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 CAMPBELL, DARIUS Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $81,443.23 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BERNARD G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $81,442.70 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, BARBARA F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,442.64 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOZZI, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,442.05 Date 12/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINSKI, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $81,441.61 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, ANDREW J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,441.56 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSBY SHULTZ, REBECCA G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,441.32 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOANNE C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $81,441.28 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $81,441.24 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, DAVID L Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $81,440.65 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ARTHUR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $81,440.37 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, BARRY Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,440.09 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,440.07 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEK, DAVID E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,440.02 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, SHAWN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,439.82 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, JAMES F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,439.77 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TRAVIS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,439.63 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, RONALD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,439.55 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARCY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,439.16 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, CHARLES E, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $81,438.43 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,437.79 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVELLO, PETER J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $81,437.43 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, FRANK B Employer name City of Elmira Amount $81,436.40 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESSNER, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,436.00 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, STEVEN J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,435.89 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, ANGEL A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,435.85 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKO, MARK J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,435.70 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, RANDALL E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $81,435.67 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, GARY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,435.63 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, OLUWASEYI O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,435.04 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,434.86 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, THERON J Employer name Albany County Amount $81,434.76 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, RAYMOND A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,434.55 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO GARCIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,434.15 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,433.11 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKHEERAM, VISHWADATT D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,432.34 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAZOWSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,432.23 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEFF, SCOTT J Employer name City of Troy Amount $81,432.12 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, JAMES R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $81,431.71 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGESON, THOMAS C Employer name City of Corning Amount $81,431.39 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUGLIO, BARBARA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,431.10 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCISCO, NICHOLAS Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $81,430.78 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JESSIE B Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $81,430.77 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RENEE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,430.70 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,430.70 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTHER, LINDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,430.48 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RAHMEL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,430.18 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, LA TASHA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $81,429.95 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BRENTON G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,429.14 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ROXANNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,429.08 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVACEK, RICHARD B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,428.36 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIONI, GIANNI Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,427.61 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, KATHLEEN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $81,427.41 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,426.94 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIVU, MIHAELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,426.42 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURSHED, MANSOOR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,425.97 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, JADEN SAEHYUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,425.76 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHAN, SAIFUL H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,425.76 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, BARBARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,425.20 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, KEVIN N Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,424.47 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, BETHANY B Employer name Tioga County Amount $81,423.83 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,423.69 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,423.64 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, REBECCA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $81,423.28 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JEFFERY G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,422.98 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADENIJI, ESTHER M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,422.73 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHAM, DEBRA A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $81,422.55 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTEE, DEBORAH S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $81,422.48 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINA, THOMAS Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,422.12 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $81,421.84 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODNARSKYJ, ROMAN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,420.96 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, JAMES M Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $81,419.93 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GEORGE J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $81,418.12 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOYEDE-IDIMA, PATIENCE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,418.12 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMULA, MAUREEN K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,417.41 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JOSEPH A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $81,417.25 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY-WIRSCHING, BARBARA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $81,416.32 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOHL, FREDERICK J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $81,416.18 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLANO, STEPHANIE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,415.68 Date 12/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MOLLY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $81,414.98 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, ROBERT J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,414.76 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, AARON R Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,413.62 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MANUEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,413.41 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, DAVID P Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,413.29 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,413.10 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARI, ELLEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,413.02 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, WILLIAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,413.02 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DONALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,413.02 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIDER, LAWRENCE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $81,413.00 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINS, PAUL B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,412.33 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBBON, BRYAN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,412.28 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEY, BRYAN C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $81,411.56 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, GARY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $81,411.39 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCI, JOHN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,411.20 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPASTATO, MARK Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,410.97 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUMBACO, KIMBERLY B Employer name Education Department Amount $81,410.94 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, BETH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,410.94 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, MARK D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $81,410.88 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRO, ANNMARIE Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,410.65 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, VINCENT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,410.30 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System