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 SMITH, ALETHEA L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $75,561.22 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,561.18 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, JEFFREY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,561.09 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOUDA, HUSSEIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,560.85 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOBURN, MARK V Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,560.42 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARONE, ELIZABETH G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,560.16 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOT, NELSON Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $75,559.36 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PAMELA S Employer name Orange County Amount $75,559.25 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KEVIN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $75,558.79 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MICHAEL E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,558.05 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, FERMIN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,558.03 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINOS, JOSE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,558.01 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, RICHARD C Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $75,557.96 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, KAREN A Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $75,557.55 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, TERESA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,557.43 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPERIO, KIRK J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $75,557.17 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, MARK Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,557.03 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, EILEEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,556.97 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHRMAN, CRISTIN N Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,556.66 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANES, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $75,556.37 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,556.07 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAISY Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,555.86 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEUS, PRUCILE V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,555.82 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, DANIEL F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,555.74 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,555.49 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, WALTER G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $75,555.47 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, BRETT A Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $75,555.35 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLOMA, MARK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,555.30 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, DENISE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,554.70 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $75,554.67 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, DANIEL L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,554.45 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, ELEANOR D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $75,554.36 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KELLY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,554.11 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,553.75 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYETANO, TAMARA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,553.66 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO-WARBACH, ANGELA T Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $75,552.98 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, EARL E, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,552.60 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GREGORY T Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $75,552.55 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORE, FRANCIS E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $75,552.54 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, RACINE A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $75,552.20 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANTIER, JUDITH O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,552.17 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILLICUDDY, JOSEPH M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,552.06 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, RACHEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,551.46 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, EDWARD S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $75,550.96 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHERYL D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,550.66 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERGOLINO, KRISTEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,550.54 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, KRISTIN M Employer name Green Island Power Authority Amount $75,550.08 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, LORI ANN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $75,549.10 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTANNO, MARYELLEN Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $75,548.46 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JENNIFER A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $75,548.38 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, FLAVIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,547.75 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,547.46 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DENNIS C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,547.18 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYCKI, SUZANNE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $75,547.15 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, HAROLD F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,546.79 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILROY, ROBERT W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,546.76 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMPTON, LORI J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $75,546.51 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENG, XUELIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,546.40 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, VIVIAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,546.37 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,546.06 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JAHMELIA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,545.67 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,545.56 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMASI, JAMES L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,545.56 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, REBECCA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,545.56 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKETT, EVIE K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,545.40 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, DANIEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $75,544.34 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JULIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,543.60 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, MARY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,542.54 Date 09/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, PAUL J, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,542.21 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABALSKI, DAVID J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,542.16 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, JAMES L Employer name Department of State Amount $75,541.80 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, JESSICA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,541.72 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKANAYAKE, NANDIKA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,541.56 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JORGE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,541.34 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JEREMY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,540.74 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TEHRAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,540.52 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHEER, HANA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,540.51 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, SUE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,539.81 Date 09/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATO, DARREN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.73 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, ELEANOR E Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.72 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGUENZA, DAVID E Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.71 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, MATTHEW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.71 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GREGORY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERMILL, KARIN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.69 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT-MERVINE, LEAH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.66 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, KYLE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.66 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLINGER, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,539.65 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRIGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $75,539.58 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,539.56 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MERINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,539.38 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, KIMBERLEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,539.23 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, BARRY Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,538.86 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAVERDOVA, LIANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,538.42 Date 10/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MATTHEW E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,538.38 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETIT, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,538.36 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTHEN, KATHERINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,538.30 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DYLAN C Employer name Locust Valley Bd Fire Commis Amount $75,537.98 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARELLA, NICOLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,537.69 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, JAMES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,537.57 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DEEPA D Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $75,537.47 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System