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 PRICE, MONICA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,572.95 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, GERARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,572.87 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERST, JACOB P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,571.75 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUBERT, JASON R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,571.36 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOHN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,570.06 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOHN A, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $72,569.97 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADEAU, ELTON A Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $72,569.93 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JASON B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,569.59 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,569.59 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHL, PATRICIA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,569.27 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, JOHN M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,569.16 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHMAN, SHEILA T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,568.55 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ELLEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,568.04 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, MARGARET A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,568.04 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYBOHM, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $72,567.93 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINERS, ROBERT J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,567.16 Date 03/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERTY, ALICE M Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $72,567.06 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOLLO, JODI M Employer name Department of State Amount $72,566.83 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, MICHAEL I Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $72,566.31 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SCOTT A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $72,566.06 Date 07/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODNEY, SHONDELLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,566.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNANY, JAMES T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,565.90 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, KEITH M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,565.73 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVADA, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,565.72 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLI, MATTHEW L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,565.69 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, ANTHONY M Employer name Washington County Amount $72,565.23 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVRICKA, SUSAN L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,564.82 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGOLI, ERIC P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $72,564.61 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, DAVID W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $72,563.94 Date 05/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILESKI, TONI L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $72,563.87 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,563.71 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JAMES M, JR Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $72,563.66 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DIANE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $72,563.48 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $72,563.04 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, NEAL P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,562.91 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLIER, JASON D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,562.75 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, JEFFREY E Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $72,562.74 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, DIANA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,562.72 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $72,562.58 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, LAURIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $72,562.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,562.43 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTELLO, ANDREW R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,562.20 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $72,561.97 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGALOVICH, VLADIMIR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,561.72 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,561.69 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALERIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,561.43 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, PATRICK M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,560.41 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, VARDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,560.36 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKROYD, RUSSELL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,560.23 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, IRENE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,560.20 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATON, MARIE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,559.98 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,559.95 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $72,559.94 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORATH, THOMAS E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,559.90 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, JOSEPH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,559.44 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $72,559.12 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,559.00 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARIN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $72,558.41 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMP, DOROTHY D Employer name Broome County Amount $72,558.40 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,558.28 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,558.16 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, THOMAS J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $72,557.73 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFREDO, IMMACOLATA Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,557.39 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,557.10 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, DANIEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,557.06 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, ROBERT C JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,556.85 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADON, ISABEL M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,556.74 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBOS, EDNA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,556.40 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDRET, LILLIAN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,556.30 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO BUITRAGO, CATALINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,556.10 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NEYSA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,556.08 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KEVIN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,555.99 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, NANCY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,555.66 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVES, LAURINDA M Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $72,555.50 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEFELDT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,555.44 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIYO, ANTHONY V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,555.44 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, THOMAS Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,555.03 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KRISTIN A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,555.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, EDITH E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,554.82 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REBECCA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,554.60 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRON, GONZALO Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $72,554.36 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, COLIN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,553.32 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,552.81 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHAWN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,552.71 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ANTONIO R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,552.59 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ROSA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,552.03 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, TROY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,552.00 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, JOSE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,551.94 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, COREY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,551.70 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, SHARON K Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $72,551.67 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,551.43 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPICK, CORINNE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,551.27 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHAREWITZ, EILEEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,551.05 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNO, VINCENT R Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,551.05 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRINGTON, JAMES M, II Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $72,550.69 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONORE-YEARWOOD, KEISHA F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,550.66 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MARJORIE M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $72,550.56 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,550.04 Date 05/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, WAYNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,549.75 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITSKY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,549.02 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System