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 LLANOS, MARIELA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,578.40 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,578.34 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILOTRAS, EMILY Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $59,578.19 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, KEITH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,577.90 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, CHERICE G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $59,577.21 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, GARRETT W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,576.76 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, JILL A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $59,576.36 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LEAH S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,575.98 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT-OEHL, REBEKAH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,575.55 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK BUCKLER, JULIE Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,575.52 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ALEXANDER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $59,575.52 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMBORSKI, DOROTHY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,575.44 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MEISSA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,575.11 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, JASON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,574.91 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LISA N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,574.71 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIDDY, MARIE A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,574.63 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, EILEEN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,574.59 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBERT, SHEILA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,574.56 Date 06/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ERVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,574.31 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,574.30 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USEFOF, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,574.30 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, JOANNE P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $59,574.14 Date 10/10/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LUIS R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,574.08 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRINGER, TAMMI S Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,574.02 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, JOY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,573.79 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONNIE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,573.73 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, DANIEL W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $59,573.70 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TINA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,573.63 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, RONALD J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,573.56 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKOWSKI, KATHERINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,573.28 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANDREW M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,573.28 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEJFULOSKA, SELMA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,572.28 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, KRISTEN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,572.18 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASH, ERIC S Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $59,572.12 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLYMORE-BEY, JOYCE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,571.99 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, SHAWNA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,571.82 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOR, SOPHIE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,571.68 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, SUSAN Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,571.20 Date 01/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONSANI, CHERYL P Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,571.18 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALI, DAVID T Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,570.92 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TONYA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,570.81 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHELLE T Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,570.80 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGER, LAURIE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,570.50 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,570.43 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, RICHARD F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,570.18 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERING, ANDREA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,570.16 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,570.16 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,570.16 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH-GERTZ, MICAH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,570.16 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADEK, SAID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,570.16 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KORY C Employer name Education Department Amount $59,570.16 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, DAVID H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,570.14 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,570.14 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,570.03 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMETT, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,569.82 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, LORRAINE E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,569.74 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,569.53 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $59,569.48 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, KEVIN J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,569.32 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, HANIFF Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,569.00 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINO, MICHAEL N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,568.85 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,568.79 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IRAIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,568.60 Date 05/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JILL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,568.38 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVODSKY, CAROL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,568.17 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, JASON J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,567.98 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERO, ANGELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,567.80 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, GREGORY A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,567.71 Date 03/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOAN E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $59,567.66 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, WILLIAM O, JR Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $59,567.13 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTIS, DANIEL F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,567.09 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICEK, JASON P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,566.90 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, MILTON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,566.81 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLING, THEODORE Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $59,566.71 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVORE, FRANCIS P, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,566.52 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, DAWN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,566.25 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBA, JULIA F, MS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,566.00 Date 12/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,565.74 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, JAMON B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,565.59 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOHUT-LIPPMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $59,565.20 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ADAM P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,564.97 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, SUSAN L Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $59,564.50 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, WILLIAM T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,564.20 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,563.83 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, GUY M, SR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,563.66 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,563.46 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRTSCHEV, ANTON Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $59,563.33 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JAMES J Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,563.30 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIER, IRENE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,563.22 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, EMILY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,563.14 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, NORMA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $59,563.11 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOHN R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $59,562.97 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, MARIE FLORE Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,562.76 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DUANE D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,562.74 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TERINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,562.65 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, ERIC T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $59,562.08 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ROBERT J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $59,562.00 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, VICKI J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,561.97 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MATTHEW Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,561.96 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNETZLER, TERA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,561.91 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System