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 ENOS, SHARON Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,604.87 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEAD, RICHARD M Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,604.72 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, ANDREW G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $58,604.38 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESERVY, KAREN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,604.09 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, VALERIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,603.91 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYESTER, DIANE E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,603.55 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, ELEN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,603.54 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,603.48 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, LORI A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,603.19 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, LIONEL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $58,602.83 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,602.82 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEDHILL, MAURA S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $58,602.76 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,602.74 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSELL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,602.70 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MATTHEW W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,602.68 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMAAT, ALEXANDER M Employer name Orange County Amount $58,602.53 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THEODORE C, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,601.52 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MICHELLE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,601.24 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YVONNE E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,601.12 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, JEANNIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,601.11 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGRO, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,601.08 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, NEAL D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,601.01 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPTURE, TROY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,601.01 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, CARL J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,601.01 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TODD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARIE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, NANCY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JAIMIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CRAIG M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, JOSHUA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CAITLIN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, CAROLYN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JULIANE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, EILEEN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE TEPOLT, HEATHER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, SANDRA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAINE, DEBORAH J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, MELINDA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DIANE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, MARY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, REBECCA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, DEBORAH M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOCELYN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOJAIM, KELLY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAS, LAURIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANTINO, TRACEY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLEY, DAVID B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CEMANDA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, BONNIE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, RAKEL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANEK, KAREN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, BRIDGET M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, HOPE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,601.01 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, VIMALA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,600.91 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BARBARA J Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $58,600.64 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATO, SUSAN M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $58,600.64 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, PETER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,600.42 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANNE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,600.17 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARSKI, KATHRYN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,599.88 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMICO, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,599.15 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, XIOMARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,599.14 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, JEFFREY S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $58,599.10 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, COLIN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,598.81 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, RANDY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,598.81 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JERMAYNE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,598.81 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, BRIAN J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $58,598.70 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAFFARI, CATERINA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,598.55 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $58,598.36 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIERI, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,598.30 Date 04/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, JOHN W Employer name Village of Akron Amount $58,598.28 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, RALPH B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,598.06 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, CHAD A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,598.03 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTINA, ESTELLE S Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $58,597.92 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJRAT, STANLEY J Employer name City of Utica Amount $58,597.54 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISTREICH, IRA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,597.37 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, TRACEY M Employer name Albany County Amount $58,597.34 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, NATASHA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,597.26 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JOHN A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $58,596.84 Date 09/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, VIVIENE B Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,596.67 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABREJA, MATTIE R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,596.61 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PETER O Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $58,596.41 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURR, VINCENT P Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $58,596.20 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROV, VIRGINIA G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,596.13 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JUAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,596.08 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, EDWARD F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,595.94 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DIOR A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,595.38 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNE, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,595.31 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAHRALBAN, GABRIEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,595.13 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, ROBERT J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $58,594.85 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, HUGHES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,594.74 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOK, MAYA B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,594.73 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NILA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,594.35 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIARKA-GRZELAK, ANNA B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,594.04 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SCOTT R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,594.01 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHUNT, JOHN N Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,593.60 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SEMANTHA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $58,593.51 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System