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 FRANCIS, DARRYL W, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $62,959.78 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LYN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,959.71 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,958.95 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOPOLD, DIANE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,958.72 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,958.12 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHOWSKI, STEPHANIE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $62,957.63 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, JUSTIN G Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $62,957.61 Date 03/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, MARK A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,957.55 Date 07/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULYNIAK, PAMELA Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $62,957.32 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIN Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $62,957.30 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABST, ROSE, MS Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,956.66 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID C Employer name Village of Springville Amount $62,956.60 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, RUSSELL F Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $62,956.52 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, JAMES Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,956.49 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, HOLLIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,956.36 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, WILLIAM Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,956.16 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIC F Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $62,955.75 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JASON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,955.56 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDLOW-TARANTINO, DEVON M Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,955.37 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DAVID D Employer name Town of Galway Amount $62,954.72 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $62,954.33 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKAZANA, CARMELA R Employer name Albany County Amount $62,954.05 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $62,953.74 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, CHARLES E Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,953.63 Date 05/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MASCOLO, SHARON D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,953.26 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, EUGENE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,953.14 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, JAMES R Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $62,952.63 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, CLAUDE H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,952.60 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KENNETH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,952.31 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYO, SARAH Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $62,951.95 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANARD, MARK W Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $62,951.84 Date 03/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, TERRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $62,951.82 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $62,951.43 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, ALEX V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,951.01 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,951.00 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,950.97 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDEL, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,950.80 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, PREMNAUTH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,949.47 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, ZYLONA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,949.15 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,948.91 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, ERIN K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,948.86 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MARILYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,948.82 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHAN, REED T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,948.80 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PRADEEP D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,948.39 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALOP, KEITH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,948.28 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PRIMITIVO, III Employer name Erie County Amount $62,948.06 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, PAULA V Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,947.89 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORGIE, EILEEN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,947.86 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SHERRY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,947.84 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMAN, DAVID W Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,947.82 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, SCOTT D Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $62,947.70 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, CHARLES C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,947.57 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERO, LISA F Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $62,946.59 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOTH, CRAIG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,946.00 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLL, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $62,945.75 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICHEL, JORDAN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $62,945.64 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREAKEY, CAROL J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,945.56 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWASTA, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $62,945.39 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGLIONE, VINCENT P Employer name Albany County Amount $62,945.20 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGRECO, MATTHEW D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,945.19 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $62,945.08 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, HANNAH L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $62,945.01 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, ANNETTE A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $62,945.00 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVA, NICOLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,944.95 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,944.91 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VRICELLA, FAY A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,944.85 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, SAMANTHA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $62,944.75 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $62,944.63 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, LAURIE E Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $62,944.45 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, ANTONIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $62,944.17 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLWORTH, PAMELA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,944.17 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, BRITTANY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,944.08 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, ELLEN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,943.88 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,943.82 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, JOHN B, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $62,943.67 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, CORA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,943.65 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROSKY, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,943.43 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, MARK L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $62,942.28 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,941.87 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EVELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,941.70 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RUTH M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,940.73 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENOWDEN, BRIAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,940.16 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABARINDE, OLUYEMISI Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,939.90 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEDO, CARMELA A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $62,939.70 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, LAURA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,939.56 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, COLLETTE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,939.56 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, KAREN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,939.56 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUGHTER, JOSHUA C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,939.45 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, VICKY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,939.33 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOU, LEE C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $62,939.10 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPIERI, MARGHERITA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,938.74 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, DANIEL F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $62,938.52 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANTHONY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,938.39 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPP, ERIC S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,938.36 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFERT, MICHAEL K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,938.02 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHER, JANE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,937.69 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOMEY, LAUREN A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $62,937.45 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ BERNATE, LADY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,937.34 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, ADAIR P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $62,937.19 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JOANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,937.10 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System