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 POIRIER, RICHARD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,751.91 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMION, JEFFERY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,751.71 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRYAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,751.07 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, KATHRYN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $73,750.38 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACUNA, MANUEL J, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $73,750.32 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDOLA, PETER Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $73,750.31 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEWE, BONIFACE N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,750.23 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZERSZEN, ANITA B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,749.89 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,749.76 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, PHYLLIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,749.61 Date 09/01/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, LYMAN R, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,748.53 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISIO, JOHN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,747.84 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JERRY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,747.06 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMLAW, JUSTIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,746.85 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARZOHA, RONALD G Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,746.66 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHING, CHUNG BUN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,746.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,746.09 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, DAVID N Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $73,745.50 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SUMMER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,745.08 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOE W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $73,744.98 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CAROL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,744.41 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARK A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $73,744.07 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, SUSAN C Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $73,744.04 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, MICHELLE D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,743.88 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ELIZABETH U Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $73,743.59 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,743.32 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, PATRICK M Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $73,743.18 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORELLI, ELLEN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $73,743.17 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, VALERIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,743.07 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DONALD G Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $73,743.06 Date 10/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, BRIDGET M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,743.05 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, BRENDAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,743.00 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TO, SIUCHUI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,742.40 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVAGNO, ANGELA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $73,742.15 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSA, SHERINE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,741.37 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, STEVEN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,741.32 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SCOTT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $73,740.65 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, MATTHEW F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,740.59 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, PAMELA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $73,740.42 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATOR, ROXANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,740.16 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASDAY, PAUL S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $73,740.10 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRUCH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,740.09 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLOW, CAROL J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,739.09 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, THOMAS R Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,738.54 Date 09/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAESON, JOAN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,738.45 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGL, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Amount $73,738.22 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOSEPH, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,738.22 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARGARET E Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $73,736.75 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, PHILLIP S, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $73,736.70 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $73,736.57 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APOSTOLICO, ROSEANN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $73,735.82 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, PATTI-JO Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,735.77 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, THOMAS J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,735.03 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, KEVIN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,734.98 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPOSS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,734.86 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLE, BARBARA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,734.83 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEY, ANDREW G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,734.32 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RYAN P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $73,733.61 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEBOLD, SCOTT A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $73,733.47 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELAND, CAMILLE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,733.34 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, JOESPH T Employer name Town of Gates Amount $73,733.32 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMILIA, NICHOLAS T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $73,733.21 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, JAY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,733.18 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ERIN E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $73,733.14 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SAM K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,732.92 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSETTA, DENNIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,732.82 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,732.36 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAMES P Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,732.36 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, MEI H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,732.13 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARROW, JEFFREY M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,732.02 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, JOSHUA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,731.40 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GRACY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,730.51 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, KEITH B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,729.97 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLA, MELISSA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,729.86 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, GREGORY P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,729.81 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLVEY, KATHERINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,729.74 Date 03/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,729.72 Date 12/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, VIRGINIA I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,729.66 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,729.48 Date 10/19/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEONE, MELISSA G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,729.19 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TOBIAS P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,728.99 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPP, SHAWN M Employer name City of Corning Amount $73,728.88 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEKHON, HARMANDEEP S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,728.81 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNOM, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,728.78 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, SUSAN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,728.72 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ALEXANDER G, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,728.62 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANEY, BRENDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,728.52 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JULIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,727.92 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $73,727.48 Date 11/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, LAWRENCE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,726.75 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, GARY J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $73,726.60 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKLIK, JOSEPH F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,726.43 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, LESLIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,726.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,726.29 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGELOSI, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,726.17 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, TIA T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $73,726.06 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ANDY A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,726.03 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEROLF, DONALD R Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,725.96 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,725.63 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARGO, SCARLETT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,725.36 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System