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 VANDERHOEVEN, TANYA Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $60,539.48 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HELEN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,539.40 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ADIEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,539.31 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, LAURI C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,539.31 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGER, TANYA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,539.31 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,539.29 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CATHY Y Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,538.98 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARYJO D Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,538.71 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, KELLY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,538.54 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,538.32 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, TONYA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,538.27 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, FLORENCIA T Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $60,538.21 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $60,537.91 Date 08/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRITH, ALICIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,537.12 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,537.04 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, VERONICA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,537.01 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMME, ANDREA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,536.92 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, EDWIN J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,536.91 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEL, MARK J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $60,536.86 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZYK, JAMES B Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,536.38 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, TIMOTHY V Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,535.90 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ELISHA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,535.75 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARMER, WAYNE R Employer name Warren County Amount $60,535.37 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELILE-ABBATINE, TAMMY A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $60,535.28 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UCCI, PAULETTE Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,535.08 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPOLITO, MARGARET D Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,535.02 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWASSER, JENNIFER A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,534.56 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPETT, JOAN M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $60,534.52 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAVE, FLORENCE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,534.45 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O HARA, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,534.37 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTA, DAVID T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,534.21 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, DEBRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,534.15 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVAN, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,533.89 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, TAWNY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,533.77 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZEOS, NICHOLAS E Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,533.75 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORI, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,533.68 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LAURA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,533.55 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $60,533.51 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS-PATERNOSH, REBECCA L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $60,532.87 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARIAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,532.61 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOANNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,532.60 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOTS, DANIELLE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,532.56 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, LUIS E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $60,532.37 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MEGAN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,532.33 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTARIS, JASPER N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,532.27 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAULA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $60,532.18 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, ANGELA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,531.49 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFRE, ERIC M Employer name Albany County Amount $60,531.34 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, EVELYN G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $60,531.09 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAMIE N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,530.70 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPA, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,530.62 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JANICE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,530.30 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, LEE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,530.19 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERI, STEPHAN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,530.03 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, PATRICK L, SR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,529.59 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, RYAN L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,529.18 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,528.68 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ELYSE N Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,528.65 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCIN, TULIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,528.61 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, THOMAS C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,528.59 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, RANDY L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $60,528.51 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, ANGELINA Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,528.50 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JUAN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $60,528.17 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, KENNETH R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,528.11 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIARA, JACKI L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,527.90 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYDUSHEK, JOHN F, III Employer name Albany County Amount $60,527.14 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEFER, TRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,527.06 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSTEIN, JUNE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,527.04 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFRANO, WILLIAM A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,527.04 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $60,526.99 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, GABRIEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,526.95 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOHN J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $60,526.84 Date 04/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, BARBARA D Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $60,526.49 Date 08/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,526.47 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTER, CEDRIC B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,526.43 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD P Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $60,526.29 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, BRENDA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,526.25 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG-NUGENT, NANCI B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,526.03 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGARAMOORTHY, NALA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,526.03 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, SUZANNE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,526.03 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRMACICH, JANINE L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,525.77 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKRICH, SARA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,525.53 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDERT, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,525.49 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $60,525.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALTO, NICOLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,525.18 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, TODD C Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,525.08 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,524.65 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,524.46 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MOHD J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $60,524.31 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIRICO, WILLIAM J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $60,524.30 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MICHAEL P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,524.05 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, WILLIAM G Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $60,523.52 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, JOY Employer name Town of Kent Amount $60,523.50 Date 05/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNERTZ, MARY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,523.47 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, EILEEN B Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $60,523.19 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNIPSEED, KIRKSHINTA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,522.90 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFANTE, MARC D Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $60,522.84 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELLI, SHAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,522.73 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSENIS, RICHARD T Employer name Albany County Amount $60,522.24 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RICHARD Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,521.96 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System