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 ATTALURI, SWETHA Employer name Education Department Amount $64,007.06 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,006.90 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, MARK W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $64,006.48 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, ADAM J Employer name Village of Blasdell Amount $64,006.07 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DAVID J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $64,006.03 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DEBORAH J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,006.02 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI, MATTHEW P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $64,005.53 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, THEODORE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,005.34 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,005.32 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,005.28 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, ALLISON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,005.15 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, ROBERT Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $64,005.01 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, SHAKIR L Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,004.98 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TRACY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTWALD, ROSEMARY N Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,004.98 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EROGBOGBO, OLUBUNMI O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,004.98 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTAUER, LORRAINE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,004.98 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, ERIK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,004.98 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, KRISTINA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,004.98 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, MARY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,004.98 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, VICKI I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,004.98 Date 06/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, KELLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,004.98 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, P JINX Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,004.98 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGEL, SCOTT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH GIBNEY, SABRINA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,004.98 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MELISSA J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $64,004.98 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, OLENA M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,004.98 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, ANDREW C C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,004.98 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, LAURA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, TERRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,004.98 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTERMAN, PETER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, MEGAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES, SUZAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, DYLAN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEMAN, JOHN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, LAUREN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUCCIO, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,004.98 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALICK, AMY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,004.98 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSIOS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,004.98 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, JOSE MARI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, BENJAMIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,004.98 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATETI, RAMA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYSCUE, DANA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, MARK E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DEANA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSSON, SUSAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, VICTOR C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CYNTHIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GURINDER K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,004.98 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, PETER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,004.98 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, JOHN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,004.98 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, GREGORY L Employer name Fulton County Amount $64,004.86 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,004.66 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TARANTO, KAREN E Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $64,004.46 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, MICHAEL G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,004.40 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODILES ESPINOZA, SALVADOR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,004.25 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, KATHLEEN E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $64,004.09 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $64,003.92 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $64,003.83 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, JAMES L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $64,003.71 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFERY, QAMAR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,003.71 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHAEL D Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,003.70 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, CHRYL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,002.85 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,002.16 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,002.05 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, HILDA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,001.96 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBIKA, NICOLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,001.73 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $64,001.62 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,001.38 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANA, YVES H Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $64,000.65 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, PAUL T Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $64,000.63 Date 04/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRUZ, MARILYN V Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $64,000.47 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, ZARINAH H Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,000.20 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRERA, JESSICA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,000.04 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, LINDA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $64,000.04 Date 11/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANN G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,999.78 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR-FUNNELL, TRACY E Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $63,999.78 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENS, PAUL V, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,999.18 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMER, JOEL D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,999.11 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETT, DANIEL T, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,999.05 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAND, ANNE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,998.76 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, NATHANIEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,998.74 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $63,998.61 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVARD, AARON P Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,997.84 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, BRIAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,997.75 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES A Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,997.54 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDIK, LISA ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,997.44 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, FORD H Employer name Education Department Amount $63,997.44 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KAREN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,997.44 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $63,997.38 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, PATRICK M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,997.24 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCO, DUSTIN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,996.94 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JILLIAN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,996.93 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUERNER, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,996.70 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, JUSTIN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,996.70 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System