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 ABROLE, ANJANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,155.40 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, CASSANDRA E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,155.16 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, SHANNON E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,154.83 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY, MILTON E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $57,154.62 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSS, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,154.37 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, TRACEY K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,154.27 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, FRANTZ Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $57,154.23 Date 05/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,154.17 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $57,154.12 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, LIGIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,154.12 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,153.99 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,153.96 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,153.90 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MARK Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $57,153.84 Date 07/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,153.80 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONE, MADALANE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,153.80 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVELLI, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,153.80 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,153.80 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, IRENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,153.80 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, JEFFREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,153.67 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY W Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $57,152.82 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHIN, NANGIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,152.75 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, ROBERT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,152.64 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILTS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,152.61 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DOMINIQUE S Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $57,152.58 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARTENA C Employer name Orange County Amount $57,152.12 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINSFORD, CHARLES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,151.92 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, JUSTIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,151.92 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SEAN P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,151.88 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE-DOWDELL, JUANITA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,151.86 Date 12/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, CONNIE S Employer name Education Department Amount $57,151.86 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAITIS, TINA C Employer name Education Department Amount $57,151.86 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, JUDITH A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $57,151.86 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, SHARON Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,151.86 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, JANINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,151.86 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $57,151.50 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, APRIL L Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,150.89 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Darien Amount $57,150.54 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, AMIT S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,150.46 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, JUDITH A Employer name Yates County Amount $57,149.93 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,149.92 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $57,149.90 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, VERONICA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,149.77 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRO, SARAH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,149.75 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOALES, TONYA Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,149.44 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,149.32 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OST, DEBRA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $57,148.07 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVITZ, MARK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $57,147.99 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINGART, MICHELLE Employer name Orange County Amount $57,147.82 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, MATTHEW D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,147.75 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,147.18 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RANDY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,147.11 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, MAX D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,147.07 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROXANNE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,147.05 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANHOLM , SHIRLEY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,146.52 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ASHLEIGH K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,146.51 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILKIE, CLAIRE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,145.84 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MARK S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,145.84 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOUE, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,145.65 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDENBACH, NICHOLAS M Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,145.34 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMPOL, JOHN R Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $57,145.06 Date 03/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLACOSE, MARC A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,144.68 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIAN, JESSE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,144.40 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, TRAVIS C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,144.39 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETAMAR, GERARDO, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,144.35 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBORAH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,143.93 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAH, MUHAMMAD A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,143.92 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, SEAN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $57,143.88 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPP, BRANDON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,143.50 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,143.06 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIENBURG, MICHAEL R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,143.01 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIALS, SHAMAINE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,142.85 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JAYMES W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,142.74 Date 02/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-PHILLIPS, KAYSHA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $57,142.64 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, KENNETH A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $57,142.26 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACK, CRYSTAL L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,142.23 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, SCOTT W Employer name Essex County Amount $57,142.08 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANEK, PETER Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,141.93 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, REBECCA K Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $57,141.60 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BARBARA J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $57,141.53 Date 12/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, JESSE A, JR Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $57,141.30 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, AARON S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,140.96 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIERHEISER, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,140.90 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARENZANO, COLLEEN M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $57,140.69 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, MATTHEW Employer name Erie County Amount $57,140.57 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DEBRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,140.27 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ZDZISLAWA Employer name Albany County Amount $57,140.25 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, TODD L Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $57,140.09 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, LINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,139.87 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKREIGN, KENNETH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,139.84 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $57,139.73 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDEN, KEITH E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $57,139.41 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, BRENDA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,139.36 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JANET Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $57,139.16 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZAK, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,138.95 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ROBERT H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,138.70 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, MARVIN H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,138.18 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, SIDNEY E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,138.17 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, MARY E Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $57,138.08 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, MERVILLE D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,138.08 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System