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, DEBORAH L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $65,451.84 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GRECO, CARMELA Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $65,451.75 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, TERRI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,451.51 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMES Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,451.11 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE-GUZIKOWSKI, KAREN O Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $65,451.08 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,450.60 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPS, JONATHAN B Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,449.46 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, RANDY T Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $65,449.45 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGUS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Erie County Amount $65,449.43 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTON, ALEXANDRE Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $65,449.20 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJDASZ, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, JOHN T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, ANTHONY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, KENNETH S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,449.05 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATE, ADAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,448.34 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, MICHELLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,448.32 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, LUCAS I Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,448.29 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOCKAL, CHARLES M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $65,447.90 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BRIAN E Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $65,447.56 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, LORI M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $65,447.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIMENSON, LEE R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,447.40 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $65,446.79 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRIDGE, STEVEN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,446.48 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, JEFFREY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,446.42 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANNETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,446.34 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $65,446.23 Date 10/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,446.15 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRYVER, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,446.02 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAUPT, MARK J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,445.93 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,445.89 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGSEN, CLARENCE T Employer name Chenango County Amount $65,445.72 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $65,445.56 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, RICHARD W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,444.92 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, EVE MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,444.42 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES E Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,443.93 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JERRY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,443.75 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, GLENN Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,443.74 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, EUGENE J Employer name Washington County Amount $65,443.71 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, JEFFREY B Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $65,443.64 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZE, MAXINE E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $65,443.62 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $65,443.57 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CRAIG A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,443.43 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, RICARDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,443.30 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, AMANDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,443.13 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLHOSSER, MARIA M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $65,443.05 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYGON, MICHAEL Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,442.74 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLIN, MICHAEL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $65,442.67 Date 11/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEATON, KAREN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,442.50 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, GLENN P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $65,442.47 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLAR, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,441.99 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGG, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,441.95 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, OTIS P Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,441.79 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, JOSEPH E Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,441.40 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, WILLIAM N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,441.14 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, EUGENE H Employer name Albany County Amount $65,440.82 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, MATTHEW J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,440.79 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Delaware County Amount $65,440.71 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUEN, PETER F Employer name Erie County Amount $65,440.52 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, ROBERT R, JR Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,440.46 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSKI, ALLEN H Employer name City of Oneida Amount $65,440.42 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $65,440.20 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,440.09 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENDORF, REBECCA K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $65,440.04 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,439.66 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEATHER G Employer name Erie County Amount $65,439.51 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $65,439.16 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,438.97 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,438.62 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, RAYMOND A Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,438.54 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARING, LISA MARIE Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $65,438.54 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRONZ, TRISHA Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $65,438.35 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARRELLA, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,438.13 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JANET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,437.80 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MEREDITH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,437.76 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, MARIE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,437.56 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, LOIS A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,437.48 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DANIEL B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,437.40 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSLOW, CHRISTINE M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $65,436.71 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADINE, JAMES M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,436.68 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE, NIKISHA A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $65,436.64 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEVAR A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,436.39 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIG, ROBERT D Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,435.99 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIBLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $65,435.89 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDAL, CODY I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,435.76 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHISEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,435.74 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, SEAN M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $65,435.44 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAR, ROBERT S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,435.40 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROFILE, ANTHONY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,435.31 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLA, ANDREA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $65,435.31 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUED, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,435.30 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,435.26 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,435.14 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTMAN-SMARTT, FELICIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,435.13 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMANN, JENNIFER S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,434.68 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIS, JR Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,434.53 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KARI L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $65,434.36 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, GLENN P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $65,434.24 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPERT, SHAUN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,433.95 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System