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 SCHWARTZ, DOMINIC M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $89,342.35 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, SHARON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $89,341.90 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, JOHN J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $89,341.20 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, MANUEL, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,341.14 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, LAURIE S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $89,340.92 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, DIANE B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $89,340.33 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,340.16 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBERG, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,339.56 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWDNEY, RALPH B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,339.14 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCIERI, FILOMENA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $89,338.67 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, MICHAEL A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $89,337.07 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANTINO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,337.00 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFNER, ROBERT J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $89,336.80 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZZO, ANNAMARIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,336.26 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RICARDO M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $89,336.21 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JUSTIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,335.62 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ELIZABETH Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,335.61 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHEEBA K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,334.24 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRMANN, LEO P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $89,334.19 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,333.69 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MONT, PAUL S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,333.53 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,332.95 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABSES, KAROLINA ANNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,332.72 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ZACHARY B Employer name Education Department Amount $89,332.28 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, AUTUMN M Employer name Orange County Amount $89,332.08 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LOUIS A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $89,331.77 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MORRIS, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,331.70 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CLARICE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,331.42 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Troy Amount $89,330.60 Date 03/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, PATRICK J, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,329.32 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BETH K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,328.20 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKINS, MARCUS E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $89,326.60 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CLIFFORD A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $89,326.20 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMATTIO, KATHERINE Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $89,325.45 Date 10/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, VIRGINIA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,325.23 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUOLO, GLENN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,325.21 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMIERI, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $89,323.67 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINUNZIO, PETER J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $89,323.67 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $89,323.67 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSITO, PAUL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $89,323.31 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DONNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,321.75 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, FRANK C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,321.55 Date 03/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAURY, STEVEN H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,319.50 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CYNTHIA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,319.12 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAUS, ANN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,319.12 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, COURTNEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,319.02 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, WILLIAM J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $89,318.95 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURAL, RACHEL H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,318.67 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $89,318.21 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACOPERDO, DAVID A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $89,316.95 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, JUDITH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,316.92 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDISH, BECKY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,316.68 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERIC M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,316.00 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, GEORGE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $89,315.60 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIORGIO, GRAZIANO M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $89,315.45 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOJ, BEENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $89,314.82 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, TYANNE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,314.73 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, EDWARD E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $89,314.65 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, ANTHONY W Employer name City of Troy Amount $89,314.51 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITWEISER, FRANK J Employer name Orange County Amount $89,314.12 Date 12/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, PETER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,313.85 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZI, SANTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,313.43 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLEM, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $89,313.03 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN P, III Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,312.93 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MARCUS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,312.92 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISE, MICHAEL T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,312.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARULO, KEITH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,312.05 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, DOUGLAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,311.98 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, WALTER P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,311.35 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, GARY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $89,311.28 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOHN D, II Employer name City of Fulton Amount $89,311.02 Date 08/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, KIM Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,310.92 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, LETITIA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,310.52 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ADAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,310.35 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,309.92 Date 08/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERBONE, MARGARET S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,309.33 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $89,309.22 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JASON B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,309.05 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGL, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,307.89 Date 10/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MATTHEW A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $89,307.88 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, BRUCE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,307.76 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANGALAN, ROCHELLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,307.75 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,307.56 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMNUMLARP, CHATCHAWAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,307.14 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DENISE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,307.14 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $89,305.93 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARGENT, SARAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,305.82 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPHER, BRENT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,305.72 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,304.91 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,304.68 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, DALTON M, JR Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $89,304.63 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $89,303.95 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, FELICIA A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $89,303.90 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ANN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $89,301.89 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, BRET D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,301.50 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPARAJI, MARIA U Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $89,301.19 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,300.66 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, BUFFY SIU NGAR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $89,300.53 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDAUF, ALEXANDER C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,299.34 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVOH, JOY U Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $89,299.22 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System