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 LALA, MARJANA Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $59,007.06 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $59,006.83 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHENOUR, KEVIN D Employer name Massena CSD Amount $59,006.59 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, DALE C Employer name Massena CSD Amount $59,006.59 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, BRAD J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $59,006.59 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFREY, THOMAS G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,006.59 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, JONATHAN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,006.33 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, DIANA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,006.27 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENOR, REGINA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $59,005.89 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, JANICE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,005.82 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASADOSKI, RENEE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,005.74 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $59,005.73 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, STACEY T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,005.68 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MARGARET M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,005.63 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURSEN, MINDY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,005.44 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DWAIN K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,005.33 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGELSON, ARKADIY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $59,005.08 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KEVIN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,004.55 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $59,004.37 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, DOREEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,004.33 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TERRY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,004.28 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRAZIA, GRACE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,004.28 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMANN, ERIC J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,004.28 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANDREW C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,003.99 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBRON, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,003.60 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARO, GIRO R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $59,003.26 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSTADT, TIMOTHY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,003.13 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAISON, RENITA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,002.08 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DONNA L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $59,001.97 Date 05/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, KENSON C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,001.47 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE-YOUNG, MARY JO Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $59,001.47 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TAMARA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $59,001.44 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, THOMAS T C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,000.46 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,000.44 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, NANCY Employer name Franklin County Amount $59,000.18 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIEDLIK, LARKIN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,000.04 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,999.85 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTY, CAROLE E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $58,999.84 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,999.50 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHARD, ALAN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,999.49 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUSSO, STEPHEN D Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $58,999.44 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MICHAEL J Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $58,999.41 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,999.32 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SANDRA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,999.14 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, ELAINE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $58,998.94 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, AHNYA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,998.91 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,998.78 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANE, KELLYANNE Employer name City of Middletown Amount $58,998.74 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PETER F, IV Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,998.70 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, REGINALD A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $58,998.37 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBURG, DONALD P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,998.34 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGOTSINGER, BILL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,998.12 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, DAVID J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,997.91 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OREN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,997.82 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS-ANGELO, HEIDI M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,997.70 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBORN, MICHAEL A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $58,997.22 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, OMAR E Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $58,997.11 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, DONNA J Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $58,996.63 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, MATTHEW D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,996.60 Date 12/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURGER, SETH D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $58,996.39 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $58,995.67 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, RICHARD W Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,995.38 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIA, ROBERTO Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,995.13 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, MATTHEW J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $58,994.51 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORRIE, ANTHONY P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,994.19 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, TYLER M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $58,994.03 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, TRACY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,993.74 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,993.66 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,993.49 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCES, JENNIFER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,993.41 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISCE, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $58,993.41 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, JAIME Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,993.36 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALAN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,993.30 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACHETTI, CHRISTINE L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $58,992.89 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCHER, DONALD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,992.56 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, BRYAN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,992.53 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MARK E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $58,992.42 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, MARILYN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,992.05 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, REGINALD W Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $58,992.00 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, ANNETTE Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,991.89 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ARICK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,991.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INSOGNA-WATERMAN, CHRISTY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,991.78 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, JAMES R, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,991.38 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,991.22 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, SHAWN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,991.14 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURNHERR, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $58,990.88 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN, KATRINA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $58,990.70 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,990.56 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDNEY, HELEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,990.44 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISKEY, BENJAMIN K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,989.95 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, DEANNA M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $58,989.06 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, SYLVESTER Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,989.05 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, CHRISTINE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,988.93 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGINS, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,988.91 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ERIC Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,988.86 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HYIA MARKITA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,988.35 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LAROSE, LUC Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,988.02 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJIB, ZUBAYER R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,987.84 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSOVA, IRINA N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,987.84 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VICCARO, EDWARD M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $58,987.77 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System