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 BOWSER, DARRELL C Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $59,197.47 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHENT, NANCY E Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,197.24 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, JOHN P Employer name Orange County Amount $59,197.06 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,196.94 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKIN, SCOTT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,196.91 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BONNIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,196.43 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULEA, CHARLES Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $59,196.17 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, JAMES B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,195.61 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTZ, DAWN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,195.02 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, LISA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,194.98 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, ROBERTO Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,194.89 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $59,194.70 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IODICE, MARK J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,194.23 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, ALEXANDER M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $59,194.22 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFALO, ANTONIA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $59,194.18 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $59,193.97 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVERIZZO, MATTHEW T Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,193.95 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HOWARD R Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $59,193.88 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FLORENTINO, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $59,193.85 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAN, DALIN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,193.82 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIF, JASON L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $59,193.71 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKARD, DAVID J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,193.65 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCZAK, NICHOLA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,193.59 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, JOSEPH C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,193.58 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RANDY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,193.47 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT C Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,193.29 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $59,192.98 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SCOTT M Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,192.59 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULOSE, HELEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,192.35 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, AJUNA K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $59,192.23 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABI, GHULAM Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,192.16 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAURIE A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $59,191.65 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSILOVSKIY, MARK Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,191.65 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FREDERICK H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $59,191.62 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVARELLO, DORA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,191.35 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANON, JANET M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,190.81 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, GIUSEPPE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $59,190.45 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSING, AARON D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,190.42 Date 07/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ANNA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,190.02 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMETO, JEANNETTE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,189.86 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, MICHAEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,189.76 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHELLE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,189.76 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, ROBERT L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $59,189.70 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, WILLIAM A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,189.10 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, MONICA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,188.99 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASEL, MEGHAN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,188.97 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, JACQUELYN C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,188.97 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, BENJAMIN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,188.95 Date 08/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZANTI, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,188.82 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,188.78 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, BETH E, MS Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,188.72 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANCHELLI, CHARLES Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,188.57 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SHAWN B Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $59,188.16 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIRTLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Seneca County Amount $59,187.93 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKAS, MELISSA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,187.73 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,187.70 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, STEVEN Employer name Warren County Amount $59,187.32 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, VERNON V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,187.29 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCIEWICZ, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,186.90 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, COLETTE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $59,186.65 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSTIE, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $59,186.53 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,186.43 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,185.86 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,185.72 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MELISSA A Employer name Washington County Amount $59,185.54 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDESPOOL, ALEXIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,185.51 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, KRISTINA K Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,185.30 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, DONNA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,185.16 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MANUEL A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $59,185.10 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, JO ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,185.00 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDEL, ALLISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,185.00 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,184.53 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RICHARD T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,184.32 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VAUGHN E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $59,184.17 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUCCI, STEPHEN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $59,184.12 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DARREN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,183.92 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JEAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,183.91 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, ERIC P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $59,183.83 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, AARON A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $59,183.74 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $59,183.65 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $59,183.48 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPINO, KRISTIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,183.38 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLA, ERIK C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $59,183.15 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, LEANNE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,182.90 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCHNAGEL, BRETT M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $59,182.69 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NORA F Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $59,182.65 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JEFFREY T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,182.60 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZADA, WALTER E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $59,182.47 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, MICHELE Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,181.90 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATILUS, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,181.50 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNERO, DEBORAH L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $59,181.48 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DORIAN A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $59,181.45 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, ERICA K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,181.42 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, COURTNEY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,180.93 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, CONSTANCE Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,180.92 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, CRAIG J Employer name Albany County Amount $59,180.85 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, AMY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,180.72 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,180.60 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,180.47 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,180.45 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System