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 HAMPEL, RYAN A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $66,989.39 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JOHN Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $66,988.88 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, LAWRENCE F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,988.38 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGE, DAVID J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $66,988.30 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, RANDALL O Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,988.07 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,987.88 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JARED J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,987.72 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADMAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $66,987.71 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,987.11 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, SCOTT R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,987.08 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, TRIELL M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,986.70 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, NOREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,986.60 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROCE, MARGHERITA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $66,986.59 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUGALSKI, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,986.52 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, MARY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,986.40 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERENCZAK, MACKENZIE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,986.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILEY, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,985.90 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JASON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,985.68 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKI, ROBERT J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $66,985.47 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERSMITH, KIM M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $66,985.00 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LUISA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,984.35 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINEUX, KATHLEEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,984.28 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, KIM B Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $66,984.16 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WENDELL K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,983.89 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, MICHAEL J Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $66,983.84 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SAMUEL R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $66,983.67 Date 12/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JAMES W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,983.57 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUE, EILEEN T Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $66,983.24 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTULSKI, STEPHEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,982.98 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CONNIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $66,982.96 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, RENITA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $66,982.82 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMESON, ANTHONY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,982.71 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUNA, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,982.51 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LYDIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,982.51 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, FRANK J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $66,982.32 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRABA, PETER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,982.28 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, MURIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,981.75 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANGELITA Employer name Orange County Amount $66,981.47 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, RICHARD H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,981.44 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSKE, THEODORE P, III Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $66,981.11 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, ERICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,981.01 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUEHERY, JULIA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,980.71 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,980.63 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRITZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,979.81 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MATTHEW H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,979.64 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYORGA, ADRIAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,979.64 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,979.48 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELERCHIAN, EDWARD V Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $66,979.27 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $66,978.93 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,978.86 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICHE', TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $66,978.86 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, JEFFREY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,978.76 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERSON, CHARLES E Employer name Yates County Amount $66,978.71 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ANN R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $66,978.61 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNE, AARON W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $66,978.55 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIDEL, DEBRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,978.46 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SY, MAME F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,978.34 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, JANICE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $66,978.34 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACTON, MARK J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $66,978.20 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, MARCELLO J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,978.16 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,978.16 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMER, ARTHUR L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,978.12 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, JOHN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $66,978.04 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARDELL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,976.32 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PHILLIP Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,976.28 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, DANIELLE N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $66,976.26 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHARON D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,976.00 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,975.48 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,975.25 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOSE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,975.18 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT N Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,975.11 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MATTHEW L Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $66,974.74 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUDANDO, CAMILLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,974.52 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRO, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,973.38 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JOSHUA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $66,972.98 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $66,972.86 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMEK, GREGORY T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $66,972.75 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVER, CHASE S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,972.22 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, JOEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,972.05 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITT, SAMUEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,971.86 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, TREFON A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $66,971.73 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVELOCK, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,971.65 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DANIELLE Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $66,971.58 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, ANNETTE D Employer name Education Department Amount $66,971.56 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIETZ, D CHRIS Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $66,971.42 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JOYIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,970.76 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES JARDINS, JACOB M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,970.65 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, KAREN Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $66,970.46 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DAVID W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,970.41 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, HAROLD P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,970.33 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $66,969.60 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMGOLD, SHELTON T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,969.33 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLINGER, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,968.72 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REOLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,968.72 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADDEN, NANCY P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,968.72 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRELLO, JOHN S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,968.72 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DENICE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,968.72 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DIANE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,968.71 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARMANDO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,968.70 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSHOR, JAY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,968.68 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System