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 SCHERZINGER, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,780.32 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, RAYMOND Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,780.32 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,780.32 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, SUANN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARISA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCH, KENNETH R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEAGA, DOMINIC J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PETER S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CLIFFORD D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,780.32 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBE, STEVE F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,780.23 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSENICNIK, ZLATKO Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $70,780.00 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRADER, JEFFREY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,779.97 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, KEITH J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,779.91 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, SCOTT M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,779.51 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, ANDREA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $70,779.50 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, EANGELINE E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,779.31 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,779.31 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWIAK, FRANCIS W Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $70,779.22 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JUANTA L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $70,779.05 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, VICTOR L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,778.54 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, RYAN T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,777.98 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELKER, JAMES Employer name Education Department Amount $70,777.98 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSACONI, KRISTINA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,777.98 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, STEVEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,777.98 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOV, ANDREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,777.98 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, SCOTT C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,777.98 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORAPATKITKUL, PAIRAT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,777.98 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANDRES, JOSE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,777.98 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, RUTH K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,777.98 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, BRIAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,777.75 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JONATHAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,777.72 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFLINGER, ALLAN S Employer name Orange County Amount $70,776.90 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, THOMAS E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $70,776.73 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SALLY L Employer name Village of Canton Amount $70,776.46 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEBORN, BRUCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,776.37 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULCHAND, DROPATIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,776.31 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, OMAR M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,776.30 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,774.96 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, GRICEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $70,774.89 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA DONNA, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $70,774.62 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMO, RYAN C Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,774.16 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JUSTIN J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,773.90 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULCHANSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,773.55 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAYSON O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,773.47 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPISIL, TAMMY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $70,773.15 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, JORDON R Employer name Greene CSD Amount $70,773.11 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEPHANIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,772.69 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, DAWN V.I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,772.62 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, JOSEPH J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,772.44 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, JAHMELIAH Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $70,772.25 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYEA, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,772.11 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, THOMAS W Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,772.06 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKO, PHILLIP C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,772.06 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIESZESKI, CHARLES H Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,772.02 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ALLISON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,772.02 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUENTE, JEANNETTE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,772.00 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNARINE, BOOPRAM Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,771.24 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, PETER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,770.73 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZMANN, THOMAS W Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,770.61 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,770.60 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, DOROTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,770.60 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MITCHELL C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $70,770.25 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAN, MARLON N Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,770.18 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ALLISON J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,770.18 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, IRINA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,770.18 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, XIOMARA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,770.00 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, MICHAEL R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,770.00 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, MATTHEW M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,769.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, DEBORAH M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,769.44 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, LARRY J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $70,769.34 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, ANTHONY S Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $70,769.13 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOHN Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $70,769.06 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEY, JASON E Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $70,768.79 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, RICKY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $70,768.72 Date 01/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADON, STEVEN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,768.70 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, DAVID M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,768.62 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,768.53 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, SUSAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,768.51 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CARRIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $70,768.34 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOOM, LAURA ANN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,768.29 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, BONNIE S Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $70,768.08 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLETT, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,768.02 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, SEAN S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,767.95 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBIN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,767.75 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTAKIS, MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,767.69 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,767.06 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, EDWIN D, III Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,767.06 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORIZA, ELENA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,767.03 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, REGINA K Employer name Candor CSD Amount $70,767.01 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEKETEE, GISELLE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,767.01 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-BIGGS, JOAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,766.93 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOMINO, JOSEPH Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $70,766.20 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, SCOTT Employer name Cortland County Amount $70,766.06 Date 11/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC, MICHAEL W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,765.88 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, JOHN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,765.78 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, STEPHEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,765.51 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,765.24 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, NORAH M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $70,764.90 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID-SIMMONDS, PAULA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,764.69 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, JOY R Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $70,764.31 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System