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 MURPHY, MICHAEL N Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,784.00 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPINS, JAMIE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,783.96 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHT, HARRY J, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,783.83 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,783.82 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $61,783.74 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITT, DAVID A Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,783.59 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITE, JASON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,783.14 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, AARON D Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $61,783.01 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFARDINO, ROSEMARIE V Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $61,782.87 Date 06/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, ELENA E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,782.75 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $61,782.67 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-PREUX, MARIE N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,782.61 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LESLIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,782.36 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSETEK, TRACEY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,782.32 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $61,782.04 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIM, SARAH S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,781.92 Date 05/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMIE D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,781.89 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENTAS, ALEX M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,781.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA , THOMAS J Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $61,781.53 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, MARK W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,780.73 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $61,779.25 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLASCO, JULIO C Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $61,778.95 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PHILLIP N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,778.16 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONIGAN, ALETA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,777.74 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, MATTHEW T Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $61,777.59 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN-BAIA, ERIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,777.20 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CURTIS E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,776.60 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JOSE H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,776.52 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, CAMILLE A Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $61,776.44 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, TRACY L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $61,776.41 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,776.15 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, RENEE L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,775.31 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, GRETCHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,775.22 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, MICHAEL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,774.98 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, CHRISTY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,774.53 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUVIA, MAURICE J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,773.92 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, ANA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $61,773.84 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,773.72 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,773.70 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,773.68 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, MONA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,773.59 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SEUR, JAMES R Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,772.89 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, RICHARD G Employer name Orange County Amount $61,772.88 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM, MARK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,772.56 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $61,772.25 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSYL, JOHNATHON R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,771.95 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, TERESA M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,771.74 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIA, IRENE C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,771.74 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHANIC, SUSAN L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,771.74 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $61,771.70 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARY E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,771.68 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLE, DENICE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,771.68 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, HAROLD W Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $61,770.73 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, LEYNA M P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,770.56 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, BETTY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,770.36 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHELBERGER, JAMES R Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,770.18 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-JEMISON, LISA M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,769.90 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGEL, DANIEL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,769.80 Date 04/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANN MARIE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,769.40 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HOLLY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,769.36 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AYASHA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,769.33 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHONE, GILLIAN K Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,769.17 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, ROYDEN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $61,768.72 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDENDISTLE, BONNIE L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $61,768.54 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, NICOLE T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,768.50 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $61,768.07 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, KAREN A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $61,767.88 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, GARY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,767.74 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANGUILDER, BENJAMIN Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,767.61 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, JOSEPH L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $61,767.52 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, CLIFFORD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,767.14 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, DEAN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,766.80 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLICH, NEVIO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,766.67 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNVESTER, ALAN G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,766.64 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JESSICA L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,766.60 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTINI, CAROL A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $61,766.24 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, FREDERICK J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $61,765.99 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JENNIFER Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,765.96 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, LINDA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,765.81 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, LINDSEY J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $61,765.39 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARK A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $61,765.37 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRON, KEVIN J Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $61,765.11 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $61,765.04 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZ, DALLAS W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,764.99 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSIE, JOANN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,764.75 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, BRENT A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,764.21 Date 03/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, KEVIN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,763.59 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLGORE, DOUGLAS F Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $61,763.07 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES E Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,762.50 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HAMP, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,762.48 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZQUIERDO, JULIO W Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,762.40 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, HILLARY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,762.36 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, JEFFREY P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $61,761.19 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, DARIA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,761.03 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, MARY C Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $61,760.67 Date 09/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZKIEWICZ, JOHN P Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,760.64 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $61,760.58 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARGATIS, KIMBERLY L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $61,760.43 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFANO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,760.00 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,759.74 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System