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 WEGMAN, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,466.50 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENADO, HELENE Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $64,465.92 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,465.49 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $64,465.28 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TAMARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,465.26 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MARIA S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,465.18 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, ELIZABETH K Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $64,465.06 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARGAROVA, ANZHELA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $64,464.78 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SANDRA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,464.35 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, DOUGLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $64,464.26 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, JEANNE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $64,463.69 Date 03/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOLA, SUNNY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,463.69 Date 09/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, JOHN Employer name Orange County Amount $64,463.51 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASHEAW, EARL R Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $64,463.48 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANSKY, ROBIN E Employer name Albany County Amount $64,463.47 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,463.46 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CRUZ A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $64,463.17 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, ERIN E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $64,462.92 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TEDRA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,462.87 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKWARE, KENNETH W Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $64,462.25 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, BRIAN J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $64,462.22 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBHAM, OLIVIA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $64,461.85 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, LORETTA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,461.70 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELETZ, STEPHEN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,461.28 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DEAN G, II Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,460.65 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,460.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYASO, DOLORES Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $64,459.54 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,459.07 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKERT, HENRY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $64,458.64 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MARIE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $64,458.56 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDE, DONALD L Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $64,457.91 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, DAVID P, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,457.89 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYEKU, MARKSON Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $64,457.53 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, GLEN D Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $64,457.48 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSTEROWICZ, DANIEL G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,457.33 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $64,457.27 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,456.77 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, EDWARD R, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $64,456.67 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIARO, ELLEN Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $64,456.56 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKESSINIS, KAREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,456.34 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHELE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $64,455.94 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMATIER, MARK H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,455.91 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ASTON N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,455.88 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, MOLLIE J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $64,455.84 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIACOMO, ROBERT A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,455.73 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRI, TRACY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,455.64 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LAURENCIO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,454.88 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, PAUL A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $64,454.68 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, THERESE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $64,454.42 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, MELISSA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,454.35 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHERINE A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $64,454.31 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, SHAWANA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,454.00 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, CHARLES J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $64,453.75 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $64,453.73 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,453.51 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, ALEKSANDR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,452.96 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, SEAN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $64,452.80 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAN, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,452.65 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ROBERT A Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,452.54 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, DENNINE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,452.35 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLENDONK, CHRISTOPH B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $64,452.31 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, CONNIE W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,451.11 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETCHELL, MATTHEW H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $64,451.02 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA-TRIGILIO, JACQUELINE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,450.90 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, DEBORA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,450.85 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABD EL GHAFAR, DENICA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $64,450.82 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMMIE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,450.57 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ROGER A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $64,450.26 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KRISTEN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,450.15 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEZAR, KELLY L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,450.11 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, BARBARA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $64,450.06 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, GEORGE K Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $64,450.00 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MICHELLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,449.87 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINALDI, LAURA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $64,449.70 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, LEONARD G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $64,449.60 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KAREN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,449.58 Date 07/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BRIAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,449.15 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZIUK, BRANDON S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,448.89 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIOU, TED E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,448.57 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, DAVID C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,448.16 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, LEE ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,447.97 Date 12/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, SHANNON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,447.96 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LINDA A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $64,447.66 Date 02/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $64,447.49 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, VIVET C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,446.98 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SUZANNE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,446.49 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, JOYCE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,446.24 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, FERRIS G Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,446.16 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, LORI L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,445.97 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIDO, JAMES L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,445.92 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JEFFREY G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,445.39 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWYERS, KAY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,444.74 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, MARIA L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $64,444.63 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,444.50 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, KELLY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,444.46 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SCOTT E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,444.02 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MEGHAN E B Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $64,443.91 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JASON C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,443.81 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,443.45 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMERA, JOHN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,443.10 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System