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 LENNON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,746.82 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $66,746.78 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCUDERO, FAVIO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,746.64 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VERONIQUE F Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $66,746.44 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATIN, TONI J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,746.08 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSON, CHAD M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,745.99 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, EMMETT L, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,745.79 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACH, ALEXANDER J, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $66,745.54 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, TERRY ANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,745.47 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING-BUCKLEY, APRIL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,745.46 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, JOANNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,745.46 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, DANIEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,745.19 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, LUANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,745.17 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,745.05 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISOTSKY, AARON J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $66,744.91 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUCHLIN, JEFFREY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,744.56 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,744.51 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGANDREAS, STEVEN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $66,744.49 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $66,744.45 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DENISE F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,744.43 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DAVID N Employer name Ulster County Amount $66,744.38 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA-HUANG, ROSLYN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,744.08 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, JAY E Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $66,744.04 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEIDHART, NINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,743.77 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICINSKI, SANDRA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,743.65 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZKOWSKI, LESLIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $66,743.04 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $66,743.01 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BEVERLY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,743.01 Date 11/10/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMONDI, CHRISTIAN B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,742.90 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBRA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,742.65 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEY, JAMES R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,742.39 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, PATRICIA N Employer name Essex County Amount $66,742.28 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, BARBARA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,742.22 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ROGER C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $66,742.19 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JENNIFER L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,741.73 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, BRYAN K Employer name Tioga County Amount $66,741.02 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, KIM S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,740.60 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELISSA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,740.50 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSTANOSKI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $66,740.36 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TROY K D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,740.20 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVO, CONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,739.51 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, SHANNON A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,739.45 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, ROSEMARY Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,739.22 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, GRACE J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,738.20 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, RITA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,738.00 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, AMANDA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,738.00 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,737.78 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CRAIG Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,737.64 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURTLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orange County Amount $66,736.59 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, VINCENT Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $66,736.44 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,736.42 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGG, ANDRE A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,736.21 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,735.98 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIMAN, MARTIN A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,735.57 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVER, JOSEPH R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,735.39 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, PATRICIA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $66,735.20 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ED Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $66,735.08 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS E Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $66,734.76 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MADONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,734.72 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEHLE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,734.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTI, DANETTE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $66,734.60 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, PATRICK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,734.58 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,734.23 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERMAN, JOHN P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,734.16 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DARLENE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,734.15 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, STEVEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,734.11 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,734.03 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DENISE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $66,733.92 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, KATHLEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,733.76 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, NICOLE M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $66,733.71 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, STEVEN T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $66,733.65 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, PAMELA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,733.59 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BEVIN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,733.35 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JUDITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,733.07 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LORRAINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,733.07 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $66,732.66 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, FRANCIS G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,732.60 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETTWOCH, KIMBERLY L Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $66,732.52 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVIN, NICHOLAS G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,732.39 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUGALSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $66,732.32 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOANNE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,732.11 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, MAUREEN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,732.03 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOELEN, JO ANNE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $66,732.00 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK K Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $66,731.80 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINES, TANISHA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,731.08 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELL, BRIAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,731.04 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, JOSE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,730.84 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, CYNTHIA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,730.43 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, DANIEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,730.37 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,730.21 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, DONNA Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $66,730.15 Date 09/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORYSINSKI, HANNAH F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,729.96 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, CHERI M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,729.94 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAB, MICHELLE M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $66,729.77 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOSHUA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $66,729.67 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, KELLY LEE Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $66,729.34 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, TERRY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,729.32 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $66,728.64 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT LEE, JR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $66,728.62 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $66,728.31 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System