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 JONES, DARCY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,527.38 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNARD, CHRISTA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,527.38 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, AMY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,527.38 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, VICTOR F, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,527.38 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERSON, JANICE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,527.38 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,527.38 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLET, MARNI M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $69,527.38 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, SARAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,527.38 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MICHELLE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,527.38 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TERRIE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,527.32 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, KEVIN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $69,527.13 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, FAITH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,526.85 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,526.70 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSIE, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $69,526.55 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,526.00 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ERIC H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,525.94 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGER, MICHAEL S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,525.89 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PERCY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,525.63 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,525.58 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLERN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,525.30 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, SEAN P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,525.03 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRICE, REGINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,524.99 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,524.13 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $69,524.13 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, RICARDO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,524.10 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRENT, JEFFREY W Employer name Erie County Amount $69,524.03 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, VERONICA C Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $69,524.00 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHESS, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,523.63 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANMUGNAI, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $69,523.38 Date 10/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, KAREN Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,523.34 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKERBY, RENATA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,523.25 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTILLO, JOANNE S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $69,523.13 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,522.82 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYAN, CATHERINE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,522.59 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ZACHERY K Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,522.54 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANDREA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,522.48 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Mohawk Amount $69,522.36 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCKER, THOMAS G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,522.28 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIGSBERG, ALYSE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,522.28 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, DOUGLAS F, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,522.07 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZKE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,521.79 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKS, SIMON S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,521.75 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,521.66 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPE, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,521.53 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAJAH S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,521.53 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, LANCE E Employer name Erie County Amount $69,521.16 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE EVERTS, MIA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,520.04 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, JENNIFER A Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $69,519.62 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZAK, LORRAINE C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $69,519.60 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $69,519.35 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $69,519.01 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ANDY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,518.91 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, FRANK E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,518.31 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZ, JOHN D Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $69,518.19 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $69,517.85 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,517.69 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,517.51 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,517.23 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, JOSHUA S Employer name Orange County Amount $69,516.91 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDI, MARCO Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,516.70 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JUSTIN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,516.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, BENITO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $69,516.37 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NADINE R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,515.94 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEULEMANS, CEDRIC J A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $69,515.64 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, NICOLE R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $69,515.60 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPA, SANDRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,515.53 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,515.53 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,515.52 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $69,515.29 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,515.26 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, JACK J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $69,514.85 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKULA, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,514.71 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, MICHAEL M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $69,514.62 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,514.42 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TAWANA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $69,514.21 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EVAN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,514.15 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $69,513.76 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDER, JUDY F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,513.46 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, TARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $69,513.28 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, REBECCA L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $69,512.85 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, KEVIN D Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $69,512.60 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, RAYMOND Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $69,512.32 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, BILL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,512.00 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, DUSTY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,511.68 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENACE, REBECCA L Employer name Education Department Amount $69,511.61 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAAS, PAMELA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,511.34 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBY, ELLEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,510.89 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWDER, ELIZABETH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,510.80 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,510.72 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIE, JOHN W, III Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,510.65 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, ROBERT Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,510.39 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LENORA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $69,510.39 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTINGER, ANDREA Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,510.33 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, JOSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,509.27 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBURY, DIANNE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $69,509.04 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLITON, SARA L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,508.29 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, JUDITH A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,507.96 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,507.83 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLECHETTI, ANDREA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,507.70 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DEDRA C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,507.18 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System