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 HANEY, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $68,547.03 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTIN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,546.84 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, NICOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,546.53 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JOSEPH H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,546.51 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, WALTER T, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,546.49 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, RONALD D Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $68,546.32 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALBON, CORINNE E Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $68,545.73 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEERUBHOTLA, SHARADA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $68,545.73 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, JOSEPH C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,545.70 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, LYNNE J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,545.53 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GENE D Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,545.38 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, PHILIP V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $68,544.36 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $68,543.57 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $68,543.52 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,543.50 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ALISON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,543.45 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTEN, RICHARD A Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,543.31 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERSON, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,543.17 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAI D Employer name Orange County Amount $68,542.57 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALSKI, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,542.52 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERI A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,541.71 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAWN E Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $68,541.66 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, LAVERN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,541.45 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DARREN J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $68,541.08 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'APRIX, DAVID E Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $68,541.05 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPCHYAN, RUZANNA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,541.04 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, DENNIS J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,540.35 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY-CATULLO, SHARLENE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,540.30 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWANIEC, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,538.92 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, EROHILDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,538.77 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, WENDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,538.45 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ERIC B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,538.44 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESSELMAN, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $68,538.16 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZUR, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $68,538.11 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,538.06 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINER, RYAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,537.94 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, RYAN C Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $68,537.92 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURLEY, DONIELE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,537.83 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SARAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,537.42 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGA, ANTHONY N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,537.25 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $68,537.18 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,536.95 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, BO D Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,536.56 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELARA, EDWIN A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $68,536.38 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LACOLE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,536.00 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, LAURIE J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $68,536.00 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHRICH, DILCIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,536.00 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JULIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,536.00 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSE, WISRY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $68,535.76 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILENTO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,535.60 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, CHARLES Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $68,534.61 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, CHRISTA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $68,533.74 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAVITTO, MICHAEL M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $68,533.70 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, COLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,532.86 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPERIAN-BEATON, MARINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,532.76 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCATANTE, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $68,532.46 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAME, SALVADOR A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,532.35 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOVIC, LINDA Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $68,531.78 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,531.58 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TREVOR H Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,531.58 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,531.58 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, BARBARA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,531.58 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JEFFREY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,531.44 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUMISKEY, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $68,531.41 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRBA, SCOTT Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,531.13 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, HOWARD R, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,530.77 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,530.66 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, AILEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $68,530.44 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORTUNE, CARLYNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,529.97 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANFORTH, BRIAN J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $68,529.76 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ASHLEY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,529.71 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $68,529.59 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-DELLAS, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,529.11 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIGO, RICHARD W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,528.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, ERIC C Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,528.32 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLNIEWICZ, MARY BETH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,528.19 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONE, JANICE A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $68,528.00 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,527.12 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERESCU, SHARON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,526.97 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,526.53 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, BART C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,526.09 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOPEC, JANUSZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,525.99 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIENVENUE, DANIELLE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,525.91 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, HOWARD W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,524.95 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOS, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $68,524.85 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,524.83 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, LINDA D Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $68,524.65 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,524.63 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARLE, CATHERINE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,524.53 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNISTON, KOREY M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $68,524.05 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GEORGE G Employer name Village of Cambridge Amount $68,523.96 Date 02/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,523.78 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, CARRIE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,523.70 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROSKI, GREG D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,523.50 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLYNARSKA, SYLVIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,523.26 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, MICHELE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,523.08 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACH, MATTHEW A Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,522.59 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN C Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,522.46 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, CHARLES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,522.43 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, PHILIP C Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,521.12 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System