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 MANSUETO, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $71,848.23 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTUCA, STEPHEN A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $71,847.95 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROSS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,847.81 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JUSTIN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,847.36 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKEY, JOHN T Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,846.87 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, JAMES W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,846.44 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADAKIS, ANNA Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,846.05 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JENNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,845.91 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, REBEKAH R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,845.74 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,845.69 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $71,845.66 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KEITH G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,845.51 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $71,845.46 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,845.41 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCKE, JESS E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,844.34 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JASON Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,844.31 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $71,843.80 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOERGER, MICHAEL P Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $71,843.61 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAPANEN, MELISSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,843.23 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,842.85 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, AMY B Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $71,842.62 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARMANT, EVANTZ Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,842.15 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUVAL, TODD JP Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,842.07 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALPE, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $71,842.00 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $71,841.86 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,841.83 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LOVINA V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,841.77 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,841.64 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESOLD, FREDERICK A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,841.37 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JONATHAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $71,841.23 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOROSYAN, GAYANE F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $71,841.09 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAULT, KATHY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $71,840.65 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DARRYL G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $71,840.41 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BILLIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,840.24 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,839.58 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DJOKIC, ZEJNEL Employer name Somers CSD Amount $71,839.38 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODIGKEIT, JOHN CHARLES Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $71,839.08 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONSKI, BRIAN A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,838.99 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMY, MICHAEL P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,838.86 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLUNGHER, ERIKA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,838.52 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCICHE, BONNIE M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $71,838.30 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, GLENN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,838.07 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,838.05 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, FRANK S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,838.02 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLROSE, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,838.01 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGERO, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,838.00 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, STACEY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,838.00 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MARK T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,837.93 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBERG, TAMMIE S Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,837.83 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, THOMAS C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $71,837.43 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERERRI, AMY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,837.18 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT B Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $71,837.11 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMBREL, KENDRA V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,836.63 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, LEE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,836.40 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCA, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,836.36 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARENO, KAREN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,836.19 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DONNA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $71,836.09 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUSHEVIC, JOHN Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $71,836.06 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $71,835.87 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATRI, RAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,835.82 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-SIPLEY, LESLIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,835.49 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNECKY, JANET M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, ELIZABETH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MAURICE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG TANG, TSUI YEE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, TAPASHI P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JANE MH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATO, STEVEN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMBOR, GENE G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,835.23 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENE M Employer name Village of Depew Amount $71,835.19 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERSA, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $71,834.99 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, RONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,834.31 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $71,834.22 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,834.10 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MAUVA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,834.09 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAFF, DARYL P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,833.81 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOSHUA E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,832.67 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, LISA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,832.38 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIELLO, PATRICK J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,832.20 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,832.11 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNICK, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,832.07 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, MICAH S Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,832.03 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, TAMIKA D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,832.00 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANOWICZ, RAFAL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,831.97 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFESE, SHEILA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,831.48 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, MARGARET A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,831.34 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAULEY, MARGARET Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,831.34 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHCHIPAKINA, GALINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,831.07 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIRWYKE, STEVEN C Employer name Broome County Amount $71,830.97 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, CANDACE A Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $71,830.72 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, GRETCHEN L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,830.68 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NATHAN D Employer name Buffalo Fiscal Stab Auth Amount $71,830.39 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAUL Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $71,829.54 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, COLLEEN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,829.04 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, MATTHEW N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,828.90 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, JOHNATHAN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,828.84 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,828.76 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORISMOND, JEAN V Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,828.52 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CARLENE T, MS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,828.49 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System