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 DOZIER-OWENS, SHERI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,046.90 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JAMES F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,046.76 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, NADINE S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $73,046.51 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, WILLIAM B, III Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $73,046.40 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JAMES F, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,046.33 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTERER, HOLLY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,046.18 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBORAH Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,046.10 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, SONIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,046.00 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSISS, DOUGLAS A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $73,045.63 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOBBE, MARIO A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $73,045.52 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDRONI, MARY LOU Employer name Court of Claims Amount $73,045.36 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, LU ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, JANICE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMBO, MARIANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LAURA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, CAROL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KIMBERLY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, SHERYL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBERKA, SUSAN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, EFFE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JUDITH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 08/29/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, SILVANA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, SUZANNE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERTA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,045.36 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDIGE, CAROL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ-KNOX, DAWN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPAN, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,045.36 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOWSKI, MICHAEL B Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $73,045.25 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,045.16 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERBENTZ, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $73,045.01 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, MARY-JO Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $73,044.75 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASPINA, LINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,044.67 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATUSCH, CRAIG P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,044.26 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMMAR, REBECCA J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $73,044.18 Date 01/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURNESS, ADRIENNE Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $73,044.00 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, DANNY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,043.53 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLY, DAVID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,043.02 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, KIM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,042.84 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARGOT S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,042.84 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBIN, ERIK S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,042.59 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINDT, DIANE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,041.65 Date 05/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,041.63 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MARIAN H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $73,041.43 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOJNOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,041.16 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOISETTE, COURTNEY V Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $73,040.82 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALFREDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,040.79 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LORI A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,040.26 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,040.23 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MEGAN T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $73,039.72 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, ANTHONY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,039.72 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSHUA J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,039.70 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANEC, TARA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,039.46 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMAN, NANCY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,039.27 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, DAVID G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,039.19 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, LORENZO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,038.85 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBRA A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $73,038.16 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,037.57 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, NICOLE K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,037.49 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARCZYK, MACIEJ Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $73,037.48 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMANCO, MARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,036.99 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RYAN P Employer name Livingston County Amount $73,036.80 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, BRYAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,036.53 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, WALDEMAR A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,036.12 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHOF, JENNIFER M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,035.96 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, BRIAN E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,035.86 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEDA, ALBERTO Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $73,035.81 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGMIER, ROGER E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,035.39 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, KRISTY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,035.24 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBELEIN, BRIAN G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,035.06 Date 11/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JON M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,035.00 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICK K Employer name Somers CSD Amount $73,033.97 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, JOSE R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,033.86 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KEVIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,033.76 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,033.54 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GAIL I Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,033.46 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CATHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,033.28 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZI, THOMAS V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,033.20 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTH, GLORIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $73,033.06 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ROSE ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,032.77 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, ANGEL L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,032.63 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDTKA, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,032.56 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, SUSAN T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,032.13 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,032.05 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, FRANCINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,031.82 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, MARINA D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,031.78 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, MATTHEW B Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $73,031.57 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LAVONNE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,031.09 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,030.62 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, BRADLEY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,030.52 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PATRICIA K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,029.88 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ERIC R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,029.83 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JUNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,029.58 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREIER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $73,029.56 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBERG, HELENE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,029.37 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MARVIN Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $73,029.24 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, JOSEPH G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,029.00 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUIELL, ERIC L Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,028.84 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XENOS, ELAINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,028.48 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System