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 REISER, CAROL L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $73,472.93 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRCHANSKY, JOSEPH M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,472.91 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MATTHEW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,472.88 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,472.88 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, ANTHONY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,472.88 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,472.88 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBORN, ERIC M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,472.88 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, JACOB W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,472.70 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANZ, CARL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,472.45 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,472.36 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JEAN C Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,472.14 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDI, TAMI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,471.84 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, OLIVE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $73,471.84 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, JENNIFER N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,471.84 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,471.84 Date 10/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ANDREW D Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,471.68 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MORALES D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,471.62 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,471.49 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DEXTER Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,470.70 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREW, EUGENE F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,470.56 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,470.54 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,469.92 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, KENNETH B Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,469.75 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLERY, JANE E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $73,469.51 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,468.98 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, LLOYD F Employer name Warren County Amount $73,468.56 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, RICHARD M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,468.38 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMINIAN, ZOHREH Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $73,468.20 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,468.02 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JEREMY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,467.95 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLKMAR, CHRISTINE K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,467.95 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EDGAR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,467.52 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, MARTIN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,467.30 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, ADAM M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $73,467.22 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, PATRICK J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,466.72 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, CHRISTINE H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $73,466.36 Date 06/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESKILL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $73,466.18 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCHER, NORMAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,466.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDA, ROBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,465.90 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONOU, AUGER N Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,465.16 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBICKI, DAVID C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,464.46 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVER, JAMES P Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $73,464.41 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULIN-CARTER, LUCIANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,464.23 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, JAY N Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $73,463.79 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISE, SUSAN C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,463.58 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENE, JOSEPH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,463.42 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,463.17 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JEFFREY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,463.12 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, MATTHEW Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $73,462.72 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORINI, JAMES M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $73,462.59 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIZARDO, ROSARIO R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,462.17 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, ROBERT G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,462.02 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $73,461.94 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHANE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,461.65 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRRIS, DANIELLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,461.49 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAZZO, JOHN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,461.20 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIETRA, DONNA M LINHARES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,461.18 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, BRIAN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,461.18 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICURSI, LEWIS Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $73,460.79 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MELISSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,460.75 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, CHRISTINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,460.66 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, VERNEL U Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,460.38 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKBRIDGE, CLARK H Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,459.62 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALFONSI, ROSA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,459.12 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,458.82 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,458.44 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JESSICA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,457.98 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANTHONY J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $73,457.81 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERESA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,457.08 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $73,456.98 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORRARO, DAWN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,456.96 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $73,456.94 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,456.85 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARCHA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $73,456.77 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, LORIANE A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,456.60 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, KOREY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,455.96 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT-WARD, PATRICIA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,455.56 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFA, JASON G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,454.78 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DAVID A, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,453.98 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, RONALD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,453.42 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZICKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,453.38 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORN, JEANETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,453.37 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAN, ROBERT M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,453.25 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JITH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,453.24 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALFRED W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,452.90 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,452.69 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LILLIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,452.69 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, STACY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,452.57 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DARRELL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,452.43 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, JOSEPH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,452.24 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENBERGER, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,452.21 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, DEANNA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,451.81 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, VALERIE T Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $73,451.56 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, JACK M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $73,450.69 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, NATALYA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,450.50 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,450.44 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIGNER, RENEE B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,450.33 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, AMY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,450.33 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, TASHA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,450.29 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, BRANDY L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,450.17 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System