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 PRESTON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,339.85 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVILLE, JUSTIN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,339.74 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, BRIAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,339.74 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARK E Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $67,339.67 Date 02/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LATONYA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,339.35 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, CARLA Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $67,339.24 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, WILLIAM J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $67,339.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHISOLFI, ALFRED Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,338.70 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $67,338.69 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRANCO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,338.62 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROSI, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,338.10 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYOSKEY, THOMAS F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,337.76 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNETTER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,336.41 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHERYL V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,335.43 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRLICEK, LAWRENCE J. Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $67,334.92 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNICK, EDWARD J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,334.89 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, FAITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,334.41 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,333.78 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERENICH, VIKTOR Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $67,333.25 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, STEPHANIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,333.17 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEO, SARY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,333.03 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, WILLIAM W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,332.98 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BENNETT C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,332.98 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COME, DIANE E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,332.69 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANCE, PERRY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,332.59 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER SHARP, HOLLY M Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $67,332.46 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MONIQUE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,332.46 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,332.46 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, ANTHONY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MEGAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, MARGRET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANCK, ERIC E Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEICKHARDT, NANCY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHERI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, JOHNNY R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,332.46 Date 05/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, JENNIFER M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,332.46 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMENTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,332.46 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSUNGU, MILLAH N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,332.46 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSER, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $67,332.46 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLANGU, FIKILE S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,332.46 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RAMONA T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,332.46 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,332.46 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, ANTHONY R Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $67,332.00 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORIO, LOUIS M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,331.67 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRHOF, LORIE D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,331.40 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,330.38 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KATHERINE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,330.38 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANZMAN, CORINNE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,330.38 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO DE JESUS, ANA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,330.38 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, PATRICIA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,330.38 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,330.38 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GAIL E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,330.31 Date 10/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUTMANN, KENNETH F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $67,329.48 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JULIUS J, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,329.40 Date 03/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,329.10 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMBEH, NATALY Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,328.86 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MERLIN N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,328.82 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSIC, RAKESHA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,328.48 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHANCE, JEREMY E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $67,328.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMER, MARK J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,327.74 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, ERIC A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $67,327.67 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,327.06 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARTY, JOHN T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,326.85 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIE, DEBORA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,326.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, HOLLY K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,325.34 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTAS, JORGE L Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,324.95 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KYLE P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,324.85 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, AMENCIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,324.61 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $67,323.42 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELL, ROBERT F Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $67,322.97 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BRYAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,322.93 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINAS, ADAM J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,322.89 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FADIS, JESSE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,322.84 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, CHRISTINE S Employer name Village of Avon Amount $67,322.40 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, YOLOUNDA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,321.86 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JEFFREY M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,321.35 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANGOS, JOHN Z Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $67,321.24 Date 10/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSALL, LINDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,321.11 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHERYL P Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,320.64 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, KORI M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,320.50 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, CHAD E Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $67,320.32 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADY, CALVIN T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $67,319.69 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAMHALL, CLAYTON E Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,319.69 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, PATRICIA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,319.40 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, JONATHAN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,318.64 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $67,318.63 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, MEGHAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,318.42 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZBERG, JONATHAN P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $67,318.40 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $67,318.20 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENBITTER, SCOTT R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $67,318.08 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, CRAIG Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $67,317.52 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, SANDRA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,317.49 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, CHARLES A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,317.45 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, BETH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,316.55 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LUZ A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,316.08 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,315.97 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GREGORY W Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,315.90 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, MARK A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,315.90 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DEBORAH J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,315.39 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System