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 BURCH, JEREMY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,725.27 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CLAYTON D Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,724.58 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENIA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,724.39 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHAUN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $73,724.19 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO-ARTUZ, GINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,723.95 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBUN, ANTONIO W Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,723.95 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, THERESA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,723.81 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULETSOS, GREGORY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,723.73 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, ADAM M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $73,723.44 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, DOREEN ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $73,723.38 Date 07/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, KELLY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,723.24 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BRIAN W Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $73,723.00 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOSTOLAKES, JAMES Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,722.74 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHE, JOHN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,722.20 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RICHARD Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $73,721.60 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EURANDA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,721.02 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURO, JULIAN B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,720.85 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, GREGORY W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,720.79 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, MARIA P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,720.48 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, DONALD Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $73,719.70 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BRIAN J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $73,719.05 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VALERIE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,719.03 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, TRISTA B Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $73,719.00 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, ERIC J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,718.82 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, OSCAR A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,718.31 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, RONALD S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,718.06 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, KRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,717.94 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPP, LESLIE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,717.59 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, LEON H Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,717.52 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZODAN, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,717.12 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, MELINDA D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $73,717.09 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EDNA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,716.70 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUS, RENELLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,716.36 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DENNIS P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,716.23 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,714.92 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAREY, JAMES P, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,714.51 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBEKE, KAI Y Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,714.40 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, DARREN R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,714.30 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, HAROLD D, II Employer name Livingston County Amount $73,714.28 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, THOMAS Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,714.03 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYWARA, REGINA S Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $73,713.74 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDWORTH, NINA F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,713.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,713.69 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LAUREN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,713.69 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBORAH E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,713.33 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SCOTT D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,712.72 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, MATTHEW T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $73,712.44 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MARY L Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $73,712.36 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JOANN Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $73,712.27 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JAMARL K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,712.17 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOW, MARK Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,711.94 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIANO, LORI Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $73,711.74 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, LISA M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $73,711.63 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,711.58 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TODD M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,711.53 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAZRAKI, GAIL Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,711.36 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYFUS, KURT Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $73,711.30 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAY, TYSON N Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $73,710.95 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, WEIBEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,710.47 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, JOSEPH L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,710.41 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFSHAR, TAIMOUR H Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $73,710.36 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ROBERT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,710.19 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, GREGORY B Employer name Hyde Park Libr Dist Amount $73,710.12 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, RICHARD D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,709.81 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIETRI, MARK Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $73,709.56 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, AMY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBLER, PETER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO-SCHLOTTERER, MAUREEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOLD, MICHAEL T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, COLLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, JEANINE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,709.33 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SUSAN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,709.33 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLMEYER, DEBORAH B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,709.33 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWIE, JOHN K Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $73,708.80 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BARBARA A Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $73,708.06 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, W DAVID Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $73,707.51 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUIN, BEATRICE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,707.50 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JEANEEN M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $73,707.50 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRUCE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,707.50 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, DEBBY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEPHANIE C Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, FREDERICK K Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, FRANCES K Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CYNTHIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY C Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, NANCY J Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 05/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWETT, PATRICIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LORI A Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CYNTHIA E Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, ANDREW S Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARLENE Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, PAUL Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SUE ANNE R Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DOUGLAS W Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAN, ELAINE C Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUKU, AGRON Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANEY, ALLAN W Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 04/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, CATHIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, KELLY S Employer name Education Department Amount $73,707.50 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System