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 OROVIO, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,592.57 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALERA, LINDA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,592.42 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, BRETT D, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,592.24 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, MARK W Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,592.18 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMANHEL, DONOVAN C Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $62,592.06 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, ERIC W Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $62,591.89 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,591.82 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, MARY E Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $62,591.46 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DOROTA Employer name Orange County Amount $62,591.40 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, HEATHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $62,591.31 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, TIQUANA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,591.14 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LYNN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,591.08 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLNER, MAUREEN Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $62,591.00 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHKO, YANA S Employer name Education Department Amount $62,590.92 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARY E Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $62,590.90 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, TODD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,590.60 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, CAROLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,590.39 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, DAVID T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,590.06 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, JELANIE J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,590.06 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID J Employer name Franklin County Amount $62,589.91 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ANGELA M Employer name Albany County Amount $62,589.80 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TARNAGHAN, MATT S Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $62,589.80 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIMINSKI, MARY ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,589.40 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATING, ROBIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,589.35 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODES, BONNIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,589.11 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JESUS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,588.93 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RICHARD W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,588.31 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIMISHER, CATHERINE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,588.30 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MARVIN D, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,588.20 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NORMAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,588.03 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,587.90 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAIS, PAUL H Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $62,587.40 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SAMONE R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $62,587.24 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, REBEKAH L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,587.07 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADIK, AMANDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,587.07 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCHI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,587.01 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BARBARA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,586.88 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,586.06 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, FLOYD A Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $62,585.69 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, JENNIFER S Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $62,585.32 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGROTTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,585.20 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $62,585.19 Date 12/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELLI, RITA B Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $62,584.94 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SAMUEL E, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,584.79 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENKEN, MARK R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $62,584.73 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,584.65 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTE, FRANK M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,584.34 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEES, STEPHANIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,584.31 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, ALAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,584.17 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRIN, NICOLE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,584.10 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CARL E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $62,583.81 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHERSE, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,583.68 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBOTT, DAVID P Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,583.40 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, DWAYNE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,583.36 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLISS, JANICE C Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $62,583.26 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, AARON S Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $62,583.24 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHY, HANNAH, MRS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,583.04 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, MARIANNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,582.64 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CRYSTA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,582.50 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATA, NICK J Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $62,582.42 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTENBERG, SHARON Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $62,582.37 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EVELYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,582.00 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANON, CAROLINA Employer name Orange County Amount $62,581.88 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JUDITH M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,581.84 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRE, CHAD Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $62,581.68 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERRAZZI, JOHN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,581.46 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KENDRICK D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,581.41 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, MELISSA Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,580.20 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LOUIS A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $62,579.95 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, ANDREA W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $62,579.88 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,579.85 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JOHN T, III Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $62,579.74 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, ARIANA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,579.33 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $62,578.22 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, BERNADETTE F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,578.06 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, MARY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,577.58 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHAN, DAVID A, III Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $62,577.32 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, BRUCE J Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $62,577.19 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELON, JAMES J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,576.99 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLMAN, LORI B Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $62,576.92 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PATRICIA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,576.82 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZRAMA, AARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,576.75 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, ELAINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,576.68 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECASTER, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,576.49 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DANA P Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,576.47 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, SULIE P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,575.91 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MARK G Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $62,575.60 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,575.31 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, JONATHAN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,575.27 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRA, TAMARA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,575.22 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, ANNE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,574.73 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,574.61 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,574.58 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, MELISSA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,573.49 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, NANCY M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,573.31 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN REDD, MADELINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,573.11 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETH, MEGAN B Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $62,572.88 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMB, ADAM S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,572.41 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANI, CHRISTINE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $62,571.74 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, CHARLES M Employer name Broome County Amount $62,571.67 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System