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 LESZKOWICZ, THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,349.67 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, VELMA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,349.05 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, RUTH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,349.03 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, BARBARA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $58,348.84 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PATRIZIA T Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,348.63 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, JANIN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,348.22 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUJA, ARIFA Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $58,348.21 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $58,348.11 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,348.11 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, BRIAN C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $58,347.94 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DIANE V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $58,347.94 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, HEATHER M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,347.70 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BLAINE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $58,347.67 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ERON, STEPHEN J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,347.61 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MARY T Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $58,347.27 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SHANNON M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,347.15 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JEROME E Employer name Erie County Amount $58,346.97 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, SUSAN M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $58,346.68 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, MARY FRANCES Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,346.21 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEW, EDWARD S, III Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $58,346.19 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODUSANYA, VICTORIA I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,346.14 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZARANO, DIANE J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $58,345.90 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JEAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,345.87 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEZ, LYNDA S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $58,345.80 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSERT, REBECCA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,345.68 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAULINE M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $58,345.27 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, JONATHAN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,345.06 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DANIEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,344.97 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLE, JONATHAN G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,344.79 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, LESLIE M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $58,344.71 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARRELLI, ELEANOR T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $58,344.37 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DONALD L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,343.81 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIME, SCOTT F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,343.63 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLIS, NANCY E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,343.53 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, KATHLEEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,343.45 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of New Hartford Amount $58,343.35 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GREGORY M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $58,343.34 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,342.46 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KEVIN J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $58,342.30 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELLODY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,342.26 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MELISSA R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,342.18 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, BONNIE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,341.97 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SHAWN P Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,341.95 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERLIN, GEOFREY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,341.40 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGE, ALAN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,341.40 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, SUSANA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,341.38 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,341.25 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBOUZE-EXUME, RACHELLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,340.93 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZUCEK, LAURIE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,340.46 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, ROBERT E, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,340.04 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALACONE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,339.97 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, HOWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $58,339.91 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHENBAUER, SCOTT C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $58,339.75 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVKA, OLGA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,339.63 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, WILLIAM S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,339.34 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JANIS R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,339.31 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPA, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,339.08 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA O, JORGE H Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $58,339.02 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JASBINDER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,338.28 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARIANA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,337.95 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEY, LE ROY EDWARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,337.58 Date 12/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DANNY B Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $58,337.17 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUKILL, ROBERT W Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $58,336.60 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYER, TODD A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,336.48 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMANYOS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Massena CSD Amount $58,336.39 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPINSKIE, COURTNEY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,335.79 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, NORMA J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $58,335.74 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, RYAN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,335.60 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ADVA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,335.59 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, ANGELA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,334.72 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,334.61 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DALE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,334.42 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, JESSE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,334.16 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRISTINA D Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $58,334.01 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, CAROL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,333.98 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, RENA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $58,333.73 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKHARD RAVENER, KAREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,332.96 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $58,332.54 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBILIA, DEANNA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $58,332.45 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALADDIN, YASMIN O Employer name Erie County Amount $58,332.14 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KRISTEN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,332.05 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMM, CHRISTINE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,331.98 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDERT, JAMES A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $58,331.56 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, CRAIG J Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,331.27 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, JEFFREY A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $58,331.25 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,330.82 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEGIAN, M DEBRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,330.61 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCHMAN, CHRISTINE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,330.49 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, BONNIEBELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,330.43 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENNIS M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $58,330.10 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORUSCIO, GARY D Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $58,330.09 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,330.02 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEY, AMY D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $58,329.91 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREE, CATHERINE C Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $58,329.60 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANON, AMY C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $58,329.36 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNER, MITCHELL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,329.35 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,329.29 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE-BARTHELEMY, BEATRICE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,329.29 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, TANYA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,328.90 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNLEIN, MARK H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $58,328.85 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System