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 AIKEN, BECKY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,486.70 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHERYL I Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $58,486.51 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAF, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,486.28 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOCIO, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,486.21 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVILLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,485.73 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,485.54 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SEAN T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,485.26 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, LYNN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,484.98 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,484.19 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $58,484.18 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNEGAY, RICKEY L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,484.03 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, PAUL A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $58,483.26 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEW, MARGARET C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,483.18 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRADELLA, VASILIKI Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,483.17 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, ELIJAH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,483.14 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUMM, EMILY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,482.75 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, HELGA Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $58,482.72 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,482.61 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $58,482.46 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPH, CHERELLE N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,482.43 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, GILENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,482.25 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIGH, LAURA LEE Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,481.88 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JOHN P, JR Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,481.87 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, GEORGE B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,481.80 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-FRERE, RAYMOND Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,481.53 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, JONATHAN Employer name Orange County Amount $58,481.34 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGH, ANDRE H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,481.16 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RACHEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,481.00 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, BERNARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,481.00 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,481.00 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,481.00 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZ, CAROLINE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,481.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $58,480.93 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLO, LOUIS G Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $58,480.75 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALISON M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $58,480.73 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULERA, JOY M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,480.36 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, CAROLINE A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $58,479.46 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRPICOVSKY, RICHARD, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,479.44 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, TERESA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,479.37 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $58,479.20 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASEN, RAYMOND A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,479.12 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, JOCELYN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,479.02 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, AMANDA F Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $58,478.98 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, MARGARET B Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $58,478.79 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHONDT, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $58,478.78 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLENGER, CARL W Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $58,478.75 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAMUS P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,478.26 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, THOMAS J, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,477.55 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GEORGE R Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $58,477.44 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TAMIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,477.30 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, TERRANCE M Employer name Broome County Amount $58,477.24 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLA, NANCY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,477.00 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AARON M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,476.87 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MARCUS A Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $58,476.80 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, DANIEL K Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,476.67 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TYRONE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,476.63 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPORT, MARK C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,476.62 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMANN, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Chili Amount $58,476.09 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $58,476.04 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $58,475.96 Date 07/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEGO, CAROL Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,475.58 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSIN, ROBERT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,475.46 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.16 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNAZZO, JANICE Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,475.11 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, MARIANNE T Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,475.11 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE-SEXTON, FRANCENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREILICH, ELAINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SHARON MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACH, JANIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, MARK A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,474.91 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEITZER, JILLIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,474.78 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, CHANDRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,474.71 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JAMES B Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,474.65 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITER, MARK D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $58,474.55 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNOR, LEAH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,474.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO-FARLEY, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,474.30 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BLASI, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,474.30 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONEY, KARYN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,474.30 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERON, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,474.30 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGLI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,474.30 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,474.22 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, KALMON E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $58,474.21 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETZER, MARK A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,474.04 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSLAUGH, JUNE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,473.99 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAIRE, MATTHEW Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $58,473.79 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, MARCUS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,473.72 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, NANCY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,473.65 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, VERONICA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,473.52 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LIESA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,473.38 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, DAWN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,473.18 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICK E Employer name Village of Freeville Amount $58,473.10 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, THOMAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,472.80 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO, DAVID V Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $58,472.49 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MARGARET Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,472.21 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,471.66 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONASERA, JEAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,471.62 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,471.10 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTERBAUGH, JEREMY S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,470.94 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK W Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $58,470.88 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,470.86 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System