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 BURGETT, DAVID C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,081.54 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRER, WILLIAM A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,081.51 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,080.98 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ROBERT Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $63,080.97 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, PATRICIA S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $63,080.85 Date 07/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, NORMAN R, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,080.64 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSICK, JOSEPH V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,080.56 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONALD E Employer name City of Rome Amount $63,079.98 Date 12/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SARITA Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $63,079.83 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, JOANN P Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $63,079.53 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSON, JOHN D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $63,079.37 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNIGAN, DEBRA ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,079.18 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMANDE, DAVID G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,078.98 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCOMB, SANDRA D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,078.50 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KRISTINA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,078.50 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVAROS, CONSTANTINOS P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,078.28 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,078.24 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWAZ, MUHAMMAD Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $63,078.07 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAISLEY, LORI Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $63,077.81 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, DOUGLAS K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,077.55 Date 11/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $63,077.44 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, LORA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,077.10 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIGRIS, CHRISANN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $63,077.10 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, MAUREEN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,077.06 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMEN, MARIA P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,077.06 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,077.03 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, EUSEBIA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,077.02 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,076.92 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, CLIFTON, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,076.58 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,076.58 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOGE, KELLY A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $63,076.47 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, RONALD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,076.26 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, HILOREEN Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,076.00 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, FLECIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,075.94 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNIALI, TANYA C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,075.82 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOSEPH P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,075.43 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, JOHN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,075.36 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DUANE H Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $63,075.34 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $63,074.89 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,074.87 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECICCO, PATRICIA E Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $63,074.61 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, MARK D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,074.53 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, RACHAEL A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,073.59 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHR, ALAN J, JR Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $63,073.46 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ PINEYRO, FRANCIS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,073.41 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESS, KELLY ANN Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $63,073.35 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,072.94 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, BRIAN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,072.57 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLIVA, MARGARET C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,071.79 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, MICHELLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,071.59 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,071.41 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $63,071.26 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COEN, GREGORY F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $63,069.86 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,069.78 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MARIANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,069.64 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JASON J Employer name City of Rome Amount $63,069.60 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHESSL, JOANNE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,069.54 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMIRE, JAMES H, JR Employer name City of Elmira Amount $63,068.89 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POGODA, JONATHAN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,068.17 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, BRIAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,068.12 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, CHRISTINE L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,067.78 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HATE, MARK M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,067.77 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,067.50 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RONETTA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,067.25 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMPSON, DE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,067.05 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEVIN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,067.02 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZE, KAREN E Employer name Broome County Amount $63,066.74 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUKAUF, KENNETH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,066.69 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TERESA L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $63,066.47 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMAGALA, SUSAN LEE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,065.85 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, PATRICIA A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $63,065.25 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRADLEY L Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $63,065.14 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWALEK, EDWARD Employer name Erie County Amount $63,064.66 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CONNIE SUE Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $63,064.13 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DELORIS E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,064.03 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMALE-EUSTACE, MONICA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,063.67 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTEE, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,063.63 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSHIP, CRAIG B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,063.58 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIMMY L Employer name Albany County Amount $63,063.22 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSSMAN, DEBORAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,062.72 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $63,062.67 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, LINDA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $63,061.96 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBAN, ALEX A Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,061.93 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECAS, KIMBERLY ANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,061.65 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, SHANNON M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,061.52 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, SUSAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,061.44 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACKIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,061.30 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $63,061.00 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRYAN-DUNCAN, MELISSA E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,060.93 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JEANNE T Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $63,060.74 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, HAROLD A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,060.65 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEBER, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,060.54 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, DIANA Z Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,060.37 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, NONI H Employer name Hamilton County Amount $63,060.31 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, GUISHEN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,059.98 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DAWN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,059.86 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPHON, DOUGLAS N, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $63,059.61 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFA, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,059.51 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLAK, CLIFFORD A Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,059.44 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, LESLEY A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $63,059.04 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System