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 BOEHLERT, THERESE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,025.86 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BRENDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,025.85 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,025.82 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTEL, WILLIAM S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,025.24 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAICKAL, THANKACHAN D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,025.11 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITO, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,024.73 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, JOYCE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,024.65 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LISA B Employer name Washington County Amount $59,023.96 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEAN, MS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,023.24 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZARANO, PAMELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,023.19 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERI, JOHN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,023.18 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSEYMAN, GENEVIEVE Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $59,023.14 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELVIDGE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,023.11 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBEH, JEFFREY S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,023.08 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBRIGHT, DAVID W, SR Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $59,023.00 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DEBORAH Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,022.76 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, RONALD S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,022.34 Date 03/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,022.27 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,022.13 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVAR, KERLINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,022.09 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, THOMAS G Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,021.99 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKLEY, MELISSA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,021.86 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, FRANK J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $59,021.62 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN F Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $59,021.43 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,021.33 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINO, CORY R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,021.17 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASINO, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,021.02 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHERINE L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $59,021.00 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRETTA, THOMAS V Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,020.95 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMILLER, MARGARET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,020.79 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MATT J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,020.67 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZENCRAFT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,020.62 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUN, FRED, JR Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $59,020.49 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MAGALIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,020.25 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARY ANN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $59,020.15 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, KAREN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,020.14 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, RUSSELL L Employer name Broome County Amount $59,019.93 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,019.69 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, LAURA F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,019.58 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JAMES D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $59,019.51 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, ANDREW S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,019.35 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PETRA H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,019.31 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZEFSKY, MARTIN W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,019.23 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, ROSARIO C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,019.16 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCANGEL, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,019.11 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITO, LAUREN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,018.85 Date 11/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,017.71 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $59,017.60 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARICK, STACIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,017.22 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, M DENISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,016.52 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,016.21 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,016.01 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, STEPHEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,015.03 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKINDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,014.91 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, MARY KAY N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,014.71 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $59,014.55 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAZA-UMANA, JOSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,014.48 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHALA, SARAH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,014.45 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA-BARILLAS, BORIS E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $59,014.40 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUZZALO, MARC A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,013.88 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,013.61 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, REBEKAH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,013.22 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLI, JOSEPH C Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $59,013.14 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, ANNE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,012.66 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZIVALLI, RANDY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,012.51 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZA, AMBER L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $59,012.34 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONA, LISA J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $59,012.32 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,011.94 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACK, MARY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,011.82 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHELLE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,011.56 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SEAN C Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $59,011.19 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, RANDALL T Employer name Village of Nelliston Amount $59,011.14 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGURSKI, KAREN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $59,010.76 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBINE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,010.74 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, GERALD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,010.58 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, IRENE Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $59,010.56 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOSEPH J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $59,010.48 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, PENNI L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,009.97 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MARK R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,009.96 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAS, KEITH A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $59,009.60 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KAYCEE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,009.54 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, SAUNDRA Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $59,009.53 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOSEPH Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,009.50 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRITA, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $59,009.48 Date 10/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAPO, KEVIN M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $59,009.24 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, MARK P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,009.21 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, FRANCES Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $59,009.20 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVECCHIO, ADELAIDE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $59,009.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLEWSKI, LEAH A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,008.91 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWSLAND, DEBRA K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,008.56 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DANA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,008.39 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,008.33 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, KARYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,008.19 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERY, EMMANUELLA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,007.87 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMZELLIS, MARIA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $59,007.74 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, JASON W Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,007.72 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $59,007.69 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $59,007.66 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITNER, DIANE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,007.38 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, NANCY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,007.30 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System