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 CHRISTMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Allegany County Amount $69,087.72 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $69,086.77 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, TERRY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,086.69 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, RACHEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $69,086.47 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDELMANN, GEORGE V Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $69,086.45 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, RANDELL K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $69,085.94 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, MARK F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $69,085.45 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRON, MARISE Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,085.35 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCIELLO, JOSEPH V Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $69,085.08 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUKONIS, CHAD J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $69,084.60 Date 04/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, KRISTY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $69,084.59 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIG, GAGE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,084.55 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Malone Amount $69,084.13 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,084.03 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, WAYNE W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,084.00 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARPLE, MATTHEW T Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $69,083.97 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, NANCY YANAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,083.87 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, NICOLE R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $69,083.66 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $69,083.64 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRIZIO, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,083.20 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNLEY, JAMES P Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $69,082.95 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, LISA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,082.76 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILOW, ADAM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,082.65 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MARIA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $69,082.37 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANTONIO T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,082.15 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, THOMAS P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $69,082.11 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DARRYL C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $69,082.11 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, LAURA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,081.69 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIHO, KPADE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,081.61 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $69,081.09 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KYLE P Employer name City of Geneva Amount $69,080.89 Date 07/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, JESSICA I Employer name Orange County Amount $69,080.83 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROXANNA L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $69,080.78 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDENS, DARLENE Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $69,080.57 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,080.45 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CRAIG W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,080.35 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BYRON M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,080.17 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACCIO, ROSE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,079.73 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNER, JENNIFER M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,079.49 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, BRENDA K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $69,079.46 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, PETER Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,078.88 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DENNIS L Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,078.86 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KAMI M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,078.80 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $69,078.72 Date 11/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, KEVIN T Employer name Albany County Amount $69,078.71 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KASHEIK N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $69,078.65 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCINE, JACKSLADE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,078.51 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANES, CAROL L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $69,078.37 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPALDO, LOUIS J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,078.10 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LYNN A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $69,077.85 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DAVID C Employer name Greene County Amount $69,077.80 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, RICHARD T Employer name Greene County Amount $69,077.80 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, DOMENICK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,077.71 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,077.63 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATZKE, JANE F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $69,077.08 Date 10/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,076.92 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,076.01 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, MOSES Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $69,076.00 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, MELISSA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $69,075.96 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARAVALO, OLEKSIY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,075.73 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, PAUL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,075.31 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MELVIN J Employer name Town of Busti Amount $69,073.88 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARC E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $69,073.85 Date 12/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,073.83 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNNER, THERESA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,073.55 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ERICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,073.22 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, MARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,073.08 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULE, NILDA F Employer name Clinton County Amount $69,073.01 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, MARY ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,072.85 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, GREGORY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,072.65 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIXSON, JEFFREY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,072.13 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, ELIZABETH E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $69,072.09 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ALISYN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,071.99 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,071.84 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEYAR, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,071.82 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, OLGA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,071.25 Date 05/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI-DE VITO, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,071.09 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,070.95 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOCK DUNSON, VICKI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,070.95 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARISSA F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,070.38 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDINO, CLEOPATRA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $69,069.71 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, ANDREA L Employer name Albany County Amount $69,069.63 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JASON A Employer name Allegany County Amount $69,069.39 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVIO, FRANK Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $69,069.17 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, SANDRA J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $69,069.03 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITER, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $69,068.96 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CLIFTON P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,068.67 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,068.28 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, AMY T Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $69,068.06 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, KEVIN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,068.04 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PETE P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $69,066.93 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLEY, DANIEL F Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $69,066.76 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,066.70 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $69,066.51 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,065.88 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,065.62 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADOWSKI, FRANCIS S Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $69,065.60 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $69,064.92 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $69,064.78 Date 08/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON J Employer name Broome County Amount $69,064.67 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System