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 MURTHA, B JILL Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.34 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, G DEWEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.34 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINELLO, GASPARE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.34 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,241.20 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN-WATTS, NADINE L Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $67,240.88 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOHN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,240.88 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,240.78 Date 07/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, VICTOR D Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $67,239.86 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SARA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,239.48 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEY, REBECCA E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,238.73 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,238.62 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURLOCK, RYAN D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,238.36 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JOANNE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,238.00 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $67,237.91 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, SUSAN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,236.89 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, DENNIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,236.72 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DIANE Z Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $67,236.69 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, MARTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,236.56 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, MARY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,236.56 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITLEY, EILEEN L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $67,236.31 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAZZO, DANIELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,236.23 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, VICTOR Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,236.21 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GONNIGLE, JANE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,236.17 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,236.16 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $67,235.67 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RICHARD H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $67,235.40 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKIELNIAK, MARK E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,235.01 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,234.84 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTALVO, CY GISELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $67,234.66 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FRANK M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,234.61 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,234.24 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JENNIFER E Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,234.01 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $67,233.59 Date 08/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRERO, NANCY M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $67,233.51 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LISA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,233.28 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRON, THADDEUS L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,232.56 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VICKI R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,232.01 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $67,231.91 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, LAUREN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,231.60 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAS, ANGEL A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $67,231.38 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELEY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,230.95 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHIS, LEONIE B L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,230.55 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, DONNA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,230.45 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DONALD W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,230.34 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-RINALDI, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,229.79 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEHLBERGER, MARK T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,229.69 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $67,229.50 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANDEAU, PAUL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,229.38 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTREL, RAYMOND Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $67,228.64 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, NEIL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,228.23 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,228.19 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVNAK, VINCENT M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,228.01 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAY T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,227.94 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,227.51 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LARRY N Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $67,227.14 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVIA, JALICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,227.00 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAYSON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,227.00 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, KATHLEEN M Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,226.88 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,226.76 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SILVIA Employer name Orange County Amount $67,226.72 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, STEPHEN J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $67,226.44 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $67,225.67 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, LUCAS R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,225.45 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, SAROJ L Employer name Bryant Library Amount $67,225.13 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,224.89 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,224.10 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELEER, GERIANNE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $67,224.00 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,224.00 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOCKOW, BONNIE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $67,223.60 Date 01/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DAVID A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,223.17 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKYI, AMA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,222.82 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LAURA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,222.76 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, DONALD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,221.61 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,221.46 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, SUSAN E Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $67,221.33 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,221.24 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, MARGARET F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,221.19 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, MARY Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $67,221.14 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDEAU, MARK G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,221.00 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIUSEPPE, LYNNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,221.00 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEITH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,221.00 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTRUNK, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,221.00 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKLES, BRIAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,220.72 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODELMAN, STACEY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,220.68 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, JOSEPH Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $67,220.61 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.47 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, NIKI M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.27 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JEAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.25 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALISERA, JEANNINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.24 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO-CAMPOS, DONNA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.24 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, BONNIE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.24 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHARON A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.22 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, SUSAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.21 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, LOUISE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.20 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, LISA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.20 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.20 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN D Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.20 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOZZI, EILEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.19 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, SANDRA Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.19 Date 08/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, DENISE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,220.19 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System