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 FOSTER, JASON M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,283.94 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLMETZ, JUDITH Employer name Erie County Amount $57,283.88 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, DAVID T Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,283.80 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,283.72 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, PAUL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,283.22 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,283.17 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENEE A M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,282.23 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL-READ, MICHELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,282.16 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, GAIL Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,281.96 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,281.86 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, JOHN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,281.86 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BRENDA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,281.52 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBON, JUDITH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,281.35 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $57,281.29 Date 07/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUERHEIM, CARL W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,281.13 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, ESTEBAN L Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $57,281.13 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES-SADOWSKI, LISA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,280.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENUDI, SAMUEL C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,280.34 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROS, MATTHEW F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,280.30 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBROCK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,280.17 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, BRADLEY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,280.13 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, BARRY R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $57,279.60 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESIA, REBECCA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCHIGNANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, REGAN U Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAGNONE, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,279.55 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, LINDSAY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,279.51 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $57,279.40 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, ANNA-RITA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,279.02 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,278.95 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, RONALD O Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $57,278.92 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, SEAN P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,278.89 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, CASSANDRA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,278.78 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $57,278.72 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERTA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,278.66 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGLEY, DAVID M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $57,278.57 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMERICH, MARY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,278.56 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLING, WHITNEY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,278.53 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMELSKI, SOFIYA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,278.44 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHARLES E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,278.43 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, JOANNA R Employer name Washington County Amount $57,278.21 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, ERIN L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $57,277.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MIGUEL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,277.76 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LORIANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,277.76 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, ROBERT A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,277.59 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLEY, BRUCE R Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $57,277.57 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, DAVID P Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,277.54 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, STEVEN A Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,277.47 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNERS, JAMES L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,277.46 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKOVSKY, DEBRA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,277.37 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSTROM, AARON G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $57,277.33 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIATT, TRACIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,277.31 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVALKENBURGH, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,276.88 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $57,276.63 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWITS, WENDY J Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $57,276.51 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEUGER, BRENDA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,276.41 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRY, WALLACE Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,276.22 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLANDS, KEVIN E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,275.62 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOYCE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,275.23 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, KARI A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,275.20 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, NICOLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,275.20 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILEMOBAYO, ROTIMI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,274.84 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNECKI, GARY M Employer name Town of Herkimer Amount $57,274.62 Date 09/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPENTA, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,274.45 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $57,274.40 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROCINQUE, PATRICK R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,274.16 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,274.15 Date 02/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYCOCK, SCOTT C Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,274.13 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, ANA P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,273.92 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOPPER, LEEANN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,273.82 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPINGER, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,273.73 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDERS, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $57,273.36 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIALE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,273.32 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, BENJAMIN J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,273.25 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONAKIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,273.04 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, TEDDY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,272.82 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,272.82 Date 09/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,272.65 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYCEK, BARBARA G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $57,272.59 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, MAUREEN F Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $57,272.11 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, NANCY A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,272.00 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGIO, ROBERT J Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $57,271.54 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETACK, ELSIE E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $57,271.24 Date 11/03/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, LAURA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,270.86 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMEROD, RANDY M Employer name Greene County Amount $57,270.84 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, NORMAN B, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,270.69 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NICHOLAS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,270.51 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $57,270.46 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYJAK, JOHN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,270.41 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHERS, SIMONE V Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,270.20 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETAR, MEGHAN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,269.94 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $57,269.65 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, RYAN D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $57,269.31 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VICTORIA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,269.19 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JEFFREY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,268.61 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWAN, CHURCHILL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,268.55 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,268.14 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System