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 HAMILTON, KELLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,617.13 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,616.43 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERK, KEVIN Employer name Fulton County Amount $70,616.34 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, FRANK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,615.97 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LYNN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,615.86 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DAVID A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,615.61 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $70,615.40 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASZEK, JACOB A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,615.34 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEMPLINSKI, ALEXANDER J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,615.22 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,614.50 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JAMIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,614.23 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, LEAH M Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,613.96 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTON, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,613.85 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHED, TARIQ A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,613.73 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, SCOTT R Employer name Genesee County Amount $70,613.38 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SONJA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,612.90 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORE, TRELLIS L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,612.76 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, DALE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,612.63 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DIANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,612.62 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $70,612.36 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGNA, JOSEPH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $70,612.20 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAY, KAREN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,611.62 Date 08/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,611.62 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMUSCI, JOSEPH R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,610.96 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-ROBERTSON, KIA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,610.54 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SUECAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, AVA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAROS, RALPH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRITS, DAVID Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,610.54 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, WILSON J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,610.54 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPMAN, ELAINE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,610.54 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANN MARIE P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICK, GEOFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $70,610.54 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RIORDAN, HEIDI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,610.54 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZONE, THOMAS V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANT, MYRON B Employer name Education Department Amount $70,610.54 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,610.54 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIME, JEAN-RENEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,610.54 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHTOO-DHANRAJ, TEERANMATTIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,610.54 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWITZ, PHILLIP Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JEREMIAH C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE, SOUMYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, GREGORY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JANICE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEARY, DENNIS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, JOSEPH P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LORICK, INGRID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHANDANI, MALA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOAN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, LILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,610.54 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, GLENN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,610.37 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, PORTIA Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $70,610.10 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, EILEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,610.06 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARFATY, BERNADETTE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,609.76 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, TOMASZ M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,609.40 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXANTUS, MIRNETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,608.65 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITINA, MARIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,608.46 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,608.27 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ERIC P Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $70,608.19 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROAT, INEZ M Employer name Madison County Amount $70,607.71 Date 07/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KURT T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,607.69 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRNIGLIARO, RAYMOND Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $70,607.29 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PAMELA M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,607.20 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DEBORAH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $70,607.14 Date 08/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, ANTHONY F Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,606.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $70,606.49 Date 08/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, EDWARD J P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,606.48 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWALKOWSKI, MALGORZATA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,606.46 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LORI B Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $70,606.46 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCARELLI, GINA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,606.01 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAAD, JOSEPH G Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,605.71 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, GLEN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,605.65 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, AUSTIN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,605.61 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKTOOTH, PAULETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,605.57 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, ERIC J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,605.50 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER-BOONE, AUGUSTA C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $70,604.81 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,604.54 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERFELDT, DARRIN P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,604.43 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKELMEYER, AMANDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,604.00 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, LORI Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,603.95 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,603.52 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, ISAAC A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,603.00 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONESSE, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $70,602.87 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOLSKY, SHELDON H Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $70,602.84 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WATERS, ALICE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,602.27 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MZEE, GYASI KITWANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,601.96 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JOSHUA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,601.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIMAN, NINA E Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $70,601.59 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKEY, MATTHEW A Employer name Seneca County Amount $70,601.51 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLINO, MARIANNE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,601.38 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAWN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,601.30 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERI, TINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,601.18 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,601.05 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, CHARLENE R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,601.03 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, FREDERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,600.97 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLOT, ELAINE L Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $70,600.96 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,600.77 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRA, THUSITHA N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,599.88 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDJOUR, LESLIE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,599.88 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System