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 OLIVER, MARY KATHERINE Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $59,547.55 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPULA, SHAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,547.41 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRANO, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,547.29 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, TERI M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $59,547.12 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CRAIG S Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $59,547.10 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $59,547.00 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTAY, STANLEY A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $59,546.89 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARVIN, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $59,546.84 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAIER, EUGENE H Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $59,546.78 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MIMI S Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,546.65 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,546.32 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, DALE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,545.86 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCH, PETER G Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $59,545.64 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKOO, RYAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,545.52 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DOMENIC Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,545.00 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,544.82 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LOUISE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,544.70 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, ALAN J Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $59,543.77 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LORI M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,543.12 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZELONE, CRISTAL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,542.88 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMASCOLO, MELANIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,542.75 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,542.48 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUGER, LAURIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,542.19 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,541.77 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEE, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,541.45 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, ADAM L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,541.24 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MIRLO H Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,541.23 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,541.21 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERTZER, AUDREY L Employer name Orange County Amount $59,540.89 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEN, RAYMOND L, III Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,540.60 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ARLENE B Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $59,540.52 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RYAN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,540.21 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, KA'VON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,539.51 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINI, CAROL ANN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIESEL, JUDITH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, JESSY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, PAMELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTHI-MAI, MYLOAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JANET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,539.40 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDI, NICOLE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,539.31 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DARRYL S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,539.11 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHNER, CATHY Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $59,538.78 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LEWIS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,538.50 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWREY, WILLIAM E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,537.74 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, SAMUEL P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,537.48 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, SHARLENE B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,537.10 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,536.95 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWDER, KERSTIN I Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,536.91 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUME, DARREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,536.91 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,536.91 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, CAROL Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,536.88 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRAGON, JULIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,536.62 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, VICKY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,536.52 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID W Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $59,536.52 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JUANA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,535.92 Date 05/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARMAN, MELISSA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,535.82 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, EDWARD L Employer name Town of Washington Amount $59,535.59 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROBERT G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,535.47 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, SHEBA G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,535.43 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, SHAWN M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $59,535.37 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAJEWSKI, TERESA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,535.35 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, LARRY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,534.84 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,534.33 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, SCOTT A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $59,534.28 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, VINCENT S, IV Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,534.22 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LINA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,533.93 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOAN L Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $59,533.90 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JULIE A Employer name Town of Milton Amount $59,533.56 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, CHRISTINA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,533.17 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATA, VALENT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,533.16 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ALISON A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,532.84 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VINCENT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,532.82 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKY, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,532.47 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROVILLANO, MARIA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $59,532.36 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, CANDANCE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $59,532.24 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LAURA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,532.01 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, DEBORAH F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,532.00 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,532.00 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROES, MICHAEL E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,532.00 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, DAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,531.86 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLOFF, PATRICK P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,531.72 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, LEA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,531.62 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, RONALD Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $59,531.49 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GARY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,531.45 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERJEOIS, DANIEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,531.00 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KIMBERLY C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $59,530.72 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, KEIL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,530.48 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LESTER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,530.43 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUQUE, PETER B Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,530.42 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, BRIAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,530.38 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $59,530.38 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, RONALD K, JR Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $59,530.38 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, WHITNEY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,529.97 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ASHLI Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,529.42 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, HEATHER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,529.32 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, WAYNE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,529.24 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ISSIAH L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,529.17 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, LAURA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,528.82 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, ROSEMARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,528.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System