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 MAHONY, KAREN E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $75,722.55 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, RICHARD B Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,721.91 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ADAM L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $75,721.69 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, CARLO D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,721.06 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DANNY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,721.04 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, NANCY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $75,720.90 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, KELLY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,720.61 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICHAL, MARIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,720.40 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUGAW, SHAWN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,719.99 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, MICHELLE D Employer name City of Fulton Amount $75,719.33 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KATHY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,719.13 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGE, RADAMES Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $75,718.92 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNSALUS, JOHN H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,718.90 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARABLE, CARL Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $75,718.18 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKAN, REBECCA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $75,718.08 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, SHAWN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,717.80 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARRET I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,717.53 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, RONALD, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,717.44 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELEMS, KEVIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,717.20 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONIN, KEITH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,717.20 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENJAMIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,717.20 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PAUL M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $75,716.77 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,716.35 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RICHARD A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $75,716.14 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, RICHARD P Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $75,715.93 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUDIA, SALVATORE F Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $75,715.93 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, DONALD C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,715.87 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDITU, MARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,715.64 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MEREDITH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,715.29 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCUS, DENA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,715.22 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,715.12 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, CAMILLE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,715.12 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTO, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $75,715.12 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEN, SHYAMAL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,715.12 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTMAN, TAMIEKA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,715.12 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODUGBESAN, BABATOLA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,715.12 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, PAUL A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,714.43 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRAS, BRYAN P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,714.31 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, LUZ M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $75,714.15 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIXTE, ANDRE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,713.50 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, LINDA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,713.08 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,712.04 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, PAUL X Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,711.91 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MAUREEN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $75,711.36 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JOYCE V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $75,711.16 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, DEREK C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,710.77 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TODD J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $75,710.22 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHARLES T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,709.65 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, RICHARD T Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $75,709.52 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARA J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $75,709.50 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABURTO, KEVIN H Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $75,709.24 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK-NOEL, MONIFA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,709.11 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,709.04 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, MARIE Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $75,708.42 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, JOHN S, JR Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $75,708.33 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, SANDRA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,708.18 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, WAYNE L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,708.17 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, WILLIAM E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,707.92 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TRACY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,707.92 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PRESTON S Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $75,707.84 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, JOSEPH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,706.59 Date 03/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDERHAN, RYAN Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,706.38 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALNEEDI, HEMA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,706.01 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUBAGEAT, MOUHIBAT T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,705.77 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, BRENDA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,705.76 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHELLA, STEVEN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,705.46 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, ELIDA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,704.93 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, BARBARA JOAN Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $75,704.74 Date 07/01/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBO, DONNA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $75,704.46 Date 03/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMER, STEPHEN M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $75,704.43 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, ALLISON B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,704.25 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, NELLY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,703.75 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIA, CHRIS S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,703.69 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGOW, RONALD W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,703.23 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, ANDREA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,703.14 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,702.64 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARDINI, FRANCIS M Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,702.60 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, SHEMAIAH L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $75,702.29 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ANDREW S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $75,701.85 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANESE, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,701.30 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNCO, MARCELLO Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $75,701.17 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEFFRY R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $75,701.07 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, MOSES Employer name Albany County Amount $75,700.90 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCOUTEN, MOREEN Employer name Orange County Amount $75,700.78 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,700.56 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, WALTER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,700.49 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, KATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,700.46 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TINA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,699.96 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,699.03 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, CATHERINE A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $75,698.70 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEVAL, DAVID A Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,698.66 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW N Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,697.31 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, SHAYNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,697.30 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBERG, JOEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $75,696.92 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MARK J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $75,696.76 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBETT, VICTORIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $75,696.71 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTNER, DEREK W Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $75,696.70 Date 09/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, ADAM J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,696.32 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,696.21 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADWAY, DEBBIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,696.15 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System