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 HALSEY, JOHN S Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,983.84 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALLISON D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,983.46 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORENO, LINDA M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,983.40 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANINSKI, DOUGLAS L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,983.26 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,983.10 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPF, LISA A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $60,982.48 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWICKI, VALERIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,982.40 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, ELISSA G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,982.29 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,982.24 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAVSITY, ANTHONY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,981.71 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARRETT, JASON G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,981.42 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTAIRE, FRANCOIS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,981.21 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYAMWEOGO, REGINE R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,981.21 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, CORIN A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $60,980.98 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRES, JULIAN C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,980.62 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,980.52 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DUSTIN A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $60,979.58 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, TODD W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,979.46 Date 12/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, VERNON F Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,979.35 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,979.27 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUNZALAN, TERESITA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,979.18 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, STEPHEN J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $60,978.94 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, MARY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,978.88 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, LEA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $60,978.80 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATH, ARATHI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,978.67 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, MORYA K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,978.63 Date 02/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHONICA, AMANDA G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,978.51 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,978.51 Date 08/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,978.45 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JEREMY M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $60,978.41 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, MATTHEW J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $60,978.40 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCZYNSKI, SHERRY K Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,978.36 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIGHAM, LORRAINE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,978.22 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DAVID S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $60,978.12 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARIO, VICTOR M Employer name Orange County Amount $60,977.93 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GARY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,977.64 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANG-FEGGINS, SHANNON L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,977.50 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVINO-PAPE, MELLISSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,977.48 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORONI, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,977.43 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WAYNE P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,977.17 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVERS, JUDY Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,977.02 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, LINDA M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $60,976.98 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADRITO, ANTHONY Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,976.82 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACIJAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $60,976.55 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $60,976.51 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORMAN, LISA W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $60,976.51 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANNETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,976.32 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, ROBERT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,976.31 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ROXIE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $60,976.05 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,975.68 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, MARTIN P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $60,975.45 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, SAMANTHA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,975.15 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKAUS, JOHN E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,974.99 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, DEBORAH L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,974.99 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBLIN, LESLEY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,974.84 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RONNIE, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,974.84 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEIRA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,974.84 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ERIC J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,973.53 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, DAWN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,973.18 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,972.80 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, KURT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,972.59 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, LOIS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,972.54 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JODI T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $60,972.06 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LINDA M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $60,971.95 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $60,971.77 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGENTI, FRANK A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $60,971.75 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, DAVID S Employer name Albany County Amount $60,971.33 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, CARMELO G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,971.26 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, LEONARD A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $60,970.97 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DANIEL S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,970.89 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,970.65 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, RICHARD D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,970.62 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $60,970.48 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, CUYLE T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $60,970.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,969.91 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, BRIAN D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $60,969.88 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, PATRICK G Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $60,969.79 Date 10/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, ANNA D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,969.66 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE-SCHULTZ, VICTORIA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,969.64 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMANN, LYNN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,969.54 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, HUBERT M Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $60,969.25 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNE, PAUL A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,969.20 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, DONNA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,969.13 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,969.07 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,969.03 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,968.93 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNOSKI, CHARLES L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,968.59 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRITZ, JOHN A Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $60,968.48 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ELLEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,968.48 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MATTHEW L Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,968.34 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,968.11 Date 07/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFEL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,967.66 Date 10/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTO, VINCENT Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,967.53 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LINDA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,967.27 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, ALFRED C Employer name Town of Kingston Amount $60,967.23 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGER, SARAH E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,967.21 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANKA, BRETT A Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,966.86 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ANNMARIE Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,966.62 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERKLAVEC, ANDREA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,966.42 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKAR, MARGARET Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,966.18 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System