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 SHENOUDA, MINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,971.93 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANESE, BART R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,971.23 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, ERIC S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,971.22 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, CORDELL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,969.89 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,969.40 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREIS, ANTHONY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,969.24 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, HEATHER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,968.77 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ROBERT M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,968.72 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUHMEL, DAVID C Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $69,968.71 Date 06/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,968.48 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MARK Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $69,968.21 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BERTHENIA S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $69,967.60 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LAURA A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $69,967.43 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, GAIL H Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $69,967.03 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZEN, DONNA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,966.87 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, WANDA G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,966.31 Date 11/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, ELLEN C Employer name Albany County Amount $69,966.00 Date 07/15/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, DENISE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,966.00 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, DEBRA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,965.98 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PAMELA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,965.85 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JAY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,965.81 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JARED S Employer name Delaware County Amount $69,965.78 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIK, JONATHON T Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,965.70 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAISLEY, DANIELLE D Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $69,965.69 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROBERT F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,965.67 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $69,965.64 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JON P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,965.51 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASLEY, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,963.60 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PRISCILLA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,963.33 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREB, RONALD R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,963.14 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZAL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,963.09 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, MICHAEL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,962.88 Date 04/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STACY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,962.80 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PHINAS T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $69,962.67 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, MADELINE P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $69,962.54 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,962.36 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICAISE, JOHN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,961.68 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPEL, ANNA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $69,961.53 Date 11/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREOU, JEFFREY D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $69,961.37 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADKY, NICHOLE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,961.16 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,961.06 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LA'SHAWN D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $69,961.06 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES-BOEHM, THERESA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,960.97 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKE, EBONY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,960.90 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, RONALD C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $69,960.82 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARTHALIA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $69,960.75 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, LISA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,960.64 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, JASON D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,959.67 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRANKHAN, EVELYN Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,959.38 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBOSKI, AMANDA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $69,959.20 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCHIGNA, AUDREY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,959.06 Date 11/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,958.88 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TAMMY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,958.84 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, PATRICIA Employer name Education Department Amount $69,958.82 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, OAKLEY, III Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $69,958.73 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, HELENE L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $69,958.14 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MARK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,958.11 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLETTE, DARLENE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,958.02 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSO BROWNFIELD, PHYLLIS A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $69,957.94 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, JACEK Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,957.93 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOKRAM, SUE S Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $69,957.86 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PAMELA A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $69,957.40 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $69,957.37 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, RICHARD B, II Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,957.21 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,957.14 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAB, MONIKA P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $69,957.11 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERIC C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,956.90 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CASANDRA M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,956.81 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,956.37 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, GAETANO Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $69,956.16 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, KAREN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,956.03 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DONALD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,955.86 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, AMY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,955.34 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKAU, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Eden Amount $69,955.30 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, SHAY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,954.27 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCH, DAVID J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,954.18 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $69,954.03 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBO, ANNE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,953.94 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, ANDREW E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $69,953.73 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAFER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $69,953.54 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DAWN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $69,953.24 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, WILLIAM K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,952.80 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOWE, TRAVIS A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,952.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESANO, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,952.24 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, LEONARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,952.24 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHERNE, PHYLLIS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,952.24 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAL, BERNARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,952.15 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MANERLVETTE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,952.03 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, MARK V Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $69,951.97 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SEAN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,951.81 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DIANA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,951.52 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHAUNA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,951.14 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROGER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,951.13 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, ROBERT A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $69,951.07 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERACI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,950.93 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, ROBERT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,950.91 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,950.27 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, BERNARD F, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,949.79 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,949.71 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, CALEB I Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,949.24 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System