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 FEENEY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,643.44 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SHANE P Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,643.43 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, CORNELL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,643.32 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NILA E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,643.10 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, NADINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,642.73 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,642.64 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZOFF, COLLETTE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,642.64 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHARLI B Employer name Essex County Amount $67,642.08 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASINGTON, SHAUN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,642.08 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CARMELA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,641.13 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DILLIS M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $67,641.11 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, ERIC Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,640.97 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERTA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,640.96 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CONSTANCE S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,640.82 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, COREY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,640.80 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, DANIELLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,640.80 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JAMES P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,640.80 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $67,640.56 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, GARY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,639.77 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, WANDA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,639.52 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, JAMES A, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,639.29 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENKUS, CATHERINE Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,639.26 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JODY E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,638.78 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, JOSHUA R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,638.16 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVER, MARK W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,637.89 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPLEY, JAMIE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,637.87 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,637.18 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, STEPHEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,637.14 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBARRON, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $67,636.93 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, MARILYN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,636.89 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, ERIC F Employer name Albany County Amount $67,636.52 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, PHYLLIS J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $67,636.23 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, MARY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,635.83 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ROBERT G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,635.70 Date 07/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, GEORGE S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,635.20 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,634.81 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, ANDREW J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $67,634.68 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, MARLA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,634.58 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LUCIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,634.42 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $67,633.98 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTELLO, ANGELO J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,633.11 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSI, NINO C Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $67,632.84 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISBROW, WILLIAM M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $67,632.77 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, JEREMY F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,632.70 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JAMES K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,632.58 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, DANIEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,632.20 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,632.02 Date 03/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, MARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,631.95 Date 02/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PHILIP H Employer name Washington County Amount $67,631.52 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SHAUN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,631.39 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, JENELL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,631.32 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, NANCY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,630.47 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RUSSELL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,630.46 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, MICHAEL C S P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,630.46 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS ENGEL, KELLY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,630.31 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LELAN K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $67,630.03 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, ANDREA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $67,629.84 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,629.77 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,629.64 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHER, JOSEPH D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $67,629.12 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICK, JOHN J Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $67,628.80 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUFF, DENNIS L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMOWICZ, RONALD F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY-HANLEY, KATHLEEN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, JOHN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 12/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, JEROME Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMECK, VALERIE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, DANIELLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,628.34 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,628.34 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGO, KIET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,628.34 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KATHLEEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,628.34 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, TODD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,628.34 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, CATHERINE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,628.34 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESNER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWITZ, JANINE M Employer name Department of State Amount $67,628.34 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADRAOUI, PAULETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROCCO, SAMUEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, DIANA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREMPONG-MANSOH, BERTHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DAWN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MARK B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSLER, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ABDULLAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LUCILLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, GREGORY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, LEONA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, TRISHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,628.34 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHIGAN, SHARON L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,628.34 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,628.34 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, NANCY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,628.34 Date 05/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARCANGELO, GINA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,628.34 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System