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 FINNERAN, EILEEN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,446.22 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHNER, M LYNN Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,446.20 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MAIRE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,446.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,446.20 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,446.17 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, STEVEN P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,446.09 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, RONALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,446.06 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTI, JOSEPH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,446.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FREDDIE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,445.92 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, RICHARD S Employer name Albany County Amount $70,445.90 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKE, DEAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,445.89 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPFERT, TERESA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,445.60 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGHT, DIANE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $70,444.80 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHNER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $70,444.36 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROW, LORI C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,442.56 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTELLA, AMY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,442.37 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MARY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,441.46 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBURGH, JOSHUA S Employer name Orleans County Amount $70,441.36 Date 01/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHAEL G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $70,441.12 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, DIONICIA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,441.02 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LYNN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,440.94 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOMB, WILLIAM D. Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,440.90 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICEFORO, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,440.74 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,440.62 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ROBERT T Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $70,440.35 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $70,440.31 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, BRIAN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,439.84 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCARA, DINO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,439.33 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKY, PAUL B Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $70,438.91 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,438.81 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $70,438.61 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, KENNETH Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,438.57 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINATO, JOHN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $70,438.37 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUKER, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,438.16 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATON, STEPHEN C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,438.01 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCARE, THOMAS Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $70,437.54 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINETAR, VLADYSLAV Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $70,437.51 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JENNIFER L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,437.40 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARYANN S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $70,437.11 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EMILY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,436.34 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAR, VERONICA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $70,435.85 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, GARY J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $70,435.33 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUCHOPE, CAROLYN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,435.31 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DARLENE N Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,435.11 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, THOMAS L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $70,434.86 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, THOMAS A, II Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $70,434.83 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, SHERRY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,434.67 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ERLIND P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,434.53 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KATY K Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,434.42 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULVIE, DIANE C Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $70,434.27 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, BENJAMIN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,433.64 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, ANTHONY A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,433.34 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEES, VAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,433.26 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, JIANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,433.13 Date 11/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, BESSIE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,432.78 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAS, SONY Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,432.59 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABERSKI, KENNETH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,432.36 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,431.93 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZMYDKE-DAVIS, JUDITH A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,431.81 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVAS, KARI A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,431.40 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, JACOB A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,431.25 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGER, KEVIN T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,430.92 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAR, TAMMY E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,430.79 Date 04/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, RENAE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,430.55 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,430.47 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINOS, JOSE O Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $70,430.24 Date 04/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, SEAN P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $70,429.09 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, KIM M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,429.04 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGHINO, RICHARD P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,428.90 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RANDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,428.76 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JASON E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,428.70 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITACRE, MICHAEL B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,427.38 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,426.94 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, THOMAS G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,426.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, HENRY E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,426.63 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCO, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,426.59 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,426.58 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, FAITH R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $70,426.50 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOTHEKER, JEREMY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,426.09 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZANDT, NANCY C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,425.06 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BRANDI M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,424.52 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $70,424.11 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARLENE E Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $70,424.09 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CURTISS M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,424.04 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFREY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,423.92 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, MICHAEL S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,423.91 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, SCOTT M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $70,423.87 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, FREDERICK E, II Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,423.67 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRINGTON, JACQULENE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,423.44 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIOL, PETER P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,422.89 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, DARYL L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,422.45 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHOUSE, EDWARD E Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,422.16 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, MARY C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $70,422.12 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, GISLAINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,420.85 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOCK, GLENN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,420.81 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,420.40 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARR, CLIVE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $70,419.67 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,419.56 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, KATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,419.24 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,419.24 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System