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 HAJEC, STEPHEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,316.22 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLVE, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Walden Amount $62,316.18 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REARDON, NEIL T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,316.08 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATALINO, STACEY L Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $62,316.00 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, DOMINICK R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,315.96 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, DANIEL E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $62,315.60 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA-CRUZ, LOURDES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,315.10 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DEBRA J Employer name Broome County Amount $62,315.09 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, ARTHUR A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $62,314.82 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARERI, JULIO Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,314.77 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, BERTHA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,314.76 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAN, OBED DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,314.04 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, KAREN Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,313.78 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAT, MARIGENN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,313.52 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIELLE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,313.37 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $62,313.28 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSMITH, JESSICA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $62,312.33 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSON, JACK Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,312.32 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORFF, MICHELE D Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $62,312.27 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, STEPHEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,312.15 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEED, TAHEERA Z Employer name Erie County Amount $62,312.13 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, JOHN P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,311.90 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,311.72 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, SUZANNE T Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $62,310.87 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, PAUL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,310.70 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTA, GREGORY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,310.50 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,309.23 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, LAUREEN R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,309.04 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,309.02 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULLO, LAURIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,308.95 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, EDWARD F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,308.93 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRIES, JASON A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $62,308.87 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINO, GAETANA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,308.85 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUMBO, FREDERICK J J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,308.76 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, DAVID W Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $62,308.52 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, THOMAS G Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $62,308.11 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, PHYLLIS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,308.11 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, GENEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,307.80 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, MARIO M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,307.41 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, MARY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,306.84 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $62,306.62 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MICHAEL W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,306.47 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGLE, MARIEA V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,305.99 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, CLAYTON ERIC Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,305.80 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CARA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,305.77 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOSKI, MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $62,305.74 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, MARY ELLEN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,305.54 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN-PANICO, KELLI A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,305.54 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, CATHERINE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,305.54 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREGLER, PHILOMENA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,305.54 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, BERNADETTE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,305.54 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABELKA, LORI M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,305.35 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, GINA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,303.32 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, ALFRED S, JR Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $62,303.15 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZ, JOSE I Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $62,302.95 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, QI-WEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,302.86 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, BENJAMIN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,302.83 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,302.75 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNOLA, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,302.54 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZI, DOMINICA F Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,302.41 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, YOLANDA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,302.21 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONESSA, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $62,301.88 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JAMES C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,301.63 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, LEONARDO G Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,301.38 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,300.96 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DANIEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,300.95 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, RICHARD V Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,300.95 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, IVELISE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,300.81 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,300.71 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNICK, ANDREA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,300.43 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, SHUBH N Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $62,300.10 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIVEAU, BRITTNEY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,300.06 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MIGUEL A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,300.01 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,299.83 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKEYEVA, AYGUL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,299.49 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MASO A, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $62,299.35 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSER, LINDA J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $62,299.33 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYDEN, SCOTT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,298.15 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASANTO, DOMINICK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,298.09 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, LYNDSI K Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,297.94 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, GARY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,297.92 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANDREW A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $62,297.91 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MARIBETH K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,297.91 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUHART, CRISTI J C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $62,297.81 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, ALICE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,297.54 Date 09/16/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MARGARITA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,297.42 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $62,297.32 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DATTNER, ROBERT J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $62,297.31 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,297.24 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOSE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,297.15 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINESS, JOSEPH Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $62,296.86 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUILLEMOT, BRADLEY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $62,296.77 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY KATHLEEN Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $62,296.56 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRIE, JUAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,296.50 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, VICTORIA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,296.44 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMAN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,296.36 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, JOLENE M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,296.30 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, OSCAR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,296.17 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELDEN, CARL A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $62,296.07 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POON, CHI WAI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,296.00 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System