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 GRAYS, NOLAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,204.74 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, MARIA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,204.26 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUSIAINEN, ZOE J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $69,204.18 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, MATTHEW J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,204.00 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, ROBERT L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,203.71 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUERSSEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $69,203.67 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHUN, RICKY N Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $69,203.61 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOECKENER, KAREN L Employer name Orange County Amount $69,203.34 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ROSANNE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,202.65 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KURTIS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,201.62 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, HEE-BO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,201.47 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, BERNADETTE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $69,201.10 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JULIET R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $69,200.83 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany County Amount $69,200.53 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, JOSEPH D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $69,200.01 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KARLI E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,199.73 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, ROBERT A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,199.61 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY-FRITH, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,199.59 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAVERA, KIM M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,199.28 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATRES, CARLOS H Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $69,199.18 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCARO, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $69,199.02 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, DIANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,198.77 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DENISE M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $69,198.66 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINO, PAUL R, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,198.53 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YELLA, RADHIKA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,198.47 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, TOMAS E Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $69,198.32 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINURKA, PETER J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,198.00 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RANDY P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,197.98 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JOSHUA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,197.81 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWNIAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $69,197.44 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $69,197.05 Date 06/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, EUGENE L, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,197.02 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BARBARA E Employer name Orange County Amount $69,196.87 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSTEIN, PHYLLIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,196.28 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICKER, MARK B Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,195.69 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, MATTHEW E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,195.47 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTHONY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,195.35 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBILT, KIRK Employer name Village of Avon Amount $69,195.26 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUTIER, KAREN A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $69,195.02 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEB, JOHN, III Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,194.52 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSILLON, JEAN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,194.18 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, RONAK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,194.12 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUFF, JAMES W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,193.93 Date 04/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAIMINI BHAGYESH Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $69,192.76 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOE, JAMES E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,192.64 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO, ANTHONY R Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $69,192.59 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKUN, ROBERT J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $69,192.01 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DANIEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,192.00 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,192.00 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINION, MICHAEL J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,191.71 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,191.34 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCH, TONY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,190.76 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, NORMA Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,190.57 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NORMA C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $69,190.44 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKY, ANTHONY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,189.95 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, BENJAMIN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $69,189.19 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREZ, ANDREW Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,189.16 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $69,189.04 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERUNKUUMA, MOLLY Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,188.77 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALETTO, JORGE W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,188.31 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZIG, JOSEPH P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,188.26 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATIEN, DANIEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,188.09 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ODELL A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $69,187.98 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBRO, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,187.80 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRUCE C, II Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,187.53 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,187.48 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, LISA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,187.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULANT, MARY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,186.83 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, SHIRLEY Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $69,186.72 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, NICHOLAS T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,186.59 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ABIGAIL R Employer name Education Department Amount $69,186.39 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYLER, DIANA K Employer name Education Department Amount $69,186.39 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,186.39 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, PATRICIA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,186.39 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDAWAY, PETER T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,186.33 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KUNJUNJU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,186.06 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID G Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,185.83 Date 07/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,185.76 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,185.75 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBOT, JASON M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $69,185.49 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,185.34 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, MELINDA S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,185.28 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, ROSS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,185.27 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, DENISE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,185.27 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, JOHN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $69,185.27 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, DEBRA C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,185.13 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $69,185.06 Date 11/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, PAUL S Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $69,184.97 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, GLORIA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,184.97 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, TAREQ D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,184.83 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, EDWIN J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $69,184.66 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELIN, LUKE A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,184.49 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, VERONICA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $69,184.34 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFARTH, KENNETH E Employer name Somers Fire District Amount $69,184.18 Date 06/07/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, KATHRYN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,184.14 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JAMES D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,184.10 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, VANMANY Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,184.09 Date 01/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MICHELLE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,184.07 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELCZEWSKI, ZDZISLAW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,184.06 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, HENRY A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,184.00 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System