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 RODRIGUEZ, YOVANY E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,618.21 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PETER A, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $76,618.06 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,617.26 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, GERALDINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,617.19 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HORA, BRIAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,617.08 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRIAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,616.98 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, JERZY K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,616.98 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, RUSSELL R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,616.96 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTELAWICZ, STEPHEN R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,616.82 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, ANU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $76,616.64 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TINA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,616.31 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, ALFRED P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,616.10 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, SEAN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,616.04 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RONALD C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,616.01 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, KATHRYN A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $76,615.60 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,614.45 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENMAN, AMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,614.32 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, BYRON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,614.29 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVITE, FRANK J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $76,612.88 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISANO, ALFRED T Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,612.39 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WILLIAM H Employer name Holtsville Fire District Amount $76,611.18 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BRUCE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,611.12 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAIO, MICHAEL I Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,610.86 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JASON L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,609.94 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,609.65 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, ALICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,609.26 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, LEONA Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,608.76 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, ANNE MARIE Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,608.43 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZHER-UDDIN, MOHD Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,607.96 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEPLINSKI, HEATHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,607.64 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,607.62 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, DONALD S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,607.44 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $76,607.40 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RANDY L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $76,607.28 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VISCONTE, JESSICA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,606.63 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Cortland County Amount $76,606.24 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHANDRAN, ABRAHAM Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $76,605.97 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNINGS, DAVID J, II Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,605.96 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,605.94 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, JESSICA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,605.73 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASIRU, MUHAMMED GANI Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $76,604.77 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, MELISSA J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $76,604.76 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,604.71 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDOMINICIS, THERESA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,604.05 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBER, AMY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,603.95 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,603.89 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARON, SEAN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,603.41 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLO, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $76,603.41 Date 09/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDI, EMILYANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,602.91 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,602.87 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $76,602.75 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCK, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,602.58 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, IAN M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $76,602.32 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,602.22 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SANJAY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,602.11 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANDERSON F Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $76,602.10 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEK, THOMAS V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,602.09 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, MARK D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,601.46 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, TERRY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,601.46 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSANN, GEORGE J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $76,600.72 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MICHAEL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,600.58 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRACIA, NOELIA R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,600.39 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABB, BROOKS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,600.32 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JOHN A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $76,599.83 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,599.64 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGEN, ALAN D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $76,598.67 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOR, SCOTT A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,598.66 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, WILLIAM R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,598.43 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $76,598.18 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,597.97 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAM, DAVID F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,597.14 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCANDREW, LAURA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $76,597.12 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,596.52 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, ADAM R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $76,595.20 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUMMEL, CRAIG W Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,594.81 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALECKI, MARK A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,594.68 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACIOTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,594.57 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,593.94 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMASI, DANIEL S Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,593.41 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, DEREK B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,593.41 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORNUM, DARREN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,593.34 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-PARRISH, TOSHAR M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,593.30 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY E Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $76,592.88 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWRZONEK, WAYNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,592.08 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAMELA M Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $76,592.05 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,591.24 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINS, MELISSA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,590.77 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,590.54 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CRAIG L Employer name Locust Valley Bd Fire Commis Amount $76,590.02 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKES, JO-ANN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,589.87 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, WALTER J Employer name Orange County Amount $76,589.68 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIO, CARLOS J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,589.26 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, NATHAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,589.23 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, SUSAN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,588.83 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,588.79 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOKEDDEM, SAMANTHA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,588.31 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,588.19 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, STEPHEN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,587.74 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, RICHARD M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,587.70 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, RODNEY Employer name Town of Webster Amount $76,586.84 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System