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 HOWLAND, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,546.28 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, TODD W Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $61,546.24 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTALVO, ORLANDO O Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,545.78 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RICHARD F Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $61,545.67 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHEY, JULIAN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,545.12 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, ROSELEINE Employer name Orange County Amount $61,544.94 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESWELL, GREGORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,544.92 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVEN, EUGENIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,544.87 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, GREGORY H Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,544.80 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, BARBARA ANN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $61,544.67 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIAH, NANCY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,544.54 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINI, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $61,544.34 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNICA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $61,544.11 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-PIERRE, CLAUDY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,544.05 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, WINNFRED P Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $61,543.94 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, NATALIE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,543.80 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KRISTIN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $61,543.58 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, CAROL A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,543.50 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, KAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,543.20 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASDALE, KIRSTEN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,542.88 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $61,542.72 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURD, BRIAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $61,542.64 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, CHIA-CHENG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,542.00 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERELLE, CECILIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $61,541.81 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAAH, SHAKUR A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,541.67 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VIOLET S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,541.63 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DILMA L Employer name Erie County Amount $61,540.98 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, LINDA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,540.89 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, BARBARA B Employer name Erie County Amount $61,540.83 Date 06/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAREST, JASON S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,540.72 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORE, THOMAS J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $61,540.69 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMUSZ, MATTHEW D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,540.66 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, MARANDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,540.16 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THON, PATRICIA O Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,539.93 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTO, CHERIE M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,539.86 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKMAN, DOUGLAS W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $61,539.57 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNON, LISA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $61,539.54 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, LORRAINE J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $61,539.47 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGASON, ANDREA L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,539.16 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JASON E Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,539.12 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI-ABRAMS, ISABELLA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,538.91 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARITZ, KENNETH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,538.73 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, MOLLY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,538.48 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,538.32 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, DAVID E Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,537.81 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, SUSAN M, MRS Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $61,537.62 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALLISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,537.48 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, RAYMOND M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,537.29 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTGEN-DUNCKLEY, LINDA G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,537.26 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, LADISLAO, JR Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,537.06 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JOHN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,536.98 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLISON J Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,536.97 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPITI, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $61,535.91 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MITCHELL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,535.35 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEB, JOSIAH D Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $61,535.10 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIAS, DEBI Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $61,534.42 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINETTE, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,534.41 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,533.76 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NATALE, DAVID S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,533.42 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANJO, JULIA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,532.92 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, PHAT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,532.46 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUND, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $61,532.43 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, LEUNG KAI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,532.19 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDOUS, BRADFORD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,532.08 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $61,531.62 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIF, DANIIL M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,531.60 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, ELIZABETH L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $61,531.10 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNER, ROBERT Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $61,530.94 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRIAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,530.79 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALICK, STEPHEN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,530.63 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ALDIE K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,530.56 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, BETH ANNE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,530.34 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERDA, ARIANA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,530.22 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGO, TAMMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,530.10 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, LEIGHTON K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,530.00 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, RONALD A, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $61,529.71 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAF, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $61,529.23 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMOUN, JOAN A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $61,529.05 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,528.70 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARIN, MARJORIE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,528.68 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOW, FRED J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,528.53 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, THOMAS W Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $61,528.41 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,528.36 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, DEBORAH L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,528.04 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUA, FRANCISCO S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $61,527.92 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUN, STACEY R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $61,527.66 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,527.64 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, GINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,527.58 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,527.44 Date 12/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,527.39 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPKA, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,527.38 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $61,527.10 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, MICHAEL S Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,526.54 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JUNE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,526.48 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARIA LUISA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,526.30 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANN, JENNIFER K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,525.88 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGSTROM, COLEEN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,525.77 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELEEN, PAMELA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,525.71 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROWSKY, TRAVIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,525.29 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, ERIC D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,525.17 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System