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 TILLEY, BONNIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,489.76 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANOS, JOHN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,489.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARY A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $67,489.68 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRMAN, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,489.49 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, OSMAN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $67,489.36 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JILL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,489.36 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,489.24 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUDIS, DENNIS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,488.95 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIERRE, YULIYA N Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,488.77 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRTON, JOHN J Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $67,488.66 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,488.46 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGREGORIO, CHARLES M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,488.20 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MITCHELL D Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $67,488.17 Date 03/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, BRIAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $67,487.87 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GARETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,487.16 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MELANIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,487.16 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERIAULT-PECK, TRACY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,487.16 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,487.16 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNAR, JULIE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,487.16 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, HENRY C, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,487.16 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, JEREMIAH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,487.16 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZONA, MARK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,487.16 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RAE-ELLEN L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,487.16 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENZO, LAURIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,487.16 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, SHERRY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,487.16 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,486.38 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DOMINICK D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $67,486.37 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,486.30 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, MARC E Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,486.13 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, MELISSA A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $67,486.07 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBLIN, THOMAS P Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $67,485.91 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATSCH, SUZANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,485.82 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORSIELLO, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,485.22 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, CAROLYN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,485.21 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSES, DAVID A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $67,485.14 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE-KEYLOUN, ANDREA K Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $67,484.95 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, MARY L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $67,484.80 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, RONALD E Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $67,484.51 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORA, CARL R Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,484.45 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KEVIN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $67,484.17 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, BARBARA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,483.52 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFF, LEE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,483.52 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPRILL, GEORGE W Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $67,483.52 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, ANDREW M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,483.43 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADOLA, MARK A Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,483.18 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARIA Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $67,483.14 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKSTADER, PAMELA M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,483.00 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JUDITH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $67,482.74 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, NINA M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $67,482.72 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, RYAN S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,482.56 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, GERALD E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $67,482.22 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, MONIQUE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,482.13 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, PATRICK R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $67,482.08 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODOR, AARON J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,482.02 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOFSKY, DAVID M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,481.96 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, SHARI L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $67,481.87 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JIM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,481.60 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, KELLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,481.58 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, CLARE C Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $67,481.44 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTS, JOHN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,481.26 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, DEBORAH M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,481.17 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY JONES, NANCY E Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $67,481.06 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASON A Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,480.80 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ADALBERTO J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,480.73 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZAK, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.66 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MELISSA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,480.66 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK, HARRY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.40 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,480.40 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, SHERRY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,480.40 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, GARY L Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $67,480.23 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, MARY A Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $67,480.14 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICKETT, KEVIN G Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNIS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,480.14 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS ZELENKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,480.14 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKY, JANET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,480.14 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, SANDRA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,480.14 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLEN, THERESE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSBURY, JOHN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZI, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, LUKE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMO, MARY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,480.14 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,480.14 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, LYNNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,480.14 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEZ, STEPHANIE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,480.14 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT HENRY, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of State Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERIN R Employer name Department of State Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBUSH, JOHN Employer name Department of State Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIC, DAVID N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMOS, ERIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIENKEN, ALFRED G, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, EDWIN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, COURTNEY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,480.14 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, VINCENT F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,480.14 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, LIHUA S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,480.14 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,480.14 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEFAN G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,480.14 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTLAND, BRUCE G Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $67,480.14 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System