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 WULFFRAAT, LISA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $66,037.46 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, MARK E Employer name Albany County Amount $66,037.44 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLIELM, MICHAEL P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $66,037.35 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, MICHAEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,037.07 Date 07/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DEVEN S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $66,036.66 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKACZ, GARY P Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $66,036.50 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, ADAM P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $66,036.38 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,036.30 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERS, GABRIELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,036.30 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLA, PAUL A Employer name Erie County Amount $66,035.98 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,035.29 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, KENNETH C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,035.16 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVIVINO, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,034.96 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVELY, DEIDRE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,034.93 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBING, JASON W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,034.86 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, ERROLL B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,034.29 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSWORTH, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,033.99 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNA, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $66,033.69 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Orange County Amount $66,033.68 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $66,033.65 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSON, ASHLEIGH C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,033.58 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSHAN, ILYA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,033.54 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WAYNE R Employer name Town of Kent Amount $66,033.30 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOUGLAS P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,032.38 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDO, LINDA M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $66,032.08 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, GREGORY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,031.64 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $66,031.58 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARY Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $66,031.00 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASAVICH, BRIAN A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,030.38 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKIE, DERECK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,030.30 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,030.21 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATSCHURECK, RALPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,029.73 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, PATRICK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,029.42 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,029.09 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANTHONY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,028.99 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTOMO, MARIE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,028.71 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTEN, RICHARD C Employer name Oswego County Amount $66,027.80 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZZI, ROBERT Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $66,027.79 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, AIDAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,027.47 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, DENISE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,026.85 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,026.85 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RANDY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $66,026.47 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIM, CLAUDINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,026.30 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JULIETT S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $66,026.14 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DANA M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $66,026.13 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLER, KIM M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,025.66 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCETTI, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,025.62 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHIDIU, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $66,025.44 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, THOMAS W, SR Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $66,025.33 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ALVIN D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,025.06 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESSEY, KEITH R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $66,024.24 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHIKUARE, RONKE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,024.10 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, GREGORY M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,023.50 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, HENRY J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $66,023.28 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, MELINDA J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $66,023.01 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRIER, JAMIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,022.79 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDEKAPP, TERRY L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $66,022.51 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWES, GARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,022.00 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, CONCETTA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,022.00 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,022.00 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ADELE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,022.00 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $66,021.77 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LESLIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,021.60 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,021.57 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINVILLE, LISA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,021.20 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, PATRICIA S Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,021.16 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $66,020.90 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, JACLYN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,020.78 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALZARETH, DEBRA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,020.56 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, KEITH J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $66,020.06 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $66,019.63 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKLAS, MARIA C Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $66,019.13 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUCCI, GERARD J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $66,019.07 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, PATRICIA L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $66,019.06 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,018.40 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RUEY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $66,018.36 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,017.89 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, ERIC D Employer name Putnam County Amount $66,017.72 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,017.67 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SOOJIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,017.64 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATTO, ERIK Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $66,017.50 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJEWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,017.12 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMES, JERALD R Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $66,017.06 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOGLE, KRISTI M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $66,017.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, RICHARD J Employer name City of Rome Amount $66,016.74 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, WAN-HSIANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,016.68 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CANDICE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,016.22 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, MARC A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,015.93 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,015.61 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LORETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,015.41 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJERUS, JEANETTE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,014.76 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,014.66 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG-WU, CLARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,014.00 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JULIO A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $66,013.75 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, BRIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,013.43 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISKY, JOHN PAUL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,013.22 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFARO, RYAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,013.22 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-AWWAD, GLORIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,013.19 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWYN, MADELINE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,013.12 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHANIQUA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $66,013.04 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System