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 CRUELL, KIMBERLI L Employer name Erie County Amount $70,042.77 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DARRELL C Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $70,042.57 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, TERI LYNN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,042.55 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMY, RICHARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,042.16 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNBEIN, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,041.83 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALPERT, MEREDITH E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,041.62 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, MARLA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,041.34 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, JAMES J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,041.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MARC A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,041.11 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZAGO, DEREK J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $70,040.71 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMILLERI, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,040.62 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBEDEL, GARY S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $70,040.60 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUSTIN T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $70,040.48 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, PAMELA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,040.35 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNAVITA, STEVEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,040.26 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RYAN T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,040.00 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ARTHUR J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $70,039.58 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALACHIK, TODD V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,039.49 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHMAN, RONALD C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,039.08 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINO, MATTHEW T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,038.78 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MACEIO L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,038.73 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SANKAR D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $70,038.72 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMANE-USHE, THALITA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,038.12 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, KEVIN L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,038.00 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, STACEY R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,037.40 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ROBIN L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,037.33 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $70,036.86 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORPANTY, KAREN K Employer name Erie County Amount $70,036.68 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, ANGELA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,036.08 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMEYER, GLENN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $70,035.81 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTZ, TRACY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,035.49 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARDINI, ANN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,034.90 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, DREW W Employer name City of Lockport Amount $70,034.80 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEBE, DONALD J Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $70,034.79 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORUM, JAY C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $70,034.76 Date 03/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, ROBERT J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,034.47 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIEL, JARED E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,034.05 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,033.86 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-SWARTZ, ADELE D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,033.72 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, LORI J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $70,033.55 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSHUA W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,033.31 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMDAR, DARSHANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,033.30 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, LAUREN E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $70,033.23 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, RICHARD L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,033.09 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM T Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,032.10 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINSAH, KAELA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,031.47 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BONNIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,031.03 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,030.91 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, GENE S Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,030.90 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ROBERTO Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $70,030.36 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, JOHN P, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,029.59 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, VICTORIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,029.59 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,029.57 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRANO, JOSEPH V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,029.30 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUENGST, FREDERICK J Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $70,029.17 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,028.39 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBORAH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,028.35 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAUL R, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $70,028.28 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, CANDY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,027.91 Date 05/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SEAN R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,027.55 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $70,027.34 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, TONYA L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $70,027.18 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYCHALSKI, JANET P Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,027.06 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIACCIO, EDWARD A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,026.46 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, GERARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,026.34 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXBECK, PAUL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,025.82 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, ANTHONY J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,025.65 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-WILSON, CLARICE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,025.43 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, MONICA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,025.27 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARCI M Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,024.76 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROGHAZI, ANNA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,024.68 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTENBERG, AUDREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,024.66 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, BIANCA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,024.50 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DONNA Employer name Broome County Amount $70,024.16 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURBIN, MELISSA A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,024.05 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAGI, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,023.55 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MATTHEW D Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $70,023.35 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, DOROTHEA F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,023.27 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GARETH D Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $70,023.06 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, JAMES B Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $70,022.94 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DENISE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,022.85 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, NATHAN W Employer name Genesee County Amount $70,022.77 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, TROY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,022.58 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JEREMY J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $70,021.93 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, KEITH J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $70,021.83 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, JERRY S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $70,021.79 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHIARO-PFISTERER, ANNALU M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,021.75 Date 12/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,021.39 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOC, ANDREW R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $70,021.25 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIC S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,020.97 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, LISA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $70,020.47 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARON, KENNETH P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,020.19 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADDON, CHRISTY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,019.57 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLAND, JEREMY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,019.44 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, MICHAEL S Employer name Broome County Amount $70,019.04 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, ERICA M Employer name Orange County Amount $70,018.97 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLM, JOHN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,018.34 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEA, KAYLA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,018.19 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,018.00 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $70,017.88 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System