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 MACKEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $70,172.36 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, MURIEL L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,172.00 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZ, PAUL A Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $70,172.00 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADY, DAVID N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,171.29 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BATT, MICHAEL Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $70,170.70 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, BRUCE R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $70,170.59 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JAMES L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $70,170.43 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,170.41 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, JOHN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,170.26 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, EDEN V Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $70,170.13 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAO, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,169.61 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,169.52 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMP, GREG M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,169.22 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, DAVID M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,169.17 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,168.80 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CAROL A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,168.57 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AVERSA, ROSE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $70,168.44 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATCHUK, STEPHEN S Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,168.37 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, WILLIAM R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,168.16 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNGELLO, JOSEPH V Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,167.77 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROS, MYRIAN I Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,167.52 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBER, TERRENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,166.80 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, JENNIFER L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,166.20 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGH, GRETCHEN A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $70,166.16 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,166.07 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,166.00 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, DARRIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,165.78 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ANDRE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,165.74 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOSE M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $70,165.65 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, MARY I Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,165.36 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, ROBERT F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,165.18 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, STEVEN Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $70,164.73 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $70,164.64 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMAN, ELLEN K Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $70,164.38 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECKMAN, JAMES T Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $70,164.33 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWATZ, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,164.29 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAU, SHARON P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,164.16 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVARD, BRANDON W Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,163.58 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUR, DEVINDER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,163.54 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RICHARD V, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,163.47 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $70,163.40 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDER, JEFFREY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,163.17 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, MANUEL Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,163.10 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVERS, TA-SHONNA C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,163.04 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABROZZI, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $70,162.98 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, ANDREW F Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,162.69 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, ANTHONY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,162.05 Date 01/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,162.01 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, WENDY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,161.82 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, JOSHUA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,161.53 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, TRAVIS M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,161.38 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SARENIA F Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $70,161.28 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, BERNARD F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,160.24 Date 10/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, BONNIE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,160.22 Date 12/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $70,160.06 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, RICHARD T Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,160.02 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMOND, ROY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,159.84 Date 04/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JON E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,159.65 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JASON S Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $70,159.58 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, BERNADETTE, MS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,159.58 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,159.25 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, THERESA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,159.16 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, THOMAS J, IV Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,158.62 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSDALL, BRENT P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,158.14 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPYLIOS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $70,157.56 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASH, MARYBETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,157.29 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDHUSEN, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of State Amount $70,156.42 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,156.30 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRAND, JOSEPH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,156.29 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGOWSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,155.92 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KERRY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,155.65 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPLOWSKI, FRANKLIN J, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,155.61 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKMAN, HANNAH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,155.45 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, RINO A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $70,155.41 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, HAAFIZ S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,155.30 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDIN, AMY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,155.15 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMERS, GLADYS Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $70,155.04 Date 02/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITSELL, EMIL M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,154.89 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, RICHARD L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,154.73 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODENAK, PAM D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,154.60 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PRADE, MOLLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,154.60 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLAN, TERESA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,154.60 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDELLO, VALERIE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $70,153.53 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFRUSCIO, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $70,153.43 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, CECILIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,153.08 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, HEATHER M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,152.81 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD FOX, SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,152.81 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSENFORT, AMANDA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,152.81 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, CAROL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,152.81 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, LINDA L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $70,152.71 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORME, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,152.64 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JIMMLY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,152.60 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, ROSEMARY Employer name Erie County Amount $70,152.08 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, MARK N Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $70,151.77 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JUDY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,151.63 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,151.54 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, PHILIPPE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,151.39 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O`BRIEN, JANET L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,150.62 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZYK, CHESTER M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,150.58 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,150.54 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System