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 SHIPLEY, RYAN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $69,729.85 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACK T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,729.59 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-SQUIRES, CHERYL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,729.50 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, MICHAEL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,729.05 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALTO, PETER D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,728.87 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGZA, JESSICA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,728.77 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITLEY, SHAYLA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,728.77 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, FRANCISCO D, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $69,727.72 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAIL, SCOTT A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $69,726.71 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KAREN A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,726.16 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, MARY JO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,725.76 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTHOF, SUSAN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,725.65 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIR, MEHMET Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $69,725.39 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSOWICZ, GARY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $69,724.99 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, PAULA H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,724.72 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, KEELEY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $69,724.48 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NESTOR O Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,724.43 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,724.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENCEN, JOSEPH J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,724.06 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYDECKER, MEGHAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $69,723.96 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JORDAN C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $69,723.79 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKSON, THOMAS S Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $69,723.67 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KIM J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $69,723.21 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, JUNE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,722.67 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,721.90 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, JOHN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $69,721.89 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLERSKI, KRISTINE O Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,721.77 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, SHARON B Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,721.68 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKHMINOVA, BASANDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,721.65 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISTOCCO, AMY J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $69,721.60 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LUISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,721.51 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGLAND, KRISTIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,720.82 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, EVELYN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,720.69 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSER, PETER A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $69,720.55 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREMER, JUDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,720.44 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROBERT C, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,720.37 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, SHANGDE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,720.23 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMACH, COURTNEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,720.06 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KENNETH T, JR Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $69,719.80 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, GREGORY M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $69,719.52 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANFUSO, PETER M Employer name City of Rye Amount $69,719.46 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, JAMES N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $69,719.43 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, QUALA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,719.14 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, RAYMOND T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,719.06 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, ANTHONY B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $69,718.93 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $69,718.80 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, TYLER R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $69,718.66 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, KEVIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,718.21 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATRAFAILO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,718.01 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, AVINESH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,717.94 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDELA, PAUL R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,717.78 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEX, BINU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $69,717.67 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,717.12 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTLING, THOMAS E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,717.12 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, ANN B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,716.97 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, BARBARA J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $69,716.50 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, ALEXANDRA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,716.07 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, JAMES M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,715.70 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, MATTHEW S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,715.41 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, VIRGINIA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $69,714.83 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLAND, JAY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,714.83 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTAIRE-SIMILIEN, BEATRICE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,714.73 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINN, EULALIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $69,714.73 Date 11/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, SUSAN C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $69,714.50 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTHWRIGHT, MICHELLE E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,714.21 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, MEIGHAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,714.06 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARINO, DANIEL R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,713.39 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKLICK, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $69,713.37 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MIGDALIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $69,712.84 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITUK, KYLE R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,712.68 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, LAURIE C Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $69,712.00 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON-FEIGEL, GAETANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,711.98 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, HENRY R J, JR Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $69,711.98 Date 05/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, JASON F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,711.60 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENENSKY, BRIAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,711.59 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPLEY, RONALD S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $69,711.47 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,711.18 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINELLI, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $69,711.10 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCZYDLOWSKI, KATHRYN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,710.71 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKY, FRANK J Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,710.60 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, MAUREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,710.53 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLE, CRAIG T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $69,710.24 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $69,710.23 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSI, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,710.06 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, RONALD Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,709.93 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MONICA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,709.44 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZNER, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,708.35 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMIGLIANO, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,708.26 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, FRANK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,708.20 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEREMIAH M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $69,707.88 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ALICIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,707.76 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, NATALE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,707.43 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,707.26 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUZANT, WINSTON T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $69,707.01 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPELESKI, JAMES M Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $69,706.92 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARIA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $69,706.40 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,705.81 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVER, VICTORIA I Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $69,705.72 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANCAYA, JULIO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,705.40 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONRAD, HENRY M, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $69,704.41 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System