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 BUTTS, BILLIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,667.75 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $74,667.55 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, DANIEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $74,667.53 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, MATTHEW G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,667.50 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $74,667.02 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,666.76 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAULO, GERARD P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,666.76 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LESLYN N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,666.13 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOE MICHAEL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,666.02 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFEL, PAMELA C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,665.65 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, YVONNE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,665.58 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, HERBERT A Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,665.45 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ISAM J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,665.42 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JAMES H, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,665.39 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAUD, PIERRE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,665.25 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DESIREE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,664.72 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORRING, DEBRA-ANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,664.72 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,664.72 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JESSICA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,664.72 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PERCIVAL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,664.72 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEPHEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,664.72 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIC, FIKRET Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,664.72 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGDAUE, RICHARD W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,664.72 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, KEITH Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $74,664.46 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, ANGELA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,664.30 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, LYDIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,664.20 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHORN, DAVID A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,664.15 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, SUSAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,663.52 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOK, CHAD Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,662.76 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TAMMI L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,662.13 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,662.01 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, SYLVIE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,661.86 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAR, GREGORY Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,661.40 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Canton Housing Authority Amount $74,660.93 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, FRED H Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $74,660.89 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HOLLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,660.82 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRICH, STACEY S Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $74,660.82 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESENBERGER, DIANE P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $74,660.82 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHE, STEVEN G Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,660.70 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JAMES J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,660.56 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANORRO, DONNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,660.55 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, KEVIN B Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $74,660.53 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHA, KELLY L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,660.27 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACHFORD, MICHAEL J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,660.23 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, MARC J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $74,660.14 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, MATTHEW Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,660.08 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKOPF, ROBERTA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,660.04 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACCHIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $74,659.75 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AILEEN Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $74,659.10 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,658.74 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMCHYN, CHRISTINA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,658.74 Date 10/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHAEL D, SR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,658.70 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANELLI, MARY L Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $74,658.67 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, JEAN Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $74,658.37 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, DEBRA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,658.31 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, SARA B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,658.30 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIONE, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,658.02 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, TRALANE V Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $74,657.40 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMMARO, PAUL A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,657.21 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, MELISSA M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,657.17 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NANDLAL, SUMINTRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,657.17 Date 02/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,657.14 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABIC, DANIEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,656.41 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, RYAN E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,656.39 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, RONALD S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,656.11 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, JOSEPH G Employer name Putnam County Amount $74,655.92 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENSISI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $74,655.72 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORR, COLLEEN J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,655.70 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,655.30 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILWEE, DANIEL D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,655.11 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROBERT L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,654.47 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MONTRICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,653.99 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, BENJAMIN R Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $74,653.90 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZER, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $74,653.77 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADIPANE, MICHAEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,653.62 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MARY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,653.57 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,653.31 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, SCOTT D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,653.26 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKS, DEBRA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,653.21 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ALFRED C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,653.12 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CHARLES R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,653.02 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHSERDJIAN, KRIKOR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,653.02 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, ADAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,653.02 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,653.02 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICA, AURELIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,653.02 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAMES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,653.02 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, ERIC N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,653.02 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,653.02 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,653.02 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMEL, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,653.02 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MEGHAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,653.02 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORICK, EDWARD J, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,653.02 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRINGS, REBECCA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,653.02 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ROBERT M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,653.02 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, STEVEN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,653.02 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JENNIFER P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,652.58 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO-NEFF, ADAM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,651.46 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, KATHLEEN G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,651.05 Date 09/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, ENRICO, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $74,650.76 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GEORGE E, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $74,650.67 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System