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 DOYNOW, BARRY E Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,054.68 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, MARK C Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,054.40 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILMOT, LORRAINE S Employer name Broome County Amount $74,053.65 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, BRIAN F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,053.65 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DAVID E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,053.58 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, MATHEW J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,053.52 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CADDEN, CATHLEEN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $74,053.46 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRY, RUBEN, JR Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $74,052.63 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $74,052.58 Date 09/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,052.34 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JOHN A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $74,052.15 Date 12/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, KAREN D Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $74,051.41 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, SHERI M Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,051.19 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, PATRICK J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,051.12 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZATTO, BRITTANY N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,050.99 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIMOTHY Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,050.77 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, ROBIN G Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $74,050.72 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPI, CARMINE P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,050.56 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARIELLO, CHARLES A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $74,050.25 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, SCOTT Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,050.16 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLISANO, BEVERLY R Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $74,049.63 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, LISA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,049.59 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, TODD Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,049.10 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY B Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,048.73 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISKOWITZ, SANDRA R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $74,048.58 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, MARIE P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $74,047.67 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VALORA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $74,047.62 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ERIC S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,047.30 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, LILLIE E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,047.13 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, TRAVIS N Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,047.10 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,046.96 Date 11/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, VALERIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,046.92 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,046.85 Date 01/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JONATHAN Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,046.82 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, KANE V Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,046.54 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,046.35 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENADETTE, JASON P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,046.17 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,046.02 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE BOGART, GREGORY Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $74,045.69 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINGERT, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,045.64 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, MARSHA E Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $74,045.63 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, MD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,045.47 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALVIN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,045.24 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFORTE, VINCENT J, II Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $74,045.15 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, JESSICA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.59 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERAME, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.29 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIGENTHALER, KRISTINA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.29 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.29 Date 08/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEMARK, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.29 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, BRUCE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,044.29 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JASON P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,043.90 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISKENDERIAN, PETER G Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $74,043.03 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ELRACHEL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,042.96 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDA, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,042.46 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, LAURENCE J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $74,041.95 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, ROY G E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,041.24 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, KATHRYN JO A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,041.17 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, VINCENT Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $74,040.90 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, GERALDINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,040.68 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, PHILIP A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,039.86 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DIANNE F Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $74,039.80 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KYMA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,039.58 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $74,039.47 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JOANNE M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,039.33 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS F Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,038.81 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, KENNETH E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $74,038.48 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK, LEIGH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,038.44 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLBAECHER, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,038.25 Date 08/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSTER, SCOTT D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,038.02 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, ARLEN M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $74,037.69 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAZITI, THOMAS M Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $74,036.81 Date 04/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LANCE P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,036.69 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, STEPHEN D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,036.65 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, ERIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,036.46 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROGER B Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $74,036.29 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSITER, HOWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,035.97 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,035.85 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDBERG, GAIL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,035.80 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, PAUL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,035.60 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ALLAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,035.38 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, MARGARET M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,035.17 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAKISHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,035.12 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRICK, HENRY A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,034.88 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,034.84 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, DANIELLE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,034.48 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNAC, IVICA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,034.41 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORI, RUTH B Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,034.19 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHINI, SEBA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,033.94 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, ANGELA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $74,033.51 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,033.30 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VADACCHINO, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,032.63 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TAMBOURA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,032.23 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, EDWARD R Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $74,031.73 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DOMINICK J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $74,031.33 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, GERLIN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,031.17 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DIANA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,030.97 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JAMES M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,029.82 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,029.28 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMETS, CAROL K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,029.18 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,028.81 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System