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 CAMARASANA, LINDA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $56,866.77 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARET, RACHELLE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,866.71 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENDA, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,866.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHNES, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,866.34 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYPYCH, WAYNE A Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $56,866.29 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, CANDACE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,866.18 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, HUGO Y Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,866.06 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, RACHELE C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,866.00 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JAMIE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,865.84 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIA, MARY Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $56,865.54 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBZDA, JASON J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $56,865.44 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JEFFREY G Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,865.23 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNZEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Broome County Amount $56,865.12 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RICHARD F Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $56,864.87 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $56,864.85 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Andes CSD Amount $56,864.75 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, SANDRA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,864.69 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAY, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,864.66 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, PAUL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,864.30 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,864.03 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENER, RICHARD A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $56,863.95 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $56,863.54 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLF, PHILIP Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,863.40 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIN, JAMES A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,863.14 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, SARAH J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,863.03 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONKEY, PATRICIA Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,862.46 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCHO, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $56,861.99 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARAN, ESTHER V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,861.73 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,861.53 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, KAREN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,861.35 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, BRENDAN N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $56,860.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GABREDHAN A Employer name Education Department Amount $56,860.83 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $56,860.83 Date 03/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLUS, MARY K Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,860.36 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, SUZANNE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,860.30 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JEWEL L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,860.22 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCA, ROBERT T Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,859.89 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONEYCUTT, STEPHANIE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,859.87 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPO, GEORGE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,859.87 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,859.87 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KRISTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,859.74 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MINETTA H Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $56,859.72 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCHO, REBECCA S Employer name Broome County Amount $56,859.68 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $56,859.68 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SORDO, JENNIFER A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,859.30 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, KATHRYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,859.30 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARODY, TODD M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,859.25 Date 09/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, WILLIAM S Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $56,859.03 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHTERSKI, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,858.96 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVANTE, PETER J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $56,858.78 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLARY, RAYMOND W Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,858.53 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, ASHLENE G Employer name Education Department Amount $56,858.48 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLL, KYLE R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,858.36 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRO, AUBREA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,858.23 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DOLORES N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,857.99 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, GREGORY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,857.82 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $56,857.70 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,857.51 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFIFY, ADAM A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,857.26 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZUK, MARKIAN S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,856.80 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL-MIDGLEY, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $56,856.30 Date 08/30/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, TIMOTHY S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,856.20 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANFORTH, PAUL J Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $56,856.18 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZAM, ALI Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,856.11 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CANDIDO E Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $56,855.77 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KACY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,855.60 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMON, PATRICIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,855.50 Date 09/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSON, PAUL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,855.45 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADORRAN, LYNN C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,855.38 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHURA, JAMES P Employer name Village of Albion Amount $56,855.37 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SCOTT L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,855.35 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, LINDA Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,855.04 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKEFORD, CHARICE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,854.91 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRICH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,854.88 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, CHRISTINE A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $56,854.86 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGORE, CARL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,854.82 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHA, CLAIRE M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,854.51 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, RANDI S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,854.36 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, PAULA M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,854.26 Date 12/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, DAVID Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,853.88 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, SHAWN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,853.78 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSAOUDI, NAWAL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,853.68 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESHIRE, ROBERT W Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,853.61 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CYNTHIA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,853.47 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $56,853.00 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULL, RYAN S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,852.98 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, KENNETH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,852.63 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFONE, DENISE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $56,852.53 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACUZZI, ANTHONY N Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,852.34 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, KENNETH D Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $56,852.08 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ZACHARY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,852.02 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,851.95 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONNI, ANTHONY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,851.84 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, BARBARA A Employer name Albany County Amount $56,851.56 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFF, ANNETTE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $56,851.52 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GALBO, ROBERT J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $56,851.47 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, THOMAS F Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,851.37 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON, STEVEN G Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $56,851.09 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SAMUEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,850.93 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,850.86 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System