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 SIMMONS, RAHEEM J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,257.31 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBERG, GEORGE, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $74,257.23 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRIS, BROOKE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,257.17 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILA, DONNA J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $74,257.07 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELBY, ANDREW J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,256.52 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZVANOVIC, SALIH I Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,256.51 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERMEYER, DONALD Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $74,256.16 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHELL, DAVID Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $74,255.80 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,255.50 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JEAN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $74,255.50 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,255.33 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDREA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,255.28 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOAN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,254.40 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CLAY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,254.26 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, NICOLE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,253.89 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, DARCY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,253.79 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, NATHAN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,253.79 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, GARLAND Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,253.75 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREATHOUSE, TOM A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,253.74 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPP, VANCE J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,253.48 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, SCOTT L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,253.26 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,252.97 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, DENISE M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $74,252.93 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, RICHARD L Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,252.78 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICOBBI, KELLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $74,252.36 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, STANLEY G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,251.83 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, LINDA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,251.43 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, JODI S Employer name Education Department Amount $74,251.29 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,251.18 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGA, LAURI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,250.20 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPP, DONNA J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,250.11 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, WALTER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,249.50 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,249.50 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, HELEN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,249.32 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUTZ, LINDA H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,249.07 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,248.88 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JOHN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,248.63 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFERY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,248.54 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,248.34 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, GINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,248.14 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JULIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,247.76 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBINSKY, MICHAEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,247.54 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIBAL, JOHN J, IV Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,247.42 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTEAU, LANCE J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,247.42 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, TEREN J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,246.69 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, BENJAMIN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,246.40 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AUDREY Y Employer name Education Department Amount $74,246.38 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, KEVIN W Employer name Education Department Amount $74,246.38 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, LOURDES I Employer name Education Department Amount $74,246.38 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LESLIE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,246.38 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDREDGE, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,246.08 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIETLICKI, FRANK J, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,245.64 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, DANIEL, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,245.56 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ZILPHA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,245.56 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, BRADLEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,244.99 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAHLERT, PATRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,244.94 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LISA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,244.94 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABCUGA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,244.43 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSTA, ANGELO V Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $74,244.41 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MELISSA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,244.38 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, APRIL MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,244.23 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, RICHARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,243.78 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARNETTA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,242.58 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ANDREW A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,242.22 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EMMA S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,242.12 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, BENJAMIN W, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,241.58 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, JOSE I Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $74,241.37 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARD, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,241.03 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGERA, MARIA Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $74,240.76 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARK J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,240.68 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DININNY, JASON M Employer name City of Corning Amount $74,240.66 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, DERREK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,240.10 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YING SARAH, YUET MING Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $74,240.00 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM-JAKUBIAK, LYNDA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,239.88 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JULIANA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,239.68 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, YUKLIN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,239.68 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ROSELIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,239.68 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,239.68 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILES, SAMANTHA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $74,239.68 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, WARDELL M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,239.59 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPONITSKIY, DMITRIY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,239.24 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HARRY J Employer name Broome County Amount $74,238.78 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,236.62 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARESTIN, ANDRES V Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $74,236.52 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDY, DANIEL R Employer name Education Department Amount $74,236.24 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $74,235.92 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHARLON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,235.85 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, THOMAS M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,235.72 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, PAULA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,235.54 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHR, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $74,235.45 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMS, JAMES W, JR Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $74,235.41 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SCOTT M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,234.82 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, LISA M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $74,234.48 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PATRICK L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,233.26 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KENNETH T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $74,232.71 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, ALISON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,231.82 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MATTHEW F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,231.82 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASZEWICZ, SUSAN M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $74,231.59 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, JOSEPH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,231.25 Date 11/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,231.13 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System