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 BERG, LINDA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,089.57 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPONE, MICHAEL R, II Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,089.45 Date 04/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LEONARD S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,089.39 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,089.28 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEEN, BARRY DOUGLAS Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $60,089.22 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIOLINO, ANGELLA A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,089.16 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEY, SUSANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,089.12 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETT, LARISSA Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,088.69 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, RACHEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,088.54 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, SHARON M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,088.45 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, RENEE L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $60,088.01 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHEIT, RONALD A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $60,087.86 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUR, OLGA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $60,087.82 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEFEE, DEONE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,087.58 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DOROTHY Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $60,087.21 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, ESTHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,087.19 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, PATRICK M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $60,087.16 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, SALVATORE Employer name Chenango County Amount $60,087.06 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENNER, KENNETH J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,087.05 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $60,086.97 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, RUSSELL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,086.88 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIA, ANTHONY A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,085.84 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, ROBERT M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,085.72 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CATHERINE S Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $60,085.61 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JENNIFER C Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $60,085.58 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, GISELA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $60,085.41 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, FLORENCE Employer name Newburgh Housing Authority Amount $60,085.33 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Malone Amount $60,085.11 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGILL, WILLIAM H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,085.07 Date 05/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOYCE A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $60,085.01 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOHN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,084.56 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHERGHI, CRISTIAN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $60,084.48 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, NILDA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $60,084.25 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYRKO, JO ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,084.18 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ROBERT W, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,083.49 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBY-CONFORTI, JUSTIN L Employer name Chenango County Amount $60,083.40 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MICHELLE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,083.34 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, ARNOLD Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $60,083.20 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, QUEEN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $60,083.12 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, BARBARA A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,082.77 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,082.63 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, EDWARD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,082.40 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBROTTA, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $60,082.39 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, JOHN A Employer name Orange County Amount $60,082.37 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT L, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,082.33 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,082.26 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, KEITH C Employer name Education Department Amount $60,081.95 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, EDWARD P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,081.85 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, AUREOLE O Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,081.76 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMIECIK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $60,081.59 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEDERHOFER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,081.56 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZA, HIRIS Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,081.14 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, KRISTIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,080.54 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORES, AGUSTIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,080.52 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINNI, LESLIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,080.47 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDEN, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Elma Amount $60,080.45 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $60,080.37 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, DARCI Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,080.24 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JASON J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,080.12 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITER, NORBERT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,080.08 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERRY, SHARON M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,079.80 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, CYNTHIA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,079.19 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JOHNNY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,078.94 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEN, DAWN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $60,078.91 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,078.80 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISEL, JANICE Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,078.74 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, SUSAN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,078.34 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MARY E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,078.34 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, ARTHUR W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,078.11 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DAMARIS L Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,077.83 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, KEVIN Employer name Orange County Amount $60,077.66 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMONACO, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,077.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERING, ELIZABETH Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,077.21 Date 09/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DEBORAH I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,075.71 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKULA, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,075.55 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALE, MARTA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,075.21 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, YVONNE G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,075.17 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZA, GERMAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $60,075.14 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RENE M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $60,074.99 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDUN, MEREDITH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,074.85 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, WILLIAM J Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,074.71 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, DOROTHY J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,074.60 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENA, GREGORY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $60,074.31 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, GAIL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,074.30 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENSKI, BARBARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,074.30 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, LINDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,074.00 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, STEVEN R Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $60,073.61 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAUDO, JOAN Employer name Town of Somers Amount $60,073.18 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, ROBERT D Employer name City of Oneida Amount $60,073.16 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCALLISTER, DIANE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,072.80 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ABRAHAM, III Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,072.26 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, SEAN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,072.21 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,072.12 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDROSIAN, DAMON M D Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,072.08 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSANIO, ELYSE K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,071.83 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINAK, HAROLD J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,071.80 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIANNA, PETER M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $60,071.78 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $60,071.61 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,071.47 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, TEMAN P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,070.98 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System