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 MC PHERSON, JUSTIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,232.40 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELY, FRANKLYN L Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $69,232.26 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCE, JAMES E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,231.01 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MAARSEVEEN, BERNARD J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,231.01 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRE, BRIAN J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $69,230.80 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BRANDON S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,230.56 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, ANN THERESA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $69,230.18 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVITUSO, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,230.06 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, MARITZA Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,229.42 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $69,229.26 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, BRIAN K Employer name Education Department Amount $69,229.03 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, DAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,228.86 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINT-DU JOUR, MARCEAU Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,228.71 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JOAQUIN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,228.08 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $69,228.07 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNELLA, RONALD L Employer name Town of Gaines Amount $69,227.98 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $69,227.88 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, STEVEN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $69,227.21 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MAYRA Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $69,226.64 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JILL Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,226.64 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUANE, JANET L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,226.60 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHAR, MARGARET J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $69,226.36 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOOF, TORRANCE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,226.12 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, ROBERT Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,226.04 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOR, MAXIMILIAN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,225.85 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWRY, ARLENE S Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $69,225.84 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOFORTE, MICHAEL S Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $69,225.77 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWIN O Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,225.62 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ERIC M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $69,225.42 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,224.99 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, ANTONIO Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $69,224.96 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, HENRY N Employer name Orange County Amount $69,224.73 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KELLY Employer name Erie County Amount $69,224.10 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANCSO, NICHOLAS Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $69,223.75 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MARK P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $69,223.38 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,223.00 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Gates Amount $69,223.00 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURNAK, SCOTT R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,222.95 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WILLIAM W Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $69,222.83 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, JOHN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,222.27 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $69,222.26 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDDIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,221.56 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARISTINA, JO ANNE P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,221.52 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-GIORDANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $69,221.16 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DANIEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $69,221.15 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ MOK, PAMELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,220.72 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, MARK L, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,219.68 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Erie County Amount $69,219.65 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,219.61 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONEL, ROBERT W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,218.81 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, MILDRED E Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,218.36 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, KEVIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,217.67 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLISON, LORI A Employer name Broome County Amount $69,217.45 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANIS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $69,217.24 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JOHNATHAN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,216.94 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHMANN, GEORGE E Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $69,216.44 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLUCCI, MARIA T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $69,216.25 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, BARRY F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $69,216.11 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $69,215.80 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICA, JUDITH S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $69,215.80 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANEK, KRISTINA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,215.63 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, SAMUEL D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $69,215.52 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOEHME, IAN W Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,215.49 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,214.63 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTELLI, MICHELLE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,214.52 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, JUDY A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $69,214.50 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,214.44 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,213.44 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,213.42 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORINSHEK, TIMOTHY A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,213.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGO, ANNA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,213.14 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENBERG, MICHAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,212.09 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, KATRINA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,211.53 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, LINDA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $69,211.49 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKWUAGWU, EUNICE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,211.25 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,211.23 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTWORA, ALICE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,211.16 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, STEPHEN J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $69,210.20 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALZAN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,210.05 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLA, MICHAEL E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,209.94 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERST, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,209.50 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KAREN N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,209.33 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORAK, MARY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,208.88 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERIN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $69,208.74 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICHOLAS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $69,208.59 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKMES, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,207.97 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANUNZIATO, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,207.86 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, CAROL A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $69,207.82 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,207.81 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, OLIVE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,207.57 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DAWN C Employer name Essex County Amount $69,207.41 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, KELLY K Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $69,207.00 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, FRANK J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $69,206.87 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $69,206.50 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $69,206.49 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,205.91 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, EDGAR T Employer name Fulton County Amount $69,205.52 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANFORD, FRED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,205.33 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, MARTIN P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $69,205.02 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPAL, ALESSANDRA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,204.99 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System