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 MONICHAN, ROSAMMA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $65,764.50 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,764.13 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCABES, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,763.40 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KATHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,763.40 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBNER, DOUGLAS D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,763.36 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, PHILIP S Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $65,763.28 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARSE, RICKY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $65,762.92 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOM, AARON R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $65,762.92 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, PASKEL, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,762.87 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, CHERYL L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,762.60 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,762.39 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STANLEY A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $65,762.36 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TIFFANY D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,762.19 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,761.88 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACHMANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,761.88 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, LONG Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,761.69 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPKIN, CRYSTAL G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,761.24 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, DAVID J Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $65,760.96 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,760.37 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULICH, KEVIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,759.99 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,759.49 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KERRY P Employer name Erie County Amount $65,759.45 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, ERIC P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $65,759.28 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, AMANDA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $65,759.03 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, XIOMARA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,759.01 Date 01/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, STACY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,758.91 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, JOHN B Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $65,758.88 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, JASON T Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $65,758.80 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANDIN, DAVID S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,758.78 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHM-JORDAN, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,758.47 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MANOJ M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,758.20 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, NOEL A Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $65,758.04 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $65,757.94 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, JAMES V Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,757.63 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,757.60 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rome Amount $65,757.40 Date 08/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, PAUL E, II Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,757.12 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABER, PHYLLIS K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,756.94 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, YOLANDA V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,756.92 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SOLAR, CARLOS E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $65,756.82 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, FRANCINE M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $65,756.51 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIO, KRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,756.19 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DIANE G Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $65,755.97 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $65,755.55 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSA, ROBERT Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $65,755.50 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRT, CATHLEEN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,755.44 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRICEWICH, GARY P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $65,753.70 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOYLES, AMY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,753.54 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JONATHAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,752.77 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYOR, DEBRA J Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $65,752.35 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, STEVEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,752.04 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JEROME A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $65,751.92 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GERARD M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,751.92 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, CELESTE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $65,751.92 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, CATHERINE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $65,751.92 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, BETH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,751.69 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,751.57 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKEY, JAMES F Employer name Seneca County Amount $65,751.36 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPEL, NINA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $65,751.28 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBIND, CHJAMANAND C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,751.20 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUEIRA, ALEXANDER W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $65,751.04 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SILVESTRE A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $65,750.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, AHMED R Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $65,750.55 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ALAN T Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $65,750.49 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINIKEL, SCOTT E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,750.27 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, RYAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,750.06 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, MICHAEL G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,749.93 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASP, BRENDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,749.63 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, OSCAR G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,749.47 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPCZYK, ANDREW J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,749.30 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,748.65 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADOPOULOS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,748.40 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIERB, BRADLEY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,748.21 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLECK, JAY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,748.17 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,747.89 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOCH, BARBARA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,747.76 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,747.49 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $65,747.43 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKUL, RENUKA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,747.37 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XING, YING Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $65,747.31 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ARTHUR R Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $65,746.73 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODNICKI, KYLE R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,745.67 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHAY, REGINALD FRANCIS R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,745.37 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, ROBERT J Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,745.12 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, WAYNE T Employer name Tioga County Amount $65,745.05 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNED, MARILYN J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,744.76 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, LING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,744.29 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, MARY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $65,743.81 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SETH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,743.75 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLE, JOHN T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,743.65 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTA, ROBERT F Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,742.89 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKE, WENDE L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,742.63 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PHILIP A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,742.57 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, BRIAN Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $65,742.31 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIANO, REGINA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,741.79 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $65,741.62 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,741.55 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERSTEIN, MORDECHAI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,741.00 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, RANDY W Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,740.91 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, OSCAR C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,740.82 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System