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 FORMISANO, NEIL D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,712.86 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, LAWRENCE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,712.61 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, HOMER F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,712.54 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JESSICA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,712.50 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, AARON K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,712.44 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNDALES, JOSEPHINE G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,712.35 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSTO, EILEEN M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $59,712.18 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLI, DANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,712.13 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, CLINTON M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $59,711.98 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, TOBY Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $59,711.80 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, SHINE P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,711.78 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAMOY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,711.62 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, ANTHONY N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,711.56 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANETRELLA, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,711.09 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE RICKS, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,710.21 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNELL E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,709.97 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,709.97 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LORETTA F Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,709.97 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNIS, WILLIAM G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,709.62 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARK C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,709.30 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, GLENDON D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,709.26 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KENDAL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,709.00 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,708.90 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, MICHAEL A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $59,708.88 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMBRI, PETER M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $59,708.49 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,708.49 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, RICHARD J, SR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,708.38 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $59,708.34 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, PATRICK J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,708.03 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $59,707.96 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, CHARITY D Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $59,707.60 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSZAK, JOSEPHINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,707.57 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, RUTH J Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $59,707.45 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNER, MELISSA D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,706.94 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, NEIL D Employer name Town of Victor Amount $59,706.77 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,706.70 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, PAUL E Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,706.36 Date 03/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEFLE, THERESA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,706.07 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DEAN D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,706.04 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JULIA A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $59,705.91 Date 12/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,705.65 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, DESIREE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,705.51 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECZYNSKI, BRENDA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,705.15 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULLS, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $59,704.80 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DANNY C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $59,704.76 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAK, MATTHEW L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,704.36 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGLER, DEBRA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,704.16 Date 11/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, SHEILA D Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $59,704.08 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARO, ARSENIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,703.57 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MAUREEN R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,703.55 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, CHRISTINE M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $59,703.50 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARK, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,703.35 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RICHARD C Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,703.33 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $59,703.18 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, SUZANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,703.15 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,702.98 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, THERESA D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,702.53 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, KELLY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,702.53 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESELER, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $59,702.01 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDEMGBA, OBINECHE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,701.61 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMIPAMBA MENDEZ, RICARDO F Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,701.35 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADAKIN, TERESA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,701.30 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ANITA R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $59,701.12 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, BRUCE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,701.05 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBIN A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $59,700.88 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, TODD D Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $59,700.63 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREASON, JANET E Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $59,699.88 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, EVE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,699.85 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHER, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $59,699.83 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAUMETZER, KEVIN C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $59,699.82 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHA, COREY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,699.71 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, JOSHUA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,699.51 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFINCHIO, GARY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,699.48 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSUCH, JOSEPH M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $59,698.76 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLT, PERRY L, II Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,698.74 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCIN, KERRY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,698.68 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUDITH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,698.60 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYVAZIAN, GINA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,698.23 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGER, PETER Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,698.21 Date 12/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINLING, LINVAL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,698.14 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, GARY Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $59,698.12 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, DEREK E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $59,697.84 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOIM, AIDA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,697.46 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, ERIKA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,697.04 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, MARY ELLEN Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $59,696.87 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFNER, CHARLES P Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $59,696.81 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,696.50 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARRO, KRISTOFER M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,696.49 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TAMETHIEA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,696.09 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUGER, JAMES B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,696.08 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, MARK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,696.00 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,695.76 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, JOSHUA W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,695.43 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIBER, ESTHER V Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $59,695.34 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, PATRICIA L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $59,694.91 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, MARIE T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $59,694.37 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Athens Amount $59,694.27 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, JIWAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,694.24 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $59,693.70 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SHARON J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,693.55 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System