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 RUTHERFORD, ROBERT J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $74,495.75 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDANY, AUSTIN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,495.66 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, JOSEPHUS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,495.51 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESBIENS, RICHARD B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,495.16 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERSON, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,494.69 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,494.58 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, JASON A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $74,494.51 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULCANO, CINTHIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,493.70 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICK R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,493.68 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSCHENFELD, LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,493.53 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, PETER V Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $74,493.46 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MELLO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,493.21 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEREMIAH J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,493.15 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFARDIN, PETER Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,493.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, LAURIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,492.90 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, DEBORA B Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,492.84 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, MARTHA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,492.39 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFAVERO, MICHAEL V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,492.32 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, THOMAS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,492.14 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTAZARYANTS, DANIEL M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,492.12 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY W, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,491.48 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JOHN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,491.26 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIS G Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,491.18 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, SAMUEL C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $74,491.15 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOMAR, LEONDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,491.09 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,490.90 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRINSKI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $74,489.80 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, SUSAN Q Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $74,489.57 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JASON V Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,489.44 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, RICHARD M Employer name Warren County Amount $74,488.91 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNOLO, KYLE T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,488.76 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUADRONI, LILIA Employer name Orange County Amount $74,488.71 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASNANI, LISA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,488.63 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,488.46 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KARYN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,488.38 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNEY, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Evans Amount $74,488.19 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, KAREN Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $74,488.13 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NIGRO, MARY ANN Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,488.11 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, ALICE V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,488.11 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUSMAN, EDNA W Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $74,488.05 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $74,487.87 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDERO, BETHZAIDA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $74,487.50 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDAHL, WILLIAM Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $74,487.37 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, CHRISTIANE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,487.34 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TRACEY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,487.29 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MARC E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,486.96 Date 05/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARK L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,486.63 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOOZE, LESLIE J Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $74,486.40 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,485.94 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,485.78 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, DONNA LYNN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $74,484.74 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONT, ROLAND N, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,484.02 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, ISABEL Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $74,483.96 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JUDI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $74,483.53 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODETTE, MONICA I Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,483.34 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDGAR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $74,482.93 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTAKOVA, MARINA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,482.82 Date 07/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBY, NATHAN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,482.65 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REBECCA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,482.54 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,482.01 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TANYA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,481.48 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, GARY P Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $74,481.47 Date 01/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADI, JANE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,480.90 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, HYLA M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,480.69 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, WILLIAM L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,480.65 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAKOWSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $74,480.55 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, CAITLIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,480.44 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOV, ALEKSANDR R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $74,480.06 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CHARLES B Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $74,479.70 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAUL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,479.16 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENISE S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,479.01 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, MICHAEL G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,478.86 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, EMILY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,478.02 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOHN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,477.99 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHEL, JAMES J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $74,477.90 Date 12/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN-COLKITT, LINDA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,477.87 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DAVID Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,477.70 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, CHRISTINA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,477.20 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, FREDRICK J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,477.08 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITER, TAMMY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,476.89 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERA, RAYMUNDO J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $74,476.09 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHAEL D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,476.03 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAVID N Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $74,475.87 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTER, JOHN W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,475.29 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTO, CONNIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,475.01 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, TAMMY R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,474.48 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,474.41 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAGNONE, CARMINE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,474.07 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, FONDA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,473.85 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,473.56 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAK, GREGORY W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,472.99 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY-HENSHAW, NICOLE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,472.36 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNATTA, AARON M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $74,472.08 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, JOSHUA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $74,472.02 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ZACHARY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,471.60 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, ROSEANN T Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $74,471.31 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCHO, DIANE R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,471.13 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ALBERTO Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,471.09 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL-RINGGOLD, ELIZABETH F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,471.07 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, MELISSA K Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,471.02 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System