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 SHETTLEWORTH, ASTON B Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,185.63 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, BRET L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,185.26 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,185.19 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACCIONE, CAROLINE I Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $58,185.18 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERHOOD, CAROL G Employer name Village of Upper Nyack Amount $58,184.98 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLEN, MINDY F Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $58,184.85 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,184.80 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,184.68 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, ALAN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,184.45 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARK C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,184.45 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, STEPHEN F Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $58,184.40 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIE, LI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,183.76 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINI, JACK G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,183.20 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHARLENE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,183.17 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JEAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $58,183.02 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDING, DONALD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,182.79 Date 09/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARES, DOMINGO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,182.72 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTOFILIS, CHRISOULA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $58,182.61 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, JAMES M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,182.59 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $58,182.54 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERARD, SHARON A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,182.45 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, MARK E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $58,182.45 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENDELL, JANE E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $58,182.39 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEO, DANIEL C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,182.15 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LEIGH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,181.70 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, DERRICK C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,181.49 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, BARBARA J Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,181.43 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTSET, MARGARET A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $58,181.20 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CORY S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,181.13 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEY, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $58,181.06 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KEVIN J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,180.42 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, MICHELE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,180.38 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYTKO, WILLIAM Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $58,180.13 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARECKI, MEGAN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,179.75 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEAU, MARIE ROSE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,179.68 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUE, GAELEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,179.59 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEY, KENNETH T Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $58,179.53 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, DANIELLE L Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $58,179.51 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WENDI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,179.40 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,179.37 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,179.14 Date 08/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECZEK, CHARLES J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,179.00 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VALERIE J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,178.98 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, CHRISTINA E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $58,178.90 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, RICHARD H Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,178.75 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Broome County Amount $58,178.67 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZYK, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,178.35 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $58,178.11 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, ADAM F Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $58,178.06 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY-GILBERT, JOYCE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,177.92 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, CHRISTI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,177.92 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADON, TATIANA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,177.90 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, STACEY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,177.86 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLUKIEWICZ, STEVEN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,177.72 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NIERNEY, ANGELA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $58,177.26 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,177.14 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, SUZANNE T Employer name Washington County Amount $58,177.11 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, JOHNI R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,177.07 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTS, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $58,176.99 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, KENNETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,176.93 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKE, JOHN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,176.57 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJORKETI, CHUKWUNWELK Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,176.37 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, SUSAN G Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $58,176.13 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON-WILLIAM, BERYL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,176.13 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACON, TAMMY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,176.08 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTE, VINCENT T Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,175.96 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER-HENRY, CYNTHIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,175.78 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEITH W, SR Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $58,175.68 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JOYCE E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $58,175.61 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, NICOLE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,175.60 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, SUZANNE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,175.57 Date 06/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOL, MICHELE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,175.51 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCARDES, JEAN-FRANCOIS Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,175.34 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, VICTOR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,175.30 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPUDIE, PAUL G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,175.27 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESTIN, MARGARET Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $58,175.22 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANY, CAMILLE E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $58,175.02 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,174.91 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, FRANCIS Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,174.71 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVITY, ANTHONY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,174.62 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, NICHOLAS G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,174.60 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RERA, JOHN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $58,174.44 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TAM'ARA LATESA Employer name Department of State Amount $58,174.22 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARGARET S Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,173.99 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, ALICE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,173.96 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,173.96 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, GARY E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,173.92 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,173.76 Date 05/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULDINER, CINDY L Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $58,173.68 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, ANDREW P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,173.64 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, KERRY C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,173.56 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARK A Employer name Hudson Valley Greenway Council Amount $58,173.13 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERRI, ERIN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,173.08 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCASINI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,172.85 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, DAWN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,172.49 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CATHERINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,172.45 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, KATHLEEN P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,172.15 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TOMMIE T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $58,172.04 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTE, PATRICIA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,171.98 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUESSIG, DOROTHY J Employer name Warren County Amount $58,171.91 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System