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 BARCI, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $66,180.24 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KAM WAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTAR, CHAVINDRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RIGGS, PEACHES N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, MARCUS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JESLIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, BEJOY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDA, SONIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANAM, MAHFUZA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, LIOUDMILA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, YONGMEI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULA, ASHRAFUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, DEBBIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASUL, IMTIAZ Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, STACEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SHAILESH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEANNINE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIMIAN, SOLOMON I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, PATRICIA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITARAM, DROPATIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUCKLER, BARRY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WARREN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANGZOM, DIKI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,180.14 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, ERSELYNE V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JESUS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,180.14 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, RITA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,180.14 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ODESSA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, DAVID R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDEN, KARLENE W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-PHAR, MENARD Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CRYSTAL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUBAKAR, SAIDU N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, MARIE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, AYORINDE B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEPENBURG, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORENKO, MARY V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KIMBERLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVY CHOORAKVZHIYIL, PAILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, WILLIAM T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIMOTHY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETIZIA, RICHARD T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCZAN, JENNIFER A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, ALEX Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIGAO, WINSTON R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BANINDER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, BARKA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNNITHAN, SREELATHAKUMARI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,180.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TROY Employer name Erie County Amount $66,179.79 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $66,179.64 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, MICHAEL M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $66,179.62 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEENAN, MARTIN J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $66,179.42 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DYANE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,179.30 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JOSHUA J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,179.12 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, JO ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,179.01 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTCZAK, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,178.88 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, JENNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,178.78 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RUSSELL M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $66,178.57 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABBIO, ANTHONY T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,178.54 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $66,178.52 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, SCOTT B Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $66,178.34 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $66,178.24 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, SCOTT D Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,178.24 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, MICHELE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,177.94 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,177.52 Date 05/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MELISSA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,177.50 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARNOT, JAMES E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $66,177.14 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOHN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,177.08 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ALVIN W, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,177.02 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, SHANE R Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $66,176.84 Date 03/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JERRY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,176.76 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, LEON Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,176.75 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,176.45 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROOST, STEPHEN P Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $66,176.12 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLOW, MARK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,175.17 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,175.11 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,175.04 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, CARLOS D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $66,174.99 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, JASON A J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,174.96 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, MARIE E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,174.82 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $66,174.76 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPSKI, SUSAN F Employer name Orange County Amount $66,174.26 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, TYSON R Employer name Town of Owego Amount $66,174.26 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, FRANCIS T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $66,174.18 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $66,174.16 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARADUZOVIC, DONNAMARIE N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,174.14 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, AMY E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,173.93 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, MARTHA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,173.82 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIAK, PATRICIA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,173.80 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, CHRISTIAN, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,173.23 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAMMY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $66,173.05 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, KEITH C, SR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $66,172.99 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,172.88 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of State Amount $66,172.60 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TANISHA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,172.42 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARG, PHILLIP D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,172.41 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAWAJA, AZEEM M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $66,172.21 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, DARRELL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,171.95 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System