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 CESAR, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $74,305.40 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLO, FREDERICK J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $74,305.00 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BENJAMIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,304.84 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAN, DAVID M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,304.84 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ALTAGRACIA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,304.79 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, THOMAS G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,304.78 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,304.76 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, JAMES B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,304.73 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, ROBERT D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,304.72 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, JOSEPH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,304.70 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JOHN F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,304.70 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RONALD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,304.52 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, MAGDALENE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,304.36 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZANSKY, ELLIOTT Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,304.36 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LENROY T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,304.29 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITURA, STEPHEN J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $74,303.48 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMEISTER, THEODORE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,303.47 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KAREN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,303.36 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, ARTHUR R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $74,302.94 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAULT, JOHN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,302.76 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,302.35 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JOSEPH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,302.33 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANIEL R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,302.31 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,302.09 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JILLIAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,301.87 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DUANE M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,301.64 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTCHEON, WILLIAM K Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $74,301.29 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,301.11 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,301.10 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,300.70 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $74,300.41 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABOLD, JOSEPH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,300.30 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KEVIN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,299.54 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMER, SARAH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,299.14 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MURNITA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,298.44 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, DAVID E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,298.40 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSGROVE, PATRICIA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,297.65 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, DAVID Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $74,297.56 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBLAD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,297.17 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RAPHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,297.03 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILFER, MICHELE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,296.91 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, MARIO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $74,296.62 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER-MY HAND, LATASHA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,296.19 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, AVIS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,296.03 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, MATTHEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,296.00 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISI, FRANK J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $74,295.40 Date 01/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MATTHEW K Employer name Allegany County Amount $74,295.35 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, KEITH M Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $74,295.03 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,294.90 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHARON L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,294.74 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, LISA R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $74,294.70 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKULSKY, STEVEN Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $74,294.70 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, STEFANIE L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,294.37 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK W Employer name City of Hornell Amount $74,294.05 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLIN, JACQUELYN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,293.79 Date 10/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,293.45 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCH-BRUSTMAN, LORI A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,293.34 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, PIO D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,293.31 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $74,293.14 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOMBAI, MICHAEL Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,292.72 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EMILY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,292.41 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, GEOFFREY S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,292.38 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,292.23 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, VICTORIA Employer name Orange County Amount $74,291.99 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,291.97 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NYSE, KAREN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,291.17 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDIN, JULIA MARIE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,291.17 Date 08/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KELLY S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,291.17 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LAVENIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,290.90 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, JOHN J Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $74,290.84 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, LISA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,289.93 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARCUS A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,289.88 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, TONY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,289.87 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBELSKI, ANDRZEJ Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,289.59 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURILLA, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $74,289.20 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GENDEREN, BRUCE Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $74,289.08 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, WARREN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,288.67 Date 11/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RYAN W Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,288.52 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTZOUROS, CAROL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $74,288.50 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $74,288.39 Date 05/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,287.44 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGWARFE, BROOKS J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $74,287.42 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, TAMARA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,286.90 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, SHEILA C Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENN, STACEY Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TANIQUA L Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALAINA J Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROW, SIMONA M Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPENA, DONNA Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, JANE E Employer name Education Department Amount $74,286.42 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSO, EDWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,286.42 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LAKISHA Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,286.33 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, JASON M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,285.53 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIGARIO, ALAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,285.38 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLION, KATHLEEN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,285.19 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, BETHANY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,284.80 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-CAMPBELL, SHAKERA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,284.77 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSANNE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,284.65 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, TODD R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $74,284.12 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, THOMAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,284.01 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System