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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEXANDRIA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,397.64 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $62,397.39 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,397.21 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSAW, DONALD J Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,397.20 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLER, CATHERINE Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $62,396.98 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTILLI, DAVID B Employer name Village of Thomaston Amount $62,396.90 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, DONNA L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $62,396.86 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, HEIDI J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,396.62 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFEREO, JULIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,396.37 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, KYLE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,396.24 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWHIDUZZAMAN, SHEIKH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,395.66 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, BRANDON M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,395.57 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLITER, GEORGE L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $62,395.12 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, JANET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,394.78 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,394.72 Date 05/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERRIE, CATORIA M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,394.53 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFERT, DOUGLAS E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $62,393.75 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZETTI, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $62,393.50 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JENNIFER Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,392.22 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, ROBERT F Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $62,391.92 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTEH, HAWA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,390.77 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELEWICZ, THOMAS S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,390.74 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, BERNARD Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,390.64 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, HERBERT Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $62,390.45 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $62,390.38 Date 07/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLOCK, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,390.17 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHIDES, CARA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,389.98 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, NICOLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,389.67 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $62,389.31 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSIUS, DANIEL W Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $62,388.66 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGON, LINDSAY A, MS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,388.50 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, LLOYD G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,388.26 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, MICHAEL S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,388.22 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MARY E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,388.20 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALILIONIS, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,387.87 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,387.77 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, WILLIAM V Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,387.57 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHERRON E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,387.55 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSELEIT, MARTIN E Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $62,387.42 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DARYL S Employer name North Greenbush Public Library Amount $62,387.18 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, PATRICIA S Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $62,386.91 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JESSICA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,386.91 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUSEN, JUNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,386.77 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHKOVICH, ROMAN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,386.31 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JULIE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,386.22 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHAND, DUANE D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $62,386.03 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANZICA, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,386.02 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,385.84 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, ALBERT J, II Employer name Orange County Amount $62,385.24 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLA, DONNA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $62,385.23 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTAGLIATA, NANCY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,385.07 Date 12/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNKER, GAIL Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $62,384.82 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $62,384.81 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TARA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $62,384.57 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTRUM, JOSHUA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,384.56 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROFF, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,384.46 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWEIG, JESSICA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,383.90 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAMES A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $62,383.66 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DONNA B Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $62,383.53 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,383.53 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, THURSTON Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,383.21 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EVERTON G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,383.20 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAM-LU, YEN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,383.09 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BURTON L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $62,382.99 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, TAMMY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,382.86 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL L Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $62,382.50 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, KENNETH K, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,382.16 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAMMIELLO, JERI A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,381.81 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWIECKI, AUSILIA Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $62,381.74 Date 07/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, KERRY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,381.73 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADOSKY, KENNETH P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,381.48 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CARL H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,381.12 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, JOSEPH N, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,381.06 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SCOTT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,380.57 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $62,380.38 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, MARYLOUISE H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,379.82 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LINDA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,379.71 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANE G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,379.42 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, OLIVIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,379.42 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DELILAH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,379.41 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIC G Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $62,379.29 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSONO, PAUL J Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $62,379.24 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAND, GARY P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,379.16 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPETT, TORI R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,379.02 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, AMY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,378.95 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, CARL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,378.86 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY-TOWNES, PATRICIA A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $62,378.83 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNUM, CHRISTIAN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,378.75 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,378.01 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, ROBERT C Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $62,377.87 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,377.56 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, DONNA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,377.16 Date 04/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DAVID G Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $62,377.10 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOE, ALLEN R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,377.05 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKOS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $62,377.01 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCK, CHRISTIAN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,376.94 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FRANCES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,376.93 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNESI, MARIAN C Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $62,376.37 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,376.34 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CORIZA Y Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,376.17 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System