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 KEYOSKEY, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,473.90 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIKOWSKI, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,473.90 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEDER, LORAE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,473.90 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, NEFTALI Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,473.29 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $67,473.19 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARETAKIS, HENRY J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,472.50 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRNHELD, ROBERT P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $67,472.48 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, COLLEEN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $67,471.82 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, N GAI Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,471.71 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZAMBOURAKIS, SONJA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,471.29 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RAY C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $67,471.19 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, MICHEAL C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,471.07 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ANDREA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,471.04 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KURT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,471.04 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, DEBRA A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,470.26 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, LINDA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,470.26 Date 07/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ALLAN J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,470.11 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,470.02 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZERBA, DAWN M Employer name City of Rye Amount $67,469.99 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $67,469.98 Date 02/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, ANNMARIE H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,469.52 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $67,469.44 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, DONATILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,469.30 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MELINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,469.23 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZONKA, THOMAS P Employer name Orange County Amount $67,468.42 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, EILEEN E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,468.32 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, GEORGE W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,467.92 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,467.63 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,466.92 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANCHO, KENNETH P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,466.88 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, JANKHANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,466.84 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMELL RICHARDSON, TAZSA C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $67,466.76 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, HELEN N Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $67,466.75 Date 11/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, JOHN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,466.62 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISER, CYNTHIA E Employer name Albany County Amount $67,465.97 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGE, NOAH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,465.97 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLAR, LAURA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,465.58 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, THERESA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,465.45 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPH, IRVING G Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,465.43 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGROO, KEMRAJ Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $67,465.23 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, MARIO J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,464.98 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMHALL, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $67,464.89 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUDITH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,464.86 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPASZ, PAULA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,464.84 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERNEST C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $67,464.72 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, ANGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,464.69 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, NEIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,464.69 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUZA, CHERIN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,464.17 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBORAH A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,464.13 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, TINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,463.95 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, DEBORAH M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $67,463.60 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREY, DENNIS M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,463.01 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, LESLIE P Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $67,462.76 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, KRIS A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $67,462.68 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, EDWARD B Employer name City of Elmira Amount $67,462.47 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITKIN, COREY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,462.21 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,462.20 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLALOBOS, FERNANDA Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $67,462.03 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,461.86 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELATT, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $67,461.62 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PAULA JEAN Employer name Orange County Amount $67,461.18 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDERATH, KATHLEEN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,460.95 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, MARY ANN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,460.90 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKE, ELIZABETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,460.90 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLIE Employer name Education Department Amount $67,460.85 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIG, FREDERICK W, III Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,460.79 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KEVIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,460.47 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QI, YUE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,460.33 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, DANIELLE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,459.86 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,459.86 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNEY, KELSEY T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,459.41 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKE, KATHRYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,459.34 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $67,459.33 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER-RANKIN, CHARLENE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $67,458.90 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, PAMELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,458.57 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWIE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,458.50 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, VICKI L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,458.45 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENOFF, MICHAEL C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,458.39 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLO, GEORGE J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,458.14 Date 03/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCALL, BENJAMIN S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,458.03 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSIE, WILLIAM P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,458.01 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVEY, EILEEN M Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $67,457.85 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADDY, ARLENE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $67,457.80 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHELL, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,457.78 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURGH, AMY B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,457.78 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, THOMAS W Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $67,457.64 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARIELLA, TAMI J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,457.52 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTUGLICCI, JENNIE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,457.52 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,457.52 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, RONDA Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $67,457.52 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, CHRISTINE R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $67,457.52 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANT, KIM L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,457.52 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROWE, NATHANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,457.27 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIDE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $67,457.25 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, LAUREN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,457.11 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISE, DENISE M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,455.70 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DEBRA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,455.50 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, TINA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,455.44 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDIANO, JOYCE M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,455.18 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,454.70 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System