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 MILLER, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,986.30 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDHI, AFERDITA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,986.16 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,986.01 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, BETTE Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $72,985.64 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NATASHA Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,985.64 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TRAGLIA, GUSTAVE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,985.62 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODEMANN, JAMES P Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,985.58 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, RASHAWN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,985.35 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRADE, ANGELA M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $72,985.35 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JILL P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $72,985.18 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JEFFERY R Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $72,985.07 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LENNON-WIER, SHARON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,984.53 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, RICARDO S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,984.50 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, LEE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,984.37 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JESSICA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,984.34 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPS, SINDHU Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,984.34 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, ANGELA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,984.00 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DONALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,983.58 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMICH, DIANE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,983.30 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, VIOLA S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,983.30 Date 02/21/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNSETT, SUSAN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,983.30 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRON, DIANA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,983.30 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVGREN, MUREL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,983.29 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, DANIELLE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,983.11 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,982.52 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, FREDERICK E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,982.52 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,982.52 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSTEIN, DANIEL L Employer name Education Department Amount $72,982.52 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JEFFREY C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,982.52 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUREY, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,982.52 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEISLE, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,982.37 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JEREMY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,982.02 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, LISA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,982.00 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $72,981.77 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMYIER, WILLIAM S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,981.31 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGLOWSKI, DONALD R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $72,980.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, RICHARD W, JR Employer name City of Olean Amount $72,980.22 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AANENSEN, AANEN J Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $72,979.97 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, WENDY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,979.70 Date 02/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $72,979.35 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHRING, KEITH C Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $72,979.13 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $72,978.07 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, TERESA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $72,977.79 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSOVICH, LIDA B Employer name Erie County Amount $72,977.08 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKOWICZ, NICHOLAS D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,976.12 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, LESLIE A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,975.96 Date 07/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SARAH C Employer name Chenango County Amount $72,975.20 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINECK, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,975.20 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, TOBY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,974.72 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, IRIS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,973.94 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, MICHAEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,973.66 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MATTHEW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,972.90 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINDER, DEAN K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $72,972.26 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, KATHLEEN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,972.17 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDNA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,971.64 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SUMY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,970.88 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SCOTT L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,970.57 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,970.55 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZATTO, CATHERINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,970.43 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPIPERO, DARLENE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,970.33 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSZNIAJ, JOSEPH Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,969.64 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOK, MICHELLE C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $72,969.42 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERDE, JOSE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,968.42 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,968.37 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,968.12 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMBLE, RICHARD W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $72,967.08 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, EMMA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,966.64 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABLE, KATHLEEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,966.57 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASHEFSKY, MARTIN A Employer name Ronkonkoma Fire District Amount $72,966.40 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CRISTIAN Employer name Orange County Amount $72,966.24 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, JOSEPH G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,966.21 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, TAD B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,966.19 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,966.18 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,965.24 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, RUDOLPH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,964.90 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, THADDEUS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $72,963.66 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,963.37 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATHEN, NICHOLAS D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,963.32 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS, AARON K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,962.93 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JACOB R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,962.86 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALBUENA, ALEJANDRA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,962.73 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOBRIAL, HANY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,962.17 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CYNTHIA LINA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,962.16 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, RACHEL A Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,961.37 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LYNN ELIZABETH Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,961.17 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUTA, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,960.63 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MAUREEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,960.60 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANO, JOSEPH N Employer name Broome County Amount $72,960.05 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LISA J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,959.84 Date 04/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, FRANCES M Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $72,959.74 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTO, ROBERT F Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $72,959.29 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KAREN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,959.00 Date 06/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MILTON Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,958.76 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARVIN, RICHARD P Employer name New Hyde Park Fire District Amount $72,958.55 Date 12/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZON, MICHAEL R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,958.08 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, REBECCA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,957.85 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEY, JASODA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,957.77 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, BARBARA C Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $72,957.22 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU-BIAGI, YU F Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,956.87 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, PETER J, IV Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,956.86 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System