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 WATCH, BARBARA J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $67,038.68 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, DEBORAH A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $67,038.67 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOEL S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,038.33 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NELTHA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,038.14 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, ANDREW K Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,037.09 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCH, RHONDA A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $67,036.93 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONENFANT, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $67,036.73 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SALLY A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $67,036.70 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSELL, ROBERT J Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,036.54 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, SARA B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,036.42 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOSKY, SHARON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $67,035.61 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI-HARKIN, MARGARET Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $67,035.36 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,034.96 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLKE, JAMES E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,034.89 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, RICHARD B Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $67,034.75 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALDING, TASHEPHIA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,034.68 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARE, JOHN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,034.60 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, ROBIN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,034.13 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,034.11 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, GREGORY R Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $67,034.05 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, ERIC R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,034.03 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ERIC J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $67,033.05 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESSARIO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,032.89 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, MARK L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $67,032.84 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RALPH W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $67,032.82 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZLER, ANDREW J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,032.78 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUZ MARINA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,032.65 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARY L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $67,032.55 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, DANIEL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,032.42 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZAK, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $67,032.33 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, JENNIFER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,031.74 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, CAROLYN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,031.64 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINZBURG, RENATA Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,031.64 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JUSTIN S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,031.64 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, NICOLE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,031.63 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGEMANN, ANGELA Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $67,031.40 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RADDO, ANN MARIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,031.35 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BERNARD R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,031.16 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILOTTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,030.51 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PROCESO C Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,030.39 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,029.83 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JASMINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,029.80 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, LISA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,029.57 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,029.43 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHALSKI, KELLY M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $67,029.38 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, BRENDA J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,029.22 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, PATI J Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,029.00 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHAUN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,028.65 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBELL, GARY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $67,028.37 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RUDOLPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,028.30 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,028.13 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPEN, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,028.00 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LATRICE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,027.95 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNIELLO, ANGELA J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,027.75 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVITSKIY, MIKHAIL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,027.74 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ALLISON K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,027.48 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PAUL E Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $67,027.45 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINI, KEVIN S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,026.69 Date 07/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,026.65 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGIO, MARYLOU Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $67,026.25 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPIO, ALICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,026.18 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MARK J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $67,025.86 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, SHENTAH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,025.66 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARELL N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,025.52 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DUSTIN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,025.35 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,024.82 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $67,024.62 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANIELLO, PATRICIA Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $67,023.97 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MICHAEL T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,023.02 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULIO, DAWN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,022.13 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFORE, MICHAEL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,021.98 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, AMY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,021.87 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMORE, RENATE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,021.83 Date 11/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARESKI, CARMELA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $67,021.52 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNUCCI, MARY BETH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,020.61 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, FRANCESCO Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,020.03 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, AMYJO R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,019.61 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MELISSA Employer name Oysterponds UFSD Amount $67,019.53 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASCO, STEVEN D Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $67,019.52 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MAUREEN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $67,019.27 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHEAMPONG, BARIMAH O Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,018.77 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE-JOHNSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,018.10 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, MAUREEN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $67,017.80 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECKER, SAMUEL R Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $67,017.41 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, MARISA Employer name Education Department Amount $67,017.34 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVENHISE, SHTEILA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,017.22 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MEGAN N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,016.87 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGELINA Employer name Education Department Amount $67,016.82 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHERALLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,016.51 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHAND, MARY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,016.22 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, PAUL M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $67,016.18 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSTONE, DENA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,015.44 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD, JUDITH W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,015.43 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, VIRGINIA W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,015.42 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIUTI, CRYSTAL R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,015.42 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGU, NICOLE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,015.20 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,015.13 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,015.13 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, BRADY O Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $67,014.91 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, HORACE S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,014.77 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System