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 MITTELSTADT, NANCY M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,696.14 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, JACOB T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,696.12 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHRISTINE M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $75,695.76 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, MARTHA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,695.67 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLIERI, JOHN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $75,695.35 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, RYAN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,695.27 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULLER, FRIEDRICH R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,695.24 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL E Employer name Candor CSD Amount $75,694.59 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARK, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,694.55 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABU, NIRMALA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,694.32 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,694.13 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDORISIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $75,694.01 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, WAYNE H, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $75,693.94 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $75,693.77 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,693.68 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDAY, BRIAN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $75,693.64 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALWITZ, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,693.48 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAY, ALEXANDR, MR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $75,693.32 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,693.16 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMER, TANJA M Employer name Orange County Amount $75,692.66 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUEIROS, MARIA V Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,691.98 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWSINSKI, WALTER B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,691.80 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, TODD R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,691.74 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JAMES R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,691.72 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSADAS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,691.43 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, ANGELO N Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $75,691.06 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOSHUA S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,690.90 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,690.59 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRIS R JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,690.17 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, KRISTEN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,689.77 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHM, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,689.66 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PATRICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,689.63 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDI, TARUN Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $75,689.51 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, STEPHEN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $75,689.46 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOUGH-GAMACHE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,689.38 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DAVID E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,688.88 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, ROBERT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,688.77 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, NAIM A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $75,688.55 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,688.30 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GAY M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $75,688.07 Date 02/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE-O'SULLIVAN, KYLE Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,687.78 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAR, SAHAR L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,687.54 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDICH, JAMES C Employer name Broome County Amount $75,687.35 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANNIE G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $75,687.35 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, GARD R Employer name City of Norwich Amount $75,687.26 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ORAL A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $75,687.10 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESKI, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,687.05 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $75,686.94 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.JOHN, JACK R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $75,686.72 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,686.53 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, FREDERICK O, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,686.27 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, DAVID J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $75,686.20 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARNER, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $75,685.88 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUNIAK, STEFANIA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,685.74 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CARYN S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,685.74 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTONE, LINDA B Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $75,685.64 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, ALFREDO Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $75,685.54 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, CHARLES A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $75,685.38 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LENORE H Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,685.34 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,684.80 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, CEDRIC M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,683.75 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JULIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,683.30 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JULIE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,683.30 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPAR, ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,683.30 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JANICE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,683.30 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, KONSTANTIN G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,683.13 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, DONALD C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $75,682.99 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, BARBARA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,682.62 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,682.23 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERT M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,682.21 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, DAYSI Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,682.00 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VE VONE, NATHAN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,681.91 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREW, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $75,681.64 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSERVAK, KEITH C Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $75,681.62 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JAMES E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $75,681.51 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, RANDY Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $75,681.43 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, ROBERT C Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,680.40 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYRSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,679.85 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JAMES R Employer name Orleans County Ind Dev Agcy Amount $75,679.56 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,679.28 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUG, JAMES M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,679.17 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT G, III Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,678.92 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, ROY E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,678.69 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, ERIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,678.46 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JILL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,678.46 Date 10/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JAMES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,678.46 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PATRICIA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,678.46 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, ADAM B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,678.46 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, JAMES R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,677.93 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, VANESSA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,677.61 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BARBARA Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $75,676.89 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOUTEN, CATHERINE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,676.79 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, KAREN N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $75,676.72 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, DENNIS A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,675.62 Date 01/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULAK, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $75,675.60 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES E Employer name Wayne County Amount $75,675.59 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,675.42 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALABURKA, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,675.34 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RAYMOND P Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $75,674.53 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSE, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,674.44 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System