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 COKARIC, THERESA J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $71,744.24 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, DANIEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,743.88 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAQUIN, EDDY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,743.88 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNIELLO, MARGARET Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $71,743.85 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,743.76 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ZACHARY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,743.46 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $71,743.27 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CYNTHIA T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $71,742.68 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,742.15 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULICHER, JOHN A, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $71,741.44 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, MICHELLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,741.11 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ANNMARIE Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,740.45 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, VINCENT J Employer name Albany County Amount $71,740.40 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RUBEN Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,740.04 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, TAMMY C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,739.60 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, PATRICK J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,739.51 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,739.46 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $71,739.46 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIDEN, LAUREL L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $71,739.31 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESER, TEYFIK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,739.29 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHANTY, DIANA L Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $71,739.26 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUANITA B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,739.12 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, DOROTHY B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,739.05 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, GARY S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,738.78 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, MICHAEL T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,738.16 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGER, KURT A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,738.00 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, LAURA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,737.96 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERUBIN, CHARLES M Employer name Albany County Amount $71,737.45 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMORE, ELIZABETH D Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,737.34 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, JENNIFER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,737.24 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDEBACK, SHAUN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,737.16 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, MARLINA Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $71,737.02 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIG, WILLIAM L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,737.02 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAYA, TAJUDEEN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,736.98 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, FRANK E, JR Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $71,736.11 Date 12/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DIANE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,735.66 Date 10/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, JENNIFER S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,735.30 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZBURG, DARA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $71,734.69 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATI, RAYMOND J, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,734.54 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKER, SABRINA J, MS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,734.08 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDITS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,733.83 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYWICKI, RONALD J Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $71,733.83 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, JOANNA-JOY Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $71,733.77 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADY, HELEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,733.68 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $71,733.61 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-MC SWEENEY, CAROLENE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,733.33 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACEK, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $71,732.78 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPP, GABOR Z Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $71,732.36 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $71,731.87 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,731.84 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MICHELE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,731.68 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, IRAIS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,731.58 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, WAYNE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,731.49 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MICHELE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,731.20 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Albion Amount $71,731.20 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,731.14 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CORY P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $71,730.23 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMAR, DENISE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,730.13 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAWN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $71,729.98 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, FAITH E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,729.59 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, SHERMAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,729.38 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,729.35 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,728.78 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, DAVID V Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $71,728.67 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGNASHER, ANNE MARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,728.28 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, COLSTON R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,727.94 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARILYNE A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,727.94 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $71,727.74 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, ELIZABETH R Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $71,727.60 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONKNOBLAUCH, MONICA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,727.24 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEVRIER, WAKIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,726.67 Date 01/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, LYNETTE K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,726.55 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, RICHARD Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $71,726.53 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, ALICE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,726.47 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, WILLIAM, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,726.28 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ELDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,726.20 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERMANN, SUSAN V Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $71,726.13 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBORSKY, JOHN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,726.09 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MARK L Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $71,726.05 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEV, ALEXANDER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,725.75 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $71,725.65 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLENNON, REGINA C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $71,725.59 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, NICHOLAS C J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $71,725.35 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $71,725.24 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURMAN, SUZANNE G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,724.62 Date 11/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, EMIL G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,724.18 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSEPH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $71,723.51 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, LORI B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,723.10 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERSON, INES A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $71,723.05 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONE, KENNY C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,722.86 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEILL, GAIL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,722.60 Date 02/01/1960 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JOSEPH E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $71,722.50 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUN, ALEV Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,722.48 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, DAVID Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,722.30 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, MILAGROS Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,721.35 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKART, PATRICE S Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,721.28 Date 09/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, DAVID C Employer name Broome County Amount $71,721.24 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GEORGANN Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $71,721.17 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIECKI, CAROLYN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,720.16 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,720.06 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System