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 TAN, CHENG JIAO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,368.75 Date 04/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABROUK, ADEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,368.35 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARIE Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $69,367.83 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLACHTER, MAUREEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $69,367.77 Date 07/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTT, WILLIAM W Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $69,367.61 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, LOUIS E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,367.39 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $69,367.28 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIONE, ROCCO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $69,366.90 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, KIRSTIN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,366.21 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, BRIANNE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,366.21 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAI, BOLIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,366.20 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, KARL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,366.09 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTIN, JAKOV Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $69,365.68 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUUD, LISA C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,365.46 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JESSE G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,365.35 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTHIER, AVIVENTZ Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,365.33 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIKKERT, JAMES W Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,365.30 Date 07/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRACANE, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,364.85 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, LOUIS P Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,364.77 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, PATRICIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,363.96 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JANE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,363.96 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, OLIVER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,363.93 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, THOMAS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,363.91 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, MORGAN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,363.62 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, STEVEN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,363.45 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, THOMAS J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,363.09 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGEL, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $69,362.56 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INNIS, EBONY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,361.84 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,361.63 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $69,361.24 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DERRICK L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,360.90 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEAN D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $69,359.93 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CINDY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,359.54 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,359.49 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, EILEEN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,359.43 Date 08/27/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RICHARD P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,359.36 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, WILLIAM A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,359.16 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN P Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $69,359.10 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPUMA, ANDREW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,358.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDER, STACEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,357.94 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ROBERT J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,357.65 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNE, JULIE L Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $69,357.62 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZOVINO, ANDREA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,356.97 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMBACH, MARGARET M Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $69,356.82 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY S Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,356.81 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, KWOK HONG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,356.54 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, FRANK Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,356.28 Date 07/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER COLEN, COREY J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $69,356.10 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRODT, NATALIE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,356.09 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,355.99 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIOLO, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,355.83 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $69,355.68 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, LISA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,355.34 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, RUTH E Employer name Genesee County Amount $69,355.00 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILBACHER, WILLIAM K Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,354.51 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSSA, MATTHEW A Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,354.21 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGID, DONNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,353.83 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WINSOME B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,353.83 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, DARREN W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $69,353.73 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, LAWRENCE A, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,353.59 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLLENBERGER, TAMARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,353.40 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUER LEACH, LAURA F Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,353.25 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WALLACE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,352.82 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, LISA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $69,352.73 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, PAMELA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,352.19 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, STEVEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,352.14 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGOTT, MARK S Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,352.14 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, ADAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,352.14 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, KEVIN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,352.07 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, JENNIFER C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $69,352.00 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, LUZ M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,351.68 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOTO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,351.61 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNS, ELANA T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,350.54 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRISS, JENNIFER L Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $69,350.48 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,350.40 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKROW, TERRY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,350.26 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCES, TIFFANY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,349.67 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMHAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $69,349.62 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, RONALD D Employer name Village of Owego Amount $69,349.28 Date 11/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,349.02 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCINELLO, SUSAN B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,348.83 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, JEANNINE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,348.42 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, VIRGINIA M Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $69,348.41 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATI, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $69,348.39 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERHAUSER, RUSSELL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,348.37 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CILURZO, JOSEPH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,347.84 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, VICKI M Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $69,347.58 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIGNY, STEVEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,347.58 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, ERIC A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,347.46 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,347.38 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLION, ROBERT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,347.38 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,347.27 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGHOFF, DIANE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,347.22 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JEFFREY T Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $69,345.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHATOYA D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,345.45 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, GARY Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $69,344.79 Date 06/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONISTALL, JOHN V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $69,344.21 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BENJAMIN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,344.13 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, INDIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,343.83 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOFF, LINDA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,343.68 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System