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 SCHAFRAN, TAMMY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,154.82 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, ALAN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,154.32 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOXALL, SHANE C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $71,153.81 Date 02/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, ANTHONY V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,153.61 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVILLE, DANIEL K Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $71,153.60 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTATORE, ARMAND J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,152.60 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOSKI, BRUCE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,151.85 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROBERT G Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $71,151.75 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLERNAN-WOOD, RITA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,151.52 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, PATRICIA E Employer name Erie County Amount $71,151.46 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARESWELL, MICHAEL B Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $71,150.97 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAADE, CATHERINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,150.89 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $71,150.83 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGIS, WAGDY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,150.55 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUYER, ANNE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,150.19 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, EDITH M O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,150.15 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, FRANK J, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $71,149.87 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, GEORGE W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,149.36 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $71,149.23 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSKI, JOHN H Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $71,149.14 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, CLIFFORD J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $71,147.82 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECH, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $71,147.61 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMBE, ALBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,147.20 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCHAN, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,147.20 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,147.20 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, SHAZAAD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,145.89 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-MAYO, JACQUELINE S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,145.47 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYRING, PENROSE J Employer name City of Corning Amount $71,145.45 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURCH-MACHERONE, MARY J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $71,145.36 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, GINA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JANET L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $71,145.36 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, ELIZABETH K Employer name Court of Claims Amount $71,145.36 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, MEIYING Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,145.36 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACK, MICHELE A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,145.36 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGUS, LINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 03/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, SHAWN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, PAMELA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARA, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 12/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MELODY F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESOLELLA, MARY C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LINETTE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKENTON, NOREEN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LUCINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBSHERANY, BARBARA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITTON, VICKI LEE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BEVERLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KAREN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, DIANE E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,145.36 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRI L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, PATRICIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, SUZANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECATUR, JANE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIMEN, CATHY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHERYL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAACK, KIM N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARY KAY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCROFT, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,145.36 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, MICHELLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, GRETA C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 03/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, KATHRYN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALES, CHERYL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSZOMIRSKI, LISA G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,145.36 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLURA, SAL T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $71,145.25 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $71,144.80 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CARLOS E Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $71,144.45 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHENER, JUSTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,144.07 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZA, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,144.00 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILICATA, PHILIP Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $71,143.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL DALEY, CHRISLYN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,143.52 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSEL, CRAIG A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,143.36 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JUDITH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $71,142.87 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SEAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,142.18 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DAVID J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $71,142.04 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICHOLAS E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,141.66 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MERRILL A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,141.62 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, KIT T Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,141.27 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENKATESH, HONGANUR S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,141.14 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLACICCO, SARAH K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,141.05 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, JEREMY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,141.05 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $71,140.38 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBLE, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,140.35 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTROBUS, TONI C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,140.07 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URGILES, CARLOS M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $71,140.04 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,140.02 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAVETTA, ORIANA Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,139.97 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,139.82 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,139.57 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILKIW, MARK A Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $71,139.24 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDANI, ANTHONY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,138.92 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, CARMELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,138.43 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JAVIER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,138.25 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRANCINE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,138.06 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JON P, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,137.87 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, MARY JEAN Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,137.81 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIO, NICHOLAS T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,137.59 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, MATHEW J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,136.88 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,136.19 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System