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 SPOONER, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,565.16 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, MARY K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,564.38 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, JAMES T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,564.38 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEELEIN, JANICE T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,564.38 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERPON, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,564.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, MARTIN T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $67,564.13 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, STEVEN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,563.86 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, SHIRLEY M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $67,563.80 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONSNEIDERN, ERIK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,563.77 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, DONALD S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,563.52 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, STACEY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,563.35 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCARTE-HAYWARD, ADRIANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,563.32 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JUSTIN D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,563.14 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWIE, DONNA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,563.04 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,563.00 Date 12/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIVELY, TAMMY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $67,562.70 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIKOWSKY, SOPHIA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $67,562.70 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, JAMES L Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $67,562.54 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, ALISSA E Employer name Warren County Amount $67,562.26 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,562.04 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, THOMAS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,561.97 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURLEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Chili Amount $67,561.76 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, MARCUS D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,561.69 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADICK, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,561.52 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSEPH J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,561.48 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, MARK J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $67,561.30 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTON, KRISTIN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,561.01 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMAN, BRIAN S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,560.95 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JEFFREY R Employer name Education Department Amount $67,560.74 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JAMES R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,560.43 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDAGE, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,560.22 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNES, SUZANNE C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,560.22 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, SUSAN B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,560.21 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SUSAN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,560.16 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, DANE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,560.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICENS, ELVIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,559.96 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT, JEAN F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $67,559.85 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,559.70 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATULLI, LAWRENCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,559.65 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, MICHELLE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,559.64 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTZ, CHRISTINE C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,559.56 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SUSAN B Employer name Education Department Amount $67,559.43 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $67,559.38 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,559.18 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JERRY E Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $67,559.14 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JEANINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,559.01 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $67,558.98 Date 02/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,558.92 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASEN, NATALIE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,558.78 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LAREALL E Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,558.73 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETTO, JOHN T Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,558.67 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JUDITH A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,558.66 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZAREWSKI, RIVA Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,557.96 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA D Employer name Erie County Amount $67,557.74 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, PAMELA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,557.70 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAMOURS, DONALD Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $67,557.60 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKSHIRE, GARY J Employer name Education Department Amount $67,557.36 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, LYNN D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $67,557.36 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHRISTINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,557.10 Date 08/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,557.10 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNIANI, MADELINE T Employer name Green Island Power Authority Amount $67,556.98 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOVELLI, CYD R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,556.96 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELVEEN, CURTIS Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,556.78 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, RAQUEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,556.70 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYARD, TIMOTHY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,556.65 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,556.58 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILKLOW HEIDI Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,556.32 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DONNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,556.06 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNETT, WILLIAM M Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $67,556.00 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELY, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $67,555.89 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, PRISCILLA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,555.80 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DONNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,555.80 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, HELEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,555.54 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SPENCER M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $67,555.44 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,555.43 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $67,555.28 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHERINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,555.05 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, NATALIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,555.02 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, FURRINA F Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,554.97 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHAD M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,554.94 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, PIERRE R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,554.81 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,554.78 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUS, HAROLD T Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $67,554.51 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $67,554.49 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCIA, DEIDRIE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,554.27 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEELEIN, FREDERICK A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,554.25 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHIM, ADEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,554.24 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIHANE, CHRISTINE N Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,554.24 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, JEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,554.24 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARK D Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,554.24 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUO, NING-BIN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,553.98 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGO, KAREN Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,553.88 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, RUEBEN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $67,553.84 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PAUL J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $67,553.50 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JUAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,553.48 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERLOFF, HEATHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,553.46 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHELLE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,553.46 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SHELLEY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,553.46 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SUSAN A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $67,553.28 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURG, JAMES A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $67,553.25 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System