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 PALAMARA, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $69,648.98 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JASON M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $69,648.90 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, JOHN D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,648.46 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, SHANE T Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,648.30 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, ANN MARIE Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $69,647.73 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, JANELLE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,647.72 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,647.70 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KEVIN M, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $69,647.42 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESNET, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $69,647.24 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, FLORENCE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,646.91 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITT, OWEN C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,646.71 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTIGROSSI, PETER C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,646.42 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURDO, ROCCO A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $69,646.20 Date 09/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLFAHRT, NANCY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,644.94 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DOUGLAS L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $69,644.87 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, MARY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,644.03 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,643.80 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABINS, AGNES L Employer name Erie County Amount $69,643.69 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, ROXANNE Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,643.64 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,642.63 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHARON E Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $69,642.00 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,641.65 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTELLA, BARBARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,641.24 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,641.14 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNROTH, GEORGE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,641.14 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVE, JULIE A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $69,640.79 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLD, GAIL B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $69,640.75 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, GREGORY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,640.45 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, DARLENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,640.34 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JASON E Employer name City of Hornell Amount $69,640.30 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUTER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,639.87 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DANIEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,639.32 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BLAINE Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,639.15 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPER, RANDALL C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $69,639.01 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMORANO, PAUL K Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,638.61 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEZIOLOWSKI, LORRANIE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,638.56 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, WENDY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,638.46 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTKOWIAK, JAMES D Employer name Oneida County Amount $69,638.40 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, SONDRA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,638.24 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $69,637.89 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTES, RICHARD K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,637.88 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENIG, KURT A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,637.62 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTZ, DAVID M Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $69,637.48 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMESKEY, MAUREEN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,637.29 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERACI, VINCENT Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,637.17 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, GEORGE H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,637.05 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTENRATH, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,636.98 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAM, DONALD P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,636.91 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BETH A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,636.83 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MONTREECE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,636.82 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, PATRICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $69,636.78 Date 07/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLENBEC, JERRY R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $69,636.62 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNANE, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,636.31 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, JEFFREY M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $69,636.31 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMA, PATRICK A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $69,636.07 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JOEL W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,636.01 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMIE LYNN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $69,635.14 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,635.00 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGNELL, DOLORES J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,634.87 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES M, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,634.73 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, WENDY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,634.60 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, JAMIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,634.35 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, RONALD A Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,634.30 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, TREASIA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $69,633.97 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ARNOLD S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,633.94 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOILEAU, LISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,633.94 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, GABRIEL E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,633.84 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,633.63 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, ARLANDO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,633.29 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABER, SALEEM I Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $69,633.06 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, MARCIA G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,632.46 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, CARL S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,631.99 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOUD, DONNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,631.86 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,631.69 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEIER, MICHAELA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $69,631.64 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, DIANA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,631.43 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,630.57 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RICHARD Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,630.15 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPIEN, MELODY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,629.81 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, PAUL Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $69,629.50 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NICOLE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,629.04 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KATELYN C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $69,629.04 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANGELIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $69,628.78 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMARRUSCO, MICHAEL Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $69,628.09 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCONSKY, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $69,628.00 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PATRICIA LOUISE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,627.89 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name City of Rye Amount $69,627.54 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROST, ERIN M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,627.48 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $69,627.48 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,627.14 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, DANIEL L Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $69,627.09 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBALDI, MICHELLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,626.71 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIRE, NICHOLAS B Employer name City of Olean Amount $69,625.85 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, EARL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,625.62 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKHMANOV, RAVSHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,625.20 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHISEN, JEREMY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,624.99 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,624.88 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, RYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,624.57 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCE, ROBERT Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $69,624.48 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHATKO, PATRICK C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,624.32 Date 11/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System