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 FONVILLE, TRACI A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,233.53 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,233.53 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDICK, LYNNE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $57,233.50 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, COLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,233.50 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREFFILETTI, KATRINA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,233.50 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,233.50 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANELLI, LORI M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,233.50 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICEWICZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,233.40 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $57,233.17 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTIER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Albany County Amount $57,233.15 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MALLORY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,233.12 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, OMAR J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $57,233.06 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOCINSKI, JASON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,232.81 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, FRANCIS R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,232.66 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VERONA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,232.33 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,232.31 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRIS, GREGORY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,232.07 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURICK, MATTHEW D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,231.93 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,231.63 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, KELLY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,231.59 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, JOHN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,231.54 Date 03/14/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOTTIS, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,231.40 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN T Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $57,231.38 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,231.37 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEL, JACQUELINE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,231.20 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, RICHARD T Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,231.16 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, TY H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,231.11 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERILLI, KARA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,230.97 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLI, MARIA C Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $57,230.60 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, CANDE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,230.35 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, LAURA L Employer name Education Department Amount $57,230.26 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MARTER, DENNIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,230.23 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EUGENE T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,230.08 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, JAMES S Employer name Education Department Amount $57,229.91 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, LORRAINE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,229.88 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, RICHARD D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $57,229.83 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSIZA, ANDREW B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $57,229.72 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $57,229.63 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMONG, CAROL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,229.53 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,229.51 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, JOSEPH L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,229.47 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGL, LORI L Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,229.42 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, KAWANA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,229.12 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOCK, GRACE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $57,229.02 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,228.55 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, DYLAN R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $57,228.19 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEK, KAREN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,228.07 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $57,227.43 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LYDIA E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,226.80 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHIRLEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,226.74 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDLITZ, ROBIN S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,226.73 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILAYSAK, KHAMMONG Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,226.61 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DANIEL O'NEIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,226.49 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $57,226.10 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,226.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICZKOWSKI, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,225.96 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JIMMIE L, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $57,225.65 Date 04/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, TRESA D Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,225.63 Date 03/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORI S Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,225.62 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, BRADLEY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $57,225.55 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, RAYMOND Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,225.49 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, SCOTT H Employer name Albany County Amount $57,225.25 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, BARBARA W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,224.84 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, LARRY D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,224.58 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCIA, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,224.57 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRUN, RUDY Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $57,224.41 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JAMES D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $57,224.41 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASUBRAMANIAN, NADARAJAH Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,223.92 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY, BRENDA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $57,223.88 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMANN, E HEIDE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,223.62 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ELISSA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,223.56 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, MARK S Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $57,223.43 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, EILEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,223.36 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, DONNA MAE E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,223.33 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,223.21 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, GREGORY E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,222.99 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JARED S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,222.94 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MATTHEW M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,222.92 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, EMILIA A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $57,222.57 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDWICK, ROBERT J Employer name Essex County Amount $57,222.17 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, HEATHER A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,221.93 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, KELLY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,221.87 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MADELINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $57,221.22 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, MICHAEL T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,220.80 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, SALOMON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,220.75 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLING, LISA M Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $57,220.51 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DAVID E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $57,219.98 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,219.97 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, YVETTE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,219.95 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELETH, LEON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,219.76 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,219.58 Date 05/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSIMANO, DREW Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $57,219.49 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGEN, ROBERT J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $57,219.49 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDMAN, NEIL D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,219.47 Date 03/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIZIO, ALICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $57,219.39 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, BEVERLY L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $57,219.06 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARE, RAMON E Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $57,218.96 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLOE-SESTI, KELLY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,218.66 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOO, MELISSA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,218.61 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, HEATHER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,218.38 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System