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 MATTHEWS, BOBBI JO Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $78,126.00 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, ANTHONY M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $78,125.89 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, PETER A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $78,125.86 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, GARY E, SR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $78,125.70 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, SHAWN L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,125.62 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,125.22 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JULIANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,124.94 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFALO, MICHELLE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,124.80 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSTON, DANIEL F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,124.61 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,124.10 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JULIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,123.90 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, WAYNE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,123.88 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, MATHEW M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,123.86 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLKE, DAVID J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $78,123.86 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN-SMITH, GENEANNE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,123.63 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIN, RUSLAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,123.30 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIARELLA, APRIL M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $78,122.90 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,122.25 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRISJANIS, ELISABETH E Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,122.13 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERSALL, DENISE P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,121.78 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GIOVANNI Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $78,121.63 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,121.51 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ESTELLE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,121.29 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, LINDA K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,121.02 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, VALERIE J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $78,120.94 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, TERRY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,120.49 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSO, JONATHAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,120.46 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, TREVOR P Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,119.67 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, MAUREEN S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,119.38 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHISONE, MARIANNE E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,119.38 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIE, DIANE T Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,119.38 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,119.38 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARY RUTH V Employer name Orange County Amount $78,119.37 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SHAWN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,119.35 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, ERIC D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,119.26 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNANTI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $78,119.12 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, LAURA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,118.09 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,117.95 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTATI, KIMBERLY ANN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $78,117.94 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAJIGAS, LAWRENCE T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,116.67 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAJSZCZAK, MICHAEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $78,116.09 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, JOHN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,116.04 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,115.58 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DAVID L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,115.47 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ALLEN JOE Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $78,115.38 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREEDON, MOLLY D Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $78,114.96 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPE, DEBORAH Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $78,114.79 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PETER A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $78,114.72 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISI, SHONDELL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,114.66 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, CAROL B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,114.53 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TANA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,114.23 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFIN, KIM A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,114.03 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, ROBERT C Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,113.57 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, OLGA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $78,113.09 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,112.77 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Essex County Amount $78,112.68 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,112.51 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JEFFREY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,112.33 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RUBEN Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $78,111.86 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKANO, SARAH M Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $78,111.79 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JUSTIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,111.30 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,110.31 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSKI, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,109.96 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORINI, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $78,109.91 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KAREN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,109.59 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRST, MICHAEL K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,109.42 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO-SMITH, DEBORAH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,109.41 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASH, THERESA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,109.37 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDIGLIA, VIRGINIA E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,109.02 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMLEY-MC MANUS, CAROL A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $78,109.02 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUCY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,109.02 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTORCIA, JEFFREY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,108.78 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONESE, PETER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,108.77 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CATHERINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,108.59 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,108.46 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURPURA, BRETT J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $78,108.33 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIIS, RICHARD C Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $78,108.15 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,107.34 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEPHEN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,106.89 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, RACHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,106.35 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,104.64 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,104.57 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, STEVEN H Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,103.85 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JACOB R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,102.80 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACCO, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,102.35 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREA, DUBARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,101.00 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, PING Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,100.98 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,100.70 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTO, REGINA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,100.64 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBONE, MARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,100.29 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEON W Employer name Broome County Amount $78,100.13 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SEAN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,100.09 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALACIO, JOSE G Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $78,099.85 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,099.79 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BRADY E Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $78,099.48 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JAMES A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,099.28 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPPE, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,098.10 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROSEANN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,098.06 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DANIEL J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $78,098.02 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ERIC R Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,097.88 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System