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 LOPES, EUGENIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,936.76 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DWAYNE C Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $62,936.72 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PALO HARRISON, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,936.72 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BLOSSOM E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,936.72 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, SUMMER F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,936.64 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTCH, TIFFANY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,936.33 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECCLES, JONATHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,935.81 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, DAVID P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,935.43 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,935.02 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, PATRICIA C Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,934.87 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,934.75 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDORI, HEATHER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,934.57 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, RICHARD J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,934.14 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGUERO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,933.77 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, TODD R Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $62,933.52 Date 11/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDERIO, MARLENE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,932.72 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, CLEMENS L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $62,932.58 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVISON, DANIEL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $62,932.57 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTERMAN, MARY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,932.26 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, NICOLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,932.25 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGDANOFF, PATRICE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $62,931.97 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, SUSAN R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,931.70 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, ROSE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $62,931.23 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULKOFSKE, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,930.86 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEPHEN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,930.74 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSIO, MAUREEN A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $62,930.68 Date 08/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKER, KAREN R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $62,930.44 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,930.43 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPF, WESLEY G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,930.42 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Kiantone Amount $62,929.88 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCURO, LIMNEO S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,929.70 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,929.59 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSLER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,929.51 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $62,929.47 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, SANDRA D Employer name City of Troy Amount $62,929.13 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, KIMBERLY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,928.51 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDESTY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $62,928.46 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LUCRETIA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $62,928.06 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JEAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,928.06 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDWAR, JENNIFER E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,928.06 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK E Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $62,927.99 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,927.94 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,927.93 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, BEUGRE VALERIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,927.02 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ANDREW, BENJAMIN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,926.66 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STELLA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,925.50 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, MATHEW C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,925.26 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, LEON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,924.96 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, THEODORE J Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $62,924.76 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, PAMELA A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,924.47 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOANNE B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,924.25 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Clay Amount $62,924.23 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Howard Amount $62,924.20 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JASON A Employer name City of Utica Amount $62,924.10 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISH, DANIEL W Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $62,923.20 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, STEPHEN A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,923.20 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, FRANK M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $62,923.17 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $62,922.73 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, SOLNELI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,922.66 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAL, ALLEN R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,922.58 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISKI, RUDOLPH S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $62,922.49 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON-SIMS, MELISSA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $62,922.24 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, DONNA M Employer name Legislative Health Service Amount $62,922.10 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ADAM B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $62,921.70 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDWARD W, JR Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $62,921.70 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $62,921.70 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHULL, JEREMY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,921.38 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGORITO, LAURA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $62,921.37 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, GRACE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $62,921.33 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAIA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,921.28 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, THOMAS A Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,920.85 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEANNE R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $62,920.65 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,919.88 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ERIC R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,919.76 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN, THOMAS Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,919.75 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLICEK, MATTHEW J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,919.64 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, SARAMMA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,919.14 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, ALEX I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,919.01 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEKMAN, GEORGE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,918.62 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKS, JENNIFER Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,918.09 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSCHWEIG, DEBRA J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,917.94 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JO E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,917.93 Date 12/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLANGER, CRAIG P Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,917.92 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, JOHN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,917.76 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, TRICIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,917.40 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONOYOS, GINA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,917.20 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJEWODZIC, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,917.19 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHERYL B Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $62,917.14 Date 08/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,916.79 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, MICHAEL A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $62,916.61 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDGREN, LEEANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,916.35 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $62,916.06 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRYANT A Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $62,915.49 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Elbridge Amount $62,915.43 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA D Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $62,915.42 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXWARE, TRACY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,915.34 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $62,915.28 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JANET E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,915.24 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBRA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,915.18 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, JEFFREY Employer name Erie County Amount $62,915.17 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System