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 COURT, ROBERT P Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $73,877.40 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Holley Amount $73,877.00 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,876.94 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAVID G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,876.25 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SHEENA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,876.16 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, EUGENE R Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $73,875.89 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, KHATUNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,875.88 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ROBERT P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,875.62 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENISE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,875.62 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, GEORGE F Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,875.11 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,874.79 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SALVATORE, COLLEEN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $73,874.55 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SCOTT A Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,873.85 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDARO, CARL P, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,873.51 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARK DANIEL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,873.32 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, JOHN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,873.16 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCOCO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,873.08 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHEA, ALICE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,872.83 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIER, THOMAS E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,872.68 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,872.44 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, DONNA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,872.43 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,872.30 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORTO, EVELYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,872.30 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCANEGRA, ALVARO Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $73,872.00 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHARON Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,871.28 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, BARBARA R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,871.12 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JOSEPH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,871.01 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASHI, SAGAR R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,870.96 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIHAR, KARANJIT S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,870.96 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWHNE, JASMINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,870.96 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, KEVIN T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $73,870.72 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, TINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,870.26 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITA, MARY C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $73,869.97 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERKOWSKI, MARIE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $73,869.94 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTING, GLENN F Employer name Yates County Amount $73,869.78 Date 03/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, LINDEN I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,869.70 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,869.22 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZ, GREGORY I Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $73,869.17 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, PETER J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,868.95 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,868.85 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, BETHANY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,868.66 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, GEORGE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,868.26 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, EDMUND D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,868.26 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISCA, MATTHEW V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,868.26 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, RITA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,868.26 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGAN, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,868.09 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, DIANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $73,867.83 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, JOAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,867.63 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DONNA D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,866.70 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVECCHIA, GREGORY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,866.61 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, SHAUN C Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $73,866.32 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, DEBRA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,866.00 Date 02/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,865.10 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUCZA, PATRICIA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,864.58 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSTROH, DIANE M Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $73,864.26 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHI, ROBYN K Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,863.99 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBIN, SINISA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,863.51 Date 10/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPERTORIO, CATHERINE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,863.17 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEHAN-MURPHY, EILEEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,862.98 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, RENEE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,862.90 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, CHRISTINA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,862.56 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARISSA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,862.50 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTEIN, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,862.46 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, CATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,862.46 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, STACEY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,861.90 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONIA, KEVIN F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,861.44 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULGHAM, SHAUNE M, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,860.99 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,860.97 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, STEVEN F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $73,860.30 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JUSTIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $73,860.04 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNARTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,859.83 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,859.68 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, MOLLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,859.64 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CLAUDIA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,859.55 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, HANS J Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,859.51 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $73,859.24 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MADELINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,859.14 Date 08/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LUCAS V Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,858.77 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, DEBORAH D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,858.63 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BRENDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,857.44 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,857.37 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECOR, TAMMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,857.00 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZMAN-WATSON, ADRIANN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,856.90 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JAMES F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,856.90 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTAS, DANIEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,856.90 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNEMANN, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,856.79 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WODICKA, CHARLES Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $73,856.71 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, PETER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,856.65 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RUTH ANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,856.45 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOY, ROBERT R Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,856.29 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRK, ROBERT G Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $73,856.28 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, BRIAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,856.18 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,855.86 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, CRIS-SANDRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,855.74 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, MARK S Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $73,855.74 Date 07/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOKE, JOHN W Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,855.66 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, JAMES F Employer name City of Utica Amount $73,854.87 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, BRADLEY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,854.13 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MICHAEL, III Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,853.97 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTILLETTA, ROSE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,853.83 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System