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 LEVESQUE, GARY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,161.64 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ANY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,161.63 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, TANYA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,161.31 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, DAVON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,161.27 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIK, MARC L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,160.68 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,160.67 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $59,160.21 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RACHELLE A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $59,160.06 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,160.04 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, FREDDIE Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $59,160.04 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, LUANNE FRANCES Employer name Erie County Amount $59,159.63 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, ALFREDO A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,159.54 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, LEONARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,159.25 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TERRY N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,159.16 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLES, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,158.78 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,158.47 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,158.06 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN-MILLER, CINDY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,158.00 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROST, KIMBERLY R Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $59,157.79 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,157.58 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASS, JULIE B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,157.52 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RACHAEL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,157.34 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWELL, MARYANN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $59,157.24 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, EUGENE D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,157.06 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRERES, SHEILA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,156.99 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PAMELA Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $59,156.20 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, PHYLLIS Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $59,156.01 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,155.92 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, GILBERT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,155.91 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KAREN M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,155.57 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $59,155.52 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELA, ROBERTO E Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,155.12 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOWITZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,154.82 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD W, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $59,154.78 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOMO, LOUIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,154.71 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $59,154.60 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MICKEY P Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $59,154.52 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEPHANE, DAVID C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,154.49 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, NELSON H Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,154.34 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $59,154.32 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, FLORISEMANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,154.17 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAU, BRIAN R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $59,153.94 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAZZI, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,153.55 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIARIELLO, MARY BETH Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $59,153.52 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EVELYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,153.44 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATH, LEON C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,153.38 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETTO, JUDY M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $59,153.11 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALICIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,152.90 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, AKIEM Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,152.85 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES VASSELL, ADRIANNA M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,152.07 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $59,152.04 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLSMA, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,151.47 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,151.10 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYKO, MANUEL C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,150.85 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENZ, JEFFREY E Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,150.63 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, DIANE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,150.31 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDI, ALICE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,150.31 Date 03/02/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, BRENDAN D Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $59,150.29 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHELLE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,150.20 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,150.16 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VANESSA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,150.11 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, AMANDA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,149.48 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDING, CHRISTIAN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,149.33 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SHERRLYN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,149.05 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, STUART D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,148.86 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, LAURA C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,148.52 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, GERALD A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,148.48 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIACCO, NICHOLAS Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,148.38 Date 03/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTIN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,148.37 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUGHEY, GERARD D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $59,148.33 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, MATTHEW J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $59,148.19 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAWN Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,148.16 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOSEPH F Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,147.86 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CHARLES J Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,147.75 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALONE, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,147.42 Date 08/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOULES, MELINDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,147.41 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESLANDES-BROWN, DEBRA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,147.39 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, NILA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,147.23 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $59,147.23 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, DAWN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,147.22 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBORAH L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $59,146.99 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWERS, HOWARD Employer name Erie County Amount $59,146.98 Date 12/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, SHEILA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $59,146.85 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, YASMIN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,146.80 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVENY, RAYMOND J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,146.52 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, THOMAS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,146.07 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERLING, MARK H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,145.84 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LORENA G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,145.77 Date 07/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, ROBERT G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,145.72 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHELE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,145.38 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, DAVID M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,144.98 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, ANA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,144.61 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROLYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,144.44 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, ADAM J Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $59,144.27 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, EDWARD T Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $59,144.19 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, DOUGLAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,144.18 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, BRENDA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,144.04 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREB, JOHN A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $59,143.68 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHIMI, NABIL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,143.53 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $59,143.52 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System