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 BELOWSKI, RICHARD S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,402.17 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DEAN A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,402.17 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, EUGENE W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $71,401.88 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, STEPHANIE N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,401.72 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, THEODORE W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,401.69 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, MICHAEL L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,401.68 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, SHEILA M Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $71,401.53 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANISZEWSKI, JOLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,401.49 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFONTANT, ANTOINETTE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,401.22 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,401.20 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,401.20 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,401.20 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, JOHN L Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $71,400.30 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, BARBARA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,400.21 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSETT, MICHAEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,400.16 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DOMINIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,400.16 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,400.16 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, ELIZABETH Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,400.10 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATHLEY, KENNETH L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,398.78 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, TED W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,398.78 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $71,398.45 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, WILLIAM E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,398.35 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,397.47 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENO, JUDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,397.33 Date 08/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES E Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $71,396.62 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZLAFF, KARI E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,396.53 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, ROBERT, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,396.51 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUECE, PHILIP Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,396.45 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TRAVIS M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $71,396.39 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSBY, SHAWN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,396.28 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,396.20 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNA, DEBORAH Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $71,395.66 Date 09/03/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRTZ, KEVIN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,395.53 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, PETER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,395.38 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, VICTOR E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,395.14 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELTERLINE, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,395.02 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZULLO, JOHN M Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $71,394.95 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARCZYK, JANINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,394.84 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, BRADFORD B Employer name Education Department Amount $71,393.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETTIERI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,393.81 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKEVITCH, JOHN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,393.79 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLAVER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,393.79 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LOUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,393.79 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGLE, THOMAS C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,393.42 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, CHRISTINE R Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $71,393.15 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, YOHANNI S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,393.12 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOSZ, PATRICIA S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,392.93 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,392.84 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, PETER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,392.63 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECERA, CAREN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,392.63 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SEAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,392.50 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, MELANIE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $71,392.20 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSCHKE, SCOTT C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,391.29 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KEVIN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,390.66 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, SUYIN I Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,390.44 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, KAREN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $71,389.81 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSAN, LAWRENCE P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $71,389.33 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,388.82 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, JOHN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $71,388.67 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUFF, JAMES C Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $71,388.43 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRAZO, FRANCES M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $71,388.17 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CLAIRE M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $71,388.11 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTIL, CLAYTON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,387.91 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GAIL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,387.52 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, NERLANDE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,387.09 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOHN P, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,386.89 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DONALD T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,386.70 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, LUANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,386.20 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $71,385.82 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GARY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,385.69 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, NADIRA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,385.65 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATE, RONALD F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,385.52 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, BARRY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,384.68 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORETTI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $71,384.56 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTIA, LISA A Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,384.43 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASINAIT, CYNTHIA B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,384.41 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, AMY S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $71,384.20 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LINDY L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,383.36 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DECHARNE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,383.08 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, WANDA K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $71,383.06 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,383.02 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, EARL Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $71,382.94 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, THURMAN C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,382.83 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEBEL, JEROME Z Employer name Broome County Amount $71,382.64 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMIERSKI, CELESTE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,382.54 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, ROBYN K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,381.85 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MANOJ P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,381.72 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, JOSE E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,381.50 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,381.44 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANJO, LYNN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,381.36 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLIN, RUFUS Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $71,381.29 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOMPINSKI, SCOTT R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,381.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVART, JEROME M, SR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $71,381.16 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, ROBERT D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,380.46 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MARGARET L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,380.04 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER-BALDWIN, BONNIE L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,379.78 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, EVERED J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,379.12 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $71,378.99 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINPHRIE, ROBIN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,378.91 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JILLIAN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,378.86 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System