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 BIRCHENOUGH, DRUE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,609.08 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FARO, ANDREW C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,609.08 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAKAMI, TATSUHIKO V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,609.08 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRIER, BRENAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,609.08 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, AMY G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,609.08 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUNTAIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,609.08 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, CYNTHIA F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,609.08 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, GEORGE T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $74,608.86 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIADLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,608.69 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAN, JOHN C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,608.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINATERI, JOSEPH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,608.16 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, JAMES M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $74,607.90 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANALLI, DENO J Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $74,607.60 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDELA, MARCELO N Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $74,607.52 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARELLA, JAMES J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,606.95 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJARIKRE, MC DAVIS O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,606.66 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, SHAKIA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,606.55 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, STEVEN T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $74,606.47 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, DOMINICK Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,606.39 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LA CHRISTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,606.35 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMES H Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $74,606.00 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, DOMINGO Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $74,605.90 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHA, GLEN D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,605.76 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, JOHN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,604.84 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTADT, ADAM C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $74,604.52 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,604.40 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASONE, LAUREN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,604.37 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, RICHARD S, III Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,604.29 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, JOHN S Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,604.16 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LISA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,604.10 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $74,603.93 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, SCOTT L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,603.75 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, RICHARD H Employer name Broome County Amount $74,603.59 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,603.10 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINN, JEFFREY M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,602.58 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, YVETTE E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,602.53 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, CHERYL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,602.53 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,602.10 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, MIKEL B Employer name Village of Massena Amount $74,601.95 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACANI, RENATO R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,601.54 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLE, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $74,601.37 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISCH, STEPHANIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,601.25 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELGEMACHER, KURT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,600.90 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACI, SALVATORE G Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $74,600.12 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,600.02 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFORZA, SHERYL J Employer name New City Library Amount $74,600.01 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAKAS, DENNIS T Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $74,599.74 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLARL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $74,599.74 Date 02/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DENISE M Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $74,599.73 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROLLO, DEBORAH L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $74,599.66 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGERLE, ADAM L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,599.38 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, RONALD F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,599.34 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKBECK, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,599.25 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, PHILIP B Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $74,599.18 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,599.13 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LORETTA B Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,599.07 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGEAL, MICHAEL C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,598.92 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, TIMOTHY F, JR Employer name Village of Avon Amount $74,598.91 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOTT, DARREN K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,598.85 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDRIKSEN, MARK D Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $74,598.52 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, MARINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,598.35 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDWIN G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,597.55 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, CARLA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,597.07 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLAND, SUSAN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,597.07 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, EUGENE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,597.07 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERTSON, MARK A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,597.07 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TRACEY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,597.07 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $74,596.93 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, H MICHAEL Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,596.57 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGAL, SHERI S Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $74,596.40 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, TODD L Employer name Erie County Amount $74,595.52 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,595.43 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOANNE H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,595.07 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTACAVOLI, THOMAS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,594.28 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUORNSKI, TYLER J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,594.12 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATULKA, SUSAN J Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $74,594.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, HOWARD L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,593.84 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIRE, ROSE MARIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,593.62 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,593.15 Date 07/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, SANDRA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,593.01 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOLA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $74,592.95 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, CATHERINE E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,592.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVIRAK, ANDRIV Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $74,592.13 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERLY, LAVELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,591.92 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSCHMIDT, SUSAN C Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $74,591.13 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, NANCY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,590.99 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTTER, LARRY S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,590.98 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, BRIAN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,590.60 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCARO, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,590.10 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SHAKIRA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,589.43 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILL, MATHEW J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $74,588.91 Date 08/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONISER, DONALD C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,588.50 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLISTRAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $74,588.38 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARLOW, ERIC J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,588.23 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $74,588.13 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBUS, MAYLEEN Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,587.68 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, SEAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,586.98 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, BEVERLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,586.80 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICUPERO, KRISTEN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,586.78 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,586.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System