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 CLAUSEN, PATRICK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,174.74 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACITANO, MARK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,174.35 Date 03/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, MERINO J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,174.31 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $71,174.14 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, DANIEL D Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $71,173.49 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW S Employer name Town of Somers Amount $71,173.31 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICOBBI, PHILIP A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,173.18 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, TERESA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,172.81 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, KEVIN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,172.42 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEN, JEFFERY, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,172.34 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CAROL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,172.21 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JESSICA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,172.11 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ERIKA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,171.86 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCHANSKY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,171.84 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKA, SUZANNE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,171.67 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAER, JAMES J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,171.65 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZEL, MARY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $71,171.26 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALASSO, JAMES J, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,171.05 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,170.58 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EDDIE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,170.42 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, NELS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,169.99 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $71,169.86 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIERNO, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $71,169.68 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, LAZARUS U Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,169.19 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KENNISHA D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,169.09 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, MEGHAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,169.07 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBKA, WILLIAM L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,169.02 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, JESSICA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,168.01 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANDREW H Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,167.82 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, FRANCES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,167.72 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, BEN A Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $71,167.63 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM W, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,167.20 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DARLA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,167.20 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, LOLISA P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,167.20 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DEBBIE S Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $71,167.20 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CATHY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGEMI, MATTHEW D Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCAN, VALERIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MIEUX, DORIAN Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSARD, EDWARD T Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOW, SONAM BEN Employer name Education Department Amount $71,167.20 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, RYAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,167.15 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKE, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $71,166.95 Date 04/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, BETTIE B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,166.68 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, GAYNELL L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,166.68 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MATTHEW T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,166.51 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $71,165.99 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTIS, KRISTA L Employer name Broome County Amount $71,165.84 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JAMES J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $71,165.78 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,165.12 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJDULA, DANIEL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,165.03 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, NICHLOAS P Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $71,164.89 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, KIANI S Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,164.87 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLOSTA, CARMEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,164.73 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TODD N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,164.60 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRET M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,163.90 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $71,163.89 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, SIMONE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $71,163.81 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLEY, DARWIN A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,163.42 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MARIAN A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $71,163.24 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON-AMOYAW, JANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,162.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POELKER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,162.58 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHELE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $71,161.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKER, RANDY A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $71,161.84 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ALYSON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,161.71 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCI, STEPHEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,161.31 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, HONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,161.28 Date 11/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, BRENDAN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $71,161.10 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,161.08 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAYYUM, NAZMUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,159.76 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTONIO, DONATO F Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $71,158.99 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,158.89 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LISA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DEBORAH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MARTIN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS-TAYLOR, JUDITH L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, VANESSA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERF, LISA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMINES, JONEEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,158.68 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORGE, RACHEL J Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $71,158.19 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,158.06 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTORILLO, DANIELLE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,157.84 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, MARGARET E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,157.72 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ODESSA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,157.45 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHARLES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,157.45 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMA, JOHN F Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $71,157.35 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JAMES R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,157.25 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, AMY T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,156.87 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $71,156.87 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, HANSON S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,156.56 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, NANCY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,156.54 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, RICHARD A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $71,156.43 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,156.31 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTA, DIANE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,156.28 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, VINCENT J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,156.07 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBOOM-DORT, LAURA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,155.77 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANDREW C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,155.58 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, DAN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $71,155.11 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBUCCI, DELIA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,154.97 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System