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 RAMOS, KAREN L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $73,028.41 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARBO, RICHARD D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,028.25 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUFFARD, RYAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,028.06 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SYLBERN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,027.88 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEY, KEVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,027.49 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, PATRICK S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,027.04 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, JOHN R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,026.83 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAAS, LEIF E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,026.62 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CURTIS C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,026.61 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,026.56 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAYNSHTEYN, GREGORY S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,026.55 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LUIS Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $73,026.53 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, FONDA KAY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $73,026.30 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFREY H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $73,026.15 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORE, LLOYD W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,026.09 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, LISA B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,026.00 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, LISA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,025.66 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SCOTT E Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,025.19 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICKLBAUER, FRANZ J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,024.90 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,024.58 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNA, KRISTIN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,024.05 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,024.00 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKEN, ARTHUR J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,024.00 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALSI, KAREN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,023.91 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTEVANT, BERNARD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,023.84 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JONATHAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,023.72 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,023.65 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TASHIBA I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,023.57 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNO, JASON G Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $73,023.46 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISLER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,023.32 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, DWIGHT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,023.06 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, COREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,022.81 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELLER, LAURIE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,022.81 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERINGTON, THOMAS C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,022.80 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SHAVAUGHN T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,022.65 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MART, THADDEUS S Employer name City of Batavia Amount $73,022.64 Date 08/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAWAY, COURTNEY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,022.31 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHN, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $73,022.29 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELIS, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,021.58 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNOCHIRI, GEORGE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,021.44 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERCASIO, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $73,021.13 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ERIC Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,021.12 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LATURNA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,021.00 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMENT, ANITA D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,020.17 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANA G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,019.28 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AICHROTH, PATRICIA J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $73,019.16 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARRYL H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,018.88 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,018.66 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, MARGARET Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,018.63 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNIS-BROWN, AVRIL M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,018.51 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHENRY, BRYAN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,018.31 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREIFEJ, DIKART S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,018.27 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, PHYLLIS A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $73,017.92 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,017.88 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FERNANDO M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,017.70 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPANI, ANTHONY J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $73,017.56 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,016.88 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KATHRYN P Employer name Orange County Amount $73,016.77 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, COLIN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $73,016.71 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BRUCE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $73,016.50 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STUART W Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,016.50 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, ROBERT V Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,016.50 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, DAWN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,016.50 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELONGE, JOANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,016.50 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, WINIFRED M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,016.50 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLETT, PAUL B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,016.50 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNING, JEANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,016.32 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAD, HYACINTH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,016.18 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JORGE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,016.02 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, PAT J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,015.61 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, DANIELLE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,014.59 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUZBIK, DANIEL M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $73,014.36 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, RENEE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,014.24 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, KATIE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $73,013.89 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, CHAD Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,013.85 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLICK, ANDREW H Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $73,013.34 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, JAMIE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,013.22 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISS, AMY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,012.80 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEUS-DAMETAS, RENETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,012.69 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, ANDREW J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,012.58 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,012.16 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPTER, LEE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,012.16 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JOSEPH D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,012.16 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KYLESHA N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,012.16 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JUDITH K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,012.16 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ELIZABETH R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,012.16 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, DANIELLE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,012.16 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICKER, MICHAEL F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $73,011.74 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSY, ROSITA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,011.59 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, JOSEPH F Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $73,011.49 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, JASON E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,011.26 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHAD M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,011.22 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHARDT, JAMES R Employer name Broome County Amount $73,010.92 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-PAYNE, BRENDA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,010.81 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, CARMAN A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $73,010.39 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEOTOKAS, MARIO Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $73,010.01 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOFSKY, STEVEN D Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $73,009.86 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ELIZABETH C Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $73,009.77 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, JAMES A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $73,009.53 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, ROBERT M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $73,009.43 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System