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 STOKES, IRIS J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,143.49 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZARO, CAROL K Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $59,143.37 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ANTONIO J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $59,143.16 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, RENEE L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,142.97 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, NICHOLAS D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,142.64 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALEX B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,142.64 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAFESA, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,142.49 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, JASON J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $59,142.28 Date 05/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, LARRY Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,141.96 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,141.91 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBERG, JEAN R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,141.90 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, RONALD C, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $59,141.88 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWELL, ELLEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,141.84 Date 05/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, ROBERT L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,141.58 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KEVIN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $59,140.70 Date 12/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, WILLIAM G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,140.56 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZELUSTA, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Alden Amount $59,140.10 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,140.02 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNS, FRANK A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,139.89 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMRIE, BETSY F Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $59,139.77 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, GERALD R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $59,139.75 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DENISE B Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $59,138.88 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BLASIO, PATRICIA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $59,138.58 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,138.37 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,138.30 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, TERESA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,137.72 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DEBRA H Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $59,137.50 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DESMOND Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,136.96 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,136.83 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,136.52 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARO, PATRICIA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,136.38 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGE, GEORGE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,136.37 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIANO, RYAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,136.03 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPTER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $59,135.97 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, CATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,135.96 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, CHAREE L Employer name Department of State Amount $59,135.96 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPARO, THERESA Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $59,135.94 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CLAUDIA Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $59,135.81 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,135.20 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DALE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,135.19 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,134.93 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHIAN, BRANDI L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,134.90 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, PATRICIA E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $59,134.32 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, ADAM C Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,134.28 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $59,134.19 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MARGARET L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $59,134.16 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPANETO, DANIEL E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,134.15 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOY, MAURICE E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,134.02 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAGO, BARBARA M Employer name Education Department Amount $59,133.82 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,133.60 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES , JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,133.54 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTY TAHIR, A E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,133.54 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SAI M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $59,133.54 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ELENA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,133.39 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, MARGARET M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $59,133.33 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, MARY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,132.77 Date 07/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $59,132.59 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARING, TZAFRIR J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $59,131.50 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIERS, BRIAN H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,131.49 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARLON J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $59,131.14 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, JEANNE M Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $59,130.87 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MARTHA Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $59,130.60 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERI, VINCENT P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,130.39 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, BRENDAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,129.99 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTAS, ALEXANDRA Employer name Bryant Library Amount $59,129.96 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CHAD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,129.94 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DEBORAH W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,129.66 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATIOTO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,129.64 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLEY, PATRICIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,129.41 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, CARMINE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,129.41 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCLAR, LISA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $59,129.35 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, GABY M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,128.87 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,128.24 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, CYRIL O Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $59,128.03 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINOLA, CARLIN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,127.90 Date 07/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $59,127.64 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL R Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $59,127.45 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHNHOEFER, ADAM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,127.38 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, JAMES JEFFREY Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $59,127.10 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORES, JOSE MANUEL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $59,126.74 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK L Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $59,126.42 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPS, JAMES A Employer name Orleans County Amount $59,126.36 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TESSA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,126.17 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELBY, RODNEY L Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $59,125.93 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $59,125.78 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DADIN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,125.51 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRE, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,125.32 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVENBACH, CHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,125.09 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, BERNARD M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,125.03 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, BONNIE A Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $59,124.82 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCUE, CAROLINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,124.82 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHERITA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,124.18 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSECCHIA, RUTH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,124.10 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTO, TANISHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,124.00 Date 06/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTTER, KIMBERLY K Employer name Bath CSD Amount $59,123.76 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILESCA, JACQUELINE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,123.40 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, HEIDI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,123.27 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, MATTHEW R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $59,123.20 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATSOS, DANIEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKA, ADAM B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System