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 SQUIRES, HAROLD G Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $65,154.57 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, SIU YING Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,154.38 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDLOVICH, LESLIE C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $65,154.30 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGANE, JAMES P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,154.17 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LINNEA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,153.92 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, DAWN A Employer name Orange County Amount $65,153.78 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, LORI M Employer name Orange County Amount $65,153.74 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,153.54 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMABILE, MARK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,153.38 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, GILDA L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,152.82 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOELSEN, KAREN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $65,152.66 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWAY, GARY R Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $65,152.62 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JENNIFER S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $65,152.38 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRACCA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,152.32 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLE, ALEXA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,152.08 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, WILLIAM J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $65,151.71 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOHNNY, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,151.11 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNING, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,150.83 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDERNAGEL, PATRICIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, STEPHANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANOWSKI, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDDINK, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRASSE, SHARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONHARDT, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBOZZO, CELESTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, REGINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, IRENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 07/29/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTEDUCATE, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFAKIOTAKIS, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DOREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, VIVIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,150.80 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, MARLYN L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $65,150.39 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRHART, SARAH E R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,150.10 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, KERRIE A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $65,150.00 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOSSE, ANDREW J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,149.64 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, SCOTT L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,149.28 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, STEFFEN G Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $65,149.04 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPHNIS, ERNST Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,148.53 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ALLEN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,148.50 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKELL, ELENA R Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $65,148.45 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,147.56 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASSINE, TYRELL S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,147.33 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADVARI, KEVIN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,146.64 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGORZELSKI, JAMES S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,145.64 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDESA, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,145.59 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, UDA, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,145.46 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHERY, STEVEN W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $65,145.33 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVERNE, JOSEPH L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,145.02 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DOUGLAS L, II Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $65,144.47 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,144.40 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,144.34 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,143.60 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHBRIDGE, PAMELA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,142.86 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, STEPHANIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,142.86 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, MATTHEW R Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,142.83 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,142.42 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, LOUISE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,142.16 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, YAMILETTE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,142.05 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ROBERTO A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $65,141.14 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESKO, NELIDA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $65,141.00 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSCO, JANET M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $65,141.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, MARIANNE Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $65,140.88 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, COREY M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $65,140.72 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, NINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,140.66 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEVIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,140.51 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,140.40 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, REBECCA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,140.08 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTLING, CHARLES C Employer name Erie County Amount $65,139.77 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, MARSHALL L Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $65,139.69 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONFORONE, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,139.55 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, CASSIE D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $65,139.12 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,139.03 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CRISTINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,139.02 Date 04/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CATHERINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,138.63 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBIN, ALEX Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,138.58 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, MARIA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,138.22 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, DONALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,137.99 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLODYNIA, JOYCE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,137.99 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,137.93 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, CHARLES H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,137.91 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, STACY A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,137.54 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, DARLENE C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,137.43 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, JONATHAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,137.11 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIESZEK, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,135.98 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKOWITZ, DAVID C Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,135.94 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERGEL, MARGARET R Employer name Broome County Amount $65,135.84 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEO, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,135.45 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, DINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,135.19 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MORRIS Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $65,134.95 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JOHN, JR Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $65,134.92 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAIES, KIRK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,134.25 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHETTA, BETTY A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $65,134.13 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MOLLIE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,134.03 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, CYNTHIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,134.01 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, MARTIN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,133.94 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GREGORIO, MARC J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,133.74 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, JULIE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,133.53 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System