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 WRIGHT, DORANGELIA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,454.53 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $58,454.44 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISA, JONALIZA D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,454.00 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON, KATHLEEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,453.92 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, CHARLENE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,453.64 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS N Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $58,453.60 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, KENDRA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $58,453.42 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, LEONARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,452.62 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOAN J Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $58,452.47 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTFLEISCH, DANIELLE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,452.01 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKI, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $58,451.99 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, STEVEN Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,451.90 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, CRAIG R Employer name Education Department Amount $58,451.66 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,451.60 Date 04/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ERIC T Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,451.27 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, LORRAINE D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,451.19 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $58,451.04 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, VITO J, JR Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $58,451.04 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAS, MARIA E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $58,450.84 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, JON R Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $58,450.69 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSBERG, SANDRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,450.26 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URKONIS, LORIANN Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $58,450.20 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, ELIZABETH W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,450.08 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, LAURA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,450.04 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIUCCI, JAMES J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $58,449.38 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, STEPHEN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,449.29 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CINDY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,449.24 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTZ, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $58,449.24 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HOND, STEVEN H Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $58,449.24 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, LISA M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $58,449.20 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,449.13 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, KAREN J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,449.06 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KIM Employer name Orange County Amount $58,449.04 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSTER, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $58,448.87 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JAMES E Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $58,448.32 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIER-DOWDELL, NICOL Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,448.30 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGA, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,448.30 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, MARK E Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,448.27 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDER, CHARLENE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,448.00 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, GREGORY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,447.64 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMAC, ANN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,447.49 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, SHERRY P Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,447.39 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREMINS, LAURA Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $58,447.27 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEJAR, GEORGE Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,447.25 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SHARON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,447.22 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KEVIN S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,447.09 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRI, AMINA Y Employer name New City Library Amount $58,447.00 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRELIGH, MARK R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,446.76 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CONOR M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,446.74 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHNKE, MARK D Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $58,446.69 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, DAVID M Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,446.61 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DONALD G, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,446.60 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRY, JON W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,446.60 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, TERENCE J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $58,446.55 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, EDWARD G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,446.49 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHERINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,446.33 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,446.20 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGHE, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $58,446.11 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, RICHARD G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $58,446.05 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, AVION N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $58,446.05 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANN, DARLISA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,445.99 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ALICE C Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,445.44 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAUSKAS, SILVESTRAS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,445.41 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDEN, MAXINE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,444.51 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,444.50 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, DEBORAH K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,444.25 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, PAUL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,443.94 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KYLE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,443.83 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAKIN, KYLE J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,443.34 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MARY ANNE B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,443.31 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $58,443.17 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,443.13 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ELENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,442.91 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,442.80 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKENS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,442.75 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNARO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,442.68 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SHONTAY Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,442.66 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,442.62 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,442.23 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLONE, MICHAEL Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $58,441.74 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JEFFERY T Employer name Yates County Amount $58,441.24 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JOHN W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,441.05 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, JASON R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $58,440.66 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMBERG, MATTHEW K Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $58,440.28 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, HEIDI M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $58,440.25 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, STEVEN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,440.23 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYSOAD, LINDSAY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,440.17 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $58,440.14 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTEMOSE, JOHN E Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $58,440.00 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JAMES D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,439.52 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, YESENIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,439.22 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $58,438.93 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOSKI, SUSAN K Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $58,438.93 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROY S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $58,438.85 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMARVA, VINCENT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,438.83 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALEB, ROBIN R Employer name Education Department Amount $58,438.30 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYARE, LORETHA G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,438.30 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, CHELUM M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,437.96 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JULIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,437.44 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATTEN, KEVIN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,437.20 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System