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 RHODES, ANSON E Employer name Franklin County Amount $60,503.84 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSERIA, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,503.63 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERKOOY, DANIEL C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,503.59 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBYN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,503.47 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGI, KODUMTHARA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,503.39 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $60,503.21 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, RICHARD L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,502.83 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, DARIN M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,502.62 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ELISA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,502.59 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, PETER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,502.56 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, JOANNA B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,502.56 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-PIPER, SARAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,502.17 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, STEPHEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,502.00 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BARBARA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,501.95 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, DONNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,501.64 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDORFEAN, GABRIELA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,501.45 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JOYCE B Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $60,501.29 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARIANNE Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $60,500.96 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOYCELYN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $60,500.95 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARCO V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,500.94 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, DAVID G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,500.81 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,500.70 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, MICHELLE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,500.03 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROL J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $60,499.81 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKEY, DONALD R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,499.47 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, SUSAN M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,499.07 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, VERONICA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,499.07 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALLO, JACK P Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $60,498.83 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RYAN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $60,498.70 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, RICHARD G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,498.63 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FELIPE, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,497.98 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, BARBARA Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $60,497.83 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENAULT, BYRON H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,497.70 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, STEPHANIE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $60,497.63 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $60,497.54 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNS, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,497.47 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DANIELE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,497.18 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSAIR, KATHRYN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,497.06 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, REBECCA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,497.04 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, MONIQUE S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,496.80 Date 02/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, BARNABY Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $60,496.57 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYL, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,496.14 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS-RICHARDSON, GWENDOLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,496.04 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JAMES P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $60,496.03 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZESEWITZ, MARK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $60,495.67 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KARL J Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $60,495.63 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENT, ROBERT E Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $60,495.53 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, BETH ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,495.51 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAAS, LAWRENCE M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $60,495.46 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, RICHARD J Employer name Education Department Amount $60,494.96 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACINTHE, PIERRE G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,494.67 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ISABEL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,494.63 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRETTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,494.40 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBAUER, JUDY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,494.05 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, RAJAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,494.00 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, MARILYN S Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $60,493.71 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, LINDSEY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,493.58 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PRINCE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,493.49 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSUCKER, LISA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,493.32 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVEGES, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $60,493.26 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALDING, ZACHARY J Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $60,493.09 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORLANDO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,492.41 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,492.39 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,492.01 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADSON, CHARLENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,491.91 Date 11/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, WHITNEY E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $60,491.44 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARAT, CORDELL E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,491.38 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, EDWARD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,490.88 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEH, YING Z Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,490.71 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETS, MICHAEL G Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $60,490.54 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, KYLE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,490.48 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, RYAN K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,490.47 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPP, DEREK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,489.67 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, LAURA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,489.66 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, HECTOR L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,489.42 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DAVID A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,489.02 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOF, ANDREA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,488.75 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, JEAN C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,488.71 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDELLI, MATTHEW F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,488.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASTONE, CAROL Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,488.29 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, MIKE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $60,488.14 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ALEXIS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,488.09 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JAY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,488.04 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATELLO, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Rome Amount $60,487.90 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $60,487.84 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $60,487.38 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JULIE M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,487.32 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JANET L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,487.24 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JANE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,487.05 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, ARTHUR R Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $60,487.02 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGMANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Menands Amount $60,487.00 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,486.69 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, GARRETT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,486.66 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,486.48 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANNE C Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $60,486.37 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,486.28 Date 03/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRALE, PETER M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $60,484.98 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, CURTIS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,483.79 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA MARTINOLICH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $60,483.77 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,483.33 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System