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 FARLEO, JON M Employer name City of Olean Amount $64,194.38 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRELLE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,194.35 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBANSKI, DONALD W Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,194.33 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, MARIANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,193.60 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIKLAVA, THOMAS Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $64,193.48 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,192.87 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JOHN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,192.70 Date 02/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUDITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,192.62 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, TRACY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,192.03 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, KECIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,191.65 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RUSSELL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $64,191.45 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAWN, TERRY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,191.44 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,190.61 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LYDIA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $64,190.41 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITZEL, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,189.98 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASHISH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $64,189.66 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, JAMES E Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,189.41 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $64,189.18 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SYLVIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,188.83 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT-GARY, AMIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,188.80 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVON, LAIER MARGARET Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,188.30 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARABA, MARIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,188.09 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKELKE, JOHN K Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $64,188.07 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTACESARIA, JULIANNE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $64,187.92 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, EILEEN T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $64,187.62 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, LYNN C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $64,187.30 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MATTHEW J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $64,187.12 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANI, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,187.08 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, WINIFRED M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $64,186.87 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,186.83 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARI, DEAN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,186.78 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOANNE F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $64,186.31 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSING, JILL Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $64,186.24 Date 08/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, DAVID W Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $64,186.10 Date 11/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTURIK, MARK A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,186.07 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, PETER A Employer name Albany County Amount $64,185.89 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANTHONY D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $64,185.62 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEGLER, STEVEN A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,185.53 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ALAN R Employer name Town of Oakfield Amount $64,185.50 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY E, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,184.64 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $64,184.60 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, NOBUKO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,184.35 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSON, DANIEL W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,184.17 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $64,183.73 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, MARY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,183.60 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, KATHRYN A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $64,182.82 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDECK, DAVID W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,182.34 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTENBERGER, JUDITH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,182.34 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WENDY K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,182.18 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALLECK, HANS Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,181.85 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, WILLIAM T Employer name Village of Upper Nyack Amount $64,181.22 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, WILLIAM E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,181.20 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, CHRISTINE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,181.02 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $64,180.85 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, THOMAS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,180.63 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIAN, MARK C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $64,180.54 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWASSER, YVONNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,180.48 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENTEN, HENRY S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,180.47 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPP, CAROLYN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,180.22 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLKOSKI, LINDA A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $64,179.94 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLAS, SOCRATES O Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $64,179.37 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCOSO, RONALD M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $64,179.31 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALICIA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,179.29 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, LAUREN M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $64,179.22 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI-MCMICKLE, CHERIE Employer name Orange County Amount $64,178.79 Date 07/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBANI, JANET A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $64,178.75 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLI, DOINA Employer name Orange County Amount $64,178.45 Date 06/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADEN, MATTHEW T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,177.41 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, JUNIOR A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,177.38 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYAN, PETER A Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $64,177.12 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHNER, PAUL R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $64,176.84 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, PATRICK W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,176.81 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UETTWILLER, JOAN W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,176.61 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Perry Amount $64,176.13 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEFTNER, LYNN J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $64,176.01 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, THOMAS V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,175.80 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRAVIA, TONI R Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $64,175.34 Date 10/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULKOW, ANDREW B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,175.25 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHEL, DIANE Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $64,174.60 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ADAM J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,174.51 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARIELLO, DOMENIC Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $64,174.49 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, WILLIAM K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,174.38 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BRANDON J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,173.88 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KYLE M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,173.64 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, BRYAN K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $64,173.63 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,173.57 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, ROBERT J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $64,172.96 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, GINA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $64,172.90 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, PAMELA J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $64,172.75 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, SHARON A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,172.74 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, JENNIFER M Employer name Essex County Amount $64,172.62 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICK H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,172.34 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MONET D Employer name Education Department Amount $64,172.16 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JANE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,172.07 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGALA, COURTNEY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,171.66 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINES, NATHAN H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,171.59 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMLER, ROBERT J Employer name Fulton County Amount $64,171.49 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $64,171.22 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, RODNEY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,171.00 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARK W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,170.78 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System