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 COMPTON, SALLY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,458.44 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARACALLO-LAMPER, SUSAN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,458.37 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ERIC J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $57,458.21 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $57,458.15 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, DAVID P, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,458.12 Date 03/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTANASCE, ANNA MARIE T Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,457.99 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, HERMAS Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,457.94 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PAMELA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,457.91 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESCHORNER, CORY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,457.90 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, MURALEEDHARAN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,457.73 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, MARYLOU Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,457.60 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, JEANETTE Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,457.53 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, APRIL M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $57,457.42 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CONNOR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $57,457.17 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTWAK, PAUL J Employer name Madison County Amount $57,457.16 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMP, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $57,457.15 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENG, DONNIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,457.08 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, THERESA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,457.08 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVYN, KATHERINE W Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $57,456.95 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, AMY L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $57,456.88 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NATHAN Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $57,456.88 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, GEORGE E, III Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $57,456.86 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAK, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,456.58 Date 03/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,456.53 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERGER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,456.36 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,456.36 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, TAMARA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,456.12 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENAWICUS, LINDA J Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $57,456.00 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NOELLE-ANN P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,455.79 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, AIMSLEY A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $57,455.73 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUCCIELLO, STEPHEN M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $57,455.10 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTUTO, JOSEPH J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $57,455.00 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ANNE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $57,454.50 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SANDRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,454.46 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DELORES Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,454.21 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,454.18 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHAWN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,453.93 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERT, LINDA A Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $57,453.72 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, VICTOR M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $57,453.67 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEESMAN, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,453.03 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, PHILIP D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,452.83 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, JOSEPH N, JR Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $57,452.83 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TYLER F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,452.77 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,452.74 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS, TROY W Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $57,452.65 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAUBER, PATRICIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,452.62 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTMAN, LARA Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,452.34 Date 01/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, SONIA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,452.18 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, LESTER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $57,452.12 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, CHANDLER S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $57,452.09 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVERIO, BARBARA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $57,452.06 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, LEIGH A Employer name Broome County Amount $57,452.01 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIE, BARRY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,451.71 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMERLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,451.64 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, SHARILYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,451.51 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBOROUGH, BRIANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,451.50 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSSARD, KAREN A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $57,451.26 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,450.96 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOERGEL, MARY A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $57,450.85 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINAN, THOMAS Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,450.65 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, ELISE M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $57,450.56 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DEBORAH C Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,450.50 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, JAMES Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $57,450.39 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LATOYA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $57,450.28 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINRIB KLEIN, DEBRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,449.84 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOTT, DEAN R Employer name Village of Attica Amount $57,449.80 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,449.75 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DOUGLAS F Employer name Fulton County Amount $57,449.60 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TIMOTHY T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,449.33 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $57,449.09 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONALD C Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,449.04 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIBKINS, KATHERINE M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $57,448.99 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,448.78 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, GINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,448.22 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRED, VICTORIA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,448.17 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DICKIE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,448.07 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, RHONA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,447.96 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMARK, RICHARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $57,447.84 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, RUBEN D Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $57,447.83 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, ANDREW R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,447.82 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUND, DALE W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,447.46 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDELL, MARIA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,446.77 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, NORMA JEAN Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $57,446.38 Date 11/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHARLES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,446.30 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USBORNE, SAMUEL D Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $57,446.19 Date 08/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, JASON R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,446.09 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, JOSEPH B Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $57,445.80 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHAEL N Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $57,445.09 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, RAVEN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,444.99 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, JOHN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,444.71 Date 12/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, MARIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,444.63 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RICHARD S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $57,444.16 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACICOT, ROBERTA K Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $57,444.08 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DENTON L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,443.92 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLONKOWSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $57,443.80 Date 05/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,443.58 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELKIRK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Essex County Amount $57,443.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINCK, MICHAEL W Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,443.50 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DOREEN E Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $57,443.36 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, SCOTT B Employer name Salem CSD Amount $57,443.30 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System