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 CORRADO, MICHAEL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,227.13 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KE, AI Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $71,227.03 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDULA, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $71,226.83 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RODNEY D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $71,226.39 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, STEPHEN H Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $71,226.28 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,226.00 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERCHER, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,225.97 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDIE, REBECCA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $71,225.90 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ANGELA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,225.80 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,225.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBITT, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $71,224.92 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, SEAN Z Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $71,224.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, TINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,224.24 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,223.64 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFORD, FRANKA C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,223.31 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. JOHN-ROSELEY, SHANTAY C Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,222.85 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, JORGE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,222.76 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,222.58 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, MARK J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,222.31 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEUS, MARIA S, MS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,222.01 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, DAVID H Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $71,221.84 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DANIEL W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,221.83 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $71,221.29 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, OZVARDO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,220.77 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, RICHARD L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $71,220.23 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, MARK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,220.17 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYPEK, ELIZABETH Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $71,219.75 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, ARLEEN S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $71,218.94 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCK, GEORGE M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $71,218.78 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, ERIC M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,218.60 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPINO, FRANCIS S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,218.57 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, MARIE O Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,218.21 Date 04/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSON, MICHAEL H Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $71,217.71 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, TERRI Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,217.38 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETSCH, VIVIAN A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $71,217.28 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZEN, KARL C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,217.16 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, RICHARD G Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,217.16 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, DAVID L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,217.16 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, TIANCHEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,216.47 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELHAR, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,216.42 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $71,216.29 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, KENNETH E, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,215.82 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, TRAVIS G Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,215.37 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, JOSEPH J Employer name Washington County Amount $71,214.87 Date 01/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, SUSAN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,214.47 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,214.24 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALERIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,214.21 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, LA SHANNA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,214.19 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, DARRYL F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,214.12 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUOIO, NANCY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,213.68 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,213.24 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELL, BRIDGETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,213.14 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, KRISTEN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,213.04 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKO, DAVID M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,212.94 Date 05/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, CARMELA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,212.64 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,212.39 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PATRICIA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $71,212.25 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, HELEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,212.05 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, DAVID M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,211.72 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ANDREW T Employer name City of Corning Amount $71,211.68 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEEKS, JOHN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,211.65 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JEAN T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,211.34 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CRYSTAL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,210.90 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNERST, AMANDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,210.62 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUZANNE M Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $71,210.28 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, SUSAN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,210.22 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ERIC J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $71,209.92 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $71,209.79 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, ANDREW B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,208.72 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,207.62 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,207.52 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MICHAEL J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $71,207.50 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VICTORIA C Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $71,207.50 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, WENDY A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 07/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, CHARMAINE Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 02/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS-KING, DAVINA A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLI, DAVID B Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAKTMAN, MERYL Employer name Education Department Amount $71,207.50 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, KELLY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,207.50 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, W GREGG Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,207.39 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USZAK, RANDI Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,207.18 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LONNY J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,206.46 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $71,206.24 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MICHAEL W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,206.15 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DEBORA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $71,206.13 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRE, DAVID Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,206.05 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, GURCHARANJEET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,205.89 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASTMAN, JOHN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,205.70 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRA, SUNIL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,204.91 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CLAUDIA B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $71,204.76 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHUE, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,204.56 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRAGNA, ANTHONY Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $71,204.19 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPORITO, LORI A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,204.00 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, TANYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,203.92 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHABIER, BIBI A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,203.92 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANNEMARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,203.90 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,203.39 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONAS, VALERIE J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $71,203.08 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHNICHT, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,203.00 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System