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 MALLON, MARCUS S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $73,363.40 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMES D Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $73,363.08 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, CAROL A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,362.12 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DARREN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,360.85 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WENDY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,360.83 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEVEN P Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $73,359.68 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPY, PHILIP J Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $73,359.34 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELEWSKI, GREGORY B Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $73,358.89 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD J, III Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,358.82 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARI-ELLEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $73,358.80 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, ROBERT W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,358.66 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSCHIK, PAUL A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,358.42 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCETT, KEVIN R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,358.41 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCONE, PAUL W Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $73,357.72 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, LISA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,357.57 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $73,357.54 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, LISA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $73,357.39 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAI, WATARU Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $73,357.33 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTFI, JEFFREY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $73,357.06 Date 01/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZELL, RONALD S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,356.37 Date 02/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GREGORY D Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $73,356.22 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUANA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,355.88 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIRAKIDIS, HARRIET Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,355.87 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,355.87 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TONY R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,355.32 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORO, VICTOR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,355.02 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, DORIS Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $73,354.78 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $73,354.78 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, SARAH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,353.39 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATANIA, GEORGE T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,352.88 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISER, RONALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $73,352.68 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JASON S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,352.41 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,351.85 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAVID S Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,351.61 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COOK, ERIC D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,351.19 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,351.03 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEEVER, NANETTE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,350.94 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARSE, LISA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,350.82 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $73,350.41 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JAY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,349.97 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELKER, AMY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,349.96 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIA, ANITA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,349.85 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, MAXWELL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,349.09 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ITESHIA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,348.96 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,348.96 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, MARYJEAN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $73,348.77 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTARELLI, CRAIG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,348.75 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKARTSIARIS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $73,348.53 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRICKOVICH, ANDREA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,348.10 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBSCH, PAUL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,347.90 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,346.60 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,346.60 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRADLEY P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $73,346.55 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JARED M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,346.52 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBIN, SIDNEY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,346.52 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JULIO Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $73,346.47 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, ERIC A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,346.46 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AMY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,345.92 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYHOCKI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,345.53 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, EDWARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,345.50 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHBIHLER HIGMAN, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $73,345.30 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, JOSHUA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,344.85 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,344.64 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,344.17 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, KAREN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $73,344.09 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEPHANIE R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,343.70 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTI, MARLO L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,343.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEA, CARLO F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,343.55 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOSKY, WILLIAM A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,343.43 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, JAMES F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $73,343.14 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, JEFFREY C Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $73,343.08 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,342.86 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, TYRA C Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,342.74 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JUDITH L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,340.68 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, KATHE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,340.60 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULFARO, DOREEN A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,340.53 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTEVANT, BRIAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,340.40 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFIELD, RYAN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,340.00 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAMB, NICOLE I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,339.98 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JASON E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,339.93 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,339.90 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEN, DAVID A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,339.90 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,339.90 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MOLLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $73,339.90 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,339.90 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, SUZANNE B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,339.90 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNS, ALICIA Y Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $73,339.90 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, JESSE L Employer name Erie County Amount $73,339.50 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, VICTOR N Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,339.42 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACH, MELODY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,338.97 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, PAMELA J Employer name Warren County Amount $73,338.57 Date 01/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, EDUARDO, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,337.22 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANGELA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,337.18 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, EDWARD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,337.17 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLKES, COREY A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $73,337.08 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILDINE, ROBERT K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,336.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, REGINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,336.80 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, PAUL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,336.80 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY ELLEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,336.80 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSCHKE, KATHRYN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,336.42 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System