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 MALZAN, CINDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNEN, JUDITH E Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTENGALE, PETER E Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRECA, CAROLYN F Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CAROL S Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOCKEY, SUSAN R Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DENNIS B Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, DIANE MARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK T Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDA, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,457.50 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOYCE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,457.50 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, FLORENTINO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,457.50 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,457.50 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERCHIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,457.50 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PATRICIA ANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, RICHARD C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,457.50 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISDELL, LINDA K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,457.50 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOVICH, JOSEPH E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,457.50 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,457.48 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRENT L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $72,457.45 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,457.41 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELE, EMILIA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,457.18 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JASON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,456.62 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHU, JUNIOR D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,456.52 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,456.50 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, NEAL A Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,456.47 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, CYNTHIA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,455.92 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KYLE C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,455.78 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WELTON C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,455.78 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTLE, THOMAS M, III Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,455.60 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, JACOB R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,455.36 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBENBIS, KRISTEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,454.76 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIM, BRIAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,454.46 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, STEPHEN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,454.38 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, LISSA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,454.38 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMMER, VIRGINIA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,454.20 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELES, RICHARD N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,453.71 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, WILLIAM P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,453.27 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,452.65 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPLE, DIANNE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $72,452.62 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADIN, ELEANOR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,451.96 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD-GREEN, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,451.08 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSIN, ZOE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $72,450.90 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $72,450.65 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, LAURA JEAN Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $72,450.12 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,449.49 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, KAREN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,449.12 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTRE, FELIPE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,449.10 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $72,448.53 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHELLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,447.77 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPARAH, STEPHEN P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,447.30 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, COLLEEN Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $72,447.22 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOOEY, MARY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,447.19 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, ROSANNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,447.10 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNEAULT, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $72,446.93 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, PAUL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,446.38 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NIESHA G Employer name Oswego County Amount $72,446.33 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARLENE F Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $72,445.17 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,444.43 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, STEPHEN G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,444.41 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, DOUGLAS L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,443.85 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, PATRICK J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $72,443.74 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, LAURA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,443.52 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, MELANIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,442.91 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MARY JANE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,442.51 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, RYAN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $72,441.97 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENEY, GENE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,441.08 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, JOHNNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,441.04 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, KATHY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,440.98 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, CHRISTINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,439.98 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTO, MARK J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,439.87 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTWURST, CYNTHIA P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $72,439.54 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHOWSKI, BRUCE J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,439.29 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELKOV, SAMUIL Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $72,439.22 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYER, JOANNE S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,438.96 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $72,438.80 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERIGGI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $72,438.38 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERO, BRANDON P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,438.28 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPSCOTT, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $72,438.21 Date 02/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, JAMES S Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $72,438.07 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE-BLAIR, MYRNA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $72,438.03 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETRI, ANITA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $72,438.01 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $72,437.82 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROZYCKI, PATRICIA D Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $72,437.74 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, DONALD L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,437.11 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUTIN, JESSICA C Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $72,436.75 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LEWIS G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,436.41 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, AARON P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,436.25 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, HEATHER G Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $72,436.19 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,436.00 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, CELIA V Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,435.59 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, LOIS A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,435.05 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, SEAN R Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $72,435.00 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, LARRY Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $72,434.62 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, BRETT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,434.59 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEITH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,434.51 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, VIRGINIA B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,434.46 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $72,434.35 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, THERESA A Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $72,433.38 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,432.98 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System