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 READER, MARY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMETA, DONNA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZWILL, ANDREA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JANICE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARLENE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 05/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, KATHRYN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, CATHELINE T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $65,494.57 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKE, MARK T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,494.57 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DOUGLAS L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, MARGARET A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, LAURIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,494.57 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, JEANNE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $65,494.30 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACERINO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $65,494.22 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, LATONYA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,494.21 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, PAUL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,493.03 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,492.87 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SONIA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $65,492.87 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANCINE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $65,492.50 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONGHETTI, GLORIA A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $65,492.44 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, KENNETH J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,491.82 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, DARLENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,491.82 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACTON, LORRAINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,491.66 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOSEPH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,491.58 Date 01/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,491.21 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, STEPHEN L Employer name Erie County Amount $65,490.14 Date 08/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, JOANNE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $65,489.84 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLI, SHANNON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,489.51 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,489.29 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CANDACE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,489.26 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,489.17 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, RICHARD J Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,489.13 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINGHAM, HOWARD F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,489.10 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, JOCELYN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,488.66 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXTANCE, CYNTHIA C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $65,488.10 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUBIG, THOMAS F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,488.00 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENKER, KRISTA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,487.85 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, AARON J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,487.67 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURBEAU, MARY LEE Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,487.66 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKOWSKI, LESLIE G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,487.41 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $65,486.77 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDOS, MICHAEL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,486.75 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JAMES R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,486.74 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY-MC EACHERN, ELLEN R Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $65,486.49 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMEK, NICOLE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,486.29 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEROS-WINDLEY, CARLA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,486.21 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JARRED M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $65,486.12 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JOSE L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $65,486.10 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHEIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,486.07 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, CAROL A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $65,485.95 Date 02/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, DAVID L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $65,485.89 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, VINCENT E Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $65,485.64 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, AMY M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $65,485.33 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,485.14 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,484.68 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODIE, LARRY T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,484.49 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, DOWELL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,484.43 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ALAN S Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $65,484.28 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, RICHARD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,484.26 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARATSOLE, KEVIN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,484.03 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULKINGHAM, MARGARET A Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $65,483.98 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALANICK, VICKY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $65,483.86 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, LORRIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $65,483.86 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, JEANNINE B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,483.86 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, HEATHER MCNAMARA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,483.86 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $65,483.54 Date 10/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVATELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,483.05 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, PATRICIA B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,483.03 Date 07/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZE, THOMAS W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $65,482.96 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARJES, KYLE F Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $65,482.60 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, JOHN E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $65,482.15 Date 10/11/1954 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JEREMY M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $65,481.60 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAR, DAVID, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,481.39 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRA, DEBORAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,481.24 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PRESTON W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $65,480.44 Date 05/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDITA, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $65,480.25 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JOSHUA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,480.04 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, THOMAS W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,479.91 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, KATHLEEN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,479.78 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPRYGADA, DAVID S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,479.34 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, COURTNEY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,479.00 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RICHARD C Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $65,478.73 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JASON P Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $65,478.52 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, MICHELLE Employer name Erie County Amount $65,478.27 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, ANGELA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,478.07 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESOLD, MELANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,478.04 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, GARY R Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $65,477.98 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, ALEJANDRA P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,477.74 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZKOWSKI, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,477.65 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRANDON W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,476.99 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHARITY E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $65,476.99 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDUARDO U Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,476.70 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, JANET A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $65,475.83 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, JAMES T Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,475.41 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, JOSHUA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,475.23 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,474.84 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, KRISTY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,474.76 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rome Amount $65,474.65 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, CHARLES A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,474.60 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, JASON T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,474.59 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWACKHAMER, ANNE K Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,474.15 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System