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 FARBER, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Somers Amount $70,637.55 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, TODD A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,637.12 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,636.95 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LYNDA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,636.88 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, CHARLES V Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,636.70 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, AMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,636.69 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARJORIE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,636.62 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAELA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $70,636.12 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, SHEILA A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $70,635.60 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETALLACK, LISA M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $70,635.44 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELY, JAMES E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,635.36 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASEN, PATRICIA B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $70,635.20 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, MATTHEW R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,634.92 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBAR, OLGA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,634.65 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,634.12 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,633.87 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVISON, JULIE L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,633.71 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZER, MARLENE H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,633.70 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANTHONY D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,633.63 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,633.59 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEN, DIANE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,633.27 Date 04/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGSBY, MELINDA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $70,633.03 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, GABRIEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,632.64 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,632.63 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILZEANE, ROXANNE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,631.96 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,631.80 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, VICTOR J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $70,631.48 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, PETER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $70,630.74 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $70,630.41 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, ANDREW F Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $70,629.06 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, PAUL W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,629.00 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENRICH, RICHARD K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,628.88 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,628.32 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENNIS M, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $70,627.60 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, DAWN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,627.52 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,627.47 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODMAN, LYNETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,627.44 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ COOKE, DEBORAH Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,627.39 Date 07/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCON, ALVARO E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $70,627.37 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYCIEL, CLARA T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,627.26 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $70,627.14 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OARE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $70,627.05 Date 08/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUGUERAS, CARLOS Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $70,626.87 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZAN, ANTHONY A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $70,626.55 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, ARTHUR E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,626.42 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $70,626.29 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,625.97 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBUQE, SIPHO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $70,625.83 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, ALANA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,625.62 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, MARK T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,625.60 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYLONG, WAYNE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,625.57 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, RICHARD Employer name City of Kingston Amount $70,625.44 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELMER, ROBERT Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $70,625.42 Date 01/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESSA, DEBRA L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,625.34 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, ALICIA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $70,625.20 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAZA, DENISE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,624.84 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDELLA, CONSTANCE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, TRACY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASKEY, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, JAMES H, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, KELVIN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVER, KRISTEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TANYA Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,624.84 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DEAN R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,624.84 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, HOLLY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,624.84 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SHAMUS M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,624.84 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWAK, JAY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,624.49 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, BRECK A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $70,624.26 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, WILLIAM S Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,624.09 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,623.80 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, TINA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $70,623.80 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, PATRICIA A, MS Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $70,623.55 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOHN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,623.48 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITRUKE, LEE S Employer name City of Olean Amount $70,623.35 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALACIO, LUIS Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $70,623.32 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, STELLA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,623.24 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KIM E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,623.24 Date 02/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDUE, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,623.11 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHTER, RONALD N Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $70,622.74 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURIFICATO, JASON R Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $70,622.45 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, DAWN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $70,622.41 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANTO, JOEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,621.31 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRICH, CLAUDINE O Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,621.21 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR SULLIVAN, MARGARET Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,621.07 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLAND, MICHAEL W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,620.94 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETTONE, JOHN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,620.42 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $70,619.94 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNEY, OWEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,619.88 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, VANETTA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,619.53 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLIER, PHILIP J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,619.42 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, CRAIG G Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,619.09 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, RICHARD J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $70,618.85 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINGELIS, JOANNE C Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $70,618.79 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, WILLIAM F Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $70,618.57 Date 02/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, CAROL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,618.36 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, RONALD P, JR Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $70,618.27 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, RANDALL Employer name Orange County Amount $70,618.21 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, WAKEEL K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $70,617.41 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,617.15 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System