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 SCHWOCK, MATTHEW R Employer name Madison County Amount $68,421.20 Date 11/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVER, HOWARD R, III Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $68,420.06 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BUSKIRK, ROBERT L Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,419.76 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAGONIA, JOSEPH F Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $68,419.52 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, DONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $68,419.51 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, WILLIAM E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,419.40 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ODO N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,419.19 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, NANCY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,418.79 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, ALISSA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,418.75 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERER, JOANNE S Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $68,417.45 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCION, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $68,416.68 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $68,416.57 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, JACQUELYN K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $68,416.47 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, VICTORIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,416.24 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO-MURPHY, JULIANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $68,415.98 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTATHAN, SURENDRA B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,415.83 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJEWSKI, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,415.72 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEBAN, MARIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,415.71 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, TONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,415.62 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, DOUGLAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,415.11 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, PATRICK J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,415.00 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $68,414.84 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, MICHELLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $68,414.68 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, FELICIA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,414.18 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, VINCENT Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $68,414.02 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBBS, TYREAK J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,414.01 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICOLA-SPERBER, SUZANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,413.45 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JODY R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,413.18 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACZYK, KELLY Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,413.12 Date 06/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TANYA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,412.96 Date 05/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,412.55 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, CLARK O, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $68,412.49 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LAVONDA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,412.47 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, TRINA Employer name Broome County Amount $68,412.41 Date 10/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, GREGORY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $68,412.34 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, JEANNE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,412.27 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $68,411.98 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, NORMAN T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $68,411.83 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,411.62 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,411.50 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,411.34 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, JOANNE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $68,411.06 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAVONS, CHRISTA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,411.00 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMM, MEILING Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $68,410.94 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, RICHARD Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $68,410.80 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,410.67 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JOHN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $68,409.90 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRO, COLLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,409.14 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BARA, CINDY MARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,409.00 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDLER, NANCY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,409.00 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDIRA, YOPPIE K Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,408.68 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBAK, DONALD E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,408.68 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODRAZA, ADAM Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $68,408.36 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, PETER LOUIS G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,407.85 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADELL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,407.42 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, VINCENT C Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,407.12 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, COREY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,406.79 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, HILARY M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,406.76 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, VICTORIA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,406.59 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKULA, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,406.35 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, MARK J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,406.12 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNONA, ROBERT G Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $68,405.82 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIONFERO, ASHLEY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,405.48 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONTANEDA, JANCARLO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,405.43 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMICH, BETH M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $68,405.42 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTKE, MICHAEL H Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $68,405.33 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KIMM S Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,405.23 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, RODNEY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,405.23 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCANICK, ELISSA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,405.15 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCO, LAWRENCE G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,404.96 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHSAN, KHONDKER Q Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-EUROPE, CARRELL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JAMES Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZENSTEIN, JOHN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 06/10/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENTHAL, ARLENE Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, WILLIAM B Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, LA VOUGHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,404.88 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-RAMIREZ, RAMONITA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,404.88 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,404.88 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, MICHELLE J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,404.88 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPERSAUD, MAHESH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,404.88 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUE, KENNETH V P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,404.88 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $68,404.70 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, ELIZABETH F Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,404.59 Date 08/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, JOSHUA T Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $68,404.38 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GEORGE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,404.33 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCILMAN, NATHAN E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,404.32 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JAMES P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $68,403.89 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HARRY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,403.50 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, ROSEANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,403.37 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LISA Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,401.84 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARION D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,401.77 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZURLANIS, THOMAS S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,401.46 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, STEVEN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,399.79 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SCOTT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,399.52 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, KATRINA, MRS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,399.37 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, KYUNG HWA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,399.22 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BROOKE Employer name Orange County Amount $68,399.11 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAELDER, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,399.06 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHARLENE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $68,398.40 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System