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 ABRAMS, JOHN C, JR Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $72,526.45 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERRO, JOSEPH R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,526.22 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, CINDY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,526.16 Date 03/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, BENJAMIN G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,525.38 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURNOYER, BARBARA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $72,524.70 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGE, JASON R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,524.23 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, JENNIFER E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,524.14 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, KENDRE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,524.12 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, JAMES C Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $72,524.08 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,523.97 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, HOLLI N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,523.92 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARSHAN, RYAN L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,523.62 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, THOMAS P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,522.84 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALATO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,522.27 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBES, FRANK E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,522.04 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCEY, JULIANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,521.87 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,521.79 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUDY A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,521.06 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $72,521.02 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANIERI, ANGELO A, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $72,521.01 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENGO, FRANK S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,520.62 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLERSTEIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $72,520.21 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $72,519.63 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURWEN, BERNADETTE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,519.46 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JUSTIN B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,519.18 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, MATTHEW P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,519.18 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, STANLEY F Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $72,519.09 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAVICENCIO, WALTER A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,518.90 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWROTNIAK, JASON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,518.86 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABY, WENDY A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,518.83 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNKOWSKI, DAVID J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,518.66 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, GANDOLFO S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $72,518.26 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YU Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,518.23 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, RAYMOND D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,518.01 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLIGER, EVELYN R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $72,517.80 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, JOSEPH L Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,517.66 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GREG S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,517.64 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKINGER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $72,517.50 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUTI-CORDERO, NANCY J Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $72,517.45 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JENAE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,517.34 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDING, ASHLEIGH E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,516.46 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, SHANE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,516.43 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARTIN N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,516.42 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, OLADISUN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,516.11 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRA, DEREK M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,516.09 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, SANDRA G Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,516.00 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPONSAH, EMMANUEL K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,515.86 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAITLIN R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $72,515.78 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MARIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,515.19 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,515.14 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,514.93 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LYNETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,514.81 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, PAUL R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $72,514.25 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JASON D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,514.17 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUEY, FREDRICK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,514.00 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HARRY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,514.00 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHUETZ, JASON R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,513.56 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR BRENNAN, MONICA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,513.34 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, KEVIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,513.26 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DONALD J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,513.10 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENEROSE, JOHN A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,512.72 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, LORRAINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,512.71 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, FEMOLIN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,512.60 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARK F Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,512.19 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSHUA T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,512.17 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCINSKAS, TADAS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,512.13 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JERRY J Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $72,512.00 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LARRY D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,511.92 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANO, TOMMASO M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,511.88 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ILSE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,511.07 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, RADIAH K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,510.70 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOUGH, CAREY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,510.47 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES C Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,509.93 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFER, TAMMY L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $72,509.87 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, BRYAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,509.25 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNUCCI, VINCENT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,509.24 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, JOHN D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,508.39 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, RENE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $72,508.36 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGER, MELISSA Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,508.24 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN-RUIZ, PENNY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,507.88 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWROW, KELLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,507.68 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVI, ROBERTO A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,507.65 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FROBERTO Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $72,507.59 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,507.57 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,507.52 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $72,507.19 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMON, SYLVIA P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,507.12 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, GREGORY T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,506.21 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KELLY A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,505.96 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, ERIC A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,505.16 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, YVONNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,505.11 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEHIL, JAMES P Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $72,504.44 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTAN, SCOTT E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,504.30 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, SAMUEL L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,504.16 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMINUCCI, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,504.11 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUME, LUISA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $72,504.01 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, KENNETH J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,503.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DAVID R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,503.74 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, RICHARD L Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $72,503.56 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISS, FAITH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,503.12 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System