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 BARNETT, VENITA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,669.88 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BEVERLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,669.88 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTINORE, DEBORAH A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $71,669.46 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, GLENN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,669.27 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBERG, ERICK C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,669.26 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEGATE, MARY B Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $71,668.94 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SEJAL P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,668.86 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEU-SICART, GARY G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,668.80 Date 02/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, KEVIN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $71,668.73 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, GARRICK W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,668.68 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIKI, MICHAEL T, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,668.43 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, MANILLA Y Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,667.80 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJNOZKA, MARK W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $71,667.79 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALLIE, BRYANT B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,667.71 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $71,667.54 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,667.35 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $71,666.43 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, SEAN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,666.37 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITTER, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $71,666.23 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCUZZA, ROBERT J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,665.59 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,665.29 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA-ODOM, MARY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,664.69 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,664.69 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSZEWSKI, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $71,664.45 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARO, DARLENE M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $71,663.95 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERNAULT, ERIC A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $71,663.18 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, JOY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,663.12 Date 05/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,662.58 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, LOUISE A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $71,662.48 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, FRANKLIN H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,662.17 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,661.58 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN Z Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,661.31 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLUNGUS, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,661.26 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMENY, CHARLES V, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,660.95 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, RACHEL E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $71,660.87 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, SANDRA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,660.47 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,659.90 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, ANTHONY V, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,659.60 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUERIET, RENSO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,659.33 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, EDWIN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,659.09 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRESCH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,659.02 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, KATHLEEN R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,658.99 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEY, JOSEPH L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,658.67 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, RICHARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,658.65 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LESLIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,658.59 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KERWIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,658.52 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, LEE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,658.44 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKART, DEBORAH L Employer name Orange County Amount $71,658.42 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ROBERT T Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $71,658.35 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, MARK D Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,657.92 Date 10/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARZA, BEVERLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,657.77 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERS, TEVERT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,657.35 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, TAUREAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,656.56 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,656.33 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, LINDA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $71,656.32 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, HOPE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,656.15 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL-GILBERT, LEE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,655.64 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, SHELLEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,655.64 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, PING CHEIH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,655.64 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $71,655.62 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, PERRY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,655.53 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAPMAN, LAURA A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $71,655.52 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,654.97 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JUSTIN D Employer name City of Norwich Amount $71,653.86 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JANE C S Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $71,653.51 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CAROLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,653.37 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, FRANCES M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $71,653.24 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ELLA KATE Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,652.99 Date 02/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROTTA, MITCHELL E Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $71,652.81 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSENT, ANDRE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,651.98 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WALTER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $71,651.87 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, JOSE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,651.55 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NANETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,651.32 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHIOROBO, SUNDAY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,651.32 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, NICOLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,651.32 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, MARK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,651.30 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DAWN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,650.36 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDORUK, DOROTHY A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,650.36 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, DONALD F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,650.34 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, ROBERT M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $71,650.28 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, CORINNE D Employer name Greene County Amount $71,649.91 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIECO, NANCY E Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $71,649.90 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, MARIE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,649.86 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, EDWARD J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $71,649.68 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEUDY, WILHELM L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,649.36 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LAUREL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $71,649.20 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PIKE, TERENCE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,648.57 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUE, JOHN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,648.56 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENBERGER, GUY H, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $71,648.45 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, EMANUEL, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,648.40 Date 01/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, VINCENT T Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $71,648.30 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,647.96 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, INDRANI Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $71,647.74 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, STEVEN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,647.71 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MATTHEW P Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $71,647.70 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MAUREEN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,647.57 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ELLEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,647.25 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, ELIZABETH L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,646.99 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, MICHAEL V Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,646.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, DONALD J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $71,646.94 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System