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 MATTESON, FREDERICK C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,274.45 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, JAMES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,274.21 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JOHN S Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,274.21 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, WILLIAM E Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $59,274.18 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, DALE R R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,273.47 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVSEY, STEVEN C Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $59,272.97 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,272.61 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $59,272.48 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $59,272.42 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, DAVID J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $59,272.33 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICISSIMO, JOSEPH P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,272.20 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,272.13 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, IRVING Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $59,272.10 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESBYLA, PEGGY ANN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,272.04 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, SUZANNE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $59,271.89 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSI, DAVID J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,271.15 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKOL, DANIEL P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,270.96 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, JOSE A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $59,270.93 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JOHN L Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $59,270.60 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, ELIZABETH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,270.59 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BRENDAN G Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,270.53 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $59,270.47 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHELLEY A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $59,270.34 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DANA L Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $59,270.33 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, HELEN W Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $59,270.31 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSTIN, ILYA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,270.12 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, PHILIP Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,269.37 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LINDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,269.34 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, WALTER C, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,269.28 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUPIA, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $59,269.24 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, MARIO Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,268.55 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WALTER J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $59,267.69 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JACQUELINE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,267.47 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DERRICK J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,267.27 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWONG, RAYMOND P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,267.26 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,267.24 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREESE, JACK E, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,266.93 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, DENNIS E Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $59,266.48 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFI-KHAN, BIBI W Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,266.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFER, DAVID R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,265.35 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALLER, TRAVIS J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $59,265.14 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUNOW, MARY F Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $59,264.74 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, STEPHEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,264.65 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ROBERT E Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,263.55 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ERIC L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,263.27 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRITTANY M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,263.11 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLI, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,262.78 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MATTHEW G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,262.65 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, SCOTT E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,262.62 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMINA, DAVID L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,262.60 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDICK, BRIANNE L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $59,262.58 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,262.52 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAVE, JULIO Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $59,262.09 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, MAUREEN A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,262.06 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THERESA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $59,261.90 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, THOMAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,261.68 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $59,261.10 Date 10/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,261.03 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ERIN K Employer name Erie County Amount $59,260.97 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCK, SCOTT J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,260.89 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMASTRO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $59,260.81 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SHARON A Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,260.77 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTI, MARINA Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,260.41 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, NICHOLE E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $59,260.34 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOVICH, ROBIN M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,260.28 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,260.25 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALMANN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,259.92 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVITUSO, GIACOMO Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $59,259.77 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMOSO, JOSE Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,259.48 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TWANETTE V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,259.41 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $59,258.79 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ALICE J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,258.65 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, JOANNA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,258.46 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HELEN E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,257.99 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RYAN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,257.95 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, VINCENT J Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,257.94 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FLORENCE B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,257.59 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LINDA F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,257.47 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, CHRISTINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,257.40 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, WILLIAM J, IV Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,257.35 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JULIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,257.27 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NANCY R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $59,257.25 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ROBERT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,257.20 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARGARET Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $59,257.14 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, IRENE C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $59,256.65 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NATALIE K Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,256.51 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,256.31 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,256.09 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOST, JOHN F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,255.83 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,255.83 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MARJORIE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,255.76 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, WALLACE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,255.75 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, TERESE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,255.61 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, BRITTEN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,255.60 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELTMAN, LEWIS J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $59,255.56 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, MAUREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,254.68 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESECKER, JODI L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,254.49 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DOMINIQUE Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $59,254.45 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, COLDEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,254.18 Date 10/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICCOLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,254.10 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System