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 SCHIFFMAN, JANICE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,470.30 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GREGORY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,470.04 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, STANLEY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $71,469.99 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, ERIC M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,469.59 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAERTNER, RANDY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $71,469.26 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, MICHAEL J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $71,469.12 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIDGET D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,469.01 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CAROL A Employer name Clinton County Amount $71,468.59 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEY, ROBERT M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,468.26 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, JOE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,468.14 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $71,467.43 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, GRETA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,466.76 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEBORN, SCOTT Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,466.70 Date 06/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, DEBORAH A Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $71,466.18 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,466.01 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIALE, ARMAND M Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,465.89 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURI-FINN, JILLIAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,465.67 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,465.46 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, THERESA E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,465.33 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLICH, BARBARA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,465.33 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORLANDO, VIRGINIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,465.33 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, TRACY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,465.33 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,465.33 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPA RUNFOLA, DONATELLA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,465.33 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINELLI, GLORIA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,465.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KEVIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,465.33 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLIN, ALAN S Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $71,465.25 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, EDWARD V Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,464.76 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNUTT, CAROL N Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,464.51 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, DEBORAH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,464.49 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, LENORA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,463.52 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, HARRY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $71,463.46 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAUTER, JACOB E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,463.00 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATTINO, PETER V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,463.00 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATZKES, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,463.00 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,462.88 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USEO, VINCENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,462.44 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSNER, SUSAN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,462.42 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACCARINO, THOMAS M Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,462.29 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, WILLIE J Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $71,462.03 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUBER, TODD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,461.70 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARI, MARY K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,461.52 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, PATRICK J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,460.90 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANGA, KAVITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,460.87 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, MICHAEL A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,460.43 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, MARIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,460.17 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS-THERMITUS, MARIE F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,460.12 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMONTE, JAMES E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $71,460.07 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, ALYSON T M Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,459.97 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, TODD R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $71,459.86 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RANDOLPH M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $71,459.58 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MELVIN H Employer name Town of Somerset Amount $71,458.99 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, KENNETH S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,458.39 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, BERNARD L Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $71,457.38 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ADRIAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,456.62 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCK, WILLIAM S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,456.57 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDD, MICHAEL A Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $71,456.51 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, SUSAN K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $71,456.30 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, AMY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,455.93 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, JAMES R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,455.90 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,455.80 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,455.80 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNDMAN, PAUL M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,455.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,455.80 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUEX, SCOTT C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,455.80 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHAEL W Employer name Erie County Amount $71,455.66 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, DEBORAH S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,455.14 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KEVIN O Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,454.51 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, JOHN K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $71,454.45 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKEWICH, RACHEL A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $71,454.04 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDKOWSKI, THOMAS W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,453.98 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUGGIERO, DIANE M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $71,453.84 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $71,453.68 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA POSTA, MILLICENT Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,453.51 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,453.44 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, MARIE GISELE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $71,453.18 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, NICOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,453.10 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, TIMOTHY I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,453.10 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, MICHAEL T, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,452.25 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $71,452.14 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, JASON R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,452.14 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LORRAINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,451.88 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MARIO Employer name Somers CSD Amount $71,451.46 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, FRANCESCA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,451.34 Date 07/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROS, CHANCE H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,451.06 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, NEAL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,450.48 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, MEREDEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,450.48 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CHAIN, LINDA M Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $71,450.06 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,449.90 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTONICA, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,449.64 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, WILLIAM P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,449.33 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMERS, PHILIP T Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,449.09 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, TREVOR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,449.07 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JANE N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,448.57 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOS, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,448.31 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, AZRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,448.00 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUITT, MARTIN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,447.84 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, SALLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,447.48 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JONATHAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,447.37 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, STEPHANIE C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,447.35 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System