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 DARLING, RONALD C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,328.49 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,328.41 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $58,327.81 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, RICHARD L Employer name Salem CSD Amount $58,327.77 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGBY, KENYA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,327.34 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRBACKER, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,327.24 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODICA, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,327.01 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, JEAN M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $58,326.94 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINA, JOANNE L Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $58,326.71 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSCH, KATHLEEN M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $58,326.21 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, IRENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,326.14 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, ADRIA D Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $58,326.00 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LARRY R, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $58,325.82 Date 04/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARK W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $58,325.60 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PARRIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,325.51 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,324.85 Date 08/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGKAMP, AUSTINE Employer name Albany County Amount $58,324.02 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, STEVEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,323.85 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, FRANK G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,323.72 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, DAVID H, II Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $58,323.69 Date 04/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,323.20 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SHEATON M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $58,323.17 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,323.15 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLIVER, AMY S Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,323.00 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICICCHIA, ELENA Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,323.00 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENTHALER, JONI L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $58,322.67 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, PAUL W Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $58,322.52 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KATHY A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $58,322.49 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDRICH, DANIEL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,321.80 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $58,321.35 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $58,320.84 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JULIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $58,320.82 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, WANDA T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, CHERYL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, JOYCE B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DENISE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES-ORTIZ, ERNILDA C, MRS Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, MARCELINA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,320.52 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANETRA, FRANK A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $58,320.38 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPIFANE, DEBORAH A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,320.27 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GAIL S WOLANIN Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $58,320.10 Date 06/01/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, LESLIE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,319.83 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, PAMELA S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $58,319.71 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRON, LARRY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,319.61 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES GOMEZ, CARLOS E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,319.40 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, ORFEO Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $58,319.29 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CORTLAND S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,319.17 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETOR, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,319.11 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGARO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,318.42 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, NICOLE V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,318.25 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ERIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,318.20 Date 09/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, JASON M Employer name Albany County Amount $58,318.03 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARINO, ROBIN Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $58,317.68 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, JANETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,317.66 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, TRACY Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,317.60 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, JOHN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,317.45 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, TERRENCE N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $58,317.32 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATLEY, HENRY J, JR Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $58,317.14 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, JOHN G, II Employer name Seneca County Amount $58,317.10 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albany County Amount $58,316.79 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMM, MARY E Employer name Orange County Amount $58,316.73 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRI, MICHELE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,316.45 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGHAN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $58,316.40 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $58,316.36 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSSOW, TERRY C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $58,316.09 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALFANO, LYNN V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,316.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Broome County Amount $58,315.86 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FRANCISCA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,315.83 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,315.28 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, CAROL Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $58,315.16 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DA VONNE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,314.95 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON, LLOYD T, III Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,314.61 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, VINCENT J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $58,314.61 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ADRIAN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,314.52 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRABIE, MARY-JOE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,314.31 Date 09/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT E Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $58,314.22 Date 09/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KENNETH S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,314.19 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TINA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,314.15 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, JEANNE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $58,313.92 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZACK, CHRISTIAN Z Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,313.86 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DONALD F Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $58,313.76 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, COLLEEN H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $58,313.66 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MALCOLM C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,313.64 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTIM, SARAH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,313.62 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIMONT, GAIL Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $58,313.52 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALETTO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,313.36 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENCHLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,313.24 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, KARINE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,313.11 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JON C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,312.76 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Utica Amount $58,312.55 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVOIE, SONIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,312.50 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSAMY-CALLISTE, DIANA Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $58,312.50 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, RUSSELL A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $58,312.49 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZE, CHRISTY G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $58,312.43 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CARMEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,312.25 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, ANTHONY I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,312.12 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, KATHRYN M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $58,312.08 Date 02/13/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $58,311.58 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DONALD P Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,311.41 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, SUZANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $58,311.35 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System