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 D'ERRICO, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,994.35 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, LAWRENCE H Employer name Orleans County Amount $69,994.24 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JAMES C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $69,994.12 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JONATHAN K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,993.64 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LINDA C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $69,993.59 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, JANICE L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,993.48 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, DENNIS J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $69,993.15 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIZZINOGLIA, FRANCINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,993.12 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ILVIN D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $69,992.70 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSIK, MERRITT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,992.26 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-ALLEN, MARION Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,992.23 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERRITT, TRAVIS L Employer name Village of Red Hook Amount $69,991.99 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGONETTE, BRADLEY R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,991.68 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MARC A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,991.61 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, REBECCA M Employer name Department of State Amount $69,991.22 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZ, KEVIN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,991.11 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARONE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,990.84 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,990.53 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, GREGORY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,990.53 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, PAUL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,990.44 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,990.30 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHARISSE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,989.79 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, JOHN L Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $69,989.59 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNES, FRANK K Employer name Allegany County Amount $69,989.50 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, VINCENT E, III Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,989.37 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHLEEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,988.62 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, STACEY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,988.62 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIDL, JOHN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,988.62 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JAMES E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,988.36 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, GENEVRA A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $69,988.29 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLY C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $69,988.26 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMIDER, PIOTR J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,988.00 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOLT, ALICIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,987.98 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERSMITH, KATHLEEN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,987.96 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, SALVATORE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,987.44 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, ANDREW J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $69,987.43 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONAUGHEY, MYISHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,986.79 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPIE, BRENDA L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $69,986.45 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KEVIN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,986.37 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,986.28 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,985.75 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, NATHAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,985.71 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYA, SALIM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,985.56 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MOLLY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,985.45 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,985.29 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, KAITLIN P Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $69,984.52 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $69,984.51 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, JOHN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,984.20 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, HUI-LING T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,983.61 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $69,983.58 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRCABLE, RUSSELL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,983.41 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERZINO, ROSEANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,983.26 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, LAWRENCE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,983.21 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYSZKIEWICZ, ALFRED A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,983.14 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MARY JO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,983.14 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, NICOLAS R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,983.06 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, GERALD Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,983.04 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRALES, FRANCISCO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,982.74 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, RACHEL C Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $69,982.18 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, SANDRA MAYS Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $69,982.00 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $69,981.77 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, KRISTIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,981.39 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, ADAM D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,981.37 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALASCO, MELISSA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,981.08 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LARRY E Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $69,980.71 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,980.66 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, TONI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,980.66 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MELIA, LAURA M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,980.51 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNERY, KELLY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,980.34 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTI, MARIA Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $69,980.16 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DERMOT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,980.02 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LIZANNE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,979.63 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOSE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $69,979.56 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,979.52 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, ROBERT ALLEN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $69,979.28 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, RAYMOND J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,978.80 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKHARDT, WARD Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,978.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, DIANE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,978.30 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH N, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,978.22 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, EMANUEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,978.09 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOSEPH G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $69,976.53 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, CHRISTY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,976.43 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, KATHLYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,976.43 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,976.38 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, VINNIE K C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,976.11 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SASHA M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,975.62 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, NATALIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,975.12 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRNOS, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $69,974.63 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINO, CHRISTINE J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,974.60 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ELEANOR M Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $69,974.45 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, BRIAN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $69,974.32 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,974.31 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSIK, MAUREEN C Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $69,974.00 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRYTA, EDWARD Employer name Orange County Amount $69,973.41 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, WANDA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,972.98 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGEWAY, KARI L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,972.82 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKUR, ANDREW W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,972.46 Date 07/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMIECIK, ADAM C Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $69,972.34 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELL, MATTHEW R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,972.00 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBER, MARY ANN Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $69,972.00 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System