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 HIRTZEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $62,977.97 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, RICHARD E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,977.86 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, WOODROW W, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,977.47 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONASTASO, CATHLEEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,976.94 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,976.61 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MARK A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $62,976.58 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TAMARA L Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $62,976.46 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, ROBERT Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $62,976.30 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, SAMANTHA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,976.20 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAVID J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $62,976.13 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOWACKI, ANNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,975.71 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, MICHAEL C Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $62,975.52 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, JOSE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,975.49 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, LYNN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,975.45 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, JAN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,975.43 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELL, PETER F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,975.40 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JEFFREY L Employer name Albany County Amount $62,975.22 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARTIN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,975.13 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, JEREMY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,974.32 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTE, LINDSAY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,974.18 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUZENS, DIANE M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,974.16 Date 09/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEJO, SHARON M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $62,973.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODNEY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,973.65 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCARELLO, ALLISON M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,973.32 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, LISA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,972.91 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, SUSAN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,972.53 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JILL M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,972.25 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,972.12 Date 04/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, SCOTT D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,971.35 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,970.90 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TAWAHNA F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,970.31 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNECKE, DANIEL E Employer name Allegany County Amount $62,970.16 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,970.02 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGLE, KATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,969.99 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JOELLE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,969.66 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ELIAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,969.36 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JOANA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $62,969.25 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,969.20 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DORRETT Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,969.11 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMITROWITZ, NATASHA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,969.04 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSABENE, JOSHUA J Employer name Education Department Amount $62,969.01 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MARC J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,968.61 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, DANIEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,968.47 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, LAURIE S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,968.22 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, BEATRICE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $62,968.19 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, FRANK, JR Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $62,968.12 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGNER-HOLMES, TAMARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,968.10 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SOPHIA L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $62,967.63 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SAMUEL J D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,967.61 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHRENWEND, HEIDI H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,967.49 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, DONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,967.30 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,967.20 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DAKE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,966.97 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $62,966.86 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIS, MARIA T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,966.84 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SARAH M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,966.43 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $62,966.36 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, JAMES M Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,966.34 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,966.07 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JAVIER I Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,965.92 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, TAWANDA S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,965.86 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SHUAYB H Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,965.80 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNA, ELIZABETH JANE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,965.58 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JULIET A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,965.39 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JANICE A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $62,965.36 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERTON, ZELA E Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,965.31 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWICH, JOHN, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,964.93 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ASSELT, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $62,964.20 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOHN R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $62,963.96 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINRAUCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $62,963.93 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINPHRIE, DANNY C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,963.86 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RONALD R Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $62,963.51 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYBOLT, MARK R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,963.43 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,963.35 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, PATRICK G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,963.16 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFORT, LA SHANDA D Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $62,963.15 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSANDE, ANTHONY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,963.06 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LESLIE H, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $62,963.06 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, SHEILA M Employer name Department of State Amount $62,963.02 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESTNES, LINDA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,962.91 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WAYNE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,962.90 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, KALEENA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,962.46 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, BARBARA Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $62,962.32 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SCOTT R Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,962.30 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JILL M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,962.12 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, JENNIFER Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,962.06 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, LUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,961.90 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, ANN MARIE E Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,961.85 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHANNON, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $62,961.56 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIKOWSKI, JEAN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $62,961.52 Date 03/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CAROL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,961.49 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUPPO, JESSICA Employer name Broome County Amount $62,961.41 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMANY, DONNA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,961.39 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, GLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,961.23 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAESI, DONALD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,961.12 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $62,961.12 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,960.99 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUJTYN, NADIA Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,960.48 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,959.92 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGROS, NADINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,959.90 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System