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 SORRELL, PETER O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,261.62 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, JO-ANNE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,261.25 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODICO, DANIEL M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,260.98 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CORY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,260.26 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, ALAN D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,260.20 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLI, JEFFREY Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $72,260.00 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ANGEL L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,259.77 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,259.65 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDLES, CHAD R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,259.65 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, ROBERT J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,258.68 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,258.42 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, DIANE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,258.14 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIECKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,258.05 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERGOLINO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,258.03 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SEAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $72,257.87 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWICZAK, ROBERT, JR Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,257.62 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JASON M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,257.48 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDLEY, THOMAS G JR. Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $72,257.32 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LUANN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,257.25 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SCOTT W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,257.25 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIXSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,257.25 Date 03/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, PATRICK M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,256.74 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,256.49 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, REBECCA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,256.18 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, DIANE A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,255.80 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,255.61 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $72,254.48 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, MICHELE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,254.00 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, SIGFREDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,254.00 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JOHN R Employer name Town of Richland Amount $72,253.93 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHLMANN, FREDERICK F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,253.17 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LA TASHA C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,252.88 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIUS, JOSEPH Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,252.72 Date 03/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITVAN, DENIS G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,252.66 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SHERINE F Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,252.64 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, WENDELL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,252.64 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, LAURA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,252.64 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, THERESA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,252.64 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESTICK, PATTIJO D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,252.64 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DORI ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,252.36 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MELISSA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,250.84 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLACCHI, KATHLEEN H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,250.70 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,250.66 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SYLVESTER T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,250.46 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, PATRICIA ANNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $72,250.37 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOHARAN, PRIYAMEENA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,250.36 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACAGLIA, SILVERIO Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,250.23 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFEL, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,250.02 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,249.90 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUPERT, KENDRA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,249.65 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, LAURA T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $72,249.64 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, PETER S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,249.25 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MONIQUE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,249.19 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,249.05 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSNO, BRANDON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,248.84 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER-HERRERA, SAMANTHA H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,248.80 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, CLAUDE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,248.69 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOGGERST, LEAH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,248.30 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, CAMELIA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,248.17 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, GREGG Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,247.71 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,247.61 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMANN, BARRY W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,247.23 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, CASEY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,247.21 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,247.08 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $72,246.29 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, PHILLIP J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,245.55 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JAMES E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,245.55 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOY, TIMOTHY Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,245.54 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, DAVID J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $72,245.54 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSTER, ANDREW R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $72,245.48 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDON, REBECCA R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,244.95 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, KATHLEEN P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,244.88 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $72,244.80 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, CAROL A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,244.72 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANNIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, BEATRICE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALMASI, IBERKYS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, ADELE F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-BASIT, TERESA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, MARY BETH P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODYNSKY, JONATHAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWITT, RICHARD M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEANETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROSS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, VIRGINIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON JOHNSON, MALISSA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, KAREN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKES, MAGDALINE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MELANIE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MIRIAM Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BRENDA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MILDRED Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NANCY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LOIDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO, MARGARET Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 05/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALZBACH, JEANNE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,244.70 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 07/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCELLATO, JOANNA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 09/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-SANDERS, ANDREA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 09/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,244.70 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System