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 WELCH, WENDY L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,916.60 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINU, MERIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,915.90 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMATA, ROBERT S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,915.58 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENFT, TIMOTHY L O Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,915.46 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,915.16 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VIVIANA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,914.93 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RUBY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,914.66 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, MARIA E Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $74,914.63 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KARRIANN Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,914.53 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, WALTER N, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,914.09 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFERI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,913.93 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,913.93 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAN, JONATHAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,913.93 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ALLISON E Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,913.92 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, DESIREE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,913.81 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MONIKA I Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,913.70 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DOUGLAS E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,913.60 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $74,913.59 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUCKIGER, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,913.37 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,913.01 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, MARY F Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,912.34 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,912.32 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JAIME M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,912.16 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTCHENKO, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,911.89 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, CODY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,911.72 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MAUREEN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,910.70 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLGOPOLSKI, SERGEY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,910.67 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, MICHAEL F Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,910.60 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNEMI, LYNNE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,909.92 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHLEEN H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,909.72 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLINGER, RICHARD J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $74,909.72 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, MICHAEL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,909.63 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, AARON Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,909.38 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, JONATHAN I Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,908.61 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALA, THOMAS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,908.02 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, CATHLEEN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $74,907.87 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, WILFRED Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,907.53 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,907.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, FRANCIS X Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,906.94 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEN, VENICE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,906.80 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULUAGA, SANDRA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,906.50 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLA, PETER L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,906.41 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,906.25 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVAREZ, GALO G Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $74,905.72 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBACH, BARBARA-JEAN Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $74,905.42 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNE, RITA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,905.11 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONG, MIN CI Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,904.70 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,904.33 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSANE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,904.04 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENSTOCK, JASON Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,903.89 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, SCOTT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,903.24 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECK, NDEYE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,903.14 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $74,903.02 Date 05/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, DIANNE L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $74,902.88 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,902.47 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, CRAIG Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $74,902.30 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDERSTROM, STEPHANIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $74,902.14 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRETO, JOHN E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,901.99 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, MARY A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $74,901.92 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEWENS, JAMES P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,901.79 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, HEDY Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $74,901.06 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, ANDREW D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $74,900.89 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, ANDREW M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,900.88 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, STEVEN W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,900.80 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,900.69 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALERA, ERIK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,900.40 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, CHAD W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,900.35 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSIELSKI, DOROTHY M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $74,900.13 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DAVID P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,899.44 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,898.94 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, DREW K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,898.85 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, JULIE A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $74,898.22 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, MARYELLEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,897.68 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-QUREISHI, LUISA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $74,897.50 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, WANDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,897.17 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, ARLENE B Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,896.38 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, SHAWN C Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,895.85 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, AARON B Employer name Village of Newark Amount $74,895.68 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKEL, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,895.66 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIVUSH, SOPHIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,895.59 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,895.59 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $74,895.38 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TARA I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,895.08 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURE, ALLYSON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,894.70 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, RONALD J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,894.63 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, SASTHENIA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,894.55 Date 11/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, DEBORAH J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,894.29 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREULA, ANTHONY Employer name Broome County Amount $74,894.06 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $74,894.01 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, JEFFREY G Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $74,893.96 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSKA, DANIEL J Employer name City of Olean Amount $74,893.86 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEITH, ANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,893.76 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, KAREN A Employer name Albany County Amount $74,893.58 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, TINA R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,893.35 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, STACEY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,893.35 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTAN, HOPE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,893.20 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIE, JOYCE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $74,892.70 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNAUD, MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $74,892.42 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ESTEBAN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,892.18 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JONATHAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,892.18 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System