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 CLAWSON, BONNIE J Employer name Yates County Amount $65,054.46 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $65,053.61 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, CHARLES V Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,053.58 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, IMRAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,053.44 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CLARISSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,053.00 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MAURICE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,052.67 Date 12/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEGASHIE, DESMOND Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $65,052.43 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,051.41 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,050.86 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, STEVEN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,050.67 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIN, GEORGE Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $65,050.51 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JAMES M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $65,049.94 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, GABRIEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,048.08 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALDING, DAVID B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,047.91 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOIKA, CARRI T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,047.64 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALES, RAMON H Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $65,046.52 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, JOEY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,046.13 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, DESIREE V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,045.94 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, JILL S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $65,045.83 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,045.13 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODAVARTHY, SOUJANYA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,044.92 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, FRANKLIN Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $65,044.79 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, JAMES M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $65,044.77 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,044.55 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PAMELA J Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,044.53 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, MARTIN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,043.89 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KERRIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,043.60 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHN, RICHARD E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,043.48 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, FRANK J Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $65,043.13 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, MARIA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $65,042.69 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JACQUELINE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $65,042.55 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LINDA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,042.34 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $65,041.76 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHER, WILLIAM H Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,041.50 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCONE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,041.08 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $65,040.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, KAREN L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,040.44 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, DARCY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,039.94 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, EDWARD J, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,039.49 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JANICE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,039.32 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, PATRICK J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $65,039.08 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $65,038.82 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,038.78 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERTA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $65,038.48 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KATHLEEN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,038.44 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, MICHAEL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,038.40 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LEILA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,038.22 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, HILLARY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,037.89 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,037.64 Date 07/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, JOHN W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,037.38 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATI, RAYMOND Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,037.32 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTOPELLE, CHARLES P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,036.41 Date 04/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSIAK, JOHN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,036.19 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, WARREN H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $65,035.97 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEECHATT, SAJI P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,035.86 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABONGO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,035.73 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHUR, BRETT H Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $65,034.61 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, RONALD Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $65,034.56 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONMANN, JAMES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,034.55 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO-ALMONTE, MELISSA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,034.44 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, JEAN L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,033.43 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATOON, AISHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,033.35 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SHARON B Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $65,033.33 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MAUREEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,033.30 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, VICTORIA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,033.02 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDEL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $65,032.78 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACRES, DANIELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,032.50 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, JOHN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,032.33 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAWOROWSKI, JAMES W Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,031.90 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONATHAN, SUNITHA P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,031.81 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CINDI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,031.61 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAREY, SHARON A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $65,031.32 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUECKE, SHERYL L Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $65,030.97 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,030.44 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $65,030.20 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JAMES P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $65,030.13 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINLEY, JASON M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $65,030.02 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, KEITH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,029.76 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, HAROLD J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,029.73 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,029.61 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATELA, DANIEL Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $65,029.55 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGANTE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $65,029.44 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, KEVIN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,029.25 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JACK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,029.25 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHGO, ERIK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,029.22 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,028.92 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, GLORIA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,028.48 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $65,028.35 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SERIO, LYNN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $65,027.68 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEANO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,027.40 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATARGA, BARBARA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $65,027.35 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIELLE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,027.16 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICTORIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,026.95 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, RYAN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $65,026.71 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,026.65 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ANDREW A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,026.65 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTARIELLO, ROCCO L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,026.61 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, CRAIG J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $65,026.36 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, SEVERN W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,026.31 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,026.04 Date 04/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System