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 FORD, RODERICK Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $66,219.44 Date 09/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATISAX, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $66,219.18 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,218.89 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLANDO, CHERYL L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $66,218.85 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOFF, DIANE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,218.72 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,218.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,218.37 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, ANN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $66,218.22 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, ROBERT C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,218.22 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARI, JEREMY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,217.99 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $66,217.70 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, DREENA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,217.61 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, FRANK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,217.31 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEMMEL, ADAM D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,216.87 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, MARY L Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $66,216.60 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, JAMES M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,215.42 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,215.26 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PAUL G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,215.24 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSELL, KAREN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,214.81 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHERRI M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,214.71 Date 10/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LAURA E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $66,214.40 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, JANICE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $66,214.40 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDIN, DONNA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $66,214.40 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, LEE E Employer name Tully CSD Amount $66,214.06 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOT, KAREN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,213.98 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, DENISE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,213.80 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNFIELD, JONATHAN Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $66,213.43 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,212.78 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARINO, JOYCE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEN, REBECCA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETT, MATTHEW D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HELENE T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINZ, ANNETTE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIANO, ELISE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,212.38 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHARA, GEORGE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHUYA, KOTHESA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, STEPHEN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, KERIN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, MARILYN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDDINGTON E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIQUE, MARISIA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVY, KIM T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAZZONE, LINDA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTA, LAURA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ROSA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, KISCHA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEREO, ALBANIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EVELYN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARSHA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREAL, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL-CAMPBELL, NORMA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,212.38 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERBACK, ROSEMARY Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $66,212.13 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZMAN, EDWARD Y Employer name Greece CSD Amount $66,212.05 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA SALA, ROBERT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,211.95 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, MYRON R C Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,211.73 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOT, RYAN C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $66,211.73 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMER, KENNETH H Employer name Town of Northampton Amount $66,210.52 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHOCKI, WENDY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,210.48 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TONY L Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $66,209.63 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANGEL E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $66,209.48 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DAVID Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,209.31 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CAROL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,209.14 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, RITA N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,208.90 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,208.83 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $66,208.53 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKES, AMY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,208.52 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,208.50 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, SUSAN E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $66,208.34 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEORA, LINDA M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $66,208.32 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, THOMAS F Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $66,207.83 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, BRIAN K Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $66,207.80 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONYS, HENRYK Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $66,207.80 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORT, DAVID E Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $66,207.71 Date 10/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYROM-ELLISON, CLAREATHA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,207.29 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDING, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Greece Amount $66,206.88 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HARRISON T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,206.82 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, SALONE B Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $66,206.81 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOHN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $66,206.63 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INTOSH, SARAH J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,206.49 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANTHONY S Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $66,206.40 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, KRISTIN D Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $66,205.76 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,205.60 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RUTH Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $66,205.31 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $66,205.21 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REGAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $66,204.25 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ORLANDO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $66,204.19 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTRANFT, RUSSELL L Employer name Wayne County Amount $66,204.10 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASECKE, SHAWN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $66,203.94 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LEONARDO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,203.63 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE L Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $66,203.60 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, MARY ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $66,203.57 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, LOUIS A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $66,203.17 Date 07/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LISA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,202.66 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROSEMARY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,202.50 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSPER, FAY C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $66,202.26 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZROVITCH, BRIAN P Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $66,202.22 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System