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 PETERSON, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Malta Amount $57,637.31 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, DONALD F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $57,637.10 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MACKENZIE R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,637.04 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $57,636.52 Date 03/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, MARY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,636.52 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JASON C Employer name Albany County Amount $57,636.51 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, RANDI V Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $57,636.30 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, MATTHEW J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,636.22 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,636.13 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, COLLEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,635.46 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAWRENCE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $57,635.40 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, DORETTE A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $57,635.13 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, MARLON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,635.07 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, SARAH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,634.85 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GEORGE F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,634.82 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, TERESA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,634.60 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIES, KATHLEEN L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,634.29 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FRANCES E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,634.29 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, LARRY B Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,634.13 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSPOOR, GREGG F Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $57,634.05 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENS, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,634.00 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCASIO, ARCANGEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,633.82 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TAMMY LEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,633.70 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, FRANK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,633.61 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, EDWIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,633.54 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, EDWARD S, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,633.36 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, DONNA M Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $57,633.16 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEFNER, MARK D Employer name Broome County Amount $57,633.10 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTY, RYAN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,633.07 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEICHMAN, ROSS D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $57,632.73 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, COLETTE M Employer name Albany County Amount $57,632.66 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, DAVID L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $57,632.04 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUISTO, SUSAN J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,631.88 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWILL, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,631.86 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,631.86 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,631.86 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, BRADLEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,631.86 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEAU, DANIEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,631.86 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL BRICKEL, SHANDRA N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,631.86 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, JULIANNE V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,631.86 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $57,631.86 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTER, STACIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,631.86 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIO, ROSHAWN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,631.61 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,631.60 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ANDY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $57,631.51 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, RYAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,631.49 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVILLE, JEFFREY G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,631.34 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, NORALEAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,631.06 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANFEAR, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $57,630.73 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STACY ANN T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,630.48 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKEEL, JACK M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $57,630.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDOT, CHERRIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,629.85 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, D CHARLES Employer name City of Auburn Amount $57,629.81 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL J Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $57,629.62 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOIS, DORIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,629.53 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, RODNEY D Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $57,629.40 Date 02/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, EDWARD H Employer name Seneca County Amount $57,629.38 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MARY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $57,628.43 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMS, THOMAS A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $57,628.41 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, VALSALA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,628.16 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $57,627.68 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWESKI, JOHN D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,627.67 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MEURS, LOIS J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $57,627.17 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLFI, MARIA R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $57,626.79 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDIEGO, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,626.72 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $57,626.27 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,626.26 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CARLA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,626.20 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, JEAN D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,625.94 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, DANIEL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.83 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINBERRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,625.16 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,625.02 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CECELIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, JULIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JEANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTA, KATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOURGOLA, KIM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,625.00 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, MAEGHAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,624.95 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, ARLENE P Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $57,624.87 Date 08/20/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALENA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $57,624.68 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $57,624.65 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGELOSI, MICHELE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,624.65 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANNE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $57,624.56 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN B Employer name Erie County Amount $57,624.01 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDITIS, CHARLES E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,623.96 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, GALE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,623.77 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, ROBIN L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $57,623.60 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JIMMIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,623.52 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,623.34 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VERNA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,623.25 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUELLO, PEDRO A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $57,623.25 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, PATRICIA R Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $57,623.05 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, EILEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,622.98 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAUSANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,622.88 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, SONIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,622.87 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ESTRELLA J Employer name Orange County Amount $57,622.87 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, CAROLE A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,622.78 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System