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 WHITE, ALVIN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $63,253.27 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAO, SHERRY X Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,252.32 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,252.07 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPO, MARIE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $63,251.77 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $63,251.67 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYNE, KEVIN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,251.58 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DEBORAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,251.38 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SHANNON E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,251.26 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, SUSAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,250.95 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, EDGAR Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $63,250.26 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHDEV, TARWINDER K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $63,250.14 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKS, TERRANCE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,250.04 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JENNIFER L Employer name S Tier East Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $63,249.90 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEITH D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,249.79 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, NATHAN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $63,249.40 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BERNICE L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $63,249.28 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-MOORE, CASEY N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,249.25 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, MANUEL A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,248.78 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, NOEL C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,248.62 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZASTEK-TOOL, DIANE C Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $63,248.52 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HARDGES J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,248.44 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARYANNE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,247.65 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAD, LOUIS Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,247.59 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON-JULES, FADJAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,247.54 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, VENET Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $63,247.17 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, APRIL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $63,247.11 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, RICHARD B Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,246.94 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WILLIE C, JR Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $63,246.58 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, DANIELLE M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $63,246.57 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSSA, STEPHANIE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $63,246.57 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNE, BRYAN T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,246.52 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, COREY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,246.24 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, RAYMOND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,246.09 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNHEIM, DONALD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $63,245.75 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREYRA, STEPHON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,245.72 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ELAINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,245.63 Date 10/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, DANIEL Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $63,245.62 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGER, MICHELLE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,245.44 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,245.33 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMINCES, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,244.98 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, SHARON A Employer name Delaware County Amount $63,244.91 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BEVERLY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $63,244.91 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSHUA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,244.48 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANMELIL, ANU P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,244.33 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES, DANIEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,243.84 Date 02/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,243.76 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZKA, KRISTOPHER N Employer name Erie County Amount $63,243.08 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDALA, JASON R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,243.00 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOSEPH B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,242.53 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTARINI, NANCY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $63,242.29 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, KAITLIN Employer name Town of Massena Amount $63,241.97 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ANDREW R Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,241.72 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LAMONT E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $63,241.66 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARK E Employer name Albany County Amount $63,241.64 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTUS, CHERYL L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $63,241.63 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,241.31 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, JAMES T Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $63,241.17 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, OWEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $63,241.06 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAMON J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,240.51 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, REBECCA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,240.46 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAO, RAFAEL H Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $63,240.34 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTERO, TONI A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,240.14 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GRACE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,239.85 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXEY, NADYA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,239.81 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOUR, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,239.61 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VALERIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,239.23 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, ANABELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,239.02 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, SARAH E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,238.40 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JEFFREY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,238.21 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, CARMELO Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,237.82 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRUDER, FLOYD D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $63,237.72 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, RYAN P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $63,237.45 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETH, MARK L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,237.44 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, ERIC E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,237.21 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, RANDALL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,236.89 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,236.77 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, LORI A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $63,236.54 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of State Amount $63,236.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,236.25 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULDS, STANLEY D Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $63,236.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, KATELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,235.84 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $63,235.82 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,235.69 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,235.44 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, LUCIOUS L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,235.26 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMELI, DEBRA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $63,235.09 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZILOULOUDES, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,234.54 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, PATRICIA M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $63,234.40 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGIS, TERESA A Employer name Orange County Amount $63,234.37 Date 04/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, SCOTT E Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $63,234.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDS, JEFFERY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,234.20 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, DONNA Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,233.93 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GEORGE S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,233.74 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, GARY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $63,233.70 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, CAROL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,233.61 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NATALIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,233.54 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, PHILIP E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,233.45 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $63,233.36 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRABOVSKY, LUDMYLA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,233.19 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, DANIEL W Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $63,232.48 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System