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 ROBERTSON, DAVID J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,107.87 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DIANA C, MRS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,107.79 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,107.51 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, PHILIP P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,107.45 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,106.65 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUTER, GARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,106.58 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,106.52 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMAR, ABDUL R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,106.35 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, TERRI L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $76,106.06 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECCI, BENJAMIN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $76,106.00 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-WEITZEL, SUE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,105.75 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASADA, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,105.64 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEACORD, PHILLIP Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $76,105.11 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFANCE, BRYAN W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,104.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, ROBERT R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,104.94 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, GLENNIS M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,104.30 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,104.26 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YUNSHU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,103.74 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, LUCIUS E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,103.47 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAL, ROBERT E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,103.24 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, JOHN D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,102.75 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,102.25 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, ELTON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,102.20 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, DONNA M Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $76,101.85 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARPA, JOSEPH J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $76,101.66 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, MICHELLE N Employer name Erie County Amount $76,101.58 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHEAMSAIN, NETYANAND Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,101.35 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, DONALD C, II Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,101.24 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GLORIA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,100.76 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARCIAL Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,100.55 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEANNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,100.53 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, ELENA M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $76,100.40 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, HOWARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,099.83 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, JOSEPH M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,099.83 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, MARTIN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,099.47 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROODER, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,099.21 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, SUZANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,098.48 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, KARL M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,097.92 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Broome County Amount $76,097.88 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSIN, DEBORAH A Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $76,097.87 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, TAMMI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,097.57 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDARO, LAURIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,097.57 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, PAUL A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $76,097.53 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DENNIS L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,097.44 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JILLIAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,097.32 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, REBEKAH E, MS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,097.30 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, CAROLE R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,097.00 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, BARBARA KATHERINE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $76,096.38 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDENMAIER, MICHELLE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,096.30 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, DE ANNE M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $76,096.27 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $76,096.23 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGAR, JOANNE M Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $76,096.11 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHRISTINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,096.02 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, GLEN I Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,095.92 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, DONALD C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,095.61 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, VALERIE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,095.61 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NATHAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,095.52 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,094.50 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, REARDON T Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,094.47 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MATTHEW Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,093.94 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELL, RONALD H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,093.88 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, PAUL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,093.50 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANTANEN, SIGRID E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,093.49 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW R Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $76,093.49 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JENNIFER LYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,093.26 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSAM, JEFFREY M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $76,093.10 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOWSKI, WILLIAM D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,092.96 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,092.82 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, PROVIDENCE Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,092.79 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, RACHEL Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,091.60 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, DENISE J Employer name Orange County Amount $76,090.93 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULZMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,090.89 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ANDREA E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,090.56 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,089.79 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARYCHTA, RICHARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,089.64 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,089.47 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, KAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,089.33 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, IAN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,089.29 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIPCHAND, WINSTON Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,089.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, SUE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,088.74 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CARMEN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,088.74 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BERNADETTE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $76,088.70 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINK, BRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,088.61 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUMDER, NURE ALAM MD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,088.48 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,088.24 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, ERIC B Employer name Tupper Lake Housing Authority Amount $76,087.78 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Webster Amount $76,087.77 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPP, LISA GANGEMI Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $76,087.26 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,086.52 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, JOSHUA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,086.03 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAINO, JAMES Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,085.73 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,085.62 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, LORI E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,085.51 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROSE, PATRICIA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $76,085.20 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, RONALD J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $76,085.17 Date 07/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSINGER, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $76,084.88 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, DEBRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,084.84 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, ASHLEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,084.71 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, AMANDA A Employer name Cortland Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $76,084.58 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELON, BEATRIZ Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,084.34 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System