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 WALDRON, MARC Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,221.68 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOCH, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $73,220.39 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, MARK H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,220.33 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, KEITH D Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $73,219.86 Date 09/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAX, PATRICIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,219.69 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINZER, ERIN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,219.35 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOTON, JAMIE J Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $73,219.18 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, EDWARD P, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,217.83 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,217.56 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, LAURA J Employer name Town of Union Amount $73,217.56 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KAY G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,217.43 Date 09/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, LINDA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,216.80 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUGLIO, CAROL ANN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $73,216.78 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPP-HILTS, ASANTE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,216.56 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, PATRICIA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,216.50 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASON, ANDREA J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,216.50 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LOIS A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,216.50 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, ROBERT, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $73,216.50 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUZCELENIA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,216.50 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,216.50 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, MATTIE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,216.50 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAITTLI, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,216.37 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO-CASTANO, NEREIDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,216.37 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, SABRINA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,216.37 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, THOMAS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,216.36 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, TRACY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,216.16 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LORETTA L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $73,216.09 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUS, STEPHEN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,215.99 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, HECTOR L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,215.72 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, TALIA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $73,215.35 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,215.08 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEVA, BRANDON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,214.66 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTIER, LAURI E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,214.40 Date 06/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSHIA, THOMAS N Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,213.97 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESKI, MARIE C Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $73,212.93 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMAN, JASON J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,212.04 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, JEFFREY D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,211.85 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BENNIE, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,211.61 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, YESENIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,211.40 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENS, DARRELL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,211.27 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, LINDA S, MS Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $73,211.23 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBEREND, SHANE Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,211.23 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ROSEMARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,211.22 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,211.00 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HERBERTH G Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $73,210.93 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, TANISHA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,210.85 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUNA, BINTU Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,210.63 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, ANNA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,210.21 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, ARTHUR F, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,209.87 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CRAIG B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEBORO, JEWELL W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,209.60 Date 09/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DALE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/22/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLE, FREDERICK T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,209.60 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECCHIA, GENNARO Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKAS, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,209.60 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATLIN, LAWRENCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURPURA, JOHN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWY, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,209.60 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUPAW-HARRIS, TAMMY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CONLOY I Employer name Department of State Amount $73,209.60 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMONDO, VINCENT D Employer name Department of State Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, FAWZY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, HALA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, JOSE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASIRWATHAM, RAJA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, LYDIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAGAT, HEMENDRA V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTROS, JOSEPH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFILIPPIS, ROBERT C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ZOTTO, DINO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYAMFI, KWAKU A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, SELIG A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY-WATSON, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, MITCHELL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, GLENDA MARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJERLE, FRANK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, OWEN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBO, FRANCIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACE, JEFFREY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REODIQUE, EUFRECINIA U Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENKATACHALAM, PRABAKER K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULMAN, ELY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKERMAN, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAVID M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, BARRY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCATERRA, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, FLORENCE H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFALCO, TONI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSENDIONY, MOHAMED A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MARCELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, PEREZ Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BLAISE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, WEIRU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PRASAD Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOHNY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGAI, CHUIFONG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZZA, ROBERT K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System