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 RUSSELL, BRITTNEY C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,834.94 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, CHARLES W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,834.53 Date 02/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,834.47 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $62,834.40 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, BASIRAT ADEBISI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,833.97 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BAKKER, GARRETT P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $62,833.49 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YING Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,833.32 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, CHARLES P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,832.77 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JEANMARIE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,832.44 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, CAROL LYNN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,832.25 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $62,832.24 Date 10/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, DAVID C Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $62,832.14 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHELLE D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $62,831.75 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANK G Employer name Orange County Amount $62,831.43 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSOUHLARAKIS, NIKOLAOS K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,831.36 Date 03/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ASTLEY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,831.15 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCURULLO, PEGGY J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,830.38 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE-TORRES, AMANDA LYNNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,830.36 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, GUY E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,830.36 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KIMILEE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,830.36 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAPACH, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $62,830.27 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, BRYAN V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,830.22 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $62,830.20 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHER, VALERIE J Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $62,830.06 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURISTON, WILKINSON Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $62,828.75 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ERICA Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,828.46 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, SCOTT E Employer name Broome County Amount $62,828.44 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETER, ROY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,828.26 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $62,827.72 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLORIN, MARC H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,827.44 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUILIN, JULIO L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,827.34 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIECHNIK, GREGG R Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $62,827.16 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, ANICHO N Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,827.12 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STEVEN J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $62,826.99 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, TYRONE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,826.92 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, SUZANNE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $62,826.64 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPIECKI, STEPHANIE Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,826.64 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLARD, MIKALE P Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,826.30 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, REGINALD H Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,826.19 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, EDWARD Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $62,825.97 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,825.69 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKULA, HELEN A Employer name Greene County Amount $62,824.93 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOANNE G Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $62,824.93 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, TRACY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,824.92 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRACHI, ANTHONY Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,824.60 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEMOZALIS, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,824.49 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, EVA M Employer name Four County Library System Amount $62,824.28 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, PETER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,824.01 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, COLLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,823.75 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $62,823.74 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, KENNETH C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,823.73 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARCIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,822.83 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, FREDERICK H Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,822.80 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURA, DONNA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,822.23 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,822.04 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, LIBBY H Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $62,821.44 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JARRET B Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $62,821.31 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAKNASAR, KENDSHER Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,821.30 Date 06/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JOSEPH G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,821.27 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, BETH A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $62,821.23 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESEE, RANDY G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,821.07 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, DAREN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $62,820.99 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $62,820.88 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, IAN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,820.86 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, JAMES M Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $62,820.80 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNES, MARGARITA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,820.71 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, LEOTA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,820.66 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT M Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,820.36 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, KENNETH L Employer name Orleans County Amount $62,820.17 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, IRENE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,820.16 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, ANN B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,820.12 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLO, RUSSELL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,820.06 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKCASTLE, GREG D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,819.93 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ANDREW J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $62,819.40 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,819.20 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, CARRIE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $62,819.04 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFER, KAREN E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,819.04 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, MICHAEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,818.39 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUVELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,818.36 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINO, SHANE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,818.09 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, TANNISHA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,817.76 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, ROBERT A, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,817.68 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNINGLEY, ROBERT P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,817.68 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MEENEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,817.68 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHMAN, NELLIE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,817.30 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, MARK A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,816.53 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPOULOS, THEODORA P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,816.52 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CAROL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,816.17 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, MEGAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $62,816.04 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHICA, DOROTHY A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $62,816.02 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KARI B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,815.58 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, EDWIN B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,815.30 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEL, DONALD J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $62,815.17 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITZRICK, MICHAEL S Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,815.08 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADON, CARLOS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,814.92 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,814.73 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLITZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $62,814.72 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,814.02 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, DANIELA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,814.01 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, MARIAN C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,813.95 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System