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 LORENZO, DANIELLE H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,722.04 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABERICK, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,721.46 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACONE, YVONNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,721.37 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, VALERIE Employer name Highland CSD Amount $57,721.05 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $57,721.03 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAY, SHONDA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,721.01 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, BARRY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,720.89 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, AMELIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,720.29 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORFA, MATTHEW F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,720.13 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,720.05 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENCKI, JOAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,719.69 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, ROSALINDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,719.58 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMAURO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $57,719.25 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $57,719.22 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KORY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $57,719.22 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SUSAN E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,719.02 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BRADLEE C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,718.99 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMAR, NICOLE S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,718.93 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DEBORAH A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,718.76 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLYDAY, SARAH N Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,718.75 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMIE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,718.73 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, JEANETTE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,718.34 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,718.21 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DALE L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $57,718.15 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, JOHN, JR Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,717.89 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, BRYAN E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,717.44 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIDORMI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PATRICK G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, BETH C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, CARYN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY-DIXON, AMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, JOANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCADA, ARIEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, XIAOMIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, GEORGE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, ROSEMARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELAND, JEAN G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,717.40 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITES, SARA-JO Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $57,717.29 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, MARY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,717.14 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXNER, COREY J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $57,716.70 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, SAMUEL S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,716.40 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISING, JASON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,716.14 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, DAVID J Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $57,715.48 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, JANE R Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $57,715.32 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,715.03 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, APRIL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,714.78 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURIE, KAMILLE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,714.76 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCLEWICZ, KENNETH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $57,714.74 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN-HOLT, DAWN C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $57,714.23 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, DOMENICA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,714.21 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, WAYNE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,714.04 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANDREW F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,713.95 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MEGAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,713.34 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, BETHANY J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $57,713.26 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSUSKY, JOHN C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $57,713.23 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,713.22 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIGPEN, JOANNE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,713.19 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISEY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,713.02 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JAIMEE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,712.94 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBADESSA, CLAIRE Employer name Bryant Library Amount $57,712.55 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRYAN P Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $57,712.53 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENCHINI, RICHARD Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $57,712.20 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $57,711.32 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH K Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,711.28 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, CYNTHIA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,711.03 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EDWARD S Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,710.94 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUTERMARKS, JANE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,710.87 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, SCOTT R Employer name Broome County Amount $57,710.52 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, AMANDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,710.32 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOST, SIMONA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,710.15 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,709.90 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAN, RUSSELL J, JR Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $57,709.83 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINICOLA, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,709.79 Date 11/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKSON, DIAN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,709.66 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADA, BRIGID Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,709.65 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, LINDA E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,709.62 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMON, PRINCESS T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,709.52 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, STEPHANIE P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,709.38 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETH, COURTNEY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,709.37 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNAC, VENITE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,709.35 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, DANIEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,709.20 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, JOHN C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $57,709.01 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVERSLAND, WENDY S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $57,708.78 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BROCK, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,708.64 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNER, TRACY F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $57,708.57 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RANDY D Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $57,708.40 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CORINNE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,708.02 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $57,707.75 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $57,707.61 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, LOK TUNG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,707.52 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGGLI, BRIAN A Employer name Penfield Fire District Amount $57,707.23 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, LISA Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $57,707.21 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LARRY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,707.16 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, KEITH C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,706.82 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZANCKIE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $57,706.82 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, TERRI M Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,706.80 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROYECT, JARED L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $57,706.80 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBEL, MARC A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $57,706.42 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, ARTHUR C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $57,706.29 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, ANTHONY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,706.27 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System