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 PATTINGTON, LUCINDA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $72,197.94 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILGHMAN, TIMOTHY N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,197.78 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, CHARLES L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,197.50 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MATTHEW L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,197.07 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,196.61 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIRIKONIS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,196.46 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $72,196.40 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHARLES C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,196.10 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMIO, IVAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,195.94 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JOHN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,195.80 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LAURY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,195.67 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, HERMAN Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,195.52 Date 02/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,195.00 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, FRANCIS P Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,194.74 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,194.21 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS D Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,194.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOCZYLAS, JEFFERY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,193.58 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ANGELA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,193.51 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, BARRY B Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $72,193.50 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEFFREY S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,192.87 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BARBARA J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,192.74 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANULIS, DAVID R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,192.43 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMARINO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,192.23 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MARJORIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $72,192.19 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, CHARLES P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,191.63 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,191.31 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DONNA N Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $72,191.15 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENE, PHILIP K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,191.08 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DEBORAH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,191.00 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTIG, THOMAS J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $72,190.60 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JOHN E Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $72,190.50 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, NAZREEN NEISHA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,190.21 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, JASON C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,189.71 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALYUGA, NIKOLAY Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,189.27 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, COMFORT B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,189.22 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEEK, KARISSA J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,189.06 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, COLLEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,188.48 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, HILDA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,188.06 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LISA J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $72,187.87 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MONICA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,187.81 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ROSS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,187.78 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJECKI, KRYSTYNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,187.52 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULMIS-LOUIS, MERISE Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,187.43 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,187.12 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, SHAWN M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,186.92 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTT, SARAH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,186.88 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHERRY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,186.39 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, PAUL L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,186.39 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,186.18 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHELLE R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,186.16 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, BRADLEY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,185.93 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID D, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,185.81 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,185.46 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, MELISSA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,185.32 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADEL, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,184.98 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CASSIE S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $72,184.80 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SAJI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,184.54 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JODI B Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $72,184.03 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RACHEL S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,184.00 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDA, JANE E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,183.78 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKO, ANDREA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,183.09 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, RAJI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,183.09 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,182.98 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, FRANCIS M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $72,182.58 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKOROWSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,182.52 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JULIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,182.26 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ADAM E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,182.17 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, ROBERT S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,181.44 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, SHEILA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,181.20 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULGENCE, TYQUAN O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,181.20 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, JEFFREY J Employer name Yates County Amount $72,181.16 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBBIE D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $72,181.15 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LISA C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,180.92 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TYERE, ELLEN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,180.88 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEKER, JENNIFER I L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,180.85 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANY, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,180.51 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACINO, BRIAN P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,180.39 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, KIMBERLYN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,179.49 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, JUAN A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $72,179.16 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,178.51 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHEY, GEORGE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $72,178.34 Date 08/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, RYAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,178.27 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, LYNN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,178.03 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, MIRIAM Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $72,177.77 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, J WESLEY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,176.82 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEYLA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,176.44 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,176.39 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLO, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,176.00 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUPE, WAYNE T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $72,175.36 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHUN, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,174.90 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUCK, JO ANN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,174.85 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLAL, RAMMASHE Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,174.68 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SUZANNE B Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $72,174.11 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULITZ, KYLE D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $72,173.75 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, DONALD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,173.24 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KAREN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,173.03 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, TAYLOR F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,172.63 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, CATHLEEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,172.62 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLA, JOHN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,172.12 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $72,172.10 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System