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 ERVOLINA, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $66,171.87 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, CLAUDIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,171.69 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD E, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,171.67 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,170.85 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENEPENT, ELIZABETH H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,170.75 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, MARCO R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,170.09 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, MALAYA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,170.00 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBERT, BRADLEY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,170.00 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, BRIANA M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $66,169.72 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ADAINA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $66,169.25 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MAUREEN Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $66,168.68 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, MONEEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,168.28 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURALIE, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $66,168.28 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBURG, FREDERICK R, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $66,168.18 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKOVAR, ABBY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,167.98 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, DAGOBERTO E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $66,167.97 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONICHTCHAK, GALINA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $66,167.08 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHELE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,167.06 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROETTNER, MAUREEN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,166.86 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,166.70 Date 09/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KATHLEEN C Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $66,166.44 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,166.10 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JACK D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,166.07 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $66,165.52 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, BARI SUE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,165.22 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, MICHAEL P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,164.74 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNG MO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,164.45 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $66,164.44 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALONZO, JOHN J Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $66,164.40 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, ANN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,164.25 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, MARK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,164.14 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, DIANNE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,164.12 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIOU, YUH-LINE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $66,164.10 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,164.10 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, AMANDA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,164.05 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, GEORGE G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $66,163.89 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, EDWIN Employer name Erie County Amount $66,163.88 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARION M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $66,163.72 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, GERALD E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $66,163.47 Date 01/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,162.63 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARITA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,162.00 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOYA, JONATHAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $66,161.85 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CORY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,161.61 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, GUY J, III Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $66,160.97 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, KEITH Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $66,160.92 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TARA Y Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $66,160.10 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELY, JASMIN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,160.09 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,159.86 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ANN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,159.81 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, KIMBERLY R Employer name Madison County Amount $66,159.71 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JONATHAN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,159.46 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEBE, CHERYL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,159.19 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, JEFFREY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,158.83 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABPAMANO, MAYTEE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,158.82 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EILEEN K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $66,158.32 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, MANUEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,158.16 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, AMY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,158.13 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBOUL, WOODY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,157.36 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, REGINA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,157.05 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIM, MEREDITH K Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,156.71 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUEN, KONG S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,156.55 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,156.10 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, WALTER C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,155.93 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,155.29 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, DEBORAH A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,155.13 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODDI, LYNN M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $66,155.04 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERMAN, NATHAN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $66,155.00 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHNATHAN R Employer name Madison County Amount $66,154.10 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, THOMAS J Employer name Vista Fire District #1 Amount $66,153.86 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CLARK Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,153.73 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, KRISTA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $66,153.71 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERILUS, GILBERTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,153.68 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, DONNA D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,153.63 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCALAVICH, KAREN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,153.08 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $66,153.01 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PATRICIA W Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $66,152.70 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CAROL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,152.48 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, DANIEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,151.96 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASTRO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,151.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM-KUPFER, DEBORA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $66,151.65 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBEN, NANCY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,151.29 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBE, ELLEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,151.20 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUSAN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,151.05 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, HELEN Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $66,151.02 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, EILEEN M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $66,151.02 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORI P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, TONI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTIA, DEBRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTER, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, KATHLEEN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 02/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, STACEY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CYNTHIA N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 03/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBURY-HALLIDAY, HEIDE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, TERRI C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIDES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADORE, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 08/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System