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 CHICHESTER, ORIN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,537.41 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, ADDIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,536.42 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHERYL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,536.42 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,536.42 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, WILLIAM P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $75,536.42 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENG, RUDOLFO J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $75,536.42 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DONNA M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $75,536.42 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, NANCY E Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONA, MARIA CHRISTINA Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ORAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIS-LEWIS, NICOLE K Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEODATO, AUDRA J Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRON, EMILIYA S Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, HUTCHINSON MAUREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHEN, ROXANNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANTHONY G Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ISABEL M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOHN A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHERYL Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, EVA C Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGREE, CLAUDE A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, FRANK A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, BRIDGET L Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK-JOSEPH, CRYSTAL Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISROK, JEFFREY R Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIHI, ANITA B Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHFORD, BARBARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER, LISA K Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBORO, KEVIN Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLIN, ADAM M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENIE, JANNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 10/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, JOSE O Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO-PANAGIOTIDIS, JESSICA M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KATHLEEN T Employer name Education Department Amount $75,536.42 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STENO, JAMES Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,536.42 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHMAN, DIANA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,536.42 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JAMES M, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,535.60 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, NATHANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,535.25 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDELEAN, DAWN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,535.08 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHIOSIDA, SANTI Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,534.96 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTREMERA, JEFFREY C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $75,534.90 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, LAUREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,534.57 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, LOUIS Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,534.47 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, ROSE ANN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,534.21 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, LAURA A Employer name Orange County Amount $75,534.09 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKO, VITA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $75,533.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, TINA M Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $75,532.05 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, ROGER M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,531.96 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, CINDY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,531.91 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, JATHIYAH I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,531.80 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EVELYN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,531.50 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ERIC M Employer name Broome County Amount $75,531.18 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,530.58 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSS, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,530.54 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, HEIDI T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,530.34 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,529.87 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, KRISTI L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,529.87 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, ANDREW T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,529.81 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE-BURNS, KELLY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $75,529.56 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANOV, PAUL K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,529.52 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, AMANCIO R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,529.46 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,529.37 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSLEY, FRANCES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,528.96 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $75,528.14 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERA, JOSE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,528.13 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CAITLIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,527.55 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARDAK, WALTER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $75,526.91 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERING, JAMES E Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,526.79 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEBIANCO, LISA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,526.38 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINO, MARGARET A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,526.35 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GEORGE A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,526.33 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,526.27 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LESTER W, IV Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $75,526.19 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANE, TODD B Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,526.04 Date 05/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AFFRONTI, LESLIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,526.03 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, MARTHA B Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,526.03 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSAN, STEVEN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $75,525.52 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILA, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,525.30 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTRACCO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,525.25 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, REGINALD V, III Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $75,524.62 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,524.32 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHRISTINE D Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $75,524.29 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATYK, CAREN E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $75,524.29 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN-DI LEGGE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,524.02 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, JOHN S Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $75,524.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARK D Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $75,523.92 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,523.40 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, JEANNE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $75,523.33 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,522.98 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, MAUREEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,522.84 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, RALPH E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,522.68 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, ROBERT Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $75,522.47 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHRISTIE Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,521.58 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, KURT R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $75,521.38 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHEILA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,521.34 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DOMINIC Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $75,521.05 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,520.11 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MEAGAN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $75,519.97 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System