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 RURY, BARBARA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHAROV, DALE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON-ROBERTS, MADDIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELP, JAMES I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, ELAINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, SCOTT J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ROSEMARIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRIESEMA, CATHLEEN T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, LYNETTE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 12/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DONNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PEGGY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMANSEE-MILLER, SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNI, DAVID A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELNO, CAROL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,023.40 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIER, JOYCE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,023.40 Date 10/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, KENITH J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,023.22 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, JAMES P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,023.14 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CRAIG E Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $76,023.14 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURG, ALAN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,022.20 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDON, LEXER Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $76,021.97 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ROBERT J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $76,021.88 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, ROBERT S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,021.04 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, MITCHEL G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,020.88 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, WILLIAM T Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,020.75 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDEN, WILLIAM Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $76,020.33 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, ALONZO Q Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,020.30 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, ANGELA F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,019.79 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICONE, VICKI L M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,019.76 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ANTHONY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,019.58 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK-BEAN, DEBORAH Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $76,019.58 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, JOANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,019.58 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXISA, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,019.58 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTON, MICHELINA C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,019.58 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $76,019.58 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDALORO, JENNIFER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,019.58 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRADFORD D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,019.58 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL-HOUSER, DANA M Employer name Education Department Amount $76,019.58 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MICHAEL T Employer name Education Department Amount $76,019.58 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $76,019.58 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANA, ALAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,019.58 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRIERE, ALAINA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,019.58 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,019.58 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNIGAN, BRENDAN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,019.58 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHUTWALA, SEFALI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,019.58 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURIGA, SANDRA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,019.58 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MICHAEL S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,019.58 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPSHER, STEPHEN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,019.58 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, AMANDA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,019.58 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BRYCE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $76,019.36 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, JOHN D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,019.27 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MONIKA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,019.24 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNISON, MICHAEL Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,018.98 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMLEY, BRIAN E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,018.85 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,018.75 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ELIOTT M Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $76,017.86 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CARL R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,017.23 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, DANIELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,017.06 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN-PEAY, CHANTELLE K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,017.03 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LEOTHA D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $76,016.76 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROVAT, SUSAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,016.51 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MATTHEW T Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,016.32 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCKOW, LISA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,015.88 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, LORRAINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,015.21 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARRE, GIOVANNA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,014.81 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELER, REVA Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,014.80 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSAP, SCOTT M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,014.15 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,013.73 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNES, ERIC D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,012.40 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KEVIN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,012.30 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $76,012.20 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, DENISE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,012.04 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, DAVID G Employer name Erie County Amount $76,011.47 Date 03/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, DAWN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,011.24 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZI, SALVATORE R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $76,010.50 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADAM L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,010.24 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LOWELL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,010.22 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSANIC, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,010.13 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,009.64 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, DAVID Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,009.61 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHAEL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,009.20 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTHMANN, CHARLES W Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,008.69 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESUCH, MICHAEL E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,008.65 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EUGENE H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,008.54 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, CARLOS O Employer name Orange County Amount $76,008.50 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WREATHE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,008.45 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOTE, MARY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,008.12 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, JEAN Employer name Putnam County Amount $76,008.04 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COREY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,007.52 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFERSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,007.20 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,007.20 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, GREGORY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,007.19 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENHAGEN, DIANA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,006.85 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DEIRDRE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $76,006.58 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTOWSKI, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,006.50 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, EILEEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,006.43 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDARJIT, MAHENDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,006.28 Date 11/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOWSKI, RANDAL L Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $76,006.00 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLINGBECK, SCOTT M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,005.87 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, WILLIAM Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $76,005.80 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System