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 ANTONGIORGI, GIOVANNI T Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $67,099.05 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOHN P Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $67,098.69 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPEGIANI, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,098.15 Date 09/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, PHILIP Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $67,097.66 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, SIMONE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $67,096.79 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, DANIEL P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $67,096.73 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, TIMOTHY C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $67,096.66 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, THEODORE W, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,096.62 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, MARY E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $67,096.11 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEVENSON Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,096.01 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN P, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $67,095.62 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, JESSIE R Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $67,095.62 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARSHAL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, MARY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANDON, JORGE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBELLE, MATTHEW Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACH, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBNEY, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGFORD, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIGNANI, LEAH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY-HOON, SEEMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JANIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,095.60 Date 09/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TYRE, ELLEN E Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $67,095.09 Date 08/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOP, RAYMOND D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,095.03 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCE, LEEANNE Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,094.87 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULANEY, HEATHER D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,094.79 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, ANDREW M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $67,094.52 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATRICK M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,094.28 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBEIS, MICHELE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,094.03 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERT, TAMMY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,093.98 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, CHERYL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,093.79 Date 03/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHANTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,093.75 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, ALFRED R, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,092.78 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLINSKI, ARLENE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,092.58 Date 06/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRICKS, LEARD R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,092.53 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESER, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,091.84 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENJAMIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,091.44 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALASCA, DARREN L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,091.34 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBEAULT, MICHELE M Employer name Albany County Amount $67,091.19 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, STANLEY W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,091.14 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, MARCIA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,091.05 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, ALBERTO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,090.85 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBST, ROBERT E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $67,090.69 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DEVANEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,090.19 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELYSE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,089.69 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, CASEY T Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,089.15 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $67,089.01 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAPP, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,088.98 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUERNHEIM, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,088.74 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERIG, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,088.45 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KIM L Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $67,087.97 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYU, EMILY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,087.68 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUJA, JOSEPH E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,087.56 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DEE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $67,087.26 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEAN K Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $67,087.21 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TORTO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,087.17 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANTINO, BARBARA Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,087.02 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CASSIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,087.01 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEPHEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,087.00 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHOWSKI, KRISTA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,086.74 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, CAROL J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $67,086.50 Date 04/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKILLON, JERMAINE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,086.16 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN-MAYO, SHAMIKA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,085.78 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ALINA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $67,085.70 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $67,085.50 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS HOLMES, ELECIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,085.44 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,085.38 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDEN, DAVID I Employer name Albany County Amount $67,085.26 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,085.20 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, SUSAN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,085.02 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHAK, CAMILLE A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,084.71 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIZIO, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $67,084.66 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, DENISE J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $67,084.45 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAMON E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $67,084.21 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIOZOR, MARTIN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,084.16 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,084.16 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELIJAH, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,084.16 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AKLIMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,084.16 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, NANCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,084.16 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABUWAL, VINIT K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,084.16 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, PAUL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,084.16 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, STEFANO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,084.16 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, HENRY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,084.16 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAKO, BUSOLA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,084.16 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, DANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,084.16 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,084.16 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, HASAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,084.16 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHUEZE, ESTHER C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,084.16 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATA, LAUREN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,084.16 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,084.16 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOHN L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,084.16 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, KURT R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,084.16 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FREDERICK B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,084.16 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, JASON Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,084.16 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System