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 UTTER, BARRIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,121.27 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, MEREDITH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,121.27 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDEN, JAMES F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,121.02 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERLIZZI, LISA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,120.47 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, NANCY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,120.09 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,120.02 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISEN, JOHN W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,119.61 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CATHERINE K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,119.50 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEDO, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,119.22 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, DAVID C Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $72,119.17 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDARELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,118.96 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECK, MICHAEL R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $72,118.70 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DONNA M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $72,118.24 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDERMAN, JENNIFER W Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $72,117.58 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHAN E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,117.16 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, STACEY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,116.40 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIKLE, MARGARET T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,116.20 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWIN, RICHARD A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,116.08 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, JOSHUA N Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,115.96 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUAFREDDA, ADAM J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,115.86 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, CONNIE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $72,115.54 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCATELLI, GLENN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,115.50 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDA, STEPHEN T Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,114.99 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,114.69 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,114.62 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, RONALD M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,114.39 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLATO, ROGELIO Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $72,113.98 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBECK, TINA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,113.93 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $72,113.83 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABBITT, ROBERT J, III Employer name Orange County Amount $72,113.65 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, DIANA I Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,113.58 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, LINDA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $72,113.08 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KAREN A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $72,113.08 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUS, KELLY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,112.95 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYHORENKO, ANDREA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,112.05 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SYLVIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,112.02 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, JON R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,111.99 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUNZIG, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,111.73 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAYA, GERARDO M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,111.57 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, JASON B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,111.50 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BLAINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,111.40 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, NANCY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,111.18 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIG, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,111.18 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARAS, JONA V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,111.13 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIFFIN, ERIC F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,110.65 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, KRISTEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,110.61 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CLIFTON S, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,110.55 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, BARBARA A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $72,110.55 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WANDA F Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $72,110.55 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,109.85 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JOHN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,109.63 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTRONE, ELANN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,109.37 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $72,109.32 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, TONYA J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,109.16 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, WILLIAM S Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,108.48 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, MELANIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,108.24 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, ANTHONY P Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $72,108.06 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, CARTER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,108.01 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSIUS, CATHERINE M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $72,107.29 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, LEAH-MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,106.49 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, MELVIN L, JR Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $72,105.53 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, JOSEPH D Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $72,105.36 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, CHAIM I Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,105.20 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, CORY W Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,105.19 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,105.12 Date 06/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, JEFFREY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,105.09 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMADANI, ARDIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,105.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSEPH E Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,104.79 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDO, OSWALDO J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $72,104.63 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, MELISSA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,104.62 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $72,104.62 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOUL, LISE-ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,104.43 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,102.65 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, GUY E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $72,102.56 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAICCO, EDWARD, JR Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,102.36 Date 03/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JAMES H Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,102.15 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CAROLYN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $72,101.77 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GRACE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,101.75 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARY R, II Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,101.59 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSYCZYN, DOROTHY S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $72,101.46 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINI, PAMELA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,101.46 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, AMY A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $72,101.46 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,100.08 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, SARA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $72,100.00 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERKOMHALM, JOSHUA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $72,099.99 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCELLA, THERESA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $72,099.82 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAFINSKI, PAUL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,099.26 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYNE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,099.21 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,098.80 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAUER, KARL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,098.68 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,098.53 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $72,098.41 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, NEIL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,097.41 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, RANNY Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,097.03 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CAROLE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,096.75 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, SANDRA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,096.36 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, DEBORAH L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,096.29 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DAVID Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,096.06 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, PAUL O Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $72,095.45 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLENBACK, DUSTIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,095.14 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System