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 WALDRON, EDWARD F Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,627.54 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRORY, ROBERT E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,627.05 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, STEPHEN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,626.92 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, COLLIN P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $74,626.77 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAYER, HOLLI K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,626.74 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ERICKA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,626.32 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, KEVIN P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,626.26 Date 05/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKEL, JAMES O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,626.21 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, DONNA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,625.98 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVARDSEN, THOMAS E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,625.65 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZ, DAVID G Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,625.30 Date 03/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACARBONARA, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,624.78 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN-BRIDDELL, MELISSA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $74,624.72 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUOLO, PATRICK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,624.50 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, PAUL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,624.42 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, EDWARD B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,624.27 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAVEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,624.26 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIIHIMAKI, MEGHAN K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,623.93 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FRANCES Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,623.70 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJENS, WENDY M Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $74,623.52 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHIR, MICHAEL W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,621.56 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,621.27 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEPHEN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,621.24 Date 10/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMILE, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,621.04 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, EDITH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,620.78 Date 10/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELYCH, LILLIAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,620.78 Date 01/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILONEN, ALISIA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,620.78 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFFREY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,620.78 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTASIEWICZ, PETER M Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,620.07 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEITH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,620.00 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWELLYN, ELIDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,619.92 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, NICOLE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,619.74 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,619.74 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, GABRIELLA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,619.74 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,619.54 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS E Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $74,619.00 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFOUCHE, FRANCES G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,618.58 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,618.19 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMER, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Erie County Amount $74,618.00 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, JUDY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $74,617.52 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,617.30 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, LANCE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,617.14 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,617.00 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, MARTIN, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $74,616.50 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, CHELSEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,616.47 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.36 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBISH, JULIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.36 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.36 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.36 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.36 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKOWICZ, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.10 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIKOWICZ, MARK G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.10 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, JAY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.10 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, BARBARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,616.10 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, DWAYNE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,615.58 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,615.44 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAR, CHAD R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $74,615.39 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROYAL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,615.19 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKS, FREDRICK A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,615.18 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENY, SHARON E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,615.01 Date 06/16/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, JENNIFER L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $74,614.02 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, CHERYL M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,613.91 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSLER, NANCY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,613.84 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JIMMY C, JR Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $74,613.72 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TAMMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,613.72 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, EVERETT MICHAEL Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $74,613.57 Date 09/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, MADELYN R Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,613.10 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBREWSTER, JASON E Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $74,613.09 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, BRIAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,612.94 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MATTHEW J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,612.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RONALD Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $74,612.25 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DANIEL E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,612.25 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JILL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,612.20 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKINGTON, REGINA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,611.98 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, LEWIS B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,611.94 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYESHA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,611.86 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAN, IRENE F Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $74,611.81 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSETTE, DONNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,611.16 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, VICKI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,611.01 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, SCOTT A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,610.68 Date 09/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ALESHA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,610.51 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,610.38 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHIOZZI, GEORGIA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $74,610.06 Date 06/25/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGATTI, ANGELINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,609.98 Date 03/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, BRENDA W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,609.92 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, THOMAS W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,609.79 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,609.65 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, EDWIN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,609.47 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CHARLES C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,609.34 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SUE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $74,609.22 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, TED E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,609.21 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JANET Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $74,609.20 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERT S Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $74,609.15 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBER, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,609.08 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, MARCY G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,609.08 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHA, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,609.08 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMEL, EVAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,609.08 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION-RIVERA, FRANCIS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,609.08 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,609.08 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMOV, ALEKSANDR P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,609.08 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System