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 HEYWARD, DARREN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,624.47 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DANIEL E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,624.40 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MICHELE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $72,624.10 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPAR, TANYA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,624.01 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, CYNTHIA P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $72,623.81 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JEREMY R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $72,623.52 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROBIN A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $72,623.08 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EILEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,622.86 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAFICANTE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,622.82 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPIGLIA, MICHAEL Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $72,622.80 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,622.64 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDETTO, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,622.62 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, DANIEL R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $72,622.29 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNEY, GLYN D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,622.09 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARTIN T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,621.83 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $72,621.72 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, MICHELE A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $72,621.57 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JEFFREY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,621.35 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGIA, HASAN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $72,620.91 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKEN, MAYNARD M Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,620.80 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORPI, MARY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,620.30 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, GERARD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,619.58 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, JOHN J Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $72,619.55 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPKA, HENRY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,619.52 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, KEVIN S Employer name Warren County Amount $72,619.30 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, EMILY M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $72,619.19 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, KRISTIN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,618.94 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, NORMA C Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,618.87 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, GARY A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $72,618.26 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, THOMAS Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $72,618.05 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, DOREEN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $72,617.85 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEKEMPER, COLLEEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,617.80 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, MARK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,617.71 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAS, TOMMY R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,617.55 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, KYLE P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,617.31 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $72,616.91 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, JOSCELYN W E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,616.46 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVIDA, KARLA M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,616.38 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWICKI, WAYNE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,616.24 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL-LAWSON, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,614.88 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTRO, ROBERT T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,614.57 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLO, RACHEL E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,614.57 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $72,614.29 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, QUANG V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,614.09 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHORECKI, DARREN M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,613.41 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,613.34 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, BERNADETTE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,612.89 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEPER, GAGE R Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $72,612.50 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVERMAN, JASON R Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,612.01 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CRAIG J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,611.61 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, NAKIA K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,611.26 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, MATTHEW G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,610.95 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNIER, HECTOR L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,610.88 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSAP, RHYS R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,610.86 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MUHAMMAD Z Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,610.78 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, BEVERLY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,610.63 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ROBERT K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,610.54 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DONNA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,610.37 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARRE, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,609.94 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSON, ALLENE E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $72,609.87 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VIRGINIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,608.53 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, TRUDYLYNN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,607.63 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KATINA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,607.18 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DARRELL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,606.73 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIKANDRIOTIS, MARY Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,606.40 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDVIK, NICHOLAS W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,606.38 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SCOTT T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,605.93 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, VICTOR M, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,605.88 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, TONY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,605.54 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKVONY, KENNETH M Employer name West Babylon Fire District Amount $72,605.48 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $72,605.47 Date 07/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARROYO, RAUL Employer name City of Geneva Amount $72,605.38 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGEN, GUITRY E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,605.36 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, SUSAN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,605.33 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, THOMAS A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $72,605.21 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, NANETTE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,605.04 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $72,605.00 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JASON A Employer name Cortland County Amount $72,604.67 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOING, ALLAN H Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $72,604.54 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGAN, MAURA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,604.47 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLOGLY, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,603.97 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, CATERINA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,603.77 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, DAWN E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,603.27 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, AMY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,603.09 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARIN, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,602.52 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUACCI, JOHN B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,602.08 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOR, FERN M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,601.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEBIOSU, KENNY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $72,601.36 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, BRIDGET Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,601.31 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANGELA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,600.98 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, MEGAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,600.63 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKEY, DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $72,600.48 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENBOGEN, LYNN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $72,600.42 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,600.33 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVELLIER, SCOTT M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $72,600.18 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,600.16 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTAGLIOLA, ARLENE Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $72,600.00 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SHEILA E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $72,599.93 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWERLING, LISA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,599.56 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, GREGORY M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $72,599.36 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System