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 DUBY, DANIEL G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,358.22 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESACRETA, PATRICIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,358.08 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHLAGER, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,357.98 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLOSEVICH, DOUGLAS J, JR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $57,357.97 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, PATRICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $57,357.51 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $57,357.50 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMANN, JAYME B Employer name Genesee Finger Lks Reg Plan Bd Amount $57,357.47 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MAX W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,357.45 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHETTI, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $57,357.36 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, JANET D Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $57,357.32 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JESSICA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,357.09 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRACH, LARRY J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $57,357.04 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JOHANNA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,356.90 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESE, STEVEN E Employer name Broome County Amount $57,356.57 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, KELVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,356.52 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, PAULA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,356.45 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,356.45 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DANIEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,356.20 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, JOANNE Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $57,355.82 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARJORIE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,355.80 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTZ, TIFFANY N Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,355.70 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, JOSEPH P Employer name Broome County Amount $57,355.65 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KATHRYN JO Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,355.48 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADDERDON, KYLE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,355.35 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGLIANO, LOUIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,355.18 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICIA E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,354.86 Date 11/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURLEY, JOHN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $57,354.72 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, KYLE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,354.64 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE YOE, JASON L Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,354.42 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ANGELO R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,354.34 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,354.17 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOEIRA, MARIA E Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,354.10 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SARA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,353.60 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIER, ELLYN B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,353.22 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,353.17 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAKATSELOS, GEORGE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,352.99 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $57,352.79 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DANIEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,352.48 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,352.32 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,352.27 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,352.22 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTIN, TORIN O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,352.21 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYOU, WILLIAM E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $57,351.97 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERHOUSE, DAVID D Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,351.81 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIYANITSA, KATHERINE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,351.66 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARAKIS, MARIA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,351.51 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFFEN, MICHAEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,351.34 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,350.92 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,350.59 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DELICIA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,350.23 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,350.04 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORESE, DIANA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,350.00 Date 05/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JEMAINE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,349.95 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFKOWITZ, BETTE M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,349.63 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KIMBERLEY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,349.50 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, HARRY Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,349.43 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EILEEN P Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,349.38 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, LISA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,349.24 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, NORA M Employer name Greene County Amount $57,349.16 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBERTON, DEAN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,349.10 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $57,349.07 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNAUTH, DALIA U Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $57,348.99 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDENA, HENRY Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,348.92 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $57,348.92 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MICHELE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,348.86 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GRADY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,348.72 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDL, SARAH C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $57,348.53 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, MARGARET K Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $57,348.48 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAY, DANIELLE L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,348.08 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, KURT R Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $57,347.87 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBY, GREGG A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $57,347.64 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHNNIE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,346.90 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $57,346.50 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Greene County Amount $57,346.47 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, STEPHEN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,345.91 Date 01/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $57,345.60 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PAULET M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,345.49 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVE, DIANE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,345.34 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCKIE, JUDITH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,345.34 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, MOHAMMED F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,345.27 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRANCHE, JUDITH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,344.95 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAGBARA, IGBIGIWARI Employer name City of White Plains Amount $57,344.91 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SUSAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,344.39 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREW S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,344.35 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDIERO, DONNA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $57,344.15 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KAREN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,344.03 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENLUND, KENNETH J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,343.56 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEPINTO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,342.78 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, JASON D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,342.57 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NEWTON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,342.14 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DEBORAH L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $57,342.12 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKTON, ANDREA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,342.03 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, DANIEL T Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $57,341.76 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCOBELLO, DAVID M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,341.29 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RONALD P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,341.20 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIRO, GINA P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,341.18 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ALICIA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,341.18 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, MARIA T Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $57,340.66 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, SONJA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,340.22 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRITTANY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,339.87 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System