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 MATZ, LINDA H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,064.58 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNALI, MICHAEL Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $69,064.49 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, DAVID T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $69,064.43 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,064.39 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER T Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $69,064.32 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPEK, CATHERINE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,064.04 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, DANIEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,063.94 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICIA E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $69,063.66 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, JOSEPH G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,063.62 Date 06/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD T Employer name City of Olean Amount $69,063.49 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PHILIP C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,063.21 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ROBERT L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,063.16 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, MARY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,062.22 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUO, LILI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,061.54 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHN, JEFFREY W Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $69,061.52 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $69,061.22 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,061.19 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDUN, KATHRYN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,061.07 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSELL, SHEILA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,061.03 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARS, BRENDA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,060.30 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAMB, SHERONICA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,060.25 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, DONNA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,060.16 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPO, DANIEL E, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $69,059.99 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, BRIAN P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $69,059.62 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, ALISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,059.44 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $69,059.41 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, ALI Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,059.27 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEISHA C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,058.39 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMIBER, PAMELA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,058.25 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURGICK, ANUOLA N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,058.08 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, FABIOLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,057.96 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, OSWALDO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,057.74 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, BARBARA M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $69,057.69 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, TODD S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,056.93 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYKE, JASON J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,056.80 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISAPIA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,056.68 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, LUCILLE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,056.19 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, STEPHEN G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,056.16 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, CHARMAINE K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,055.90 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, LISA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,055.34 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHOE, JOSHUA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,055.19 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,055.19 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ENGELS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,055.09 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELMAS, WILLIAM G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,054.74 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BRIAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,054.55 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,054.53 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, JULET C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $69,053.85 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURETON, MICHELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,053.71 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARCZYK, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,053.57 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAILSFORD, JAMEL Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $69,053.30 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANE, KEITH P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,053.26 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,053.01 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,053.00 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHI W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,052.99 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, VICTORIA L Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $69,052.82 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,052.80 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JAMES M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,052.46 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,052.31 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORISI, KENNETH J Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $69,051.97 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAFF, JUDY W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,051.71 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNICKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,051.64 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYAVE, GEIMAR A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,051.56 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGISBERG, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,051.51 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, ROBERT S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,051.37 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIO, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,051.34 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VEGLIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,051.30 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHLE, BETSEY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,051.19 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, SHAWN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $69,050.45 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JAMES ROBERT Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $69,050.11 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLMAN, DANA E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,050.07 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, VALERIE K Employer name Albany County Amount $69,049.87 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, AMY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,049.85 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTER, CHRISTINE I Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $69,049.70 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, JAMES K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,049.67 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULERMOS, PETER Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,049.62 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON MATT, MIRANDA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,049.59 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $69,049.44 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUSS, JUDITH L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $69,049.34 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,048.97 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, PAUL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $69,048.63 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, DONALD C Employer name City of Auburn Amount $69,048.42 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WILLIAM R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,048.16 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNISON, RONALD S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,048.12 Date 09/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPPERLY, BRANDON C Employer name City of Troy Amount $69,047.93 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, STEVEN M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $69,047.78 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, MATTHEW P Employer name Village of Northport Amount $69,047.64 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMESSER, ROGER A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,047.42 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, KYLE S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,047.40 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JANE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,047.31 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, HEATHER E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $69,047.08 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KAREN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON, RICHARD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEEGAN, CHRISTINE T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LORRAINE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA-HULBERT, ELAINE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 05/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,046.77 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTMAN, JANINE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,046.77 Date 05/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KATHRYN L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, AMY S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,046.77 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System