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 PEARSON, SANDRA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,855.38 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,855.24 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JEFFERY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,855.22 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWARD C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,855.01 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESERNER, DAVID P, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,854.78 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MALCOLM C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,854.62 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, HARRY G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,854.61 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, KENNETH J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,853.86 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELINSKY, ANNEMARIE Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $72,853.65 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JAMES P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $72,853.00 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $72,852.54 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JAMES F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,851.70 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTSACK, ROBERT D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $72,851.25 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES R, II Employer name Oswego County Amount $72,851.07 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $72,850.75 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, LYNNE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,850.26 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,849.90 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENCI, SALVATORE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,849.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, LESLIE B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,849.02 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,848.98 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUBANKS, TASHENE R Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $72,848.95 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SEAN B Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $72,848.69 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, MATTHEW R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,848.60 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUKONIS, CARI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,848.29 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $72,848.12 Date 11/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, LEONARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,847.41 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, JAMES P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,847.09 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROWELL, LEE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,846.83 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, GREGORY P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,846.64 Date 06/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rye Amount $72,846.27 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, CHELSIE M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $72,846.02 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROLISH, PETER J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $72,845.96 Date 03/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, HOWARD C Employer name Town of Wheatland Amount $72,845.63 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACK, STEVEN D Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $72,845.61 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZON, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,845.20 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ROBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,845.11 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, THERESE A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,844.80 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,844.66 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, PETER Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,844.56 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,844.36 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MICHAEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,844.14 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TODD M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,843.67 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINDEXTER, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,843.57 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, DONALD V Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,843.57 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, CHARLES A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $72,843.42 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORI A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $72,843.06 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $72,842.82 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THOMAS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,842.09 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, MELISSA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,842.07 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, DENISE M Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $72,842.07 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, DONNA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,841.86 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOROBOGATOVA, NELLIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,841.54 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, JOHN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,841.44 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Batavia Amount $72,841.19 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JEANETTE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,841.10 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDMAN, DMITRY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $72,840.70 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKO, JERROD J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $72,840.47 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, PATRICK V, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,840.26 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DENISE R Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $72,840.15 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, KATE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,839.78 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $72,839.70 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAVIA, JOSE O Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $72,839.25 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GREGORY G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,839.09 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCOLINO, STEVEN Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,838.88 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE ALBER, MARISA ANN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,838.74 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TRACEY R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $72,838.32 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEN, MARCUS A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,837.51 Date 01/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALME, FABIENNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,836.83 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KEISHA N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $72,835.42 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVSAK, DENIS Employer name Middletown Housing Authority Amount $72,835.29 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-CADET, MAGALIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,835.17 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORYCKI, JOYCE A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $72,835.08 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, NANCY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,834.81 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMAN, BIBI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,834.49 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, CHRISTINE DEYETTE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,834.39 Date 08/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET C Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $72,834.23 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, COLLEEN M, MRS Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,834.12 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, JOSHUA J Employer name Broome County Amount $72,833.94 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,833.92 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,833.75 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, COLIN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,833.28 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,833.24 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONES, DANIEL J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $72,833.02 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPE, DANIEL T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,832.46 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, BRYAN A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,832.32 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALBRIDGE, PAUL JOHN Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,832.31 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLER, SHIRLEY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,831.81 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, FRANK E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $72,831.66 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, GLEN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,831.61 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,831.17 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, CHARLES Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $72,831.13 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLARO, KIM T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,830.69 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,830.66 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARYBETH S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,830.65 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,830.48 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSEY Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,830.16 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, LARRY R Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $72,829.85 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, XIOMARA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,829.56 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JASON D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,829.48 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LIANA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,828.94 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System