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 GRATCH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,732.18 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,732.12 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,732.05 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHARLENE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $58,732.01 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHERY, ANTHONY R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $58,731.71 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFELL, NANCI P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,731.65 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, TARA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,731.65 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, NATALIE Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $58,731.58 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, EDWARD C Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,731.56 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENCIA, REINA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $58,731.45 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANTO, FRED A Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,731.21 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,730.78 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, SHAUN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,730.74 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETSCH, JOSEPH A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $58,730.61 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENHAVE, BRADLEY A Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $58,730.56 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONG, MARY ELLEN Employer name Corning Community College Amount $58,730.43 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JEROME B Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $58,730.22 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,729.32 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,729.18 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, STEPHEN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,728.98 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMINIAN, SHIRLEY T Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $58,728.90 Date 02/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOY, LAURA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $58,728.73 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDO, ROBERT B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,728.65 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KEVIN W Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $58,728.16 Date 05/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PATRICK J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $58,728.11 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, ANGELA J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $58,728.00 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, JOHN M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $58,727.55 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINGO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $58,727.54 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, BONITA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,727.36 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFIELD, COLLEEN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $58,726.86 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGG, TARA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $58,726.76 Date 06/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,726.28 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, BERNADETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,726.17 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, MARION E, MS Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $58,726.14 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, MARIA D Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $58,726.10 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, GERARD, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,726.05 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, WILLIAM D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,726.02 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $58,725.62 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, PATRICK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,725.47 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, EDWARD R Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,725.23 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, MARCH Y Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,725.10 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBA, GLENN J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,725.08 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROE, DANIEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,724.91 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVRIL, MARLENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,724.89 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVRES, NANCY E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $58,724.84 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAI, ROXANNE AIMEE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,724.38 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASBARIAN, SUSAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,724.23 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,723.85 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,723.62 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARI, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $58,723.50 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDALA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $58,722.92 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHEILA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,722.65 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,722.62 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, BRUCE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,722.10 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, GERARD E, III Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $58,721.82 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JEREMY C Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $58,721.76 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, SHANE R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,721.71 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, RONNET Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,721.63 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLINGLOFF, EILEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,721.63 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPERLEY, KEVIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,721.63 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELSON, TIMOTHY, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,721.05 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALOM, LENORE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $58,720.89 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LULLO, SUSAN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,720.80 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, DANIELLE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,720.35 Date 12/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, BENJAMIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,720.28 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMAR, MOSTAFA Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,720.11 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,719.97 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, PIERRE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $58,719.75 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, MICHELLE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,719.42 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAUREN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,719.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,719.31 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES-LEE, ALTHEA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,718.83 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ORLANDO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,718.48 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CATHERINE J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,718.37 Date 01/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LISA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $58,718.27 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHAD E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $58,717.57 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ROBERT LEE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,717.56 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, RICK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $58,716.97 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PATRICK J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $58,716.68 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, REGGIE Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $58,716.22 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAMA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $58,716.13 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEIRDRE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,716.09 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKHURST, DUSTY R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,715.92 Date 10/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ARTHUR J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,715.12 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDICE, DENNIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,714.94 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFKO, ELZBIETA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,714.87 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, FREDERICK L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,714.69 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,714.67 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOYA, ALBEIRO P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $58,714.43 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, MARGARET J Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,714.10 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNURR, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,714.07 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, DANIEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,713.72 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, FATIMAH B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,713.71 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $58,713.70 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ELISA Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $58,713.63 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CASEY S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $58,713.61 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, EVELYN Employer name Education Department Amount $58,713.56 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVAZZO, MARISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,713.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, RICHARD T Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $58,713.33 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEMMA, DARREN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,712.97 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System