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 SMITH, WENDY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $58,501.44 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DIANNE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,501.44 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER-WINFIELD, SHEILA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,501.44 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MARY L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,501.44 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, DONNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $58,501.44 Date 08/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DONALD F, JR Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $58,501.44 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, PATTI C FOY Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $58,501.44 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO-SERAFINI, MARIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,501.44 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, MICHELE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,501.44 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, REGINA T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,501.44 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN-ROULLIER, PAULINE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,501.44 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASEN, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,501.44 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPIL, DEBRA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,501.44 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANO, ANN Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $58,501.44 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELESKI, HOLLY M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,501.44 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, FLORA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,501.06 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, JAMES, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,500.45 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, MICHELLE F Employer name Albany County Amount $58,500.42 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY-SANTIAGO, CAITRIONA N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,500.00 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, BRIAN W Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $58,500.00 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALI, RICHARD C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,499.98 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, GREGORY E Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $58,499.65 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STEVEN E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,499.61 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHANNES, TESFAMICAEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,499.52 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDY, JAMES M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,499.48 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHN, RONALD J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $58,499.39 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, GERALD P Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $58,499.19 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTE, JACQUELINE H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $58,499.15 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MODESTA Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $58,498.99 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, KEITH R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,498.98 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SARA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ALEXANDER S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDUAR, SARDHAWATIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JONATHAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATRINA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASAVADA, HARINI M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,498.96 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DAHLIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,498.92 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDRIYAL, MADHU Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,498.85 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESBECK, NANCY B Employer name Corning Community College Amount $58,498.68 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, KRISTIANA A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $58,498.64 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, JEFFREY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,498.63 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GERALD B, JR Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $58,498.42 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MELANEE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,498.20 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINZEL, PRESTON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,498.08 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $58,497.97 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELEYE, ESTHER I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,497.62 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDON, KRISTINE P Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $58,497.52 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, MARCELO Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $58,497.38 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,497.27 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LATESHA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,497.14 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DAKOTA D Employer name Town of West Monroe Amount $58,497.04 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, JULIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,496.73 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMO, KEVIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,496.71 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGELIN, DONEL G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,496.67 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, ELAINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,496.24 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, AMELDA A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $58,496.16 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULRAIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $58,496.02 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, JASON M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,495.89 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURI, MATTHEW A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,495.74 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,495.50 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALICE, EDDIE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $58,495.41 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, AMY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,495.06 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZZI, MARGUERITE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $58,495.06 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,495.00 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUYYUM, MOHAMMAD ABDUL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,494.94 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACEY J Employer name Orange County Amount $58,494.59 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANDREW W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,494.19 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RYAN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $58,494.04 Date 03/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, ROBERT A, III Employer name Yates County Amount $58,493.96 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENATT, GLENN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,493.81 Date 02/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, SUSAN M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $58,493.80 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BRIAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,493.56 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JULIA R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $58,493.45 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSE A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $58,493.30 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENG, SOKNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,493.24 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LISA R Employer name Orange County Amount $58,493.16 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, JACQUELINE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $58,493.16 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDES, DIANA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $58,492.69 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $58,491.94 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, PATRICK K Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,491.90 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, MAN TSZ Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,491.73 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $58,491.62 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, DEBORAH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,491.42 Date 05/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LINDA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,491.16 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $58,490.97 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ADAM C Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $58,490.46 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNA, RICHARD S Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $58,490.40 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOFSKY, ERIC D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,490.38 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROMA, DEBRA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,490.21 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALZADA, PEDRO J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,490.15 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, PAMELA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,490.02 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, DAVID E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,489.16 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, SUSAN Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $58,488.28 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYSER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,488.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, KRISTEN R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,488.04 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZIYIANIS, ROSEANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $58,487.62 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CYNTHIA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,487.52 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, EILEEN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,487.27 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALI, MABEL F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,487.07 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SHELLY R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,486.71 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System