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 EMERSON, PATRICK B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,617.07 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, KATHY J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,616.29 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTER, HELEN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $64,616.11 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JEFFREY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,616.09 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,615.92 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERI, VINCENT J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,615.84 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRICH, OLESYA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,615.72 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN PATRICK Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $64,615.37 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLI, JUSTIN S Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,615.30 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, HEATHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,615.25 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,615.19 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,614.91 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KEVIN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $64,614.66 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $64,614.11 Date 03/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $64,613.82 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN-HARRIS, VANESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,613.03 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, PHYLLIS Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $64,612.91 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELEN-COPELAND, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,612.58 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRIAN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $64,612.50 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLSON, JANET L Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,612.44 Date 06/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $64,612.37 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Greene Amount $64,611.67 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZSIROS, JUSTIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,611.40 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, ROBERT G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,610.79 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ERIK C Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $64,610.77 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWET, MARGARET E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,610.73 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, CATHERINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,610.08 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGHMEY, FRANK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,609.77 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, IRVIN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $64,609.47 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $64,609.14 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $64,608.99 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSIAH, INGRID P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,608.71 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE-MONTHIE, ROBERTA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,608.64 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, SHERRY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,608.49 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAHI, JAMAL H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,608.48 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMANN, THOMAS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,608.43 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, BONNIE M Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $64,607.43 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, AVERRICIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,607.26 Date 02/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRANDT, DAVID R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,607.19 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, FLORENCE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,607.18 Date 07/07/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZINGER, WILLIAM D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $64,606.42 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELT, JAMES A Employer name Orange County Amount $64,606.18 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARIUS, JAMES L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,605.91 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, RONALD L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,605.81 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PERCIVAL L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $64,605.67 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, PATRICIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,604.72 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JENNIFER E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $64,604.59 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHARLES A, II Employer name City of Corning Amount $64,604.52 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, EARL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,604.40 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,604.30 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MATTHEW C Employer name Erie County Amount $64,604.04 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, RODNEY S, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,603.88 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEL, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,603.53 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, SANDRA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,603.37 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, CAROL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $64,602.94 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZOIS, RICKEY L Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $64,602.81 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKLU, GEORGE E Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,602.45 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SOPHIA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,601.94 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINENKO, ALLYSON B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,601.77 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, SUSAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,601.56 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,601.45 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THANKAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,601.14 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, JAMES A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,601.12 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, MILAGRO Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,600.82 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBITS, SHARON L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,600.74 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERGOLIZZI, ANTHONY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,600.59 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARYANN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,600.42 Date 05/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CORY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,600.21 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLA, JODI Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,600.12 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,599.90 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANO, KURT D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,599.64 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISH, JANET M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,599.44 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SUN HEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,599.00 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHAN, JOHN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,598.43 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLACA, LORI Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,598.26 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THYRRING, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $64,596.90 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MICHAEL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,596.78 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTCH, PAUL C Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $64,596.70 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARILYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,596.68 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNOV, DMITRIY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,596.68 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, SALVATORE, IV Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,596.56 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, ANNETTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,596.55 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABOT, BARBARA J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $64,596.26 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, KRISTIN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,596.13 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MARIE T Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $64,595.60 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGER, FRANK N, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $64,595.57 Date 09/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, STEVEN L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $64,594.92 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOANNE M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $64,594.77 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,593.75 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBOT, FRANCISCO Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $64,593.74 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, CINDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,593.41 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANDISSE, ANTONY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,593.35 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTUSKA, DAWN R Employer name Erie County Amount $64,593.24 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CANDICE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,593.10 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID-HATTON, DEBORAH J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,592.95 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, VINCENT Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $64,592.81 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, VICTORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,592.59 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, MARK E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,592.18 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOGAN, KENNETH S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $64,591.69 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLEVSKI, JIMMY Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $64,591.18 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System