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 WALLACE, AKOSUA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $59,414.20 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASILVA, JAMIE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,413.82 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KEVIN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $59,413.54 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS REIS, LUCY A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $59,413.28 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,413.27 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, RICHARD R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,413.01 Date 02/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,412.89 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CYNTHIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,412.61 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, LEI F Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $59,412.50 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, LLOYD Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,412.48 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,412.33 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS-MALLETT, FELICIA ANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,411.89 Date 08/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RON, AARON J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $59,411.56 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, RAFAEL J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,411.08 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPA, SCOTT G Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,411.06 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $59,410.80 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARE, RAYMOND A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $59,410.63 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BREENA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,410.63 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOEL W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,410.62 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, NEMESIO Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,410.52 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, LORI G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,410.28 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDEN, ADRIENNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,410.20 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBEN, ORIEL M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,409.59 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIROLA, LUCILLE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,409.35 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, DARLENE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,409.20 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDY, ROBERT A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $59,409.13 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RACHO, LEONETTE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,408.86 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $59,408.61 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BREAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,408.35 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RYAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,408.34 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, JACQUELYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,408.01 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOSKE, MARK C Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,407.88 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIE, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $59,407.81 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, HINGWAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,407.71 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DWAYNE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,407.67 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKY G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,407.55 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,407.21 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, LEAH M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,407.14 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, LISA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,407.14 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSH, CANDICE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,407.12 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, TIMOTHY R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,406.57 Date 10/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CESLIE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,406.28 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOSTO, NANCY H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,406.28 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAL, GREGORY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,406.28 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESYE, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $59,406.28 Date 08/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINS, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Concord Amount $59,406.15 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-ZUNIGA, LUCY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,405.84 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JONATHAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,405.37 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONE, ANTONIO Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $59,405.20 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUIGGAN, THOMAS G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,405.03 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,404.51 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALY, RAYMOND D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,404.16 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, TAMMY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,403.74 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,403.54 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, DEBORA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $59,403.49 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMANIS, AIJA R Employer name Albany County Amount $59,402.95 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TERENCE J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,402.89 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, VINCENT Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $59,402.85 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,402.64 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LAWRENCE D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,402.57 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, FARAH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,401.83 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TRACE E Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,401.09 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, RAFAEL E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $59,401.02 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, ROCHELLE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,400.87 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, JOSE L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,400.86 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMLICH, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,400.70 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADIPANE, JOHN T Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $59,400.64 Date 12/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JOSE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $59,400.57 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALLEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $59,400.29 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,400.13 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,400.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDICK, KELLY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,400.05 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SIMONE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,399.99 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, EILEEN S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,399.75 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JORDAN H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,399.30 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDONIO, PETER B Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,398.58 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,398.57 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVITT, FLORA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,398.28 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, LINDA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $59,398.21 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Broome County Amount $59,398.11 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDIG, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,398.08 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIETER, TODD M Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,398.01 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, ALBERTO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,397.96 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHARON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,397.93 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBREE, LAURIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,397.81 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA SERRA, JOSEPH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,397.64 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRIAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,396.87 Date 02/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOHN Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $59,396.52 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, STEPHANIE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,396.20 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,396.04 Date 01/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEN, MARISOL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,396.03 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $59,395.91 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SCOTT J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,395.35 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUANITA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $59,395.15 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSIVIERO, PATRICIA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $59,395.15 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, GAETANO Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,395.09 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, KAMARIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,394.47 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZCZYK, RYAN A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,394.09 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDOU, TAMMY JO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,393.86 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOCH, RUTH D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,393.86 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System