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 STONE, RANDY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,316.40 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,316.40 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZOVEC, DONNA M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $59,316.07 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, BRADLEY Employer name Madison County Amount $59,316.06 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RICKY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,315.98 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS-JOYNER, VANESSA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,315.61 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,315.21 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, STEPHEN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,315.18 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,314.30 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT-CLEMENTE, BETH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,314.29 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,314.27 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, TAMBRA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,314.12 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUDICHINE, ROUSLAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,313.74 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, JESSICA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,313.72 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JEFFREY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $59,313.62 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, LA MORN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,313.53 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINCO, FRANK M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $59,313.37 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JEREMY A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $59,312.83 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, LE FRED M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,312.55 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSE M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,312.51 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, HOWARD J Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,312.38 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DAWN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,312.36 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACHE, KELLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,312.23 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASIENTO, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,312.11 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOS, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,311.97 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLIANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,311.20 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUBBO, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,311.02 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ERNEST L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,310.32 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, NEIL J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,310.13 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, JORGE L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $59,309.83 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARILOTTA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,309.60 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,309.31 Date 03/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSINI, ERIN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,309.09 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESIO, JOHN R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $59,309.06 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, SUSAN K Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $59,308.98 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOIA, STEVEN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,308.71 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILOTTA, LORI A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $59,308.64 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATES, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,308.35 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $59,308.28 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, MATTHEW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,308.15 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNNALLS, AMANDA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,307.73 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, NOREEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,307.69 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPUN, ALICE L Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $59,306.72 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, DIANE K Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $59,306.31 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DAVID J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,306.10 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBURNE, VALERIE L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,305.98 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SANDRA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,305.74 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PETER H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,305.53 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, MICHAEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $59,305.33 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCURUTO, LANCE M Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $59,305.00 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIO, DAVID A Employer name Warren County Amount $59,304.99 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, HOLLY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,304.74 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, JASON C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,304.73 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,304.67 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, STEPHEN M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,304.28 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GORDON J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $59,304.05 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, DORIS G Employer name Greene County Amount $59,303.93 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, DAVID R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $59,303.34 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORION, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $59,303.28 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSBERRY, EVELYN A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,302.92 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHARLES G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,302.56 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, STEPHEN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,302.56 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOSHUA T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,301.94 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAYMOND G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,301.62 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLKOMM, ROSEMARY T Employer name Orange County Amount $59,301.54 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANZ, BETH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,301.43 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, MELISSA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,301.42 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,301.22 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOJEC, MATTHEW Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,301.15 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, CARMELA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,301.05 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, WILLIAM C Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,301.01 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,300.53 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CORETTA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,300.35 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIULIO, KATHRYN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,300.14 Date 08/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, SHANNON V Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,300.02 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERWALD, MOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,299.84 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATTRASS, JACQUELINE Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,299.72 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, LUCE I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,299.69 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, THOMAS H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,299.45 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,299.17 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CRYSTAL N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,298.99 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, TEJAS H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,298.99 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAWERT, AMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,298.86 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERE, DOUGLAS K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,298.71 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, MELANIE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,298.61 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, WAYNE W Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $59,298.56 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMIE, MARCUS D Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $59,298.56 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, CHERYL K Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $59,297.65 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JEFFREY L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,297.61 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONNEAU, SUSAN V Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,297.57 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICINOTTI, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $59,297.33 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZI, RICHARD M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,297.12 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,296.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBERT B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,296.67 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBRO, BENJAMIN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,295.99 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ERIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,295.57 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, RICHARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,295.52 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARK A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,295.28 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JOAN C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,294.94 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKLE, KENDRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,294.56 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System