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 KREUZER, MATTHEW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,609.77 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, ANNE MARIE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,608.68 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, JANET J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $97,607.94 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK W Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $97,606.54 Date 04/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUMBS, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,606.41 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JORGE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,606.38 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATE, LEIGH E C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,606.01 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, THOMAS E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,605.69 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNIE, JANIE K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,604.86 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREST, JENNIFER M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,604.32 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, BERNARDITA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,602.09 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MELANIE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,601.83 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, JOSEPH H Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,601.58 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, VINCENT V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,601.29 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,601.15 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-CRAIG, VERONICA Employer name Education Department Amount $97,599.56 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,598.31 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SHARON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,598.06 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, CANDACE N Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $97,597.93 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,597.00 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLS, SUSAN C Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $97,596.88 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, HELEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,596.62 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, DAVID Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,596.40 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, DAVID J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,596.20 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JACOB P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,595.40 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECH, LOUIS J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $97,595.11 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, PARAG B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,594.76 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,594.74 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITSEK, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,594.46 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, BETH A Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $97,594.27 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE-REDGUARD, DIONIE L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $97,592.74 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, SEAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,592.52 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGARO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,592.42 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTSKY, VICTORIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,592.33 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ROBERT S M Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,591.97 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES R Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $97,591.81 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACKO, KEZIA TERRY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $97,590.98 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUF, LYNDA L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $97,590.36 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY C Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $97,590.22 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, PEGGY S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,589.53 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MEAGAN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $97,588.51 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACE, THOMAS M Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,588.47 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURMAN-PUPONS, SERENA E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $97,588.25 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, JOSEPH A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $97,586.62 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMEZI, LUCY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $97,586.47 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN-HAM, ROBERTA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $97,585.94 Date 04/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, GABRIELLI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,585.85 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, GLENN G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,585.80 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON-BROWNE, ROBIN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,585.76 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ADRIAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,585.75 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, DOMINIC Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $97,585.52 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSINI, ANTHONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,584.96 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FRANK Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,584.74 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, VICTORIA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,584.23 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHARLES A Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $97,583.77 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, RAFFAELE Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $97,581.34 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,581.30 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $97,580.71 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,580.67 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGARDIO, MARK S Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,580.48 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAKRISHNAN, PADMINI V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,578.67 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCOZZA, GERALD T, JR Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $97,578.11 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRIE-ST PIERRE, MARI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,577.33 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRING, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,575.98 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ERIC C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,575.98 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,575.98 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JOHN J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,575.50 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAMIAN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,574.29 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASCIO, ANN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,573.74 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,573.13 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DONALD R, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,572.83 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMEYER, JOHN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,571.92 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREINER, KEITH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,570.80 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, PATRICIA W Employer name Warren County Amount $97,566.88 Date 12/20/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,566.32 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORONTA, ANTONIO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $97,565.54 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, JOAN ORA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,565.41 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINE, JULIUS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,565.41 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIAN, LAURA Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,565.33 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORE, MARIE F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $97,564.77 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENSTEIN, JENNIFER I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,564.77 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBAY, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,564.22 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTESANO-OSTRANDER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,562.58 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, DAVID P Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $97,561.90 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, SANDRA L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,561.76 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, JEFFREY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,561.59 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, HOWARD E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,561.33 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LAWRENCE J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $97,560.45 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, RICHARD W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $97,559.49 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLO, JASON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,558.00 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $97,557.29 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $97,556.85 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,555.82 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUKES, RISHA Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,555.31 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALARCA, CARLOS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,555.00 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, FRANK N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,554.40 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGURSKI, STEVEN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,554.24 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, SAMUEL M, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $97,554.17 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, TRAVIS E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,553.40 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $97,552.90 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System