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 SAPERE, THERESA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $60,710.74 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, KAREN L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,710.16 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, RAY W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,709.77 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALYSZAK, JAMES M Employer name Yates Soil,Water Cons District Amount $60,709.72 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTICH, LINDA S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $60,709.61 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $60,709.56 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,709.46 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, CLIFFORD, JR Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $60,709.44 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PATRICK S Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,709.39 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONROE, SUSAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,709.27 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, TODD J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $60,708.96 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, GERALDINE J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,708.75 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, CLARENCE W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,708.03 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZOG, RENAE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,707.37 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUCK, LINDA I Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $60,707.28 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELENEY, DONNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,707.14 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, DENNIS T Employer name Albany County Amount $60,707.05 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, HOWARD K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,706.93 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LAURIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,706.80 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, CATHERINE G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,706.77 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, ROBERT F Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $60,706.71 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JENNIFER A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,706.64 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHEILA I Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $60,706.61 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,706.56 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, AMY L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $60,706.00 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARIANTZ, DENISE Employer name Orange County Amount $60,705.97 Date 03/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES E Employer name Orange County Amount $60,705.92 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANGER, KIM M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,705.32 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERLY, COLLEEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,705.24 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MESHELL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,705.22 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZ, WILLIAM J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $60,704.92 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGROW, MARK R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $60,704.89 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,704.41 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEBORAH R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $60,703.93 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JAMES M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $60,703.93 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $60,703.31 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, BRIAN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $60,702.75 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEVIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,702.45 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZEMBOWSKI, ASTRID R Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $60,702.22 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,701.82 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, MARYBETH Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,701.78 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROTKIN, KRISTEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,701.23 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUTEUX, THOMAS L Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $60,701.21 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, JERRY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,700.89 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CATHY T Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,700.58 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDEN, DARCY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,700.27 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, STEVEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,700.04 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KENNETH S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,699.83 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALI, JILLIAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,699.78 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMELIA, DANIEL H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,699.76 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GLEN A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $60,699.58 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRIA, JERRY Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $60,699.29 Date 12/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,698.51 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTATO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,698.40 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAX, SARAH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,698.20 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, BENJAMIN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,698.03 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARALAMBOUS, ANDRIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,697.68 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, BRIAN J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $60,697.50 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERDINGER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,697.39 Date 09/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHASSAR, KURT W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,697.35 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PAULA A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,697.13 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE, KEVIN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,696.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JERRY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,695.91 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, ANDREA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,695.82 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JO ANN R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $60,695.69 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JENNIFER R Employer name Erie County Amount $60,695.67 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KIM I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,695.24 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AUDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,695.03 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGFREDE, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,694.89 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, BRIAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,694.50 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZECZKOWSKI, JOHN Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $60,694.46 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTIERI, COLLEEN Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $60,693.50 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,693.44 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, BARRY Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,693.31 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHAM, PATRICIA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,693.03 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCIO, ANGELO, III Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $60,692.90 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, LISA Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $60,692.85 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EDWARD E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,692.71 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMAN, KEVIN W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,692.41 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMELUTH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,692.39 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MARY ANNE J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,691.99 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSSEN, RONALD H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,691.94 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANK, MARREN T Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $60,691.52 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADON, CODY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,691.46 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,690.86 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, HEATHER M Employer name Groton CSD Amount $60,690.78 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTYIK, NANCY P Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $60,690.73 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,690.48 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTLIN, WILLIAM T, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,690.43 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, THOMAS A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,690.04 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, AILEEN C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $60,689.94 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JENNIE H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,689.94 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, DEBRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,689.87 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, NICHOLAS D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,689.33 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUDITH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,689.15 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMMER, MATTHEW P Employer name Albany County Amount $60,688.97 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JASON M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $60,688.66 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DALE A Employer name City of Olean Amount $60,688.52 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, EDITH M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,688.13 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARTHA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,687.51 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System