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 CASTINE, SCOTT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,417.36 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Troy Amount $66,417.14 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIELSKI, WILLIAM S Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $66,417.11 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, FREDERICK R Employer name City of Utica Amount $66,417.05 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOW, JEFFERY D Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $66,417.00 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, SALVATORE A Employer name Albany County Amount $66,416.96 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,416.91 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-PIERCE, JILL L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $66,416.49 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KRISTY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,416.36 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, BERNADETTE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,416.36 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, JOYCE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,416.36 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, JOSHUA G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $66,416.36 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGI, JOSEPH Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $66,416.07 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LINDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,416.05 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AARON S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,415.69 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, NATHAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,415.51 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,414.87 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDONE, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $66,414.61 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,414.52 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXOPOULOS, VIVIAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,414.49 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CRAIG T Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $66,414.46 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,413.47 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $66,413.10 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,412.98 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LAWRENCE V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,412.90 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, DAVID W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,412.84 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTEROS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Amount $66,412.71 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHOUT, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $66,412.50 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JASON L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,412.20 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JAMES J Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $66,412.11 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NG, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,412.06 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONSKY, REBECCA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,411.94 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JILL D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,411.77 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,411.77 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, PATRICIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,411.77 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $66,411.18 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSSO, JAMES D Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,411.12 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,411.01 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, JOSE A, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,410.85 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KATHLEEN R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $66,410.68 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASIAK, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,410.33 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL K Employer name Albany County Amount $66,410.24 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHLAGER, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,410.24 Date 07/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYGELMAN, PETR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,408.74 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLANTE, VINCENT R Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $66,408.43 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFEN, SEAN F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $66,408.43 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $66,408.34 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, ROLAND L, JR Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $66,408.00 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JATAYA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,407.92 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, VALERIE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $66,407.74 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RONALD R, JR Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $66,407.34 Date 10/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, JACK G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $66,407.28 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RITA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $66,406.81 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, AMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,406.80 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JUNIOR C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,406.72 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MEGAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,406.64 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIAN, CARRIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,406.15 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARBIN, GUARD J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $66,406.08 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,406.08 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBESTA, LINDA L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $66,405.71 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERTY, DAVID W Employer name Department of State Amount $66,405.60 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, SHANTWAINJUANITO Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $66,405.57 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAYMOND C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $66,405.51 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,404.46 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, JIAN FANG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,404.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBIDGE, SCOTT E, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $66,403.53 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, RALPH N, JR Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $66,403.42 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOWE, DORIS J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,403.30 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSIAH, ESTHER A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,403.30 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,403.30 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLINGER, CAMERON J Employer name City of Olean Amount $66,402.47 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, DEBRA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,402.35 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,402.32 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, JOHN C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,401.97 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, VICTORIA S Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $66,401.59 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, DIANNA L Employer name Broome County Amount $66,401.54 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cortland County Amount $66,401.21 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,400.93 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINE, ELAINE D Employer name Tioga County Amount $66,400.49 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,400.33 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, EDMUND C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,400.29 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, VINCENT W Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $66,400.15 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SERENE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,399.71 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARRIELLO, LOUIS D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,399.32 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SANDRA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $66,399.23 Date 11/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLEN, JOHN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,399.10 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, JANIS R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $66,398.93 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ROBERT, III Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $66,398.58 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVEK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,398.35 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $66,398.29 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, MARCIA T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,397.77 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ALISA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,397.74 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINOS, JOHN PAUL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $66,397.31 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, VICTORIA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $66,397.18 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, THERESA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,397.15 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREZZI, ALLISON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,397.14 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, ROBERT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,396.94 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $66,396.83 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAU-LOPEZ, NILDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,396.23 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,396.03 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System