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 JACKSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $71,869.65 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHITHANNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,869.58 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITO, GERARD F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,869.30 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FIERRO, CATHY H Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,869.15 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TYLER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,868.95 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBERA, MARK D Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $71,868.57 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, FAITH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $71,868.56 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, AMY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,868.03 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, DALE M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $71,867.80 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, STEVEN R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,867.59 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, CONSTANCE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $71,867.20 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, MARK A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,867.15 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, ALAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $71,866.52 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO, JASMINE L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $71,866.30 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SONIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,866.18 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL HIJAZIN, SALEM A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,866.14 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VINCE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,866.07 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, MIDO Q Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,866.07 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, PHILLIP J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,865.74 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CHRISTIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,865.60 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPOLSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,865.50 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATLER-JOHNSON, PATRICIA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,865.20 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, MARK H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,864.74 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, KATHERINE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $71,864.52 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENART, EDWARD J Employer name Education Department Amount $71,864.52 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, LINDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,864.52 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $71,864.26 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOZZAFAVA, LOUIS J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $71,864.06 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, MARY JOAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,863.98 Date 07/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,863.14 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIO, MICHAEL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,862.89 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURCH, ERIN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,862.73 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTICELLI, JONATHAN P Employer name Madison County Amount $71,862.26 Date 05/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, TODD M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,861.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILESKI, TRACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,861.68 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DANIEL F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,861.61 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, NINA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,861.39 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTLIE, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,861.20 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, GARETH M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $71,861.17 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JOHN L Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $71,860.80 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, RENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,860.80 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, MICHAEL P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,860.44 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, MOLLY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,860.31 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ROSEMARY Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $71,859.50 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $71,859.39 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANDRA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $71,859.00 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHTARE, MALENA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,858.86 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JEAN F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,858.46 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POELLER, JILL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,858.38 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, MELISSA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,858.38 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, JOHN R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,858.29 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD, ROGER C Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $71,857.89 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONTOLI, LINDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,857.70 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,857.66 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINEER, JASON E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $71,857.63 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $71,857.32 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, MICHAEL P Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,856.97 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLIK, CRAIG S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,856.87 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,856.81 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, MEGAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,856.65 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, KAREN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,856.09 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,856.07 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, JEAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,855.90 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,855.67 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA-BLEIR, MARY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,855.46 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, BRIAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,855.11 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,855.05 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, BYRON J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,855.04 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,854.82 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $71,854.77 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, TORY C Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $71,854.75 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PATRICK W, SR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,854.14 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,854.07 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRENCHKO, PETER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,853.86 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JOHN H Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $71,853.86 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKOT, JASON K Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $71,853.86 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SIMON W Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,853.86 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, GEORGE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,853.86 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,853.33 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISE, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $71,853.26 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TENE N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,853.25 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDO, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,852.50 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,852.30 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DANIEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,851.91 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $71,851.54 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSS, JOHNATHAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $71,851.42 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTARATOS, KATERINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,851.27 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, GERALD A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $71,851.08 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, TAMIKA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $71,850.95 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANEY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,850.61 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELIER, MARGARET H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,850.52 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,850.43 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCA, JEFFREY J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,850.19 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RENEE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,850.00 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, SEAN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,849.18 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,848.94 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, STEVE Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $71,848.81 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHNNY D Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,848.80 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, DOUGLAS B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,848.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZER, ELENA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,848.28 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System