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 LIPSCOMB, BOBBY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, EDWARD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFERY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHAUGHNESSY, TINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDEY, KAILASH R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JEFFREY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, SHERYL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, CYNTHIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHLMAN, RONALD P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZJABA, DAVID L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.42 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINO, DIANE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,130.42 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONG, FLORENCE W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,130.42 Date 06/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIEN, BASSEY E, DR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,130.42 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,130.42 Date 05/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDZIK, STEVEN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, ROBERT H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,130.42 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, JUDITH ANN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,130.42 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDAY, MARK Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,130.42 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, MARK R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,130.40 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, WILLIAM J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $70,130.24 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMM, CARL M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,130.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKRY, PATRICK J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,130.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLENN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,129.77 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, MELISSA S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,129.34 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, JAMES C Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $70,128.99 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNES, ANN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $70,128.67 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,128.49 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-PHILIPPE, SOSTHENES Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,128.34 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEKODUNMI, KOLAWOLE I Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,128.34 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,128.34 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,128.34 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSOWITZ, SANDRA F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,128.34 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, JAMES D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,128.34 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGELL, COLLEEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,128.34 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, BARBARA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,128.34 Date 06/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAISAKOVA, STELLA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,128.20 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $70,128.14 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, TODD M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,127.96 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARDI, JOSEPH W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $70,127.57 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SAJI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $70,127.39 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERON, MICHELLE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,127.30 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGORA, ANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $70,126.48 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, DANIEL P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,126.20 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, DANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,126.11 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACINTOSH-FRERING, KAREN Employer name Greene County Amount $70,125.90 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, PATRICIA D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,125.90 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,125.56 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BARBARA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,125.41 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JENNIFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,125.25 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,125.14 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILINSKI, MICHELLE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,124.80 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WAYNE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,124.74 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $70,124.54 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,124.53 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, WALTER D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,124.45 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAD, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $70,124.33 Date 11/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $70,124.03 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTUCCIO, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,123.96 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MOLLY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,123.82 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, IVAN E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,123.68 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRINO, CARL A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $70,122.57 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,122.56 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI, DEBRA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,122.52 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,122.46 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSMAN, JANET L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $70,122.30 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNT, MICHELE Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,121.81 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Mount Morris Amount $70,121.25 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FERDINAND Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,120.89 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROWLAND A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $70,120.85 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,120.66 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SUSAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,119.46 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KAREN E Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,119.02 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER MEID, NICOLE L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $70,117.66 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, LUIS N, JR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $70,117.62 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, DAVID C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,117.62 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JOHN L, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,117.26 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVIN, BETHANN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,116.95 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ADAM D Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $70,116.80 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JEFFREY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,116.77 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MATTHEW L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,116.71 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, DANIELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,116.71 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, KEVIN S Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $70,116.15 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,116.07 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTY, SANDRA K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $70,115.92 Date 07/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIELLE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,115.64 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, SHERI Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $70,115.55 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, BRIAN S Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $70,115.43 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, ROBERT W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,115.02 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,115.00 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, SUZANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,114.80 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNUM, PETER W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,114.33 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,113.14 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ERIC Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,112.94 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBROSCIANO, ANNMARIE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $70,112.88 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JOSHUA A Employer name Broome County Amount $70,112.60 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUCCIA, THOMAS A Employer name Orange County Amount $70,112.18 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ERICK C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,112.04 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASMIER, ROBERTA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,111.86 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System