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 HOLMES, ALICIA S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $59,481.16 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,480.91 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FLOYD N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,480.76 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHIECHIO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $59,480.34 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $59,479.97 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CAROLYN E Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $59,479.84 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVOPOULOS, ALEXANDRA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $59,479.68 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, MARYJANE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $59,479.31 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAMOROS, HECTOR A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $59,479.27 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,479.25 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ANDREW P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $59,478.58 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, TIFFANY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,478.28 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTACCIO, PAUL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,478.25 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVIA, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $59,478.24 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,478.00 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOFATTO, SCOTT R Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $59,477.84 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $59,477.48 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,477.38 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ALFONSO R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $59,477.12 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, OLAF K, JR Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,477.04 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JUDITH J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,476.89 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENCHE, ALEX U Employer name Town of Southold Amount $59,476.84 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, AARON M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,476.75 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BARBARA A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $59,476.51 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, JOSEPH E Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,476.48 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILETTI, JACLYN M Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $59,476.33 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASCANDOLA, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,476.32 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, SUSAN H Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,475.98 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,475.91 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANNABELLE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,475.85 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR-WILLIAMS, CHERYL D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $59,475.78 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,475.60 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENT, JASON S Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $59,475.58 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ENID P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,475.19 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIA, TARA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,475.12 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, WILLIAM R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,474.88 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECULES, DEBORAH R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,474.88 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KEVIN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,474.80 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA Employer name Orange County Amount $59,474.51 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,474.48 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARTIN B Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $59,474.17 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,473.57 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $59,473.53 Date 05/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,473.48 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NTSIKELELO F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,473.32 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, SUSAN A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $59,473.20 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,473.03 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, TIMOTHY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,472.89 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DARREN Q Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,472.67 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBROUGH, JOHN L Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $59,472.54 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SARAH J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,472.24 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMS, ANTOINE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,472.03 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAGLIATO, DENNIS Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $59,472.00 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,471.74 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, MARY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,471.57 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,471.57 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, WINFIELD S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,471.57 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, MYRNA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,471.57 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, KRISTINA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,471.14 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, THERESA A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,471.11 Date 02/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGER, KARL F, JR Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,471.00 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, HARRY T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,470.82 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, ROBERT J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,470.74 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, KURT K Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $59,470.63 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $59,470.62 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, MICHAEL C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,470.41 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, MARIA T Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,470.33 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, MARY P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,470.23 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEZEN, AMY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,470.23 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRIAN K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,470.21 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, EDITH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,470.19 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN F Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $59,469.87 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RAYSHELL R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,469.45 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HENRY R Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $59,469.16 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNITO, MATTHEW T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $59,469.04 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANORA, EDWARD T Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $59,469.00 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBER, DAVID P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,468.72 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, KATHRYN E Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,468.29 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEGZIK, DEREK L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,468.29 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNARI, JAMES M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $59,468.17 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ANTHONY P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,467.87 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, MELANIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,467.62 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,467.08 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MICHAEL E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,467.05 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDOTA, JOHN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,466.93 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CONNIE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,466.87 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDA, LINDA Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $59,466.32 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALCK, RONALD W Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $59,465.87 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOJO, RONALD E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,465.50 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $59,465.45 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,465.41 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORWICH, REGINA W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,465.27 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, STEPHEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,464.82 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOLE, KAELYNN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,464.50 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSDALL, DEBORAH Employer name Broome County Amount $59,464.34 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, ANDREW J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $59,464.08 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, RICHARD H Employer name Madison County Amount $59,463.96 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, KRISTEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,463.92 Date 05/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBLER, LAWRENCE S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,463.41 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GARY S Employer name Orange County Amount $59,463.39 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System