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 MIRANDO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,963.10 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM L Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,963.09 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHARDT, KENNETH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,962.98 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, DEBORAH A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,962.37 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LAWANNA T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,962.37 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, JANET L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,962.37 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, LANCE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,962.29 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTLER, CARL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,962.04 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABER, BRIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,961.95 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, JOSEPH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,961.94 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNIFF, LOUISE P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,961.90 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, ALICIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,961.84 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFER, ROBERT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,961.78 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULPEPPER, KENNETH E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $73,961.54 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JAMIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,961.50 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $73,961.45 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMPELLO, FRANK J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $73,961.19 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZO, PEDRO N Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,961.10 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RODERICK S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,960.83 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBECKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,960.69 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JAMES N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,960.65 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, ANGELA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,960.61 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, FRANCES E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,960.25 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERNESTO, JR Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $73,960.16 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINGOLD, LARRY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $73,960.12 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAMELA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,959.73 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, KEVIN T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,959.48 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIN, JENNIFER K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $73,959.30 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPPSTROM, JESSE K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,959.28 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,959.27 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JO ANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,959.26 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, CAROL F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,959.26 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCOLO, JOHN F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $73,959.08 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,958.41 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,958.31 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, BRYAN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,958.31 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, ANGELA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,958.15 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMISE, DANIEL Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,957.81 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,957.40 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, TERRY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,957.33 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KAREN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,957.32 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMOT, VERONICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,957.05 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, JAMES F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,957.02 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KENNETH JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $73,956.07 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, GERARDO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,955.29 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CINDY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,955.07 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULLS, ROBERT Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $73,955.02 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELVERTON, DEBRA J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,955.00 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARINI, AMY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,954.80 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, LEONARD D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,954.43 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, BRENT A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $73,954.36 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, TERESA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,954.04 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, MICHAEL R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $73,954.03 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, NICOLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,953.96 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, INGRID M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,953.33 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, DIANE R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,953.33 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, GENEVIEVE D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,953.33 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANDREW Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,953.33 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MEGAN E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,953.33 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, PATRICIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $73,952.42 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATOM, LORENZO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,952.37 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JOHN E, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,952.30 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SHANNON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,952.11 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KHALILAH L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,951.13 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, ALICIA Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $73,949.95 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, DIANE S Employer name Erie County Amount $73,949.79 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, ELIZABETH E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,949.47 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, INGRID U Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,949.46 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TROY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,949.07 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $73,949.05 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAST, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,948.57 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KELLY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,948.57 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,948.57 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBEE-TAYLOR, VERSINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,948.25 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRITTANY P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,947.43 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,946.64 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MARK A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $73,946.61 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, JULIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,946.49 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,946.39 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JUAN C Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $73,946.22 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, EDWARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,946.21 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXTER, NEIL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,945.26 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TRACI BETH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,945.19 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, CHARLES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,945.17 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,944.93 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, CHATREL D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,944.87 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOKS, EMILY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,944.78 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADE, YOLANDA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,944.36 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,944.08 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DIONNA C, MRS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,943.35 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, DEWAYNE D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,943.19 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARETTA, LOUIS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,942.74 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, SHARON D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $73,942.73 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,942.63 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASANTHAN, SHAJI K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,942.56 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERIGHI, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $73,942.32 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $73,942.21 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, PATRICIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $73,942.18 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XIAOHANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,941.65 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,941.32 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System