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 CREWS, MICKEY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,470.83 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,470.82 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,470.77 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $58,470.74 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, JEFFREY R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $58,470.73 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPPEL, KAMERON D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,470.57 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,470.56 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, MARIA J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $58,470.17 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCZKOWSKI-PANETTA, WENDY K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $58,470.17 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, LINDA T Employer name Town of Salina Amount $58,470.04 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGLER, GREGORY F Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $58,469.77 Date 10/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUR, JAMES W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,469.40 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, REGINALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,469.39 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, TARA A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $58,468.98 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, IVETTE Z Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,468.72 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELOWIEC, THOMAS S, II Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $58,468.69 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, PAUL E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $58,468.18 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $58,467.60 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, ANA G Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $58,467.59 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACITO, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,467.28 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNOCENT LAPLANTE, ALTHA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,467.11 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS ROBINSON, BERNICE I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,467.08 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHRYN R Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $58,467.02 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA M Employer name Yates County Amount $58,466.86 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, MICHAEL N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,466.72 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, RYAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,466.72 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DERESE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,466.65 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, BARBARA V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,466.57 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, JASON T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,466.20 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHL, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of West Monroe Amount $58,466.18 Date 02/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TABRINNAY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,466.08 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EARL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,466.00 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,466.00 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, DIANE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $58,465.94 Date 12/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MELISSA M Employer name Department of State Amount $58,465.82 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,465.58 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JIMMY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,465.44 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CASSANDRA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,464.95 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ MORRIS, TODD C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $58,464.68 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLICOEUR, FRANCINE Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,464.65 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, KIM E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,464.51 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, ROBERT D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,464.44 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,463.73 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $58,463.48 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, RALPH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,463.20 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, MARTIN D Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $58,463.07 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JAMIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,462.74 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $58,462.61 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, JOHN O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,462.55 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, JEANNE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $58,462.53 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERELLA, ANTHONY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,462.43 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATIS, JAMES M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $58,462.40 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSON, DAVID H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,462.30 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,462.22 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, THOMAS E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $58,462.15 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, JASON T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,462.05 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENDANO, CLAUDIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,461.79 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORTY, JAMES A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $58,461.78 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANDREA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,461.66 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DANIEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,461.60 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, THERESA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $58,461.59 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWCROSS, BRUCE E, JR Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $58,461.52 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $58,461.50 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, KAREN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $58,461.42 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $58,461.10 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAPE, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $58,460.78 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHEUX, COLLEEN Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,460.36 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JUAN M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $58,460.34 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, GIUSEPPE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,460.07 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, CHARLES D Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $58,459.96 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, STEVEN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,459.85 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, SEAN N Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $58,459.02 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLO, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,458.96 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,458.74 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,458.57 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARM, JESSICA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,458.53 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, SUSE Employer name Orange County Amount $58,458.50 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDAIN, DIMITRI C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,458.48 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE-SCOTT, RANDALL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,458.48 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,458.48 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, JARETT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,458.46 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, ROBERT Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,458.33 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, JOAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,458.14 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, AUDREY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,457.66 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, DEBORAH U Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,457.61 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDENSTEIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $58,457.12 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, STEPHANIE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,456.70 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LAWRENCE F Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,456.67 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PERUTA, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,456.56 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,456.54 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECILE, CARLOTTA D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,456.24 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MALINDA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,456.18 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, TIA M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $58,456.15 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMOSKI, BRIAN M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $58,455.95 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NANCY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,455.62 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROEFROCK, DENISE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $58,455.54 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTER, KERRY C Employer name Education Department Amount $58,455.54 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARECKI, DAVID D, SR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,455.38 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDWARD, LENNOX A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,455.21 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PATRICIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,455.14 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System