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 DE SANO, SCOTT T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,088.22 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, IAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,087.76 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AUDRA Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $71,087.75 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JANET M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,087.72 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, TIMOTHY C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,087.52 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,087.11 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLER, JOSHUA P Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $71,086.84 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, NICHOLAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,086.30 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORENA, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,085.70 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRIAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,085.69 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, SYDNEY V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,085.67 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DANIEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,085.61 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, BETSY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,085.32 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, CRAIG J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,085.28 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUALIA, MOHAMMAD Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,084.99 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,084.77 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, LINDSAY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,084.77 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JUSTIN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,084.72 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, BARRY J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,084.23 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, THOMAS P Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $71,084.22 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BATISTE M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $71,084.21 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JAMES F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,084.11 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOELE, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $71,084.00 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENNIS J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,083.84 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,083.28 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHEILA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,082.98 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, MARIA L Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $71,082.40 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $71,082.27 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $71,082.19 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEAD, ANNE G Employer name Erie County Amount $71,082.07 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKAJAGBOR, ELIZABETH O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,082.04 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,081.92 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBACHA, PAUL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $71,081.79 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MARY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,081.64 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM, WENDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,080.87 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPSKI, RONALD Employer name Orange County Amount $71,080.73 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, NICOMA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,080.60 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, LYNN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,080.20 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANDO, BREANN L Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $71,080.19 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, WARREN C Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $71,080.02 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,078.56 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDA, JEFFREY C Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,078.28 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOR, ERZSEBET Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,078.19 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIJAAL, BHARATI S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,078.14 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SHARON E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $71,078.10 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,077.62 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $71,076.90 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ELEANORE A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $71,076.80 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, JOSE M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $71,076.39 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, REBECCA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,076.33 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JARRED S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,076.30 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAB, DANIEL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,076.25 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-SMART, STACEY-ANN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,075.86 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, DONNA M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $71,075.68 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,075.65 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTLEMAN, ANN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,075.59 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, CURTIS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,075.37 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, MARK S Employer name Fulton County Amount $71,075.16 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGETTS, JOHN B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,075.10 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, STEPHANIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,075.08 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, BERNICE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,075.02 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, MARK E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $71,074.81 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYJAS, ROBERT L Employer name Erie County Amount $71,074.55 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRITTANY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $71,074.55 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, TERRY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $71,074.47 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDD, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,074.27 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, EILEEN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,073.99 Date 05/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERFIDO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $71,073.84 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, NOLAN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,073.63 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, RAYMOND B Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $71,072.80 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGADON, ALICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,072.64 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL-MITCHELL, LA TRINA S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,072.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOLEK, ANTONIETTA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,072.38 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMM, SUZANNE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,071.72 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBIN W Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $71,071.65 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JUAN Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,071.56 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRYAN D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,071.15 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,070.90 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEEN, JOEL N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,070.48 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MARIA F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,070.47 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,070.22 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTA, ANDREW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,069.72 Date 10/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINZIE, DARRYL K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,069.70 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,069.63 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERNEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,069.60 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $71,068.89 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $71,068.80 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DOREEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,068.79 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSING, JANE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,068.34 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, ALVA R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,068.25 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, DONNA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $71,068.11 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,067.86 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,067.65 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, JONATHAN H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,066.86 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, MARIE J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $71,066.38 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATKOWSKI, JOSHUA W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,066.23 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, ANGELO F Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,065.65 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKHAM, TRACY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,065.50 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTALL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $71,065.29 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJPERSBERGER, JEFF L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,065.19 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System