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 COLESON, JASON J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,521.12 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOSEPH L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,520.95 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, CORY D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,520.92 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELT, WILLIAM E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $68,520.88 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINOLDS, DALE M, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,520.77 Date 01/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KEVIN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,520.31 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, LORI ANN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $68,520.29 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNIE, ALTHEA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,520.22 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,519.96 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETINA, DANIELLE M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $68,519.86 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, DONALD O, JR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $68,519.68 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WCELA, RONALD A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,519.51 Date 12/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, TARA C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,518.97 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JON S. Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,518.86 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BRIAN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,518.77 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANANIA, FREDERICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $68,518.26 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ELMER L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $68,518.17 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERNST, PHILIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,517.69 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,517.62 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA, WILLIAM B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $68,517.54 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JASON B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,517.24 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPSKI, DARLENE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,516.85 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, SEAN P Employer name Broome County Amount $68,516.80 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $68,516.74 Date 02/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CHERISE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,516.70 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODIN, BARBARA F Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $68,516.58 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRETT-BLUE, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,516.50 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, DEBORAH A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $68,516.04 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, JOEL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,515.79 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ROGER D Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $68,515.12 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $68,515.05 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNANSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,514.93 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CODY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,514.00 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JAMES A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $68,513.88 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, VERVENIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,513.85 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $68,513.75 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, PAUL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,513.69 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, DREAMA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,513.49 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURREGE, JASON R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,513.31 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, JOHN B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,512.99 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,512.86 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, LORI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,511.71 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,511.59 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, PETER A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $68,511.33 Date 12/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAKENA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,511.30 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEALLY, ODETH R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,511.02 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, SUSAN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,511.00 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN-DAEE, MAUREEN P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $68,510.53 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TIM E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,510.47 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAR, KIMBERLY D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,510.31 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $68,510.28 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLMAN, CHAD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,510.23 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,510.00 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERY, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $68,509.96 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, PAMELA H Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $68,509.16 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, MICHAEL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $68,508.89 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRETT S Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $68,508.10 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, LAUREN L Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $68,507.86 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, RICHARD M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,507.50 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYFUS, PETER A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,507.46 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, DEAN J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $68,506.64 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,506.40 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,506.13 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MARY LISA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,506.07 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALANDIS, DARIUS P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $68,505.82 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNJES, CATHERINE D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,505.36 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ERIC V Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $68,505.07 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, JOSEPH C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,505.03 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, TINA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,504.96 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERCHIO, MARJORIE R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $68,504.90 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, ADRIENNE S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,504.90 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TROY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,504.85 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, NICOLE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,504.73 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, SANDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,504.68 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,504.57 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARETTA, GREGORY F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,504.21 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, HARRIS I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,504.08 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, DANNIE R Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $68,503.94 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, FRANKE Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $68,503.63 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARCUS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,503.26 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUERARO, SUSAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,503.14 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, MARGARET M Employer name Greene County Amount $68,502.78 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ASHLEY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,502.74 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARY, RICHARD C, II Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,502.57 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHRY, MANSHA K Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $68,502.50 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, MARIA Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $68,502.44 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETZ, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $68,502.22 Date 08/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $68,502.19 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDINGER, JOSEPH L Employer name Allegany County Amount $68,502.14 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, MICHAEL W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,501.99 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, AMANDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,501.65 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,501.50 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, DAVID H Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $68,501.47 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KEITH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,501.40 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHELLE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,501.27 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, NANCY J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,500.91 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $68,500.42 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $68,500.14 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TARA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,499.75 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-GELETA, MARIANNE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,499.59 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System