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 WALL, HOWARD Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,079.20 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,079.05 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, GLADYS Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $61,078.97 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTON, KRISTY D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,078.76 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAINE, DUSTY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $61,078.75 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JENNIFER T Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,078.48 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, NEIL S Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $61,078.46 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, ARTHUR D, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,078.44 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, SHERI Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $61,078.42 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRERA, DOMINICK S Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $61,078.26 Date 08/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KAREN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,078.16 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, DOREEN D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,077.80 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOINSKI, REBECCA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,076.50 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIC, MARIANNA H Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $61,076.43 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSH, MINDY S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $61,076.24 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, PAMELA R Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,076.08 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UREKE, MIRCA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,075.80 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLADE DAUDIER, ESTHER A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $61,075.68 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CASSANDRA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,075.23 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, ARNOLD W Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $61,075.13 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, SANDRA Employer name Erie County Amount $61,074.93 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,074.85 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, CHRISTINE J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $61,074.78 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTENRIETH, JASON M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,074.57 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALBERT, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,074.56 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PAUL J, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,074.52 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,074.38 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGGI, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $61,074.31 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRAND, RENEE L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $61,074.12 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, WILLIAM L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,073.86 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TASHA N Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,073.81 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODRICK, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $61,073.63 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,073.40 Date 06/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, THOMAS A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $61,073.15 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, GREGORY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,073.01 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNTFIELD, CHARLES F, III Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $61,072.71 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,072.60 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKEY, TERRIANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,072.41 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLO, JOANNE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $61,072.24 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDOUIN, MARETH Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $61,071.53 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, SUSAN Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $61,071.40 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DEBORAH V Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $61,071.35 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNY, EILEEN M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $61,071.35 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MAX Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,071.06 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACER, MARY ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,071.05 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRO, JAMES M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $61,071.02 Date 12/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DANIEL B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,071.01 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOYNOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Broome County Amount $61,070.97 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, DONNA Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $61,070.76 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJOIE, MARIE-CHANTAL F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINYARD, CATHY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, PAULINE V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYDD, SHIRLEY E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONNA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ANGELA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, HERNAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, UZETTE S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORAN, MILDRED Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, VANELLA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNEROCK, PAULINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LEONIE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTNER, DERRICK S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LEEFORD G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KEVIN J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $61,070.67 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JOSE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,070.67 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHAFFAR, MUDASIRU O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VENUS M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZA, AMY F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, HARRY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,070.67 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, THERESE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,070.54 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, DAWN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $61,070.41 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMAYOA, LUIS Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,070.04 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULIO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,069.86 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN H, JR Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $61,069.79 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, REBECCA M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $61,069.69 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARELLI, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,069.67 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPAW, JACKALYN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $61,069.40 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, FRANKLIN R Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $61,069.33 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESUDA, DONALD E, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,069.31 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $61,069.18 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLM, WENDY D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,069.15 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,068.84 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARY LOU ROHNER Employer name Delaware County Amount $61,068.28 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSAM, CRAIG R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,068.14 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYMEL, SARAH E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $61,068.11 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, KIM Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,067.81 Date 07/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, CAROLYN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,067.17 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, ROBERT J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,067.00 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUES, TAMARA E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,066.89 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONEY, JONATHAN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $61,066.50 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSOW, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $61,066.31 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, LOCKSLEY G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,066.09 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JANICE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,065.92 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, DENNIS M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,065.92 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDDICE, LORI B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,065.92 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, PAMELA L Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $61,065.92 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, YOLANDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,065.84 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMER, ROBERT T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,065.56 Date 05/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, PAUL J Employer name Town of Colden Amount $61,065.22 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System