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 SARIAN, KAROL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,571.42 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLERMIUS, CALANDRA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,571.15 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJNOWSKI, MONICA J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,570.94 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SHERI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,570.94 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, SUSAN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,570.94 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, BRANDON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,570.75 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHE, JANICE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,570.38 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON K Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,570.37 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAU, DOLORES Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,570.22 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVOLOTSKY, GINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,570.20 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LISA Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $60,570.20 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,569.99 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, ADAM D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $60,569.82 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIEL, JAMIE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,569.58 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $60,569.16 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, ELIE D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,569.12 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARGARET R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $60,568.61 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUS, BARBARA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,568.04 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,567.76 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SHAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,567.64 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, MARIA FERNANDA Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $60,567.62 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JAMES A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,567.38 Date 01/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $60,567.36 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZALDIVAR, SERVANDO M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,567.34 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RAYSHAUN L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $60,567.07 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,566.77 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIENDL, MARY ANN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,566.76 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIG, MARY C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,566.22 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIPHAM, JENNIFER W Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,566.17 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRIENO, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,566.15 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSA, SHARON L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,566.06 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $60,566.03 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,565.95 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROY, SAMANTHA G Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $60,565.84 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSMA, MELUCIENNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,564.81 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,564.31 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ASHLEY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,563.98 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, STEVEN E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,563.94 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMPREYAN, MICHAEL Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $60,563.92 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIANTINIS, MIGUEL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,563.73 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, MARGARITA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $60,563.53 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, THERESA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,563.44 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ELISABETH R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,563.39 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DONNA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,563.38 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MELINDA ANN Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,563.30 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER-YOUNG, KATRINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,563.18 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHANTEL N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,562.97 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, RICKY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,562.86 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHAEL B Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,562.52 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFFRAAT, LORI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,562.43 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTNECK, RANDOLPH K Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,562.16 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATASHITA, GARY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,561.96 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $60,561.94 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, VINCENT P Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,561.80 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAXON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $60,561.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,561.25 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LON J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $60,561.17 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,560.76 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTYMOWYCZ, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,560.66 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATA, MINORU Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $60,560.42 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LAIN, JAMES E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,560.35 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTH, FAITH L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $60,560.25 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINARO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,560.07 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CARRIE B Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $60,560.06 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILMAN, ADAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,560.05 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAINES, HEATHER E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,559.18 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTIN F Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $60,559.16 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINER, KAREN N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,558.70 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIKA, PAULA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $60,558.50 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, ANN Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $60,558.39 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, ADAM D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,558.16 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, WILLIAM D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,558.13 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, LOUIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,558.06 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLABER, HAROLD D, II Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,557.97 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,557.92 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, BRUCE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $60,557.82 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, JONATHAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,557.17 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARATT, LORI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,556.89 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERE, BRIAN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $60,556.85 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, JUDITH M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $60,556.76 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,556.48 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,556.19 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONERMAN, BARBARA T Employer name Marion CSD Amount $60,556.05 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, CASSANDTHIUM V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,556.00 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL B Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $60,555.98 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, RITA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,555.93 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, VINCENT Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $60,555.91 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, PAMELA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,555.81 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, JAVED K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,555.69 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WEI MON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,555.69 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, JOSEPH W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,555.69 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSUN, DAVID M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,555.63 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GREGORY L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,555.63 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, SAMUEL L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,555.50 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, LILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,555.43 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, ELLEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $60,555.11 Date 12/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSHYN, RICHARD T Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $60,554.71 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCHUK, ALEX G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,554.64 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,554.45 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIS, WENDY A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $60,553.32 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System