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 BYRNE, CHARLES E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $63,996.55 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,996.23 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENELUS, LOUISE Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,996.18 Date 04/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,996.15 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISTRIAN, JULIE A Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $63,994.88 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,994.71 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JACQUELINE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,994.35 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, COLLEEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,993.68 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JANET E Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,993.53 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYROUTY, KELLY N Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $63,993.33 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, THOMAS Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,993.05 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, LORELEI L Employer name Seneca County Amount $63,993.05 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELECCE, LINDA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,993.03 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERHART, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,992.76 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, INES Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $63,992.41 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KRISTIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,992.00 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,991.93 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, HYACINTH L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,991.85 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON TOOMER, RUNITA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,991.60 Date 09/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, MARK M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,991.42 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, SCOTT M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,991.37 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUED, BRETT P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,991.31 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, SUSAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,990.89 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, RONALD J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $63,990.77 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHERA, TARN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,990.68 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYLENICA, IRENE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,990.45 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, THISI Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $63,990.32 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANNE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,990.14 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,990.11 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUER, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $63,990.10 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRACE, THOMAS A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $63,989.86 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXHEIMER, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,989.81 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOPOLD, DANIEL E, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $63,989.15 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNAPIENA, CAROLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,989.12 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,989.08 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBRE, ADDISU T Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $63,988.65 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, GRACE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,988.57 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ADAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,987.99 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FREDERICK B, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $63,987.93 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINE, THERESA M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $63,987.92 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENKMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $63,987.58 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, KARRIE L Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,987.04 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, TRICIA E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,986.79 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUSKY, ANNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,986.26 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, STACY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,986.10 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAWRENCE A, IV Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $63,985.76 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORGAN, OSEI-IWAN G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $63,985.74 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, JOSEPH J, MR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,985.74 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIN, WILLIAM M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,985.74 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, SABINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,985.74 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASCONI, JEFFREY A Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $63,985.52 Date 08/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARINO, ANGELO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,985.39 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, JOSEPH CHARLES Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $63,985.23 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATIF, MOHAMMAD J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,984.76 Date 02/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ALEXIS L Employer name Education Department Amount $63,984.70 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, BRENDA G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,984.66 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELY, THOMAS Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $63,984.49 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOPRAJ, SEWDATT Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $63,984.36 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, BEVERLY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,984.33 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYFIELD, SHAUNA K Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $63,984.08 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, MARK T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,983.79 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,983.64 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MIERI, JANIS Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $63,983.43 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, HENRY E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $63,983.43 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKK, LOUANNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,983.42 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DANIEL S Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $63,983.34 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKWOR, JONATHAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,983.32 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERROD, MONISHA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,982.97 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAINI, MOHAMMED ASEF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,982.91 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, ADRIAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,982.63 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JOANNE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,982.42 Date 12/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, SHAWN J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $63,981.89 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR-HACK, JANICE M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $63,981.54 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLOA-DIAZ, WENDY B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $63,981.49 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, DRU K Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,981.41 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEIS, LILYAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,981.16 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIETO, MARGARET Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,981.13 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, CELESTE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $63,980.77 Date 05/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,980.68 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUSHA, KAREN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,980.61 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGMAN, REBECCA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,979.72 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISHEL, LISA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,979.37 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MARIE RENEE Employer name Erie County Amount $63,979.25 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, GERALD C L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $63,979.09 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JAMES D Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,978.90 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, MEG M Employer name Orange County Amount $63,978.75 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $63,978.51 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $63,978.33 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEHL, PHILLIP J Employer name City of Rome Amount $63,978.20 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PATRICK L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,978.15 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, GREGG W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,977.93 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREY, JANE F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,977.83 Date 11/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, JEFFREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,977.79 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, JAMES P, III Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,977.46 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUM, MEIR Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,977.20 Date 02/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMENTOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,977.16 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKIN, FRANCIS C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,977.16 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICK Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,976.91 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,976.81 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANNICK LYNN Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $63,976.59 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System