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 NUWER, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $70,813.88 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS-MORRILL, CAROLYN R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $70,813.19 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUSMANN, PAUL J Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $70,812.94 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWOSIELSKI, DANICA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,812.81 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, KIM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,812.74 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE-SAWICKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $70,812.47 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWNES, WILLIAM Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,812.34 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, DARYL J Employer name Broome County Amount $70,812.22 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, BRIAN H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $70,812.07 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LIANNE R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,811.93 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, MATTHEW W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,811.81 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLALL, RAJKUMAR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,811.80 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEROME Employer name Education Department Amount $70,811.78 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JARED A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $70,811.70 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IVISON, JASON M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $70,811.65 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIL, ELIZABETH E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $70,811.47 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPTEEN, SERLE STEPHEN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,811.44 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, MATILDE Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $70,811.22 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, TARRIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,811.02 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,810.86 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLER, PAUL M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,809.53 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, CLARK E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $70,809.27 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ROBIN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,809.17 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KYLE E Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $70,809.16 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, LOUIS, III Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,808.98 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITZ, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $70,808.60 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-WAHEED, MALAIKA R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,808.40 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LUIS R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,808.25 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, IMELDA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,808.24 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, THALIA ALTHEA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,807.62 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIKOWSKI, JEFFREY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,807.62 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCUCCI, MATTHEW D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,807.62 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRON, DAMIAN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,807.62 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAULT, JEFF P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,807.62 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SYLVIA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,807.62 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,807.62 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JOHN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,807.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADAWAY, MARISA A Employer name Broome County Amount $70,807.60 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, KIMBERLY A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $70,807.28 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, JEANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,807.24 Date 05/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, BRIAN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $70,806.47 Date 09/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $70,805.80 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MICHELE A Employer name Orange County Amount $70,805.53 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KIRK B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,805.25 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER-SAHAI, TARA E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,805.02 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLE, LINDSAY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,804.97 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SCOTT D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,804.87 Date 04/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BERNARD J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $70,804.85 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, NORAH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,803.77 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, JEFFREY Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,803.41 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Northport Amount $70,803.37 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANIORSKI, BRYAN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,803.15 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BARRINGTON S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,801.76 Date 03/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBECK-MURDIE, CATHERINE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $70,801.74 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, RUTH S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,801.34 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KEVIN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,800.56 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIATROWSKI, PETER Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,800.55 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZENICZNY, MICHAEL W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,800.22 Date 02/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECK, MAMADOU Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,800.09 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHLUDEINSKI, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,800.00 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFILETTO, KERI L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,799.79 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZMINO, MELVIN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,799.79 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, SCOTT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,799.79 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, JILL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,799.79 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIAK, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,799.79 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDO, IDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,799.79 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, ORLANDO D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,799.79 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SHERRI L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,799.79 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, MARIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,799.48 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JENNIFER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,799.39 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPANO, DEBRA Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $70,799.15 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, VALERIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,798.06 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCHETA, P ALEJANDRO B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,798.00 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAX, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,798.00 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, GAIL H Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $70,797.89 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CLEMENT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,797.48 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERLING, DEBORAH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,797.45 Date 11/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIMANI L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,797.45 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTENEN, SUSAN D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,797.45 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBECK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $70,797.43 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOSKI, LUKE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,796.70 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CATHERINE G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,796.70 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, LAURY ANN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,796.70 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ELLEN L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,796.70 Date 08/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTE, COREN N Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,796.70 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VERA, RITCHIE RAY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,796.70 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVAREAU, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,796.54 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUKI, JORMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,796.52 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, MARSHALL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,796.52 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CLAUDETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,796.52 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, DEBORAH H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,796.50 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, SHANA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,796.48 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, LEIGH A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $70,796.08 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORI, PETER Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,795.94 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,795.75 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHOR, DAVID A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,795.66 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,795.66 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, MELISSA D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $70,795.40 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSTA, SHARON Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $70,795.40 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORENBERG, SUSAN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $70,795.40 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System