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 BLAIR, JASON W Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,674.81 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, JACKSON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,674.76 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NATALIE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,674.29 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, PETER L Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $70,674.16 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRLING, MARK W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,673.98 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CURTO, THOMAS Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $70,673.87 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JOSCELYN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,673.76 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, FRANK Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $70,673.65 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DANIELLE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,673.62 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, MICHAEL P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,673.21 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, DONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,673.06 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, KATHLEEN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,673.00 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKSHIN, OLGA Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,672.90 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKUM, SARAH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,672.69 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, LAURA I Employer name Greene County Amount $70,672.66 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $70,672.64 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, BRIAN J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,672.60 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MERT J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,672.36 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,672.20 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-BURSIE, CARMEN L Employer name Education Department Amount $70,671.88 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER-MELE, LYNDA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,671.83 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, ELIZABETH L Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $70,671.54 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAR, DANIEL Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,670.91 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUQUE, LENNIN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,670.59 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISINA, KEVIN K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $70,670.56 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GEORGIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAPERT, ANASTASIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOR, MALGORZATA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANG, XIAOTING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,670.08 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, GERARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,670.08 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KANIKA Z Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,670.08 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MARTIN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORODETSKY, IRINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, CAULTER N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,670.08 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYAKO, CHRISTIAN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,670.08 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH G Employer name Education Department Amount $70,670.08 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, COREY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCAL, MARIBEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEKIN, SIBEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, SASHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, OVETT, II Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAS, ISRAEL APOLINAR S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, NADINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENCY-MOREAU, RHODINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON-REYES, VALERIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDEN, DONALD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPOLYANSKY, YUDELKA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,670.08 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JORGE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $70,670.03 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, JENNY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,669.66 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, THOMAS K Employer name Village of Albion Amount $70,669.20 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, GREGORY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $70,668.40 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSLER, KARI N Employer name Orange County Amount $70,668.27 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, ANDREA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,668.00 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOSKY, TIMOTHY C Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $70,667.80 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $70,667.76 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,667.72 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,667.72 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JANET L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,667.52 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,667.48 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, MAX H Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $70,667.39 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CLAIRE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,667.22 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $70,667.20 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, DANIEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $70,667.19 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,667.16 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, YA'CARA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,665.75 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, SANDRA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,665.69 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCEBAUGH, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $70,665.68 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NICOLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,664.70 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, KURT A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,664.48 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKI, SEEMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,664.27 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GARRETT M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,664.21 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDLE, RAYMOND J Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,663.93 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORACA, IVAN J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $70,663.78 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ANNETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,663.65 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES-JOB, NADINE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,663.60 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, MIRANDA Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,663.60 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROLL, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,663.34 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-RABADI, AMEED H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,662.56 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, REBECCA M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $70,662.30 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ-CALLE, ARTURO F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,661.82 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, ROB E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,661.58 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELACY, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,661.53 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SHEILA D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $70,661.44 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOS, FRANK R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $70,661.21 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENTURE, HARRY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,661.20 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DEBRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,660.92 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ARLENE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,660.57 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTANIAN, LOU-ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,660.45 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RICO, ROCCO D Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $70,660.38 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,660.01 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATO, GREGORY J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,659.89 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PAUL M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,659.54 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ERIC B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,659.13 Date 05/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DOUGLAS L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $70,658.98 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHARLES S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,657.65 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,657.63 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESANDRO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,656.89 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,656.25 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System