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 JAMES, NICHELE A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $62,352.15 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSHAW, CATHERINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,352.05 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,351.71 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $62,351.68 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHURLA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,351.65 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, STEVEN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $62,351.31 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO-KOVALSKY, REBECCA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $62,350.93 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $62,350.92 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, CAROLANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,350.28 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LYNN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,350.27 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWDEN, KEVIN D Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $62,350.18 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANA, JACQUELINE L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,350.00 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASINO, VINCENT J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,349.62 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, SHARON L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $62,349.32 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,348.41 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTO, CATHERINE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,348.09 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, MARK R Employer name Warren County Amount $62,347.95 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,347.87 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, ERIC N Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,347.85 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $62,347.57 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, JASON M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,347.56 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEPHEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,347.01 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,346.82 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, DOMINIC D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,346.76 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, CHRIS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,346.68 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ROBERT P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,346.06 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT W Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $62,345.81 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,344.99 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, RITA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,344.66 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACGREGOR, FREDERICK Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,344.49 Date 11/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CLEO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,344.44 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, KEADRA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,344.25 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRE, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $62,344.06 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SHIBU Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $62,343.93 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,343.82 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,343.64 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, AMY R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,343.60 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, BRENNA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,343.59 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, THOMAS P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,343.20 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, GERARD Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $62,343.15 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, CORTLAND D, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $62,342.97 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO-KOZLOWSKI, ELENA V Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $62,342.57 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERI, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,342.56 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, YI XIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,342.52 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CONSTANTINA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,342.49 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JARED T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $62,342.37 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICKER, JAMES G Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,341.67 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, SUSAN F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $62,341.06 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSEKIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,340.72 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITON, MARGARET D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,340.71 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,340.60 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, VIRGINIA R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $62,340.13 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BRAD C Employer name Yates County Amount $62,338.90 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, ALAN F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,338.59 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, JOSHUA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $62,338.57 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, SUSAN A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $62,338.47 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,337.88 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, BRIAN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $62,337.76 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAVARAPU, ARUNA KUMARI Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $62,337.61 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, GERALD A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $62,337.01 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, RAMON R, JR Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,336.94 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLEY, BARBARA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,336.84 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEIKATA, SAMANTHA L Employer name Orange County Amount $62,336.79 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JAMES A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,336.55 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, GLORIA J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $62,336.31 Date 05/07/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNAGLEV, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,335.98 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOLANY, GEORGE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,335.91 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MICHELLE K Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $62,335.91 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZANARO, KIMBERLY M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $62,335.78 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHM, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,335.78 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, SARA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,335.78 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, FREDERICKA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLONE, SONIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODIN, WANDA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, EILEEN V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, WANDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BARBARA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,335.78 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, DANNY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,335.71 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOSKY, KEITH M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $62,335.36 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, DARCY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,335.10 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, TINA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,334.90 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACAL, PATRICIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,334.88 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEBORAH R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $62,334.60 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEAU, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,334.58 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZAGANI, RYAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,334.50 Date 07/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RENEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,334.48 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, LAURIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,334.17 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,333.27 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTART, KEITH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,333.04 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAASCH, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,332.86 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, TERRY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,332.78 Date 04/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANNIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,332.70 Date 07/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, CRAIG M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,332.37 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, JOSEPH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,332.35 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RONALD M Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $62,332.30 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULTON, CRAIG L Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $62,332.26 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, MELISSA M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,332.10 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASENCIO, ANGEL I Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $62,331.97 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, PETER S Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $62,331.94 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,331.65 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System