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 AGOSTINONI, BRIDGET M Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $61,370.83 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJELAJ, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,370.50 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELITES, STANLEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,370.46 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CURTIS Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $61,370.34 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, MICHAEL L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,369.87 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACCI, ANGELA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,369.82 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,369.40 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEUSS, JONATHAN W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,369.38 Date 05/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGDEN, DENISE R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,369.28 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, VINCENT Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,369.15 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, NATHAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,369.12 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, DARYL P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $61,369.07 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHEHALT, THOMAS W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $61,368.97 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JARMAR H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,368.52 Date 09/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUTRINOT, COLIN W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,367.91 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTIMY, MARIE ROSE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,367.58 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JASON A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $61,367.53 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,367.24 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTER, SHELLEY L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,367.23 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLKICINSKI, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,367.07 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, BARRY R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $61,367.04 Date 11/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WENDY P Employer name Rosendale Library Amount $61,366.97 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, VELVET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,366.05 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDEZEH, BEN G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,365.85 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIN, MARJORIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,365.74 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARC Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,365.63 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, GREGORY W Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $61,365.21 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSAR, STEPHEN T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,364.67 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $61,364.58 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,364.48 Date 04/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KAY E Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $61,364.46 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANCISCO M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $61,364.38 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, BONNIE J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $61,364.18 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CHENG Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,363.67 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTZ, JANICE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,363.43 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTRA, PETER J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $61,363.41 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELAINE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,363.38 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, KURTIS E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,363.23 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $61,363.15 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, LEONARD R Employer name Albany County Amount $61,363.02 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSLEY, AILEEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,362.75 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARK, SR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $61,362.60 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, NICOLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,362.28 Date 07/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICZKER, NICOLETTE M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $61,362.26 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, LOUANNE Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,362.22 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, FRANCINE W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,362.13 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $61,362.10 Date 09/28/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, SUSAN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,362.08 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ERIC D Employer name Education Department Amount $61,362.08 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRONOVICH, ROSTISLAV Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $61,361.89 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, DALE R Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $61,361.82 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAND, DENNIS G Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $61,361.64 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, MARIO F Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $61,361.39 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, ERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,360.91 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMAN, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,360.82 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTAS, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $61,360.53 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, GLENN E.JR Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $61,360.07 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYE, GREGORY P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $61,359.98 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCIANO, FRANCIS M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,359.88 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,359.24 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKES, VIVIAN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $61,359.15 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MARK J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,358.96 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, ANNETTE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,358.77 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, PAUL K, JR Employer name City of Hornell Amount $61,358.74 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,358.65 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DAMIEN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,357.79 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, KOING K Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,357.01 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENKER, ROBBIN B Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $61,356.88 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCK, JOHN L Employer name Broome County Amount $61,356.67 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASUTA, INDERJIT S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,356.63 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JIMMIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $61,356.59 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANCE, SHIRA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,356.53 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, NICOLE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,356.53 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARONDA E Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $61,355.89 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZELEK, JOHN C Employer name Broome County Amount $61,355.75 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,355.56 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,354.05 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $61,353.87 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBERSKY, THERESE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,353.69 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, THOMAS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,353.38 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KENNETH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.28 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,353.28 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CHERYL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,353.19 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, ALAN L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $61,353.09 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK R, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $61,352.80 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRENDAN T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $61,352.55 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFASO, PATRICIA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,352.52 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,352.29 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, KRISTEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,352.15 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROTT, JOANNE PHILLIPS Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $61,351.91 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHETTI, ROSARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,351.58 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, LILLY J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,351.57 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR-DAREUS, CAROLE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,351.57 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUKS, SHMIL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,351.47 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $61,350.64 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,350.26 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, DARRELL T, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,350.06 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSALIA, ANGELA M Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $61,350.00 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, MICHAEL H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,349.55 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, GIUSEPPE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,349.43 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System