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 KASS, LAURA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,293.48 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALT, KATHLEEN Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $73,293.41 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLEN, FERNANDO A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,293.26 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SPALDING P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,293.25 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, DIANE Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $73,293.13 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $73,292.88 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,292.69 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CARLA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,292.15 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, BENITA R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,291.99 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, JASON A Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $73,291.86 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SEAN PATRICK Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $73,291.35 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, JAMES R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,291.26 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORZENIEWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,291.26 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,291.24 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, IVETT L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,290.70 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, DEBORAH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,290.70 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAINE, BEVIN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,290.62 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, ANDREW Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,290.62 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMBOONCHAJ, VIRIYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,290.62 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,290.61 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERMANN, BETHANNE M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $73,290.61 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MATTHEW T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,290.56 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,290.22 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES H, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,290.19 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESSE, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,290.03 Date 05/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGA, JANET B Employer name Education Department Amount $73,289.87 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICO, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $73,289.67 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADORS, PATRICIA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,289.19 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHERIN P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $73,289.15 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,288.50 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ALAN F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,288.28 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,288.24 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DEBBIE S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,288.02 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, ANGELA D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,288.02 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ANN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,287.20 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Middletown Amount $73,286.87 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EMILY M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $73,286.72 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, MITCHELL W Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $73,286.62 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, EMELY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,286.29 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JASON S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,285.73 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, ROBERT J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $73,285.56 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, CHRISTINE W Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,284.59 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, STANLEY S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,284.58 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, STEVEN A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $73,284.55 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CLOTUS Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,284.44 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, DENISE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,284.37 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIERMUTH, DENNIS C Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $73,284.17 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARELLI, SUSAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,284.09 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, ERICA T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,284.09 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZA, TRINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,283.86 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPIEC, HEATHER Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,283.86 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,283.61 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DANIELLE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,283.56 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, JASON M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,282.91 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JO ANNA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,282.56 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JAMES C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,282.55 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LEONARD W J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,282.52 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RALPH G, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $73,282.22 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTON, REGINALD T C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $73,282.16 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,281.76 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, TIMOTHY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,281.34 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOICE, DENISHA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,281.21 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JAMES P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,280.72 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, WENDY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,280.67 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, PATRICK M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,280.21 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, RICK A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,280.11 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILA, HELGA V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,280.07 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKENBACKER, LAWAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,279.37 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODOO, PATRICE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,279.28 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,279.18 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEFALO, MARLA S Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $73,279.04 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,279.01 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $73,278.96 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKNEY, CORWIN J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $73,278.84 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENYIN, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,278.76 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BENJAMIN G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,278.75 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ESTHER M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,278.43 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,278.16 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, ANNAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,278.01 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $73,277.47 Date 03/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSIAK, IWONA A Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $73,277.44 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUITIERI, VINCENT N Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $73,277.41 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JESSICA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,277.34 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLANT, JACQUELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,277.30 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DOUGLAS T Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,276.73 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALI, ABDULLAHI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,276.11 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JESSICA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,275.92 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WERT, JOHN H Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,275.13 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $73,273.32 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, DANIEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,273.12 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, CARMINE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,272.09 Date 01/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, RANDY Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $73,270.99 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, JAMES G Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $73,270.99 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, KIMBERLEY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,270.49 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPWALD, MAURICE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,269.78 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARVIN H Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $73,269.72 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHNEIDER, ELENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,269.69 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,269.66 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, LORNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,269.16 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, KYLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $73,269.10 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System