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 BELLIARD, FREDDY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $60,605.35 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LIDIA Employer name Orange County Amount $60,604.61 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LAURA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,604.57 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENISE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $60,604.04 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, PATRICIA L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $60,604.04 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDITO, GASPAR W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,603.88 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESCH, GRIEG A Employer name Genesee County Amount $60,603.32 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MARY DENISE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $60,603.16 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGGAZI, KARIMA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,603.00 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, LISA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,602.94 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICKEY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $60,602.85 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, ADRIAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,602.49 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITI, KALTRINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,602.49 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTA, GREGORIO N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,602.43 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, CRAIG S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,601.58 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, DENNIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,601.19 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCONIERS, RONNETTE A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $60,601.16 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENKATE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $60,600.94 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, CRYSTAL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,600.92 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, HILLARY E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $60,599.82 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, REBECCA L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $60,599.78 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $60,599.21 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, MARK S Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.78 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEVERKA, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,598.78 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HOND, MICHAEL W Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.75 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ANN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.75 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LINDA F Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.74 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMM, ANTHONY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.73 Date 10/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.70 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILL CUTT, LORI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.65 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,598.61 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, MATTHEW J Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $60,598.59 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNER, GREGORY S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,598.53 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, DENISE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,598.45 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAP, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,598.20 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LARRY D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,597.99 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOHURT, SARAH I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,597.71 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATJEN, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $60,597.70 Date 02/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, SCOTT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,597.32 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRELL, DOLORES Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,596.69 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEN, SHAWN A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,596.58 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BRUCE E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,596.37 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BENJAMIN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,596.36 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNOP, SCOTT G Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,595.99 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, MICHAEL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,595.86 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,595.59 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,595.21 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA DE LA CRUZ, JULIAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,594.38 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, SARA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,594.29 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,594.20 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, DAVID L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,594.09 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, THOMAS J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,594.09 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID J, JR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $60,593.96 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, P JAY Employer name City of Elmira Amount $60,593.95 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,593.83 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, KIYANNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,593.71 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,593.53 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMYAN, ANDREY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $60,593.28 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODSKI, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,593.27 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,593.07 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRADIS, DONNA J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,592.74 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, YAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,592.71 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, JUDY L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $60,592.53 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, SHARYN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $60,592.52 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MARY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,592.51 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYOS, BARBARA M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $60,592.41 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $60,592.28 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, PHILIP G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,592.07 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Minetto Amount $60,592.06 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETLING, ROBERT A Employer name Mastic Beach Fire District Amount $60,591.22 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, CHARLES L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,590.66 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, SCOTT L Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,590.61 Date 11/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARY F Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $60,590.46 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, HOPETHEA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,589.81 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DAVID Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,589.60 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, KRISTY R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $60,589.33 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBINI, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,589.23 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFTIN, MARK B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,589.23 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,589.00 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIKS, STEVEN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,588.81 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, RYAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,588.48 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, BRYCIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,588.33 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZYNSKI, HEATHER E Employer name City of Hornell Amount $60,588.21 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONELLA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,588.11 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADT, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,588.06 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEO, SEUNG JUN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,588.06 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $60,587.94 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWKER, YVONNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,587.83 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKO, MARJORIE M Employer name Liberty Public Library Amount $60,587.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, DONALD E, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,587.50 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNELLO, AMBER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,587.50 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, ROBERT A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $60,587.28 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, CINDY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,587.00 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $60,586.91 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOVEIA, ROBERT G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $60,586.37 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, TRACY L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,586.35 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAILE, ROGER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,586.05 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENATI, HODA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,585.72 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, RICKEY L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,585.67 Date 11/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZI, JOSEPH L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,585.51 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System