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 AVERSANO, JOSEPH A Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $67,289.74 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, KEVIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,289.30 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,288.53 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAZZI, VERONICA A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $67,288.47 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMED, NANCY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,288.46 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHES, GREGORY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,288.33 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, JOHN C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,288.27 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPUR, KARINA X Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,288.25 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,287.95 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DAVID C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,287.93 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDERMAN, LETTICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,287.89 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LATISIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,287.75 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAARSCHMIDT, MARK F Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,287.45 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $67,287.45 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, NORMAN A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,287.21 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROW, CHERYL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,287.17 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JESSICA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,287.06 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYFORD, HAROLD O Employer name Newburgh Housing Authority Amount $67,287.06 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $67,286.90 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, THERESA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,286.84 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, MICHAEL P Employer name Oswego County Amount $67,286.72 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,286.70 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA QUA, JERMINA T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,285.84 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTENUTO, WENDY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,285.84 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,285.62 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, DANIEL W Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,285.39 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JEFFREY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $67,284.81 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, WILENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,283.63 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, LINDA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $67,283.63 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, LAURA L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,283.52 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,283.42 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIRCHIO, SALVATORE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,283.27 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLO, GEORGE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,282.91 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DIANA E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $67,282.82 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PIANO, DEAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,282.81 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, NICOLE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $67,282.80 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBARRA, YOLANDA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $67,282.41 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEWELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,282.10 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFARZEK, KARL J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $67,281.94 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICIA L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $67,281.88 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, AMY B Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,281.82 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDYK, DONNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,281.75 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, COREY W Employer name Montgomery Co Soil & Water Con Amount $67,281.60 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, GRACE V Employer name Cayuga County Amount $67,280.88 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMYK, JOHN G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $67,280.88 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSER, MATTHEW S Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $67,280.88 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEO, BELINDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,280.80 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, EDWARD A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,280.80 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSER, CAROLE P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $67,279.99 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, PEGGY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,279.98 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISINO, DANA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,279.97 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, ANELLA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,279.27 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, RACHEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,279.20 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, JASON R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,279.13 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITTEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,278.99 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, TODD F Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $67,278.68 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYSON, TODD A Employer name Columbia County Amount $67,278.30 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, KATHERINE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,278.27 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULTYNOVICH, TANYA J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,277.46 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DESERAY Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,277.40 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,277.33 Date 11/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSANA, JENNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,277.24 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, JESSE W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,276.43 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LENA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,276.18 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, DALPHANIE Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $67,275.87 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,275.85 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKS, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,275.79 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHAD P Employer name Genesee County Amount $67,275.32 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PATRICIA A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $67,275.04 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MARY F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $67,274.93 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,274.77 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHARAN, SUJATA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,274.61 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, YVONNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,274.48 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZALKA, MARTIN L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $67,274.22 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, LORI A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $67,274.21 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BETTY Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,274.16 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, BRYAN C Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $67,273.62 Date 05/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,273.56 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELO E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,273.31 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,272.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLA, ROSA F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $67,271.92 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $67,271.55 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,270.45 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLER, JOSEPH J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $67,270.02 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CINDY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,269.91 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUTH C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $67,269.60 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONICHTERA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,269.37 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDEY, PAUL M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,269.26 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGUISH, ROBERT J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $67,269.17 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PAMELA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,268.89 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZOTTI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $67,268.52 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERYLL, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,268.37 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, BARRY S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,268.06 Date 02/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,267.91 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, ROBYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,267.81 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, CHRIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,267.72 Date 04/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, JENNIFER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,267.59 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKEY, JAMES M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $67,267.34 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,267.30 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, LISA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,267.24 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System