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 FIGUEROA, RAMON Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,292.24 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $70,292.22 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,291.96 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, GREGORY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,291.95 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERLIGI, JOHN M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $70,291.92 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, RENEE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,291.53 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THODEN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,291.44 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,291.26 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, TERRANCE C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $70,291.10 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINER, RICHARD R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,291.08 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, ADAM F Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $70,291.03 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, JON L, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,290.86 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, FREDERICK P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,290.38 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, DAVID Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,290.16 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARY F Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $70,289.77 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AEBISHER, DONNA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,289.40 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, DANIEL D, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,289.40 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TERRY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,288.78 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,288.78 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, THOMAS M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $70,288.39 Date 02/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROULX, EMILY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,288.22 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKIMIUK-MOLIK, ALINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,288.22 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, EMILIO E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,288.10 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,287.60 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARRAWAY, THOMAS A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,287.54 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, RONALD, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $70,286.95 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCHELL, JUDITH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,286.89 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEO, SHEVANAND Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,286.83 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAUNIK, JOAN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,286.50 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, KIMBERLY E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $70,286.37 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, SCOTT A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,285.89 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARYSEK, TIMOTHY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,285.86 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKKI, LEONARD Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,285.12 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, KEVIN P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,284.66 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHYAOGLU, ERSAN I Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,284.21 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLORIO, DIANE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, DIANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JAIMEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKINDO, JAMES L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, KRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVELLI, ALLISON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, LORI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNERT, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADOW-PIERCE, MARIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.20 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, AUSTIN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,283.80 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,282.81 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KEVIN S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,282.25 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYBURG, BERNHARD E Employer name Village of Northport Amount $70,282.21 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,281.68 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, ANTONIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,281.62 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, RANDALL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,281.41 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROSKZNIK, MICHAEL D Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,281.40 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNHEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,281.39 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $70,280.58 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ROBERT W, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,280.27 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EVE M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $70,280.18 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, JOHN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,280.16 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHY, ALEXANDER S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $70,279.98 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIHR, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $70,279.92 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THELMA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,279.37 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBLE, LINDA E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $70,279.20 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNESS, ANDREW M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,279.04 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRRELL, MICHELLE A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $70,278.65 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,278.62 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, KENNETH E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,277.45 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GLADYS M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,277.44 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, BRENNAN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,277.21 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $70,277.06 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DENINE L Employer name Orange County Amount $70,276.98 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCESZYN, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,276.98 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEL, JUSTIN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,276.88 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KAREN B Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $70,276.34 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIBALDI, KENNETH R, II Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,276.06 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,275.49 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,275.26 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEREMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,274.57 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, CARLOS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,273.39 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, BARRY W, III Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,273.37 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, JAMES M Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,273.17 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTOR, AMOS Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,272.95 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNALL, ANNE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,272.80 Date 11/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILEO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,272.74 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILUE, MOUSSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,272.72 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTER, LINDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,272.46 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,272.39 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINI, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $70,272.34 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, KEVIN R Employer name Village of Webster Amount $70,271.96 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICIOUS, LAUREN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,271.90 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUKOUEV, ROBERT Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $70,271.80 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,271.80 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, USHA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,271.47 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THERESA C Employer name Washington County Amount $70,271.31 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PAUL J, II Employer name Village of Menands Amount $70,271.18 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, ANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, FLORENCE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DENIS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCWA, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGASSE, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System