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 DELANEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,252.06 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USMANI, REHAN Q Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,251.70 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTATORE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $71,251.47 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,250.88 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LUCAS P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,250.85 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMONY, ROBERT F Employer name Erie County Amount $71,250.79 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURECK, JACOB D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,250.73 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDY, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $71,250.61 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, STEVEN F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $71,249.94 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEFFREY H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,249.62 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $71,249.55 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Richland Amount $71,249.47 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE, MURRAY Z Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $71,249.43 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, CHESTERFIELD O Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,248.82 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ERIC E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,248.78 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,248.75 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,248.42 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, MARK L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,248.14 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,248.14 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, RHONDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,247.80 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JOHN F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,247.74 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, LARKIN W Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,247.06 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GAIS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $71,247.01 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,247.00 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,246.84 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,246.63 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,246.57 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARO, CHRISTINA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,246.46 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, DAVID C Employer name Broome County Amount $71,246.36 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DIANE M Employer name Greene County Amount $71,245.89 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKO, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,245.58 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,245.47 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORK, JARRETT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,244.56 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, CAROL L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $71,244.56 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,244.53 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, SHIRLEY M Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $71,244.42 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, KEVIN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,244.39 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, JANAT A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,243.84 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIQUETTE, JEAN-LUC H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,243.84 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIANHUI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,243.78 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGAPURA, PRASHANT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,241.95 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,241.81 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNETTO, DANIEL A Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,241.76 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $71,241.69 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, THERESA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,241.31 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, ANNE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $71,241.00 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,240.96 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, KRISTIN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,240.79 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGROVEJO, KLEVER M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $71,240.68 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, CONSTANCE B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,240.36 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LOURDES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,240.00 Date 11/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERIN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $71,239.70 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, JOAN E Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $71,239.46 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, STANLEY L, III Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $71,239.43 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, PATRICK T Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,238.13 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURANT, DANIEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,237.96 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBIN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,237.33 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, WILLIAM F, II Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,237.06 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MARIE F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,237.01 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MELANIE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,236.86 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, DONNA G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,236.16 Date 01/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEE, KEVIN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,236.04 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, DUSTY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,235.91 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTO, SHEILA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,235.90 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARYL D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,235.68 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, PATRICK E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,235.53 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MION, DAVID A Employer name City of Rye Amount $71,235.28 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,235.27 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GAIL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,235.06 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,234.84 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICH, JOHN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,233.81 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASARIK, JOSEPH R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,233.74 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, HAYLEY A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,233.74 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CLAIRE G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,233.64 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGER, LAWRENCE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $71,231.63 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LEONARD Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $71,231.48 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZESNAT, KATHERINE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,231.47 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPADULA, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,231.37 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, TIMOTHY U Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $71,230.50 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $71,230.40 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, LAURIE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,230.40 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RACHEAL E Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,230.39 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, GEMMA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,230.16 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WAYNE P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,230.05 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,230.04 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE-WARD, THERESE M Employer name Greene County Amount $71,229.98 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, APRIL C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,229.94 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNER, DEBORAH J Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $71,229.90 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, CURTIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,229.83 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARIYAN, JOSEMON Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,229.66 Date 11/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLADEGA, PUSHYAMI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,229.47 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKNER, DAVID P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,229.37 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARTS, STEWART L, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,229.30 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $71,229.26 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPERROTTA, RAYMOND A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $71,229.18 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLOTTA, MARION Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,228.91 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,228.86 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $71,227.90 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,227.72 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DOROTHY G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $71,227.54 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System