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 MAGUIRE, CHARLES F Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,693.46 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURORE, REGINALD Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.41 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, MARLYN Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.40 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITZEL, KERRI N Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.40 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARISOL J Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.40 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, CHRISTINA S Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.40 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NABB, TAMMY E Employer name Education Department Amount $59,693.40 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, JASON C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,693.40 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, HAROLD W Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $59,693.37 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, LAURA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,693.32 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, DAVID F Employer name Erie County Amount $59,691.63 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WENDY A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,691.50 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,691.34 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,691.23 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, JOANNE M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $59,691.19 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHOLLOW, ZACHARY S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,690.30 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $59,690.04 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, KAREN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,689.63 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVETTIERE, EILIS M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $59,689.37 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ADORNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,689.26 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETTO, ANTHONY F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $59,689.00 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUN, LINDSEY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,688.77 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, CORY B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,688.71 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPSKI, TANYA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $59,688.70 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ANTHONY J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $59,688.57 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTLE, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,688.00 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,687.81 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,687.54 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, ANITA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,687.44 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, MARK D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,687.40 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGIN, NANETTE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,687.27 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, MAURICIO A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,687.24 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, CAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,686.60 Date 05/27/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,686.04 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,685.72 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, NATHAN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $59,685.64 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, PATRICIA E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $59,685.49 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, SARAH C Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,685.45 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, NATALIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,685.12 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELSKI, ROBIN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,684.79 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, SHARIS L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,684.14 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAKOS, MAUREEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,683.91 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, NICHOLAS M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,683.90 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,683.32 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG BROWN, NANCY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,683.02 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $59,682.87 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, LISA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,682.83 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, LISA C Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $59,682.59 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $59,682.56 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, EDDIE H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,682.40 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,682.29 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,681.42 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, CALVIN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,681.23 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAR, MARIYA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,681.12 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTELA, KRISTEN-LYN Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $59,681.01 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARIERI, JAMES P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,680.96 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIGER, JEFFERY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,680.67 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANIEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,680.36 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, SANDRA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,680.31 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, ROBERT E Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $59,679.75 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLF, KAHWAY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,679.71 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MARK Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $59,679.43 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,678.97 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATELLA, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,678.80 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODDANY, BRANDON R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,678.65 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONEZ, RAMON Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $59,678.10 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, LUKE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $59,678.08 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, VIRGINIA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,678.03 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,677.88 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIOSA, JOSEPH Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,677.81 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,677.81 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JULIAN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,677.81 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMATO, MARTHA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,677.72 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANO, VICTOR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $59,677.55 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTEDTER, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,677.52 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, DEANNA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,677.49 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMORIER, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $59,677.24 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINO, CAROLINE D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,676.95 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBGAY, KINZANG Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,676.50 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,676.34 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KELLY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,676.26 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPANO, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,676.20 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,676.11 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINNETT J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,675.81 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBROKE, DOREEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,675.81 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,675.81 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, HEATHER M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,675.39 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, VIVIAN V Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,675.29 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOROWSKI, MARGARET Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,675.17 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERT, JOANNE S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,675.16 Date 11/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, HEIDI L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,675.15 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, JANNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,674.72 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SHAUN S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,674.12 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,673.84 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, TRACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $59,673.76 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MICHAEL Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,673.70 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH-MANUELL, CHAD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,673.70 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, OWEN C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,673.70 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MYRNA Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $59,673.42 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, ERIC J Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $59,673.30 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System