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 SEEBALD, ROGER W Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $63,733.28 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KATHY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,732.89 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, THERESA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,732.89 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,732.89 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,732.89 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBALDINI, LEONARDO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,732.89 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-GILBERT, JILLIAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,732.39 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DEBORAH Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $63,732.39 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,732.11 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBER, JESSICA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,732.11 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JASON W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,731.62 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,731.00 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMBLY, JOHN A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $63,730.88 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, LORETTA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $63,730.77 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAPOW, DAVID D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,730.55 Date 10/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTORONE-YOUNG, KAREN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,730.27 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAWN J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $63,729.91 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, ANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $63,729.88 Date 01/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINNANT, ANGELA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $63,729.47 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMMOTT, VERONICA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,729.30 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, REGINA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $63,729.12 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCATELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,729.06 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTHER, DENISE L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,728.60 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,728.59 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE, JOSHUA S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $63,728.58 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, LUCINDA J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $63,728.58 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KENDAL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,728.58 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, BEVERLY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,728.28 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, ANN MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,728.18 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, KIMBERLY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,728.10 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, DOUGLAS O Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,728.02 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, BRET A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $63,727.75 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, KEMAR A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,727.64 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, DANA A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,727.19 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MARIA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,727.11 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTA, MICHELE Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $63,727.04 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAS, BRIAN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,726.93 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENCH, JOHN F Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,726.83 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, MELISSA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,726.60 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESS, DALE W Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $63,726.35 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROXANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,726.00 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA, IDOWU M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,725.94 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAURA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,725.91 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWALD, SUSANNE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,725.61 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, ANJU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,725.48 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SOYINI A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $63,724.72 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, TRUNAY N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,724.39 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE-NEHIKHARE, GRACE A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,724.36 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, ERICK S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $63,723.81 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMOTEY, LESLIE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,722.85 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLACK, LAURA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,722.71 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTACK, SUSAN D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $63,722.66 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHS, JOHN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,722.47 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, LYNN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,722.02 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ANGELINA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $63,721.77 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,721.64 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCULLY, SHARON HYDE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,721.31 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,721.18 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, HECTOR L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,721.00 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMABILE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,720.83 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTEN, TIMOTHY H Employer name Erie County Amount $63,720.69 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSE, LISA Employer name Greene County Amount $63,719.60 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CATHERINE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $63,719.59 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, KAREN A Employer name Holley CSD Amount $63,719.55 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOVITS, BERNADETTE A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $63,718.27 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIMBERLY E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $63,718.08 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, KELLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $63,718.08 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $63,718.08 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, KRISTINE N Employer name Erie County Amount $63,718.07 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, LORETTA J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $63,717.77 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, MATTHEW S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,717.77 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILM, CHERYL A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $63,717.40 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, ALEXANDER J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $63,717.36 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $63,717.34 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, FRANK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,716.90 Date 11/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, MARY LOU Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $63,716.48 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, ALBERT E, JR Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $63,716.45 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITER, GARY G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,716.40 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, JOHN T Employer name Erie County Amount $63,716.35 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEY, ERICA F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,716.29 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, GREGORY H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,716.24 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZIN, MOSHE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,715.99 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, FRANCIS ALBERTO Employer name New City Library Amount $63,715.87 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ARIEL E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,715.53 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, MATTHEW J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $63,715.28 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DANIEL G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,715.21 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, PATRICIA J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $63,715.10 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, AMY C Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,714.63 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, JERALD A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,714.61 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARCHUK, SALLY G Employer name Madison County Amount $63,714.26 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISIAH, ADAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,714.21 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKENSHIP, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,714.16 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHEK, PAUL J Employer name Bayport Fire District Amount $63,714.08 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDOZZI, JOSEPH M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,713.96 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, CHARLES F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $63,713.82 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLKA, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,713.30 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AVERY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,713.02 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOLT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $63,712.88 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNEY, ANNA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $63,712.61 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, WENDY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,712.43 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System