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 PURDY, DANIEL W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,294.51 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, MATTHEW M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,294.35 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GRACE P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,294.21 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONY, BILLIJIN G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,294.04 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,293.80 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ROBIN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $59,293.70 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTERBAR, GERALD S Employer name Warren County Amount $59,293.34 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZINKAI, SHARON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,293.23 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, JAMES H Employer name Village of Chateaugay Amount $59,293.20 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $59,292.73 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVEN, ADDISON T, JR Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,292.66 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNART, CHRISTINE L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,291.94 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $59,291.75 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,291.63 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLICA, RICHARD Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $59,291.58 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIER, LISA J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $59,291.45 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, BRENDAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,291.39 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, EDMUND L, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,291.32 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTON, DENA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,291.18 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALEO, RITA M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $59,290.96 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGGINSON, IAN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $59,290.72 Date 09/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,290.68 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECH, FRANCES M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,290.59 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, AIDA L Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $59,290.53 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDEY, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $59,290.16 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, ROBERT C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,290.04 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,290.03 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,290.01 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIOSO, LOIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,289.97 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDE, REGINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,289.96 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,289.89 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, SARAH A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $59,289.87 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARHAVER, LYNNE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,289.70 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, TRACY D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,289.68 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLARINDE, JUMOKE PHILOMENA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,288.93 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,288.70 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRANTLEY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,288.37 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGA, THOMAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,288.13 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, CHERYL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,288.01 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, MICHELE R Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,287.63 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, BARBARA J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $59,287.60 Date 09/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CARLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,287.56 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASONNO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,286.36 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JASON E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,286.23 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOKE, ANDREW J Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,286.10 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, CARLOS I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,286.10 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ANNE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,285.96 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO-MILEA, JOANN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,285.88 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, ANDREW W Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $59,285.74 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, KEVIN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,285.61 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPER, NANCY A Employer name Village of Laurel Hollow Amount $59,285.48 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EMILIO, JOSEPH N Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $59,285.16 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SANDY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,285.08 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DERREK H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,284.87 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,284.82 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABER, NICOLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,284.65 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, SARAH L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $59,284.58 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, PATRICK M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,284.34 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, YVONNE A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $59,284.25 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, MURTY J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,284.25 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, ISMAEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,284.25 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DIANA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,284.25 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIELINI, ANDREA Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $59,283.83 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELENO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,283.51 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,283.07 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARD, ANN R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,282.97 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAONA, LISA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,282.79 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERLE, ANNFRANCES Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,282.58 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, FRANCES Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,282.58 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RALPH T, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,282.52 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JOSHUA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,282.45 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LA RUTH Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,282.40 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, STEVEN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,282.30 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINO, DAWN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,282.12 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, DONALD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,282.00 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKAEGBU-NDUKWE, UGO J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,281.85 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDEISEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $59,281.83 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANSKI, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,281.57 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUXTABLE, GREGORY G Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,281.32 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELHOMME, EDWIGH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,280.68 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BRADLY P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,280.35 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENEUS, ROBENS Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $59,279.98 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JASON E Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $59,279.91 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, JASON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,279.74 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICA, GEORGE G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,278.57 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELLE M R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,278.29 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMI, ANDREW D Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,277.95 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,277.79 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIER, KELLY I Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $59,277.66 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $59,277.53 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, ROBERTO Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $59,277.51 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SANDRA B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,277.01 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOPY, PATRICIA C Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $59,276.35 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, NATHAN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,276.20 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-JOHNSON, RUTHINE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,276.15 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DOUGLAS K Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $59,275.88 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUZ, BRIAN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,275.52 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDTREE, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,274.97 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, CAREEN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,274.77 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKEDA, NANCY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,274.68 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System