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 GERARDO, JONATHAN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,257.87 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, GREGORY E Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $62,257.68 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MARGARET M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,256.89 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PETER B Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,256.88 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEPFL, RICHARD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,256.85 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARIO, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,256.83 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, ANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,256.83 Date 12/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, JOSEPH D Employer name Orange County Amount $62,256.80 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, KELLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,256.79 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKIDES, DINA C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,256.69 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SARAH B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,256.41 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSHAM, ALDRENSA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,256.35 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, DARLENE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $62,256.29 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, MARTHA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,256.26 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, VINCENT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,256.01 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, INGRID T Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $62,255.68 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFENBACH, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $62,255.46 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, AI HUI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,254.82 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, EDWARD D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,254.44 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, GREGORY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,254.36 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILESKI, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $62,254.35 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER CMAYLO, EMILY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,254.14 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTWINICK, ROSS P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $62,254.12 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SEAN W Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $62,253.97 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGRIGOLI, TODD L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $62,253.93 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWEE, JUMAH F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,253.07 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, YUAN-CHUN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,253.02 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BRENDA J Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $62,252.99 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAHAR, EDWARD L Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $62,252.69 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTO, MARIA KHRISTINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,252.60 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, RICHARD M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,252.40 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRYSTAL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,252.10 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGGONER, ELIZABETH J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,251.86 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISIC, ANDREW Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,251.80 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, EDMUND W Employer name City of Oneida Amount $62,251.55 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, LOIS Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $62,251.42 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULSTON, EDWIN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,251.28 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, TOYIA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $62,251.02 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, JANET Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,250.02 Date 10/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, DAVID F Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,249.63 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, VENUSHETTE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,249.17 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,249.06 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, SUSAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,248.87 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGER, DEBRA L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $62,248.60 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, INEZ D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,248.41 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELL, EDWARD J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,248.22 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEZZO, ANTHONY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,247.89 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,247.65 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $62,247.34 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, MARK E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,247.02 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHELIER, MARIE KATHLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $62,246.87 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHTAR, ADAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,246.82 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,246.67 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVEY, WENDY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,246.30 Date 01/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ROBERT L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,246.02 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKRIKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,245.95 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, RYAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,245.94 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNATTO, DONNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,245.90 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, LATOYA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,245.68 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DEBORAH S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,245.54 Date 08/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, TERESA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,245.54 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DAMIAN JAMEEAR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,245.30 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, VANESSA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,245.10 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DARRYL T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $62,245.07 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, DENISE A Employer name Madison County Amount $62,245.05 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERTO A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $62,245.03 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIM, NUR AKMAR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,244.45 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMANO, SUZANNE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TODD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZEWSKI, STACEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,244.40 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGIANA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,244.40 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABEL, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,244.27 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, JAMES W Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $62,243.96 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, ALYSSA T Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $62,243.62 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOSUE' Employer name Erie County Amount $62,243.36 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, KAYLA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,243.13 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, JANICE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,243.10 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, TRACY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,242.01 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, BRANSON A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $62,241.94 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINA, JENNIFER A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $62,241.80 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, LUCILE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,241.78 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, ROBERT R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,241.76 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTO, SAMUEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,241.53 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARY J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $62,241.16 Date 06/08/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSCHOFF, EUGENE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,241.08 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $62,240.94 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, AUBURN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,239.85 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JEANETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,239.80 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $62,239.71 Date 02/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, THOMAS Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $62,239.43 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $62,238.41 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, ALVARO Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $62,238.03 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,238.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLECK, JACK A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $62,237.60 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELBERG, FRED J Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,237.37 Date 04/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARCIA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $62,237.35 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, STEPHEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,237.10 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System