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 DIMASSIMO, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,645.32 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, BARBARA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,645.01 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIO, GREGORY A Employer name Washington County Amount $78,644.97 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDQUIST, DANIEL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,644.95 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, MARK A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,644.81 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTOSON, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,644.49 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAUCH, PATSY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $78,643.57 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, STACEY S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,642.99 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, DAVID B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,642.30 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYEWSKI, KATHLEEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,641.26 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TANYA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,641.17 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TODD M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,640.90 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEON, ALAN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,640.42 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHA, FREDERICK G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,639.84 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CARYL M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,639.62 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TODD A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,639.60 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JOSHUA E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,639.01 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, STEPHEN A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $78,638.60 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREYDIN, LEONID G R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,638.48 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAX, SCOTT O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $78,638.38 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,638.14 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENES, DENISE H Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $78,638.12 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBRANDT, RICHARD E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,638.06 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $78,637.31 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOVE, ANN S Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $78,637.15 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, RYAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,636.80 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, VERONICA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,636.69 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DAVID W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,636.63 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ELLEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,636.11 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, ENJOLI T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,636.06 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHOFF, EDWARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,635.67 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WESLEY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,635.57 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BRUCE F Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,634.69 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MARK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,634.52 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASSO, DOREEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,634.48 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMES P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $78,633.67 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $78,633.58 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIAM, F MICHAEL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,633.42 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARY K Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,633.15 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN-COHEN, JUDITH S Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $78,632.49 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICIA L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,632.23 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAL, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,631.98 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEPLES, TANEQUA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,631.96 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRIAN B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,631.74 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEVIN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,630.40 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ANDREW W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,630.37 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, LINDA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $78,629.90 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDEN, WENDELL N, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,629.79 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,629.62 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSELGRAVE, RANDY S Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $78,629.19 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, DELORIS Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,628.88 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SHANNA Z Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $78,628.86 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDICE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $78,627.83 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CARYN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,627.46 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC KAY, MICHAEL H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,627.18 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $78,627.10 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTS, JOHN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,625.96 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODLIN, ELLEN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,625.80 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, PASQUALE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,625.59 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSKIEL, MELANIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,625.34 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, RALPH P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,625.28 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,625.16 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, TAMMY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,624.92 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUETO, THOMAS M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,624.75 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIKTERA, RICHARD A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $78,624.66 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEVER, MICHAEL R Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $78,624.34 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, LISA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $78,624.22 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,624.00 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACZKA, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $78,623.70 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DARRIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,623.70 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, KENNETH M Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $78,623.63 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDERO, ARLEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,622.85 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MARY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,622.51 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, MICHAEL V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,622.49 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, LORIE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,622.45 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JACQUELINE B Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $78,622.00 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $78,621.72 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, JUDITH P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,621.71 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, DENNIS W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,621.64 Date 04/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, JERRY J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,621.63 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, ERIC S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,621.62 Date 03/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVIELLO, GARY P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,620.88 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINERT, CURT E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $78,620.82 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, COLEEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,620.63 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $78,620.48 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JUDITH Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,620.23 Date 03/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDER, WENDY G K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,620.23 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,620.02 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROCKIS, KATHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,619.58 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSAVIDIS, NATALIE Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $78,619.46 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, JEFFREY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,619.18 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, JOHN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,618.77 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, SUSAN D Employer name Hudson Housing Authority Amount $78,618.56 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, KYLE K Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $78,618.50 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D AMICO, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,617.90 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGNO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,617.03 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $78,616.98 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROBERT C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,616.80 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, VALERIE A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,616.63 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FERNANDO A Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $78,615.93 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System