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 RESTO, NANCY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,585.45 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITIS, LEMONIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,585.39 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $90,585.32 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, S KURT Employer name Education Department Amount $90,585.32 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $90,585.11 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTINGER, GREGORY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,584.54 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, LESLIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,584.28 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,584.00 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,583.28 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEJA, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,582.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REESE, LORI J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,582.84 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, DAWN M Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $90,582.32 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELGER, DIANE H Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,582.31 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMI, ABDULKADIR A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,582.17 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JOHN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $90,581.59 Date 01/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IOCOVELLO, JOHN P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,581.51 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, REGINA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $90,581.28 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMANN, STEVEN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,581.01 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,580.42 Date 03/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, HEATHER M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $90,579.24 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, RUSSELL R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,578.42 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, ROBERT M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $90,578.29 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE THOMASIS, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,576.86 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KATHLEEN C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $90,576.74 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDANE, LORI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,576.08 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSSON, KAREN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,575.73 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARSKI, KEVIN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $90,575.69 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, JONI L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $90,575.56 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $90,575.56 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENECKE, MARTIN C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $90,575.40 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBAS, CHERYL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,575.16 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBONE, ROCCO, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,574.32 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ROCHELLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,574.32 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERIE, MARIA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $90,574.26 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO-EARL, TAMMI C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,574.00 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTA-DAVIS, SETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,573.92 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IOZZINO, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,573.62 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, GRAHAM A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $90,573.20 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, THERESA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $90,572.91 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIES, SUSAN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,572.86 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, PETER R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $90,571.85 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SIOMARA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,571.08 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAGUERA, JACK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,570.62 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,570.29 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, DOUGLAS L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $90,570.20 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZDINS, MARC D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,569.24 Date 02/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $90,566.83 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, DONALD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,565.90 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGON, MARIANNE E Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $90,565.50 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THERESA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,565.42 Date 06/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL-CROSBY, BRENDA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $90,565.07 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKNAPETIAN, ANAIT Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $90,564.99 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBRA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,563.14 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, LISA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,563.08 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATRCHYAN, ALLISON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,562.38 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CRAIG S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $90,562.13 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOYCELYN L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $90,561.70 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALFREDO, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,561.67 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JEFFERY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,561.52 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, EILEEN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,561.38 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, JEFFREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,561.38 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, VICKY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,561.26 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KENNETH P Employer name Afton CSD Amount $90,561.00 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSER, RAYMOND J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,560.22 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,560.18 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANN YVETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,558.79 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW-PARKER, BONNIE L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $90,558.48 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, FRANK J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,558.26 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSON, YI LEI Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $90,558.00 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, DANA L Employer name Village of Northport Amount $90,556.35 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFFNER, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,555.90 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUSCHUCK, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,555.85 Date 10/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE-BROWN, SUSANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,555.80 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-MILLER, KRISTIN M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $90,555.59 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRISH, BRIAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,555.08 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $90,554.56 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEA, SHEILA F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,552.70 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,552.02 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENSTRA, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $90,550.88 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, PETER P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,550.69 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPARFELD, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $90,550.11 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHN, FRANCIS A Employer name City of Utica Amount $90,549.75 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARIGLIA, DAWN M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $90,549.43 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, BEVERLY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,549.30 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DAVID D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $90,548.52 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDENBERG, IGOR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,548.43 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, ANDREW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,548.15 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGUANZO, ANTHONY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,546.82 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, PAUL M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $90,546.25 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID C, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $90,545.86 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTI, TINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,545.62 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $90,545.02 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RICHARD T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,544.98 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, ROWLAND I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,543.76 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, ERIC S Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,542.85 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSSIE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $90,542.03 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAER, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,541.88 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZKO, LORI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,541.70 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZOSNYKOWSKI, HARRY G Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,541.50 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTINA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,541.15 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System