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 GIBSON, MARILYN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,906.37 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,906.09 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, MARCIA D Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $68,905.86 Date 12/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, PAMELA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,905.82 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, SAMUEL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $68,905.67 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, JORDAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,905.59 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISGRAU, CAROLYNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,905.55 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUDER, ERIC J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $68,905.45 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITKREUTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $68,905.29 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, CARMEN B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $68,904.94 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,904.94 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,904.44 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, ERIC J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $68,903.96 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAS, GAYLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,903.74 Date 09/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,903.74 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, MARY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,903.74 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRACKER, EDITH ANN Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $68,903.62 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, KADY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,903.60 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTZ, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,903.59 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORR, DAVID W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,902.94 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINDS, ANDREW T Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $68,902.59 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN-SULLIVAN, SUZANNE B Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,901.46 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWANTDESAI, PRAVINSINH G Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,901.27 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $68,900.29 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, KAILYNN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,900.08 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENITO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $68,900.00 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, LOUIS E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,899.96 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HELEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,899.07 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTIS, PAUL C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,898.77 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICANDRO, THOMAS P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,898.04 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,897.75 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSSI, WENDY L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,897.47 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETINA, TAMARA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,897.14 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILO, WILLIAM J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,897.04 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $68,897.01 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGNER, DANIEL T Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,896.83 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSAD, AYESHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,896.70 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GASSE, MARTIN P Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,896.53 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXTED, NICOLE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,896.30 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,896.27 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESITI, MARTHA R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,896.14 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, JOILYNN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,895.95 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, MELINDA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,895.60 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $68,895.53 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOCK, SHAWN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,895.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $68,894.98 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, JEFFREY S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,894.90 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMASANI, RANI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,894.28 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC A Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $68,893.83 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, JEFFREY M, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,893.71 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHARD, RONALD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $68,893.67 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACARELLI, PAUL D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,893.62 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARONDE, MARVA E Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $68,893.12 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, MARIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,893.12 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, MARY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,893.12 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSON, RONDA C Employer name Erie County Amount $68,893.09 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIAN, ANDREW, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,892.98 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESA, FRANK Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $68,892.52 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, KYLE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,892.47 Date 07/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, GERALD W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,891.95 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLEBACHER, MELISSA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $68,891.67 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, FRANK A Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,891.65 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, ANDREW J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $68,891.49 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RAYMOND G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,891.44 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $68,891.06 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, MING Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,891.04 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SANDRA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,891.03 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $68,890.73 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICON, EMY J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $68,890.50 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEER, BRIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,889.64 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,889.07 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERI, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,888.61 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, R THOMAS Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,887.61 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $68,887.36 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIENDECKER, JEFFREY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $68,887.15 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, CAREL R Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,887.01 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAGINSLEY, NICHOLAS F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,886.84 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUMPER, JEFFERY D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $68,886.82 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MATTHEW K Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,886.82 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWE, WILLIAM N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,886.53 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, IAN M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $68,886.16 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,885.98 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, DEBRA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,885.56 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, ADAM S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,885.45 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEASON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,885.33 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $68,885.05 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LESLIE K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,884.96 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARK J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,884.79 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANIEL Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $68,884.43 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, JILL Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,884.24 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, MATTIE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $68,883.98 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, KENNETH J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $68,883.90 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASKA, ADRIAN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,883.87 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, OLGA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,883.49 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARGO J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,883.19 Date 10/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, DARLENE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $68,883.02 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, NICOLLE R Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,882.99 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,882.66 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GEORGE F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,882.46 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PAMELA J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $68,882.02 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System