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 HERBST, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,089.29 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, BRADLEY R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,089.17 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VINCENT C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,088.97 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, IAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,088.97 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, LOUISE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,088.55 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, NARITA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,088.30 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,088.29 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DENNIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,088.25 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELVIN G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,087.80 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURRIERI, BRITTANY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,087.69 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFEREN, DEBORAH C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $70,087.65 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, ROBERT P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,087.28 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CUNZO, ELENA Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $70,087.27 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, JANA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,087.20 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,087.05 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, MARK T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,086.30 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAIN, YVONNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,086.09 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGE, MARY JEANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,086.04 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, GREGORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,086.03 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, RODNEY C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,085.90 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, PAUL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,085.70 Date 10/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, NANCY G Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,085.53 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, TINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,085.00 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, VINCENT A, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $70,084.98 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,084.80 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIITTIG, MICHAEL S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,084.44 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JOSHUA M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,084.43 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TERRANCE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,084.39 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LELAND P, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,084.24 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROVICH, KIM C Employer name Erie County Amount $70,084.19 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, FRANK L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $70,083.69 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISERCHIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,083.45 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, STEVEN C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,083.36 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANA, PAMELA J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $70,082.90 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,082.73 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREESON, KAITLYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,082.66 Date 01/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIONG, MARCELO S, III Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,082.58 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DEBRA I Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,082.55 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, AARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $70,082.39 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDROWSKI, MIKE E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $70,082.29 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANOVEC, MARGARET M Employer name Orange County Amount $70,082.26 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, KAREN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,081.80 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MICHAEL S Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,081.70 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, DENISE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,081.30 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTO, JAMES S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,081.09 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $70,080.30 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,080.00 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,079.97 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,079.55 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JESSICA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $70,079.48 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER-SWYGERT, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,079.29 Date 12/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, LESLEY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,078.92 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,078.79 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEISNER, SCOTT G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,078.50 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCULEO, THOMAS J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,078.33 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ZACKARY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,078.28 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAR, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,078.23 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOHN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,078.16 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAK, JUSTIN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $70,077.86 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, MICHAEL E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,077.80 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, AMY L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $70,077.68 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RICHARD E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,077.37 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, LAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,077.22 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ALBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,077.19 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $70,077.16 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADELL, JEFF M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,076.95 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JASON A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,076.60 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,075.90 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, MARK J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,075.19 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JENNIFER C Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,074.78 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, TIFFANY L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,074.53 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,074.47 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVAGNANO, ALEX W Employer name Orange County Amount $70,073.68 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, ADAM J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $70,073.42 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, ANGELINA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $70,073.10 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVINO, FRANK S Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,072.86 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,072.59 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROLYN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,072.53 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $70,072.49 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AARON I Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,072.43 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISENWEBER, ADAM P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,072.18 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWACKI, JAMES L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,071.96 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,071.85 Date 11/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, HECTOR R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,071.71 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,071.53 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, COLLEEN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,071.43 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KAREN E Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $70,071.40 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KEVIN J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,071.32 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PAM J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,070.75 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABIR, MOHAMMAD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,070.63 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARVARO, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,069.78 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Broome County Amount $70,069.51 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROLA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,069.48 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBALLO-DIEGUEZ, ALEX Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $70,069.03 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, TERESA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,068.04 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, WENDY W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,067.76 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGACZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,067.74 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, ISRAEL B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $70,066.61 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUDIES, THOMAS G Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $70,066.51 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, RICHARD P Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $70,066.43 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System