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 GALLO, JAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,384.12 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, LAURIE S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,384.02 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,383.96 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNESSEL, DARREN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,383.89 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURILOVITCH, JAMES J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $65,383.72 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, ADAM S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,383.69 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATA, FRANK C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,383.38 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, LISA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,383.33 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHELSEA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,382.82 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGELEWIC, BRIAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,382.80 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MADELEINE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,382.43 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,381.99 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DONNEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,381.91 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, ROSEMARY A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $65,381.26 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KATHLEEN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $65,381.20 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBACH, JILL K Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $65,381.19 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATRE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,380.56 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINO, MICHAEL H Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $65,380.53 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, ROBIN A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,380.22 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERO, JULIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,379.95 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRRONE, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $65,379.36 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISENBEK, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $65,379.36 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMKOWSKI, ANN M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $65,379.24 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PATRICIA F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,379.19 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTSEV, LUBOV Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,378.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LINDA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,378.27 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBNAM, DEBRA D Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $65,378.25 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, THERESA M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $65,378.16 Date 01/15/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVALA, ADALBERTO Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $65,377.19 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOSEPH Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,376.91 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFORD, JAMES R Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,376.91 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIN-SCANTERBURY, MARISA T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,376.41 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, NANCY J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $65,376.30 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER, RODNEY E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $65,376.08 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHANNON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,375.83 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DONALD A, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,375.64 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIEK, BRIAN R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $65,375.51 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, DAVID J Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $65,375.44 Date 03/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNEUER, CHRIS A Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $65,375.40 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENIRELLI, LYDIA T Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $65,375.40 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, STACEY M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $65,375.34 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,375.20 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, TRAVIS C Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,375.00 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JOHN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,374.98 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $65,374.92 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DER EMPTEN, KEVIN J Employer name Enterprise Charter School Amount $65,374.90 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEBLER, GERILYN M Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $65,374.50 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,374.29 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,374.00 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESLER, JOHN M Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $65,373.82 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, JASON M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $65,373.53 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN VLIET, LEONARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,372.58 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, JAMES J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $65,372.02 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, CONNIE J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,371.99 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERS, WILLIAM M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $65,371.77 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERLY, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,371.76 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANOWICZ, PETER P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,371.73 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE E Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $65,371.60 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, EILEEN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,371.60 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, NELL-ANN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $65,371.49 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, KEVAN L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,371.19 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, ANDY G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,370.14 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, JUSTIN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $65,370.13 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, STANLEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,369.98 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, MARINA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,369.97 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, NATASHA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,369.88 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, KERRI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,369.33 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,369.32 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,369.31 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CRAIG A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,369.15 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES, JERROME A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,369.11 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $65,368.91 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSEY, WILLIAM A Employer name Essex County Amount $65,368.62 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, MATTHEW M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $65,368.56 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTER, LISA-JEAN A Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $65,368.48 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, ANDREA L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,367.50 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALVIN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $65,367.28 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHOL, ADRIANA Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,367.20 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, STEPHANIE H Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,367.01 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHY, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,366.47 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $65,366.37 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,365.99 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNICK, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $65,365.96 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, JOSEPH P Employer name Albany County Amount $65,365.95 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEELIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,365.90 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,365.57 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, JIANZHONG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,365.02 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JOSEPH T Employer name Albany County Amount $65,364.88 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,364.87 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, LINDA L Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $65,364.42 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERREA, JODY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,364.40 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, JOSEPH Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $65,363.90 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, NELSON J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $65,363.57 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ROSEMARY G Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $65,363.24 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONALD C Employer name Erie County Amount $65,363.10 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBACHER, MICHAEL C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $65,362.91 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRUET, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,362.74 Date 11/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,362.66 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, JAMES L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,362.62 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, EMILY Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $65,362.55 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System