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 STEVENS, MAUDE M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $70,356.18 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READER, MALICIA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,356.17 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,356.14 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,355.95 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, ANGEL Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $70,355.84 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,355.68 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, PETER A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,355.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, RONALD P, JR Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $70,355.37 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROLA, WINNIE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,355.07 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICOLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,355.05 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROOM, SIMON B, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,354.65 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN APELDORN, LEE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,354.21 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, THOMAS B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,354.15 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, FRANKIE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,354.06 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALFANO, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,353.84 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, REMIYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,353.73 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVING, MERRI LOU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,353.57 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,353.50 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, JENNY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,353.40 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONATZSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,353.33 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBAN, KELLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,353.22 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, DEBBRA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,353.13 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLER, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,352.93 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, GEORGE M, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $70,352.71 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STEPHEN G Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,352.61 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, CHARLENE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $70,352.60 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, SHERLEY Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $70,352.20 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, THOMAS L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $70,352.01 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, JAMES D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,351.99 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, ARMANDO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,351.84 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, DEON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,351.51 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNES, AJA V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,351.06 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDER, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $70,351.04 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JON W Employer name Village of Victor Amount $70,350.97 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREBIN, RYAN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $70,350.60 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUTZMAN, WILBUR R Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,350.55 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNTENER, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,350.23 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, RYAN S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,349.60 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, LELAND R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,349.32 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, VENITA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $70,349.28 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, IAN J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,349.24 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LOLA A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $70,347.96 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VUOLO, PATRICIA E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $70,347.48 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SCOTT M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,347.44 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELENA, JOSEPH Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,347.39 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, MICHAEL C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,347.13 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLERODE, AMY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,346.31 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, WILLIAM T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,346.25 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDLETON, JAMES J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,346.20 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, PAUL B, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,346.08 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHELE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,345.02 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, DANIELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,344.89 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, BRADLEY D Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $70,344.83 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTI, KRISTIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,344.72 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,344.72 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSMAN, NORMAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,344.72 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, DEBRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,344.72 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, MONIAH Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $70,344.72 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS-MONTAGUE, JENIFER T Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $70,344.34 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARIA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,344.17 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, MARY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,344.11 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,343.95 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI IEMMA, TARA ANNE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,343.95 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCO, DOROTHY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,343.95 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFAVE, STEVEN D, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,343.88 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, BRADLEY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,343.80 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, LILLIAN A Employer name Quogue UFSD Amount $70,343.77 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARI, BERNADETTE M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $70,343.55 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWSER, DANA J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,343.30 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARAKOMSKI, DAVID P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,342.84 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESNESKE, LAURA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,342.76 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, ANTHONY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,342.59 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKWITALSKI, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,342.27 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYHTILA, WAYNE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,342.03 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENAI B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,341.96 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHAR, SONIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,341.96 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,341.96 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVANNES, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,341.96 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURYEAR BOEKE, LESLEY A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,341.96 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSEY, MEGHN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,341.96 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCHANT, BRYANT M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,341.47 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KAY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,341.43 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNERT, JEREMY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,341.23 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,341.18 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ANDRE V Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,340.88 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,340.53 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, NICOLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,340.14 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, DEBORAH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,340.01 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, DENISE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,339.94 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $70,339.82 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CASEY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,339.74 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,339.69 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, TREVOR M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,339.62 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, MARK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,339.53 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ROBERT A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $70,339.40 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, CAROL S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,338.44 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERBENZ, ROSEMARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,338.06 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,338.00 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, STEVEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,337.79 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEFFREY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $70,337.57 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System