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 SWEET, CYNTHIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,349.99 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIG, RACHEL B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,349.85 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DANIEL D Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $63,349.70 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, ARIEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $63,349.60 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANIELLO, VIRGINIA E Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $63,349.53 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRECA, ANNE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,349.44 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,349.09 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANAHAN, JULIE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,349.08 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOULDER, ALFANSO O Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $63,348.85 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, JONATHAN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,348.76 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,348.60 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, LAURA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,348.29 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,347.86 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGAN W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,347.52 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLAZIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,347.22 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, NATHAN J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $63,347.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIN, CAROLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,346.99 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, RACHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,346.73 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KENNETH L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $63,346.72 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFEM, CECILIA E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,346.65 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBERT, JOSEPH J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,346.48 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, KHRISTIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,346.32 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOSEPH B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,345.82 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, MARCELLA M Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $63,344.89 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAUGHNEA, SEAN E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,344.40 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, SABU Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,343.95 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADE, LAURA B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,343.64 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KELLY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,343.36 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIER, ELYSE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $63,343.28 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, ILEANA R Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $63,343.20 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,343.14 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BARRETT, ARLENE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,342.89 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, ORRIN S Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $63,342.46 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUET, MASON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,342.43 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, TERRY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,341.86 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, BIANCA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,341.75 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, ABNER Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,341.63 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRILE, CHRISTINE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $63,341.53 Date 09/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DERRICK D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $63,341.27 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, HEATHER J Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,341.05 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAESON, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,340.77 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,340.77 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,340.04 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, GREGORY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $63,339.95 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,339.93 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SARAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,339.66 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCHIMSON, DAVID A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,339.53 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $63,339.33 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTY, ANTHONY G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,338.74 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYINT, LAURIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,338.33 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAROS, NIKOLAOS SIMOS Employer name Erie County Amount $63,338.15 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,338.13 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JAMES Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,337.83 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KERRI E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $63,337.52 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PATRICIA A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $63,336.38 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETT-JAMES, BERNADETTE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,335.88 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARRA, BETTY I Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $63,335.26 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREARTON, JESSICA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $63,335.00 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, CHARLES E Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $63,334.95 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIACI, NICHOLAS D Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $63,334.70 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, HANH L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $63,334.47 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SANDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,333.82 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBA, ASHLEY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,333.68 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DIANA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,333.47 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIN, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,333.32 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, MARK M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $63,333.29 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, DENISE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,333.07 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, ANTHONY L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $63,332.84 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,332.82 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AESCHBACHER, DAVID C, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,332.73 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NAME, LINDA T Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $63,332.64 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, HUGO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,331.95 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, BRENT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,331.90 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, EILEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,330.98 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREK, FRANK Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $63,330.89 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRO, DINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,330.29 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, FRANCIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,330.12 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CINDY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $63,330.08 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, CAROLYN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,330.05 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAPPETTA, JOSEPH S Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $63,329.78 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPLEY, REBEKAH N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,329.54 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, CYNTHIA E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $63,329.33 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $63,329.17 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, WENSESLAO W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,329.12 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORONTO, VINCENT R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,328.95 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZ, NANCY E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $63,328.62 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $63,327.77 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALINSKI, KAREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,327.40 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, VICKIE L Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $63,327.30 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELEY, BRYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,327.15 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEITH R, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,326.97 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PAUL T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $63,326.89 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, CARLOS M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,326.79 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, COLLEEN B Employer name Orange County Amount $63,326.76 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, AMANDA B Employer name Allegany County Amount $63,326.16 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,325.34 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, DIANE P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,325.29 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,325.18 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANIA, JENNIFER AMY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,325.18 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, VILMA W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,325.13 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System