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 KAUFMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,552.96 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, PAUL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,552.78 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, LAURA J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,552.62 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,552.57 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $60,552.35 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZLICH, ERIC N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,552.00 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIPES, MELISSA Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $60,551.83 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MELANIE S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,551.74 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOPOULOS, ANDREW Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $60,551.72 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEZNACH, EDWARD J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,551.66 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, LINDA N Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $60,551.65 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HOWARD B, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,551.29 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, JOANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,551.29 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENER, DOROTHEA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,550.88 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROBERT L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,550.85 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIVERO, VITO O Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,550.82 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name OriskaNY CSD Amount $60,550.78 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAGA, CARLOS G Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $60,550.67 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD, MARIAN Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,550.64 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,550.38 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARE, GREGORY F Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $60,549.80 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOLIHAN, MARK H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,549.74 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAISEY, COLIN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,549.73 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HABERER, LAURA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,549.04 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, ANTHONY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,549.00 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITINGARO, JAIME L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,548.99 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCE, JAMIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,548.66 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHERANE T L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,548.58 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KAREN M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $60,548.57 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,548.49 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANI, FABIO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,548.02 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVINOVSKY, ARKADY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,548.02 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBANION, JASON T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $60,547.94 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLIN, LAURA K Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $60,547.92 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDMANN, DENNIS M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $60,547.92 Date 07/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TERRAINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,547.87 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHOW, ADAM L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,547.67 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROST, VALORIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,547.58 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,547.50 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBAUGH, AMANDA S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $60,547.49 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICHLER, FELICE R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,547.36 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, ROXANA G Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $60,547.36 Date 02/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTMEYER, PATRICK M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,547.33 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $60,547.31 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AARON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,547.22 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELTING, BRIAN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,547.19 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, SHERRI Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,547.07 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, COLLEEN M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,547.07 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDEZ-BARREIRA, URSULO Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,546.93 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEY, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,546.92 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRIS, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,546.60 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, THERESA A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $60,546.35 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,546.14 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAGOSSI, JAMES T Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $60,546.13 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $60,546.07 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINGLER, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,545.79 Date 03/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, ROSANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,545.50 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-LOV, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,545.42 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ERIC C Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,545.42 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCE, RENEE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,545.42 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JAVIER Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,545.42 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, SALVATORE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,545.42 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKPOR, MATTHEW E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,545.42 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DUSTIN S Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $60,545.20 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBACH, RYAN B Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $60,545.07 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARKE, JOHN F Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $60,544.84 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNO, BARBARA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,544.77 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, GERALD V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,544.49 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, KENNETH D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,544.32 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOLA, FRANK, III Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $60,544.20 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MICHELLE L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,544.15 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, JEAN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,544.11 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $60,544.05 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,543.74 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAYMOND D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,543.72 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESI, JENNIFER M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $60,543.56 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIO, PATRICK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,543.50 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,543.50 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, STACY E Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $60,543.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RICHARD K Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $60,543.44 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOELLMANN, ROBERT H Employer name City of Norwich Amount $60,543.39 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, JOANNE T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,543.34 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGLEY, JONATHAN C Employer name Tompkins Co Soil&Water Con Dis Amount $60,543.06 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, DAWN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,543.01 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, RAYMOND M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,542.92 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDOLA, ROSAMARIA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $60,542.64 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMESNIL, MARCIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,542.56 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, BRIAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,542.45 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, JA QUAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,542.17 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, AMY G Employer name Erie County Amount $60,542.03 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURUCHAGA, CARLOS A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $60,541.69 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, CATHERINE A Employer name Madison County Amount $60,541.52 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, OROY E Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,541.47 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WAYNE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $60,541.42 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANN-NKRUMAH, LINDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,541.12 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNEAU, CHERYL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,540.72 Date 06/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,540.72 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, STEVEN R Employer name Broome County Amount $60,540.54 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, VICTORIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,540.48 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,539.99 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System