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 GAERTNER, RUDOLF E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $71,491.34 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKOFF, DIANE F Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $71,491.28 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARLENE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $71,491.25 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZA, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,491.15 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DAVID P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,490.76 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KIM S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,490.55 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNACZAK, ANTHONY W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,490.37 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGAIN, GLENN A, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $71,490.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $71,489.82 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, DAVID J Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $71,489.68 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERKO, MICHAEL Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $71,489.63 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ZHENYING T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,489.26 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, STEVEN A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,488.98 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOME, DAVID Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,488.85 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARGARET M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,488.85 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSETT-NUNEZ, ELIZABETH D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,488.80 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, ANTHONY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,488.67 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, MARK A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,488.57 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE-HUCKO, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, MARY P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $71,488.57 Date 07/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, VALERIE R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,488.57 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, KAREN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,488.57 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMITA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBE, SCOTT R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVILLE, CATHERINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOHN H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,488.57 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JU-YI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,488.47 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBELLI, ROSELEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,488.24 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLE M R Employer name Steuben County Amount $71,487.53 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERBOSO, ROBERT W Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,487.41 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDINA, ALAN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,486.86 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVOLINA, CYNTHIA Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,486.41 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, GARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,486.41 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,486.41 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYLAND, MARY ANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,486.41 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, LINDA S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,486.41 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BETHANY M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $71,486.41 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNEAU, NANCY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,486.41 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, TODD W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $71,485.78 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINASH, JASON J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $71,485.24 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWARD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,485.10 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, LAURA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,484.60 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MELISSA R Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $71,483.97 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JEFFREY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,483.69 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTING, KATHRYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,483.64 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROSE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $71,483.62 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDINO, BRIAN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,483.55 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, PATRICK J Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,483.35 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCHIARELLI, ASHLEY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,482.92 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,482.61 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCROFT, DAVID J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,482.60 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, SANDRA K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,482.36 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYDAY, GENNADIY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,482.30 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSINGER, ROBIN F Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,482.09 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JAMES L, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $71,482.03 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARON, STEVEN R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $71,480.42 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDTKE, CLIFFORD C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,480.35 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, ALICE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,480.23 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, JEFFREY D Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $71,480.16 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $71,479.99 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, ANDREA S Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $71,479.98 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, JEANMARIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,479.85 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEE, JUDITH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,479.42 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIATTE, ANTHONY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,478.59 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,478.53 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, SANDRA K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $71,478.37 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRO, LISA J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,478.33 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DANIEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,478.23 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HERFA I Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,477.13 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENOVE T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,476.77 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, VICTOR Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $71,476.45 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JASON C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,476.18 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KEVIN D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,476.14 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGOCKI, VALERIE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,475.98 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DOROTHY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,475.76 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, STEPHEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,475.73 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, SHAHAZOON N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $71,475.66 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSHAW, TISA R Employer name Orange County Amount $71,475.63 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $71,475.60 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, THOMAS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,475.54 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLAIDIS, THOMAS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,474.27 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAVAR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,473.73 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,473.48 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DAVID J Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $71,472.76 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, JOHN E Employer name Albany County Amount $71,472.56 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZUELA, MARITZA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,472.17 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGOC, RENATA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,472.16 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEBEER, CRYSTAL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,472.08 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,471.83 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,471.75 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,471.64 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, LISA C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,471.35 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDULA, JOHN S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $71,471.08 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOE, BENJAMIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,471.05 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, STEPHANIE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,470.90 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALS, KENNETH T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,470.81 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERS, MICHELE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,470.81 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CURTIS, MARIE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,470.62 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, HAROLD R Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,470.51 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System