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 CARON, KENNETH M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $76,241.92 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, VINCENT D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,241.85 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKAUS, JASON W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,241.85 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, DOMINICK, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $76,241.82 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, STACEY M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,241.56 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWICZYNSKI, PAUL S Employer name Erie County Amount $76,241.51 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, MICHELLE B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,241.06 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTE, MARTIN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,239.31 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALIS, GLENN W Employer name Delaware County Amount $76,239.25 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFORT, PAUL M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $76,239.16 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, JAMES M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $76,238.61 Date 06/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, JOHN G Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $76,238.57 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DONNA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,238.30 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOLLA, ROBERT Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $76,238.26 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAREN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $76,238.22 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, LAWRENCE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,237.89 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET-GREIG, ELSIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,237.46 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, JANICE D Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $76,236.57 Date 10/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $76,236.32 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISGRO, GRACE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $76,236.14 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARANO, NICHOLAS M, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $76,235.92 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, ANTHONY W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,235.79 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DAVID R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,234.77 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, KENNETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,234.69 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYWALD, PETER C Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,234.65 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIN, ALEKSANDR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,234.13 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMARAZIO, JOSEPH M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,234.09 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PAUL H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,233.63 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALIANO, BARBARA A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $76,233.34 Date 05/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, JOAO P Employer name City of Rye Amount $76,232.98 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT T Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $76,232.78 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURO, JAMES E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $76,232.72 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, REBECCA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $76,232.04 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, ANN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,232.00 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,231.88 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, KEITH P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $76,231.64 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISKOVIC, CINDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,231.63 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTURSI, STEPHEN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,231.13 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACEY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,230.38 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONWORTH, STEPHEN T Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $76,230.21 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, CYNTHIA K Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $76,230.13 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, MICHAELA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,230.06 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREELAND, DAVID N Employer name Erie County Amount $76,229.98 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DIANE W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,229.35 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-TORRE, RACHEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,229.24 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, ALBERT S, III Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $76,229.07 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, TIMMY M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $76,228.95 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKEN, LAUREN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,228.67 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFT, SARAH B Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,228.52 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KEITH I Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,228.44 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, LENORE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,228.05 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLAN-FITZGIBBON, JENNIFER Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,228.02 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,227.42 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, RAUL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,227.41 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WAYNE M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $76,227.31 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENLEBER, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $76,227.03 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNKEN, TODD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,226.79 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARLON C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $76,226.74 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,226.72 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,226.42 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, KAREN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,226.30 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $76,226.21 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLVIG, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $76,226.20 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, PAULETTE Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $76,226.20 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PETER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,226.12 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICILIONI, ROBERT L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,225.72 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSHUA D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,225.46 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGA, MITCHELL M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $76,224.94 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALVIS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,224.46 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, JEREMY L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,223.75 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGEVIK, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,223.73 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNERARD, CHRISTIAN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,223.46 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGWIN, STEVEN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,223.42 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHL, AIMEE L Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $76,223.27 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES H Employer name Broome County Amount $76,223.16 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, JULIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,222.94 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBACHER, RACHEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,222.68 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, GRAIG F Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,222.28 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMITRASZEK, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $76,221.76 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, COLIN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $76,221.74 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, DANIELLE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,221.51 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEPHANIE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $76,221.20 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,221.01 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECVAR, TYLER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,220.33 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINSABAUGH, JOSEPH C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,220.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,219.66 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, DENNIS S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,219.29 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, RANDY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $76,219.07 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, BONNIE J Employer name Orange County Amount $76,219.01 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,218.79 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,218.68 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, KYLE W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,217.53 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHIS, ERIC D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $76,216.47 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $76,216.08 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,215.93 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANTHONY D Employer name Cortland County Amount $76,215.67 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $76,215.65 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTRO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,215.02 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTI, FRANK J Employer name Broome County Amount $76,214.85 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, JAMES S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,214.50 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System