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 SHANG, HONGBING Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $74,189.96 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOEL M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,189.76 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANTES, CEU Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $74,189.59 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNCEL, YELIZ Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,189.31 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, DARRYL N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,189.25 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, SALVATORE J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $74,189.02 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSZKOWSKI, NEREIDA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,189.01 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, NEIL O Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,188.85 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KSIAZEK, RICHARD P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,188.84 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, EDWARD T Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,188.11 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIGG, PATRICIA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $74,187.72 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKINS, RANDALL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,187.66 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, SHANEEKQWA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,187.38 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAUER, PATRICK H Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,186.88 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOA, DAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,186.74 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULEY, JASON M Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $74,186.67 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, OSCAR R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,186.06 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,185.96 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUMMO, BRUCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,185.92 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,185.86 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, PAUL R, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,185.75 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $74,185.34 Date 09/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, TIMOTHY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,185.31 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIELNY, ANDREA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,185.27 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, RICHARD V Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,185.20 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,184.98 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCCA, THOMAS A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $74,184.88 Date 06/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDENHOUER, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,184.78 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, DAVID D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,184.57 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, NICHOLAS L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,184.43 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Albion Amount $74,184.39 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTAMURO, JOYCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, DIANE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEF, ELLEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARY T Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDLIN, SUSAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN, EUSTAQUIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THERESA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TIJO Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, NICOLE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTON, LILI F Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMBACH, EDWARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEGHAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSALVE, PILAR I Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, LADIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POONAI, DEVIKA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROLO, JOSEPH N Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCICH, LAUREN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISTON, JUDITH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.34 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGAMI, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,184.33 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, KACEY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,183.98 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPOSTA, LORETO A Employer name City of Rye Amount $74,183.57 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $74,183.48 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDSTEIN, BARBARA F Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,183.46 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALATNICK, STUART R Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,183.46 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, SANDY D Employer name Education Department Amount $74,183.46 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, NANCY J Employer name Education Department Amount $74,183.46 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VICKY Y Employer name Education Department Amount $74,183.46 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, MARC E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,183.37 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JASON E Employer name City of Norwich Amount $74,183.29 Date 10/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, THERESA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,182.98 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREST, JAMES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,182.96 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHTERS, PAUL F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $74,182.83 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS-FUMAROLA, LISA A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $74,182.52 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, ALAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,182.39 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $74,182.29 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEARY, AMANDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,181.94 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVOCHKINA, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,181.82 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Amount $74,181.50 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCIANI, ANDREW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,181.38 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, CHRISTOPHER W, III Employer name StoNY Brook Fire District Amount $74,181.36 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTAN, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,181.11 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,180.98 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEY, DENISE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,180.80 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGARD, VERONICA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $74,180.32 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,180.01 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RENETA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,179.82 Date 08/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ANDREW P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,179.82 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, CHRISTY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,179.76 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MICHAEL C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,178.98 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEAU, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,178.78 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ISAAURA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,178.21 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON-WRIGHT, CHARLENE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,178.00 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKY, MICHAEL T Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $74,177.75 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, KARIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,177.74 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITSIK, RICHARD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,177.74 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBOSCO, JAMES Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,177.52 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBO, JESSICA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,177.22 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVEY, JACKIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,176.72 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ERIK L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,176.52 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, SHERMAN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,175.92 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, CAROL P Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $74,175.80 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, ARTHUR E Employer name City of Oneida Amount $74,175.68 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LAUREN E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,175.65 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,175.55 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,175.48 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUNE S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,175.48 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANGELIQUE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,175.48 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JENNY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,175.40 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, HARRY L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,175.26 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System