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 ASPRIS, ELEANOR A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $74,783.13 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANALSTYNE, DEBRA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,782.88 Date 05/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, HELENA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,782.74 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, ANNETTE E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,782.68 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JULIE Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $74,782.67 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, ADAM D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,782.34 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIATO, SALVATORE R, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,782.07 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRIS E Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,781.45 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JACQUELINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,781.44 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESSENDELFT, DONALD A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $74,780.92 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMOUR, ERIC K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,780.53 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMPINATO, JEANETTE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,780.18 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,779.97 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, MARIBEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,779.96 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, MICHAEL F Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $74,779.74 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX-EISENSTADT, SHERRI Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,779.24 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCZEK, RENA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,778.92 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSLING, KERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,778.90 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, RALPH Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $74,777.53 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILLO, GARY J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $74,777.30 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, ALONZO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,776.92 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, KAREN L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,776.54 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ANGEL L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,776.32 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, KIM D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,776.03 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIEBRE, DEBORAH R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,775.95 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID K Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,775.88 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, DAVID L Employer name City of Oneida Amount $74,775.61 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBO, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $74,775.50 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTE, DIANE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,775.14 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $74,774.32 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SELENA T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,774.31 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, KATIE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,774.17 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, TONY R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,774.08 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KELLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,773.40 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHE, ZWELONKE I Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,773.40 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, PHYLLIS FAY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,773.40 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, THOMAS W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,773.40 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCHUK, MARK W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,773.40 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, SUZAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,773.40 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,773.40 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSALLO, ALEXANDER B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCARELLI, TERRI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, THEODORE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOY, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, AMY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCEK, BRADLEY D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYOLA, ROSELYS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOS, HELEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, FLOYD W, III Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKIZER, HOPE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,773.40 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLAMARE, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,773.40 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUCHER, WALTER A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,773.40 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,773.40 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,773.40 Date 11/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZELLI, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,773.40 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOFSKY, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,773.40 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAC, MARTIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,773.40 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, PAUL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TRACY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,773.40 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,773.40 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUK, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,773.40 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,773.40 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,773.40 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, JONNA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,773.40 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,773.40 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KERRY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,773.40 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MAURICE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFERT, KATHARINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,773.40 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, WILLIAM C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,773.40 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHL, NANCY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,773.40 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GILBERTO G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,773.40 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSERT, RYERSON N, III Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,773.40 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JODY K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,773.40 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNAN, EUGENE P, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,773.38 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,773.37 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREZEE, KEVIN T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $74,773.27 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANESE, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $74,773.02 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUER, JILLIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,772.75 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,772.24 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, AUGUSTUS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,771.19 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLERY, KEITH V Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $74,771.00 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, CLIFFORD Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $74,770.73 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,770.56 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, JAMES J Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $74,769.92 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JAMES P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,769.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYTON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Village of Newark Amount $74,769.35 Date 05/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOOERS, ROBERT D Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,769.13 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KASEY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,768.62 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DORN, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $74,768.56 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, JEANNE L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,768.46 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIS, RICHARD L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,768.40 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, SHAWN D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,768.21 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, ANDREW T Employer name Albany County Amount $74,768.05 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-BROWN, DENISE T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,767.96 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIERL, MICHELE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,767.74 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, ANDREW T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,767.62 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, RENE C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $74,767.60 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERY, DENISE C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,766.76 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System