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 CHISOLM, SHARLENE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,376.49 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,376.36 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,376.34 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTISON, LORI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,375.97 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DEBORAH F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,375.84 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, JAMES A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,375.01 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, STEPHEN Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $70,374.94 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINO, MARIA T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,374.86 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $70,374.67 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK-WINN, ELISE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $70,374.48 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOST, VALERIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,373.52 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIBBEN, RICHARD G Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $70,373.41 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,373.17 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JOHN L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $70,373.08 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $70,372.96 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, LISA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,372.94 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PAUL L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $70,372.90 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. LOUIS, BARBARA J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,372.78 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,372.67 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTHIL-BARNES, SUZE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,372.37 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, SHEILA J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,372.33 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINA, DAVID P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,372.32 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUQUARD-MAKOWSKI, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,371.68 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MICHELE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $70,371.56 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-BOYETT, CHERYL LYNN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,370.79 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENICK, DIANE L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $70,370.47 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, GREGORY S Employer name City of Olean Amount $70,370.36 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLB, SCOTT W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,370.29 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CELESTE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $70,370.07 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORADIN, NANCY R Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $70,369.45 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEREK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,369.38 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZEGA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,369.15 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, KRISTEN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,369.08 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TA'NECHE N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,369.04 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, LYNN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,368.23 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, VIKAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,367.44 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, MARTIN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $70,367.06 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONI, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,366.93 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, ANDREW F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $70,366.92 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE-ANASTASI, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, TAMMY D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, HAROLD C, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES GODBERSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINI, LISA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, JACQUELINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,366.83 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGAROLA, HOPE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,366.83 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, JEAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,366.83 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNINO, DONNA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,366.83 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,366.83 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GABRIEL Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $70,366.74 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JUNIOR A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,366.71 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTIN, DUKE A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $70,366.67 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,366.26 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIBALLI, TODD A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,366.10 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DONNA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $70,366.09 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEACHRIST, BRIAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $70,366.01 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, TRACEY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $70,365.81 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS-MURPHY, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,365.81 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, JONATHAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,365.77 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, DARIN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $70,365.00 Date 09/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIVI, ADI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,364.14 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SAMONE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,364.07 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DARLENE F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,363.45 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALKO, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,363.27 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAUREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,363.24 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTON, GARY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,362.54 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, DARRELL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,362.54 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOCAT, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,362.43 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, GARY R, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $70,362.19 Date 08/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, MARGARITA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,362.00 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,361.68 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Malone Amount $70,361.58 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $70,361.55 Date 06/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAKUNNEL, STEPHEN C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,361.01 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLUKALAM, MARY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,360.96 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLPOYS, BRENDAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $70,360.90 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYKA, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,360.58 Date 10/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, NICHOLAS D Employer name Wayne County Amount $70,360.02 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHARON D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,359.95 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PHILIP H Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,359.54 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, DONNA C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $70,359.50 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIANO, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,359.43 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOGGETT, JOHN T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,359.17 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, REUBEN J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $70,358.68 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINGER-SCHWARTZ, LISA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,358.26 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MATTHEW Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $70,358.13 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAL, TRECIA A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,357.87 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, BRIAN V Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $70,357.31 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFLER, THOMAS A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,357.28 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, PETER Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,357.14 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGINGTON, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,357.06 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGIA, LENA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,357.06 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BRIAN R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,357.01 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DENISE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,356.90 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JOHN Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $70,356.82 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, COLLEEN S Employer name Genesee County Amount $70,356.44 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAR, GEORGE W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,356.39 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CYNTHIA M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $70,356.38 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNER, KEITH Employer name Town of Lima Amount $70,356.35 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, ERIN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,356.18 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System