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 EDWARDS, ANDRE D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $64,819.01 Date 05/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, PHILIP S Employer name Greene County Amount $64,818.93 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JOSEPH G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,818.84 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, JULIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,818.61 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, MICHAEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,818.23 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEVIN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,818.19 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CARLTON Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $64,818.10 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANOVA, SHARON L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,817.92 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE MOREHOUSE, SUSANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,817.89 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, ELSIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,817.80 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JOHN T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $64,817.67 Date 05/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $64,817.15 Date 05/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELY, ANDREW D Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $64,816.88 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BERNARD B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $64,816.83 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDENAR, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,816.73 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFERY B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,816.32 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,816.31 Date 05/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHORSKY, ROBERT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,816.19 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,816.18 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLARD, ROGER W, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,816.06 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESGROTTES, MARIE YVES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,815.68 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOLS, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,815.68 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARELLI, DANA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,815.54 Date 07/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLS, MARCUS M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $64,815.50 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,815.32 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALT-GAICHIN, DEBORAH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,815.03 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,814.72 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSIUS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,814.46 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, VALERIE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,813.84 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL P Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $64,813.82 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TAMARA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,813.51 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, JAICYKUTTY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,813.46 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZATA, NADINE Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $64,813.39 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, SUSAN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,813.36 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, DARRYL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,813.01 Date 03/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARALLA, HEATHER P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $64,812.88 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TAMEKA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,812.59 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNITSKY, OLGA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,812.45 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, J MICHAEL Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,812.34 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, AUGUST N, II Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $64,812.21 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JACQUELYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,812.02 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, BRYAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,811.89 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, SAMANTHA J Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $64,811.74 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHIRESE I Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $64,811.42 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LYNETT C Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,811.01 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAN, YING Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $64,810.59 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $64,810.33 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $64,810.02 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, CAROLE R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $64,809.87 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.71 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,809.52 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDOI, DEBRA D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $64,809.50 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPE, TRISHA J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.45 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO-COHEN, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.43 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKALSKI, EMILY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.42 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZGER, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.41 Date 03/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KATHY A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.40 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, CONSTANCE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.38 Date 05/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.38 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.38 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKULA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.37 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, CLARA T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.32 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, TERRI L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,809.31 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSH, DAVID M Employer name Broome County Amount $64,809.23 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ARTHUR T, IV Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,809.22 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLASAK, WILLIAM K Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,808.96 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JESSICA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,808.84 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOHN W Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,808.84 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, TERESA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,808.84 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS-BERNARDINI, LAJUAN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,808.84 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, AWILDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,808.84 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELHAY, FEDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,807.89 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, KIM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,807.86 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $64,807.84 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMMERMAN, ANNA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,807.25 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $64,806.78 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, NICHOLAS V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,806.77 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $64,806.29 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, BONNIE B Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $64,806.01 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLNER, KATHRYN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $64,805.69 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JENNI D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,805.61 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, MARY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,804.99 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, KRISTIN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,804.79 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, BETSY J Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $64,804.74 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, RYAN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $64,804.48 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KARI N Employer name City of Rome Amount $64,804.36 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HAI NAM Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $64,804.17 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUICH, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,804.17 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARTIN A Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $64,803.59 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DAVID L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $64,803.56 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITORE, FREDERICK S, II Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $64,803.54 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN-STANHOPE, JEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,803.44 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,803.26 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGO, VINCENT L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,803.09 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, CARMINE J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $64,802.83 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLIS, JOSEPH S Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $64,802.71 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADDOCK, CHARLES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,801.38 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, COLLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,800.80 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPSON, REGINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,800.80 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERTO, MARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,800.80 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System