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 CROWELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,289.00 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, NAOMI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,288.79 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARGUE, DANTE L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,288.63 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,288.39 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUETKEN, MICHELLE B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,288.22 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECK, JOHN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,287.67 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACKETT, MICHAEL E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,287.49 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSKI, THEODORE R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,287.36 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNERNEY, STEPHEN D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,287.34 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENERALI, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,286.98 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALONACK, BRETT T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,286.32 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, BRADLEY R, SR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,285.87 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,285.74 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JOHN R Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $72,285.20 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENET, RICHARD Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $72,285.02 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, CHRISTINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,284.76 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDEY, SIMMI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,284.54 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GORDON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,284.44 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, HENRY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,284.28 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SHARI Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,284.04 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSLER, KATHLEEN E Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,283.86 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,283.71 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $72,283.45 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICARDI, ZACHARY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,283.29 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, LEO J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $72,283.10 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, LAWRENCE O Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $72,282.81 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, STEPHEN B Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,282.10 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELOWIEC, ROBERT T Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,281.59 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRIAN T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,281.42 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, ALBERT D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,281.34 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, BRYAN R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,281.32 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FERNANDO O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,281.18 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,280.92 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, LENA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,279.95 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, FRANCINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,279.88 Date 08/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, AMY Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,279.86 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTZ, RYAN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,279.62 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENE, LINDA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,279.05 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, MARGARET Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,278.92 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CARLOS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,278.91 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARGUERITE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $72,277.90 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCI, AMIE M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $72,277.42 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, ROBERT A, SR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,276.81 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, LISA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,276.44 Date 07/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SONJA F Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,276.37 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DALE W Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $72,275.54 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,275.41 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, CHARLES H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,275.39 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JENNIFER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,274.80 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEVIN A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,274.60 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHEVELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,274.33 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CRAIG R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,274.13 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAND, JOAN L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $72,273.96 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKLADEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,273.94 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,273.11 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,270.84 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTHIER, LORI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,270.40 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, PAMELA J Employer name Department of State Amount $72,270.25 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALACHIK, JAMES R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $72,270.23 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LURLENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,270.08 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, WINDELL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,269.84 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TONY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,269.65 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHONSE, JOSEPH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,269.54 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $72,269.18 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DAVID M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,269.12 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOTE, KAREN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,268.96 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,268.55 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,268.54 Date 11/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, SHAWN E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $72,268.42 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDIJER, BOJANA Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,268.20 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, RODNEY M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,267.53 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEMUYIWA, SAMUEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,267.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADAN, ABDUL MUHAIMIN Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,266.55 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, DIANA P Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $72,266.19 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOHN P Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $72,266.16 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUMPER, KERRY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,265.94 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRER, RAYMOND P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,265.92 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRENDA J, MS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,265.86 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, DONNA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,265.83 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, VINCENT L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $72,265.82 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGNELLI, RONALD A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,265.57 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS, ANGELA K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,265.45 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTE, ARWEN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,265.22 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOVA, STEPHANNIE A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,265.03 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,265.02 Date 05/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, PAULA C Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $72,264.50 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, ANITA B Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,264.50 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,264.50 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORVILLO, HELEN M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,264.50 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE MC CARRICK, DAWN M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $72,264.45 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SHANNON R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,264.45 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, KATHY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,264.06 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,264.03 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASILUK, GREGORY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,264.02 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, LEANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,263.05 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELIN, COREY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $72,262.85 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULEY, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,262.08 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURMA, SHAWN D Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $72,261.89 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JOHN E Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $72,261.87 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, TERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,261.80 Date 06/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System