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 PRESLEY, ALENA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,143.51 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MAXINE J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,143.28 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, DIANE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $72,143.15 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HAE W Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,142.57 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, STACY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,142.50 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,141.91 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSITA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,141.52 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURG, KATIE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,141.51 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, MADELEINE S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,141.32 Date 11/23/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIT, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Town of Webster Amount $72,141.32 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,140.88 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, ROBERT MARK Employer name City of Watertown Amount $72,139.97 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, TERRY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,139.91 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, WILLIAM N Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,139.90 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ANTON J Employer name Orange County Amount $72,139.80 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,139.59 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTER-LEONICK, CONSTANCE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,139.36 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,139.31 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, MICHAEL P Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $72,139.28 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHAUNA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,139.25 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGGREN, ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,139.09 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, DAVID G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,138.85 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACURA, NADINE E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,138.82 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,138.73 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, KRISTINE Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $72,138.41 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, HAROLD A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $72,138.36 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GASPERIS, JAMES F Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,138.20 Date 10/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $72,137.09 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERELLE, MICHAEL Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $72,137.09 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMPF, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,136.80 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, JOHN J Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $72,136.68 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEININGER, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,136.49 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, THOMAS E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,136.48 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, STUART W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,136.47 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBEST, YOLANDA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,135.98 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, NANCY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,135.93 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHEILA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,135.51 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,135.45 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THOMAS M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,135.40 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFE, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,134.44 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $72,134.37 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEAU, JOHN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,134.00 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $72,133.99 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,133.93 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISH, HILDIE Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $72,133.77 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMOND-SMIGIENA, COLLEEN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,133.69 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $72,133.39 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZASA, ROCCO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,133.16 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DAVID A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $72,133.05 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, DAVID Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,132.87 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, BRANDON L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $72,132.03 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER DAGUER, HENRY G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,131.96 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, ANDREW R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,131.48 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, FRANCIS P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,131.37 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DAVID K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,131.13 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JASON C Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $72,131.10 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENBURG, DAVID J Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,130.76 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, DONALD K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,130.70 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KRISTINE K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,130.56 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHIELA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,130.43 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARIE A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,130.34 Date 04/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, DONALD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,130.26 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFEE, MARLENE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,130.19 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONDELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,129.83 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVALARO, JULIAN Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,129.63 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MELISSA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $72,129.45 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KEVIN P Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $72,129.41 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKOWITZ, JASON S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,129.38 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LISA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,129.38 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, MELODY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,129.21 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTOCK, TAMMY I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,128.91 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,128.79 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,128.68 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,128.16 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, MARYELLEN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $72,127.87 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, OMAR R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,127.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,127.42 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, BRANDY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,127.33 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDY, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,126.91 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, KEVIN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,126.62 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELBAUER, KARINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,126.61 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ TURCIOS, ELMES A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $72,126.45 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS E Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $72,126.31 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $72,126.16 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZMEYER, JASON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,125.93 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIARA, BRIAN J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,125.52 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,125.36 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANDOSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,124.60 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROQUE, TOMMY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,124.43 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SARAH E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,124.20 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,124.20 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVORMINA, JUSTIN P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,124.19 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CHERYL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $72,124.08 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,124.06 Date 04/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDERS, BENITA E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,124.05 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $72,123.82 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKFELD, JEREMIAH J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,123.16 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTSCHEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $72,122.84 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YOUNSHIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,122.58 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DAVID A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $72,121.59 Date 07/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System