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 BUSTER, RONALD S Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.78 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, CATHERINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.78 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANOUN, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.78 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEKL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.78 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, ELSIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.78 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUJANSKY, DAVID M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.77 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGRIE, NELLY M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $61,242.74 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOT, BARBARA R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,242.31 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORBINO, MARISA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,242.20 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSON, JAQUAI M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,241.56 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, SHIRLEY M Employer name Orange County Amount $61,241.25 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN D, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,241.11 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMANDO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,240.78 Date 05/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOSEPH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,240.76 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,240.46 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAKYE, STEPHEN D Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $61,240.20 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DARRYL C Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $61,240.06 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGER, MIRIAM F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,240.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRON, ROSA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $61,239.98 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,239.77 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, BRADLEY M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $61,239.75 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, BENEDICT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,239.64 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, LEON E Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $61,239.08 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ELLEN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $61,238.92 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUDITH A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,238.66 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, DENNIS P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $61,238.53 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RACHAEL V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,238.46 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NOEL N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,238.46 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, KEITH B Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $61,238.22 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEZAHL PORTER, SUSAN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,237.93 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIE LOUIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,237.70 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, DONNA D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $61,237.54 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,237.41 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, BRANDIS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,236.58 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRASTIL, WARREN P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $61,236.52 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GEORGE E, III Employer name Village of Granville Amount $61,236.38 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, DONNA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,236.32 Date 06/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAB, REBECCA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,236.23 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,235.87 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLER, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,235.77 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORYANTS, MIKHAIL V Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,235.64 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARSAINE N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,235.63 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ANDREA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,235.19 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,235.12 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNUTI, KRISTINA Y Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $61,234.98 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGLER, KARL J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,234.76 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, SUSAN B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $61,234.66 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDON, LORI A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,234.66 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARRETT, RICHARD K Employer name City of Rome Amount $61,234.65 Date 01/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBIDA, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $61,234.44 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIEK, DEBBIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,234.32 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID L Employer name Town of Eden Amount $61,233.94 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYTON-JONES, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,233.65 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, CHARLES B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $61,232.72 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, TROY T Employer name Town of Kent Amount $61,232.44 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RICHARD R, JR Employer name Massena CSD Amount $61,232.36 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SCISCIOLO, ARTHUR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,232.00 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,231.81 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, RACHAEL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,231.36 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,231.30 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MADELYN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,231.29 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GERALDINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,231.20 Date 01/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BU, MARIA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,230.78 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ANDREW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,230.52 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TUULI K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,230.32 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRY, CHAITANYA V Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,230.13 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, PATRICIA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,230.12 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,230.03 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, LIZZET Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,229.75 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, JAY E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $61,229.31 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDMARK, JOHN P Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $61,229.16 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ALPHONSE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,229.14 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, FRANK C Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $61,229.09 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, MARIAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,228.85 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, ASHLEY E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,228.69 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JEANETTE A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $61,228.59 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWDEN, TERRY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,228.20 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, JAMES J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $61,228.07 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMES, RICHARD A, II Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $61,227.76 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSTEIN, ROSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,227.52 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-LAURA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,227.19 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,226.93 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAR, DAVID L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,226.75 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JEREMY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,226.75 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, LEON B Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,226.73 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITNER, ELIZABETH Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $61,226.72 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ILESHEMA T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,226.71 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROCHELLE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,226.62 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BENORA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,226.38 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CROSTA, ERIC T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,226.21 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $61,226.07 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAFFO, JAMES A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,226.05 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRY, RICHARD K, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $61,225.98 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEILER, SAMUEL Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,225.74 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNIEN, MARC E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,225.33 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,225.32 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, WILLIAM G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,225.21 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JEFFREY G Employer name Erie County Amount $61,224.93 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $61,224.71 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, DAVID J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,224.60 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System