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 ARENA, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $57,073.78 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, FRANK M, JR Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $57,073.60 Date 07/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTOFANTI, DAVID Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $57,073.44 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $57,073.22 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEWALDT, DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,072.84 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, DENISE K Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $57,072.79 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,072.29 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAWE, BRIGETTE A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $57,072.14 Date 04/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, EILEEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,071.84 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, ALFRED A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $57,071.78 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, LISABETH T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $57,071.74 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $57,071.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMANN, MARK R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,070.93 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIELLE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $57,070.78 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, JOSEPH Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $57,070.75 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW E, III Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $57,070.73 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSE, BRIGGETT S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,070.28 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, KAREN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,070.26 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUNA, JANINE P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $57,070.06 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUFFIER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,070.04 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREBENDIS, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,069.93 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERARA, LEONARD J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,069.92 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, CHARLOTTE T Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $57,069.80 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, THOMAS V Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $57,069.65 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMONE, JAMES L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $57,069.10 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, REGINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,068.99 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERRON, LAURA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,068.97 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $57,068.74 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERINGTON, RACHEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,068.69 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, HAROLD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,068.65 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJERKHOLT, CHRIS T Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $57,068.64 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,068.60 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, DANIEL P Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $57,068.57 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, TRINIDAD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,067.82 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, LINDA G Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $57,067.79 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIS, STEVEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,067.78 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, DEBRA ANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,067.66 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, NATHAN L Employer name Town of Webster Amount $57,067.66 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWTOMPKINS, KENNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,067.64 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASO, PAUL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,067.37 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,066.89 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VIRGINIA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $57,066.63 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, JEFFERY V, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,066.23 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIFFRE, PAMELA J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $57,066.17 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIGHT, RIMA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $57,065.86 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSITZKE, ERNEST T Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,065.20 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERNOSKY, SUSAN N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,064.84 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITERS, LOUISA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,064.64 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GINA-MARIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,064.59 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DANIEL Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $57,064.59 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, MARYLOU Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $57,064.40 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, JOLENE A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,064.12 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,064.05 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILMAN, GREGORY C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $57,064.05 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, JAMES A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,063.35 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,063.00 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUFKY, SUSAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $57,062.89 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMER, ARMAND P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,062.51 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDROWSKI, KARLA A Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $57,062.42 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ZACHARY R Employer name Broome County Amount $57,062.18 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISIJOLA, ABOSEDE A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,061.95 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVRATIL, TRACY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,061.90 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANADIS, GEORGE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,061.81 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, BRIAN S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $57,061.67 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, MARTIN G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $57,061.64 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ARSDALE, SCOTT T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,061.51 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORD, NATHAN W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,061.43 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, JOANNE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $57,061.42 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNSTROM, KELLY J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $57,061.29 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $57,061.26 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $57,060.98 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, YVONNE L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,060.94 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JANINE C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,060.70 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANDER, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,060.67 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, PAULA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,060.38 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,060.38 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VIGNI, GABRIEL E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,060.35 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JESSICA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $57,060.32 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MARY G Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,060.16 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDELL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,060.11 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKUM, GERALD E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $57,060.08 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,059.99 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JUAN Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $57,059.76 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, FRANCIS J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $57,059.42 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,059.28 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, LUIS E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $57,059.20 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, THOMAS P Employer name Warren County Amount $57,059.12 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,058.81 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSCHOW, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,058.69 Date 06/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISMA, PIERRE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,058.66 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Akron Amount $57,058.58 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ANNE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,058.48 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, LARRY G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,058.39 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVIL, MARIE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,058.32 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,058.07 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, HELEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,058.04 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, WILMA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,058.00 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKNER, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,057.80 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, DENISE A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $57,057.76 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, NATHANIEL P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,057.76 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System