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 EDGETT, DOUGLAS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,047.93 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEFFLER, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $96,047.25 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DONNA C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $96,046.45 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNING, FRANK M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $96,046.30 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, VITO F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $96,045.26 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETAMORE, MARCEA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $96,045.18 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASCINI, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $96,045.13 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIROLAMO, ANDREW D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $96,045.04 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROOM, KIMBERLY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,044.78 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, GINO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,044.14 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, TARA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,043.74 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JAMES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,043.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIG, JESSICA O Employer name Island Park Public Library Amount $96,042.81 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $96,042.62 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDIDUS, CYNTHIA C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $96,042.18 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CORINNA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $96,041.92 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, RAYMOND C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,041.74 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTANARELLO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,041.70 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKAY, JANET E Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,040.24 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, PETER A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $96,039.91 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, STEVEN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,039.86 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,039.53 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, WILLIAM M Employer name Albany County Amount $96,039.23 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,036.80 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEYLEK, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,036.49 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARLATT, DENNIS E Employer name Village of Walden Amount $96,034.48 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, BRIAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,034.38 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MARIE T Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,034.23 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEDHILL, RICHARD S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $96,033.20 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ELNORA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,032.91 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,032.41 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMPAH, SANTOSHA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,031.29 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, HEIDI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,030.09 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, VICTORIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,029.93 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERIA, MARIA AZELA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $96,029.03 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASONE, DENNIS R, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,028.75 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, ERNEST C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,028.71 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBECK, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,028.35 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MI YOUNG, CHOI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $96,028.12 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, IAN Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $96,027.83 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, KEITH P Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $96,027.09 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALA, DEBORAH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,026.42 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JULIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $96,025.80 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $96,025.52 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONECCHIA, CHRIS M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $96,025.38 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPINI, ANDREW N Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,025.31 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, YVONNE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,025.12 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGAN, JANET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,024.25 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, SEAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,023.60 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RODNEY C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,022.80 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MATTHEW Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,022.14 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIUS, JOHN G Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $96,020.21 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASIA, CARLO G Employer name City of Elmira Amount $96,019.99 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALISHA L, MS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $96,019.97 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, VALINDA V Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $96,018.60 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, JAMES B Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,018.00 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRIAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $96,017.92 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, SALY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $96,017.32 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER L Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,016.34 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBERRY, ANNE M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $96,016.06 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMONE, RACHEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,015.38 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SVEN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $96,014.88 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, DANIEL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,012.48 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CAROL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,011.87 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DUANE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,011.00 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULGRAVE, DELPHIS C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,010.66 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRACY L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $96,010.53 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, LEE S Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $96,009.91 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, HILARY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $96,009.28 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIANO, FRANK A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,007.82 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJOSA, JOSE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,007.01 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZ, MARIE Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $96,006.30 Date 12/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, JAMES F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,006.14 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOADLEY, VINCENT J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $96,005.63 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, STACEY R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,004.42 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEN DANTO, CARMEN Employer name Orange County Amount $96,004.33 Date 06/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, EDWARD P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $96,004.29 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, ROBERT B Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $96,003.48 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, SHARON A Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $96,003.34 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAITIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,002.68 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, LA'SONE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,002.68 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,001.71 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, AURELIA N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $96,001.58 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, JAN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $96,001.11 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, RANDALL C Employer name City of Troy Amount $96,000.92 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREISCH, STEVEN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,000.41 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMEL, MICHELLE E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $96,000.12 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDISCO, JAMES N Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $96,000.00 Date 07/12/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,999.81 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, NELSON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,998.88 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMIE, D'ANDRE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,998.81 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, PAUL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,998.67 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSARI, MIKAL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, WILLIAM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANTONELLA Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTIER, DONALD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKS, SELMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAPEN, PHILIP Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,997.74 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System