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 SMITH, FRANCIS C, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $73,067.98 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADWELL, KATHERINE L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $73,067.59 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, DALILA I Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $73,067.28 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRAPOWITZKY, JOHN W Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $73,067.23 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, LINDA H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,067.23 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, THERESE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,067.02 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABY, BRIAN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,067.01 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, JANET Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,067.01 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SANDRA G Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $73,066.65 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMES D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,066.14 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, GEORGE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,065.74 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PETER A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,065.13 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRHOL-CLARKE, BRITT J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,064.86 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,064.46 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIOUS, DAVID Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $73,064.24 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WAYNE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,063.27 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRASOLE, LISA M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $73,063.09 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, HEATHER M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,063.03 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SUSAN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,062.97 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPKIEWICZ, KYLE W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,062.96 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, JOSEPH A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $73,062.94 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOVSKAYA, RAISSA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,062.86 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,062.79 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, JASON P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,062.37 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUANNO, ANTONIO Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $73,062.08 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DENNIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,062.03 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, DANIEL C Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,061.91 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEINWEBER, SANDRA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,060.87 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,060.71 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENY, MEI K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,060.71 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN D, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $73,060.42 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADALATO, JASON J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,060.15 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR CHRYS, LUCINDA S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,060.00 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PAUL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,059.85 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIKISSOON, JEET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,059.76 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, BRADFIELD D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,059.34 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JANET A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,059.29 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEL, TERRY J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,059.22 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NATTEN, CHARLES E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $73,058.70 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BLAINE W Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $73,058.65 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, ROSALIE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $73,058.49 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, JAMES A, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,058.28 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BEAU, DAVID J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,057.93 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, SHEILA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,057.68 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, DAWN MARIE Employer name Albany County Amount $73,057.19 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUARBE, BIANCA I Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,056.53 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, AMY R Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,056.26 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO-QUEZADA, LUCILA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,056.09 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO-ARANDA, KAMU-TIERE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,055.78 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINGUINA, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,055.28 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMSTETTER, JOHN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,055.04 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARLING, PAULETTE V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,054.85 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANI, AIKO Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,054.85 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JOSEPH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,054.80 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBELL, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $73,054.74 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZER, TIFFANY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,054.52 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKUJUO, FRANCIS C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,054.52 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRANANDANI, SUSHILA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,054.52 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, RICHARD R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,054.40 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $73,054.29 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONG, ANN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $73,054.18 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, BRIAN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $73,053.60 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, LESLIE J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $73,053.51 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JANINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,053.20 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROMONA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,053.01 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONWE, LAWRENCE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,053.01 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, ARTHUR H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,052.90 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCIARDI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $73,052.46 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,052.34 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $73,052.24 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, KENNETH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,052.10 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, BARRY W Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $73,051.66 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, EVELYN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,051.19 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, DEXTER S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,051.10 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, LESLIE A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,050.90 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERO, DANIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,050.67 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, KATHRYN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,049.94 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SHANNON P Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $73,049.86 Date 08/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARINO, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,049.80 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,049.71 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, PAUL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,049.68 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELL, PHILLIP A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,049.08 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, THOMAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,048.75 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, DANIEL M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,048.67 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAUL C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,048.56 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $73,048.45 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, TYWON K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,048.38 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,048.33 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DANIEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,048.30 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, LINDA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,048.14 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANVILLE, EDWARD D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,047.62 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOSEPH L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,047.34 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAITSHOLTS, MITCHELL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,047.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,047.26 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONOVAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,047.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, CORALINE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,047.26 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPTOULIS, STEPHEN N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,047.26 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, DIANE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,047.24 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHUNTS, OLGA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,047.15 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, SEAN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,046.94 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System