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 KLEIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,698.78 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGATH, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,697.83 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CAROLINE B Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $71,697.63 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, MARCY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,697.53 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, PATRICIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $71,697.27 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, JOHN F Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $71,697.19 Date 03/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Orange County Amount $71,697.01 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JACK E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,696.98 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, LAURIE P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,696.56 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, JAMES T Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,696.50 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,696.36 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, DANIEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,696.16 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, RONALD M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $71,695.72 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $71,695.09 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LAURA A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $71,694.79 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NORA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,693.87 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,693.68 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, ANTHONY R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $71,693.50 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, REBECCA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,693.04 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAISER, MEGAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,692.98 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZER, KENNETH G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,692.41 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,692.10 Date 07/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, CATHERINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,691.82 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDITT, BRIAN D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,691.80 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, MARITZA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,691.60 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKE, DEBORAH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,691.41 Date 12/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASICH, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,690.25 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SHARON D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,689.99 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CYRIL R, III Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $71,689.79 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, ROBERT Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $71,689.56 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,689.48 Date 07/04/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $71,688.76 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNELLI, MARIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,688.62 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, PATRICIA E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,688.60 Date 01/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, LAURENCE B Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $71,687.78 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHENLAUER, LOU ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $71,686.63 Date 05/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, ANTHONY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,686.32 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,685.56 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,685.46 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBY, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $71,684.96 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGSWORTH, JOHN D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $71,684.94 Date 12/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, KELLY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,684.56 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCERI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,684.38 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, BRETT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,684.34 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, DALE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,684.34 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $71,684.34 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DEOWATTIE Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $71,684.34 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, MARY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,683.26 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WILFREDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,683.19 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, COLLEEN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,683.10 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SANDRA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,682.82 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ADAM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,682.81 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSPLOCK, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,682.28 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SIMONNE Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $71,682.12 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,681.94 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BETHZAIDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,681.92 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, NICHOLAS G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,681.57 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,680.46 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINWOOD, GREGORY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,679.94 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,679.53 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LORI A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,679.48 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, ERIC A Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $71,679.45 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENDARIARENA, JEFFREY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,679.40 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMTER, FREDDIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,678.89 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZO, ROBERT L Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,678.87 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Richland Amount $71,678.81 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, MARIANNE Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $71,678.61 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHNER, TED J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,678.44 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRA, MATTHEW W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,678.41 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMIDINE, CHAD A Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,678.34 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIMAS, JACQUELYN F, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,678.30 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, KIRK M Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,678.16 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVAK, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $71,677.60 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ERIC J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,677.22 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOUN, AIDA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,677.06 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DIANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,677.06 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADRICH, ROSEANNE M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $71,676.74 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $71,676.66 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, DARRYL WILLIAM Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $71,676.52 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SAMUEL I Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,676.18 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKY, PHYLLIS S Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,675.90 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, JASON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,674.46 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $71,674.27 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALPARTIDA, JESUS R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,674.24 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, EMY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,674.01 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, NEIL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,673.59 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, CHAD J Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,673.44 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENEANEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,673.24 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AARON T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $71,672.67 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANESCU, GEORGE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,672.51 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,672.38 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $71,672.14 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILE, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,672.04 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, DONALD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,671.28 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBUS, STANLEY J, JR Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $71,671.15 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNETTI, VERONICA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $71,671.00 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, MARIA CRISTINA B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,670.97 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JULIE E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $71,670.86 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADE, SARA E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $71,670.40 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DALE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,670.10 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System