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 ELVIN, ALOYSUIS A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,218.29 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHSAN, NAZMUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,217.50 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGWULUMBA, KENNETH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,217.50 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MELISSA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,217.50 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, MARCY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,217.50 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DONNA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,217.50 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOANNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,217.43 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, JOSHUA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,217.41 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,217.39 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, PAULA MARIE T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,217.28 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, KAREN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,217.23 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZE, KAREN A, MS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,217.14 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTRICK, HENDRIKA A Employer name Education Department Amount $62,217.14 Date 12/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAUL E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $62,217.08 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,216.95 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JENNIFER Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $62,216.34 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CELESTE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,216.13 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, BARBARA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $62,215.90 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUST-CRUZ, DEANNA M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $62,215.88 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, THOMAS A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,215.83 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKENBERGER, JOSEPH L Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $62,215.80 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, KENDRA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,215.52 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANTRE, GIOVANNY Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,215.41 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ANDREW D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,215.11 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDE, LAURA Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $62,214.87 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, CARRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,214.58 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,214.44 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFARI, VICTORIA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,214.25 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $62,214.17 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODESTA, JOHN S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,214.10 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKE, BARBARA Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $62,213.86 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHLIN, COURTNEY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,213.03 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ALAN B Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,212.67 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIND, KEVIN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $62,212.34 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,212.05 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TARA K Employer name Albany County Amount $62,211.95 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JULIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,211.90 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLEUR, MARY T Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $62,211.87 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $62,211.76 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDEN, TAMMY L Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $62,211.75 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENAUER, PETER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,211.70 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, ELIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,211.70 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, PROBIR K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,211.70 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSFORD, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,211.70 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,211.70 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAWANA Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,210.85 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEILER, BRYAN N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,210.55 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARSO, DIANE M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $62,210.26 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURNEY, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,210.18 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MITCHELL J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $62,209.70 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASE, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,209.66 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, FELIX X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,209.62 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, MARIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,209.45 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JASON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,209.44 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,208.69 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRICISAK, ALFONSINA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,208.64 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, JAMES E Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $62,208.62 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWLA, RAJNI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,208.38 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HENRY P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,208.09 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CARL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,207.88 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, TONY W Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $62,207.73 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLES, THOMAS E Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,207.16 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, ALEXANDER K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $62,207.03 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANEY, WENDY L Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $62,206.88 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, CLAUDIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,206.74 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,206.61 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW P Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $62,206.40 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SHAWN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,206.38 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CHERYL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,206.16 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $62,205.63 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, DANIELLE S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $62,205.53 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, BEVERLY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,205.46 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGE, STEVEN J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $62,205.33 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MAURICE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $62,205.02 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, EARL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,205.01 Date 08/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,204.83 Date 07/21/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE R Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $62,204.13 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,204.00 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPOLITO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,203.80 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MICHELE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,203.80 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,203.80 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, MAUREEN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,203.80 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNONE, JOANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,203.80 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,203.80 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, FRITZ Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,203.60 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,203.52 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFEEZ, LAKETIA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,203.50 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER Employer name Orange County Amount $62,203.45 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, RUDOLPH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,203.10 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ERIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,203.08 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDONA, JAMES A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $62,203.04 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JASON L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,202.64 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SORLEY, SEAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,202.37 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKALL, TASHIA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,202.32 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, LINDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,201.45 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIO SLICHKO, JULIENNE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,201.37 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOUM, DOUGLAS S Employer name Orange County Amount $62,201.33 Date 10/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRY, PEGGY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,201.19 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINTL, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,200.72 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Glens Falls Common Sd Amount $62,200.35 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System