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 ROSS, JANET A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $70,337.46 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, AMY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,337.43 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES T, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $70,337.41 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUTWATER, SHELBY R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,337.40 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NORMA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,337.40 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,337.17 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, MELISSA D, MRS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,336.89 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROGER D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $70,336.79 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVI, MARY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,336.78 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIANO, PERLITO L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $70,336.57 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SHAWN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,335.24 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, MARION R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,335.11 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, LUIGI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,334.92 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, RONALD L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $70,334.79 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKISCHER, TAMMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,334.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, SHERINE N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,334.12 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEITH A Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,334.00 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,334.00 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSOLD, ELAINE I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,334.00 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABONTE, DONALD STEVEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,334.00 Date 01/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZEK, ROBERT M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,333.91 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBY, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,333.87 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,333.77 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name V'ESTRES, NORVERTO Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,333.49 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHARLENA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,333.46 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, BRUCE W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,333.34 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSO, MARK S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $70,333.24 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, BRENDA L Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $70,333.20 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMENICK, AMY L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,333.12 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, QIAN YU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,332.86 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGUNDO, RICHARD Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $70,332.42 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASNIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,331.52 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAZOTT, AMANDA D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,331.52 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ERIC D Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $70,330.79 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWAWA, JOHN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,330.70 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIER, PAULA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $70,330.04 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KELLY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,329.91 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, GABRIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,329.49 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABILON, MARK S Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,329.41 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASI, RICHARD Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,329.18 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,329.08 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORONOVA, AINURA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,328.83 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ELIZABETH A, MS Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $70,328.72 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, LORNA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,328.49 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, SHERWIN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,328.36 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKES, MISTERLINE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,327.98 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGERT, STEVEN H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,327.83 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOSI, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,327.75 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJCHRZAK, JEFFERY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,327.69 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELDER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,327.68 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARY D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,327.50 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATA, BENJAMIN D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $70,326.88 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,326.68 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUGIT, ALISON M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $70,326.42 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, REBECCA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,326.02 Date 06/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,325.89 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, JASON S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,325.82 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, RICHARD J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $70,325.36 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PHILIP J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,325.31 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PILATO, MARVIN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,325.09 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASYLN, JEFFERY M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $70,324.85 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIERS, JAMES D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,324.66 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASIL, ROBIN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,323.98 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DANIEL I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,323.86 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $70,323.77 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, RANDY C Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $70,323.49 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BLENIS, BONNIE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,323.01 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SEAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,322.87 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MARIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,322.53 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLATORE, AIMEE E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,322.44 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Washington County Amount $70,321.54 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINST, ROBERT Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $70,321.24 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZER, LINDSAY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,320.65 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, EDSON E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,320.60 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,320.59 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, CHESTER A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,320.54 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODNOUGH, GARRETT R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,320.07 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $70,319.84 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, THOMAS P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,319.54 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,319.51 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROLAND S, III Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $70,319.50 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,319.00 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, CYNTHIA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,318.70 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FREESE-BOLDING, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,318.63 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HEIDI J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $70,317.81 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, JOSEPH W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,317.62 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,317.41 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUICK, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $70,317.36 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JENNIFER A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $70,317.22 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PETER R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,316.92 Date 10/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, BETH E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $70,315.36 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, LISA A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $70,315.22 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDON, THOMAS J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,314.91 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIERDIERCKS, MATTHEW J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,314.53 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, PAMELA W Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,313.98 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,313.92 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOLIO, JEFF J Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $70,313.73 Date 01/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,313.69 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,313.41 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $70,313.27 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System