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 SCHWEBE, DUDLEY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,987.35 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,987.31 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, BENNETT J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,987.02 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPRENANT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,986.45 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWAN, JAMES J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,986.13 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ARNOLD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,986.13 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, MICHAEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,985.90 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, RONALD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,985.76 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERY, TODD L Employer name Washington County Amount $71,985.61 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZAKONSKI, JUSTIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,985.43 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,985.10 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, JEREMY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,984.49 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTON, TARA R Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $71,984.44 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RICHARD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,984.05 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVULPI, EUGENE F Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,984.03 Date 08/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JACQUE T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,983.74 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DIANNE T Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $71,983.68 Date 11/08/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, ALLANNA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,983.59 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, EDWARD H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,983.55 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,983.44 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARO, DEBRA C Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $71,983.42 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JOHN A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,983.35 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, MATHIEU Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,982.83 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARY, MARK A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,982.49 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,982.04 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLIPS, ANNAMARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,981.98 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DARRIAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,981.77 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LEO D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,981.35 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUBLESKI, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,981.25 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIA, CECILE F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,980.79 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, KENNETH L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,980.67 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DENISE C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,980.61 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $71,980.61 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARROW, CHRISTINE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $71,980.51 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JAMES F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $71,979.96 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RONNI L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,979.75 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARCIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,979.37 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHYANN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,979.13 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRNAD-TAYLOR, CELINA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,978.25 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, SHARON B Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $71,978.12 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOFFREDO, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $71,978.09 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, VINEETA V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $71,977.37 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LINDA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,977.16 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, HOLLYANNE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,976.94 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, OCTAVIA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,976.76 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEURER, MELISSA H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,976.03 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARAZZI, MARCO V Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,975.60 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JOHN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,975.54 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWS, ERIC T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,975.26 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, BRANDON R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,975.14 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,974.60 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWES, MARGUERITE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,974.60 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JULIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,974.60 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, EILEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,974.60 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,974.60 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCH, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,973.84 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DANIEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,973.76 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINZOW, GARY M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,973.61 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THERESA R Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,972.79 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PATRICIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,972.78 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $71,972.59 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,972.51 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUILLY, ALEX A Employer name Orleans County Amount $71,972.33 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DONALD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,972.19 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, HAROLD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,972.11 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, PETER Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $71,972.01 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, FRANCINE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,971.56 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLICH, ROSANNA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,971.51 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REME, LECITA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,971.30 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENESACA, JOSE M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,970.84 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, POWELL A, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,970.38 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, MELINDA A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,970.19 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFHAUER, JOANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,969.33 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KARIAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,969.19 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, DAVID P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,968.95 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, P.LEONARD Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $71,968.60 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, FRANK Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,968.48 Date 10/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCE, KIM D Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,968.27 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, HAROLD D Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $71,967.88 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINECKE, SUZANNE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,967.47 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BENJAMIN B Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,967.47 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,967.28 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIC R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $71,966.87 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, JOAN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,966.85 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DONALD C, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,966.82 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCOTT, DONALD J Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $71,966.54 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTILLO, CLEMENTINA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $71,966.39 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEWALE, MICHAEL O Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,966.36 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORGREN, CATHERINE E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,966.21 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SEITO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $71,965.84 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, FLORENCE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,965.56 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JUSTINE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,965.27 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEITH R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,965.24 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CURTIS V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,965.19 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBLEDAY, EVAN W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,965.19 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, JAMES M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $71,964.90 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JULIANN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,964.67 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, STUART Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,964.57 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, EILEEN Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $71,964.57 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANTUCK, JASON B Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,964.44 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System