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 VALENSON, CAROL M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,766.76 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,766.76 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, CRAIG A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,766.76 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DIONNE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,766.46 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, JEANNINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,766.40 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, JOHN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,766.39 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCA, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,765.92 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYEMCHEK, FRANK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,765.68 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JODY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,763.72 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, DORETTA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $74,763.00 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,762.84 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINOVIC, JEFFREY K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,762.71 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNIOWSKI, ANDREW Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $74,762.54 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAURA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,762.07 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CRAIG B Employer name City of Middletown Amount $74,762.03 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,761.34 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,760.71 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRET C Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,760.33 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, DELORES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $74,760.21 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWE, MICHAEL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,759.99 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, KELLY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $74,759.92 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ROGER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,759.58 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, JAMES D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $74,759.42 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELRICH, KEVIN A Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $74,758.67 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURIC, ADNAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,758.38 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $74,758.15 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTUCCI, JAMES A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $74,757.94 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, ANDREW J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,757.24 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,757.24 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $74,757.20 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TINA M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,757.16 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MICHAEL L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,756.95 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERBER, ROBERT Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,756.71 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, NEIL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $74,756.11 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, MADELIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,756.10 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUCK, CARL F, II Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $74,756.05 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, KERN ANTHONY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,755.93 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKA, JAMES E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,755.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEREDITH R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,755.63 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIW, CHRISTINA I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,755.54 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLNER-HICZEWSKI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,754.27 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, JENNIFER M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,753.89 Date 02/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILL, STEWART S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,753.88 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUECH-GEFFNER, LINDA B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,753.64 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVES, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,753.19 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPICO, JULIUS J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,753.07 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, SUSAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,752.87 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIERO, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,752.84 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESTO, FABIO M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $74,752.74 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARC W Employer name City of Batavia Amount $74,752.48 Date 01/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANCI, DOMINICK J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $74,752.26 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYSON, TROY E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,751.61 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINS, SHAWN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,751.56 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DIANNE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $74,751.46 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREA J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,751.29 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELHAUPT, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,751.04 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,751.04 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, JAMES Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,750.81 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAVID W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,750.52 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIC, MAUREEN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,750.52 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, BRADLEY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,750.26 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEY, TODD M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $74,750.11 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,749.95 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, STEPHEN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $74,749.20 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIANO, MAUREEN S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,748.70 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, NANCY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,748.70 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JAMES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,748.70 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, JOHN D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,748.70 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,748.70 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOW, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,748.70 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,748.70 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, LEONARD A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,748.56 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRO, THERESA E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,748.48 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSHUA D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $74,748.18 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORHIS, LYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,747.98 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, EDDIE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,747.54 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MARC W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,747.32 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBIANI, DEBRA M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $74,747.31 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEU, CINDY A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,747.07 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,746.92 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONODA, MARILYN R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $74,746.16 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WHITNEY S, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,745.89 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRELLA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $74,745.59 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDNER, EMILY C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,745.42 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URCIUOLI, BEATRIZ Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,744.85 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, KAREN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,744.24 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAN, MARIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,744.20 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDER, MICHAEL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,744.08 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KAREN E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $74,743.88 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, GERALD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,743.88 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARTIN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,743.79 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KATHERINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,743.75 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, AL C, JR Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,743.71 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI-BANE, LISA MARIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,743.51 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, DONALD Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,743.24 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARTHUR P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $74,742.82 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBELA, WILLIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,742.57 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, SALAH M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,742.25 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,742.25 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,741.71 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System