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 FRY, SHAWN G Employer name Chenango County Amount $72,777.80 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, CASEY D Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $72,777.61 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINELLI, GEORGINA E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,777.49 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNACHE, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,777.38 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACINA, JOHN R, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $72,777.25 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKINS, PATRICK C, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,776.80 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CORLISS I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,776.64 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, VILAS J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $72,776.58 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, SHAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,776.34 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, JESSICA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,776.26 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KELVIN B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,775.08 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHANDE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,775.00 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINZ, CATHERINE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,774.96 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, JASON E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,774.89 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, EMMA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,774.72 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, HERNAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,774.68 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ALEXIS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,774.46 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $72,774.20 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN W Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $72,774.19 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JOSHUA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,773.48 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, CRAIG Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $72,773.39 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARKER, JONATHAN K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,773.15 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANOVA, ANNA Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $72,773.13 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKSMAN, STEVEN E Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $72,773.13 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTWI, DANIEL K Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,773.11 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ALICE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,773.09 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCINSKI, LAURA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,773.04 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPAS, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $72,772.75 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, JOETTE S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $72,772.20 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MICHAEL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,771.86 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLARO, HEATHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,771.43 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJOR, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,771.21 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRONE, RHONDA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,771.21 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONDIN, RICHARD E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $72,770.49 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RICHARD E Employer name Orange County Amount $72,770.42 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAZENSKI, JASON J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,770.26 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, KAMAL U Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,769.97 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, VINCENT A, JR Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,769.93 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARCUS A, I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,769.90 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KENNETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,769.51 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JACQUELYN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,769.43 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPELKE, JOSEPH B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,769.37 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,769.31 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $72,769.30 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, MINDY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,769.19 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, SEAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,769.17 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEK, STUART J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $72,768.93 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KAREN Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $72,768.81 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHM, JOHN K Employer name Genesee County Amount $72,768.80 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDELSON, PATTI A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,768.61 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENHAUSEN, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $72,768.25 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAWSON, STEVEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,767.88 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINSON, CINDY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,767.39 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN J Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $72,767.39 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, DWIGHT E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,767.22 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKS, JEREMY V Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $72,766.95 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JOHN-PAUL V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,766.90 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRAGGA, JULIA E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $72,766.76 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLUS, FRANCES Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,766.76 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, E LEE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,766.76 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRULOWITZ, MARK Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,766.76 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, TODD A Employer name City of Geneva Amount $72,766.70 Date 07/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORR, JOHN S Employer name Village of Chester Amount $72,766.56 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCOTTO, JOHNNY Employer name Erie County Amount $72,766.50 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, TYRONE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,766.25 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,765.97 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRO, SUSAN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,765.38 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GLORIA D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $72,765.32 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DENBURG, DOROTHY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $72,765.11 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, KENNETH Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $72,765.08 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDMORE, TODD M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $72,764.87 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYTS, MARY-LYNN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,764.45 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,764.44 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,764.23 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, SHELLY I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,764.12 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $72,763.86 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISCH, STEVEN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,763.66 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCHARD, MICHAEL L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,763.50 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ERIC V Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,763.41 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, THOMAS J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $72,762.02 Date 05/20/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMMER, NATALIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,761.93 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, MARC J Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,761.57 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,761.47 Date 06/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, IRETTA P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,761.22 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMES G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,761.06 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZIN, ALLA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,760.74 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,760.53 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, CRAIG M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,760.50 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARK W Employer name Chemung Soil,Water Cons District Amount $72,760.36 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, THAYNE E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,760.36 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANDREW N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,760.18 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KEVIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,759.90 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,759.83 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIDDLE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $72,758.59 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, ALTON H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,758.48 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $72,758.34 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, JULIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $72,758.18 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADORN, TINA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,757.95 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RICHARD S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,757.89 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEADY, AMY M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,757.61 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System