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 GALLAGHER, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,642.35 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, MARIA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,642.00 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JARROD A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,641.61 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,641.58 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELO, RONALD P Employer name Erie County Amount $63,641.26 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEANETTE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,641.11 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, IZABEL H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $63,640.72 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,640.70 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGEN, HANS R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,640.47 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $63,640.38 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $63,640.32 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SONIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,639.98 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, JOANNE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $63,639.82 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHIKHARE, OSARO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,639.79 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, MICHELE Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $63,639.45 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, MEGHAN K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,639.25 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERT, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,639.03 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILGENDORFF, MATTHEW W Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $63,638.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDZINSKAYA, NINA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $63,638.90 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $63,638.52 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, SEAN P Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $63,638.24 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIACCA, REGINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,637.89 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, BETH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,637.53 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAWSKI, SARAH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,637.21 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, DAVID A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $63,636.94 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, LLOYD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,636.63 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSMAN, RUTH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,636.60 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. HILAIRE, SCOTT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,635.71 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLIN, JOSEPH B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,635.63 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, DAVID J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $63,635.57 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, ROBIN F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,635.13 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRSCHAFT, ALISON F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,634.58 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, AIDA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,634.52 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JESSE D Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $63,634.42 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, STACY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,634.14 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,634.02 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELKE, SCOTT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,633.63 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUHANEY-MULLINGS, YVONNE M. Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,633.60 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMA, MARIAELENA Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,633.46 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RENEE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,633.24 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIRGELES, ANDREW J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,633.09 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRONDA, MARGARET F Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $63,631.84 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, CLAUDIA Employer name N Tarrytown Housing Authority Amount $63,631.68 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNTUNEN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,631.37 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASTER, DEBRA A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,631.32 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, LYNN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,631.23 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, LISA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,631.16 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINEAUX, CAROLYN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,630.84 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SHEILA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,630.79 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, HEATHER A Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $63,630.74 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, NEIL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $63,630.42 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBECK, DANIELE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,630.39 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JANET Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,630.32 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SABRINA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,630.18 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBNER, LINDA C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,629.45 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, EDGAR U Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,629.07 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, DONNA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $63,629.04 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, IVY M Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $63,628.92 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIOCE, ANGELA M Employer name Orange County Amount $63,628.79 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,628.78 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN AMABILE, JHANI Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $63,628.41 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,628.33 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, JOSEPH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,628.19 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIX, LATISHA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,628.17 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYDRA, DAVID D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,628.11 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, STEPHEN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,627.94 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LARRY C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $63,627.22 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JUDITHE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $63,627.16 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPUCHI, YONA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,627.15 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, GARY A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $63,626.98 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-ENSSLIN, MIGDALIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,626.75 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURLIN, JEAN L Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $63,626.69 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRSCHING, MELISSA S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,626.47 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, JEFFREY G Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $63,626.28 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SHARON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,626.16 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIEC, CHARLES M Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $63,626.05 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMOZYNSKI, CHARLES J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,625.88 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROBERT S Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,625.71 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, HEEYOUN K Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $63,625.53 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEI, SIOIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,625.51 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINERY, DAVID H Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,625.29 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $63,625.06 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $63,624.99 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSTLE, BENJAMIN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,624.96 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DIANE M Employer name Education Department Amount $63,624.78 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGORA, JOSEPH G Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,624.73 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,624.59 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHRIG, GLENN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,624.34 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EMILY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,624.34 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,624.34 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSALL, LEAH M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,623.98 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,623.95 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLQUIST, DEANNA M Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $63,623.50 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, MARGARET E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,623.20 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID L Employer name Oswego County Amount $63,623.14 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARFIELD, TINA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,622.98 Date 01/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCO, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,622.60 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHETTE, DEBRA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,622.06 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNER, MONICA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,622.00 Date 08/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, JAY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,621.20 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System