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 THOMAS, ROBERTA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $68,619.45 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDEAU, JANET B Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $68,619.42 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOY, JAMES S Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $68,619.12 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,619.10 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, FRANCINE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,618.70 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,618.28 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKIN, ALICE P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $68,616.86 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREEVY, MARYANN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $68,616.86 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGHAVAN, NISHA D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $68,616.86 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYNES, WENDY Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $68,616.86 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANFER, LAUREN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $68,616.86 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLING, DAVID A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,616.80 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETO, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,616.62 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, GERALD A, JR Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $68,616.60 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BRADLEY M Employer name Village of Mohawk Amount $68,616.43 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, LA SEAN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,616.19 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALTHEA Employer name Education Department Amount $68,615.27 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, MARK D Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $68,615.08 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLANT, TARA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $68,614.99 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MIRIAM E Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,614.96 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRUCE M, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,614.87 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, RUDELL Employer name Middletown Housing Authority Amount $68,614.76 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAIDES, LAWRENCE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,614.26 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLETTI, MARIO O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,613.78 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUNT, JOHN J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $68,613.54 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, THOMAS J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $68,613.40 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, DENISE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,613.27 Date 01/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MATTHEW P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,612.65 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYAS, PIERRE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,612.50 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, JONATHAN L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,611.75 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $68,611.16 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODCHILD, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $68,611.15 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, DONNA J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $68,611.02 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,610.81 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,610.18 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPP, CHARLES C, III Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,610.12 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JEREMY M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,609.43 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FRANK V Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,609.35 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ERIC N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,608.91 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTE, SARAH E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,608.81 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $68,608.32 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JERAMI T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,608.07 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, KRISTY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $68,607.58 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, GUARIONEX E Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $68,607.00 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, WILLIAM N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $68,606.76 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, RICHARD E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,606.49 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JENET Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,605.86 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JASON L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,605.52 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARONSON, MICHELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,605.13 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANUS, MARK J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $68,604.64 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIELAGO, RIZZA MAE B Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $68,603.97 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, DONNA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $68,603.23 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $68,603.06 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, SUSAN G Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $68,602.67 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, BRIAN J Employer name Carthage Wilna Fire District Amount $68,602.61 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,602.59 Date 05/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, EDWARD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $68,601.76 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ANDREW T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $68,601.57 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, TRAVIS Employer name City of Oneida Amount $68,601.51 Date 12/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, DEAN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $68,601.43 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $68,601.34 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUDIER, KENNETH O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,600.80 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,600.38 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, ROBERT D Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $68,600.38 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUQUIN, ALLAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,600.27 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, TIFFANY M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $68,599.81 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, TAMMY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,599.30 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, DAVID J Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $68,598.55 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,598.55 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,598.22 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRENA, PETER A Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,598.14 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, DOMINIC J Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,598.14 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, AMBER F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $68,598.09 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, JUSTIN S Employer name Orange County Amount $68,597.96 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROBERT W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,597.56 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, MICHAEL E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,597.55 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARIE Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $68,597.12 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, OUDIT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,596.91 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, MARGARET E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,596.85 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEVEN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,596.85 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY BETH Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,596.83 Date 10/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COLA, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,596.57 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGKINSON, DANIEL E Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $68,596.41 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,596.11 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, LAUREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,595.66 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONHARDES, HERMAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,595.60 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVINS, RUSSELL G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,595.49 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICOLETTE D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,594.95 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SCOTT A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $68,594.68 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, CRAIG W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $68,594.59 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZUPHAR, FAIDHERB Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $68,594.56 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONSTANTAKIS, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,594.06 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURLEY, KEVIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,594.01 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREER, STEVEN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,593.56 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, LINETTE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,593.54 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTINI, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,593.45 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $68,593.11 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,592.07 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWIEL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,592.00 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, SCOTT J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,591.73 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System