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 DI FEDE, MARIA Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $72,053.74 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTORONE, MICHAEL G Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $72,053.68 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,052.99 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTHARDT, RENEE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,052.96 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, JOHN E, III Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,052.89 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILMORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,052.56 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CIARA W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,052.54 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN-LINDER, CHRISTINA F Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $72,052.22 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZAK, JAMES M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,052.19 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPSON, JOHN W Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $72,052.09 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEL, GAURI Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,051.46 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHARA, NANCY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,051.46 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGANN, CECILIA M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $72,051.38 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZANOWICZ, KAREN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,051.08 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSMA, THERESA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,050.98 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, MIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,050.80 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINGS, KAREN V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,050.40 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, STEVEN S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,050.40 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTENGALE, CAROL D Employer name Afton CSD Amount $72,050.22 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, PATRICK Employer name City of Rye Amount $72,050.09 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGE, SHERYL L S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $72,050.06 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHNIE, JULINE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,049.96 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESE, MICHAEL C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,049.93 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULDRAREE, CHANON M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,049.47 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, WAYNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,049.31 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, JOSEF A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,049.29 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,048.93 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, CESAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,048.84 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELNICK, JEREMY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,048.63 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, LINDA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,048.50 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, BRYAN S Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,048.26 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENACE, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,047.55 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, JOSEPHINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,047.17 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,046.91 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAUREN E Employer name Department of State Amount $72,046.90 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENDENING, SEAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, FRANCIS T, IV Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, THOMAS G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENETTE, COURTNEY E Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $72,046.90 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGRIZAUSKAITE, VITA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, CARYN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,046.90 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIT, AMANDA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,046.90 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, DI Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, ARI T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,046.90 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNES, MATTHEW T Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $72,046.90 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRIAN M Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRYOTT, JORDAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,046.90 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, ANTHONY P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKOWE, LAURA T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,046.90 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNTER, DAMALI H Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURDYNA, AIMEE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KRISTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIO, MATTHEW L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, FELICIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,046.90 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $72,046.80 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, SHAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,046.69 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $72,046.29 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRILL, JOSEPH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,045.54 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMMING-DAVIS, ALICIA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,044.98 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, VIVIAN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,044.42 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODVINE, DENISE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,044.34 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYKE, DOUGLAS N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,043.83 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKOFF, LAURA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,043.61 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURONEY, PAUL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,043.14 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,042.88 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ROLAND Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $72,042.66 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,042.20 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARTIN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,041.83 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,041.80 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KELLY I Employer name Orange County Amount $72,041.46 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,041.18 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN NATTEN, DARWEN G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,040.91 Date 08/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BERNARD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,040.88 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, JULIA M Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $72,040.06 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHANIA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,040.06 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, CATHRINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,039.81 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,039.62 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KATHERINE L Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $72,039.43 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, BUERIN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,039.32 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, LAURIE A Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $72,039.32 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LUIS A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,039.24 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOHN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,038.99 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASYLYSHYN, JOHN Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $72,038.86 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETSKY, BRUCE R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,038.52 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JESSIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,038.47 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SHANNON Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,038.29 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,038.07 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DALE J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,037.77 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIF, MUSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,037.60 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPLEY, TRACIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,037.38 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHA, WEI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,037.14 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPIO, RONALD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,037.14 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWSKI, PRISCILLA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,037.14 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, MARY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,037.13 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, MAYA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,037.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTINE, KAREN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,036.96 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURKA, JOHN H, JR Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,036.76 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, SARAH W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,036.74 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System