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 BAGDE, ANAGHA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,704.23 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, BRUCE Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $74,704.20 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIPES, COREY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $74,703.93 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SYLVIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,703.47 Date 05/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEUSS, JARED J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $74,702.77 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RONALD E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,702.73 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, TERESA E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,702.68 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, LESLIE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $74,702.68 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SIMONE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,702.68 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,702.64 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $74,701.45 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, JEANETTE M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $74,701.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $74,700.82 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHINNEY, W GLEN Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $74,700.81 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,699.99 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIA, GUS P, JR Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $74,699.93 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GAYLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,699.92 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STACY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,699.90 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, GARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,699.85 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROLYN F Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $74,699.73 Date 01/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JONATHAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,699.56 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,699.47 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUFSKA, STEPHEN C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $74,699.25 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHLICH, ALBERT T Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $74,699.22 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTNER, CATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,699.17 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, NATHAN P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,698.80 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCAGLINI, JAMES T Employer name City of Hornell Amount $74,698.66 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERWITZ, ERIC S Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,698.52 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLON, TAMMY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,697.66 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDOLFINO, AMY L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $74,697.42 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, ERIN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,697.40 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, SUSAN Employer name Huntington Housing Authority Amount $74,697.14 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $74,696.27 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVEZ, DAWN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,696.23 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE COMTE, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,695.98 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEBROCK, RICHARD J Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $74,695.46 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, AMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,695.46 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGGER, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,695.45 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, KATHLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,695.39 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZORA, KEVIN A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $74,695.24 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHERRI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,694.88 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NORMAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,694.72 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-HENRIQUES, VALERIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,694.45 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, TREVOR P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,694.12 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHONCZYK, KEVIN Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $74,694.11 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSEK, DIANNE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $74,693.60 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIKLIER, LEE Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $74,693.58 Date 07/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGARI, RYAN F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,693.51 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $74,693.25 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOHN C Employer name Village of Victor Amount $74,693.14 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMIERY, BARBARA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $74,692.96 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,692.80 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MAUREEN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,692.15 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,691.78 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONARSKI, GARY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,691.78 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, TERRY J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,691.54 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEL, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,691.50 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAADE, WISSAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,691.39 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEELE, CASSANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,691.21 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDWARD Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $74,691.16 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SESAY, ADAMA ISHA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,691.08 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPOSITOR, BRIAN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,691.07 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $74,690.89 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $74,690.83 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, VINCENT F Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $74,690.79 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASAK, THERESA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,689.92 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GREGG Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $74,689.74 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERUBIN, DEBRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,689.71 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUSZAK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,689.68 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLAK, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,689.68 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDERS, LEE ROY, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,689.51 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, HOWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,689.05 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KWAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,688.53 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,688.39 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFF, JONATHAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,687.55 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES P, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,687.42 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, PAUL T Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,686.95 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $74,686.76 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CATHERINE P Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,686.50 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ROBIN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,686.50 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNION, THOMAS L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,686.50 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHSIN, MOHAMMED Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,686.50 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, VIVIAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,686.50 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARSHALL W, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,686.27 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GELAIS, AARON M Employer name Village of Menands Amount $74,686.25 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEBER, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $74,686.06 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RICHARD, JR Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $74,686.04 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUCELA, IRIS A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $74,685.52 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, EVELYN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,685.46 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, BRIAN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,685.33 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, DARRYL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,685.18 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, LEWIS A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,684.46 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, IRENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,684.44 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ANDRE J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,684.34 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, GREGORY Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,684.34 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOOD, SYED A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,684.34 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LAURA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,684.34 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILDA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,684.34 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,684.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTO, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,684.34 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System