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 EKEKE, CHIKAMUNARIO J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,690.13 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ELLEN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,690.08 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATKO, JOHN R, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,690.07 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJUK, BRADLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,689.71 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,689.53 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW D Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $72,689.41 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,689.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, PHYLLIS E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $72,689.15 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JOHN C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $72,689.14 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JULIANE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $72,689.02 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,688.54 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUJARDIN, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,688.30 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,688.30 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA BARCA, VIRGINIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,688.00 Date 10/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARWICK, BARRY R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,687.87 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, HENRY T, II Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $72,687.43 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, JONATHAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,687.05 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, HEATHER M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,686.97 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, JOHN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,686.93 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAYMOND Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,686.89 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGENSCHER, JAMES L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,686.71 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUFSKA, VIVIAN Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $72,686.71 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEGGON, DELROY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,686.30 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, GWEN E Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $72,686.11 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, RYAN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $72,685.80 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VNOOK, STANLEY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,685.22 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONE, PAUL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,685.03 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,684.97 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUI, QI Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $72,684.84 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, KEVIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,684.63 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPER, MARY E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,684.63 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RYAN E Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $72,684.46 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STACEY M, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $72,684.11 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DEBORAH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,684.00 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,683.68 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAROD L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,683.62 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, CINDY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,683.56 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRLING, ELIZABETH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,683.24 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMADORE, THERESA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,683.24 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, RICHARD J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,682.52 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, JAMES H Employer name Town of Chester Amount $72,682.41 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,682.29 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONOWSKI, BOB Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,682.25 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, DARRELL W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,682.10 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $72,682.06 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROSEANN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,681.66 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $72,681.65 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNE, DAVID J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,681.39 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRAY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $72,681.38 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,681.14 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMB, JAY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,680.97 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIE, CLARISSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,680.67 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLUCCI, LOUIS A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $72,680.58 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPELLONNE, OTTO C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,680.47 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, BINUMON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,680.07 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOSEPH G Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,679.99 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHANTE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,679.66 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKOPF, HERBERT G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,679.62 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, CHRYSTAL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,679.55 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $72,679.53 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JOSEPH Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,679.42 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCALO, LORRAINE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,679.25 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, RICK L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,679.06 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, JOHN Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $72,678.69 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATIE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,678.63 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIGETTE I Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,678.59 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVE, MICHAEL J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $72,678.50 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPP, CHRISTOPHER GA, SR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $72,678.41 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $72,678.23 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOELIZAIRE, PAULIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,677.74 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWER, RICHARD W Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,677.28 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, HOLLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Compt Amount $72,677.14 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,676.71 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, WALTER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,676.37 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $72,675.83 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONG, TROY M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,675.59 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, GERALD A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $72,674.63 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENAW, RIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,673.86 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GINA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,673.84 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROMETRE, DELTA Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $72,673.74 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPNEY, THEODORE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,673.73 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDIAN, JOHN R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,672.79 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTON N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,672.31 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, BETH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,672.31 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICH, BRITT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,671.94 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIANS, JOSEPH D Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $72,671.53 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,671.37 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, DENISE K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,670.26 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, GERALD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,670.21 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MARIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,669.91 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBSCH, BRUCE W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,669.86 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARILYN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $72,669.84 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RANDELL W Employer name Allegany County Amount $72,669.70 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALL, PHILIP A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,669.68 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERBLATT, RENATA P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $72,667.96 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, JOHN F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,667.18 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ROCKY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,666.62 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, ARTHUR G Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $72,666.57 Date 10/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,666.11 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, REBECCA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,665.90 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System