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 HEIKKILA, ANDREW, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,934.18 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, MARK P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,934.16 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, LIBBY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,933.82 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KAREN TILLOTSON Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,933.52 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORAN, ANDREA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,932.75 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, CAROL Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $72,932.68 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIGAN, ANN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,932.39 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,932.09 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACORSA, DONALD F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $72,931.85 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTENBRINK, TIMOTHY B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,931.73 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEU, JEANNE R Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $72,931.09 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TONY B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,930.92 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,930.89 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SUSAN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,930.80 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,930.54 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVERIS, JERRY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,930.00 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOSCENTI, MARILYN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,929.50 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIEBS, DAVID R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,929.50 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUOCCHIO, COLLEEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,929.50 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHERITY N Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,928.66 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, JOSEPH A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $72,928.58 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRICK, ANTHONY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,928.41 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICO, EDWARD T Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $72,928.06 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALFRANIO A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $72,927.53 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,926.93 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPER, JAMES M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,926.30 Date 03/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAINA, ALEXANDER Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $72,925.87 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JARED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,925.58 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUREY, PATRICK T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,925.32 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KEVIN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,925.27 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, KELLIE M Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $72,925.26 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISKI, STEPHEN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,925.14 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,925.03 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN-CONWAY, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,924.80 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, PAULINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,924.35 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JOSEPH R, II Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,924.33 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, CAROLE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,924.06 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,923.99 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPHIN, NAOMI S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,923.60 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKEEPER, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $72,923.55 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URCIUOLI, DANIEL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,923.52 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, DOMINGO, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,923.39 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARETTO, ANTONIO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,923.02 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFFE, THOMAS C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $72,922.96 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEFERT, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,922.94 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $72,922.63 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISPO, JOSEPH M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $72,922.49 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,922.39 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVAK, COREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,921.83 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, GLENN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,921.10 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,920.62 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, BERNIE, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,920.59 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, RAYMOND R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,920.42 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JASON B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,920.35 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBUS, KENNETH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,920.02 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSON, PETRONA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,919.77 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, LESLIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,919.77 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, AMY E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $72,919.65 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, ROSE ANN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,919.36 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRIGAN, LINDA J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $72,919.02 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, LINDA S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,918.79 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGH, ANGELA T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,918.18 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, MARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,917.16 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROBERT A Employer name Greene County Amount $72,917.14 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, ROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,916.81 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ERIC J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,916.46 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVINO, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,916.26 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WALTER R, JR Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $72,915.86 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,915.66 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DAVID M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,915.40 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, RUTHEL D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $72,915.00 Date 05/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCISCO, ANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,915.00 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LAILA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,915.00 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOSKY, PAUL J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $72,914.70 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZILOULOUDES, CHRISTOS, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,914.46 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, JANICE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,913.78 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLES, JACK L Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $72,913.70 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DONALD H Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $72,913.23 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO-KARAM, DEANA M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $72,912.25 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONE, WILLIAM P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $72,912.22 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, TAMARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,911.94 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBEY, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,911.91 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAKOVIC, STEVEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,911.76 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, SUSAN C Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $72,911.24 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,911.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,909.83 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $72,909.53 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, TERENCE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,909.51 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, TERRY E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $72,909.42 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, JOEL E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,909.18 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, CELINE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,909.16 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKE-GRIFFITH, ANNETTE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $72,908.76 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,908.69 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,908.05 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, ALIYA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,907.86 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $72,907.84 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROBIN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,907.17 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KEITH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,907.06 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIENTALE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,906.37 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, ROBERT E Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,906.28 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System