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 BRYDEN, NANCY P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,621.73 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFARREN, RENEE M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,621.72 Date 04/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,621.57 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DIANA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,621.39 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSANT, LAURA R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $67,621.38 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,621.32 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHAD M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,621.30 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, SCOTT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,621.25 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $67,620.63 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, DEBRA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,620.49 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGUN, JOANN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,620.40 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, SCOTT A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $67,620.22 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KAREN C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $67,620.21 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, JODIE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,619.23 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,619.22 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, KARL A, II Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,619.02 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, CATHY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $67,618.85 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NANCY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,618.20 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,618.20 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, PATRICIA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $67,618.20 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIGAN, STEPHANIE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $67,618.20 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, BARBARA J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $67,618.20 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALEXANDRIA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $67,618.19 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENROSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $67,617.29 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, JAYSON E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,617.28 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,617.14 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WENDY M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $67,617.01 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCEPPAQUERCIA, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,617.01 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rye Amount $67,616.88 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JOYCE A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $67,616.83 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,616.45 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $67,616.40 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAY, ANNA F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,616.12 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCILE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,615.73 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRELLER, JAMES S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,615.50 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGNON, MIREILLE T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,615.44 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRE, ROBERT L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $67,615.25 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEWELL, SHIRLEY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,614.93 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLOS Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $67,614.85 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, VITO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,614.58 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOL, JAMAL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,614.50 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MARIANNA L Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $67,614.40 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDUSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $67,614.38 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUANITA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,614.38 Date 07/01/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, KIM S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,614.21 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, BARBARA T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,614.00 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIDELICH, JOANN W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $67,613.85 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESS, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $67,613.40 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GREGORY T Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $67,613.32 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,613.08 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JAMIE P Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $67,612.83 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDO, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,612.73 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HAROLD E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,612.27 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,611.52 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GWENDOLYN Employer name Erie County Amount $67,611.45 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, ROBERT C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,611.17 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, KAREN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,610.66 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JARAH E Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $67,610.42 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBERA, GLEN A Employer name Greene County Amount $67,610.11 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, LINDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,609.88 Date 06/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DEANNE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,609.88 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAYANI, MICHAL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,609.81 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, KARENANNE H Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $67,609.80 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, JEREMY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,609.79 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BERNARD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,609.36 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, LORI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,609.36 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLER, ERIK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,609.36 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBUONO-QUIGLEY, DAWN E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $67,609.32 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $67,608.79 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, THERESA P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,608.58 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, JENNY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,608.58 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHARON Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,608.29 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $67,608.24 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIF, ERIC C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $67,607.90 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, TODD M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,607.54 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EVIN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,607.54 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,607.02 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, JOSEPH Employer name Education Department Amount $67,607.02 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,607.02 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGON, VERONICA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,606.76 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, BYRON J, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,606.39 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,606.24 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, IVAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,606.24 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMERING, FLORA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,606.17 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-PALMER, JONI L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,606.06 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JASON A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $67,605.96 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRNHELD, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,605.57 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENHAGEN, JAYNE A Employer name Orange County Amount $67,605.56 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, SHELLEY A Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $67,605.46 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, NATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,604.81 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, DAVID S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,604.42 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASHPOLSKAYA, LARISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,604.15 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, THOMAS F Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $67,603.91 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JAMES A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $67,603.76 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, TAMARA M Employer name Warren County Amount $67,603.66 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANGELA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,603.48 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SUSAN F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $67,603.41 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, EMANUEL Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $67,603.39 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, KATHY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,603.36 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, NANCY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,602.86 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System