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 BARNES, SEAN P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,017.78 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,017.56 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, RICHARD D Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,016.92 Date 11/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MARK A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,016.76 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWLER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $70,016.06 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCKLAND, MARY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,015.93 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, SCOTT R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $70,014.40 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENK, GINA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,014.21 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $70,013.63 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SITA, LAURA J Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $70,013.24 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMROCZEK, ANNISA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,013.22 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCIUS, NEPHELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,013.09 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JESSE D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $70,013.07 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, EILEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,012.97 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, DORIS J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $70,012.82 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, MATTHEW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,012.81 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALJIT, RAJENDRANAUTH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $70,012.54 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLSON, JOHN A Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $70,012.32 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, AUDREY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,011.39 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHAN, JAMES M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $70,011.16 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYHILL, KENDAL J Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,011.10 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHNER, JOSEPH P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $70,010.88 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, ROBERT R Employer name Albany County Amount $70,010.66 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, GEORGE T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,010.58 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTRELLI-DERACO, NICOLINA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $70,010.57 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVEDIO, DANIELLA G Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $70,010.57 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,009.82 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, DANIEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,009.80 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKESH, KEVIN Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,009.78 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-ANDRADE, MAGALY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,009.30 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSEDO, CESAR R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $70,009.30 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JAY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,009.29 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,008.96 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,008.37 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCI, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $70,008.30 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $70,007.72 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, NATALE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,007.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOW, ANDREW F Employer name Village of Canton Amount $70,007.67 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIMEZIE, ISRAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,007.50 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ASHLEY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,007.24 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHELE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,006.82 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MARIA T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $70,006.77 Date 04/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,006.28 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, GARRISON G Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $70,006.11 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, MARC P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,006.10 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, THOMAS L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $70,006.02 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CODY G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,005.79 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, TIMOTHY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,005.64 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, WESLEY A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $70,005.47 Date 02/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, BILLIE JO Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,005.13 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,004.70 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBIS, KARLA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,004.60 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,004.41 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CATHLEEN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,004.32 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MARK E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,003.86 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, MELINDA A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,003.85 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $70,003.66 Date 07/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ-ISLEMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $70,003.08 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,002.85 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,002.70 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEE, EMILY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,002.48 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,002.47 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,002.46 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, SETH A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $70,002.41 Date 07/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER, SUSANNE M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $70,002.33 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, CHARLES J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,002.00 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CHARLES C Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,001.89 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, VICKI Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,001.42 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, STEVEN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,001.27 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILAK, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $70,001.26 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JAMES J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $70,000.89 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLE, AISHA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,000.56 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, JUSTIN P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,000.48 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EMMANUEL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,000.38 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, JAMIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,000.38 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, PETER Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,000.08 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGESS, LAUREN M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $70,000.06 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BRIGHID Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,000.06 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANU Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $70,000.06 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, CAROL Y Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $70,000.06 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, SETH A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,999.95 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, LORI A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,999.81 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,999.80 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINSKI, DOREEN G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,998.94 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,998.65 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANIN, VINCENT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,998.42 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROESCH, JOHN J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $69,998.41 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, MICHAEL R Employer name Education Department Amount $69,998.37 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, CHAD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,998.07 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JOEL T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,997.58 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURALLO, BROOKE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,997.57 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, RONALD E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,997.20 Date 07/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, RONALD R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $69,996.79 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CAHAL F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,996.71 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, MARGARET E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,996.56 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALOE, BRINNA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,995.96 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZAJ, BUKURIJE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,994.93 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, LAURENCE S Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $69,994.87 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, ERIC M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,994.76 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,994.57 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System