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 ANDREWS, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,673.21 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONICK, MARY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $59,673.10 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASPY, SEAN Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,672.92 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUPIA, EILEEN M Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $59,672.74 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGINGTON, CONNIE A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $59,672.50 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,672.36 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOSCO, BARBARA Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,671.94 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRENDAN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,671.94 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLING, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,671.63 Date 04/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, JOEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,671.63 Date 03/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, RICHARD A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $59,671.19 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIER, ALAN G.W. Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,670.92 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, DONNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,670.83 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, ASTRID M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,670.51 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-WILLIAMS, CARMEYA N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,669.81 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GRACEANNE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $59,669.79 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARGARET RONEY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,669.38 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, STANLEY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,668.73 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAPATSOS, GINA N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,668.72 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINERIO, SALVATORE J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,668.39 Date 03/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN-VIOLA, CAROL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,668.09 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS H Employer name Orange County Amount $59,667.67 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ANDREW T Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $59,667.64 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, ROSS G Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $59,667.17 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINI, RICHARD J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,667.11 Date 01/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CLARENCE A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,666.63 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, GREGORY L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $59,666.47 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEE, LINDA A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,666.40 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, EDWARD V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,666.33 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURQUE, LAURA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,666.28 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DEREK J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,666.02 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, LINDA A Employer name Department of State Amount $59,665.96 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALMA L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,665.86 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,665.86 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHEY, DIANA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,665.50 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, EDWIN F Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $59,665.35 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIO, FRANK R, JR Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $59,665.05 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUGER, JANET L Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,665.02 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, TERENCE P Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $59,664.69 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISLOSKI, AARON C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $59,664.59 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,664.53 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINKERTON, ROBYNE K Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $59,664.47 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JANIE L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,664.44 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JESSE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,664.26 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $59,664.06 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MELISSA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,664.00 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFORD-MYER, BETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,663.82 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, CHUNYING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,663.52 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $59,663.43 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZEGA, LISA K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,663.24 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECHELS, LEMUEL T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,663.13 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, TAMMY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,662.84 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIUL, SHAWN W G Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,662.71 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, GREGORY T Employer name Seneca County Amount $59,662.41 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GERALD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,662.10 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOCK, FREDRICK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,662.04 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RONALD W, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,662.01 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DONALD J, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,661.92 Date 08/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTOWKA, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $59,661.86 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $59,661.79 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,661.75 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, NANCY A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,661.72 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMANI, MUHAMMAD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,661.68 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATCHETT, DOUGLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,661.68 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTENKROGER, KRISTIAN H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,661.25 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, PEGG A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,660.85 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, JOSEPH V Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,660.55 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,659.68 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOBOHM, ELIZABETH Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $59,659.46 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOUGH, SLOANE D Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $59,659.42 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DALIA N Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,659.27 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAYER, RYANN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,659.18 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, DOUGLAS G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,659.08 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, LU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,658.72 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLO, ANN M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $59,658.53 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-WATKIN, MELISSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,658.48 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $59,658.28 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, TAMARA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,658.04 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, CINDY Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,657.75 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, DONNA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,657.72 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, WILFREDO Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,657.32 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDWELL, JEFFREY K Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $59,657.06 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCE, JERRY L Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $59,656.87 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLESKI, JILL M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $59,656.79 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, ALEXANDRE F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,656.67 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DESIREE Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $59,656.45 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIS, ANTHONY Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $59,656.31 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, DIANE M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $59,656.04 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHENBAUM, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,655.95 Date 06/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PERSONERIE, MARILYN J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,655.87 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, MICHAEL A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,655.77 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DANIEL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,655.59 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, CHANDROWTIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,655.54 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, DAVID Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,655.22 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, DARRIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,655.21 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MAUREEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,655.12 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $59,654.73 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MICHAEL R, II Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,654.72 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JOHN A, JR Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $59,654.56 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVILL, AARON T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $59,654.54 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System