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 PARISI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,218.27 Date 09/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,218.26 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MAUREEN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $58,218.20 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ROBERT E, II Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $58,218.16 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTHOHN, CASEY G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,217.98 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKES, G JAMES, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,217.94 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, GERARD F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,217.94 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPELINO, MARYANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,217.94 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NATHAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,217.89 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDDEN, GEORGIA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,217.77 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, ROBERT A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $58,217.63 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGANO, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,217.48 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, JOANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,217.38 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS-SARUBBI, COLLEEN A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $58,216.78 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSONG, DARREN F Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $58,216.51 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, RUSSELL J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $58,215.48 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CATHY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,215.47 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIOLETT, MATTHEW T Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,215.47 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKRED, JANIE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,215.46 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, RUTHE Employer name Salamanca Ind Dev Agcy Amount $58,215.31 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, DEREK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,215.01 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, SANDRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,214.98 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSU, BENJAMIN S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,214.81 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, SHARON M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,214.64 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, LINDA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,214.52 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMAN, JOANNE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,214.52 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, JENNIFER S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,214.52 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHENT, DEBORAH L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,214.52 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHANE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,214.01 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTER, GREGORY Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $58,213.99 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINUS, BENJAMIN V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,213.47 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, PAMELA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,213.39 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, PATRICK J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $58,213.29 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,213.14 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COSKI, KELLI P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,213.10 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, TINA E Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $58,213.09 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, MICHELE M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $58,213.07 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-LOUIS, STEVEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,212.94 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, CHERYL L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,212.51 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, KURTIS J Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,212.43 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KENNETH J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,212.38 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELOCK, TIA E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,212.37 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JENNIFER Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $58,212.03 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIENZA, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,211.84 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, STAR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,211.73 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JANET Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,211.59 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,211.58 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, SIOBHAN R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,211.54 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,211.46 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, DIANE G Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $58,211.35 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, JOHN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,211.12 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONDUTO, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,210.64 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBEK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,210.45 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, DANIEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,210.41 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSON, PETER B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $58,210.23 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, BLAKE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,210.08 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, FELICIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,210.07 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMAN, BARBARA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,210.02 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BARA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,209.58 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANO, LIDIO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $58,209.52 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MILTON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,209.46 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, ELMORE S, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,208.98 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JEFFREY S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $58,208.19 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,208.07 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAS, KATHRYN A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,208.00 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,207.81 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, JAMES K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,207.76 Date 02/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINO, WALTER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,207.49 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKARONIS, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,207.30 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLEY, ORTELLI G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,207.18 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,207.16 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESCHE, RICHARD D Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $58,206.99 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEAN L Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $58,206.78 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHERYL M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,206.52 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, MEGHAN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $58,206.03 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ETTA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,205.91 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JASON H Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,205.83 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, GREGORY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,205.75 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, THERESA D Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $58,205.62 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, SYLVIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,205.02 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, PATRICIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $58,204.99 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINDALL, HANNAH C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $58,204.92 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, NANCY R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $58,204.80 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KATHRYN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,204.77 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARONSIK, LOUIS PAUL Employer name Greene County Amount $58,204.38 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, SHAWN P Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $58,204.23 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRIC, DENIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,204.22 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, DEAN A Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $58,203.89 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $58,203.85 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINESTOCK, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $58,203.60 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES E Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $58,203.48 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOTZ, KEITH E Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $58,203.36 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, GLEN G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,203.29 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASCONEZ, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,203.18 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,203.18 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DELPHINE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $58,202.81 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALKA, KAREN R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $58,202.55 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SYLVIA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,202.55 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, KELLIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,202.33 Date 04/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCZEK, RICHARD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,202.13 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System