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 BAILEY, SALLY G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $60,417.66 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,417.41 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMELIO, BENEDICT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,417.32 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLEET, DUSTI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,417.31 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, JOAO F Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $60,417.26 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CATHERINE M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $60,417.00 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOKLER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,417.00 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $60,416.77 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SIU CHING Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,416.35 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,416.01 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGIE, PETER Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $60,415.60 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRSSEN, DONALD A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $60,415.57 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RICHARD R Employer name Albany County Amount $60,415.20 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,414.98 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOSHUA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,414.59 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, LAURA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $60,414.15 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELISSA C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,414.10 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEAD, CHRISTINA S Employer name Huntington Memorial Library Amount $60,414.02 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, PAULINE V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,413.95 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAMELLO, JESSICA A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $60,413.85 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, ANDREW M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,413.55 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-VAZQUEZ, DARLENE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,413.31 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, CHRISTINE Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $60,413.23 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, GREGORY T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,412.60 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $60,411.90 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,411.85 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTLINGER, DOROTHY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,411.69 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, JOANNE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,411.69 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,411.36 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,411.21 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, NICOLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,411.16 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGIN, CYNTHIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,410.65 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISELYER, VALERIYA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,410.22 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACHTA, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $60,410.00 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKORONKWO, OCHIEZES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,409.91 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, GERALD A Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $60,409.82 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, JEAN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $60,409.54 Date 01/10/1956 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULISZEWSKI, EZRA S Employer name Orange County Amount $60,409.53 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PATRASIA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $60,409.44 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $60,409.44 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTA, GLORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,409.01 Date 12/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSING, PETER H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,408.86 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAGAN, ROBERT J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $60,408.75 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASSIE, KATE S Employer name Legislative Library Amount $60,408.66 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ARNUM, TERRY L, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $60,408.54 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATZ, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,408.49 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUZANNE F Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $60,408.45 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RAYMOND T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $60,408.23 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSTON, WALTER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,407.91 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, ROBERT S Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,407.62 Date 09/08/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRYAN R Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,407.62 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTITTA, JUDY E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $60,407.62 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNACK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,407.29 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULDENSCHUH, CARL E Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,407.20 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRODDEN, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,407.07 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARECCIA, JOSEPH Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,406.90 Date 11/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDUSO, JOSEPH P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,406.85 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, LOUIS J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,406.73 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTTERER, DIANE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $60,406.71 Date 07/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, PAMELA J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $60,406.71 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, GREGORY W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,406.69 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASTASI, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Fulton Amount $60,406.52 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LINDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,406.34 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BORDE, REBECCA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,406.07 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $60,405.99 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, KERLINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,405.89 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LENIS R, III Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,405.03 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, FELICIA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,405.01 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPETIELLO, LUCIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,404.73 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, JASON M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $60,404.30 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, SAMUEL Employer name Erie County Amount $60,404.13 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, TRISHA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,403.99 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKEW, MARYANN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,403.57 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GORY, MARY M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,403.47 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, DANIELLE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $60,403.40 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,403.31 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEISS-MACKEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $60,403.15 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KAITLIN M E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,402.99 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMBY, MELISSA E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $60,402.89 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Erie County Amount $60,402.74 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHARONETTE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,402.62 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, BARBARA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,402.61 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DEBORAH L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $60,402.43 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, JANE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,402.28 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, ALLISON L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $60,401.60 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, ROBYN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,401.18 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, THOMAS W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $60,400.96 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTNER, ANN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,400.91 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SARAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,400.64 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANWANI, PRIYA P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,400.62 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DWAYNE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,400.62 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,400.36 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKOSKIE, ANNA L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $60,400.25 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELIZABETH S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,399.98 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BRIAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,399.94 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET-ELLERBE, TAMMARA V Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $60,399.84 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LISCHELE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,399.64 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,399.54 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, LEA L Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,399.07 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, DEANA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,399.07 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System