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 HENRY, SELWYN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,147.78 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, MATTHEW F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,147.41 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA TORRES, CAROL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,147.29 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERIDGE, CHRISTINE P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,146.66 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, STEVEN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,146.39 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO GRASSO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $67,146.38 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,146.30 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSCHEIDEL, DAVID J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,146.15 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSTON, LAURIE B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,146.10 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NANCY A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $67,145.70 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKE, MARJORIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,145.41 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, KENNETH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,145.11 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNER, WENDY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,144.74 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, SUZANNE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,144.36 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIO, EMANUEL A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $67,144.22 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, CAROLINE N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,144.16 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, AMY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,143.80 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABALCO CASTRO, MARIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,143.53 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CINDY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,143.35 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, IAN G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,143.22 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,143.21 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DOREEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,143.09 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAN, MARILYNN R Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $67,142.98 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, THOMAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,142.68 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAZER, DENISE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,142.65 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINOCAN, MARY E Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $67,142.59 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, JULIETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,142.41 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, CARLETTA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,142.22 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLUNGHER, JOHN J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $67,142.13 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, OCTAVIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,142.00 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBIN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,142.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLYK, RONALD A Employer name Erie County Amount $67,140.86 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANASTO, JORGE E Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $67,140.76 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, MARY ANN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,140.65 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, ROBERT P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,140.31 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXINE, DEBORAH W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,139.70 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $67,139.21 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GANA, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,138.72 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSKAS, TIMOTHY C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $67,138.43 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHARLES D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,138.32 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, EMILY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,138.21 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,138.15 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASZEWSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,137.96 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFENBACH, LOUIS P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $67,137.85 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,137.53 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,137.41 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATTS, JIMMIE L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,137.29 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYER, JILL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,136.92 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, TERESA M Employer name Erie County Amount $67,136.31 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Olean Amount $67,136.18 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,136.03 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $67,135.76 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, ROBERT GEORGE, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $67,135.65 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCELKA-SEDDO, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,135.59 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTEN, FAYDRA S E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $67,135.38 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $67,135.34 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, FRANK D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,134.39 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, JEFFREY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,134.32 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMERON, SANTOS D Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $67,133.76 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, CHARLES Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $67,133.64 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORIA, KIMMARIE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $67,133.59 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, BRIAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,133.39 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANETTE J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $67,133.28 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,133.24 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ERIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,132.47 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LOGAN N Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $67,132.47 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, LAWRENCE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,132.42 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, ELIZABETH Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,132.32 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, PETER N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,132.27 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, ANGELA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,131.89 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,131.54 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAISSON, STEVEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,131.00 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVER, KATHERINE Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $67,130.76 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLO, LEONARD Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $67,130.40 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAMES L Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $67,129.68 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANDO, AMY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,129.67 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JAMES B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,129.37 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLISON, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,129.36 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, AYSHA T Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $67,129.09 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, GEORGE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $67,129.01 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUHOUT, KATRINA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,129.00 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, SAMUEL A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,128.36 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, MARY LOU Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,128.29 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, BRIAN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,128.15 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, KIPP M Employer name Seneca County Amount $67,127.91 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, BRENDA J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $67,127.74 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JESUS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,127.43 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,127.27 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIELSKA, KATARZYNA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,127.10 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $67,126.96 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLICHTING, LISA J Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $67,126.80 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,126.80 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LISA E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,126.76 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRES, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $67,126.19 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ENEIDA M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $67,125.73 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, GREGORY E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $67,125.46 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Elma Amount $67,125.08 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLWEGER, RHONDA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,124.63 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEFIAK, MARY E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,124.44 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, KATHLEEN T Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $67,124.35 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System