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 ACOBE, ZORAYA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,525.04 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEBINIAK, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $61,524.97 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANDA, STEVEN Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $61,524.85 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, DONALD W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $61,524.38 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, CATHERINE A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $61,524.18 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,524.14 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERCHANT, ERIC J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,523.63 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, REMANI Employer name Albany County Amount $61,523.51 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MARK P Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $61,523.36 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHINO, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,523.17 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNETT, CLINTON H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,523.12 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDELL, CARYN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,523.12 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, SCOTT Employer name Orange County Amount $61,523.10 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MIRNA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,523.06 Date 11/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIANO, ALESSANDRA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,523.00 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, JUSTIN M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,522.92 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, CLAUDIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,522.92 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFAN, FARATH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,522.92 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, ALEA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,522.59 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT J Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $61,522.50 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CANDYCE L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $61,522.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSEPH A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $61,522.39 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, DONNA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $61,521.80 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NICHOLAS A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,521.68 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,521.49 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, IRENA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,521.44 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,520.99 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, DARREN J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $61,520.84 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, LA CHER S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,520.35 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ROCIO I Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $61,520.08 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLEROAD, JERRY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,519.80 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEPINSKI, THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,519.74 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, FRANK M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,519.70 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETRO, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,519.40 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, BERNADETTE Employer name Albany County Amount $61,519.11 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,518.97 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $61,518.77 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, CLAUDIA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $61,518.33 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANYA A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $61,517.48 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ALMA ROSA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,517.40 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, LENORE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,517.02 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTENSKI, MARYLOUISE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,516.91 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,516.78 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, ANTHONY Employer name Keene CSD Amount $61,516.71 Date 03/23/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, DAWN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,516.35 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMANSKI, PETER C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,516.35 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANDE, WILET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,515.32 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JOHN O Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $61,515.24 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, HELENE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $61,515.09 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MAJOR Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $61,514.90 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,514.16 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, DAVID P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,513.88 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JULIA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,513.57 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LINDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,513.48 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,513.20 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $61,513.00 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,512.87 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, JHONNY E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $61,512.82 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTHER, JAMES M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,512.45 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANTHONY M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $61,512.31 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN F Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $61,512.18 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TANYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,512.07 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,512.05 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMANN, GLENN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,511.80 Date 11/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, KIMBERLY L Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $61,511.73 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSOCK, GERALDINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,511.64 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARITA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,511.52 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, PAMELA S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $61,511.51 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL RIO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,511.32 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,511.12 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZKOWIAK, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,511.08 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PAULETTE P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,510.96 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAUL E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $61,510.44 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKER, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,510.18 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULE, PETER B Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $61,510.14 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, BRIAN C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $61,509.84 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, AHMED Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,509.76 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NYLAND M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,509.76 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANWANI, JYOTI P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,509.76 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERINE, NANCY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,509.62 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKOROWSKI, JANICE K Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $61,509.00 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DANA T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,508.89 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMSTADT, THOMAS G Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $61,508.80 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $61,508.34 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILGRIM, JOHN T Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $61,507.88 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,507.83 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLINA, RHODA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILD, BRANDIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSEN, ERIK J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, DIANA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CARRIE ANN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,507.42 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $61,507.22 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARIELLO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,506.75 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, MATTHEW E Employer name Village of Stillwater Amount $61,506.43 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, LEILA C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,506.22 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ASMITA K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,505.68 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FORGE, JOHN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,505.60 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, GINA M Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $61,505.27 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System