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 PATEL, UMABEN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEA, MARY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, SUKJOO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, NISHITH N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARION D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGALE, COSMO J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ABBY H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, WALTER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,957.52 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHELE R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $71,957.48 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, LEROY W Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,957.44 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, BRENDAN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $71,957.26 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ADAM P Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $71,956.79 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, JEREMY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,956.69 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MARDOCHEE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,955.57 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, LAURA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $71,955.42 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANO, VICTORIA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,955.27 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATH, ANJAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,955.00 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DAVID Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $71,953.34 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAZOTT, RONALD T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,953.28 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,953.01 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBRIGLIA, PHILIP A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,952.96 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGELMAN, WALTER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,952.62 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMMIRRI, SIRISHA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,952.62 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TODD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,952.28 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNITZKI, MARYANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,952.06 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, THOMAS J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,952.06 Date 06/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, LACHELLE J Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,951.89 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, SARAH M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,951.62 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHU, JAMIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,951.36 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH-LEWIS, BENITA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $71,951.36 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, BRIAN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,951.36 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, DAVID B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,951.18 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYNOT, KATHLEEN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $71,951.06 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PORTFORD S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,950.83 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, JAMES J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,950.38 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, STEPHEN B Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $71,950.10 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, EKATERINA Y Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,950.06 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, ALAN G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,949.60 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY-SMITH, ANNETTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,949.38 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEE, SHELLEY A Employer name Department of State Amount $71,949.29 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDLI, GLENDA E Employer name Orange County Amount $71,949.25 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALL, ROBERT D Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,949.13 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ELIZABETH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,949.10 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, JOHN Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,948.98 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, KATHRYN G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,948.74 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEUR, NANCY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,948.72 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ADAM J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,947.80 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADU GYAMFI, SAARAH Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $71,947.23 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOQUERT, ELIZABETH F Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,946.72 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASH, MEGAN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,946.36 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHTEYN, BORIS Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,946.36 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIOLA, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,946.26 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRINGER, BEVERLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,946.16 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, KEITH M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $71,946.04 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURCZAK, TIFFANY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,945.96 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCELSI, MARC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,945.87 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, JOHN D Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,945.21 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASSETT, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,945.21 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BEVERLY P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $71,945.18 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, VICTOR M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.04 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCOLINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $71,945.02 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGALITE, PIERRE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,944.93 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, ANNEMARIE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,944.08 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PHILIP M Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,944.04 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUE, JACQUES R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $71,943.96 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOANN L Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $71,943.88 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELAINE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $71,943.04 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, ROBERT R Employer name Erie County Amount $71,942.53 Date 10/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, ANTHONY Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,942.18 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHKO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,942.06 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, CATHERINE V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,942.02 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,941.89 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, ELEANOR J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,941.61 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, RODERICK Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,941.53 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNEMI, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $71,941.17 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARCO A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,940.86 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUEMANI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $71,940.83 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, BRIAN S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,940.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MAUREEN R Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $71,940.38 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, RAYMOND M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,940.05 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, CATHARINE E Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $71,939.50 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, MICHAEL S Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $71,939.46 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRUE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $71,938.41 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,938.31 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DAVID L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,938.16 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDICEYUVA, JUSTIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,937.97 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, RAYMOND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,937.90 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MAURICE E Employer name Albany County Amount $71,937.76 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEXIDOR-ROMAN, MARIE C Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $71,937.74 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGDON, RICHARD A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,937.50 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDAS, ALAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,937.25 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCAMO, BARBARA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $71,937.24 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DOROTHY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,937.09 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, KAREN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,936.29 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, KRISTIN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,936.28 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JOHN N, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $71,936.01 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,935.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,935.57 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONZOGNI, RICHARD Employer name Orange County Amount $71,935.53 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System