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 BUSH, KELLY E Employer name Town of Wilna Housing Auth Amount $66,800.00 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, GILDA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $66,799.98 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, SHERRY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,799.84 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,799.80 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $66,799.60 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, BERT Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,799.44 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, ALFREDO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,799.42 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANCH, JENNIFER A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $66,798.60 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULAKKALKARAVATTU, NISHA T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $66,798.37 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, NATHAN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $66,798.23 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,797.82 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, ANDREA Employer name Wayne County Amount $66,797.68 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, NADINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,797.48 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAMORE, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $66,796.76 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, TERRENCE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,796.76 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, RAYMOND Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $66,796.72 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KRISTIN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,795.60 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, JOSEPH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $66,795.51 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, DAMIE ELIZABETH Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $66,795.13 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DAVID A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,795.03 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, JANICE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $66,795.00 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JAN D Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,794.74 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,793.98 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, JOHN J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $66,793.96 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MARCELLA A Employer name Albany County Amount $66,793.64 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, CARLOS J Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $66,793.60 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, DOMINICK Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $66,792.98 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGISO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,792.25 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHAUL, MELINDA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,792.02 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, MARK A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $66,791.89 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, SUSAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,791.58 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,791.33 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, EVELYN J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,790.78 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, D YOLANDA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,790.62 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $66,790.36 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHMITT, LEAH T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,789.66 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,789.61 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RONALD A, III Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $66,789.58 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KYOKO Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,789.54 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,789.48 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JORGE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,789.28 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $66,789.21 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, TIMOTHY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,788.95 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBURGER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,788.35 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, MELISSA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,787.76 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRIAN M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $66,787.16 Date 04/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $66,786.74 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, RYAN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,786.65 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SONYA A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,786.18 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LAURIE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,785.36 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, LYNN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,785.27 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCHO, DERRICK M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,784.36 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCKS, PETER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,784.05 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, VIRGINIA W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $66,784.03 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARR, JUSTIN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,783.47 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASSMAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,783.37 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, MI-AE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,783.17 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, SAMANTHA J Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $66,782.83 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, THOMAS Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $66,782.62 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINBRUNNER, LOUIS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,782.61 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BITETTO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $66,782.20 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $66,781.33 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUGE, JAMES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,781.00 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, JULIENNE N Employer name Town of Webster Amount $66,780.80 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, JACOB Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,780.65 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, LISA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,780.59 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CESAR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $66,780.55 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTI, GARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,780.48 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, LORI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,780.45 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, RHIANNON E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,780.42 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, KARL T, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,779.88 Date 05/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TARELL Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $66,779.44 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orleans County Amount $66,779.32 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, LYDIA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,778.48 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,778.40 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRA, ANDREA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,778.40 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SHARON Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,778.32 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, DONALD M, SR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $66,777.91 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCHIANTI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,777.87 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZESS, ANDREW F Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $66,777.52 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, WILLIAM P, MR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $66,777.21 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRUCK, LOUISE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,776.55 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $66,776.42 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOLA, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,775.54 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RENITA C Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $66,775.49 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ALICIA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,775.34 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JONATHAN B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,774.68 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEM, JEANNE W Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,774.41 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $66,773.89 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURA, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,773.79 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, TARA ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,773.29 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHABANA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,773.18 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHNKEN, JOHN W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $66,772.80 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LORENCE, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,771.93 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRE, TRAVIS B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,771.70 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DEAN R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $66,771.70 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, NICOLE L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $66,771.44 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLMAN, JOHN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $66,771.28 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLPOYS, JULI-LYN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,771.08 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, CHRISTINE B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $66,770.62 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System