA M, MRS Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,406.44 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACZEK, MARK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,405.93 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, MATTHEW A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,405.66 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, EDWARDO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,405.42 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURY, ANGELA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,405.35 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,404.83 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, RYAN S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $76,404.44 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKUJUO, ONYINYE F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,404.27 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANPATH, DAVANAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,403.46 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,403.25 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, JOHN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,403.18 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVITSKY, FRANK G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,402.82 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $76,402.77 Date 06/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCACCIO, ANTONIO Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $76,402.59 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $76,402.58 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, NANETTE L Employer name Albany County Amount $76,402.46 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, APRIL L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,401.74 Date 06/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, INGRID A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,401.36 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $76,401.20 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYRTLE, JOSHUA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,401.19 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JARRAD L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,400.83 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, STANLEY M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,400.66 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, DAVID S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,400.51 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KENNETH Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $76,400.49 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTOSH, SHAWN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,400.40 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,400.30 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JACQUELINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,400.03 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, DENISE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,399.93 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTER, LAURIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,399.76 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, PAUL E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,399.49 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DONALD D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,399.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, KARL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,399.41 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, ARLENE M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,399.20 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDMAN, CAROL H Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,399.17 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, MANUEL E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $76,398.97 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, PETER S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,398.85 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, MARY G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,398.81 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DAVID Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $76,398.79 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGANIS, LORRAINE W Employer name Education Department Amount $76,398.79 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RUSSELL S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,398.71 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHELE L Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $76,398.50 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, NAZNEEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,398.49 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELBOL, ALBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,398.30 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, SHAWN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,398.03 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK, RICHARD A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,397.84 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHELLE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,397.76 Date 06/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNN, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,397.70 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,396.97 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, GERALDINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,396.71 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEINO, MATTHEW J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $76,396.20 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, PATRICIA E Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $76,395.61 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KARIN C Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $76,395.61 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RAYMOND J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,395.51 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, TUCSHA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,394.39 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,394.14 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,393.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JACK L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,393.57 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMEEKA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,393.49 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, DAVID R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $76,393.03 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $76,392.36 Date 10/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENSON, CUTHBERT B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,391.73 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, LUKE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,391.53 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERG, DONALD G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,391.53 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, ERNEST H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,390.16 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CARMEN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $76,389.60 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEAUX, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,389.30 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELL, EDWARD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,389.28 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLOZZI, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,389.10 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHGALL, DONALD J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,388.18 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ALBERTO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,386.84 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $76,386.80 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System