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 SERAFIN, MITZIE S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $61,643.57 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,643.47 Date 02/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYCO, MARCO A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $61,643.44 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,643.40 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISIAK, LEAH S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,642.86 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, NICOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,642.68 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CYNZI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,642.44 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZAK, ZOFIA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $61,641.50 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,641.15 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, DANA V Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $61,641.07 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, LUCILLE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,641.03 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $61,640.98 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLAIRE, CYNTHIA HELEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,640.93 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHANICE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,640.83 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, TREVOR A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,640.44 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORI, LAURA A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $61,640.23 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, DEBORAH N Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $61,640.07 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, LAURA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,639.67 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ALBERT J, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,639.07 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMSINGH, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,639.03 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIONE, MARIANNE B Employer name Orange County Amount $61,638.94 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATANYSHYN, MYRON Employer name City of Auburn Amount $61,638.80 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDZY, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,638.55 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, WILLIAM M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $61,638.38 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, MICHALENE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,638.19 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, LORI A Employer name Education Department Amount $61,637.94 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIN, AUDREY R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $61,637.84 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSZKA, STEPHANIE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,637.77 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAVEY, MAUREEN P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $61,637.47 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEREST, MARK Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,637.39 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,637.10 Date 12/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONHEADY, SEAN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,636.12 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,636.02 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, NELSON, II Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,635.97 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, WILLIAM E Employer name Warren County Amount $61,635.38 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, VINCENT R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,635.34 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANZOR, EDGARDO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,634.97 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, WITNEY C Employer name Freeport Housing Authority Amount $61,634.88 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, SHAWN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,634.55 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,633.75 Date 08/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVAKOVA, MARINA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,633.52 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, VALERIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,633.25 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,632.84 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, CANDICE Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,632.13 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $61,631.94 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, TERRI N Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $61,631.80 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DIANE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,631.75 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, DIANE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,631.68 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLO, COLLEEN M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $61,631.39 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $61,631.37 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JANET J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,631.21 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUITIERI, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,631.15 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,631.05 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCHKE, LINDA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,630.70 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, JOHN T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,630.70 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENGEL, KEITH R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,630.66 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRINK, LELAND J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,630.57 Date 11/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $61,630.40 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, AMY L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $61,630.32 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLE, MARK T Employer name Albany County Amount $61,630.31 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIT, LESLEY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,630.19 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, MARCUS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,630.01 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHERRY A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,629.98 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LAURIE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,629.85 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, SAMUEL C Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $61,629.59 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, SAL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,629.30 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARIVUKALAYIL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,628.79 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMY, JOANNE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,628.62 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARITA Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $61,627.88 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $61,627.47 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JEREMIAH L Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,626.83 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SARAH F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,626.42 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, JASON M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $61,626.05 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,625.75 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, VINCENT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,625.72 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,625.54 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, LYNNE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,625.20 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, DEBORAH A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $61,625.00 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIO, ANTHONY G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,624.62 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCINITI, HEDIEH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,624.28 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGOZELSKI, NEIL A Employer name City of Rome Amount $61,624.16 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLIMANN, ANN M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $61,624.01 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOFF, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,623.97 Date 09/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, ELIZABETH J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,623.90 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, WAI Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $61,623.64 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, WILLIAM S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,623.64 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSUS, JANICE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,623.64 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, STEPHEN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,623.64 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, KATHERINE E Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $61,623.39 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MELISSA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,622.91 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,622.83 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGURA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,622.81 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, ROBIN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $61,622.73 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMEKIE, KIRK Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $61,622.11 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARCY M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $61,622.11 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,622.11 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,621.89 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DENNIS M Employer name Albany County Amount $61,621.83 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JENNIFER S Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $61,621.83 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHIRI, ABHISHEK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,621.56 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System