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 SCOW, JAMES I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,064.95 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FRANK E Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $61,064.69 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ANTHONY W Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $61,064.63 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,063.88 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KELLY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,063.36 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, TODD H Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $61,063.35 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, KAREN A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $61,063.31 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE, DAWN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,063.31 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMACHER, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,062.77 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ABIGAIL J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,062.74 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVUCCI, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,062.70 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SUSAN E Employer name Catskill Public Library Amount $61,062.37 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOBELLO, MARIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,062.12 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILS, BARBARA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,062.09 Date 08/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDREVA, ADAM W Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,061.64 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,061.13 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCH, DEBRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,060.74 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, KENNETH H Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,060.72 Date 09/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIZANO, ANN MARIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,060.63 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELZ, LYNN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,060.54 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWINSKI, BEVERLY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,060.43 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERMAN, GLENN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,060.20 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, REGINALD T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,059.85 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLVINA, CINDY S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,059.80 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, SOPHIA A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $61,059.52 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUG, MATTEA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,059.21 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON-LAWRENCE, PATRICIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,058.49 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOT, DOUGLAS E Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $61,058.43 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $61,058.20 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, ROBIN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,058.11 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREEVY, SUSAN M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $61,057.92 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JULIE L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $61,057.64 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKA, MICHAEL R Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $61,057.47 Date 12/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, DARRELL V Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $61,056.97 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBS, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,056.05 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLER, RYAN R Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $61,055.90 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGGINS, LONNIE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,055.69 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RUTHA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,055.49 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, BRETT Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $61,055.35 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLIALORO, DAVID J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,054.97 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLIJ, JAROSLAV Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,054.74 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, ANNA J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,054.37 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $61,053.95 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOY, MAURICE E, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,053.68 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, DENISE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,053.60 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIN, VANESSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,053.29 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,053.24 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, GERALDINE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,053.23 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ROBERT F, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,052.50 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULTY, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,052.35 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLDT, JONATHAN Q Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $61,052.19 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFF, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,052.10 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, MATTHEW S Employer name Erie County Amount $61,051.65 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTSHELD, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $61,051.56 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, LYNNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,051.50 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ERIC W Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $61,051.49 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DONALD E Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $61,051.23 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, SEAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,050.86 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, CHASE W Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $61,050.80 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DIANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,050.34 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZ, DANIEL J Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,050.29 Date 03/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITULA, DAVID R Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $61,050.24 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERES, CARON Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $61,050.20 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JONATHAN E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $61,050.00 Date 03/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, FRANK C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $61,049.92 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,049.91 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ROBERT V Employer name Medina CSD Amount $61,049.61 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIGSOHN, LANA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,049.49 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGODA-WIDANELAGE, MANORI C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,049.45 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, DAWN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,048.98 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,048.81 Date 03/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ROCHELLE B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,048.47 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, KURT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,048.37 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,048.27 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIE R, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $61,048.16 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,047.93 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, BARBARA ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,047.55 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, THOMAS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $61,047.46 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, RAMONA ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,047.33 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELAJ, ABAZ Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $61,047.32 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $61,047.05 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, YARITZA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $61,046.86 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, HEIDI E Employer name Orange County Amount $61,046.86 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,046.76 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SALVATORE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,046.70 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,046.15 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKOWSKA, MALGORZATA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,046.04 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JILL A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $61,045.98 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ARTHUR P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,045.40 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WILLIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,045.14 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, MICHELE R Employer name Education Department Amount $61,045.12 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECZOTKA, TERRI Employer name Montauk Fire District Amount $61,045.11 Date 09/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, RICHARD A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,044.67 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOAQUIN, KATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,044.32 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VILMA C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $61,044.04 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK T Employer name Education Department Amount $61,043.58 Date 10/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JAMES W Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $61,043.46 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, RONALD J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,042.93 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $61,042.81 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHENY, MARY AGNES E Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $61,042.79 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System