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 BROWN, VERONICA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $60,034.08 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,034.02 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNER, MARY K Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $60,034.00 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, SHELLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,034.00 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, WALTER M, IV Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,033.99 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ACCURSIO, ANGELINA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,033.98 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH B Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,033.98 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, JOANNE Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,033.55 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $60,033.25 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BARBARA K Employer name Broome County Amount $60,033.10 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, JUSTIN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,033.07 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $60,033.02 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, GLENN P Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $60,032.63 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TODD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,032.59 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARY E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,032.22 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNIP, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,032.08 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, SANDRA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $60,032.02 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLELSON, MJANET BULL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $60,032.02 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKEL, KURT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,032.02 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTANIEH, MOHAMMAD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,032.02 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KATHERINE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,032.02 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,032.02 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBERGER, RODNEY G Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $60,032.02 Date 02/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARULLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,031.91 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRIS G Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,031.88 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLARY, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,031.88 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARITO, EDWARD M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,031.70 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGANS, KELLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,031.59 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MARYBETH Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,031.42 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROZZIBROWN, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,031.36 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, MARK J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,031.28 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROXENOS-ADAIR, ANTONIA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,031.19 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAYSON A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,030.97 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCEWICZ, GRANT R Employer name Town of Holland Amount $60,030.81 Date 10/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPERINA, SVETLANA V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,030.65 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMACOR, ANN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,030.64 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKART, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,030.34 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIZ, SUSAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,030.08 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC COY, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,030.02 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $60,029.84 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, PAULINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,029.66 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, PAUL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,029.62 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Colton Amount $60,029.59 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBETZ, JO ANNE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $60,029.54 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HERBERT E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,029.19 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,028.79 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAY, KARLENE R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,028.70 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, LYNNE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,028.50 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, WAYNE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,028.47 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, DENNIS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,028.39 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,028.15 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EVERETTE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,028.02 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKA, CECELIA T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $60,027.58 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT ARGENTI, ANN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,027.09 Date 11/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, ANGELO Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,027.03 Date 08/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, JOSE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $60,026.95 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWOLABI, MANUEL O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,026.89 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, LORI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,026.42 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, TAMMY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $60,026.23 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, PATRICIA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.86 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, TODD M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,025.35 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, ANDREW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,025.11 Date 07/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,024.83 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTLANDT, MARGARET Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,024.75 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHAK, CATHERINE Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $60,024.65 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDO, KRISTINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $60,024.42 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, NANCY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,024.22 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,024.19 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASINO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $60,023.67 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ELAINE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,023.36 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JOSEPH A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $60,023.34 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MAHENDRA G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $60,023.06 Date 04/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, ANGELA Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,023.04 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, NICHOLAS C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,022.81 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, PETER A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,022.67 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SANFORD L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,022.25 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JUDI A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,022.17 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,022.09 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, LYNN C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $60,021.89 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFT, KENNETH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,021.66 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,021.51 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE'LEE, RENEE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,021.43 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-VERINI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,021.37 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALUCCO, FRANK J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $60,021.12 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFINO, EILEEN Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $60,020.63 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JOSHUA W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $60,020.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, PATTI L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,020.04 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, SCHAUNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.68 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.68 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHANI C Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.67 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CAMPBELL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.66 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOMSKY, BENJAMIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.66 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYME, HELEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.66 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DELLON, PETER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.65 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, ANA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEBORAH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, HILLARY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISULA, ROMAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDER, DANIELLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGILLO, CANDICE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,019.64 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System