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 BOTSFORD, JULIE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $57,555.87 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, DENNIS J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $57,555.72 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBURY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $57,555.42 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,555.40 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBIN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,555.40 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXAITIS, MARIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,555.36 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, THOMAS M Employer name Warren County Amount $57,555.29 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINBROOK, KAREN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,555.12 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, FRANKLIN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $57,554.26 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, ANTHONY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,554.25 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDWIN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $57,554.17 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, BRIAN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,554.12 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DIANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,554.09 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,553.73 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,553.63 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LAURIE C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,553.33 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, GERALDINE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,553.15 Date 11/24/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENYO, DUANE J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $57,553.03 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, PAMELA A Employer name Cortland County Amount $57,552.65 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RHONDA ADIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,552.52 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, KATHARINE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $57,552.37 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $57,552.16 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, LAURENCE F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,552.13 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, JEAN M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $57,552.09 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $57,551.91 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, DESIREE A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $57,551.88 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODICE, JOAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,551.69 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, LORETTA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,551.65 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KATHY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,551.55 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LOUISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,551.43 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,551.30 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINI, HELEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,551.22 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,551.15 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKIEWICZ, KATHLEEN Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $57,551.12 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDOFT, THOMAS V Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $57,551.09 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LYNETTE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,550.67 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,550.42 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDAMS, EVELYN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,550.09 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBIOSO, KAREN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,549.87 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,549.74 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DONOVAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,549.52 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, ROBERT S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $57,549.50 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, MARK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,549.31 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,549.31 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBERRY, JANET G Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,548.03 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, CHERYL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,547.93 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, ALLISON P Employer name Corning Community College Amount $57,547.87 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, EDWARD C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $57,547.75 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAETE, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $57,547.60 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFORD, EVELYN F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,547.50 Date 07/29/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUESSLER, KATHERINE S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,547.49 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAULBEE, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,547.27 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAK-LAMONT, DIANE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $57,547.25 Date 05/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERBROOM, STACEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,547.17 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, CAROL B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,547.10 Date 08/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DEAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,547.02 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MEEGAN K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,546.89 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILECCHIA, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,546.83 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHELE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,546.69 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDRYK, STANLEY R Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,546.19 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWITZKI, GREGOR P Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $57,546.18 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $57,545.75 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, CINDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,545.68 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,545.60 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, LINDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,545.39 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSCHOW, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $57,545.36 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERROD, JAMES E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,545.29 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, GERALD S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $57,545.18 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, TODD A Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,545.12 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ACCORDO, SCOTT M Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $57,544.90 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHULL, NICOLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,544.36 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLILLO, LISA ELVIRA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,544.14 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, MELANIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,543.98 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, NICOLE Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,543.72 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSCIA, CHRISTINE G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $57,543.55 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULEY, VICTORIA LZ Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,543.50 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,543.41 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SARA J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $57,542.92 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,542.04 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROBERT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,542.02 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,541.71 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,541.69 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSHAK, SHAWNA E Employer name Yates County Amount $57,540.04 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANI, ANGELO F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,539.96 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEEB, RICHARD F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,539.82 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ALEJANDRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,539.59 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTU, BOIMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,539.32 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMIRIAN, STEVEN Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $57,539.31 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGIANI, NICHOLAS S Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $57,539.28 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISI, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $57,538.66 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOHN H Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $57,538.58 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, BARBARA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,538.52 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albany County Amount $57,538.42 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,538.37 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LILU Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $57,538.28 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERACI, LORRAINE A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $57,538.00 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAN, MEGAN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $57,537.28 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, LINDA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,537.27 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ALANA L Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $57,537.20 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, ROD I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,537.11 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System