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 OLIVER, BETH ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,906.16 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, LINDA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,906.14 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, BRUCE J Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $72,905.98 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTH, JOSEPH D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,905.90 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NORMAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,905.54 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, THOMAS P Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $72,905.16 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,904.49 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADKI, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,904.30 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,904.29 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, CHARLES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,903.92 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,903.88 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMBRO, TYESHA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,903.85 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ALYSSA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,903.63 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TODD H Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,903.52 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,903.39 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,903.31 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JEROME A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,902.93 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MARIE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,902.93 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, TIFFANY M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,902.63 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,902.41 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-ATCHOUKE, ELEANOR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,902.01 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, EILEEN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,901.81 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAMB, KEITH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,901.24 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, COREEN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,901.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHOLS, LEON S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,900.92 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VERONICA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,900.86 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASSLING, LATECE C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,900.76 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, FARAH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,900.17 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JASON R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,899.90 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROBERT V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,899.35 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,899.02 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEFARO, MARIO D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,899.02 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSH, ELLEN S Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,899.00 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, CHARLES J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,898.80 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,898.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONE, JAMES D, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,897.58 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUINGER, KATHLEEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,896.96 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, JAMES S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,896.60 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, RYAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,896.40 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, JANET Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,895.83 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, JOHN F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,895.38 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMAER-MULLER, VIRGINIA V Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,895.35 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, ROY D Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $72,894.81 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-DONGARRA, MARGARET Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $72,893.55 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, PATRICIA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,893.32 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, GIUSEPPE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,893.27 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DEBORAH S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,892.34 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVELLO, JOELLE M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $72,892.22 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, WILLIAM A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,891.88 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCQUAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $72,891.56 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,891.25 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, ARLENE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,890.35 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CAROL A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,890.18 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFEDERICIS, HANCHUN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,890.10 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARK F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,889.44 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, JOANNE N Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $72,889.33 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, PATRICK D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,888.94 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, SIDNEY S, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,888.10 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOLIO, JUSTIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,888.06 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WILLARD J, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $72,888.01 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JOANNE M Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $72,887.21 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, RUTH L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $72,887.00 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MURAAH U Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,886.86 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, GEORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,886.77 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LANCE I Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,886.50 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERI, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,886.14 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, ANN J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $72,886.11 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNETTA, LORETTA JO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $72,885.28 Date 11/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,884.99 Date 09/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMPHUL, JEANNE A Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $72,884.96 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JEREMY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,883.44 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOCCIA, PATRICK M Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $72,883.26 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANKO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,883.15 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,882.69 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICAS, ALEX R Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $72,882.45 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, EDISON A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,882.16 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,881.94 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIOCO, FRANCIS C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,881.75 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARDT, SCOTT A Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,881.52 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JASON E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,881.38 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,881.04 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $72,881.03 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, KAREN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,880.32 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, ARNOLD B Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $72,880.04 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, RAMEEK Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,879.94 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, GLORIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,879.38 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, HATTIE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $72,878.81 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, JOEL I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,878.56 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $72,878.22 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWIN F Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $72,877.24 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, BELINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,876.79 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCIAK, PAUL Z Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,876.70 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,876.65 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, SHERRY E Employer name Cortland County Amount $72,876.53 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKENS, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,876.28 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS-ZAAMI, DENISE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,875.92 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KEVIN Employer name Broome County Amount $72,875.57 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETH, CHRISTINE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,875.01 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, MANUEL A Employer name Village of New Square Amount $72,875.00 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, LINDA M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,874.98 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System