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 MERCHANT, DORIS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,237.90 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, TRACY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,237.86 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, ANTHONY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,237.71 Date 09/09/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUG, SHANE B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,237.50 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLER, DAVID A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,237.50 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, WILLIAM T Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,237.35 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, JHONE M Employer name Education Department Amount $58,237.21 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, JILL F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $58,236.39 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,236.04 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $58,235.88 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAUL R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $58,235.40 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, AMANDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,235.38 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASS, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,235.20 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, GIOVANNA M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $58,235.15 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLER, CARRIE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,235.08 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHELA, FRANCIS S Employer name Education Department Amount $58,235.06 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SI YOUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,234.62 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, FLORENCE Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $58,234.23 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOPOULOS, PHYLLIS Employer name Town of Southold Amount $58,234.18 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, GEORGE S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $58,234.16 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, RICHARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,234.02 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, SHAWN W Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $58,233.88 Date 10/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, AUDREY N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,233.79 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURABITO, SALVATORE V, JR Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $58,233.76 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, TAKIYAH Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,233.65 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANDREW P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,233.35 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHARAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,233.33 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, BRADLEY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,233.32 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, OTIS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,232.72 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $58,232.41 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $58,232.23 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIKER, EVGENY Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $58,232.00 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AUDREY B Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $58,231.97 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $58,231.55 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-PIERRE, CHENOA S, MRS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,231.41 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, CHAD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,231.00 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BONNIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,230.98 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, MICHAEL C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,230.95 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, MATTHEW R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $58,230.89 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ADAM J Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $58,230.77 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSO, JAMES A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $58,230.50 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARK G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,230.26 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, CHERIE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,230.06 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, NEIL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,229.70 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVOINO, CHARLES K Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $58,229.65 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAK, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,229.57 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, ERNEST S Employer name Albany County Amount $58,228.70 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, ANITA V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,228.52 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNOCK, JUSTIN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,228.17 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, CORINNE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,228.11 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JEANNINE C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,228.06 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSLAND, NICOLE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,227.91 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, WANDA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,227.89 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,227.84 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLIET, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,227.68 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, KEVIN T Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $58,227.22 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ROBERT L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $58,227.19 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $58,226.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JAVAN A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,226.78 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, KATHRYN L Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $58,226.48 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDINGTON, DENA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,226.45 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHARDT, JASON A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,226.24 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMERNIK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,226.08 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DIANE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $58,226.00 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, LORRAINE B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,225.92 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, MARGARET Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $58,225.88 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKUSH, VLADYSLAV Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $58,225.72 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBBA, JOSEPH Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $58,225.46 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ANDREW L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $58,225.45 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, WENDY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,225.05 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASDIK, MADELEINE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,224.99 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, SHELLEY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,224.80 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASZAK, STEFAN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,224.43 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, HUMPHREY A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $58,224.08 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, BRENDA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,223.95 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, NORMAN J, JR Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $58,223.66 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENDIS, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,223.18 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,223.10 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRA, JOY V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,223.08 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIA, JEFFREY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,223.02 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRISTINA, ROBERT P Employer name City of Utica Amount $58,222.99 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JUDITH R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,222.81 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEHILL, ELLEN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,222.80 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, RICKY T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,222.40 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, MARLENE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,222.08 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, HERMAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,221.75 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENFELD, CHAYA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $58,220.89 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, SUSAN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $58,220.73 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, EVELYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,220.49 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZIGLIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $58,220.01 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, HEATHER A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $58,219.85 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECHT, DAVID M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $58,219.41 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, TANASHELIA H Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $58,219.05 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGGLI, PAUL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $58,218.94 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,218.94 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENON, SEEMA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,218.76 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DIANA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,218.32 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, ERIN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,218.32 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, DEBORAH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,218.32 Date 02/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MICHAEL N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,218.29 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System