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 HARRIS, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $62,462.85 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Erie County Amount $62,462.79 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRBACK, JENI L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,462.61 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMANTI, MICHAEL T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,462.42 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, KELLIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,462.36 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIYAZOV, ALEXANDER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,462.32 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ACEPHIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,461.87 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLANO, PETER J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $62,461.84 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERARD, JANANNE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,461.24 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLOUGH, JEFFREY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,461.23 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, TERAH L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,460.90 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LEONARD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,460.73 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, NATEISHA J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,460.68 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $62,460.58 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, ALAN K Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $62,460.54 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFER, JEFFREY R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,460.31 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THERESE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,459.64 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBINAS, CLAUDIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,459.26 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,458.64 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, SUSAN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $62,458.59 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, JENNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,458.50 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD-KRUG, PHYLLIS S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $62,458.16 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, ALLICIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $62,457.47 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLLEB, JOANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,457.10 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, DONNA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,456.93 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, JOHN Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,456.87 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, DONNA Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,456.86 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GUY Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,456.85 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, STEPHEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,456.81 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOHNNY Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,456.69 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, VIVIAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,456.53 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARG, PAUL R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,456.51 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISESI, CURTIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,456.43 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERIN, EUGENIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,456.16 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, FLORENCE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,455.89 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEMOS, EUGENE H Employer name Centr NY Reg Market Authority Amount $62,455.80 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, SHAWN P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,454.93 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $62,454.73 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, BRYAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,454.69 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JOHN C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $62,454.42 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAZZINI, DIANE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $62,454.18 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DEBORAH A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,453.89 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, ROBERT G Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,453.74 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, CHARLES D, SR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $62,453.04 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCOIN, DOUGLAS P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,452.76 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, JOHN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,452.68 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GLENDA B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $62,452.51 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, LINDA G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,451.97 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, CASEY T Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,451.56 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, NED Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,451.54 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMMER, BETHANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,451.26 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICINO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,450.99 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,450.95 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, HEATHER D Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,450.87 Date 08/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMM, ROGER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,450.63 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PETER J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $62,450.33 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, KYLE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,450.30 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, JULIA MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,450.12 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, DORIS Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,450.12 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SUSAN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $62,450.07 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIZZARO, RONALD C Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $62,449.43 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,448.72 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, BEHANAN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,448.39 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MAVIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,448.38 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, JENNIFER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,447.51 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THERESA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,447.45 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, MIGUEL A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,447.17 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,447.16 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, DENNIS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,447.11 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETTE, RICHARD J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,446.98 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, SARAH B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,446.64 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, HUGH M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,445.65 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,445.62 Date 05/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, MICHELLE S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $62,445.13 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, BARRY L Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $62,444.99 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CATHERINE Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $62,444.44 Date 10/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOFF, MARTY J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $62,444.06 Date 12/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KEVIN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,444.04 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KEITH J Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,443.30 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, YI-MEI Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $62,443.20 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINZI, GLENN T Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,442.89 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TYQUAN Q Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,442.73 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCAR, JANE Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,442.23 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIER, DENISE D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $62,441.87 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,441.83 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCKO, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,441.73 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CRUZ Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $62,441.07 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONMILLER, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $62,440.99 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDET, SHARLENE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,440.67 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBE, ELAINE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,440.46 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCHO, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,440.27 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLIN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,440.10 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTI, GREGG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,439.66 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYZMAN, ELAINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,439.65 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JOSE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,439.65 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,439.65 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, CUIYUAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,439.26 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LAURA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,438.90 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDUS, JEREMY W Employer name Education Department Amount $62,438.45 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLER, LISA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,438.43 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System