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 CAMPBELL, MARK M Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,785.87 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, KEVIN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,785.82 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $58,785.76 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRIST, LOVINIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,785.61 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CESAR E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,785.40 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASONE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,785.11 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MARY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,785.10 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIAFRIDDA, PETER J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $58,784.32 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, BRIAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,783.74 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $58,783.57 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RUBIN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,783.56 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARWATER, TAMI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,783.41 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $58,783.39 Date 04/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, DAVID R, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $58,783.17 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KEITH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,782.88 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DARRYL R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,782.88 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELSON, JOAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,782.65 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOS, MICHAEL Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $58,782.58 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CARL R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $58,782.47 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, MICHAEL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,782.45 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,782.35 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ALLEK Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $58,782.11 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, DEBORAH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,782.08 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,782.02 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, KIM M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,782.02 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SUSAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.02 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEL, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.02 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.02 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, PAUL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.02 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.02 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLEY, SHARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $58,781.84 Date 11/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $58,781.49 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, KYLE C Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $58,781.48 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, DONNA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,781.46 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, DIANA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $58,781.36 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ROSA E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $58,781.34 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, SCOTT ANTHONY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,781.27 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER VEEN, NIKKI B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,781.08 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DEBORAH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,780.84 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PRESTON A, SR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,780.69 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GESARE, GIOVANNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,780.38 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, VALERIE R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,780.37 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, KRISHNOUTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,780.25 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONSKY, WILLIAM M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,779.81 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,779.81 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOHN T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $58,779.51 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, JEFFREY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,779.44 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, SUSAN D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,779.43 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,779.32 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, TANYA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,779.32 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFNER, ERNEST C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,779.32 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, PATRICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,779.32 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS-DANIEL, VINCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,779.32 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERES, SHAUN C Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $58,779.25 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,779.10 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SEAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,778.89 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOUNA, LINDSY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $58,778.54 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBOWSKI, DANIEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,778.23 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, MICHAEL Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $58,777.81 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KAREN A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $58,777.76 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETRO, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,777.55 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIHURA, LESIA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,777.45 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,777.28 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, GLENN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,777.12 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MITCHELL D Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,776.53 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRELLOS, NICHOLAS G Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $58,776.14 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, DOMENIC C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,775.91 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DONALD L, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,775.81 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,775.49 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,774.85 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMESSER, PAUL J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $58,774.79 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $58,774.79 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTON, WENDY L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $58,774.52 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, JEFF S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $58,774.34 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, EMILY S Employer name Broome County Amount $58,774.18 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, PAILIN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,774.17 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTO, SALVATORE P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,773.96 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,773.78 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JAMES Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,773.39 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LAVERNE H Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $58,773.30 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, SYLVIA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $58,772.98 Date 09/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSBURG, WAYNE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,772.87 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, JACQUELINE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,772.76 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,772.14 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ANDRE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,771.83 Date 05/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRI, SHADI Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,771.78 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THOMAS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,771.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLANO, MARY E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $58,771.23 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROANE, TERESA A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $58,770.90 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, RICHARD J Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,770.48 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLIN, SCOTT L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,770.46 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Canadice Amount $58,770.31 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, MECCA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,769.93 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, DAVID R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,769.89 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, JASON Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $58,769.83 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, CHERYL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,769.71 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, KATHRYN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,769.55 Date 01/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMIOL, CAROL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,769.42 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,769.38 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, FRANK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,769.26 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System