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 PIOTROWSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,267.01 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURI, DANIEL F, IV Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,266.77 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUISI, CHARLES E Employer name Erie County Amount $67,265.65 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, MARIA I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,265.51 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, CATHERINE M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,265.51 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, RONNA L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,265.38 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,265.23 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KEVIN R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,264.97 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $67,264.84 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KELLY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,264.76 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURCH, EWART Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,264.69 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADIO, ROBERT Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $67,264.21 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISACCO, DEBORAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,264.16 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNEL, DALE W, JR Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $67,264.07 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, AUDREY C Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,264.01 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,263.72 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $67,263.72 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, ERIC S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $67,263.72 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLAS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,263.70 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $67,263.58 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, KATHLEEN V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $67,263.03 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DAMIAN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,262.91 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACH, ROBERT D Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,262.77 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONOVIC, VESNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,262.08 Date 11/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, STACEY A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $67,261.90 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JEREMY M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $67,261.57 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, DONALD A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,261.38 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SAMUEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,261.05 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANALDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,260.94 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, ANDREW D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $67,260.38 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HARRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,259.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIBACCO, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,259.54 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, ZHENG D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,259.26 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSA, ERASMIA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $67,258.96 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MELISSA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,258.36 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JULIE A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,258.22 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,257.60 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTA, MICHELLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,257.58 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELITSIS, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,257.58 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SUZANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,257.58 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, JOAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,257.58 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNELLO, LYNELL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,257.58 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,257.47 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, DAVID E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,257.29 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,257.28 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, JAMIE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,256.77 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOMIA, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $67,256.52 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $67,256.47 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ANDREW G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,256.40 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,256.30 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $67,255.77 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, WILLIAM D Employer name Madison County Amount $67,255.40 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,255.15 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $67,255.10 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARIELLO, AQUINTINO, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,255.09 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, RACHELLE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,254.88 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIQUE, MARIE L Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $67,254.74 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MELANIE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $67,254.61 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARIANNE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $67,253.94 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVALORO, PETER T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,253.64 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN YUEH HAN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,253.58 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULZER, DAVID L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $67,253.51 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,253.49 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, RYAN T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,253.09 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, GERARDO Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,252.48 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,252.41 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALENSKI, TRACEY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,252.38 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSON, ARLINE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,252.12 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Kent Amount $67,251.77 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DIERDRE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,251.08 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEROS, EVANGELOS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,250.94 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAID, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,250.75 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, LAURIE T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $67,250.74 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEIS, ROBIN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,250.56 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,250.12 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $67,250.00 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGAN, MARY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,249.98 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, JOHN R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,249.79 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, THOMAS L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,249.49 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN-AVERY, ERIN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $67,249.20 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LYNN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,248.99 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISCALCHI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,248.30 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,247.33 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JULIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,247.07 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, KENNETH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,247.00 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMSHER, DIANE M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,245.78 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, REBECCA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,245.75 Date 04/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY ANNE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,245.67 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARRO, ANTHONY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,245.29 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSEPH W Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,245.07 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTHONY S Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $67,245.01 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMACZNIAK, JACOB S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,244.82 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETCIE, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,244.54 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,244.17 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,243.49 Date 01/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBIELSKI-FLYNN, JOLANTA K Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,242.20 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROSA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,242.03 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, GREGG M Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $67,241.63 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CELIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.34 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, KARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.34 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System