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 SULLIVAN, KEVIN P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $71,646.50 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GEORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $71,646.49 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBERT-COX, ANTONETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,645.97 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AARON L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,645.75 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, TAMMY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,645.45 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $71,645.41 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLUTI, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,644.58 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTOSO, LEONARDO, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,644.34 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, HALLE P Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,644.23 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, KEVIN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,643.97 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, SCOTT Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,643.31 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,643.27 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFKO, CRAIG H Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $71,642.93 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,642.50 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFIELD, STEVEN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,642.46 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARSKI, DIANE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,642.41 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMIE M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $71,641.60 Date 02/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, DONALD D Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $71,641.60 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,641.46 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,641.34 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBEL, STEVEN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,640.54 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, MARY J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $71,640.39 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, CHIQUITA T Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $71,640.01 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, BARRY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,639.93 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNWELL, DEMETRIS L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,639.91 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, CLIFFORD H Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,639.72 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN-MYERS, JENNIFER M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,639.50 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,639.38 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOYCE, WILLIAM J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,639.01 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JODY L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $71,638.99 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST DENIS, CAROLYN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,638.98 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LORENZO L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,638.66 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, APRIL D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,638.40 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MATTHEW R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,638.25 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHMANI, SHAHIDA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,638.00 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LATISHA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,637.73 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, RALPH E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $71,637.62 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLEY, JONATHAN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,637.51 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, TODD M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $71,637.39 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, LYNN M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $71,636.98 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, SUSAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,636.69 Date 07/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOHN L Employer name Broome County Amount $71,636.24 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PAMELA C Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $71,635.98 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDARIO, DINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,635.66 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,635.21 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $71,635.07 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ERIC M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,634.97 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JEFFERSON M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,634.89 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SUSAN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,634.80 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGSBY, ALAN W Employer name Gilbertsville Mt Upton CSD Amount $71,633.98 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LEROY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,633.56 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,633.08 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EMILY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,632.97 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,632.85 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, DUANE G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,632.83 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,632.78 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, RAFAEL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,632.74 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $71,632.74 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRUCE W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $71,632.44 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,632.11 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,632.01 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATLEY, COLEEN P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $71,631.68 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SELICIA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $71,631.35 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, KENNETH G, III Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,631.33 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, JENNIFER C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,630.94 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGLE, CRAIG A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,630.85 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, THERESA A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,630.08 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNAPIECO, EILEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,630.07 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VURAL, ELISABETH R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,630.03 Date 09/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, MATTHEW T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,629.61 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, JAMES G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,628.01 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FRANCES T Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,627.81 Date 01/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, DOMINICK J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,627.54 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSDEN, ANITA C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,626.89 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEARY, DARREN S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $71,626.88 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, LINDA Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $71,626.72 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KIMBERLY Y Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,625.87 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYAND, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $71,625.82 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEHER, CATHY L Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $71,625.65 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOT, KAREN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,625.52 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,625.29 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, RACHEL D Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $71,623.68 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEENO, JOSEPH A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $71,623.52 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA-VEGA, SAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,623.49 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COEN-LAHOZ, FLORENCE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,623.47 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, KARIM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,623.09 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONNIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,623.06 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, MICHAEL P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,622.93 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROBERT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,622.47 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, ANN-MARIE R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,622.29 Date 05/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMES, LORI Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $71,621.50 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, ADAM S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,621.35 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $71,620.88 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASIAK, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,620.66 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUNKER, COLLEEN C Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $71,619.92 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, TERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,619.31 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, YUSIFF A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,619.07 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, KYLE Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $71,618.88 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLESTAS, JORGE A Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $71,618.82 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEFFER, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Amount $71,618.58 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System