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 FLORES, RENEE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, CHRISTINA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINGE, LAURIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,376.71 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, BERTRAM L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $59,376.62 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARMINE, MARGARET A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,376.36 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMS, THOMAS Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,376.11 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEKKING, SANDRA D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $59,376.01 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODSON, MARK L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,376.00 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, TINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,375.97 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, JAMES A, II Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,375.94 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DAVID M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $59,375.87 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $59,375.62 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOHN T Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $59,375.31 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DANIEL Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,375.30 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JOSHUA E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,375.28 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, BRIAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,375.10 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLACH, ILYSSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,375.06 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEVERSON, ROBERTA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,375.04 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LONG Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,375.00 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, RICHARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,374.94 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $59,374.52 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRUZZI, MARY-JUDITH Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,374.31 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKO, STACY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,373.86 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIGUE, KEVIN P Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $59,373.61 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,373.60 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUN, MATTHEW M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,373.58 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTAI, JESSICA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,373.55 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMO, RONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,373.49 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUHOFER, FRANKLIN R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $59,373.24 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, THEONIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,372.80 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, JARED J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,372.64 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSEPH T Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $59,372.28 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, SUNDAY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,372.28 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMM, BENJAMIN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,372.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, MICHELLE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,371.91 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESS, MEGHAN G Employer name Orange County Amount $59,371.73 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ARIEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,371.37 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER BOGART, COREY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,371.29 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHAUNTEE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,371.27 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,371.27 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUI, ZHAO B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,371.26 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,371.26 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MITZIE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,371.20 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO-SELLIN, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,371.20 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDESSARE, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,370.97 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORD, JODIE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,370.95 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,370.89 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOVAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,370.73 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, JESSICA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,370.65 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, MICHELE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,370.47 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, ARTHUR S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,369.93 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $59,369.81 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, ROBERT T Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,369.57 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, MINDY F Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $59,369.53 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, CECIL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,369.52 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, YVONNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,369.47 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, JARED M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,369.30 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TERENCE W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,369.14 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $59,368.91 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAO, JOAO V Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,368.87 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,368.77 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, RICHARD G Employer name Broome County Amount $59,368.73 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LAURA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,368.61 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GERARD Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,368.59 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,368.44 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $59,368.29 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, CARL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,368.00 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MICHAEL A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,366.83 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, DEBRA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,366.81 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KENNETH R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,366.64 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, KEIRA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,366.64 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JERRY, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,366.40 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERRASTRO, JANICE L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,366.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MICHAEL B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,365.87 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILMAN, MARTIN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,365.75 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, REBECCA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,365.57 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANAM, SUSAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,365.47 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,365.15 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, WILLIAM W Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,364.89 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, WILLIAM A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,364.81 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SAUL Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $59,364.63 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGOLI, ERICA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,364.55 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, KAREN R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,364.51 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, DEREK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,364.32 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, STEVEN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $59,364.18 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, WAYDE R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $59,363.70 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, CHARLES H Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $59,363.40 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, DUSTY L Employer name Yates County Amount $59,363.06 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $59,363.01 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, ANGELO M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $59,362.22 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTY, JENNIFER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,361.81 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, DANITA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,361.62 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, LISA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,361.58 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, KIM M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $59,361.55 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNELL, MICHAEL Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $59,361.44 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,361.36 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,361.29 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, ANNA MARIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,361.28 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKES, ELAINA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,360.91 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System