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 KIRLEW, MARSHA Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,339.85 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Town of Copake Amount $57,338.86 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, ENID G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,338.74 Date 10/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DAWN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,338.58 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONA, BRIAN W Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $57,338.43 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WINSTON A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $57,338.38 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBINA S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,338.36 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZBANI, CATHRYN H Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,338.16 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, ORAZIO Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $57,338.02 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, HOLLY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $57,337.81 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DIONE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $57,337.69 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KAREN N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,337.68 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADITIC, JAMES M, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,337.57 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILSTRA, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Victor Amount $57,337.42 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, TERESA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,337.37 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DENISE G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,336.81 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, JOAN Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $57,336.80 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, KARLA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,336.71 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, EDWIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,336.60 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, VERONICA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,336.55 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERWHEAT, KELLY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,336.25 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JESSICA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,335.94 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, HAROLD F, JR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $57,335.74 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNER, DENISE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,335.53 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIST, PATRICK JAY Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $57,335.36 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKHAM, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $57,335.21 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KIM MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,335.17 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FRANCES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,335.10 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,334.69 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMANN, CAROL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,334.51 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CHARMAINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,334.03 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, KATHLEEN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,333.80 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TINA L Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $57,333.28 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI-SNOOK, KATHERINE Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $57,332.99 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKL, PRISCILLA B Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,332.81 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, REBECCA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,332.81 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, JOAN M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,332.81 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPUTO, DONNA M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,332.81 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJAMES, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,332.30 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, ALBERT M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $57,332.14 Date 07/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, ORLANDO E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,332.08 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, MELISSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,331.87 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORB, CAROLYN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,331.43 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUBA, JUDI E Employer name Broome County Amount $57,330.97 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, N'QUAN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,330.72 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, KENNETH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,330.72 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONATH, PATTI J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,330.69 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEMRAJ, NANDARAM Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,330.41 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,330.31 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAUER, JEANINE R Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $57,330.06 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,330.00 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHAITI, REGINALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,329.96 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSY, JOSEPH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,329.86 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, EDWARD F Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $57,329.70 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $57,329.62 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PATRICE Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $57,329.50 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIJOLA, ANTONIETTA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $57,329.40 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANSKY, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,328.90 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMAN, DENNISON G Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $57,328.78 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHANE P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $57,328.64 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,328.45 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SHELAGH M Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,328.30 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENBURG, MATTHEW R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $57,328.24 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABICE, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,327.98 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSLADE, LEE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,327.63 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPP, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,327.08 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, RAE ANN Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $57,327.04 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JACE T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,326.65 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MARGARET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,326.63 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URYS, RICHARD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,326.57 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENOS, LINDSEY E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,326.51 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,326.08 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DIANA H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,325.75 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMIN, LEANNE R S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,325.57 Date 09/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORITO, ALFRED Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,325.08 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, RISA F Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $57,325.05 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAYKA, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $57,324.90 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIDO, CARMEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,324.48 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,324.25 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JONATHAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,323.99 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,323.90 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MARK I Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $57,323.79 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOYHOFSKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,323.50 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICIA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,323.36 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, MARTHA L Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $57,323.23 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, VERNESSA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,323.09 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJ, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,323.07 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, GLORIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,322.52 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, BARBARA A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $57,322.37 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAVIVA, CARYN Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $57,322.33 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, SHARON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,322.25 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, RONALD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,321.91 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTEN, DAVID L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $57,321.09 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JAY N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,320.88 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANEK, DANUTA K Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $57,320.75 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,320.68 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZELMAN, ALBERT M Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $57,320.64 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, LINDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,320.36 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, EDWARD F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,320.34 Date 06/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, LAUREN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,320.06 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System