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 ROSENSTEIN, GLEN H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,874.94 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,874.59 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHERYL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,874.44 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ALAN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,874.39 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JERRY S Employer name North Country Library System Amount $72,874.08 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, SAMANTHA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,873.97 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDCROFT, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $72,873.53 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, KYLE K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,872.73 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LAURA A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $72,872.69 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTREED, ELIZABETH T Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $72,872.56 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, LAURIE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,872.01 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, DEBRA A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $72,871.70 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIDI, KIMBERLY S Employer name Erie County Amount $72,871.50 Date 04/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROJAIYE, OMOTAYO B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,871.47 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, SHAWN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,871.36 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULL, KENNETH J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $72,871.23 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOCTEUR, MARK L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,871.10 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BENITA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,870.86 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELORICH, RICHARD D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $72,870.83 Date 08/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHELE L Employer name Orange County Amount $72,870.52 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLSTROM, KRISTOFOR G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,870.34 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HENRY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,870.34 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEWCZAK, JAMES A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,870.14 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCHET, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,870.06 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,869.89 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,869.61 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, VINCENT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,869.46 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLHOUSE, RAYMOND S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,869.33 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,869.33 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TABITHA J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,869.22 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, SUSAN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,869.15 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, SUSAN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,868.42 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, ANDREW M Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $72,868.33 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTA, QUINTINO D Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,868.30 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JULIO Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $72,868.11 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, LISA G Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $72,867.60 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPERT, THOMAS J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $72,867.56 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LONZO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,867.48 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, LORI A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,867.42 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, LEONARD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,867.33 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,867.21 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, ANDREW T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,867.15 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMACK, LAWRENCE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,867.00 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, JERRY A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,866.96 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNNEY, PETER J Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $72,866.77 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCUYER, KAY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,866.77 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MARGARET K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $72,866.36 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CHARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,866.10 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIDDI, LAURA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,865.75 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, GARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,865.18 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIC P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,865.08 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, YELENA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $72,865.04 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, RICHARD B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,864.82 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, KELLIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,864.63 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, MARIE C GOUBOTH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,864.50 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JOHN C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $72,864.44 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ALLISON M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,863.96 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICO, ROSALINA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,863.88 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, DAWN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,863.73 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, VINCENT Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,863.25 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRETTO, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $72,863.03 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASUILO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,862.89 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, WILLIAM Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $72,862.85 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, JULIE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,862.77 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPLEY, JEFFERY S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,862.74 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JUSTIN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $72,862.43 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JOHN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,862.34 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZZO, GINA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $72,861.85 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JANET G Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $72,861.44 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,861.18 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $72,860.69 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARVILLE, MEGAN A Employer name Education Department Amount $72,860.52 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, JOSEPH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,860.45 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTLIFF, DONNA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,860.08 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNA, MATTHEW V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,859.94 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, NICOLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,859.91 Date 08/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MELISSA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,859.81 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, RUTH A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,859.72 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,859.71 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Depew Amount $72,859.65 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, SHAUN O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,859.54 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULOWIECKI, TARA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,858.75 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUESSFERD, LINDA S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $72,858.61 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,858.50 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUCCIA, JOHN B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,858.45 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFRANO, MATHEW J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,858.45 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CORY R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,858.15 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,857.43 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWSON, JONATHAN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,857.33 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOAL, GREGORY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,857.28 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $72,857.26 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ALEXANDRIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,857.16 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBOURNE, RICHARD F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $72,857.04 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUE, DIANE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,856.64 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,856.26 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNER, MARK G Employer name Cortland County Amount $72,856.26 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RYAN P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,856.21 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, SUSAN M G Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,856.14 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, RUBY L Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $72,855.73 Date 10/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ANTONIO A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $72,855.60 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System