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 QUINONES, LISSETTE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,175.22 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANA, CHAD E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,175.13 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, JAMES L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $74,174.95 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHN, MARK W Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,174.63 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DENNIS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $74,173.64 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $74,173.54 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, JOHN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,172.92 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, KENNETH W Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,172.28 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEREVELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $74,172.28 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, RUBY L Employer name Education Department Amount $74,172.28 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBES-DELA CRUZ, DEENA E Employer name Education Department Amount $74,172.28 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHEVON S Employer name Education Department Amount $74,172.28 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDOBA, KEVIN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,171.84 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SUSAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,171.65 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEILEN, GREGORY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,171.44 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, MARIE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,171.42 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODER, CICILY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,171.41 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMARANO, MARK C Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,171.20 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTWELL, JAMES O Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,170.90 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,170.75 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, ADELE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,170.48 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDREW J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,170.19 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ANTHONY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,170.00 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRANDON S Employer name Orange County Amount $74,169.98 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANIEL Employer name Broome County Amount $74,169.87 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, KENNETH N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,169.64 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSATLY, THEODORE G Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $74,169.44 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MITCHELL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,169.11 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMINSKI, RICHARD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,168.48 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, STEVEN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,167.07 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEBRAND, GLEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,166.88 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWYDKO, THEODORE P Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $74,166.69 Date 08/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGBY, DENNIS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,166.59 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, TREVOR J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,166.26 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERIC J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,166.20 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JASON D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,166.03 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, KEITH P Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $74,166.01 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MICHAEL E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,166.01 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,166.01 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, JOHN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,166.01 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DONNA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,166.01 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTH, SALLY ANNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,166.01 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURTISS C Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,166.01 Date 01/11/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEX, STEPHEN F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $74,166.01 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYLES, DORIAN Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,165.65 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,165.52 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JUAN PABLO Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,165.47 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCOZZA, RICHARD P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,164.80 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,164.50 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JATKO, KRISTIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,164.50 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, DEIRDRE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,164.50 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORRATH, KRISTEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,164.50 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, CHRISTA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $74,164.45 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPEL, ROBERT S Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $74,164.34 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, MARK T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,164.26 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIATORE, ANGELA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,163.64 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, JONATHAN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,163.15 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARP, MITZI Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,163.10 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,163.09 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QU, JIAOJIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,162.64 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, RICHARD Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,162.19 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, LENORE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,162.00 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACARA, JUDITH M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,161.83 Date 05/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERKEL, KAREN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,160.60 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, CHAD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,159.87 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGILANTE, MATHEW P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,159.37 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICENTY, GUILLERMO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,158.92 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEN, MARIA C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $74,158.80 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEKAKIS, KAYLEIGH A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $74,158.76 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAREK, MARIA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,158.76 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DANIEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,158.76 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JHONY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,157.33 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, JOHN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,157.28 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JAMES M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $74,156.19 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINES, AMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,155.64 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JASON W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,155.64 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, MARK F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,155.57 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCE, MARTHA G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,155.46 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, CHARLES G Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,155.41 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID GORDON, SUZETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,154.78 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,154.47 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, LORI A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,154.25 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SANTIAGO R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,153.72 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, PATRICIA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $74,153.69 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, GORAKH N Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $74,153.54 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, LYNN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,153.46 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBUSER, MICHAEL Employer name Court of Claims Amount $74,153.07 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, JASON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,152.77 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIE, KAREN N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,152.56 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNIER, JASON T Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $74,152.54 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DENISE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $74,152.51 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,152.31 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER-MATERO, NIKAYA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,152.31 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSOUNI, SABA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,152.31 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MONICA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,152.31 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVITS, GUY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,152.31 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JEREMY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,152.00 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCO, SHARON L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $74,151.71 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, ANH H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,151.58 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,151.53 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System