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 JOHNSON, SHALAUREN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,656.11 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,656.01 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JAMES A Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $66,656.00 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JOSEPH K Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $66,655.42 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, JO ANN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,655.25 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LLOYD L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $66,654.96 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $66,654.91 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDOTA, NICHOLAS L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,654.56 Date 04/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULES, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,654.52 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUMEGARD, ALFRED Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $66,654.14 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, DEBRA A Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $66,653.95 Date 09/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRPOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,653.91 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NICHOLAS G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,653.84 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,653.51 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DANIEL P, JR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $66,652.63 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, BRIAN E Employer name Candor CSD Amount $66,652.26 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, TIFFANY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,652.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLANDER, PETRIN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,652.18 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, MARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,651.57 Date 03/15/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $66,651.22 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, EDWIN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,650.55 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LETTY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,650.50 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, MARIO J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $66,650.28 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONE, MARIO A Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $66,650.16 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,650.05 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, JULIET V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,649.77 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYSHNYVETSKYI, OLEG Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,649.26 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KENNETH G Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $66,648.35 Date 12/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIPMANN, JAMES G Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $66,647.56 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, FRANK M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $66,647.55 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, JEFFREY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,647.54 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALO, RENEE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,647.49 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SALLY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,647.49 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JASON M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $66,647.09 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAFAT, TANVIR J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,646.97 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,646.97 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIETRO, MARY ANNE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $66,646.97 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, ALEJANDRO E Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,646.27 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,645.93 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERIO, ERNESTO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,645.67 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOSCH, JOANNE H Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $66,644.97 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, JOHN M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,644.66 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, BRENNAN D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $66,644.42 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCOLI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,644.39 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, GARY R Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $66,644.00 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCK, GREGORY J Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $66,643.75 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, ERNESTO Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $66,643.73 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, MEGAN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $66,643.72 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $66,643.67 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRANDY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $66,643.61 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJEN, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,643.46 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,643.46 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINTOSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,642.87 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IURATO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,642.73 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBY, MOHAMMAD F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,642.68 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOILY, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,642.67 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,642.51 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $66,642.26 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFONTANT, ALEX Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,642.06 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, FILIPPO Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $66,641.71 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFF, ANDREW G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,641.69 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAQUE, VICTOR H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $66,641.47 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEULING, CATHERINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $66,641.40 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEL, ERNEST P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,640.99 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DEBORAH S Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $66,640.85 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, THOMAS G Employer name Kings Park Fire District Amount $66,640.28 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, KEIR T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $66,640.11 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, EDWARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,639.92 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, THOMAS F Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $66,639.62 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, DENISE M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,639.04 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINMAN, MELISSA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,638.46 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DAVID G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,637.62 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SONYA T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $66,637.52 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, WINSLOW A, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,637.33 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALESE, DANIEL P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $66,637.16 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, DIANE K Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $66,637.15 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YI CHUN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,637.09 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, SHIRLEY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,636.70 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ARDYCE M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $66,636.51 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CLAY E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,636.41 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAIGE C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $66,636.40 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, THERESA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,636.18 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, STACY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,636.18 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCOL, MARIE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $66,636.01 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, DENISE A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,635.71 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JANET A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $66,635.54 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, GLADYSSE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,635.52 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRLAM, H. KIER Employer name Allegany County Amount $66,634.99 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, NANCY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,634.91 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,634.87 Date 06/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $66,634.80 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, KELLEY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,634.47 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, BARBARA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,634.46 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONRA, JOSHUA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $66,634.39 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUONG, MINH Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,634.07 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, WILLIAM C Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $66,633.55 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, NICOLE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,633.24 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTAL, ANN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,633.08 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, RICHARD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,632.90 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JOSHUA C R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $66,632.66 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System