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 MACK, RANDY P Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $66,013.00 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVIN, MICHAEL B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,012.95 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRETT K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,012.69 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, BRADLEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,012.52 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCILLA, ANNE-MARIE G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,012.32 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPPE, JENNIFER M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $66,012.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, RICKEY Employer name Orange County Amount $66,011.70 Date 03/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LYNNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $66,011.35 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, DANIEL C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $66,011.14 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARIBEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $66,010.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $66,010.43 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,010.34 Date 12/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, LISA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,010.24 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,010.05 Date 08/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWTIN, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,010.04 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPENEY, TODD W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $66,010.01 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSCHNER, TED A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $66,010.01 Date 05/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ, GIL P Employer name Albany County Amount $66,009.92 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABENSUR, REBECCA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,009.86 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Troy Amount $66,009.81 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, CAROL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,009.60 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NOELLE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,009.56 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, MARY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,009.41 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEMAN, CARL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,009.29 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUVEL, SHERRY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $66,009.23 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, WILLIAM C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $66,009.20 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $66,009.07 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $66,008.75 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, CYNTHIA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,007.75 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKA, BRIDGET A Employer name Orange County Amount $66,007.60 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JAMES P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $66,007.56 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, ELIZABETH R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,007.38 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHOOGE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,007.30 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSIAK, MICHAL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $66,007.24 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEKEYE, EMMANUEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,006.98 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERBER, CARY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,006.98 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,006.98 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, MARGARET M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,006.79 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, ERNEST N Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $66,006.73 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, GUSTAVO C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,006.71 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANEK, LYNN J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $66,006.46 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, E.SCOTT Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,006.33 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUES, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $66,006.08 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-CIESLAK, MARLENE Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $66,005.68 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, GIANNI Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,005.13 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,005.03 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, JOANN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $66,004.00 Date 12/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, KENLEY L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $66,003.89 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $66,003.82 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CARMEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $66,003.81 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STEPHEN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,003.77 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ACOSIA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $66,003.29 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, CURTIS F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $66,003.08 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SEAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $66,002.81 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MAUREEN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,002.79 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, VINCENT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,002.69 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAISY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,002.43 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $66,002.32 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIN, BILLY J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,002.31 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $66,002.24 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEM, IVELIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,002.03 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHIRLEY D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $66,002.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUCZEK, BARBARA V Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $66,001.93 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, ANN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,001.84 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULETTA, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,001.57 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GENEVIEVE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,001.10 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEREND, KRISTIN O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,001.08 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JIMMY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,000.65 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, NOREEN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,000.45 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, DARLENE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,000.45 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAPURACKAL, HELAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,000.41 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDES, SANDRA W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,000.32 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, DOROTHY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,000.05 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JESSICA Employer name Piermont Public Library Amount $66,000.03 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JOHN H Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $65,999.96 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SYLVIA Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $65,999.96 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, STEVEN P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $65,999.73 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLIN, SHARON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,999.05 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SOEURETTE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,998.88 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMISH, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,998.38 Date 12/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,998.07 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ERICA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $65,997.89 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, WALTER H Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $65,997.79 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, SHUQIAN Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $65,997.61 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, KEVIN J Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $65,997.48 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONUFER, MARK Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $65,996.71 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $65,996.58 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANGELA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,996.28 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $65,996.19 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPTHIMIATOS, WILLIAM Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $65,996.13 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, JOSIAH R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,996.07 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,996.05 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYMELL, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $65,995.82 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELEFONTE, CATHERINE M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $65,995.80 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CRISPIAN G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $65,994.85 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDTKE, RONALD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,994.51 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, ALLAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,994.14 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, GRANVILLE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,994.07 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECK, JOSEPH W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,993.54 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-RUCKMAN, STEPHANIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,993.54 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System