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 FREIBERG, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $75,798.90 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, VICKIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,798.74 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, LIONEL H Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,798.67 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $75,798.33 Date 10/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETSON, JOHN A Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $75,797.91 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINASWEE, ALVIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,797.67 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-BEACH, JOAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,797.51 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,797.36 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $75,797.07 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, JASON T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,796.65 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,796.43 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LORIE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,795.38 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIN, SHARON Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $75,795.36 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAFIORE, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,794.31 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, MARC T Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $75,793.88 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENKE, BARBARA W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $75,793.66 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, PATRICK M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,793.26 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOOLY, JOSEPH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,793.12 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PAUL D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,792.69 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KEVIN G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,792.53 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, FLOYD S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,792.35 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, THERESA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,792.24 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARROW, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,792.24 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JOSHUA F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,791.98 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RANDALL T Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,791.74 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,791.65 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GEORGE R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,791.59 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBALLO, CARRIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,791.11 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JULIE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $75,790.96 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BETH E Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $75,790.90 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, TARIQ A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,790.82 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, KARA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $75,790.76 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAWN C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,788.73 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAMMA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $75,788.29 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $75,787.90 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Albany County Amount $75,787.64 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, MARTIN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,787.25 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIWEATHER, LAKEESHA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,787.15 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGLEY, DAVID A Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,786.79 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRY, MARCIE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $75,786.57 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOWN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $75,785.84 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CONNOR P Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,785.84 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLCHI, JENNIFER M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $75,785.68 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, PERRY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,785.66 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINWALSKE-ABRAMS, CHERYL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,785.25 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEET, JODY R Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $75,785.20 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEPREK, JO ANN M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,785.02 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMAGNA, VINCENT M Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,784.83 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, DEBORAH JO Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,784.79 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHSTEIN, ANNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $75,784.66 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, EMILY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,783.98 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, TRICIA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,783.85 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLOCK, DODIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,783.70 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, GARTH R Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $75,783.43 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSONS, FRANKLIN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $75,783.34 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JOHN M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $75,783.27 Date 09/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARIUS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,783.07 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPES, HAMILTON Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,782.80 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, REBECCA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,782.58 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERDOCK, JANE E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,781.78 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, GEORGE Employer name Education Department Amount $75,781.72 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOPETU, YETUNDE J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,781.67 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,781.07 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASLER, RONALD W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,780.90 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTARI, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,780.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELLATIF, JAMIL B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,780.54 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKOFF, ESTHER M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $75,780.45 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, ALEX R Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,780.40 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,780.03 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, RISKY A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,780.02 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALUNA, SOFIYA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,779.48 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TEAR-BALLAH, HETLYN I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,779.40 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, KELLEY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,779.21 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PETER P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,778.83 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JENNIFER R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,778.82 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JODI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,778.82 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFT, PAUL E Employer name Town of Webster Amount $75,778.55 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD-WURM, KRISTEN M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $75,778.49 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELLA, PAUL A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $75,778.27 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $75,777.77 Date 02/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, NANCY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,777.52 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXETER, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,777.52 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDLAK, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $75,777.34 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $75,776.95 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $75,776.21 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORSLEY, FREDA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,776.09 Date 06/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $75,776.04 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTELMAN, GALE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,775.74 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,775.65 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,775.44 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKINS, DEBORRAH K Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,775.44 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,775.44 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIANE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,775.44 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,775.44 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,775.44 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMLEY, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,775.44 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CYNTHIA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,775.44 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,775.44 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,775.44 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MELISSA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,775.44 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System