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 MUSTO, MARK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,036.32 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYAM, OSCAR, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,036.01 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNN M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $72,035.94 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,035.72 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSMA, JOSEPH R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,035.69 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBCZAK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,035.28 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,035.09 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELL, TIMOTHY C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,035.02 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, EDWARD C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,034.46 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, CECILIA E Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $72,033.15 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGEL, TODD R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,032.58 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DENNIS M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,032.34 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTWAY, STANLEY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,032.21 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, PATRICIA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $72,031.93 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLERY, DONNA R Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $72,031.65 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, KELLY F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $72,030.98 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ANDREW P Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,030.88 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,030.87 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, JOANNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,030.72 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOSEPH M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,030.02 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MAR, KATHRYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,029.50 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACZYK, DONALD F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,029.34 Date 02/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, REBEKKA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,029.19 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,029.10 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DARIUS S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,029.10 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,029.03 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FREDDY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,028.79 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARHAM, SHANNON C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,028.00 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, JAMES C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $72,027.87 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JACKIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,027.66 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,027.60 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, JOSEPH K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,027.09 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $72,026.92 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIDE, JEAN CHRISTOPHE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,026.92 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, MITCHELL M Employer name Allegany County Amount $72,026.73 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARVAT, JOHN F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,026.68 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERES, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $72,026.46 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JEFFREY R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,026.35 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARASZEWSKI, JOSEPH G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,025.97 Date 05/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILLY, CARISSA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,025.41 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO BRENNAN, INKYORS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,025.05 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JUDITH L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,024.92 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,024.86 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JONATHAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,024.53 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, ANTHONY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $72,024.25 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEAUME, DARREN G Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $72,023.60 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPICCIONE, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,023.51 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CRAIG T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,023.29 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RICHARD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,023.23 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLINSKY, PETER J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $72,023.15 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGA, FRANK J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,022.99 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CRAIG P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,022.93 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, CHANDRA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,022.42 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, SIDNEY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,022.29 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, FREDERICK Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $72,021.73 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPPELLE, FRANCIS G Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $72,021.17 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,021.09 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ALBERT D Employer name Essex County Amount $72,020.94 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, EVE I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,020.81 Date 12/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, CARMEN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,020.41 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ANITA J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,020.26 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, RAYMOND D, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,020.13 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SONYA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,020.11 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, DANNY Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,020.00 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULCOV, STEVEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,020.00 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELTS, GREGORY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,019.92 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, ERIC J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,019.42 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESAK, JEREMY S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,019.19 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SHANE J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,019.09 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULHANE, MICHAEL G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,018.19 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,018.09 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, MARION T Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $72,017.31 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAIGE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,017.17 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JUSTIN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,017.11 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,016.84 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAYSON M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,016.79 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, JOHN Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,016.75 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID O Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $72,016.69 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, RICHARD L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $72,016.65 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MATTHEWS, JACQUELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,016.52 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, PEGGY D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $72,016.39 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAROLYN W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,015.81 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURRIGLIO, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,015.78 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,015.41 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, JANET L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,015.13 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JEREMY D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $72,014.91 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, VINCENT R, II Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,014.46 Date 03/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPLER, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,014.27 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,013.92 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ALLAN E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,013.75 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEFIERD, JOSEPH W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,013.72 Date 01/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DENNIS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,012.83 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, JANET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,012.68 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DONNA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,012.67 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EFRAIN, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,011.87 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, MATTHEW P Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,011.73 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KATHERINE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $72,011.59 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSAW, JAMES C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,011.16 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, MARK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,011.11 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFISCHER, DEBORAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,011.02 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System