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 VADI, DANIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,987.93 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLHEISER, GREGG Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,987.87 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $70,987.71 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TOM P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $70,987.69 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, JOHN M Employer name City of Olean Amount $70,987.65 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, RAYMOND F Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $70,987.55 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, MICHAEL C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $70,987.50 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENN, ANN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,987.38 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARONCZYK, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $70,986.95 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDY, TRACY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,986.91 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES T Employer name Wayne County Amount $70,986.24 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, RODNEY J Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $70,986.00 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, MICHAEL A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $70,985.68 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSEMER, KENNETH Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $70,985.56 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,985.56 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,985.16 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, PETER B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,985.09 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARJORIE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,985.05 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DENISE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,984.94 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, STANLEY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,984.94 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, GALINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,984.86 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, ERIKA A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,984.84 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AARON A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,984.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JULIE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,984.76 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, CHARLES E Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,984.67 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGEL, CASSANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,984.26 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, HONORA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,984.17 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, JAMES B Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,984.08 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,984.06 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ALICE M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $70,984.00 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN-NELSON, LAUREN Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $70,983.96 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CHERI A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $70,983.91 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $70,983.73 Date 07/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANGORRA, CRYSTAL E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $70,983.72 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTRAY-DUNCAN, MARGOLYN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,983.69 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, BRANDY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,983.33 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HELENE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,983.23 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $70,983.13 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAK, SHERRY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $70,982.19 Date 06/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, FRANK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $70,982.10 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHANNESSIAN, SHANT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,981.90 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINER, GWYNNE E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $70,981.80 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BETH L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,981.50 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SAMARA A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,981.37 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARUSSO, JOHN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $70,981.23 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSKER, DIANE M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $70,981.10 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, PAULETTE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,981.06 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSCHOW, ERIC R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,980.84 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QADRI, ILLAHI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,980.26 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,980.08 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARIELLO, LISA N Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $70,979.48 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NICOLE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,979.28 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DEIRDRE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,979.26 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, DENNIS C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,979.13 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISENBERG, EDIE H Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $70,979.11 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETROV, ZLATKO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,979.00 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, DANIELL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,978.91 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,978.89 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, ANTHONY W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,978.73 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, CHRISTINE T Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $70,978.20 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, THOMAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,977.96 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $70,977.84 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-SICINSKI, DENISE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,977.19 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, WAYNE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,976.45 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, GAIL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,976.39 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, JOSEPH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,976.36 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSOMS, KENNETH K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,975.85 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,975.61 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTA, DEVIN K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,975.07 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEWICKI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,974.46 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMMY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,974.39 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,974.09 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRETT W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,973.66 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, HUNTER W Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,973.61 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, SYLVIA E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,973.54 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUNA, BRIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,973.49 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGEL, STEWART G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,972.95 Date 11/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MARK P Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $70,972.75 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY-RIZZUTI, JO A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $70,972.72 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERHISE, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,972.55 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJECKI, EDWARD P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,971.40 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM-IMPERIAL, GRETTA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,971.21 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZAL, JOSEPH A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $70,971.21 Date 04/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, ANTWAUN L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,971.04 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JUSTIN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,970.88 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLING, JOHN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,970.63 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDOCK, NANCY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,970.50 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, MAUREEN M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $70,970.48 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, STACEY ANN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,970.22 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARATEA, MAURO A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,970.20 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, ANDREW W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,970.01 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JEREMY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,969.30 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, PHILIP J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,969.21 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, DWAYNE C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,969.19 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $70,968.63 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, PAMELA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,968.56 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HENRY P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,968.10 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JONATHAN P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,967.60 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONRICKER, JEREMY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,967.45 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, MARIA THERESA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,967.35 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System