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 GAJEWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,536.40 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, OMAYRA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $58,536.29 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DAVID Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,535.56 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIMIRA, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,535.42 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, JOHN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,535.31 Date 12/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, TRAVIS J Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $58,535.20 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, ALEXANDER B E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,535.10 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,534.88 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSH-GRIFFIN, MARY P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,534.72 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRETTO, PHYLLIS Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,534.72 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBURGER, BRIAN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,534.66 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSSOIT, ERIK R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,534.65 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ERIC Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,534.53 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $58,534.26 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMY, JENNIFER L Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $58,533.78 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HUMBERTO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $58,533.53 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANNEMARIE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,533.29 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TONI CONNORS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,533.28 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YILDA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,533.19 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, COURTNEY B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,533.07 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, THOMAS J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $58,532.79 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ADELAIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,532.56 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPLE, MARK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,532.36 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, JAMES E Employer name Town of Victor Amount $58,531.81 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, DEBORAH B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,531.78 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROBERT F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $58,531.53 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, CARL Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $58,531.09 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RAYMOND C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,530.97 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEHL, DENNIS F Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $58,530.96 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, MONICA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,530.88 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAMELA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $58,530.81 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEELES, JEREMY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,530.79 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRESZYN, JAMES M Employer name Madison County Amount $58,530.77 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $58,530.72 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELLIOTE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,530.61 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ROBERT J Employer name Field Library Amount $58,530.02 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZBAND, ANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,529.97 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, RICK A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $58,529.66 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, JARED L Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,529.43 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSEKER, KATHRYN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,529.29 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, EARL H Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $58,528.81 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBREAU, NADEGE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,528.59 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNAKULASURIYA, MANUJA P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $58,528.58 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, MICHELE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,528.32 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, JEFFREY E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,527.96 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, RICHARD M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $58,527.48 Date 12/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHANNA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,527.48 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, FRANK G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,527.45 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, GARY E, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,527.45 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BARRY J Employer name Washington County Amount $58,527.13 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, TRACEY B Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $58,527.04 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, MARY C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,526.97 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYKCY, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.68 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAMER, BRAD ALAN Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.64 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.63 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.63 Date 12/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.62 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXER, JULIANA E Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.62 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, GAIL ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $58,526.61 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JOAN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,526.45 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,526.29 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JONATHAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,526.26 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, TERRI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,525.76 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATIB, SARI H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,525.59 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ALLEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,525.53 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOKS, FOREST L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $58,525.41 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKEY, SAMANTHA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,524.86 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONG, HELEN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,524.64 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FERNANDO J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,524.32 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETTS, KEVIN W Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $58,524.31 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEHNLY, HEIDI A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $58,524.12 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Volney Amount $58,523.72 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $58,523.62 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,523.12 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, YIFEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,523.10 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,522.87 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, PATRICIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $58,522.67 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,522.27 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $58,521.93 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, RICHARD E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,521.57 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PAUL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,521.38 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, JAMES R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,520.72 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, CAROL A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $58,520.66 Date 01/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, DOMINIC N Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $58,520.55 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, ERROL R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,520.52 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TRACEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,520.35 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,519.50 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, JULIA LORETTA-BUCKLEY Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,519.50 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NELSON Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $58,519.26 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,519.21 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDZIERSKI, ANDREW Employer name Erie County Amount $58,519.10 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMFT, ERIC J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $58,519.00 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, RAYMOND J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $58,518.98 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWYNN, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,518.76 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERNO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $58,518.73 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, HAROLD G Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,517.93 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $58,517.92 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, ERICE S, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,517.87 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL K Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $58,517.80 Date 08/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAS, JOHN M, SR Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $58,517.68 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System