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 SIKORA, MATTHEW E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,812.27 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBA, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Somers Amount $59,812.13 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, DAVID B Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,811.60 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISELE, LAURA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,811.57 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDUKWU, MARY U Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,811.55 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, STEVEN J Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $59,811.42 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, PATRICIA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,811.39 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $59,811.32 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNSIE, TAMEKA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,811.04 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SANDRA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,810.92 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, CHAD M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,810.91 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCOVI, MARK E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,810.88 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPA, SIMION Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,810.86 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, SALVATORE P Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,810.58 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, THERESA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,810.54 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, LESLIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,810.53 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,810.44 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, LAURIE ANN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,810.31 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROAK, CAROL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,810.29 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, EILEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,810.13 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, STEFANIE D Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $59,810.02 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMINGER, VERNELL Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $59,809.87 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWIEC, ANN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $59,809.85 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, LARRY R Employer name Town of Poland Amount $59,809.21 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, LYNNE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,809.10 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO-MALONE, TIFFANY J Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $59,808.88 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, SHAREE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,808.81 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, LEO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,808.72 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, OWEN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,808.29 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARY JO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,808.28 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGON, LAWRENCE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,808.28 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AUDEEN E Employer name Orange County Amount $59,808.04 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERBRAUN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,807.74 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, LUISA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $59,807.71 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, SANDRA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,807.71 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA C Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,807.57 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDERS, CRAIG L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $59,807.54 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBLES, ANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,807.37 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GREG D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,807.18 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, BABETTE A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $59,807.11 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADNER, MONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $59,807.09 Date 10/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, STEVEN R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,807.06 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JOYCE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,806.90 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, STEPHEN G Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,806.64 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, SARAH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,806.50 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWE, COREY B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,806.06 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ERIC L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,805.84 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGOLA, ANGELINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,805.75 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,805.70 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SESS, VINCENT D Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $59,805.63 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDOWSKI, GARY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,805.62 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBMEHL, DAVID T Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $59,805.59 Date 05/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROOQ, OLIVE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $59,805.44 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEK, JOHN D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,804.79 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $59,804.33 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIER, LARISSA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,804.17 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, ROBERT C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $59,803.78 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK E Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,803.71 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMONS, GENEVA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,803.52 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMANDINE, JEFFREY R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,803.48 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOSKI, NORA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,803.19 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $59,803.06 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, LINDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,802.91 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, CATHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,802.90 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN P Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,802.85 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES-BOGARDUS, TAMMY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,802.83 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBERTH, WILLIAM T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,802.82 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CHARLES J Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $59,802.81 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DAMON C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,802.46 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MEGAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,802.26 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, RONALD A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $59,802.00 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, JOSHUA L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $59,801.88 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, AMY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,801.85 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $59,801.17 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAWN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,800.85 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, KARMEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,800.72 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMEJDA, ELIZABETH H Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,800.70 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOT, LENORA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,800.50 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUC, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $59,800.48 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,800.46 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRIAN J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,800.40 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, KRISTI L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,800.37 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,800.18 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAN, THERESA A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,799.86 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, NOEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,799.85 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUS, CHERYL L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,799.60 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, THOMAS C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,799.52 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPOPOLO, DONNA Employer name Village of Airmont Amount $59,799.41 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, STEVEN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,799.20 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $59,799.03 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANCHO, JEFFREY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,798.93 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES T, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,798.82 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, JANE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,798.57 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CATHERINE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $59,798.53 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, MILDRED Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,798.53 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, CARLOS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,798.23 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS JIMENEZ, DIEGO A Employer name Broome County Amount $59,798.19 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VEGLIA, KAREN D Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $59,798.10 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, LINDSAY M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,797.95 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,797.56 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System