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 BUCHANAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $68,461.96 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEAD, SHALONDA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,461.49 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,461.49 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, WILLIAM J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $68,461.31 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLONE, MARIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $68,461.10 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, JAMES A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,460.93 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ERIC Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,460.55 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, PETER M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,460.47 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OU, YULAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,460.21 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JONATHAN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,460.04 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,459.98 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMBO, PATRICIA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,459.76 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURGA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $68,459.56 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, JANET B Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,459.22 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,458.86 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,457.79 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORLER, WAYNE A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $68,457.31 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWING, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,456.69 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBY, ALEXIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,456.69 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, EDWARD Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,456.38 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLENBERG, SHERRI Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,456.32 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKOFF, JANET M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,456.20 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHONDA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $68,456.14 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHNA, LAURIE ANN C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,456.11 Date 04/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREATORE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,455.83 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLING, MERRILL R Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $68,455.80 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKARSKI, RUSSELL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,455.45 Date 07/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOTE, KELLY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,455.20 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $68,454.93 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANI, ANNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,454.81 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WESLEY D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $68,454.55 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,454.46 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRACO, MARIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,454.30 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZBURG, DAVID S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,453.35 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANELLO, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $68,453.15 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRLEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,452.75 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, CLAIRE D Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $68,452.41 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLONAN, CINDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,452.15 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,452.00 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSLEY, SUSAN F Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $68,451.73 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCOING, DAWN M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $68,451.61 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNOLO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,451.55 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, LOUIS R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,451.21 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, MARK D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,450.53 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKAM, SCOTT E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $68,450.42 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMAR, JUAN Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $68,450.22 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, PATRICK D Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $68,450.21 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,449.90 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMINIAK, TAMMY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $68,449.88 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKEMUS, KENNETH C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,449.68 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, MARIA G Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,449.10 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE P, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,449.10 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLEY, DAVID P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $68,449.01 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RILEY, SHELLEY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,448.99 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $68,448.09 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, RETA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,447.82 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICOLE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,447.82 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, TAMMY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,447.62 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,447.60 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD A, II Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $68,447.60 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALINI, KENNETH M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,447.53 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KELLY A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $68,446.93 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERJI, PRADIPTA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $68,446.77 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CHAD C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $68,446.69 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, CARMINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,446.67 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, REAGAN L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $68,446.28 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JULIANNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,446.10 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, STACEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,446.00 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLT, HANS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,445.89 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,445.33 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAUL L, JR Employer name City of Elmira Amount $68,445.25 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAVIER Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,444.47 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTSKI, LYNN A, MRS Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,444.42 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLER, EDWARD W, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $68,444.41 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATOUR, ROGER D Employer name Madison County Amount $68,444.00 Date 08/16/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGSTER, B.ALICIA Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $68,444.00 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, MAROUN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,443.87 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, LORRAINE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,443.55 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BOBBIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,443.24 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, AMANDA S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,442.93 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIPHANT, BRUCE J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,442.51 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,442.40 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELSA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,442.36 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, TIMOTHY H Employer name Albany County Amount $68,442.14 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PAUL M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,441.80 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, DEBRA H Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $68,441.12 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, BEATRICE L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $68,440.84 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, NADILUS Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $68,440.74 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, DAVID R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $68,440.73 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIXOTO, JOEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,439.93 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOZNICK, CHARLES D Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $68,439.90 Date 04/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DONNA J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $68,439.75 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, ANTHONY J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,439.69 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Andover CSD Amount $68,439.38 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANESEY, ANDREW C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,439.28 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHEN C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,438.20 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, MATTHEW M Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,437.99 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIBEE, JAMES J Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,437.80 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTRESS, SHARON ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,437.74 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, DAVID J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,437.67 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System