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 FRALEIGH, JEFF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,450.09 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, ANDREW P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $73,449.36 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NEIDA LIZA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $73,448.61 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, JAMES F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,448.59 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,448.37 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOHN N, JR Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $73,448.32 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, GLENN E Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $73,448.12 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DAURYNE M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $73,447.98 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,447.88 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, NANCY G Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,447.40 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATT, MARY H Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,447.20 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLING, TRACEY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $73,447.08 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHKENAZY, JILLIAN K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,447.00 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDETTA, MICHELE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,446.57 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEHM, CHARLES C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,446.56 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ANDREA G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,446.23 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AARON J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,446.02 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, LAMAR Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $73,445.75 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JORGE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,445.68 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, SUZANNE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $73,445.63 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, MARSHA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,445.52 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, RITA Q Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $73,445.41 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOSPE, BRIAN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,444.49 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ANNETTE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,444.30 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENSKI, GWEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,444.26 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,444.26 Date 07/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,443.81 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $73,443.34 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLERSCHMIDT, WILLIAM W Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,443.24 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, MARTHA N Employer name Department of State Amount $73,443.24 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASHION, MARIA C Employer name Education Department Amount $73,443.24 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCE, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,443.24 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHERINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,443.24 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, CINDY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,443.24 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,443.24 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, PATRICK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,443.24 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, JEFFREY W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,443.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NISHA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,443.24 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLLEEN R Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $73,443.24 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SHAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,443.24 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, MICHAEL D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,443.23 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, TONYA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $73,442.90 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, KIM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,442.66 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN J Employer name Oswego County Amount $73,442.46 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,442.36 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTER, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,442.15 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, CAROLINE Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $73,441.95 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, RAYMOND P, SR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,441.00 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,440.40 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGSTEIN, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $73,440.04 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, JAMES P Employer name Brookhaven Fire District Amount $73,440.00 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, ROBERT E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,440.00 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYCROFT, JAMES F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,439.69 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, JOAN M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $73,439.07 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATAILLE, MAX, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,438.91 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIGH, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,438.60 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJSAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,438.48 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIE, NANCY S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,438.18 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,438.16 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, CHANTEL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,438.08 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRS, MARY T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $73,438.08 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SHEILA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,437.80 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, FRANK L, IV Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,437.66 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,437.38 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, LISA Employer name Erie County Amount $73,437.29 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, JOHN A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $73,437.23 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MATTHEW L Employer name Wayne County Amount $73,436.83 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, DANIEL C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,436.33 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,435.75 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, WILLIAM Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $73,435.31 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, GENE P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,435.23 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MARYELLEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,435.15 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,435.07 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILOR, DANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,434.63 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERSON, MAVIA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, JOSEPH M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, AVRIL E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,434.34 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, CURTIS A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLLA, KAREN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $73,434.34 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, RICHARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROTNIKOV, ALEXANDER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,434.34 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ARTHUR Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $73,434.34 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BINOY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, OBAFEMI A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $73,434.34 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SAJI N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,434.34 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETTE, KEITH R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,433.98 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, DIANE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,433.82 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DEREK E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,433.72 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELDON, ALLISON Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $73,433.62 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSEN, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,433.26 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,432.32 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, GEORGE J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,432.32 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDA, LINDSAY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,432.32 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,432.32 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFE, ADAM Z Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,432.32 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWER, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,432.32 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DENISE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,432.32 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, IESHA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,432.23 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, PATRICE W Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,432.14 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIGNET, HELENE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,432.04 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System