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 WHITE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $73,571.88 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, WILLIAM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,571.76 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBLATT, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,571.52 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, WENDY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,571.04 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, DAVID B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,570.08 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEVEN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,569.39 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, MARK C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,569.27 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICOLE D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,569.18 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPENBERG, TRACEY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,568.70 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, SCOTT A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,568.46 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKOWSKI, THOMAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,568.45 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, PEDRO J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,568.31 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HOWARD W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $73,568.17 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, ANGELA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,568.03 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THOMAS Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,567.90 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOULTRY, DIANE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,567.85 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, THOMAS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,566.80 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBEL, STANLEY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,566.72 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DHANRAJ, DWARKA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $73,566.31 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, ROBERT B Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $73,565.86 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHOMB, JEREMY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,565.40 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLAWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $73,564.87 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICHUK, ALEX A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,564.29 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROCHKIN, VLADIMIR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,564.22 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZER, DIANE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,563.84 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, NIKEISHA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,563.62 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, CHAD M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $73,563.44 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUCKREIER, MICHAEL K Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,563.18 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAXANIAN, VINCENT J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,562.85 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,562.73 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER-CLARK, BARBARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,562.55 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUTA, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,562.16 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,561.52 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $73,561.47 Date 03/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JACK A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,561.42 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,560.88 Date 11/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, JOEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,560.76 Date 11/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLISH, JOHN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,560.75 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, WILLIAM K Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $73,560.15 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, VINCENT Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,559.48 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKOWSKI, SCOTT J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $73,559.19 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIO, LORRAINE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,558.96 Date 11/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSINO, DONALD F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,558.80 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEY, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,558.61 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JO MARIE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,557.98 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, DANIEL V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,557.70 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $73,557.58 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHAS-DEWAGHE, FRANCOIS G Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,557.54 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARANTANO, ANNE T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,557.48 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DENNIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,557.10 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,557.09 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $73,557.01 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAWN, CAROLYN T Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $73,556.86 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, RUBEN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,556.85 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,556.34 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, TIMMY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,556.07 Date 05/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENRICK Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,555.91 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHAWN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,555.80 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNGOUDT, ROBERT N Employer name City of Cortland Amount $73,555.73 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIN, RYAN P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,554.77 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTRUSITIS, ROSE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $73,554.49 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, GREGORY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,554.33 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDULICH, JANICE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,554.20 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, DONALD D Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $73,552.51 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, STEVEN C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $73,552.39 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, DALE J, II Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,552.20 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, NORMAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,551.89 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,551.77 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-MATOS, CARMEN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $73,551.40 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,551.24 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, STUART S Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $73,550.90 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BERNARDO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,550.88 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, ZACHARY E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,550.75 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,550.62 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, NANCY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,550.25 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,550.10 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDLEY, KEITH B JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,549.89 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARGARET C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,549.84 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $73,549.72 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,549.49 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHASIN, SCOTT D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $73,549.23 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAY, BEVERLY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,548.74 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, YVONNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,548.02 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,547.95 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPINIAN, CHRISTINE S Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $73,547.91 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, CHESTER A, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,547.78 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,547.37 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, JACOB F Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,546.58 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANGELIQUE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,545.90 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIOSCIA, VINCENT M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,545.38 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,545.23 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BRIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,545.23 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, ANGEL W Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $73,545.21 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSCHNEIDER, ROBERT L Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,545.14 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRITZ, LEWIS S Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $73,544.66 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK M Employer name Broome County Amount $73,544.64 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CRAIG A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $73,544.63 Date 03/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADGATE, KEVIN E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,544.59 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAST, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $73,544.55 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHETTI-ZEOLI, BRENDA J Employer name Broome County Amount $73,544.27 Date 04/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System