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 HODGE, VALERIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,028.63 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGET, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,028.38 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JAMES W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $64,027.61 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, ALICIA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $64,027.61 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,027.28 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,026.92 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, HENDERSON V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $64,026.31 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FEDERICO, BRUCE S Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,026.27 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, PEGGY A Employer name Education Department Amount $64,025.94 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,025.45 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, REBECCA L Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $64,025.30 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPIN, JEANETTE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,025.14 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, HOLLY N Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,024.54 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, HILARY A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $64,024.18 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, KRYSTYNA A Employer name Madison County Amount $64,024.16 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE-RODRIGO Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $64,023.70 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIARNIAK, CONRAD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,023.69 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,023.63 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASMUS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $64,023.20 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, LANCE A Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $64,023.10 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, AMY S Employer name Warren County Amount $64,023.03 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUS, BETH S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,022.63 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULAJ, EJLL Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $64,022.13 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVARES, MELISSA R Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $64,022.04 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ANGELA M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,021.99 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAPAZZA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,021.82 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, ROXANNE C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $64,021.46 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, DOUGLAS N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,021.36 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETLY, VERONICA J Employer name Orange County Amount $64,021.12 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBALLOS, KELVIN Employer name City of Rye Amount $64,021.08 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, LAURIE B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,020.29 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZADEK, MICHAEL F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,020.21 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DONALD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,020.12 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENCKMAN, RYAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,019.97 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPEL, ANGELA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,019.85 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, BRYAN B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,019.68 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESEKE, RUSSELL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,019.34 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JUNE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $64,019.29 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, KAREN L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $64,019.29 Date 01/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWIN, CAROL L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $64,019.29 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINANGO, ERIKA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,019.06 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JANET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,018.70 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTON, TYSON Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $64,018.39 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, WAYNE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $64,018.12 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,018.04 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANOS, JAMES C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $64,017.94 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCI, KEVIN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,017.47 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, JAMES A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,017.40 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLES, BRIAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $64,017.26 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ALLEN F Employer name Village of Victor Amount $64,016.85 Date 11/28/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROW, GRANT W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $64,016.80 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFF, KATHY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,016.68 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBEVSKI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $64,016.43 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESKIN, KIMBERLY ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,016.17 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, JOHN K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,016.00 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $64,015.88 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZEN, RUSSELL E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,015.68 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONNIE R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,015.67 Date 06/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, XIU QIONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,015.51 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFREDSSON, JIMMY C Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $64,015.42 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NICHLAUS B Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $64,015.08 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, ALLENE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $64,015.08 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, BRIGITTE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $64,015.08 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKES, JENNIFER L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $64,015.08 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSTMAN, BRIAN P Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $64,015.04 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, MICHAEL B Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,014.34 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGLER, TINA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $64,014.23 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCARITOLO, ELLEN L Employer name Orange County Amount $64,014.07 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, FELISHA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,013.88 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, BILLIEE JO Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,013.72 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,013.32 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOY-HORNE, SHAWN N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,013.13 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Victor Amount $64,013.08 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, MELISSA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,013.00 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $64,012.76 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUENGFELDER, JOHN S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,012.64 Date 06/08/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KYLE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,012.34 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISHBURG, JAY M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,012.32 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTELLING-DEFRANCE, CALIN C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $64,012.24 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIN, YE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,011.86 Date 08/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MELINDA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $64,011.52 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LAVONNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,011.18 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, KYLE B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,011.12 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, REX T Employer name City of Rome Amount $64,011.10 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,010.98 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ERIC Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,010.81 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-DRUMGO, DESAREA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,010.70 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ADAM P Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,010.68 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, SCOTT F Employer name Albany County Amount $64,010.65 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MATTHEW S Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $64,010.49 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, PAUL M Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,010.37 Date 03/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLEY, RICHARD D Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,010.15 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, GENESE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,010.11 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELONE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,010.11 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORI, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,010.11 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOGAS, JOHN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,009.54 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,009.09 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMLINGEN, THEODORE R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $64,008.59 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $64,008.16 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOST, RICHARD B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,007.10 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System