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 VASQUEZ, CANDACE G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,063.18 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, DAVID J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,063.10 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, THOMAS J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,063.09 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CINDY LOU Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,062.92 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRISHIN, RENEE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,062.92 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DONNA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,062.92 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GEORGETTA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,062.92 Date 10/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKER, DENISE K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,062.65 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $67,062.58 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWALL, BARBARA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,062.21 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, NA-KIA S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,062.04 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $67,062.04 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $67,061.84 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, RICHARD G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $67,061.58 Date 12/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,061.54 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM V Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $67,060.97 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAULIS, SCOTT L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $67,060.97 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, KEREON M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,059.91 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZUR, KRISTIN-LILIANA Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,059.43 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, BRANDON R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $67,058.80 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, PATRICK J Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,058.75 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JASON A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $67,058.55 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, CHARLES P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $67,058.32 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSERE, PHILIP E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $67,057.74 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTOLILA, STEPHANE P Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,057.14 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MILDRED Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,057.11 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $67,056.04 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDHEAD, CHRIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,055.76 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Madison County Amount $67,055.44 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, GRACE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,055.31 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-BROWN, CRYSTAL F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,055.26 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, WILLIAM H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,055.21 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DAVID D Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $67,055.20 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RENEE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $67,054.63 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,054.35 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, MATTHEW E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $67,054.25 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORIVELIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,054.13 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMORA, MATTHEW S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,053.62 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, VERONICA M, MS Employer name Broome County Amount $67,053.36 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, THOMAS M Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $67,053.22 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, AARON W Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,052.97 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,052.41 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMFO, BRIAN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $67,052.29 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGE, KATARINA O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,051.85 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROMOWYK, THOMAS E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $67,051.74 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $67,051.65 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCELTA CONOVER, ANNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,051.59 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, YAJAIRA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,051.58 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS-CHARLTON, LENA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,051.30 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMAGNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $67,050.99 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, JUANA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,050.34 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ROSEMARY D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,050.10 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WAYNE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $67,049.69 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, DEBORAH M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,049.38 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, FREDERICK C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $67,049.15 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, MATTHEW C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,049.12 Date 08/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LONON J, SR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $67,049.07 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $67,048.88 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, ANGELA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,048.80 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,047.62 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-MENJIVAR, VICTOR ERNESTO Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $67,047.32 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONELLO, DANIEL P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,047.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RICHARD T Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,046.73 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIKPOLE, JAIME L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $67,046.58 Date 10/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FAVE, STEVEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $67,046.53 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EODICE, BENJAMIN R, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,046.49 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOZZI, MARY ANN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,046.16 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORCILLI, LAURA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,046.08 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMI, LANCE C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $67,045.53 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LINDA D Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,045.48 Date 06/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,045.29 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JEFFERY A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $67,044.85 Date 03/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JASON W Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,044.61 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JARED J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $67,044.58 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IROEGBU, DEBRA O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,044.24 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRELLI, GLORIA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $67,043.83 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, KEITH J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $67,043.60 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, HERBERT, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,043.37 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHMEL, SCOTT J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $67,043.10 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSFOX, JUSTIN A Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $67,042.79 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $67,042.73 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARCO, PETER ANTHONY Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $67,042.55 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, AUDREY J Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,042.34 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,042.30 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROWE, BARBARA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,042.30 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, KIM M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,042.25 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHILLES, DAVID R Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $67,042.24 Date 01/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA-CUSTODIO, CARMEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,042.20 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROLAND W Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,042.14 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, SCOTT C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,042.05 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHER, EILEEN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $67,041.81 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, TELISA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $67,041.49 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, PETER J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,041.44 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, PETER R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $67,041.42 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGIAS, ANDRES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $67,041.37 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, MICHELE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,041.10 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, ROBERT C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,040.99 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUZ, MIRASOL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,040.61 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, WAYNE L Employer name Delaware County Amount $67,039.95 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,039.48 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System