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 PAYTON, STACEY R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $69,908.12 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,907.44 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, KRISTIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,907.26 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEETAHAL, INDERA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,907.07 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNINO, CHRISTINE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,906.94 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,906.87 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC QUEEN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,906.76 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, LUIGI C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,906.25 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ADAM R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,906.06 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARGARET Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $69,906.01 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIESEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $69,905.35 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,904.59 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $69,904.06 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKE, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $69,903.47 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,903.34 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-LEMMON, COLLEEN ANN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $69,903.08 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCNIAK, LORI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,903.08 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUTCHEON, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,902.96 Date 12/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGALORA, ANDREW F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,902.40 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,902.38 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,902.38 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, NICOLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,901.87 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,901.82 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REMIEN, ROBERT H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $69,901.63 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SKYOCK, TOMMY, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $69,901.36 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, VALERIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,901.26 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONIAK, STEVEN M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $69,901.02 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-ESCOFFERY, GEORGEA N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,900.67 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,900.13 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBIAN, DAVID R Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,900.00 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,899.92 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,899.82 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LAUREN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,899.22 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TORRY L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,899.11 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUITH, CHAD D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,898.99 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVES, EILEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,898.78 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, GLENN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,898.33 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, JOSEPH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,898.24 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RICARDO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,897.94 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PHILIP T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,897.32 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDELLI, CHARLES Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,897.14 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FLORENCE C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,896.24 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLENZ, BRIAN Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $69,896.15 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,895.93 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOWATT, DEAN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,895.82 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DONNA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,895.74 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, VICTORIA B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,895.17 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONRAD-REINGOLD, MARY JO Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,894.95 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLARIO, VINCENT D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,894.82 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, LAURIE J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $69,894.69 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, JOSEPH H Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,894.57 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, BRIAN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $69,893.11 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CAROLYN I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $69,893.06 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMAER, KRISTIN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,893.05 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CRYSTINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,892.56 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $69,892.52 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMELUTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $69,892.00 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, BRIAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,891.91 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, WILFREDO, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,891.71 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,891.69 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERESH, LENA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,891.46 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MARGARET R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $69,891.41 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KATHRYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,891.17 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,891.13 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUB, CYNTHIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,890.93 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,890.81 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERALD, AMOS P, IV Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,890.73 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, TRACY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,890.51 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, LOUISE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,890.51 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSO, ANGELO M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,890.43 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, JOHN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,890.12 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHIARO, STEPHANIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,890.12 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPAK, NISHAN Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $69,890.06 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,890.05 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, TYLER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,889.62 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOMPEN, PATRICIA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $69,889.44 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CHRISTINE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,889.42 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTERMAKER, LINDA F Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $69,889.40 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,889.40 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GLORIA, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,888.89 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,888.55 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $69,887.95 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, MARK E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $69,887.71 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMANN, THERESA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,887.53 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, AARON P Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $69,887.49 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LACY, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $69,887.21 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, BONNIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $69,887.17 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $69,886.87 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, RANDI-LEE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,886.56 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ADRIENNE E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $69,886.48 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJA, DZEMALIJA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $69,886.31 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,886.16 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARATZIAN, RAFAEL Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $69,886.09 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RICHARD F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $69,886.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,886.01 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, MARIO T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,885.88 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, ADAM R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,885.49 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROGERS D Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $69,885.36 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LORNA F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,885.08 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, KEVIN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,884.72 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System