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 GRUSZYNSKI, SHERRY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,994.57 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBEY, GUY L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $62,994.55 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNESSA-HAYWOOD, LAURA K Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,994.36 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, LORI A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,994.36 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADROS, JANESSA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $62,994.25 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLA, RUBEN A, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,993.06 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, GAIL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,992.93 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,992.58 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES P Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $62,992.46 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZONU, SAMUEL K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,992.46 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, SAMUEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,992.34 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALICKI, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,992.13 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TELEANCE OLIVER Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,992.09 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,991.86 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,991.50 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SHERYLL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,991.41 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, JEAN E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,991.13 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANOSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,990.78 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,990.64 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LORRAINE A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,990.58 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,990.54 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,990.43 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, CONNIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,990.05 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, VINCENT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,989.45 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE-GEHLING, MELISSA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,989.37 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLACH, LAURA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,989.28 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDI, WILLIAM S Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,988.78 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APARICIO-MENDEZ, RENE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,988.68 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUBY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,988.63 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEIL, CHERYL-ANN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,988.50 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,988.43 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ANGIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,988.36 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EVONNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,988.15 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOSKI, RICHARD C, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $62,988.00 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSS, LAURA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,987.98 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOSEPH C Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,987.88 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURITA, FELICIANA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $62,987.55 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LISA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,987.35 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHADEL, NICOLE M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,987.27 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAN, PHILLIP L Employer name Village of Sodus Amount $62,987.26 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $62,987.16 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $62,986.97 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HAAREN, JOHN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,986.88 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, ERIN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,986.71 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRENDA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,986.37 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBONA, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,986.17 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARTON, SHARON Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,986.06 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMAER, STEPHANIE K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,985.93 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOE, DANIEL P Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $62,985.87 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARNER, YVONNE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,985.74 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MATTHEW F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,985.64 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JESSICA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,985.51 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDELL, JEAN ANN Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,984.81 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JEAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,984.48 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,984.47 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMM, JAMES T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $62,984.44 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIC, BRANDON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,984.41 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REHDER, PAULA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,984.14 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNE, GRACE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,983.16 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TONI L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $62,982.62 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, STEPHEN H Employer name City of Beacon Amount $62,982.58 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,982.38 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, WOLLETA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,982.35 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,982.27 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, NEDRA M Employer name Warren County Amount $62,982.19 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZERBO, SHARON L Employer name Genesee County Amount $62,982.10 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILER, ANDREW C Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $62,981.72 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIRON L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,981.65 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DENISE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,981.61 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFOLO, MICHAEL V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,981.44 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $62,981.20 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARTIN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,981.13 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONASON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,980.94 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNATUCCI, BRYAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,980.74 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, PAMELA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,980.73 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $62,980.36 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, PASQUALE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,980.17 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, FRITZ Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $62,980.15 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,980.12 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARANI, LISA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,980.12 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ANITA R Employer name Albany County Amount $62,979.95 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW FARRANTO, KATHLEEN R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,979.69 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISCIONE, KATIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,979.56 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE LEE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $62,979.45 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBIN L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $62,979.35 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHM, JEFFREY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,979.12 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSEN, ALLISON W Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,979.11 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAY, MANDY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,979.11 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, THOMAS H Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,979.11 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JAIMIE F Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $62,978.97 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TROY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,978.87 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEROME J MANTARO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,978.81 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEBRIDGE, LA DONNA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,978.67 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIND, CHARLES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $62,978.64 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,978.57 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLA, MICHAEL Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $62,978.49 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTNEY, ROBERT M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $62,978.48 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, NORA B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,978.37 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVIS, GEORGE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $62,978.10 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHN, IV Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,977.99 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System