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 VIOTTO, DEBRA ANN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,425.82 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, PHILLIP R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,425.75 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKOWSKI, JOHN A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,425.71 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $74,425.51 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEM, RENEE L, MRS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,425.10 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, PETER P Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,424.93 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, STEVEN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,424.87 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, ANDREW L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,424.84 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, JUSTIN Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,424.61 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASI, LUCILLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,424.33 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREY, JENNIFER C Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,423.38 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,422.92 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHILBER, PETER D Employer name Erie County Amount $74,422.88 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, EMILY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,422.88 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDD, AARON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,422.62 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,422.58 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, CHERYLE RAE Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $74,422.45 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RANDALL F Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $74,422.40 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, WILLIAM E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,422.07 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, DAPHNE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,422.00 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLA, KENNETH S Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,421.76 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, GEORGE H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,421.00 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMER, ADAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,420.99 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $74,420.31 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, NANCY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,420.22 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINO, ELISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,419.87 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BEER, THOMAS M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,419.78 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,419.42 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELLINGS, PAUL E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,419.13 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIADO, JAIME H Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $74,419.02 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, DONALD J, III Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,418.98 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JOEL C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,418.68 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, STEVEN P Employer name Madison County Amount $74,417.64 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, CINDIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,417.60 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, DANIEL M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,417.20 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAINA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,417.20 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $74,417.08 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,416.73 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,416.43 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULLIANNE, FRANCES R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $74,416.28 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, JANINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,416.13 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JONATHAN R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,415.55 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,414.97 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLI, BARBARA F Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $74,414.95 Date 06/25/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $74,414.73 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GINA MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,414.63 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESO, JESSICA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,414.32 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, CARLOS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,414.22 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SALLIE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,414.07 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, STEVEN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $74,413.80 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,413.76 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JASON R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,413.72 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFF, AFTABADEEN M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,413.47 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,413.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM-AUSTEN, STEPHANIE D Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $74,413.23 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, DAVIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,412.88 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KATHERINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $74,412.82 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENRIDGE, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $74,412.48 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, FREDERICK M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $74,412.02 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TODD Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,411.91 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, GLENN M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $74,411.75 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, GREGORY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,411.71 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNETT, ANN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $74,411.62 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RODNEY E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,411.36 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KATHLEEN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,411.27 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANTHONY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,410.89 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, CARALYN C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $74,410.89 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITER, DUSTY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,410.69 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, AWILDA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $74,410.61 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, PAUL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,410.41 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, ERIK J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,410.35 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GERALD W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,410.33 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKURSKY, STEVEN G Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $74,408.72 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROYA, CARLOS B, III Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,408.47 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, RICHARD A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,408.43 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, SAMUEL M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,407.42 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JOHN D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,406.80 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, GRACE A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $74,406.69 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, SHARI Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $74,406.37 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,406.12 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, JOHN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,406.05 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LIONEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,405.41 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,405.14 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, DANIEL M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $74,405.11 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,405.05 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, MICHELLE L Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,404.99 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINI, MARYANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,404.92 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJAN, JAYA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,404.85 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELOR, CHARLES D Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,404.75 Date 12/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKELL, GEORGE H Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $74,404.26 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, MARTIN S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,404.09 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, BETHANNE Employer name Bryant Library Amount $74,403.98 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROGER A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,403.92 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINE, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,403.84 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROLSTAD, JULIANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,403.77 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, CRAIG S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $74,403.36 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREA, BRUCE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,403.18 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMA, PATRICIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,402.91 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINGO, BRIAN D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,402.82 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEGGART, MATTHEW S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,402.59 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System