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 PARADISI, JOSEPH R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $58,052.08 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $58,051.92 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, CUTLER D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,051.69 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, REBEKAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,051.46 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNO, KATRINA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,051.46 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, NARISSA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,051.46 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, DAVID J Employer name Orleans County Amount $58,051.29 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACH, ALEX J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $58,051.21 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNEY, KATIE A, MS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,051.18 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,051.17 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABY, MICHAEL R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,051.10 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALAN C Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $58,050.65 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, CRAIG J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,050.51 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, KYLE J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,050.48 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARMER, CATHY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,050.36 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $58,049.56 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNI, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,049.55 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MARSHA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $58,049.37 Date 04/30/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, DAVID J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,049.10 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, CHELLIE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,048.92 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DANE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,048.90 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, BEVERLEY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,048.63 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KELLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,048.63 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,048.56 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-BUITRAGO, MARTHA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,048.51 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,048.12 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BELINDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,048.12 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, PETER E Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,047.70 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, PEARL Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $58,047.52 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JOSEPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,047.46 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, VALERIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,047.44 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, JOHN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,047.42 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MONTY L Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $58,047.22 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $58,047.20 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVJAR, GLEN R, SR Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $58,046.90 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ANESSA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,046.89 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, WAYNE Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $58,046.72 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JEUNESSE, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,046.72 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BROWN, NITA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,046.45 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEITH D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $58,046.33 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONDELL, RAYMOND J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,046.25 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, KELLY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,046.16 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICOLE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,045.72 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,045.64 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LUVUNIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,045.57 Date 11/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFLETT, MICHAEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,045.43 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULKOFSKE, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,045.31 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, DARRYL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $58,045.03 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DANIEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,044.93 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOOSE, STEPHEN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,044.73 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALECHITZ, ANASTASIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $58,044.49 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,044.31 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDIDA, CLIFFORD J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $58,043.88 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JESSE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,043.87 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, SHARON L Employer name Orange County Amount $58,043.83 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI THOMAS-DI VIRGILIO, GRACE Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $58,043.44 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATER, SHAWN R A Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $58,043.00 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,042.80 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,042.68 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, VALERIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,042.48 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAGINI, DEBRA J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $58,042.40 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, GARY A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $58,042.40 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, EDWIN S Employer name Village of Medina Amount $58,041.96 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, ZACKERY T Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,041.72 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SCOTT L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,041.17 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,041.00 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KAMAL A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $58,040.78 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POEPPLEIN, GEORGE A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $58,040.58 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, CAROL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,040.58 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RONALD J Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $58,040.43 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,040.38 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, JEAN CLAUDE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,039.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFRIES, ERIC E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,039.01 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITNER, GAIL P Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $58,038.92 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGER, ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,038.86 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SELENA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,038.74 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,038.70 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HELEN M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $58,038.61 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DAVID J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $58,038.54 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI-GUZZARDI, DAWN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,038.43 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,037.95 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,037.75 Date 04/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $58,037.58 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TAMARA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,037.37 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CAROLYN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,037.09 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCHIO, RICKI H Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,036.71 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, DEMETRIS L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,036.56 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS-PAUL, BELLO Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $58,036.34 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, DENISE E Employer name Broome County Amount $58,036.09 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALENA, KAREN Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $58,036.07 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALENBERGER, JOSEPH A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,035.94 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTTER, MOSES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,035.50 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAIGH, STACEY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,035.50 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIDEO, MARIA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $58,035.38 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKI, SHARON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,035.37 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,035.31 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDEL, ELIZBETH A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,035.23 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASZTI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,034.78 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, KEISHA G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,034.77 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,034.58 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System