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 DIXSON, ADAM J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,719.94 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, JOSEPH P Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $71,719.64 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, ERIN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,719.63 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTA-ROSKOS, CATHERINE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,719.50 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, THOMAS R Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,719.32 Date 06/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, NICOLE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,719.16 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PHILIP M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,719.08 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STECHENFINGER, CARL L Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $71,718.99 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIAN, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $71,718.56 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESARDI, DANIEL L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,718.40 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, SAMANTHA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,718.33 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MORRIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,717.24 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, ANGEL M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $71,716.94 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, JOHN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,716.68 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,716.59 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVIS, CHRISTINA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,716.59 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MELISSA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,716.54 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEXTON, ROBERT W Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $71,716.47 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPULAR, ANDRIJANA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,716.01 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNINO, JAMES V Employer name Green Island Power Authority Amount $71,715.96 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SHERRY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,715.84 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, LINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, ALBERTA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 01/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEU-METZ, KAREN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,715.72 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTSON, NANCY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 04/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, KIMBERLY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,715.72 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, RICHARD W Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,715.35 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIRNOVA, TATIANA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,715.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, AMY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,715.24 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,715.24 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JAMES T Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,715.24 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPIORA, JOSEPHINE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $71,714.85 Date 10/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEKLASA, STEPHEN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,714.55 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLER, EVAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,714.44 Date 10/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOELIZAIRE, EMANISE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,714.20 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKMAN, WAYNE N Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $71,714.19 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, GINO B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,713.95 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSO, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $71,713.78 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, JOYCE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,713.72 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, BRIAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $71,713.66 Date 04/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNICCHI, ROBERT D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,713.27 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, KENNETH J Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $71,712.78 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, LISA LANG Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,712.75 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, PETER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,712.56 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGER, MARK E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,712.47 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ERIC S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,712.42 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANUSSI, CHRISTINE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,711.40 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, BRIAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,711.13 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENNIS J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,711.11 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NATALIE R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,711.02 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, LAURA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,710.58 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RISI, LEONARDO Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $71,710.49 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $71,709.69 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPP, SUSAN Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $71,709.60 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DORCAS M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,709.57 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,709.35 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ALAN C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $71,709.32 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,709.17 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JAMES J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $71,709.13 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, ERIC T Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $71,709.11 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $71,708.79 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, GEORGE J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $71,708.32 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBFINGER, ROGER A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,708.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORRAINE G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $71,707.70 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSI, FRANCESCO Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $71,707.48 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, JUNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,706.85 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABB, KENNETH P Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $71,706.80 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,706.36 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROOHS, JOHN W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,706.00 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, EDWARD J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,705.77 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, NELSON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,705.70 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $71,705.58 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIONI, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,704.77 Date 08/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JANE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,704.62 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, ARTHUR H Employer name Albany County Amount $71,704.38 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,704.38 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ORDEANA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,704.32 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, VIRGINIA L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $71,704.20 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, PAMELA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $71,703.67 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ADAM D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,703.59 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, LENWARD G O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,703.44 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANTI, BEATRICE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,703.41 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ELIZABETH B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,703.22 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIEL Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,703.05 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORODYSKI, GARRY R Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $71,703.00 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, CAESAR A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,702.93 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, KRISTINA G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,702.20 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,701.73 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLECK, RICHARD O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,701.37 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $71,701.34 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAR-BAILEY, LOHRE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,700.25 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name Town of Riga Amount $71,700.25 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, ROSA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,700.12 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JOHN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,700.01 Date 11/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, MICHAEL J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $71,699.68 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIEN, ANILA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,699.61 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,699.25 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ERIC C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,699.07 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System