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 ESCOBAR, LETY Y Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,010.63 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, CAROL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,010.34 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD-CASOLO, BRANDEN Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $72,009.75 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,009.58 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRYAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,009.40 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PONCEAU, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $72,009.35 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILEY, FREDDIE, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,009.14 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SHIRLEY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,008.88 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,008.84 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $72,008.59 Date 07/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRIE, LYNN C Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $72,008.55 Date 12/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, SETH C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,008.52 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, TYLER H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,008.36 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTER, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,008.24 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, GEORGE E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,008.24 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, KATHRYN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,008.15 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY S, JR Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $72,007.85 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRIAN T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,007.79 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTSAS, PAUL W Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $72,007.43 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, KURTIS L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,007.31 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINLING, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,007.24 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $72,007.21 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ROBERT C Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $72,007.11 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSI, NANCY E Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $72,007.11 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, ERIC J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,007.00 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JAMES R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $72,006.46 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBERT J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $72,006.42 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAROL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,006.03 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,006.02 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, JILL D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,005.78 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARTHA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,005.69 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,005.69 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,005.21 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, BRYAN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,005.18 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,004.93 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ABRAHAM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,004.37 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, ANASTASIA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,004.24 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, KIMBERLY-ANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,003.12 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANATION, NEIL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $72,002.70 Date 06/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARJORIE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,002.58 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONAS, ANN M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $72,002.51 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFREY, KEVIN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $72,002.28 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, STEVEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,002.20 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEM M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,002.08 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PAUL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,001.52 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KAREN A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $72,000.76 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELAINE Y Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,000.42 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,000.32 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,000.21 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLANTI, MICHAEL Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,000.02 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, BRENDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,000.00 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, LAURA J Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $72,000.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, SAMUEL Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $71,999.98 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCOL, STEVE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,999.98 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDO, VANESSA J Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $71,999.98 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRUH, ELLEN B Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $71,999.97 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,999.61 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $71,999.58 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, ROBERT W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,999.34 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MARIA F Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $71,998.73 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,998.58 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, DEBRA A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $71,998.06 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,997.94 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEICKERT, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,997.91 Date 12/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $71,997.58 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, MICHELE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $71,997.15 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DAVE J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $71,996.95 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, PETER F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,996.84 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, LAURA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,996.26 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PAUL J Employer name Orange County Amount $71,996.23 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITANO, FRANCIS C Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $71,996.02 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, VANESSA Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,995.79 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYERL, DAVID P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,995.60 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,995.59 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $71,995.45 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELDT, RYAN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,995.27 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILIEN, JEFF A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,995.14 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORAKER, RONNIE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,994.95 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $71,994.64 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, TIMOTHY K Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,994.43 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, DARRIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,994.32 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DIANA J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,993.38 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMOS, C DENNIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,993.29 Date 07/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LINDA A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $71,993.16 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $71,992.83 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICO, ADELE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,992.12 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MERLENA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,991.87 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GABRIEL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,991.83 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODERICK B, JR Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $71,991.04 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, MIRIAM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,990.87 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRUZZI, DOMINICK A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $71,990.24 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRAZZA, JEROME Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,990.17 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MYRLANDE FELIX Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,990.07 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, ANDREW G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,989.93 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDSON, CAITLYN E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,988.80 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEANBURG, SCOTT A Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $71,988.80 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCE, FRANK W Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,988.67 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, WILLIAM C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,988.55 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARGOT M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,988.08 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTE, ROBERT J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,987.56 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System