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 VACCARO, JOANMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,653.80 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, RENEE H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,653.72 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, JASON M Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $57,653.65 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DONNA M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,653.45 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $57,653.36 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DEBBIE-ANNE A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,652.95 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $57,652.88 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PEDRO LUIS Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $57,652.63 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, BRYAN P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $57,652.38 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, DORA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,652.32 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, RYAN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,652.21 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $57,652.12 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, KERRY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,651.62 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $57,651.51 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEJKO, RAYLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,651.49 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RODRICK J Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,651.41 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTORTI, KATHLEEN T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $57,651.31 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KERRY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,650.49 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, CAROLYNN P Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,650.00 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCANELLO, CAROL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,650.00 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, TASHAY R Employer name Erie County Amount $57,650.00 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMELL, LACEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,649.93 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTADUE, VINCENT Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $57,649.88 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DIANE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,649.86 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPEL, MATTHEW S Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,649.84 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELWIG, REX R Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $57,649.80 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $57,649.74 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS-WHITE, LAVERNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,649.72 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHT, LAWRENCE C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,649.66 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LUIS R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,649.64 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JESSE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,649.59 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENITHAN, AUSTIN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,649.48 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, RICHARD G Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $57,649.44 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JEFFREY R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,649.31 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JESSICA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,649.23 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHIERE-GEE, CHRISTINE Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,649.04 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOE, ROBERT A Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,649.02 Date 01/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOK, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $57,648.94 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, KAREN A Employer name Legislative Library Amount $57,648.92 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, DONNA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,648.79 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, DAVID J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $57,648.77 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PATRICE H Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,648.72 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,648.46 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ALYSE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,648.35 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLENBERG, DEBORAH M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $57,648.19 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCZI, SCOTT E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $57,648.07 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, BERNARD E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,648.03 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, ERYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,647.97 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $57,647.78 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, CAROLYN S Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,647.20 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, BRYAN B Employer name Seneca County Amount $57,646.21 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID J Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $57,646.12 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,646.07 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DANIEL H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,645.95 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MICHELE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,645.80 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RANDY H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,645.32 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEEBY, STEVEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,645.25 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,645.15 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,644.84 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DWYER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,644.50 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, TERRELL N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $57,644.48 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GEORGINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,644.26 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHETTA, LEONIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,644.06 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, WARREN D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,643.85 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARBEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $57,643.61 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, JANET M Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,643.54 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASAA, MAUDLYNNE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GLENVA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNINI, ENRICO A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOKOSE, SAMUEL K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, RAM P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, HELEN P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGNANAN, LOREEN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,643.44 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $57,643.33 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, JANE Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,642.93 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRABLOW, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $57,642.82 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, KEISHA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,642.80 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNALL, WALTER G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,642.72 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VETTE, NORMAN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,642.60 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESI, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,642.52 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, RANDALL K Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $57,642.42 Date 09/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSHIP, KEVIN R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $57,642.20 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,642.10 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JUSTIN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,642.09 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, SUSAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $57,641.92 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAN, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,641.70 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARISSA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,641.26 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JAMES E Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $57,641.13 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKETT, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,641.08 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSOW, JACOB M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $57,641.01 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,640.50 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, LUIS A Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $57,640.32 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, WILLIAM M Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $57,640.04 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ALLEN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,639.48 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DAVID T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,639.45 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIZIDES, THEODORE A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $57,639.11 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SHARON A Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $57,638.84 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $57,638.40 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DALE R Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $57,637.36 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System