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 ADU, RICHARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, STARRIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CAROL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATT, HARSHA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, GLADWYN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BENI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, JOSEPH I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ROSALIND Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, JOSEPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COELLO, SOCORRO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZONE, LUCILLE H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CLARENCE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEDERICH, DONA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAGGIO, JOHN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCISO, LUIS G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASTOVSKY, JANE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, DIANE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, TREVANNA O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KYLAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPAUL, BIBI S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENCI, FRANK J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, VERA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITWARU, ANNIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOLANDE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPIL, JEBY JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDZIAN, SUSAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIMALA, TOMY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHETTIWAR, VIJAY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLEN, GUY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, OLIVIA P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISITA, MAUREEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSS, JOHN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHONKA, TONI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, YOGESH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SUPRIYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, ANITA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUJOLS-AGUASVIVAS, ANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAPORT, KAREN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, EILEEN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, DARRYL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWNER, ERIC H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARSFIELD, JAMES P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINERMAN, HARRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, SONIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRI, ELENA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVESNIK, SVETLANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMRA, SARBJEET K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALATI, PRAFULL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, ALEYAMMA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, SHANETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, VERONICA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,707.52 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLZ, GALINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,707.52 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, SETH M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,707.39 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,707.24 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWILL, NEIL M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,707.08 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG-TRUONG, YOMING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,707.00 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPROWICZ, JOSHUA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,706.14 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANCEY, JAMES W, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $70,706.12 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, TINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,705.50 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTO, VINCENZO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,705.29 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFEK, BRUCE D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,705.11 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKEL, CONSTANCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,705.05 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG-O'HARA, ANDREA H Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $70,705.00 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,704.68 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRECHT, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,704.11 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, STEPHEN M Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $70,704.01 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOHN, GEORGE I Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,703.88 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MATTHEW J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $70,703.87 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TRACEY A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $70,702.86 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREKET, DAPHNE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,702.37 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JAMES, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,702.32 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSS, HERMAN P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,702.25 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DEBORAH M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $70,702.11 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, PATRICK D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,701.99 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFRON, REID B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,701.47 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARCIAL V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,701.13 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SALJU K Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $70,701.03 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIZZARELLI, STEVEN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,700.91 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOEBEL, ANNMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,700.26 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, WARD H Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,699.62 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEED, RIZAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,699.21 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORVAS, GREG S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $70,698.80 Date 06/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A, II Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,698.75 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, KRISTINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,698.68 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JEANNE P Employer name Education Department Amount $70,698.68 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PHYLLIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,697.55 Date 02/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LISA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,697.45 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIC M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,697.22 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, JAMES T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,697.16 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,696.64 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MELISSA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,696.61 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,696.56 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $70,696.00 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUE, DAVID W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,695.68 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CONSTANCE T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,694.96 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,694.92 Date 01/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, AUSTIN J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $70,694.67 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PETER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,694.43 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KEVIN P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,694.41 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System