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 PADUANO, JOSEPH T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,682.86 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KACEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,682.69 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLESE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,682.69 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, LYNETTE A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $56,682.58 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEND, SALLY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,682.58 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONS, DAWN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,682.58 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, DAWN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,682.58 Date 06/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, BARYON P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,682.58 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORYSZAK, LISA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,682.51 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, NANCY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,682.26 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHARDT, FREDERICK R, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,682.24 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DANIEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,682.09 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULCYNSKI, PAUL Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $56,681.90 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBBY, MARGARET M Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $56,681.73 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOV, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $56,681.50 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEAR, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $56,681.46 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, SHAW Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,681.34 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JEFFREY C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,680.91 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, RAYMOND R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $56,680.85 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUAN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,680.72 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, DENNIS A Employer name Town of Murray Amount $56,680.64 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, MICHELLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,680.25 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNSDORFER, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,680.00 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SEAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,679.93 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOUGH, TERRI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,679.74 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTERN, JOAN C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $56,679.57 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAL, KEVIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,679.33 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, EILEEN L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,679.02 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, DACIA J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,678.67 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KELLI J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $56,678.16 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, LAWRENCE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,677.82 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, CYNTHIA Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $56,677.32 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARD, VALERIE C Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $56,677.28 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, LYNDA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,677.22 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, PATRICIA G Employer name Orange County Amount $56,677.01 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, TAMI D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,676.86 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, FRANK Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $56,676.68 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, BELINDA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,676.07 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MATTHEW Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,675.93 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, TAMMY L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $56,675.80 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $56,675.80 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $56,675.67 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, DIANE Employer name Highland CSD Amount $56,675.48 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZALAK, BENJAMIN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,675.25 Date 07/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYMAN, DONNA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,675.25 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,674.80 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Cortland County Amount $56,674.46 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, SHAKIMA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,674.17 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $56,674.10 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ALEX P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,674.06 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASZCZAK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,674.04 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, LORETHA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,673.94 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DEBORAH M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $56,673.88 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRACO, FRANK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,673.82 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, QASIM U Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,673.62 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSS, DERRICK S Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $56,673.19 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHELT, IRENE Employer name Amityville Public Library Amount $56,673.13 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA-BELLO, OLAKUNLE O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,672.91 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSOCK, SUSAN M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $56,672.55 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIATIS, ZORKA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,672.40 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, YOLANDA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $56,671.87 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, JAMES P, JR Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $56,671.76 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPELE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,671.67 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, GEORGE C Employer name Town of Providence Amount $56,671.42 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,671.37 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,671.26 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, RAMON O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,671.15 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $56,670.83 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCHI, CORAL A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,670.17 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ISRAEL Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $56,669.75 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERGIN, ABDULLAH SELIM Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $56,669.68 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMA, MAUREEN V Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $56,669.66 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, GLENN R Employer name Village of Depew Amount $56,669.40 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINNIE, DAVID A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,669.03 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESKA, JOANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,668.96 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $56,668.90 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRGELES, MICHAEL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,668.89 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, DARYL L Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $56,668.69 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, KERRYANN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,668.57 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, REBECCA N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,668.46 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLEY, MARTHA I Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,668.22 Date 01/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALONE, PAUL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,668.12 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHEAD, WILLARD J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,668.02 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LAURA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $56,667.39 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, FRED P Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $56,667.35 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, LINDA J Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $56,666.98 Date 06/25/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, DORIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $56,666.78 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,666.74 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LA SHAY N Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,666.38 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KEVIN C Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $56,666.27 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTELLO, JAMES C Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $56,666.26 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINDSEY F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,666.15 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, HERMAN G Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $56,666.03 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, THOMAS J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,665.92 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SONDRA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,665.89 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,665.37 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, REBECCA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,665.21 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESIO, EDWARD Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,665.11 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, JASON L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $56,664.97 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, DEBORAH Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,664.64 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System