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 ECCLESTON, LARRY E, II Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $82,631.13 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, VINCENT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,631.03 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOYI, SIMON F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,630.78 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, RODNEY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $82,630.61 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, KERRI-ANN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,630.56 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, PAUL V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,630.35 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JENNIFER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,630.26 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDREA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,630.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFRIERI, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,629.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIBBS, CARLY K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,629.39 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, STEVEN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $82,629.12 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JAMES R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,628.94 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHARLES D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $82,628.91 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DAMARIS G Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $82,628.22 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESA, DEYSSI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,628.00 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURIE, FERNE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,627.79 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEISER, ROBERT P, JR Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $82,627.65 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER-CONBOY, MARY BETH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,627.26 Date 06/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUYO, IRVINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,627.08 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, NAMON L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,626.92 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,626.44 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAD, SABIN E, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,625.91 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSTEIN, EDWARD Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $82,625.00 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, LAWRENCE G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,624.64 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $82,622.73 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASIOROWSKI, RICHARD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,621.95 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, ALAN P, II Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,621.76 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,621.63 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,621.24 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MARCI R Employer name Education Department Amount $82,621.24 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALEPINSKI, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $82,621.08 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, EDWIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,620.99 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,619.75 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNDARI, JAMES, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $82,619.40 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SCOTT W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,619.32 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOLPH, EUGENE J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $82,618.99 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOTH, MICHAEL E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $82,618.81 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, TARA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,618.57 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZYK, JAMES W Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $82,618.20 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ANDREA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,617.34 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, DONALD F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,617.33 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, TODD Q Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $82,617.21 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVEC, EVA M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $82,616.67 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBA, GRACE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,616.51 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DANIEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,616.48 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFITT, CHARLES S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $82,616.22 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $82,615.76 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $82,615.20 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BROOKE B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,615.13 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, ROBERT C, II Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,614.74 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDER, JILL F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,614.52 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBARK, JEANNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,614.48 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANNY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,614.19 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, GREGORY S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,613.31 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, ANGELA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,613.21 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $82,612.88 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, WILLIE E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $82,612.86 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALESKI, STEVEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $82,611.35 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, RYAN W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $82,611.33 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, SAMUEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,610.28 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMRAU, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,610.28 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SEAN P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $82,610.28 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ANTHONY L, III Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $82,609.89 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $82,608.72 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, HONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $82,607.71 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $82,607.39 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,607.38 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, TERRY ANN Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,606.87 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAS, ALICE P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $82,606.48 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKETT, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,606.14 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, GERALD R, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $82,605.64 Date 10/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOW, JOAN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,605.36 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIONTI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,605.02 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZCARRONDO, HENRY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,604.93 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELMAN, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,604.86 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, PHILIP D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,604.82 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, STEPHEN P Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $82,604.80 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $82,604.07 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVERNES, GRETHE B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $82,604.06 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, JEANINE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,603.53 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, LARRY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $82,603.47 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPOROWSKI, WILLIAM A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,602.75 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, GUY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,602.09 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $82,601.34 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION-COMBS, MEGHAN M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $82,601.19 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KAREN B Employer name Broome County Amount $82,600.98 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTON, LESLIE G Employer name Broome County Amount $82,600.98 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $82,600.94 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, COLLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,600.14 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,600.11 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,600.01 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ALEXANDER S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,599.72 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIN, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,599.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAROWICZ, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $82,599.38 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $82,598.86 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, DONALD J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $82,598.48 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGANTE, RONALD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,598.30 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETNAUER, CARLA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,598.30 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, QUANISON T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $82,597.65 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, PATRICK W Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $82,597.62 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System