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 SMITH, GARY R Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $65,951.75 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLI, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $65,951.66 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MINI J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,951.64 Date 08/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKELL, CHRISTY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,951.40 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, CHERYL A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $65,951.07 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,950.90 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, SUSAN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $65,950.43 Date 11/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, CARLA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,950.42 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MAIREAD Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $65,950.30 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $65,949.73 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, AMY M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $65,949.70 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, KEVIN L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $65,949.61 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ANEUDY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,949.56 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TONYA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,949.36 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSER, ROBERT H Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,949.09 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, SAI G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,948.83 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEPEGBA, BUSAYO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $65,948.64 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABARI, MARIE A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $65,947.44 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KAREN M Employer name Washington County Amount $65,947.18 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, OLIVIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,947.12 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, ROBERT A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $65,947.06 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKI, KIMBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,946.88 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MARK A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,946.67 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KATHRYN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,946.19 Date 12/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOTOLO, PAUL M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $65,945.93 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $65,945.89 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WENDY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,945.87 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOFFRE, GAETANO Employer name City of Rye Amount $65,945.39 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,945.33 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, STEFANI A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,945.03 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, JACOB A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,944.85 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELMANN, DOREEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,944.73 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, RONDA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,944.54 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, J KEVIN Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,944.30 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMON, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $65,944.08 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, RANDOLPH C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,943.97 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JESSICA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $65,943.86 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DEBRA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,943.65 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMA, GINA T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,943.52 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKIS, HOWARD C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,943.34 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLO, SARAH J Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $65,942.96 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EUGENE C, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,942.88 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DEBRA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,942.85 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, WILLIAM Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,942.69 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAKEMA S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $65,941.84 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MICHELLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,941.80 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIN, STEPHANIE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,941.74 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, JAMES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,941.53 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GARY A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $65,941.48 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $65,941.44 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, MARY JO Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $65,940.74 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, LESIE S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,940.65 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENZA, MICHAEL S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,940.37 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MELISSA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,940.35 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, BERARDINO Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $65,939.62 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $65,939.28 Date 05/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERIC L Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,939.22 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCH, KEITH D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,939.15 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKIERSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $65,938.82 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADASAK, LAWRENCE P Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $65,938.47 Date 12/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIAK, KEVIN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $65,938.12 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARD, TERI L Employer name Orange County Amount $65,938.02 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $65,937.70 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYGOOD, JOANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,937.39 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $65,937.31 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERS, ERIN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,936.78 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, MATTHEW K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $65,936.74 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,936.53 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALDS, TYRONE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,936.44 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSON, KATE C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $65,936.30 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JUSTIN M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,936.22 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, JOSEPH P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,936.02 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENER, MONICA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,935.99 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, JUDY C Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $65,935.30 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASON, MARY ANN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,934.82 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,934.63 Date 01/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,934.58 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, AARON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,934.17 Date 01/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRCELLI, FRANK Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,934.17 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIST, AMANDA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $65,934.04 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $65,933.38 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMMER, COLIN C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $65,933.23 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, JANIS S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,932.52 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ENTEE, GARY L Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $65,931.99 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOHN E, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,931.98 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERCADO, ANGELITA Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $65,931.90 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCKETTI, VICTORIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,931.14 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELONI, MARCELLO N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,930.89 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,930.41 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKS, DEBRA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,929.79 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Orange County Amount $65,929.65 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LARA V Employer name Orange County Amount $65,929.65 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBTZICK, RONALD G Employer name West Webster Fire District Amount $65,929.31 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,928.80 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEBERG, ALAN C Employer name Orange County Amount $65,928.79 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTENDEN, LEROY M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $65,928.44 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, DIANA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,928.44 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, WILLIAM B Employer name City of Kingston Amount $65,928.39 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LISA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,928.16 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENFELDER, LYNNE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $65,928.11 Date 08/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System