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 VAVRUICK, MELANIE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,968.28 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEME, LAHENS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,968.24 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, VICTOR J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,968.11 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,967.48 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, FREDERICK S, JR Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $64,967.39 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUN, MICHAEL T Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,967.35 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BRENDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,967.26 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,967.13 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASONE, ROSE F Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,966.90 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACI, JOHN L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $64,966.84 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Rome Amount $64,966.84 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUGG, TIMOTHY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $64,966.68 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGETT, MATTHEW R Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,966.63 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANUFF, ANGELA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,966.44 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, KENYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,966.37 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSEPH H Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,966.12 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,965.99 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARSIERO, JOHN G Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,965.67 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,965.64 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEAT, REGINA A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $64,965.39 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CATHERINE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $64,965.10 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIZOS, STEPHEN F Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $64,965.02 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITZLA, ROBERT P Employer name Orange County Amount $64,964.80 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,964.78 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, EDWARD M Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,964.61 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, GRETCHEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $64,964.59 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,964.25 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BOVE, LOUIS P Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $64,964.21 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAURO, LESLE B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,964.12 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPIELLO, WILLIAM M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $64,964.05 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, ADAM C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,963.64 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RHONDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,963.61 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,963.61 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGITORE, THERESA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $64,963.34 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, MELANIE R Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,963.01 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,962.81 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAWRENCE W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,962.65 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, JANICE BRUH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,962.61 Date 01/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, REGINA C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,962.61 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE-PARLIER, CATHY A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,962.61 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, DAVID W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $64,962.49 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLICK, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Amount $64,961.34 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, SHARON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,961.26 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, ROBERT G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,961.21 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JAMES F Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $64,961.12 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNAN, JOHN W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $64,961.00 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNIER, JAMES H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,960.55 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAYKO, KIM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $64,960.22 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, SHANNON M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,960.03 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LARRE A, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $64,959.99 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, SCOTT M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,959.86 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, AUDREY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,959.09 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTA, GLENN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,958.51 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBREST, LAWRENCE S Employer name Town of Alden Amount $64,958.30 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, SCOTT A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $64,958.19 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, TERRENCE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,958.05 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, LINDSAY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,958.01 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPO, MAGALY I Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $64,957.83 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCHER, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,957.47 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHORE, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $64,957.08 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHWALDER, GERALDINE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $64,956.75 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JOHN J, III Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,956.71 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, ERRYL F Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,956.68 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, SHARON L Employer name City of Rome Amount $64,956.28 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORRMANN, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,955.95 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, EMANUEL L Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $64,955.26 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDGE, DEBRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $64,954.21 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEY, JESSICA W Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $64,954.08 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEIRDRE J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $64,954.02 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $64,953.63 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, JIMMY V Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $64,953.62 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DAVID R Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $64,953.19 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, DAVID J Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $64,953.19 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUED, NICHOLAS R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $64,952.36 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $64,952.35 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,952.33 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KAREL R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $64,952.19 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $64,951.80 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSOT, JAMES E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,950.93 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL, SR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,950.81 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, AMY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIOTT, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRI, KATHLEEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JACQUELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,950.80 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $64,950.58 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SAMANTHA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $64,950.35 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, KENNETH J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $64,950.35 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,950.34 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, LISA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,950.22 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,950.13 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DALE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,950.00 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,949.48 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,949.15 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUST, DAVID C Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,948.64 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, ARTHUR G Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,947.62 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,947.04 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, VILENDA V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,946.81 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System