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 HERRERA, ESMERALDA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,013.19 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARYBETH F Employer name Livingston County Amount $81,011.75 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,011.75 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,011.34 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFTON, STEVEN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,011.05 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, JIMMY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,011.04 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES O Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $81,011.01 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, PEGGY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,010.85 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, BENJAMIN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,010.79 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENECH, KIMBERLY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,010.70 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEIGHAN, DAVID S Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $81,010.60 Date 12/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESINCE, LISANDRA S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,010.36 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART-BADER, BETH A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,010.28 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, JOHN B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,009.99 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, GERALD C Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,009.93 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUNARIDES, MICHAEL Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,009.86 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMM, ANDREW L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $81,009.68 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REGINALD L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,009.40 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JOHN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,009.40 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICH, RICHARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,009.36 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACINO, LINDA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,008.60 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTO, JAMES M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $81,008.30 Date 10/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, WEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,007.90 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, MATTHEW G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $81,007.79 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, MARK A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,007.74 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, MARY JANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,007.57 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,007.56 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZISKIN, RENATA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,007.25 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIAKO, PAULINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,006.85 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSALONE, THOMAS A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,006.81 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMARO, MARIO A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,006.31 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDITO, JOSEPHINE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,006.12 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOWELL, DAVID G Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $81,005.77 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BRENDAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $81,005.48 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GERARD SCOTT Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $81,005.44 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,005.36 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARD, ERIC M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,005.35 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, LINDSAY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,005.32 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $81,005.32 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGODON, ROSE M R R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $81,004.75 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RADDO, MICHAEL P Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $81,004.31 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDMARK, RICHARD E Employer name Columbia County Amount $81,004.14 Date 06/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,003.33 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, VALEDA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $81,003.04 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORWHAT, LAURENCE J Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $81,002.96 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,002.49 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMIE V Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $81,002.17 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BRUCE G Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,002.04 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRAVINESE, LUCY Employer name Education Department Amount $81,001.44 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, CHARLES E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $81,001.21 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATTHEW A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,001.06 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEL, BRIAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,000.63 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,000.60 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, PHILLIP M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $81,000.59 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POITRAS, LAWRENCE D, JR Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $81,000.25 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHARAJ, MOHINDER K Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $81,000.00 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RYAN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,998.52 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTAGGIO, JOANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,998.38 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, KATHRYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,998.30 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL-VINSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,998.30 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, COLETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $80,998.18 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOY, LISA Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,997.72 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, SUSAN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $80,997.40 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, DONALD C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,997.15 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAK, RAYMOND J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,997.00 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, VINCE E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,996.61 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, JAY F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $80,996.55 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASEKH, SAIFULLAH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,996.37 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAK, LENORE T Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $80,995.95 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUPIED, RANDY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $80,995.35 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, MATTHEW J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,995.32 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MARY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,995.06 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,994.68 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, LYNN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,994.27 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, KERRY-ANN A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $80,993.72 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPPENBORG, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $80,993.66 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CURTIS J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $80,993.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, ANDREW Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $80,993.18 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRANSKY, ALAN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,992.49 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MARY H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $80,992.30 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNST, DAVID L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,991.57 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYS, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,991.49 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFANLINO, KEVIN G Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $80,991.48 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KAREN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,991.44 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLGAST, JOSHUA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,991.10 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMOYLE, RAYMOND, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,990.87 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JUAN C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,990.25 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURN, THOMAS G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,990.25 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,989.66 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, TYESHA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,989.51 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTA, JOHN J Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $80,989.30 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONITO, JOSEPH Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $80,988.88 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,988.80 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, BARBARA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,988.77 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SCOTT K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,988.67 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABAUT, CRAIG J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $80,988.48 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, LYNNE B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,988.34 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARKOWSKI, MARGARET E WELCH Employer name Department of Law Amount $80,987.91 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLA, LOUIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,987.88 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, JASON Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,987.66 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System