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 VIEIRA, VERA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,220.97 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, KELLY L Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $70,220.93 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARONE, LISA D S Employer name Erie County Amount $70,220.26 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANGELO, PATRICK Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,220.19 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDEOUT, JANICE A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $70,219.55 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTITO, JOANNE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,219.00 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, ERIC T Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $70,218.80 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, WHITNEY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,218.66 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUI, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,217.37 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $70,217.10 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOM, ERIN A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $70,217.08 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUEY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,217.00 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPAUL, EDNA M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $70,216.58 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARRON, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,216.37 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-MOHAMMED, ERICA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,216.35 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,216.15 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DAVID J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,215.74 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,215.60 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISON, LAURA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,215.60 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BRIAN K Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $70,215.20 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, VICTORIA A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,215.08 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $70,214.50 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORATH, KEVIN A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $70,214.48 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, FRANCINE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,214.32 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, YVONNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,214.03 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,213.99 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JUSTIN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,213.81 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $70,212.95 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, WALTER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,212.24 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,212.24 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DARRYL V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,212.01 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARNELL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,212.00 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, ELYA Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $70,211.72 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, GRETA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,211.64 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOEY K Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $70,211.61 Date 08/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,211.56 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, JACQUELINE P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,210.12 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEDISIAN, SCOTT A Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,210.01 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, HOLLY D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,209.84 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIET, JASON W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,209.54 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMPUS, LORI L Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $70,209.50 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCANIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $70,209.16 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKINS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,208.03 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $70,207.95 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MARQUETTA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,207.81 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LISA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,207.63 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, RICHARD J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,207.43 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,206.95 Date 05/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BARRY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,206.91 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,205.99 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERROW, JILL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,205.96 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $70,205.71 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDELL, GARY M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $70,205.58 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JAMES Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $70,204.82 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, JAIME C Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,204.64 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAND, NICOLE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,203.88 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALI, MARK A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $70,203.87 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DILLON R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $70,203.72 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, LEONARD M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,203.67 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,202.86 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCO, RICHARD I Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,202.79 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, JOSE M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $70,202.60 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONIS, PAULA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,202.57 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANI, JOHN E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,202.44 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYSTER, WILLIAM Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,202.38 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELS, ESTER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,201.87 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,201.84 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, SANDRA L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,201.74 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, CARL C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,201.63 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMAN, THOMAS H Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,200.81 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,200.44 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, BEATRIX M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,200.43 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, DANIEL M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,200.10 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, ANDREW R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $70,200.09 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MARY ANN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,199.78 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, RACHEAL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,199.66 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,199.59 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JOHN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,199.30 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MADELEINE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,198.91 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, KRISTOPHER B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,198.65 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHUMARAN, SUGANTHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,198.05 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS-ZYKO, GINGER M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,197.98 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSHUA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,197.82 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, NICOLETTE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,197.56 Date 10/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, GEORGE B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,197.04 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, MIKHAIL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $70,197.02 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNENGA, DAWN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,196.92 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOWICZ, GENOWEFA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,196.69 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, RONALD L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $70,196.40 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, GINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,196.36 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, LOUIS Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $70,196.34 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, PRISCILLA G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,196.28 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTOCK, PAMELA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,196.26 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,196.06 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUEMEZIA, MELVIN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,196.05 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, MELISSA E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $70,195.38 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERR, STEVEN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $70,194.25 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAYMOND C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,194.18 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DARIN D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,193.73 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDELL, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,193.53 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System