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 WINTERS, DONALD L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,425.37 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,425.36 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENOCAL, MARTA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,425.05 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESSE, RICHARD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,424.36 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, JACK, JR Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,423.92 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROQUIN, JAIME D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,423.82 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, ROBERT N Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,423.51 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETMAN, JASON A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,423.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDWIN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $67,423.29 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, MICHAEL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,423.11 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HOWARD E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $67,422.45 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $67,422.40 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, SHARON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,422.39 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, DARIN P Employer name Massena CSD Amount $67,422.25 Date 06/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, JONATHAN H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $67,421.91 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLES, NATHANIAL D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,421.82 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, FRANK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,421.64 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELBAUM, VANNESSA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,421.53 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $67,421.32 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENDYCK, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $67,421.26 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEERTUM, LARRY, SR Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,420.93 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, JUSTIN L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,420.72 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAB, CATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,420.34 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, JO ANN L Employer name City of Rye Amount $67,419.93 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JORDAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,419.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSYMBALOV, SIMON Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,419.57 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBIN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,419.52 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDING, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $67,418.94 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Elma Amount $67,418.90 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOUZIAS, CHRISTOS S Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $67,418.60 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,418.26 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWSON, EDWARD Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,418.12 Date 05/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERSON, ANITA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $67,417.43 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MARK A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $67,417.42 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRIS, DIETRICH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,417.33 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONI, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,417.27 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, LAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,417.20 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JENNIFER J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,417.01 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, JAMES R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $67,417.00 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEINFURTH, KATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,416.06 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, KEVIN G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $67,415.87 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, GREG S Employer name Albany County Amount $67,415.85 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JONATHAN B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,415.80 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,415.43 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICKNER, BRANDAN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,415.42 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIASCHETTI, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,415.30 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,414.74 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTER, GREGORY A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,414.49 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, MELISSA M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $67,413.84 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, KATHLEEN Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $67,413.50 Date 01/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYSTAL, THOMAS H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,413.19 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, JNAN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,413.10 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, VERNOND Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,412.93 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, JORDAN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,412.89 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, TERRY L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $67,412.40 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, JOYCE E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $67,412.32 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, ANDREW J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,412.25 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, JOSEPH L, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,412.21 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIA, OSCAR, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,411.83 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EILEEN T Employer name Albany County Amount $67,411.74 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOO, YOLANDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,410.98 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, PAUL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,410.72 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, AMANDA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $67,410.62 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,410.44 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,410.25 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, LUCAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $67,410.24 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, JAMIE B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,410.18 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZOWSKI, JANET M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $67,410.05 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NEVILLENE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,409.81 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JANIE D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $67,409.58 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RAFAEL S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $67,409.02 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHA, RAJASREE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,408.64 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, GREGORY T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,408.21 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTLES, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,408.18 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROE, WILLIAM N, II Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $67,407.97 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JEORY A Employer name Broome County Amount $67,407.80 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAX, JOHH W, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $67,407.65 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,407.26 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYNARD, RONNELL R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,406.85 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, NICOLETTE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $67,406.63 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, AMY S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,406.42 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JONATHAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,406.37 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKEWICZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,406.24 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,406.24 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JENNIFER A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,405.29 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, VICKY M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $67,405.10 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGLE, NICOLE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $67,404.47 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,404.28 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, ARTHUR J Employer name Albany County Amount $67,404.21 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANETTE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $67,403.87 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIANDI, KERRI E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,403.80 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, DENNIS C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,403.68 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBELLANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,403.60 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCINA, SONDRA V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,403.27 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, JOSHUA J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,402.88 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,402.84 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, AHMEE Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $67,402.79 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINO, STEVEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,402.77 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADICK, NICHOLAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,402.27 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, WAYNE K Employer name Greene County Amount $67,402.18 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System