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 QUINITCHETTE, CHRISTINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,186.91 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELL, SAUNDRA Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $60,186.88 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDRES O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,186.69 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOS, LOUIS, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $60,186.63 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVON, MARIA F Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $60,186.45 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SARA Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,186.42 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIGA, MARIA S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,186.37 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, KRISTINE G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,186.29 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, GWENDOLYN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,185.85 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, AUDREY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,185.84 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,185.74 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCERI, RICHELLE J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $60,185.66 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMERMAN, GEORGIANNA Z Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,185.13 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,185.11 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, TERESA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,184.71 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIS, ALICIA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,184.36 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRINZO, GINA Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $60,184.22 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEET, TERENCE W Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,184.15 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVELL, BRADLEY F Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $60,183.33 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, RONALD J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,182.88 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MOLLY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,182.72 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, MAGALY I Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,182.39 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $60,182.39 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, EDWARD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,182.11 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICK, ANTHONY J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $60,181.98 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISCI, DOUGLAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,181.96 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, AJEET M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,181.61 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAWN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,181.44 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGNUS, EDWARD F, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,181.31 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAGIOLI, TERESA M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $60,181.20 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMARK, JESSICCA L Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $60,181.10 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASYPANY, ALAN M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $60,181.02 Date 09/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOODANSINGH, SHERNAL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,180.97 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,180.74 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARATTA, MICHAEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,180.58 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS E Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,180.37 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDER, BERNADINE M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $60,180.08 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,179.97 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD, KAREN S Employer name Cortland County Amount $60,179.65 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, WILLIAM Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,179.49 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAI, THEODORE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,178.53 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY-HEWITT, SHELLEY L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $60,178.17 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUE, BETH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $60,178.04 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHAYDE, KYLE A Employer name Department of State Amount $60,178.03 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZE, LENORA H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,177.95 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGUIRE, FRANK D Employer name Greene County Amount $60,177.76 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, PATRICIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,176.95 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $60,176.90 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELLE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,176.87 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,176.85 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAULA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,176.81 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, SHAWN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,176.71 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURI, MICHAEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,176.34 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, MAUREEN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,175.91 Date 06/12/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, JOYCE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $60,175.90 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGER, ROBERT C, III Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $60,175.84 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,175.51 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, BRIAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,175.23 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZUK, MATTHEW B Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $60,174.94 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES-ARMSTRONG, OMAR Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,174.90 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERANSKI, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,174.77 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, PAMELA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,174.61 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHERYL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,174.53 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, STACY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,174.48 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, XIAO-LEI, MS Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $60,174.04 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,173.68 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, STEPHEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,173.46 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVINDEER-JONES, ANDREA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,173.14 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IEPPARIELLO, LISA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $60,172.99 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ALISON J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $60,172.95 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,172.73 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUZIOS-GIANNAKOS, GEORGIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $60,172.30 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, LINDSEY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,172.30 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANS, CLEMENT A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,172.21 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, ADEL R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,172.17 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVIA, FRANK R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $60,171.94 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, TRACEY V Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $60,171.92 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURLESS, JAMES M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,171.89 Date 07/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,171.87 Date 02/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWE, MATTHEW A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PAULETTE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, SHEILA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBBIE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARBARA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTICE, JANETTE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, REYNALDO C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEERS, NANCY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEIRDRE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,171.72 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, REBECCA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,171.49 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,171.08 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $60,171.00 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAROSIA, LISA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,170.98 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEKEY, JUDITH A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $60,170.96 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,170.55 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JAMES A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,170.37 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUIZAN, JUNIOR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,170.16 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, ROXANNE L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,169.62 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDSTED, ERIC R Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,169.35 Date 06/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLEW, CLYDE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,169.22 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JAMES R Employer name Albany County Amount $60,169.18 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System