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 DUSHA, TOBY C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,419.12 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENGE, JASON A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $91,419.12 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, IAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,419.10 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, JOSEPH P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,418.77 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,418.62 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, THERESA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $91,417.03 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEBEL, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $91,416.01 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JOHN L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,415.70 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,414.18 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILMY, KAREN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $91,413.18 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIL, GRACE B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, DOLORES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TIMOTHY H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, TRANNIE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, JOHN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERMAN, HARRIET S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, ANNA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPASQUA, ANITA W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENESES, DEANNA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, AMY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RACHEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSCO, LOIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURINO, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, FRANK W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,413.14 Date 12/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Utica Amount $91,412.64 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLI, EDWIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,412.59 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,412.46 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKART, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $91,412.12 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHARLES B, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,412.06 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ERIC M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $91,410.60 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD C Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,410.42 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIERI, JOHN S, SR Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $91,410.38 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHM, ANTHONY C Employer name Columbia County Amount $91,410.24 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUERIO, ANTHONY G, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,410.14 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENY, MICHAEL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,410.05 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MAUREEN D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $91,410.01 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, PRIESTLY, III Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $91,409.01 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KATHRYN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $91,408.56 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, TYRONE M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $91,408.36 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPTUNE, MARIE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,407.96 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, MAURA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,407.30 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMER, JACOB Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,406.88 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KENNETH K Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $91,406.73 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIENTI, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,405.86 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUSILIO, JANET Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $91,405.78 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCIONE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,405.34 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,405.34 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,405.34 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,405.34 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASAGE, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,405.34 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUCH, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,405.34 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, HEIDE-MARIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,405.34 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,405.34 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, DAVID A Employer name Education Department Amount $91,405.34 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, RANDEL H Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $91,405.34 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, EDWARD J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,404.83 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWSMARZANOO, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,404.48 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,404.48 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, DAVID H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $91,404.03 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN-ROSS, LEIGH A Employer name Education Department Amount $91,403.91 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SUSAN L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $91,403.87 Date 12/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,403.52 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILE, ANGE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,403.02 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD W Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $91,402.50 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATUSIAK, KEVIN K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,402.40 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DALE C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $91,401.32 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONACO, JASON J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $91,400.93 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,400.73 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JAMES S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $91,400.58 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, SUZANNE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $91,400.57 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, DECIMA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $91,400.32 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, JOHNBULL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,400.14 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, STEVE G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $91,399.37 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, DONALD L, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,399.09 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, RICARDY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,398.18 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, SINEAD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,397.04 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, LILLIAN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,396.94 Date 03/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARGARET C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $91,396.87 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, TONIANN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $91,396.27 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, CAROL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,396.19 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISTOCCHI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $91,396.13 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, FRANCO G, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,395.98 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHMAN, ERIC P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $91,394.77 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,394.62 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JAMES T, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,394.61 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEZNIAK, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $91,394.25 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANTZ, JOSEPH Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $91,393.74 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSASSER, HENRY G Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $91,393.28 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABY, KIMBALL F Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $91,393.04 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $91,392.37 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHDE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $91,392.30 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CIMON E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,391.70 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SHANNON M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $91,391.57 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,391.13 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, VALERIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,391.07 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System