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 ORCUTT, KEVIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,988.79 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, FRANCIS E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,988.73 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONETTE, DARYL L Employer name Suffolk Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $59,988.42 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSHINSKI, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,988.17 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, CAROL J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,988.07 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTELLA, BRITNEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,988.00 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MICHELE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,987.97 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, JANICE B Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $59,987.88 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KIRON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,987.69 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, HEATHER T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,987.43 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TRESA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,987.37 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABSHINAK, WENDY A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $59,986.93 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LANDA V Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,986.65 Date 04/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, TAMMY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,986.60 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTUM, RONALD A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $59,986.49 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MIGDALIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,986.46 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIK, THOMAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,986.32 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXIOS, MARISA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,985.68 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARDT, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Erie County Amount $59,985.55 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, WILLARD J, III Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $59,984.54 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSA, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,984.48 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, CHARLES D, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,984.45 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIS, WAYNE F Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $59,983.87 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMONDO, FRANK P Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $59,983.87 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, FLINNETTA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,983.84 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,983.42 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, JOHN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,983.25 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,983.04 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, JOSHUA C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,983.00 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KAREN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,982.83 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $59,982.76 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, MARIANNE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,982.44 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, ARYN A Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $59,982.16 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, EVELYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $59,981.65 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PALO, DOUGLAS S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $59,981.45 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CLIFTON A Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,981.44 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, AUDREY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,981.10 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, FELICA D Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $59,981.08 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DENISE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,981.01 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KHANSA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,980.94 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, LORRAINE B Employer name Orange County Amount $59,980.14 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKIN, KAY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,979.74 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,979.72 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,978.73 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY-CROWN, KAREN E Employer name Orange County Amount $59,978.70 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERALDINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,978.58 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVEDI, MAYUR D Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,978.58 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFMAN, CATHY L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $59,978.16 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $59,978.08 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTUS, ANGELE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,977.91 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZADI, HADI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,977.63 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKOW, DOREEN L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,977.16 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, SUSAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,977.06 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOY, MAUREEN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,977.03 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ERIC I Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $59,976.71 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, CALOGERO, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,976.61 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFF, FRANK H Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,976.61 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,976.38 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, CRAIG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,976.29 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLMAN, ERIKA F Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $59,976.25 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, RAFAEL A, JR Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $59,975.85 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARISSIS, PETER Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,975.41 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, STEPHEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,975.34 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCICH, LISA A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $59,975.31 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACH, SUSAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,975.24 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,974.96 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DAVID J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $59,974.92 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, TARA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $59,974.89 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,974.46 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LA'GIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,974.46 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAY, PAUL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,974.35 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZA, STEVEN A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $59,973.74 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ELIEZER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,973.72 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, TEARE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,973.52 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,973.43 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINA, JESSICA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,972.94 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,972.93 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, JONATHON L Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,972.71 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRESSO, THERESE L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $59,971.70 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, ELLEN G Employer name Erie County Amount $59,971.64 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONIO A Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $59,971.29 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN B, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,970.77 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONTZAMANYS, JASON C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,970.76 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASEVOLI, JEAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $59,970.68 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUELE, DANUTA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,970.62 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ROTEN, DAWN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,970.56 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, LAWRENCE D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,970.26 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $59,970.06 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDA, LUIS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,968.77 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, RONDA M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,968.73 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, MATTHEW C Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,968.64 Date 09/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS-DAY, DIANA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,968.31 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PAUL W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,968.12 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, RONALD Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,967.61 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKOWSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,966.98 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSE, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,966.62 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, DEBRA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,966.40 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SWANZETTA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,966.31 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MORRISSEY, DARLENE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,966.30 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNUM, JOHN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,966.07 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System