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 DESTEFANIS, BRIAN A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,246.02 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOICIM, JANINE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $70,246.00 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETTE, GREGORY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,246.00 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAURIE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,245.90 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DANIEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,245.70 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITER, MARTIN G Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $70,245.44 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RANULFO V Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,245.41 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFF E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $70,245.08 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JAMES J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,244.90 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RONALD A, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,244.21 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDT, HEIDI K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,244.07 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, PIOTR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,243.66 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GARY F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $70,243.07 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, JAMES J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $70,242.98 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ERIC C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $70,242.46 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, KEVIN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,242.06 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, EMILY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,241.95 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NESHARON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,241.72 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAULA A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $70,241.38 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIANCE, CLIFTON J, III Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,240.98 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OODIT, TARA Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $70,240.80 Date 04/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FLEUR, DIANE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $70,240.10 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, GREGORY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,239.96 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONRADO, FRANCIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,239.94 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, STEVEN R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $70,239.94 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVENSKY, MICHAEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $70,239.42 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BELLA W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,239.32 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CRUISE, TANISHA D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,239.26 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,239.08 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMUTH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,238.86 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,238.75 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, ROBERT D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $70,238.30 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, JERRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,237.83 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,237.70 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RICHARD F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,237.57 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JEFFREY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,237.26 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFERING, LYNN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,237.03 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $70,236.64 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,236.41 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBEL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,236.41 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, LISA D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,236.41 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLEY, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,236.41 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ANDREA L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $70,236.41 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,236.17 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACCARDO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $70,235.52 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, RONALD S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,235.16 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SYLVIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $70,234.52 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, ALBERT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,234.30 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, PAUL M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,233.98 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,233.91 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, JENNIFER L Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,233.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, CRAIG R Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,233.37 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,233.31 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, KYLE T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,233.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,233.04 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ROBERT J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,232.90 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $70,232.34 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEREMY L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,232.21 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUILAN, ERIC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,231.80 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, SHERRY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,231.79 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, FELICIA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,231.34 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANI, RICHARD J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $70,230.78 Date 10/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOY, TOMMY E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,230.74 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIELLO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $70,230.49 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,230.07 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOERZEL, KATHLEEN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,230.03 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, NICOLE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,229.97 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,229.90 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIGROSSO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,229.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, THOMAS J, SR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,228.91 Date 11/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEBURG, SUZETTE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $70,228.67 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, JANET G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,228.59 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEGMANN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of State Amount $70,228.56 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $70,228.49 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, LAURIE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,228.43 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINE, JUDITH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,227.77 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRI, MARY ANNE T Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $70,227.14 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,227.02 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER-SPENCER, JANICE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,226.82 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, NANCY E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $70,226.61 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGERFO, MARK M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,225.74 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, REGINA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,225.65 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITER, ROSALIA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,225.48 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDOUX, MARY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,225.16 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $70,224.57 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, TRICIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,224.27 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARKLE, JAMES J Employer name Albany County Amount $70,224.22 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, RICHARD T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,223.91 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LARRY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,223.90 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHETTI, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $70,223.85 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANO, PALMA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,223.48 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,223.38 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDARA, ANDREA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,223.21 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUL, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,222.79 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVGAS, GEORGE F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,222.73 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWATER, ANNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,221.61 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMPFHELLER, EMILY D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,221.57 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $70,221.34 Date 05/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EVETTE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,221.12 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JASON S Employer name Allegany County Amount $70,221.01 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System