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 BERNARD, GISELLE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMODARAN, SAJU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, ERNST Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JI, MINJUNG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARSHAVSKAYA, INNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAFAI, GHASSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MOHAMMED J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES-RODRIGUEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $64,353.38 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNARELLA, LINDA R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, URSULA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCHISE, LOUIS G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, MARTIN J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON-ADAMS, LEIBA C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, TA-FU Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,353.38 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, LILLIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,353.38 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAUNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JOHN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JILL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, BILLY K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, MARITZA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, KIMLYN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ALAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROYSMAN, ASYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, JOURIL A N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTZA, KERRI T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRONOVA, SVETLANA I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, MOHAMED I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYIBORHORO, ONAKPOMA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFA, FIKIRTE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,353.38 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINEO, JAHAIRA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,353.38 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, TRACY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,353.38 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $64,353.04 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOS, SUSAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,352.91 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISTWOOD, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,352.58 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPE, RICHARD H, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $64,352.04 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCE, DANIEL O Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $64,352.00 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, VINCENT A Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,351.95 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLUM, JOY R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,351.82 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, JOSEPH H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,351.81 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, GERARD E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,351.27 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, JUAN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,350.66 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGE, PAUL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,350.64 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, CHRISTINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,350.43 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDINKA, HOLLY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,350.32 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, GAIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,350.21 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RENEE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,350.00 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, GAEANN V Employer name Somers CSD Amount $64,349.82 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSHEARS, EUGENE Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $64,349.59 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, JOSEPH M Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,348.89 Date 07/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHLINGER, BRIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,348.76 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSANO, LISA D Employer name Quogue UFSD Amount $64,348.62 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLO, PAUL A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $64,348.35 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, SHU F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,347.87 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,347.75 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALOSKY, GEORGE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,347.27 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JOANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,347.15 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSE E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $64,346.75 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $64,346.72 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDLICH, JOLENE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,346.60 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADLEE, GEORGE W Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $64,346.41 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CAROLYN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,346.11 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, JULIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,345.86 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERNOIS, EARL E, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $64,345.81 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, TRACI N Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,345.57 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESS, TERESA C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,345.05 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRANCES H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,344.86 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMIGLIO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $64,344.73 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $64,344.63 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, MARYBELL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,344.49 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINKA, BARBARA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,344.33 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, EUGENE M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $64,344.28 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVENCAMP, RYAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,344.18 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, ALBERT C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $64,343.98 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, TINA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,343.84 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,343.68 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSEPH J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $64,343.67 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERA, LISA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,343.36 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JACK H Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $64,342.79 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUIVE, MICHELLE N D Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,342.78 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, JEANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,342.68 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKULSKI, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,342.59 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,342.15 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SHEILA M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $64,342.05 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLASALA, DANIEL Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,341.66 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALISA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,341.51 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVI, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Cortland Amount $64,341.41 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLER, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,341.18 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSERMERE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $64,340.73 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, GARY P Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,340.55 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA-AYDIN, CHERRY ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,340.39 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MARTIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,340.12 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL DUCA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,340.10 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES-WALKER, LISA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,340.06 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADZKI, SETH S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,339.57 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, SHIRLEY I Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $64,339.37 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, KATE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $64,339.36 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $64,339.35 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,339.29 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSONTOS, FRANCES A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,338.78 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, NANCY A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $64,338.68 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System