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 FRANCESE, FRANK B Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $73,111.12 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, NOLIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $73,110.97 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, MATTHEW M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,110.90 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, GREGORY D, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,110.62 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, RHONDA C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $73,110.58 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, THOMAS M Employer name S Tier West Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $73,110.41 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $73,110.38 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RE, VINCENT A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,110.37 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,109.79 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSSA, AL J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,109.78 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,109.33 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTHIE, LAURA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,109.14 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, TABASSUM Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,108.15 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBUCO, ANTHONY W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,107.85 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RANDY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,107.42 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DARRIN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,106.99 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DEVIN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,106.46 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARC J Employer name City of Utica Amount $73,106.46 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, DERYCK R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,106.41 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINI, LEONORA Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $73,106.24 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODLE-DOTSON, ALINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,105.95 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAFFI, TULA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,105.36 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHGRUND, MICHELLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,105.36 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,105.32 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMM, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,104.08 Date 05/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PETER Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,103.93 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RAYMOND T Employer name Greene County Amount $73,103.54 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $73,103.42 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,103.21 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Broome County Amount $73,102.86 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, ROBER J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,102.67 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $73,102.61 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIELLE, ELAINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $73,102.24 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHYZEL, KEVIN S Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $73,102.08 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GERALD W Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,102.07 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTADO, DIANNE D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,101.30 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, JAMES D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,101.29 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,100.72 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOCK, JEAN M Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $73,100.70 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $73,100.04 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANICE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,100.04 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, RENATA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,100.04 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,100.04 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, LUCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,100.04 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,100.00 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROW, JONATHAN N Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $73,099.95 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC, EMIL Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,099.69 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,099.54 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ARNOLD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,098.43 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRAED, JUSTIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,098.11 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, LONDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,097.90 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KEITH M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,097.80 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, LAURA H Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $73,097.57 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $73,097.16 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, DEREK J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,096.92 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNCE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,096.90 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEIDRE C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,096.57 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERE, CASSIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,096.51 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADOGAN, MICHELE S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,096.40 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, MARY-JO C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,096.13 Date 12/31/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CHAD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,096.11 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, ERIC R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,095.85 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, TERRY M Employer name City of Olean Amount $73,095.59 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELDING, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,095.57 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREAU, SANDRA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,095.45 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, FRANCIS E Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $73,095.34 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,094.93 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,094.37 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, JAMES M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $73,094.33 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTEDUCATI, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,094.32 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, AHMAD E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $73,094.17 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARROW, THEODORE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,093.93 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CHERYL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,093.62 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JEFFREY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,093.16 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,093.12 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, KATHERINE F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,092.47 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTA, DAWN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,092.47 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, MOLLY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,092.47 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, BURNETTE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,092.47 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GLORIA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,092.47 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,092.17 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, JOSEPH D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,092.11 Date 09/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSON, FRANK V Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,092.02 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LEE D Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,091.98 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INMAN, BRADLEY H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,091.98 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, JAY H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,091.59 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CRAIG C Employer name Albany County Amount $73,091.58 Date 11/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, KEVIN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $73,091.52 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, MICHELLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,090.57 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODIO, CARLOS A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,090.47 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SUSAN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,090.32 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, MARCY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,090.09 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $73,090.03 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, KHALID B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,089.80 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $73,088.33 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGER, KIMBERLY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,088.14 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABLOM, ERIK M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,088.12 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCARETTA, THOMAS J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,087.99 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKO, RYAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,087.44 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINIERO, JOSE C Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $73,087.38 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System