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 BAXTER, CHERYL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,332.36 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,332.36 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KELLY A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $74,332.33 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDUL, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,332.12 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUBOTH, RICHARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $74,331.85 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SALLY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,331.78 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, TORY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,331.67 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBY, JAYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,331.61 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, ROBERT C Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,331.59 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, JUDITH A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $74,330.21 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTON, KIMBER-LEE A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $74,330.04 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,330.03 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLETT, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,329.44 Date 05/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANECEK, JAMES Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $74,328.82 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,328.60 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, RACHELE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $74,328.57 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN H Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $74,328.34 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORKA, JAMES B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,328.17 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, PETER J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,327.13 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENESES, FRANCISCO Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,326.72 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEICHIER, KENNETH G Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,326.51 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANDZIO, BECKI J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,326.29 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERKIMER, MARTIN C Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,325.91 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKLIK, SIGMOND A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,325.74 Date 01/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ROBERT A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,325.26 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYNER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,324.96 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THEODORE O Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,324.72 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEHAVILYN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,324.72 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ELIZABETH P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,324.71 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASI, PHILIP R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,324.44 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAS, TERESA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,322.96 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMPEL, STEVEN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,322.52 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, ARMITRA V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,322.28 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADALAVADA, DIVYA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $74,322.21 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, KRISTOPHER N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,322.13 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, GREGORY H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,322.10 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, PETER J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $74,322.05 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PAUL GARDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,321.87 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHELE T Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $74,321.82 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYER, DEANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,321.62 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DAWN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,321.39 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCHER, BRYAN B Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,321.24 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,320.74 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, ERIC M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,320.72 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVE, LIBERTAD J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $74,320.52 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFTEN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $74,320.49 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, SARA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,320.20 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BRUCE H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,319.77 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DAVID J Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,319.72 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, FRANKLYN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,319.44 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOHER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $74,319.14 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARES, ESTEBAN B, III Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,318.73 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, ADEGBOYEGA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,317.88 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEVINSKI, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,317.62 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,317.55 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACENERE, RICHARD M Employer name Orange County Amount $74,316.75 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTILLO, BERNARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,316.28 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANG, WILLIAM Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,316.24 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KENNETH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,315.95 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,315.93 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENG, YANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,315.75 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNICELLO-THOMPSON, ANGELA K Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,315.56 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUSS, ERIC E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,315.54 Date 06/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,315.14 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, LOREEN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,314.84 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, ANDREW J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,314.62 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, STEVEN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,314.05 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEMASZKIEWICZ, WOJCIECH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,313.95 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,313.91 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNE, MARIA LOVELL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,313.80 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGUERE, SCOTT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,313.31 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESBECK, WALTER H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,313.24 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINELLI, JOSEPH L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,313.15 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHMEYER, JOHN V, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $74,312.95 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELIN, SHAWN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,312.80 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MELISSA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,312.63 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ERICA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,311.93 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNWOODY, JOHN Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $74,311.77 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,311.74 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,311.55 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, ROBERT A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,311.50 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, SETH C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,310.78 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, KIMBERLY D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,310.76 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAA, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,310.67 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYBAR, IDAMARYS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,310.40 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRITZ-COOLEY, ADRIENNE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,310.22 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, ADRIANO Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $74,310.08 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,309.76 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMM, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,309.30 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELLI, ERIC T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,309.25 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,309.24 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, STEVEN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,308.78 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, LISA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,308.22 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $74,307.81 Date 06/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, LAURA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,307.37 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $74,306.96 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,306.82 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VIRGIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,306.73 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MATTHEW C Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,306.71 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAROL A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $74,306.00 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System