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 BOGDAN, ERIC M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,415.61 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, MICHAEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,415.61 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, MARY E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,415.49 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARI, VIRGINIA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,415.39 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, YUSUF A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,414.62 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JUDITH M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $62,414.22 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSONG, ALICIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $62,413.96 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ELAINE A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $62,413.68 Date 04/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,413.18 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, KEVIN J Employer name Orleans County Amount $62,412.94 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,412.85 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARYELLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,412.11 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID S Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $62,412.06 Date 05/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUS, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,411.94 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, TARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,411.76 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, STEVEN T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,411.75 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, KRISTA B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,411.19 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, EILISH B Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,410.96 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DANIEL R Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $62,410.92 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, COLLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,410.78 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGE, ANASTACIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,410.70 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, MARY ANNE C Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $62,409.99 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTWELL, KIM K Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,409.86 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARPF, SHERI D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,409.81 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEYCK, TREVOR D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $62,409.35 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI-HUGHES, ANGELA C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,409.00 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,408.96 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDEN, MARIE A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $62,408.96 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETO-CHAMBERS, MICHELE Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,408.65 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIWACHTER, ERIC C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,408.28 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTATORE, RYAN R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $62,407.96 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,407.51 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETMER MORABITO, IRENE Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $62,407.10 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, GEORGE E Employer name Village of North Haven Amount $62,406.75 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYVONE, REBECCA H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,406.69 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAMENT, BARBARA J Employer name Department of State Amount $62,406.68 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CINDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,406.67 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LEONNE A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,406.59 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,406.53 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CARRI J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,406.50 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FRANCES A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,406.50 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINOGRAD, SUSAN R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,406.50 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, KAREN H Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,406.31 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMEK, CAROLYN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,406.16 Date 06/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HELEN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,406.01 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,405.89 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVELLO, JOSEPH G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,405.68 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, CHARLES N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,405.65 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $62,405.51 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, EMILY U Employer name Greene County Amount $62,405.48 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBERT F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,405.40 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, DIONISIO A Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $62,404.79 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEJZA, STEVEN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,404.68 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBURG, LISA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,404.56 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, BRIAN M Employer name City of Olean Amount $62,404.55 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN J Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $62,404.21 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, MATTHEW R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $62,403.85 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,403.75 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DAVID J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,403.67 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, KENT Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,403.63 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, NATHAN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,403.55 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, STEVEN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,403.38 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, GREGORY P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,403.35 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,403.27 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONAN, KATHLEEN B Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,403.11 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURJIE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,403.05 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, ADAM C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $62,403.02 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPERS, JAMES P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $62,402.97 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, JOSEPH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,402.83 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENSTEIN, SHELDON C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,402.63 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRIAN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,402.31 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGARO, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,402.22 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUSATERI, SUSAN M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $62,402.22 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, PATRICK W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,402.22 Date 02/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHALIWAL, KULDEEP K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,401.83 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY-WRIGHT, NADIA W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,401.75 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAR, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Lima Amount $62,401.66 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KEITH L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,401.56 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HOWARD F, JR Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $62,401.16 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALISZEWSKI, ROBERT A Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $62,401.10 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TIMOTHY D Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,401.03 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALISSA H Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,400.71 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, RENA D Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $62,400.66 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMANN, PETER L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,400.36 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACRES, DIANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,400.30 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,400.28 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KEVIN J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,400.14 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELE, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,399.65 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINRICH-NOAH, KATE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,399.61 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOYCE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,399.40 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL AMO, JOHN Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $62,399.16 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIL, ELIZABETH A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $62,398.68 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SHEILA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,398.37 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, PAUL F, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $62,398.02 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAMERON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,397.93 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, LORI E Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,397.92 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, LORIE J Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,397.92 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, DANIEL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,397.81 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSTENS, ELIZABETH R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,397.79 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYTSMA, JAMES W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,397.76 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System