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 DE THOMASIS, KATHLEEN Employer name Albany County Amount $64,700.05 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TOYCE T Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $64,699.96 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,699.80 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCH, SHAWN E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,699.79 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, JOSEPH F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,699.73 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, YDELINA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $64,698.98 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, MARA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $64,698.97 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, DARLENE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $64,698.86 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCIR, ALAN R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $64,698.85 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MAUREEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $64,698.64 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCSHANE, DONA MARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,698.64 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, EMILY Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $64,698.56 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULK, ROGER P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,698.53 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKIN, RICHARD W Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,698.32 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODDY, JAMES E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,698.24 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, PATRICIA Employer name Orange County Amount $64,698.19 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSER, BARBARA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $64,697.81 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, LESLIE N Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,697.61 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, TERESA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,697.60 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRAD K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,697.20 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARIE C B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,697.03 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, HEATHER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,697.02 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JEREMIAH E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,696.94 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMMING, THOMAS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,696.58 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM T, II Employer name City of Hornell Amount $64,696.56 Date 06/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMIOF, JONATHAN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,695.62 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIFKA, CERISSA M Employer name Albany County Amount $64,695.49 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, NANCY P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $64,695.43 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, SHERRI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,695.29 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBLI, MARION M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,695.02 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, WAYNE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,694.86 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAHER-SOZZI, BRIDGID Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,694.86 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, ROBIN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,694.86 Date 05/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERTZER, HOWARD Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,694.86 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CLYDE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,694.86 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, DORENE K Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $64,694.84 Date 10/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOREK, LAWRENCE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,694.48 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $64,694.28 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,694.11 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAVID A Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,693.46 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, AKOSUA G Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,693.45 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMECANGELO, DAVID J Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,693.43 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTIER, JILL P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,693.42 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, GEORGE W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,693.30 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, DEBORAH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,693.02 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, TAMUNOKURO F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,693.00 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAXBERG, FERN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,692.01 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,691.91 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $64,691.59 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,691.55 Date 04/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, LAKISHA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,691.39 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, KATHERINE S Employer name Webster CSD Amount $64,691.23 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EUGENIA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,691.07 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLNER, THOMAS H Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,691.06 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, SEAN K Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,691.00 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITI, JOSEPH T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,690.86 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,690.67 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ASHLEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,690.65 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNACE, MARIE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,690.45 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,690.32 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLATO, MARY JANE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,690.31 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, KIMBERLY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,690.13 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEWELLING, ZACHARY R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $64,689.51 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, PHILIP C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $64,689.27 Date 10/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, RICHARD J Employer name Department of State Amount $64,689.17 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JANET L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $64,689.07 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $64,688.92 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFER, WENDY G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,688.82 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, MICHAEL J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $64,688.40 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBO, CULLEN L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $64,688.17 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, EDWARD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,688.07 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, ANITA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,688.00 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STEVEN B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,687.93 Date 03/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, WILLIAM V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,687.38 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, KIMBERLY F Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,687.26 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,687.22 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOWIECKI, MICHELE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $64,687.17 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PETER G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $64,686.93 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDRE A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $64,686.84 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEDHAM, COREY R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $64,686.83 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, SAMUEL T Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $64,686.79 Date 05/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHRER, TAMMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,686.78 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRERA, VINCENT Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $64,686.54 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROSEMARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,686.37 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIBBS, ANDRE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,686.07 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATALOV, VASILY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,685.43 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,685.38 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBOS, HENRY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $64,684.89 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LEVI Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $64,684.67 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, ANDREW R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $64,684.63 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, MICHAEL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $64,684.48 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LEO P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,684.38 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISLER, FRANK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,684.20 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, EDWIN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,684.12 Date 08/31/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BARBARA JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,683.53 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, MAUREEN Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $64,683.01 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUST, PAMELA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,682.78 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PAT F Employer name Town of Kent Amount $64,682.71 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGSHAW, MELTON H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $64,682.66 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUETTER, MARIA LENA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,682.58 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System