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 DARMONT, DAISY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,421.31 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, SHARON E Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,421.30 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,421.30 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKO, ELIOT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,421.27 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, JAMES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,421.24 Date 04/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, BENITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,420.99 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSON-STEVENSON, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $58,420.67 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTOINETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,420.52 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BELINDA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,420.52 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $58,420.39 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAMONTE, NANCY Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $58,419.99 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,419.83 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, MELANIE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,419.76 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DORANN M Employer name Orange County Amount $58,419.75 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, JONATHAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,419.70 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JAMES C Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $58,419.57 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, ROSEANN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,418.83 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, IRAIDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,418.79 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, MARY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,418.66 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, STEVEN W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $58,418.65 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JO-ANNE Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,418.57 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, SALVATORE F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,418.43 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOJNICKI, JERROD L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,418.21 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $58,418.17 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,417.90 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEG, JULIO E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $58,417.77 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, SIOBHAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,417.53 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAURIE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $58,417.50 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHISON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,416.76 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ELI T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,416.62 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEN, DIANE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,416.38 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELL, ARETHA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,416.26 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ELYSE C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,416.12 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SCOTT R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,416.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOUDIKIAN, SHIRLEY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,416.00 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLEY, SCOTT M Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $58,416.00 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, DYLAN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,415.94 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, WILLIAM H Employer name Albany County Amount $58,415.77 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTONEN, MARY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,415.71 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOURKAS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,415.51 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLUSKY, KARL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,415.32 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, PAMELA A Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $58,414.98 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, KELLY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,414.63 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSEPH R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $58,414.63 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JOHN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,414.43 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JOI SMALL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,414.38 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIDOMSKY, ZACHARY C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,414.36 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JEREMIAH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,414.23 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAQUIAS, RAMONA L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $58,414.22 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,414.00 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JUSTIN Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $58,413.66 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, AGNES S Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $58,413.35 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,412.83 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, BARBARA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,412.78 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,412.68 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, ALICIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,412.53 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, CYNTHIA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,412.49 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, JOSEPH E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,412.10 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, NANCY E Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $58,412.01 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, RANAY FRANCES Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,411.91 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACHINO, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,411.60 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, HOLLY M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,411.51 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNICKI, MARTY D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $58,411.50 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ACACIA I Employer name Town of Massena Amount $58,411.26 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY, IRENE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,411.08 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,410.49 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DEBORAH Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $58,410.47 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHEL, VINCENT M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $58,410.29 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, MARTHA A Employer name Erie County Amount $58,410.16 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,409.87 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,409.50 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, JUDSON Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $58,409.35 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,409.16 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, ANN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,409.13 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTREESE, PANSY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,409.05 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,408.90 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,408.80 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANASKY, BEN W, JR Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $58,408.79 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZER, FREDERICK T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,408.69 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHIN, GINA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,408.60 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,408.41 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, LAWRENCE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,408.10 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,407.94 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBMAN, JAY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,407.81 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, LESLIE P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,407.80 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIAPANOS, GEORGE Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $58,407.69 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERS, LYNN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,407.40 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, MORRIS R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $58,406.73 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, BRANDON M Employer name City of Rome Amount $58,406.64 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,406.56 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, DALE S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,406.53 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,405.75 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, CAROLYN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,405.68 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,405.53 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, ROBERT P Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,405.51 Date 04/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, PETER J Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $58,405.26 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, DYLAN A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $58,405.24 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADIGAN, JOHN E, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,405.20 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, MONICA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,405.18 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIER, NANCY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,404.81 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System