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 ROONEY, NICOLE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,803.73 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,803.73 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOANNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $73,803.66 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LON M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $73,803.45 Date 12/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, LANA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,803.16 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JENNIFER D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,802.75 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON-CLARK, LAURA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,802.67 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID E, JR Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $73,802.59 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALLIFORD, SEYDONIE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $73,802.50 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRMAN, RORI M Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $73,801.97 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZOK, THOMAS D Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,801.88 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRADO, KATHLEEN F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,801.63 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,800.03 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, MAURICE H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,799.98 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIESKI, LORRAINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,799.98 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONSEN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $73,799.95 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Erie County Amount $73,799.65 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILE, JOSEPH G Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $73,799.48 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSINGER, KAREN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,799.18 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, OMAR Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $73,798.96 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, NICHOLAS W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,798.94 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTAPIAK, DANIEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,798.72 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, WARREN D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,798.36 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, EILEEN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $73,798.16 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNS, ARTHUR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,797.85 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, NIRIT BETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,797.85 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRSCHAFT, ARTHUR A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $73,797.55 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DANIEL C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,797.50 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM T Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $73,796.92 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, ASHLEY L Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $73,796.84 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, RORY K Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,796.36 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROY H Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $73,796.35 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILEMAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,796.14 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Oneida Amount $73,796.11 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CONRAD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,795.94 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKCHIEF, TAWNY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,795.86 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, JENNELL L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,795.11 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DONALD W Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $73,794.87 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, LEE E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,794.82 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, JASON Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,794.76 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEBURGH, CAROLINE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,794.62 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SUREASH R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,794.60 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSAN, KAREN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,794.51 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZYCKI, KRISTIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $73,794.16 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, STEVEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,793.93 Date 07/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTERMEIER, JOHN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,793.72 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, MARK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,793.58 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, CHRISTOPHER R, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,793.36 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $73,793.09 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, JAMES R Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $73,793.02 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, FRANCIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,792.87 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERS, TOKIESHA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,792.84 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JOHN E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,792.56 Date 07/10/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, KEVIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,792.16 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, PETER G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,791.94 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY-DANIELS, JOANN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $73,791.90 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BARRY N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,791.87 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-MADDEN, CHARMAIN D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,791.46 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, DIANE E Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,790.89 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EMLYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $73,790.44 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, JENNIFER L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $73,790.26 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DAVID J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,790.10 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, HOWARD T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,789.98 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETELL, RANDY A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,789.96 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOVAZZO, LAURA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,789.74 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, SANTA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,789.61 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, LISA A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,789.53 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, ELIZABETH H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,788.91 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, TODD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,788.44 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, GEORGE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,788.32 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, DAVID L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $73,788.20 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,787.74 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLENBERGER, WILLIAM F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $73,787.71 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PEDRO M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $73,787.66 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JILL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,787.59 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ARIANN N Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $73,787.39 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, MICHELE, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $73,786.74 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANGELA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $73,784.63 Date 02/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELBANO, MARIA G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,784.22 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $73,783.85 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, ZACHARY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,783.53 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHRISTINE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,783.18 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, SAMUEL Employer name Erie County Amount $73,782.96 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SCOTT J Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $73,782.85 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, FRANK R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $73,782.80 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-ALVAREZ, CHARLOTTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,782.80 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, THOMAS Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,782.62 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, EMILY J Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $73,782.09 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, VALERIE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,781.94 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTHAM, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $73,781.94 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANAR, TYLER J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,781.90 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, JO-ANN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,781.69 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,781.68 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, GISHA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,781.06 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, FRANCIS A, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,780.88 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,780.73 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROTA, TERRY L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $73,780.54 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,780.36 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTINO, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,780.17 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOCKEL, ROLAND J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $73,779.90 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System