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 PINTO, GERARD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, ALAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, KENNETH L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, MARK I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSTER, ARNOLD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAROLD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, NELSON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, BETH R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTTAM, SUNNY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, CHETWYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, GEORGE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, RODERICK Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CLAYTON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEN, LEWIS C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,209.60 Date 07/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIGHORO, FRENCH O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MAXINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLIN, GEORGES A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ERMA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 09/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDON, HAZEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MADELEINE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASIMATIS, PETER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINARIWALA, MUKESH C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE, MARVIN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GEOFFREY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, MICHAEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WILLIAM R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS F, III Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, ANNEMARIE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, WISDOM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,209.60 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDINI, EDWIN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,209.60 Date 01/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERICIAU, JOSEPH Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,209.60 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Chester Amount $73,209.40 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDEL, FARIFTEH Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,209.09 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMMER, CLIFFORD J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $73,209.00 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DANIELLE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,208.82 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITZMAN, KEITH A Employer name Village of Alden Amount $73,208.47 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,208.28 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOKROLLAHI, AMIR K Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $73,208.04 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNI-ADIGUN, MARIAM A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,207.86 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERTON, SPENCER C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,207.70 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, DANIEL S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,207.52 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANFU, WILFRED M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABY, JOSE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIMLIM, MEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, ANA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFER, JEANETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 01/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSHADHAM, DAKSHA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-AMOUR, RENEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,207.52 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, MARC D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,207.52 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,207.52 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,207.30 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, CRAIG Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $73,206.90 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, JOAN E HANDLER Employer name Education Department Amount $73,206.83 Date 03/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, KAREN L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $73,206.81 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JAY M Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $73,205.78 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICK D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,205.72 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, STEVEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,205.67 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MOLLY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,205.67 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, JOSEPH P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,205.63 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,205.53 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, GIANNI Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $73,205.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, GENNARO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,205.16 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GRADY Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,205.16 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITMAN, GENRIYETTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,204.98 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISTOWSKI, TINA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,204.94 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNE, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $73,204.86 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIKOWSKI, GREGORY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,204.82 Date 08/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SHAMROOL Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $73,204.82 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, DEANNE L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,204.81 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, PETER D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,204.72 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPO, DAVID Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,204.65 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANDREA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,204.46 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, EILEEN A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,204.12 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLESIS, ANGELO P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,203.84 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, GEOFFREY G Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $73,203.77 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XAVIER, SANTHOSH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,203.39 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, EUKEITHA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,203.39 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LEE ANDREW J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,203.18 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TARA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,202.98 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKE, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $73,202.39 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIEI, ANTHONY A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,202.25 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CRAIG C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,202.10 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, PATRICK T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,201.56 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEWSKI, SALEM A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,201.55 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, CAROLINE Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,201.00 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,200.97 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,200.92 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, THEODORE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,200.31 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARRICK B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,200.21 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, JAMES F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,199.95 Date 06/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, THOMAS J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,199.46 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHERIE L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,199.43 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEMI, THOMAS Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $73,199.25 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, MELINDA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,199.16 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, GINA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,199.16 Date 08/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,199.09 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ADAM L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,198.97 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System