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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $68,676.29 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSINN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $68,676.28 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZELL, LAURA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,675.97 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,675.94 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $68,675.85 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBIHOUL, SCOTT L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,675.63 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JONATHAN S Employer name Erie County Amount $68,675.39 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARD, JEAN D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,675.38 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RANDY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,675.38 Date 11/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, PATRICIA, MRS Employer name Erie County Amount $68,675.26 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, HEIDI L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $68,675.23 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSEL, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $68,674.69 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ELVIRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $68,674.66 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, OSCAR R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,674.12 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, ANDREW Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $68,673.77 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, TOWANDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,673.65 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $68,673.41 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERY, MARK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,673.21 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, PIERRE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,673.07 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,672.89 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEISNER, JEANIE B Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $68,671.98 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $68,671.20 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, INGRID E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,671.19 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, LARISSA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,671.11 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ANDREW R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,670.83 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, MONICA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $68,670.22 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, CHARLES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $68,670.01 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, LORI Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $68,669.60 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KEVIN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,669.53 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGREN, ETHAN N Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,669.14 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, GEORGE C, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $68,669.13 Date 03/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, JEFFERY P Employer name City of Corning Amount $68,668.90 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CARALYN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,668.63 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, ANSEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,668.52 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $68,668.09 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOUBEK, JOSEPH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,667.71 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, HAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,667.71 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $68,667.14 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,666.99 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, TINA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,666.95 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGNANO, THOMAS G Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,666.62 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALYSZ, RICHIE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $68,666.32 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSWEILER, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,665.87 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIERE, LINDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,665.80 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN V Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $68,665.76 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SCOTT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,665.68 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICA, DOMENICO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,665.29 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,664.60 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMEL, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,664.35 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MARCELLA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,663.83 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, SHERMAN D, II Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,663.60 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, MELISSA C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $68,663.50 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, STEVEN L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $68,663.36 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAIN, JUSTIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,663.00 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, ALEX M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $68,662.80 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KRISTIN G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $68,662.58 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, PATRICIA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $68,662.58 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, NICOLE S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $68,662.56 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, PONG SUN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,662.52 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMIE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,662.47 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SEAN J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $68,662.45 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, SUSAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,662.41 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, SCOTT S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $68,662.40 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANCUSA, MICHAEL P Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $68,661.60 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, LUCY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,661.60 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WENONA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $68,660.72 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESILIEN, EVELYNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,660.57 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, PETER R Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $68,660.49 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEERS, DOROTHY J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $68,660.45 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, EONE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,660.43 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELMAN, KIM A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $68,660.34 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKOP, DOREEN Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $68,660.30 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, GAIL K Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $68,660.30 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, THOMAS S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,660.04 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEXTER, SHARLA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,659.47 Date 09/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBEE, MAURICE J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,658.76 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, KRISTY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,658.47 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, PAULA F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,658.06 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KIMBERLY G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,657.91 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, FRANCO P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $68,657.83 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, JASON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,657.74 Date 09/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, RICHARD T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $68,657.00 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSHIE, JUSTIN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,656.91 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CATERINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,656.69 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, JEANETTE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,656.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALEN, DWAYNE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $68,656.30 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOUS, EDWARD, JR Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $68,656.16 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CATHERINE M Employer name Albany County Amount $68,655.64 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ZAIDA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,655.57 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MELISSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,655.45 Date 12/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BIER, TRAVIS L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,655.33 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, KASHA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,655.10 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEMARI, ELYAS GEORG Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $68,655.05 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALONJI, WALTER M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,654.89 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $68,654.81 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,654.55 Date 09/07/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,654.42 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,654.00 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICHON, RANIER C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,653.91 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,653.85 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System