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 THEETGE, JOHN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,253.74 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATRICK W, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,252.55 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTLER, ANA C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,252.39 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCIMASCOLO, CHRISTIAN F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,251.66 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHERYL A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $59,251.39 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ISIAH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,251.17 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MICHAEL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,251.04 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNG, RICHARD K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,250.48 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANARO, JAIME N Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $59,250.33 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARGARET T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,250.32 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ANNE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,250.24 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,250.18 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASKA, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,250.13 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,249.94 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MARGARET A Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,249.89 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, RUSSELL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,249.89 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $59,249.88 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRCH, EDWARD M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,249.75 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIERA, JANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,249.54 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, PATRICK S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,249.22 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARTIN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,249.17 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, ROMOLA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,249.08 Date 05/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLO, LAWRENCE G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,249.01 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENCZYK, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,248.44 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, ANTHONY M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,247.77 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,247.68 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, FRANK P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,247.45 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, DOROTHY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,247.33 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, ISRAEL, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $59,247.03 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,246.93 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $59,246.73 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENL, DARRELL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,246.52 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, JAMES I, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,246.48 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEGAS, NINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,246.20 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLINO, GAETANO F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,246.18 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMES W, JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,246.16 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, JESSE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,246.15 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, BECKY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,245.67 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENK, JOHN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,245.50 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,245.41 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, MICHELE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,245.37 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, JOSEPH S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,245.10 Date 04/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, LORIE M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,244.62 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, MELANIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,244.36 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECHOWSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Alden Amount $59,244.31 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLOCK, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,244.15 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BRIAN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,244.07 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHLIN, SHARON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,243.94 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, VICTORIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,243.66 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NARY, WILLIAM W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,243.28 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $59,243.17 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, TRAVIS J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,243.13 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KYLE C Employer name Erie County Amount $59,243.11 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,241.79 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVINDRAN, UMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,241.74 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, PHILIP A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,241.57 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, LISSETTE X Employer name Orange County Amount $59,241.46 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,241.42 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRON, BRAD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,241.34 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZILSKY, BRANDAWN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,241.30 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORD, JOSEPH M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,241.09 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, GEORGE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,240.49 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIFF, MARSHALL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,240.21 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DEBRA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,240.04 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $59,239.89 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIK M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,239.74 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDER, DONALD J, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,239.70 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, LUPITA T Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $59,239.60 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, AARON M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,239.49 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDEN, JOSEPH D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,239.17 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MARGARET Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,238.53 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,238.43 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MANUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,238.39 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, JUAWANA Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $59,238.27 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ANDREW M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,238.10 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, SHANNON M, MS Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,238.05 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOX, JOANNE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,237.86 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Oxford Amount $59,237.37 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TRACEY O Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,236.86 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, DIANA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $59,236.45 Date 11/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, AMANDA J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,236.43 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, COLLEEN C Employer name Albany County Amount $59,236.30 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, WES A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,236.16 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, CATHERINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,236.14 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, RONAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,236.13 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,235.90 Date 08/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, PATRICIA G Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,235.70 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $59,235.53 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMANN, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,235.44 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ASHLEY H Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $59,235.43 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,235.26 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,235.20 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, NEFERTITI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,235.16 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, MARCIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,234.90 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, ALLA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,234.73 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, JUDITH A Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $59,234.39 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $59,234.06 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, BRYAN K Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $59,233.93 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, JAMES V, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,233.85 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SAMANTHA C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,233.77 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System