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 ABBOTT, RAYMOND T Employer name City of Oswego Amount $70,923.63 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, DAVID J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $70,923.05 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,922.78 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERRY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,922.48 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYSLETT, CRYSTAL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,922.13 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JOSEPH Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,922.11 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWS-LANE, DAPHNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,922.03 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,921.04 Date 07/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, JACOB S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,920.76 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,920.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONTOSKI, MICHAEL C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,919.56 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEW, SAMUEL M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,919.27 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, PAUL T Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,919.14 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZIO, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,919.11 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YONKER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,918.97 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMAN, WAYNE E Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $70,918.77 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, SCOTT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,918.75 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATRIK, CAROLINE R Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $70,918.72 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UELLENDAHL, JOANNE M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,918.68 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAN, MINZI Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.64 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAK, LEVI T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,918.64 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, MARK C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,918.47 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDRAIA, VINCENZO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,918.34 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MELVEN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,918.17 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANBY, MARIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,917.97 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ANTHONY R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,917.94 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAFAEL Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $70,917.82 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SHERRIE A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,917.21 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAHENE, NANA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,917.08 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, DENNIS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,916.93 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKOWSKI, SUSAN J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $70,916.78 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRAM, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,916.65 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVIO, JAMES M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,916.64 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TONDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,916.25 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DOUGLAS B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,916.11 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNER, THERESA W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,915.96 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDAHL, GARY R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,915.93 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,915.93 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMAN, BRANDY C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,915.88 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KRISTA L Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $70,915.77 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCK, CASSANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,915.41 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODDERS, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $70,915.29 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, KENNETH R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,915.18 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,915.10 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JUSTIN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,914.76 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, ROBERT S Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $70,914.43 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KADAKETHU S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $70,914.38 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, KRIS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,914.09 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAKOWSKI, LEE T Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $70,913.67 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CARMEN Y Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,912.76 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, MIKE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,912.47 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMIE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,912.03 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAXUM, KELLI D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,911.62 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANDREA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,911.62 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGLE, KEITH C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,911.39 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEPIS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,911.28 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEL, KEVIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,911.14 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,910.90 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MEGHAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,910.71 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAGANO, CAROL A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,910.68 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, SHANE T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,910.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORICK, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $70,910.17 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICARDO A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,910.03 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, RALSTON Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,909.03 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBUS, DAVID E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,908.81 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ELIZABETH N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,908.57 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOBY, FINBAR T Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $70,908.06 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KENT L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,907.65 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, JANET J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,906.89 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEF, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,906.51 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAND, ALISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $70,906.47 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNAM, KEITH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,906.27 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, HANS LUDWIG Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $70,905.92 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, TERESA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,905.41 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRIST, JASON A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,904.84 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBINSKI, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,904.77 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, RAYMOND F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,904.62 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,904.61 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, NANCY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,904.38 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-RIGHTMIRE, AMBER M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,904.35 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRVENT, JOSEPH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,903.54 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DEBORAH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,903.30 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, YVONNE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,903.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,903.29 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, ANN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $70,902.55 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVEAL, DAWN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,902.41 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,902.24 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, ADRIANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,901.80 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,901.20 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXLEY, MELISSA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,901.07 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIFANO, STEVEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,900.69 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, ERNESTO A Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,900.57 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILEGGE, ANNA M Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $70,900.35 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHARRY, BRENDAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,900.28 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL R Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,900.22 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, AUDRE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,899.99 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,899.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONIO, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $70,899.77 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, GARNETT G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,899.72 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $70,899.61 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System