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 PEREZ, SANTOS R, SR Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $58,070.42 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, JOHN M Employer name Albany County Amount $58,070.38 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, REGINALD M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $58,070.22 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, DANIEL C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,070.12 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACH, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,070.12 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LAUREN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,069.63 Date 03/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LA LAINE G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,069.45 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THERESA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,069.35 Date 02/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, KATIE J Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $58,069.27 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREIRO, BARBARA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,068.69 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASKA, DEANNA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,068.46 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, JOHN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,068.44 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,068.29 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, FRANK C, JR Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $58,068.02 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROODT, ANDREA R Employer name Orange County Amount $58,067.22 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,067.09 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, JAIME A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,067.06 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, CATERINA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $58,067.02 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICHWEH, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $58,066.80 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN-O'BRIEN, MARYBETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,066.47 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DEREK P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $58,066.15 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, GENE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $58,065.94 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULE, PATRICIA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,065.31 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MADELINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,065.05 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMINSTER, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,065.02 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,064.89 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAROLIS, ANGELA K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,064.75 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYERSON, DANIELLE N Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $58,064.37 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONVILLE, STEWART Q Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,064.26 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE-TATE, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,063.90 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MATTHEW L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,063.88 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, JODY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,063.80 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DIANE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,063.22 Date 06/24/1958 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, SHANNAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,062.87 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,062.38 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DWAYNE G Employer name Town of West Monroe Amount $58,062.29 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSENHEIMER, BONNIE LEE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,062.23 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, KAREN A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,062.11 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SUSAN F Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $58,061.99 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,061.94 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $58,061.82 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULY, JOHN D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,061.80 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, ANGELA, MS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,061.71 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RYAN D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $58,061.25 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLCHANOFF, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,061.19 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, ANDREW L Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,061.04 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPP, KAREN Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,060.88 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, JEANINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,060.41 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHORRALL, VANESSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,060.33 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDLER, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,060.31 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $58,059.78 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DARRYL K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,059.70 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, LAUREEN E Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $58,059.52 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, DONNA L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $58,059.49 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ALLISON D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,059.47 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, AALLIYAH J M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,059.22 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGOGNA, DONNA Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $58,058.68 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JACQUELINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,058.56 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, CECELIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,058.49 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGINS, LANCE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,058.35 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,058.28 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDARD, DEBBIE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,058.22 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, BARRY B, JR Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,058.08 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIS, BARBARA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,058.07 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MICHELLE G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $58,057.81 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANKSLEY, FELICIA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,057.67 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIOR, VERONICA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,056.84 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, JEFFREY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,056.83 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JEFFREY R, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,056.81 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JASON E Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,056.70 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, GLENN G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,056.69 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT, MICHALEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,056.69 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, ANTONIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,056.60 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,056.60 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORANO, DEBRA Z Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,056.60 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLE, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,056.60 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHAWN P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,056.53 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER-TOMASKOVIC, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $58,056.50 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUTA, JOSEPH P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,056.25 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KARA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $58,056.13 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, GAYLE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,055.83 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HERBERT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,055.60 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JENNIFER Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,055.54 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVA, RUSSELL A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $58,055.43 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHERINE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,055.28 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, LINDA R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,055.09 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZSCHUH, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $58,054.92 Date 10/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOTT, DONNA Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,054.88 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, DAPHNE L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,054.83 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPERT, JOSHUA P Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $58,054.74 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, ROCCO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $58,054.56 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENRATH, JO ANN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $58,054.28 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPNER, CHARLES W, IV Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,054.14 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEBURG, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,054.08 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $58,053.27 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, ANN L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $58,053.25 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, RICHARD C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $58,052.90 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, STEPHANIE ANN Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $58,052.88 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,052.75 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRETT, PAMELA C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,052.73 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System