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 LA SALLE, KERI L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,395.94 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANO, JACOB T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,395.90 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONICELLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $66,395.85 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MICHAEL H Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $66,395.74 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, BRAD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,395.44 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $66,395.13 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABA, JUAN M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $66,394.44 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DAVID R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,394.15 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, THOMAS R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $66,394.13 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMSTAD, DARLENE L Employer name Chenango County Amount $66,393.50 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, ELLEN G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,393.39 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CRYSTAL C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,393.37 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ROSEANN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,393.23 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, NEIL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,393.15 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHELLE S Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $66,392.51 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAS, THEODORE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,392.47 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,392.14 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROH, DEBRA C Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $66,391.82 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, JONAH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,391.05 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,391.03 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, EVAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,390.37 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,390.36 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, MATTHEW J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $66,390.16 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELWORM, KIM Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,389.70 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, EMILY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $66,389.62 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, KATIE P Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $66,389.60 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, STEPHEN M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $66,389.49 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAFUT, JANET Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $66,389.43 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, MAURA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,388.99 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNES, NOREEN F Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $66,388.67 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARLENE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $66,388.18 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PHILIP R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,387.44 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,387.28 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEBRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,387.18 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUNTLEROY, CHARLES, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,387.15 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBILLA, ROSEMARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,387.13 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDOCK, HAROLD E, JR Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $66,387.09 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREA L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $66,386.16 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, CHRISTINE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $66,386.11 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERDYKE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $66,386.08 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHETERSON, GREGORY V Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $66,385.50 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, CARLOS J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,385.36 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEXTER K Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $66,385.21 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, MICHAEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,385.17 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DALE R, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,384.53 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,384.36 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,384.28 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PACE, BERNARD M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,384.05 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANACOPOULOS, VASILIOS Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $66,383.70 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWAZ, MAGDALENE O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $66,383.56 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYLAND, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $66,383.35 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,383.17 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHANNON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,383.06 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Kent Amount $66,383.05 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, KELLY A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $66,382.23 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DELORES D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,382.02 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JENNIFER E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $66,381.75 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,381.74 Date 05/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MELISSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,381.16 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, JULISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,380.92 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELSIE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,380.92 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIL, BARRY P, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,380.88 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, EBON M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,380.66 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,380.55 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $66,380.41 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGEMI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $66,379.94 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSLER, JOHN G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,379.69 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTENHAUSEN, RICHARD Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $66,379.57 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Utica Amount $66,379.56 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NEIDA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $66,379.13 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PATRICK J, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,378.08 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TIMIKA G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,376.87 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENALCAZAR, PRISCILA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,376.49 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERONI, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,376.44 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HOYOS, DANIEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,376.34 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, JASON Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $66,376.06 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JOSHUAH F Employer name Homer CSD Amount $66,375.96 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMITO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $66,374.89 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVIA, MELINDA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,374.71 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,374.39 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOHN P Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $66,374.09 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JONATHAN E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $66,373.90 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, KARISA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $66,373.58 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, LINDA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,373.31 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,373.31 Date 01/15/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SEAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,373.31 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, WILLIAM P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,373.23 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LORI D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,373.21 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NICOLE C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,373.16 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JEREMY T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,372.64 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, LAURIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,372.61 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JENNIFER R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,372.03 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,372.01 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TANISHA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,371.95 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, DANIEL H Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $66,371.83 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, BRENNA O Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $66,371.81 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JEFFREY D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,371.74 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,371.55 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLAU, ERIC M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,371.24 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWABA, STANLEY Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $66,371.15 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System