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 RYAN, JAIME M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,249.63 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIBORD, BARRIE W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,249.56 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, GRADY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $75,249.30 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, COREY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $75,249.22 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, BRUCE C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,248.98 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLENS-SILVA, NORA B Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $75,248.98 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, CHARLES J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,248.70 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, GREGORY W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,247.83 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, JOHN T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,247.69 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDEGNA, ERICA C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,247.48 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDEROUS, ELIAS Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,247.36 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,247.36 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ROBERT D Employer name Oswego County Amount $75,247.32 Date 10/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, SUZANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $75,246.96 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANES, ANNETTE T Employer name Education Department Amount $75,246.96 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANNE L Employer name Education Department Amount $75,246.96 Date 03/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DOROTHY LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $75,246.96 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARBARA S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $75,246.85 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, RONALD J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,246.74 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER J Employer name Elmira Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $75,246.34 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, ARNOLD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,246.34 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ALMON B Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,245.90 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KENT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,245.87 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERTER, DENNIS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,245.30 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNIEWICZ, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,245.30 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETKOSKI, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,245.30 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, BILLIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,245.14 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $75,245.14 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURM, KYLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,244.19 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARY ANNE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,244.11 Date 07/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, TRACY R, MS Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $75,243.32 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTBRENNER, SHANNON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,243.08 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWAD, DEBORAH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,243.05 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASFORIS, EVON M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,242.28 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JOHN S Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $75,241.99 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, ADRIAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,240.86 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGILVIE, WILLIAM H Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $75,240.45 Date 08/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ERNEST Employer name Department of State Amount $75,240.13 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWICHELL, JEROME D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,239.66 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, MELANIE A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,239.40 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERANEK, NANCY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,239.39 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLARUK, IVAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,238.90 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODAHAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,238.75 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, MELISSA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,238.49 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,238.42 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRAD F Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $75,238.19 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, KEVIN A Employer name Albany County Amount $75,237.32 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTELHO, DAMON J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,237.21 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, WLODZIMIERZ Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $75,237.16 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWENDOWSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,237.12 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $75,236.85 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPES, CHRISTINA M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $75,236.84 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, JOHN F Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $75,236.57 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, LISA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,236.51 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSHUA M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,236.12 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFNER, SUSAN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,236.01 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, KRISTINE G Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,235.97 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, ANTHONY S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,235.94 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, MICHAEL H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,235.64 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, EDWARD J, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $75,235.39 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KEITH R Employer name Ontario County Amount $75,235.19 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, CARLOS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,234.97 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONER, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $75,234.46 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $75,234.27 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LORRAINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,234.18 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,234.17 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUILLO, DIANE E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $75,234.00 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $75,233.72 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONE, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,233.67 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCHS, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $75,233.60 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFALO, JOHN V, JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $75,233.43 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,233.23 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, SALVATORE G Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $75,232.57 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASELMAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $75,232.06 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAPHNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,232.01 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMAN, JEFFREY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,231.96 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKABERI, ADAM K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,231.75 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,231.75 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, JOHN W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,231.53 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, RICHARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,231.48 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,231.22 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISIEWICZ, PRISCILLA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,231.16 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, MARTIN P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,230.91 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JUDITH E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,230.91 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIEN JO Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,230.91 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTO, TERESA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,230.85 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGER, ERIKA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,230.84 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $75,230.43 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLDHAM, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,230.32 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANA L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,230.17 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINKE, SCOTT R Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $75,229.81 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, BETSY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,229.66 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,229.25 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, RICHARD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,229.22 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROUN, DAVID A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $75,228.96 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMNAUGH, MICHAEL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,228.01 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOHN W, JR Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $75,227.89 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $75,227.72 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, DENNIS T Employer name Erie County Amount $75,227.71 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, EDMUND D Employer name Green Island UFSD Amount $75,227.58 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System