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 BIANCHI, KRISTOFER S Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $66,331.66 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWYNN, MARY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,331.55 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JAMES J Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,331.48 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACOPERDO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,331.35 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADROS, WASHINGTON F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,330.90 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RICHARD A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $66,330.78 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARTHA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,330.61 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANWICK, DIANE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,329.88 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, GEORGE Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,329.53 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, STEPHEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,329.49 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RANDY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,329.44 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUPP, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,328.93 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,328.76 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCORT, BERTHA V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $66,328.39 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUCHLER, BENJAMIN T Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $66,328.30 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIL, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,328.25 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ERIC J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,327.43 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, TODD J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,327.37 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $66,327.22 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DUSTIN R Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $66,327.11 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, JUDITH A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $66,326.87 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, GEORGE A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $66,326.40 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNOS, AMANDA E Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $66,326.28 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROSEMARY R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $66,326.26 Date 10/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of State Amount $66,325.66 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHARLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $66,325.59 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, CHARLES B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,325.41 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSARO, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,325.32 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FARRAH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,325.18 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NORA S Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $66,325.09 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD L, JR Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $66,324.81 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SUSAN A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,324.40 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, GISELLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,324.35 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, FREDERICK J Employer name Village of Northport Amount $66,324.25 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCHUK, PATRICK M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $66,324.22 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,323.71 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ALYSSA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $66,323.35 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPA, ROBERT P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $66,323.17 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARELLANO, JOSE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,322.22 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DARREN J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $66,321.89 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCHS, NANCY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,321.87 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGLIND, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,321.84 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROL A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $66,321.31 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TERRI P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $66,320.60 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $66,320.54 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, SHAWN E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,320.39 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LARRY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,320.36 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, EUGENE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,320.26 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMSON, BRADLEY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $66,320.19 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN M, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,319.36 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PATRICK L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $66,319.21 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, REGINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $66,319.06 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, ARTHUR Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,318.59 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, VIKTORYIA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,318.46 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,318.39 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JINETTE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,317.70 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, LAURIE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $66,317.42 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, VINCENT A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,317.18 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,317.04 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFE, JOHN A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,316.94 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINEVE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,316.87 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILA, VINCENT H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,316.76 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KRISTEN P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $66,316.67 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, JASON M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $66,316.51 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSE JOSETTE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,316.17 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONES, IVY N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $66,315.33 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZANSKY, CAROLINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,315.08 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEELY, HOWARD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,314.91 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,314.58 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SERGIO I Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $66,314.48 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, SARAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,314.35 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ-L'HOMMEDIEU, KAREN E, MS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $66,314.10 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, NATHANIEL C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,314.04 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, BRIAN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,314.01 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,313.85 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKLAND, RICHARD W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,313.79 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,313.56 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMANN, MARK J Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $66,313.40 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PHILIPPE, WILSONIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $66,313.38 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISERT, SHAWN L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $66,312.66 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROB, GARY J, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,312.24 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARRESE, MARIO R, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,311.70 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LEAH M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $66,311.65 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRAD A Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,311.62 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JULIE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,311.45 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KAY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $66,310.78 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MIRIAM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,310.56 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDWARD L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $66,310.22 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLE, KAREN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,310.18 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, DAVID R Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $66,310.17 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, JAMES Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $66,310.12 Date 05/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MAX H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,309.67 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, NICHOLAS Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $66,309.19 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $66,309.06 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWEY, NANCY B Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $66,308.47 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIC, BRIAN Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $66,308.19 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLE, JOANN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,307.94 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDMAN, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,307.80 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAZZO, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,307.76 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROISE, DAVID I Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,307.76 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System