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 SALISBURY, BRENDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,510.30 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNY, SHERLYKUTTY Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,509.78 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPUNAUGLE, ALLEN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,509.75 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GLORIA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,509.62 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEKOYA, OLUKAYADE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,509.48 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO-KISSELL, SABRINA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,509.44 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESENS, DAVID P Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,509.36 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMP, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,509.26 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,509.26 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, LEMUEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,508.87 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEFFE, STEPHEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,508.73 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATIE L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $67,508.43 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, ADAM J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,508.40 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, PATRICK H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,508.32 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, PRISCILLA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,507.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLISS, ROBERT S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,507.57 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, BRENDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,507.44 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOPHEL, JOANN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,507.44 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,507.44 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KAREN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,507.44 Date 11/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCHAUSER, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,507.18 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANGELA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,506.98 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHAD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,506.84 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, ADAM C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,506.74 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEREK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,506.68 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULTS, LINDA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $67,506.61 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, BRIAN E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $67,506.60 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, DERRICK J Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $67,506.46 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, TRICIA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $67,506.41 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, JEFFREY Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $67,505.95 Date 05/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRIAN M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $67,505.74 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTOGHESE, TERESA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,505.52 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, THOMAS P Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $67,505.48 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, RONALD L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $67,505.43 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, MAUREEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,505.10 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, RAYMOND F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $67,505.04 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Norwich Amount $67,504.97 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JUDITH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,504.95 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, JOANN Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,504.78 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEEVE, LORI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,504.58 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, DONALD S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,504.46 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, JOHN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,504.45 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROMGOOLE, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,504.32 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACK, JONATHAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,504.32 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSKI, IRENEUSZ J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,504.20 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,504.06 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELEWICZ, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $67,503.86 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, WILLIAM A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $67,503.80 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRBERG, GUSTAF S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $67,503.80 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRILL, MICHELE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,503.03 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULMER, LERUE Q Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,502.24 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, DONELLE K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,502.24 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, CAROL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,502.24 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEMAN, DAVID L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,502.20 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DIERNO, LISA M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,501.49 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, KATHRYN E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $67,501.43 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,501.20 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,500.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Allegany County Amount $67,500.84 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, KEITH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,500.81 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WARRELL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,500.74 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTIN, HELEN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,500.42 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIARNOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,500.37 Date 10/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATASUS-CHAPMAN, JAMES M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $67,500.13 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGERS, PAULA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $67,500.03 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, LISA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $67,500.00 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AMOUR-BRADLEY, JANE R Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $67,500.00 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Middletown Amount $67,499.94 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,499.93 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTACE, JANET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,499.64 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, LOUISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,499.38 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, SARAH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,499.38 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,499.22 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, JOYCE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,499.21 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARENCHAK, IRENE E Employer name Education Department Amount $67,499.12 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,499.06 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDANATTU, SOSAMMA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $67,498.67 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KYNA L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $67,498.63 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORENO, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,498.34 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,498.08 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,498.08 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,498.08 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUNZIANO, SHELLEY J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $67,498.08 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, VICTORIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,498.08 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,498.08 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGANA, MARK A Employer name Erie County Amount $67,497.99 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,497.84 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THESIER, ALLEN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,497.82 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERLY, WENDY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,497.82 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PAUL, GUERDITHE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,497.44 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILO, JOSEPH J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $67,497.21 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, PHILIP M Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,497.13 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSNESS, BLAKE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,497.00 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, WANDA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $67,496.95 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JON R Employer name Village of Akron Amount $67,496.88 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $67,496.86 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, TARA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,496.75 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUCHER, MELISSA E Employer name Orange County Amount $67,496.74 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENEY, JOHN M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $67,496.63 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, IRENE B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,496.52 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System