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 BISKUP, BARBARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,063.10 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, JAMES J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $76,062.91 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, LYNN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,062.58 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,062.48 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,062.34 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENACHERY, VINU G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,061.70 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTULWARK, ARIE D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,061.70 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHANG, ERIC K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,061.70 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODY, SHANNON P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,061.57 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSTEAD, BRIAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,061.12 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, STEPHEN T, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,061.10 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, ROLAND Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,060.95 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, BRIEANNA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,060.75 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, PEGGY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,060.57 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, PRITIPAUL Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $76,060.36 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNIER, KENNETH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,060.14 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENKIW, HEIDI Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,059.47 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RICKY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,059.37 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMACK, ALICE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,059.22 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROWSKI, DAVID R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,059.05 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JOHN F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,059.04 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAK, DAVID C, JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $76,058.80 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ULYSSES Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,058.76 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, MONICA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,058.72 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIRK T, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,058.64 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ADRIAN E Employer name City of Utica Amount $76,058.43 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WU, YAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,058.32 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, OLIVE G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $76,057.48 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEGAR, KATHERINE L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,057.08 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTERMANN, DEIRDRE S Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $76,057.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $76,056.70 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MADELINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,056.38 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Erie County Amount $76,055.86 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KYLE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,055.82 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHEN, GARY R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,055.59 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ARNOLD D, II Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,055.41 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOUTILA, DEBORAH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $76,055.28 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSHIP, SALLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,055.25 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLBECK, KIMBERLY R Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $76,053.83 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, REBECCA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,053.68 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIATE, FRANCIS Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,053.65 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,053.65 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $76,053.38 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, ROBERT A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,052.40 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HIEU V Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $76,052.26 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, FELIX L, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $76,052.21 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIYEJU, GRACE Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,052.11 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, MARY C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,051.79 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,051.65 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATA, RINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,051.43 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,051.43 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLESH, DANIEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,050.85 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EVE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,049.98 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEN, SCOTT J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,049.79 Date 08/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNAN, BETH N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,049.52 Date 04/03/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,049.36 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATARAJAN, NIKHIL Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,049.22 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, JONATHAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,049.10 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,048.99 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $76,048.86 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,048.78 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAS, NYLE F Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $76,048.33 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADEN, BRIAN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,047.94 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUELLO, YOHANSI Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,047.83 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, TOMMY D, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,046.60 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERMIGAS, ELEFTHERIOS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,045.73 Date 11/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, MICHAEL I Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $76,045.50 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPIETRO, CARMINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,045.40 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JASMINE J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,045.15 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHEY, FRANCES M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $76,044.91 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOK, LAKITA T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,044.52 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAGH, AUSTIN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,044.03 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,043.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-SMITH, MARITZA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $76,042.96 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PAULETTE I Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $76,042.60 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, NICHOLAS W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,042.40 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JALLOW, SUSAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,042.38 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLENO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $76,042.12 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, BRIAN V Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,042.02 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ALLEN T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,041.72 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $76,040.52 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES K Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $76,040.31 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, LUISANA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,037.49 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASTEN, LEONARD W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,037.25 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JAMES S Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $76,036.81 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, RICHARD A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,035.71 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JASON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,035.70 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMAN, SUSAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,035.70 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICCHITANO, MARY F L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,035.70 Date 04/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, HAROLD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,035.70 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,035.70 Date 11/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTRA, LAURIE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,035.70 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBERG, STEVEN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,035.70 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,035.70 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEL, JOHN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,035.70 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, MARY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,035.70 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KENNEDY S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,035.70 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $76,035.70 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZERILLO, AMY C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,035.70 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, MARK B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,035.70 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System