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 RIOUX, MARK A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $75,905.03 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,904.90 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKERT, BRIAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $75,904.83 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,904.67 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, WENDY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,904.53 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, AARON Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,904.23 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODOLATO, DIANA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,904.11 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREADES, DARYL Employer name Department of State Amount $75,904.08 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHON, CHARLES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,903.74 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, MAUREEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,903.11 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SHANNON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,902.32 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEREMY V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $75,902.08 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARELLA, TODD A Employer name Erie County Amount $75,901.84 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIA, BARBARA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,901.83 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, MATTHEW P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,901.74 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $75,901.71 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, NICHOLAS D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,901.26 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $75,900.99 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRCH, GRACE D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,900.89 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWBACK, BRIAN W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $75,899.78 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, JOHN B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $75,899.70 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBERT, STEFANIE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,899.04 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELLA, GUY T Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $75,898.96 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $75,898.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, TRACEY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,898.68 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, DAVID K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $75,897.86 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SHEILA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,897.53 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRITO, ANDREW C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,897.32 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, ROBERT A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,896.92 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, JAMES E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $75,896.89 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, EDWARD S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,896.26 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEVIN P Employer name Albany County Amount $75,895.78 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JEANNE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $75,894.34 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SHAUN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,893.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, GLORIA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,893.57 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SHANNON K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,893.18 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MATTHEW D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,893.16 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, VICTORIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,892.43 Date 09/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKELVEY, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $75,892.30 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECI, ANGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,892.21 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, OMAR P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,892.19 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIMURRO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,892.18 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAURA E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,892.02 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, LORENE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,891.51 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKA, KEVIN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,890.91 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIGLIANO, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,889.71 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, SHERRY G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,889.19 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORLANDO, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $75,888.60 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, JAMIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,888.54 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, RAEMIE S Employer name Education Department Amount $75,888.54 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EDWARD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,888.28 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, SHARON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,888.22 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GLORIA D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,888.12 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, THEODORE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,887.85 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DERRICK Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,887.32 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDITS, LYNETTE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,887.32 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEHOWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $75,887.05 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAGY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,886.57 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $75,886.07 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, RONALD W, III Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $75,885.68 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIE, STEPHAN L, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,885.23 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, BARBARA E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $75,884.93 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARTOLO, FRANCES L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $75,884.65 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PHIL W Employer name Orange County Amount $75,884.65 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ANNE S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,884.63 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, THERESA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,884.46 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLA, SAVINO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,884.44 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWSKI, LAUREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,883.94 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIRDEN, KATHERINE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,883.78 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERT, DANIEL G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,883.61 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPAPA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,883.55 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, JILL M Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $75,883.55 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, DOROTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,883.18 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MICHAEL E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,882.77 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, KIMBERLY D Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $75,882.49 Date 03/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGREE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,882.37 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, BRIAN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,882.37 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $75,882.24 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL CIELO, MARC Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,881.73 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,881.73 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOR, IRENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,881.52 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDAL, ARUN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $75,881.12 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, ETHAN C Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $75,881.00 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,881.00 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, RANDOLPH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,880.77 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENECHELLA, JAMES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,880.48 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, VINCENT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,880.41 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICK, CYNTHIA R Employer name Department of State Amount $75,880.20 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMELL, MARK E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $75,879.97 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ROBERT J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,879.63 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WAYNE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,879.42 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENZER, ERIC V Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,878.97 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, STEVEN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,878.80 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID J Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $75,878.50 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRANDON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,878.33 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEN, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,878.00 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, MATTHEW A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,877.78 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNAN, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Menands Amount $75,877.78 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHSE, SHEILA A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $75,877.49 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELENBACK, DONESHA N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,876.78 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System