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 RIVERS, JESSICA B Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $70,150.14 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORBUL, ALLISON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,150.05 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICHON, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,149.86 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACOB M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,149.76 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,149.51 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATO, ANDREA L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $70,149.30 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, JENNIFER A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,149.28 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOHN H, IV Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,148.77 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAK, NICHOLAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,148.24 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-DE-BENITEZ, MADELYN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,148.22 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,148.11 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, MARTHA G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,148.00 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, PETER A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,147.79 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHAWN L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,147.70 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, DOREEN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,147.18 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROIS, THOMAS M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $70,147.06 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPPARD, MELISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,146.94 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIALOWSKI, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,146.57 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $70,146.12 Date 09/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, MARK A Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,145.94 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $70,145.02 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, SUSAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,144.91 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, BRUCE J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $70,144.89 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, DARLENE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,143.22 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASK, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $70,143.20 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,142.91 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOZOWSKI, MARCIN Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,142.77 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, PHILIP H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,142.29 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIPP, JAMIE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,142.28 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLENE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,142.18 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, CANDICE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,142.18 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, FLORENCE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,142.05 Date 12/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, IRENE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,141.10 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, TODD M Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,141.09 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, TERRENCE J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $70,140.80 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,140.78 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHACZ, MADELINE J Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $70,140.75 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIMIGLIA, MARK E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,140.65 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANA, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,139.95 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $70,139.77 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JIMSON K Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $70,139.02 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $70,138.57 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENTA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,138.11 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, SCOTT Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,137.74 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVON, LUCIO A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,137.11 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, ANTONIO J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,136.87 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, LAUREN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,136.48 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEN, DANIEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,136.46 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,136.35 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, NICOLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,136.25 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLAN, DENNIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,136.22 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASIOLI, COSTANTINO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,136.08 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKIN, THERESA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,135.97 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWELL, DANIEL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,135.82 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, MARK W Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $70,135.79 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRIBILINI, JAMES M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,135.65 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORONIAK, STEVEN N Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $70,135.46 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERNE, JOHN A Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $70,135.26 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMM, JULIA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,135.24 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCEK, SHARON K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,134.89 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MOLLY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,134.58 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISNER, JEFFREY B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,134.49 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CYNTHIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,134.13 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, JASON C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,133.86 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $70,133.39 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCALVIERI, ANGELO V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,132.68 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOW, ANDREW J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,132.63 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,132.44 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,131.96 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTI, RICHARD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,131.58 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, AMANDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,131.52 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, TRACEY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,131.36 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, MARIA Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $70,131.36 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPORA, KENNETH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,131.11 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, PETER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,131.11 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, MICHELE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,130.60 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,130.59 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, EMILY M Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, ROOSEVELT E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGAIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, STEPHEN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVERHENRY, ROSEMARY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANGELA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEED, AZZAAM T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCELYN, SHARON B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ELIZABETH B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESELA, DERESSE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, NANCY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LWENJE, BENEDICTA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, CHARLES H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCO, PAUL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ROBERT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDMAN-KEITH, JACINTA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,130.42 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, NANCY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,130.42 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPLE, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,130.42 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITTO, ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,130.42 Date 04/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, DANA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,130.42 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System