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 FOOR-PESSIN, TERRY Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,047.10 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, EDWARD V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,046.86 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, JAMES R Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $59,046.72 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, JOHN P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $59,046.60 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, JOSE E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,046.40 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JESUS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,046.40 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHER, CYNTHIA G K Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $59,046.23 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCARINO, ALLAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,046.00 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMA, ILI Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,045.51 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSIUS, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Milton Amount $59,045.24 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, MICHAEL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,045.22 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CAROLANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,045.20 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MATTHEW A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $59,044.77 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JOHN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,044.71 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $59,044.61 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHARRY, DAVE Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $59,044.60 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ROBERT W Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,044.31 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLON, LISA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $59,044.28 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, DENISE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,044.08 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRETT R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,044.02 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS-SALIH, TRACY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,043.21 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MILDRED G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,043.01 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, TERI A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,042.99 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, RALPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,042.96 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, SHELLY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,042.81 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $59,042.46 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARULO, DANIEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,042.34 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARISA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,042.15 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, SAMUEL D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,042.12 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, BRIAN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,041.84 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, GREGORY Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,041.68 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ERIC P Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,041.56 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOHN-CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,041.26 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ERIN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,041.18 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, CATHERINE H Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $59,040.98 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $59,040.88 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, RACHELLE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,040.64 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,040.47 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, FRANCIS X Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $59,040.18 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUST, STEPHEN K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,040.15 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONI, ANNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $59,040.02 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXUM, EVELYN E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $59,039.62 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, JANET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,039.38 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEET, CHANCEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,039.30 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOPOLD, KARL G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,039.02 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, WALTER H Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $59,038.88 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIOLE, MARK R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,038.87 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHRISTINE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,038.75 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, SANDRA K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,038.23 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,037.94 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ROBERTO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,037.74 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDINGE, WALTER E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,037.43 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, SHAO Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,037.23 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, TERENCE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,037.19 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, RYAN L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,037.02 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICHS, ANNETTE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $59,036.78 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,036.23 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ALEX M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,035.84 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LAUREL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,035.75 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ANNE MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,035.74 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICHINELLO, JUDITH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,035.68 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBIN W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,034.88 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, LEONARD W Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $59,034.60 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VERNON P Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $59,034.60 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,034.43 Date 12/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, STELLA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,034.21 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOHN C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $59,033.65 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, ALVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,033.44 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZZA, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,033.29 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, NORMA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,033.25 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,032.23 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMURO, RACHEL L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,032.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMALSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $59,031.74 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, NOEMI J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,031.70 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, RANDY L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $59,031.11 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAUL W Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,030.72 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,030.64 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, JULIE K Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,030.51 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBARRY, ANDREW D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,030.18 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESWIADOMY, MATHEW R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,029.73 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, OSCAR A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,029.52 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,028.70 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, STEPHEN C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,028.34 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLETT, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,028.22 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CATENA, REGINA F Employer name Orange County Amount $59,027.93 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPAK, PHILIP Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $59,027.75 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MICHAEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,027.73 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERNE, EVELYN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,027.69 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JILLIAN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,027.66 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHYNDERS, LEE ANNE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,027.49 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DANIEL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,027.30 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAENGLE, JOHN A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $59,027.30 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADURA, LOUIS Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,027.17 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JISELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,027.00 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, ELIZABETH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,026.97 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BARBARA E Employer name Broome County Amount $59,026.93 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCAO, PAMMEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,026.90 Date 07/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CECILIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,026.49 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ANNEMARIE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $59,026.27 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECOR, PAUL H Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $59,026.26 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System