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 MC MILLAN, SHARON Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,741.69 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE-WILD, LISA MARIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,741.31 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, RAYMOND B, JR Employer name Village of Northport Amount $74,741.23 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, DORA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,741.16 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, MICHELE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,741.08 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINOR, NINA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,740.98 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDLER, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,740.88 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKEEL, MAUREEN P Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $74,740.62 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTIGA, MARY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $74,740.60 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUSS, CARMELLA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,740.54 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUMAN, DANIEL R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $74,740.19 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECZEK, PETER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,740.10 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, EVAN S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,739.81 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOERG, LORA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,739.58 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPIA, PHILLIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,739.53 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLETTO, JOSEPH G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,739.46 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRAS, MARIOS G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $74,739.41 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ARDEAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $74,739.40 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIN, DAVID C Employer name Orange County Amount $74,739.32 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $74,739.19 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TANYA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,739.17 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHELBY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,739.14 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEURAUTER, MELISSA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,739.05 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, PAUL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,738.93 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVANNAH, ROGER J Employer name Orange County Amount $74,738.59 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NANCY E Employer name Orange County Amount $74,738.15 Date 04/14/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYNCH, TOMMY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,738.04 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOVSKY, ROBERT K Employer name City of Olean Amount $74,737.82 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELVIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,737.78 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DEBORAH A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,737.75 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEQUE, MARYSE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,737.57 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLDERUP, GRETCHEN Z Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,737.52 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, TONIANN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,737.33 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGEL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,737.26 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAYMOND A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,737.26 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMI T Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $74,737.08 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBORIS, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,736.22 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, JUDITH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $74,736.21 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $74,736.06 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, LYNN E Employer name Albany County Amount $74,735.92 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERATIS, LISA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $74,735.92 Date 09/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,735.88 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABOLT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,735.66 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, DENNIS M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,735.39 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, HELEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,735.19 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKELMEYER, MAUREEN Employer name Orange County Amount $74,735.04 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH-FLORCZYKOWSKI, JOYCE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,734.81 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,734.81 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, GAIL L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,734.76 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIS, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,734.40 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADDERDON, HELEN M Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $74,734.26 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, WANDA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,734.13 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, DANIELLE R Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.67 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PHILMON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,733.59 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWOWARSKI, BOLESLAW Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $74,733.44 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIANO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,733.26 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.18 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.17 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, THOMAS G Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $74,733.13 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIS, ELIZABETH Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.10 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPLUND, KEITH E Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.09 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SUSAN F Employer name Orange County Amount $74,733.09 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $74,733.07 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALESTALO, BARBARA A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,732.99 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,732.65 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, DAVID G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,732.59 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LINDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,732.58 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KATHRYN M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $74,732.18 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,731.99 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES-GUERRA, SANDRA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,731.80 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ANNE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,731.71 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSON, EILEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,731.26 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARAHRAMYAN, SHEILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,731.18 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $74,731.17 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,731.02 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,731.02 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALD, CHARLOTTE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,731.02 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,731.00 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEMMERLE, RICHARD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,730.93 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,730.58 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPERSAUD, CHANDREKA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,730.36 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, RONALD, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $74,730.30 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DONALD F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,730.10 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ELISEO Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $74,729.31 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EDWIN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,729.24 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETH, LURA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $74,728.97 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALE, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,728.96 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,728.91 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, KELLY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,728.68 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMMELEN, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,728.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERINE, ERIC B Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,728.41 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALANTE, JOAN L Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $74,728.20 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARY Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $74,728.06 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANOS, MARY Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $74,727.64 Date 06/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,727.63 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, THOMAS B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,726.63 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, IAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,726.56 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MARTIN D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $74,726.38 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, DOMINIC A, JR Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $74,726.15 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, VALERIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,725.99 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System