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 DADA, OLASUMBO A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,066.35 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KELLY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,066.25 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREA R Employer name Orange County Amount $70,066.08 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JAMIE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,065.81 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,065.36 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLNY, JOHN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,064.44 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,064.15 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, AUSTIN L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,064.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, CHARLES K Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $70,063.56 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KEVIN J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $70,063.06 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BERNICE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,062.72 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MOULIN, MARTIN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $70,062.29 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, JASON J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $70,062.26 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUSSER, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $70,062.07 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALKNER, JASON S Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,061.69 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WENDY J Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $70,061.50 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOSHUA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,061.27 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, SUSAN K Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $70,061.18 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,061.04 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $70,061.01 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ADAM J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,060.98 Date 11/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDWIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,060.41 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,060.32 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, DEIRDRE F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,060.32 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DAVID W Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $70,060.16 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MARY H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,060.12 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RUTH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,059.69 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DAVID W, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $70,059.65 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERARDI, REBECCA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,059.36 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHANE M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,059.06 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMOWALE, DAVID Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,058.93 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATORNINO, STEPHEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,058.80 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KAREN S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,058.53 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, DARRYL W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,058.26 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LINDA A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $70,057.85 Date 11/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIA, PHILLIP A, JR Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $70,057.79 Date 02/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, AUBREY J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $70,057.69 Date 07/27/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, THERESA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,057.62 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORTE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $70,057.54 Date 11/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, JON N Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $70,057.34 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,057.31 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, FRANCINE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $70,056.92 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES R Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,056.67 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISEL, LINDA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,056.58 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENBOGEN, GINA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $70,056.48 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGENSBURGER, PAMELA F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $70,056.48 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,056.48 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREFIG, JAMES Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $70,056.28 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, MARK R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,055.90 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, CRISTINA Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $70,055.42 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JASON A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $70,055.30 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NEAL G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,055.29 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ABBE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,054.44 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, CARMEN A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $70,054.28 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFORD, SCOTT Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,054.22 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLITT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,054.12 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, CHAD R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,053.83 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, ROBERT P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $70,053.58 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, MEAGAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,053.51 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADZEN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,053.44 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCHEN, MARK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,053.34 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARYNA, SHAWN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,053.00 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, MARIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,052.87 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKIN, GEORGE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,052.53 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, THOMAS K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,052.37 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DANIEL R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,052.32 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDGES, LYNN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,052.18 Date 09/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MARY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,052.16 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TJIMOS, ELLEN L Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $70,051.85 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, KEVIN M Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $70,051.78 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, ANDREW D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,051.03 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, DEBRA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,050.70 Date 08/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, RASHAUNE K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,050.57 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMKARAN, VIKRAM P Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $70,050.47 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, MICHAEL J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $70,049.93 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAYMOND W, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,049.89 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENGO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $70,049.80 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LEANN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,049.53 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MARK A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,049.47 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CELLE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,049.29 Date 03/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MARION Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,048.84 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, MICHELE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,048.42 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MICHAEL E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,048.37 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENATORE, CAROL Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $70,047.90 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, JEFFREY D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,047.66 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JASON A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $70,047.44 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,047.42 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, ALLAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,047.33 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, VINCENT N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,047.22 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGERTY, JOHN W Employer name Erie County Amount $70,046.92 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, MICHAEL T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,045.69 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $70,045.55 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,044.99 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARTINIQUE E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,044.80 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-ROSE, VERA ALTHEA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $70,044.58 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DIANA K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $70,044.24 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTLER, MARY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,043.96 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $70,043.03 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKELEWICZ, JOHN W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,042.97 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,042.81 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System