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 HOWE, MELVIN C Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $63,959.18 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, WENDY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,959.12 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, NICOLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,958.79 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, JACQUELINE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,958.73 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALEN, MANUEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,958.35 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOHN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,957.92 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAREN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,957.92 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, SANDRA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,957.92 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, HAROLD H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $63,957.84 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATORA, ELISE K Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,957.84 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, DIANA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $63,957.66 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, TIMOTHY R Employer name Cortland County Amount $63,957.32 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VIE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,957.26 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, THERESA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,957.25 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, JOSEPH M Employer name Albany County Amount $63,957.15 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, ANDREW M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,956.96 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKEY, DONALD H, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $63,956.95 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIO, MICHELLE L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $63,956.94 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN-LE MATTY, EILEEN M. Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,956.84 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, ANN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,956.84 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, TRACIE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,956.84 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, DANIEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,956.84 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSTON, E V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,956.84 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEIGH ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $63,956.84 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JAMES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,956.80 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFARLAND, MARY KATE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,956.66 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $63,956.62 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PAMELA M Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $63,956.52 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WENDY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,956.47 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MARK R Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $63,956.41 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, WILLIAM N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,956.34 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZIANO, DEBBIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,956.34 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BEVERLEY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,956.23 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JANIS L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,956.14 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,955.60 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SUSAN K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,955.60 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, J BRIAN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $63,955.51 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $63,955.47 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,955.29 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,955.28 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, KATHIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,955.24 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, MICHELLE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,955.00 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, LISA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,955.00 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,955.00 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIAMANDANIS, DANA G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,954.56 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, MACE E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $63,954.54 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATSOFF, ARIEL B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,954.45 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,954.40 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, BRIAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,954.33 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, SUSAN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,954.09 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYSON, MICHAEL GEORGE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,954.03 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,954.03 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEE ANNE M Employer name Department of State Amount $63,954.02 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,953.93 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDERMAN, REBECCA I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,953.81 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, SAMUEL K Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,953.76 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LORI G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,953.27 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,953.14 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARRY C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,953.04 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, EMILIA B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $63,952.46 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD R Employer name Broome County Amount $63,952.45 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, JASON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,952.42 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHT, JESSE J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,952.40 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VICTORIA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,952.08 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JOHN T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,951.92 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSCHAFT, DEBORAH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,951.85 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERGER, NANCY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,951.43 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, JUDENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,951.28 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEN, DONALD K, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,950.61 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STEPHEN C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,950.58 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SANDRA LINDA Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,950.36 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGYRIS, MARIA ISABEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,950.19 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, KRYSTIN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,950.15 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, EMILY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRENTI, SALVATORE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHIRSH, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHLEWSKI, EMILY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EILEEN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XIAOHONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, HUIQIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, CHANGNING Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSKA-WILMOT, SABRINA C Employer name Education Department Amount $63,950.12 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YU Y Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,950.12 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMON, MARK T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $63,950.05 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, MARIANNE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,950.05 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, MARK H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,949.70 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERIK Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,949.27 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANK, MARLENE J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $63,949.27 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNTZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $63,948.95 Date 06/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, WINFIELD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,948.85 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBLAD, TINA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $63,948.72 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJOHN, PAUL E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,948.53 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KENNETH R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,948.37 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIFFANY M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,948.31 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, AISATOU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,947.87 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, CRYSTAL V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,947.87 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALGOBIN, BHUMIKA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,947.87 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,947.87 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System