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 SCHMIEGEL, KURT F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,622.48 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANIEL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,622.34 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ALICE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,621.62 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, GORDON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,620.99 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, DAWN T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,620.91 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, GUSTAVO A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $87,619.88 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,619.48 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANDREW J, IV Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,619.40 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARY FRANCES Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,619.36 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, STEPHEN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,618.90 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, RICKY D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,618.88 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, DANIEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,618.72 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, VICTOR D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $87,618.45 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,618.40 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABA, PATRICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,618.35 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWACK, LISA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $87,618.04 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHAEL P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,617.98 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, DARRYL R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $87,617.85 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, RANDY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,617.80 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITURRALDE-BRIONES, ANNA LIZA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,617.70 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,617.53 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, ERIK H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,617.43 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLINGER, SYLVIA P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,617.31 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVEROLO, KEVIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,617.23 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDER, JOHN F Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $87,616.27 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, ANDREW M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,616.16 Date 06/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, THOMAS J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $87,615.47 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUJASTYK, THOMAS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,614.69 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, STEVEN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,614.60 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, WHITNEY B Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $87,614.38 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENUS, GARY F Employer name Chemung County Amount $87,614.22 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARBARA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,614.02 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCONE, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,613.77 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REGINALD F C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,613.34 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, MAUREEN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,612.72 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTEIN, BARRY W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,612.72 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-JONES, JUANITA Q Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,611.89 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, GLORIA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $87,611.31 Date 05/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, CAROLYN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $87,611.05 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, CHERYL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,610.90 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLAS, NANCY O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,610.59 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $87,610.37 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCHO, CYNTHIA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,610.35 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,609.08 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $87,608.87 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, JENNIFER D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,608.38 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTICELLI, DOREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,608.25 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTEN JOLLY, JANE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,607.78 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURSCHNER, SHANTI N Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $87,607.76 Date 12/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, FREDERICK G Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $87,607.42 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITKUN, JEFFERY J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $87,606.98 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSCABLO, DENNIS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,606.58 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURENTZATOS, CONSTANTINA Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $87,606.16 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, JAMIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,605.83 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIECHWIADOWICZ, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $87,605.82 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLIE, AYELE D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,605.42 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, CAROLYN C Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $87,604.43 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMOS, LUCILLE N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,603.61 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, JOSEPH V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,603.26 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPAHL, SUSAN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $87,603.20 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, ZOILA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,602.17 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, STUART A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $87,601.18 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MOSES E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,600.89 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, PETER W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,600.89 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFALOLA, OLABODE J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,600.89 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARICELLA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,600.89 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORKENOO, KODJO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,600.89 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, DENISE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,600.89 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAK, HAL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,600.89 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARJAN, ANIL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,600.89 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $87,600.56 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, CARMINE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,600.17 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, IRENE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,600.11 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDE, LUIS A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,599.97 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIENI, ELIZABETH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,599.76 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MAHLON R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,599.10 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, JOANNE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,599.09 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JOHN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,598.77 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CRAIG A Employer name Ulster County Amount $87,598.25 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSEPH B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,597.80 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, ERIC S Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,597.75 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, KRIN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $87,597.22 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSKY, DAVID E Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,596.45 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOHN G Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $87,595.64 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MATTIE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $87,595.56 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSAGA, DENISE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,595.05 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSERITTI, COLOMBA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,595.02 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, LAUREN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,594.78 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMALHETE, ALEXANDRE Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $87,594.57 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEAZZO, FRANK A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,594.23 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALAN L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,593.98 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,593.56 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LISSETTE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,593.40 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, STACEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,593.20 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ANNETTE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,593.14 Date 06/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, VIRGINIA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,592.67 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNKIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,592.64 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ERIC Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $87,592.19 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIL, MOSS J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $87,591.79 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JEFFREY P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $87,590.79 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System