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 MEGIVERN, DAVID J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $59,797.17 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONBERG, CANDACE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,797.09 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABYAN, BRIAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,796.97 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ANNA MARIA Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $59,796.85 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MARIE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,796.67 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINENFELSER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $59,796.60 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DIANE K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,796.59 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDEN, TIMOTHY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,796.49 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICK M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,796.36 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPELLA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,795.77 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, TRACEY A Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $59,795.45 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, RYAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,795.05 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMENTO, VENUS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,794.88 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,794.87 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CYNTHIA T Employer name Department of State Amount $59,794.38 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, MARISA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,794.23 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSLEY, ADAM C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,794.03 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZAROS, KRISTA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,793.85 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $59,793.44 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTT, DANIEL P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,793.15 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, ELIZABETH S Employer name Orange County Amount $59,792.65 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSLER, CHARLES T Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $59,792.63 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTINI, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,792.29 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONNA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,792.26 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, DANIEL K Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $59,792.23 Date 07/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, DELORES A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,792.17 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, SHINIDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,792.14 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOK, LING Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,792.14 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCHIA, PETER J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,792.07 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN IDERSTINE, ELLEN G R Employer name Broome County Amount $59,791.95 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, KENDRA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,791.93 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADERE, JACQUELINE B Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $59,791.39 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, JOHN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,791.24 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROSANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,791.20 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, CAREN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,791.02 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, KEITH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,791.00 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMANN, DOROTHY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,790.96 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DANIEL T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,790.77 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,790.76 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, DIANE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,790.72 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, GAIRY O Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,790.72 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $59,790.53 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, PEGGY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,790.43 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, TYLER B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,790.39 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $59,790.28 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES W Employer name Greene County Amount $59,790.21 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, ERIN H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,790.08 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, CHARLES A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,789.83 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOSTELLO, JOHANNA E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,789.81 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, MARTHA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,789.80 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JOHN M Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $59,789.77 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, BRYAN P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $59,789.69 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,789.65 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LA VISTA W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,789.64 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EILEEN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,789.50 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GINA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,789.35 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTELLI, MARK Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,789.18 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, MICHELE P Employer name Albany County Amount $59,789.15 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANCZYSZYN, MARTHA Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $59,789.14 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, PATRICIA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,789.01 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, LAWANNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,788.85 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVGENIKOS, ALYSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,788.84 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MARYANN Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,788.69 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCHELL, LAWRENCE P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,788.68 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYZER, R MICHAEL Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $59,788.62 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLO, ANDREW Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,788.58 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCHETTA, LOUISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,788.58 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIER, PATRICIA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,788.27 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBA, VALERIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,788.13 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, EDNA S Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $59,788.00 Date 04/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JASPER J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,787.93 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERFIELD, PHYLLIS D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $59,787.90 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,787.87 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,787.84 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIESCI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,787.60 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,787.19 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRIAN W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,787.19 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $59,786.89 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,786.72 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, MICHELE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,786.68 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT-SOARES, CARMEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,786.33 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARGARET Y Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,786.26 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, DARLENE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,786.26 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, GARRETT W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,786.26 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATES, DAVID F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,785.96 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, KYLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,785.96 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, KEENAN L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,785.93 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE, CECILE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,785.91 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTOLI, EILEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,785.74 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, CHRISTINE P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,785.69 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $59,785.60 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMKISON, JACQUELINE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,785.38 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADE, ADAM J Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $59,784.93 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAHR, SCOTT T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,784.87 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL, AMY M Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $59,784.62 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARIA E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,784.60 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PASQUALE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,784.60 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, AUDREY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,783.76 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MATTHEW Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,783.76 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANZEY, GREGG H Employer name City of Kingston Amount $59,783.03 Date 12/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System