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 MOLLOY, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,179.64 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE H Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,179.47 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FABIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,179.40 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKA, PAUL E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,179.19 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANNA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,178.42 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIAS, KELLY L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRAO, MARY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKPAHA-MENSAH, SHIRYL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO-BOULDIN, ANTONIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONGOS-LAWRENCE, OURANIA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, KASHIF THOMAS Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,178.22 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWERS, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, ALEXANDER W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,178.22 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ALICE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, MARK A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,178.22 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ-BUTLER, JAMIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,178.22 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, PETER T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, COLIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JEREMY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, JOHN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, RUBEN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, KEITH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,178.22 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNACK, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,178.22 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOSEPH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,178.22 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, RICHARD Y Employer name Education Department Amount $62,178.22 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, EDWARD D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, TAMATHA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, CAROL A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $62,178.22 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHOUSE, HOWARD M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,178.22 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JAMES H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,178.22 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, JAMES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,178.22 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDYUK, ALISA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,178.22 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, DESIREE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,178.22 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KIM M Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENE, JEFFREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIERRE, MATTHEW P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, JAMEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBINGER, ADAM D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSHANSKY, BORIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZACKARIAH V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, NICOLE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CHERI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, KENNETH E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FREDERICK R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,178.22 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIER, JUDY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONEY, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, LONA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAMES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, WILLIAM R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 02/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELARZ, TAMI J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,178.22 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, BECKY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,178.22 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,178.22 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, LESLIE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $62,178.20 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIMOTHY E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,178.09 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,177.83 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUINI, MARY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,177.69 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADOCKS, EILEEN M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,177.67 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $62,177.44 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, RICHARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,177.04 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $62,177.00 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, HASAN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,176.99 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBY, KELLY F Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,176.90 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CLEVE O Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,176.66 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, MARK A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,176.56 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, STEVEN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,176.52 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,175.77 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SHARON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,175.23 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $62,175.07 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,174.96 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, NATHAN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,174.77 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TAMMY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,174.60 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, JOSEPH D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,174.55 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKROW, BRUCE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,174.44 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE-ORTIZ, FANTASIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,174.14 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, KAI Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,174.08 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,174.05 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECALIANOS, PETER Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $62,173.85 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EUGENE T Employer name Albany County Amount $62,173.50 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOSKI, RYAN J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $62,173.41 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLIC, MIRSADA Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $62,173.38 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $62,173.36 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,172.76 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, YVONNE N Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,172.76 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARLENE G Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,172.74 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KIM J Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,172.74 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS-RICKETT, SUSAN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $62,172.72 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CASEY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,172.63 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, SALVATORE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,171.74 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKBUSH, CYNTHIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,171.64 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, MARCIA E Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $62,171.60 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTENANT, LISA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,171.58 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, DAWN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,171.51 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SCOTT T Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $62,171.47 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KIMBERLY N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,171.40 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $62,171.26 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, TIMOTHY P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,169.62 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BENJAMIN V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,169.35 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,169.14 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System