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 REAVIS, GLENICE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,935.48 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, HEATH L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,935.45 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN P Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $71,935.30 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KEVIN P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,935.26 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMEAU, TANIA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,935.10 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, JIMMIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,934.85 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, JAIME A Employer name Department of State Amount $71,934.72 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHINGER, SHARON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,934.72 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JOSHUA W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,934.72 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,934.72 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTER, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,934.72 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRIESEMA, LEANNE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,934.72 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, PAUL F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,934.22 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, AMY G Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $71,933.42 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,933.28 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, KEVIN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $71,933.03 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONAN, DANIEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,932.55 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,932.28 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LUIS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,932.25 Date 08/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDETTI, KEITH L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $71,931.84 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, JAMES E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,931.74 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, J THOMAS Employer name Allegany County Amount $71,931.72 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGER, BARBARA Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $71,931.39 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULEY KANNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,930.67 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, PAUL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,930.48 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZAMORA, MICHAEL A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,930.35 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAN, BARBARA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $71,930.31 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, CORY R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $71,930.25 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, OTIS M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $71,929.93 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, OMAR J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,929.93 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,929.92 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, LESLY Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,928.40 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERCIN, SANDRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,927.76 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUKO, LENORE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,927.68 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TAMERA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,927.50 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMOUSETTE, ELIEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,927.33 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $71,927.12 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, VANESSA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,927.07 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINHARDT, DEBRAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,926.67 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, BRYAN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,926.43 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SHAWN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,926.14 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, MARILYN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $71,925.90 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, THERESA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,925.84 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, NICOLE E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,925.56 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, VINCENZO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,925.34 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUECKERT, MELISSA J, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,925.10 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORKIN, ARKADIY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,925.10 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIFKA, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,925.01 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, MELINDA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,924.82 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MATTHEW C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,924.76 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, DENISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,924.76 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSEMAN, BRETT M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,924.25 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, DOMINICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,923.40 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LUCINDA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $71,923.33 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADUSKY, STANLEY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,923.16 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZA, SALVATORE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $71,922.94 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESINGER, DONALD G, III Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $71,922.76 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ROBERT E Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $71,922.61 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTLEY, KELLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,922.29 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, MORRIS Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,921.32 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEITH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,921.31 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNOWITZ, JARED M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $71,920.52 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRET, JEREMY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,920.31 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMSTER, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $71,920.31 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMEL, GEORGE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,919.77 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO DIAZ, ALFREDO E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,919.63 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORISUCK, JOHN P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,919.20 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, SHANNON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,919.03 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,918.82 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GAIL C Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $71,918.49 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDOL, TRISHA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,918.20 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,918.18 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ARTHUR S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,918.02 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, SABRINA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,917.86 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, SUSANN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,917.63 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOZINSKI, KERRY Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $71,917.42 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, AIHUA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,917.34 Date 06/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, LISA A Employer name Seymour Public Library Dist Amount $71,917.11 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, KENNETH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,917.02 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,916.97 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, HOPE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,916.95 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, LISA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $71,916.84 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBERT, JEFFREY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,916.81 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,915.94 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, THERESA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,915.91 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,915.88 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBA, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $71,915.80 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,915.40 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIE, WILLIAM Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,915.04 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELETH, JEREMY N Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,914.92 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER-MC LAUGHLIN, SCARLETT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,914.10 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, MONIQUE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,914.07 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUSTIN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,914.03 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SHAUNA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,913.73 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, MATTHEW J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,913.70 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $71,913.63 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $71,913.59 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,912.62 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, ANDREW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,912.60 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NIESHA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,912.51 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System