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 MC DONALD, MATTHEW E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,472.89 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KIARA C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,472.42 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEGGEMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,472.16 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTEER, TROY R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $70,471.93 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ERICK E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,471.86 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DORRETTE T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $70,471.83 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, LAURA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $70,471.70 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRUDA, IAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,471.40 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,471.26 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, KENNETH J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,471.05 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BENNE, JEFFREY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,471.05 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSO, JENNIFER C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,471.04 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKAVE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,470.79 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIA, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $70,470.20 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, PAUL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,469.79 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, MARC H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $70,469.53 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, MARK A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,469.17 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOHA, KEITH M Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $70,469.02 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEAL, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,468.97 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEY, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,468.78 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALMA L Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $70,468.42 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPULA, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,468.15 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CALYCA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,468.13 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETTE, THOMAS P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,468.11 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, SANDRA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $70,467.55 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSH, CINDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,466.63 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LORETTA M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $70,465.79 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGAMENT, PATRICIA E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,465.01 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOETZNER, TAMATHA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,463.15 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDERLE, BRADLEY A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,463.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, JESSE P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,462.97 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPATOS, GERASIMOS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,462.96 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, ANNA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,462.82 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, JOHN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,462.71 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, PATRICK J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,461.89 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, WILLIAM C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $70,461.88 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRANCE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,461.83 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSALA, REBECCA S Employer name Madison County Amount $70,461.40 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, MARK R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,461.24 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKETA, SHERI J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $70,461.23 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,461.13 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,460.95 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, HELEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,460.50 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, ADRIAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,459.79 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARLENA R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,459.54 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPANO-FESTA, MARIE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,459.39 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, CLIFFORD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,458.66 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, HOWARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,457.70 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINEAUX, REMY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,457.11 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, DAVID B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,456.98 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, DARLENE F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,456.77 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,456.44 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITMAN, LORI S Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $70,456.10 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LEON P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,456.08 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYFARTH, MELISSA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $70,456.01 Date 05/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVADESE, GINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,455.83 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, AUDREY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,455.48 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, RANDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,455.24 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUARIO, LISA-ANN S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $70,454.97 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEK, WANDA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,454.78 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMES J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $70,454.43 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMABILE, PAMELA S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,454.28 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGARRA, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,454.16 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,454.04 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIKU, EDWIN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,453.83 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,453.83 Date 11/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, PATRICIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,453.53 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRUCE A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,453.38 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, RYAN A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,453.36 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVIVO, RAFFAELE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,452.74 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, TOD L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,452.55 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, THOMAS P, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,452.54 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINCHENKO, IVAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $70,452.09 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, VANCE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,451.88 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, DANIEL T Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,451.78 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ROGER W Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $70,451.32 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, BETTIE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,450.88 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY, MARKEE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $70,450.66 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,450.58 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, GLENNIS R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $70,450.48 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGYAR, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,450.16 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, NICKOLAS J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,450.07 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULOURIS, MARIA-ELENA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,450.03 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPICCOLO, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $70,449.79 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,449.71 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYRO, LUKAS H Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $70,449.63 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYOG, CONRADO C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,449.60 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BRIAN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,449.34 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, RAINER J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,449.17 Date 01/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYAVONG, MARK F Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $70,448.83 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, AMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,448.18 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATFORD, KOBIE K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,447.97 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDENBERG, BRUCE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,447.03 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, DEBRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,446.71 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN-LALONDE, PATRICIA E Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $70,446.50 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES G, JR Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $70,446.44 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHNER, BRIGITTE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,446.42 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PETER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,446.37 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TERESA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,446.33 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS G Employer name City of Norwich Amount $70,446.24 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System