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 MC GRODER, MELANIE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,338.06 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, KATHRYN T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $64,337.96 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANNE MARIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,337.81 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, JASON A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $64,337.73 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JOHN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,337.54 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, KARIN L Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $64,337.13 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, SCOTT Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $64,336.83 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, THERESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,336.51 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, BRENT H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,336.36 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, HOWLENA L Employer name Orange County Amount $64,336.00 Date 11/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $64,335.67 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDENDISTEL, JONATHAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,335.32 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLO, BENJAMIN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,335.22 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEL, PAUL Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $64,334.98 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAISWAL, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,334.66 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DALE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,334.47 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $64,334.32 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHELEAU, TODD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,334.05 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YRIE, ALBERT B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,333.98 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, WILLIAM ROBIN, IV Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $64,333.96 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, TAURINA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,333.56 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, PAMELA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,333.26 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, TRISHA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,332.93 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISIG, JACQUELINE A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,332.80 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, MATTHEW J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,332.70 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLODZINSKI, JOHN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $64,332.68 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, DANIEL K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,332.04 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ILIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,331.78 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $64,331.02 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIERE, NANCY M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $64,331.00 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, ALETHIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,330.83 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAGNA, WENDY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $64,330.58 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, SHANNON M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,330.46 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, CHARMAINE Z Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $64,330.28 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,330.05 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,329.58 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,329.38 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,329.21 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, CYNTHIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $64,329.09 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBRUS, JONATHAN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,329.00 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HELENE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,328.80 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, MERLE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $64,328.51 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HAYDEE C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,328.40 Date 05/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEITH M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $64,328.40 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, PAMELA R Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $64,328.40 Date 11/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANEK, JACQUELINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,327.98 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, CONNIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,327.64 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, NANCY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,327.64 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITRE, ADAM V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,327.34 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, LYNN G Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $64,327.19 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREGORY A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $64,326.83 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BRENDA B Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $64,326.70 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, GARY R Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $64,326.42 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUERY, JOHN P Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $64,325.64 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANTONIA C Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $64,325.56 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEF, DANIELLE H Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,325.20 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTILLETTA, GLORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,325.12 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,325.12 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JOHN R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $64,324.64 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTNIN, MARCIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,324.54 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $64,323.83 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETO, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $64,323.79 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARY E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,323.75 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DANIEL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,323.55 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, COLIN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,322.87 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODIRI, LIDA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,322.73 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RACHEL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,322.54 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LISA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,322.52 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, KENNETH A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $64,322.40 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, LAURA K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,322.37 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFREDI, KENNETH S Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $64,321.85 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PAUL J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,321.84 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DONNA L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $64,321.49 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, CASEY E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $64,321.44 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, TAMMY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,321.33 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABINIAK, SANDRA J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $64,321.25 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMACHER, JUDITH S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,321.00 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, GREGORY P Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $64,321.00 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERA, RICHARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,320.90 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORN, SHANA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,320.85 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, STEPHEN C Employer name Essex County Amount $64,320.20 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, JAMES P Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $64,319.94 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSIK, LINDA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,319.53 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMSER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $64,319.53 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHERMYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $64,318.21 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, PATRICK G Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,318.16 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELL, ERIKA Q Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,318.03 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PAUL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,317.75 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDORUK, LILIYA Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,317.50 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, JOANNE C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $64,317.24 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MATTHEW E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,317.24 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,317.15 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, DENISE M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $64,316.49 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIFLER, ROBERT H Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $64,316.40 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,316.17 Date 11/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, VICTORIA J Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $64,315.94 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, SUZANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,315.79 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,315.68 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, WILLIAM W Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $64,314.80 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARISA HARRISON Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $64,314.38 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System