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 VICTORIO, TARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,639.97 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Groton Amount $72,639.88 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKY, SUZANNE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,639.63 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMADAMA, MARIA Employer name Education Department Amount $72,639.32 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, GODFREY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,638.67 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DAVID R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,638.40 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $72,638.25 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ALAN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,637.54 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, CATHERINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,637.21 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,636.85 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, DIANE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,636.84 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MATTHEW R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,636.37 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLLS, HOWARD Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,636.20 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENING, BRETT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,636.20 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, NICHOLAS E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,636.20 Date 08/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JEFFREY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,636.20 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCHNICK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,636.20 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTEER, MATTHEW A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,636.20 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASHENKO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,636.20 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,636.20 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,636.20 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, ROBERT D, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,636.20 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANERJEE, HIRENDRA N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $72,636.20 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHAEL I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $72,636.20 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZAFAME, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,636.20 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARRINGTON, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,636.20 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYMON, JACK R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,636.20 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $72,636.20 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GALE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DIANE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZORETZ, DEBRA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, CANDACE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGER, AMANDA LYNN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLA, DANIEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,636.20 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, FAYRIECE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,636.12 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JAMES J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $72,636.08 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANY, PATRICIA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,635.62 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $72,635.50 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,635.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOY, VINCENT, III Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $72,635.15 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,634.67 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, RANDOLPH Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,634.43 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,634.32 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $72,634.27 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,633.94 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CARMEN D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,633.59 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEALY, RICHARD A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,633.24 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, STACIE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,633.20 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZARANO, GINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,633.14 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMEISCHEL, PATRICE A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,633.04 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURACO, LAURA L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,633.04 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVOLO, NATALIE C Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,633.04 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ARLENE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,632.76 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JASON G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,632.65 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PETER J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,632.56 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, FREDERICK W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,632.40 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASMICK, GLORIA Y Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,632.24 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $72,632.13 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, EMROY K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,632.06 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IP, DAWN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,631.92 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, GEORGE Q Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,631.90 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, REBECCA K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,631.85 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ARTHUR J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,631.79 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOTT, SUSAN L Employer name Essex County Amount $72,631.77 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEVEN L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $72,631.60 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBERY, JULIO A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,631.47 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DARRELL R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,631.08 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, THERESA G Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $72,630.77 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ROBERT D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,630.66 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JURKOWICH, JOAN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,630.56 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUITENKANT, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,630.15 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, AMY R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $72,630.10 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DIANE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,630.06 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNQUIST, JERRY L Employer name Broome County Amount $72,629.51 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,629.45 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURST, RICHARD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,629.39 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHART, KURT L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,628.98 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEVIN P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,628.76 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELBRECHT, BRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,628.58 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINTAK, CARLA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $72,627.99 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TONYA Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,627.77 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ROBIN K Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $72,627.26 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID P Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,627.25 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPYN, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,627.22 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,627.20 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,627.20 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,627.12 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, MITCHELL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,626.50 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCH, LAWRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,626.09 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGEMAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,625.87 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRYMEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,625.82 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, REBECCA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,625.77 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, BETH A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $72,625.70 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MISHA A Employer name Department of State Amount $72,625.65 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARESE, JOHN V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $72,625.35 Date 12/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROA, GEORGE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,625.00 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MATTHEW D Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,624.68 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,624.63 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, SUSANNA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,624.55 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System