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 RZEVSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,581.82 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUHAN, TINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,581.47 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORR, JOAN F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,581.16 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOE L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,580.74 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, ALJAMIEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,580.44 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEZEK, ADAM C Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $70,580.42 Date 11/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAGLIARDO, SALVATORE Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $70,580.27 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, WILLIAM M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,580.20 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,579.63 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSA, ADUAR E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,579.47 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, KAREN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,579.34 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDINGER, SARAH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,579.21 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHELLY L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $70,579.15 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARE, SCOTT D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,579.03 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIS Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,578.94 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, CHAD R Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,578.53 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,578.15 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCIO, KATHY A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $70,577.77 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFINAS, GEORGIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,577.74 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEY, BRIAN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,576.98 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KEVIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,576.91 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, BRYAN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,576.68 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCZYNSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,575.85 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDSAY J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,575.84 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JEFFREY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,575.51 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, PAUL D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,574.58 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,574.42 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOLO, LINDA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,574.14 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKOWIAK, TOBY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,573.94 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, SUSAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,573.84 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANDT, DOUGLAS R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,573.43 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLO-ADER, ANN MARIE B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,573.00 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DERRICK W Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,572.91 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAU, KWOK-PUI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,572.84 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUCINI, ZULMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,572.72 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, DANIEL G Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,572.51 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, FRED J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,572.50 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGEY, MINDY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,572.35 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, MARCOS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,572.13 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, BERNARD J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,571.99 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLACK, PATRICK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,571.93 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, INGRID R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,571.02 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTICK, CHRYSOSTOMA I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,570.50 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTRONE, TRACEY J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,570.04 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, STEPHEN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,569.98 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, YAYIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.98 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MANU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.98 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHULE, TELLMA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.98 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWICZ, EDYTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.98 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLKOWISKI, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.98 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, JAIME R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,569.98 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGISTER, MARCIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,569.98 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIAO QIANG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,569.98 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAIS, SANDRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,569.98 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOVIC, REDZEP Employer name Education Department Amount $70,569.98 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPITIA, MILEDIS Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,569.98 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, TRACEY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,569.98 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZINA, JANELLE M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $70,569.98 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, JACOB Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESILVA, DEEPTHI W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DELORES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, PRAKASH KOSHY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, PIYUSH K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SINDHU B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, KEITH KARL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,569.98 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, WANDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,569.98 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, HOPE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,569.96 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBOURNE, KENICHIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,569.20 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, ALEX Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,568.94 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURE, DOM A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $70,568.83 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,568.45 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALB, THERESIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,567.67 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, FRANCIS E Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $70,567.16 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIALEK, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $70,566.90 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, NATHAN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,566.77 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYER, JON D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,566.73 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ALLEN C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $70,566.36 Date 05/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CAROLYN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,566.34 Date 01/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, BELINDA V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,566.32 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, DEBRA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $70,566.22 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WALTER A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,565.85 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUS, CLEMENE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $70,565.76 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELLA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,565.31 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, PATRICE K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,564.97 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JAMES J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,564.95 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, ANNE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,563.91 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, RICHARD W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,563.85 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, KWO K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,563.22 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $70,563.12 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $70,563.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, JOSEPH P Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,562.94 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VALERIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,562.88 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROCHELLE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,562.87 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLQUHOUN, ELLYN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,562.87 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,562.86 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABERT, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,562.27 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WILLIAM H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,561.62 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,561.32 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, ADAM E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,560.15 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System