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 MABEE, KENNETH LEE Employer name Orange County Amount $58,882.02 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRUSKI, MARIE T Employer name Orange County Amount $58,881.93 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDLINGER, JANICE Employer name Orange County Amount $58,881.93 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SUSAN F Employer name Orange County Amount $58,881.88 Date 09/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBROUGH, KIM ADDISON Employer name Orange County Amount $58,881.83 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETERKO, DAVID F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,881.78 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,881.75 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROGER A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,881.75 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, PAMELA M Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $58,881.65 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,881.11 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, DAVID L Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,881.00 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCOT-DIAZ, MELANIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,880.73 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JASON D Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,880.36 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZERAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,880.24 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILCHEY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $58,879.90 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,879.58 Date 04/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENROTH, PATRICIA L Employer name Education Department Amount $58,879.37 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, SUSAN A Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $58,879.36 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORMWALD, SEAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,878.90 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, MICHAEL B Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $58,878.53 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMUDE, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $58,878.50 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,878.30 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECKENGOST, CARL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $58,877.63 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESZALA, MURIEL Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $58,877.15 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIESCHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $58,876.86 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, MARSHA B Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $58,876.66 Date 07/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGWAY, SHAWN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,876.49 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, JAIME L Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $58,876.49 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,876.39 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINES, LISA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,876.02 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NANCY Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $58,876.01 Date 07/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANGELA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,875.75 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE, JR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,875.74 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RACHEL M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,875.56 Date 08/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, AMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,875.53 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,875.42 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,875.20 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENBUS, ALISHA M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $58,875.06 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLES, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $58,874.91 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOVIC, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $58,874.48 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELMA, MARK R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,873.99 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LAURENCE I Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,873.97 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $58,873.74 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JAMES D, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $58,873.64 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZO, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,873.57 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROLA, NAOMI J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,873.55 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNON, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,873.55 Date 10/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,872.74 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ILVENNIE, SHAUN T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,872.57 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JACLYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,872.46 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, CRAIG Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,872.26 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $58,872.16 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, KAREN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $58,871.82 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SANDRA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,871.74 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGER, KIMBERLY S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $58,871.41 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT P Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,870.92 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WENDY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,870.73 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, EMILIA Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $58,870.59 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHINI, FRANK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,870.39 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TAMIA F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $58,870.30 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERON, ELSIE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $58,870.18 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, ROBERTO A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,869.66 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,869.24 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOMBARD, JAMES D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $58,869.01 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTZ, ALEXANDER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,868.86 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, OSVALDO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,868.49 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGIHARA, ADAM Q Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,868.37 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, REBECCA L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,868.21 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTEN, DEBRA Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $58,867.84 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOP-ANGELICOLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Essex County Amount $58,867.50 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JOSHUA A Employer name Madison County Amount $58,867.39 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, HEATHER A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,867.30 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSCLAW, ALEXANDER R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,867.25 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BRENDA O Employer name Orange County Amount $58,867.20 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARGER, SUSAN K Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $58,866.86 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSETTE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,866.74 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, YESENIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,866.68 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THERESA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,866.63 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,866.59 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,866.42 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, CEVERO Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,866.36 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAFELC, REBECCA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,866.09 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, SHARON D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,865.86 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELISKI, ANGELA R Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,865.73 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORIFICI, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,865.67 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRI, ANDREW T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,865.52 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, JOSEPH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,865.19 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTI, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,864.86 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKO, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,864.84 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAWN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,864.80 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTERMAN, DOUGLAS C Employer name Albany County Amount $58,864.79 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MARIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $58,864.75 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, JASON W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,864.52 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERTON, NANCY L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,864.42 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MARY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,864.41 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,863.96 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KENNETH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $58,863.83 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATTI M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,863.55 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, ALISON K Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $58,863.22 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, ELLEN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,862.30 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System