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 SEVASTIAN, WALTER R Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $56,643.36 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOLDERBEKE, EILEEN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $56,643.13 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARA, LYNN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,642.93 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, MICHAEL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,642.82 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $56,642.25 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESTOS, ANASTASIUS P Employer name Erie County Amount $56,641.47 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMBECK, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,641.44 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERO, DENISE L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $56,640.88 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, QUAY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,640.35 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, CAROL J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $56,640.02 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, GLORIA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $56,640.01 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, JOHN J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $56,639.52 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELMAN, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Seneca Co Soil,Water Conserv Dis Amount $56,639.48 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ROSANNA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,639.31 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, SUSAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,639.22 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CLIVE A, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,638.87 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, RICK J, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,638.79 Date 01/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ELLEN G Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $56,638.40 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, MARIA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $56,638.40 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJEUNESSE, JUSTIN M Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $56,638.14 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICHELLI, GERARD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,638.11 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,638.11 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCH, TODD W Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $56,637.82 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ELIZABETH Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $56,637.78 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ANNIE N Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $56,637.72 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUSTINA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,637.53 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGON, KATHLEEN B Employer name Orange County Amount $56,637.46 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, BABETTE H Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $56,637.41 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MELVIN L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $56,637.36 Date 10/31/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $56,637.07 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHELL, MARGARET M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $56,636.78 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WAYNE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $56,636.64 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $56,636.53 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, HERMAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,636.52 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILBER, RISA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $56,636.41 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLING, MARCY A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $56,636.32 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOCCO, GARY H Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $56,636.29 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSELMANN, DAWN L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,636.20 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, KANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $56,635.96 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, DAVID L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,635.76 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, THOMAS F, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,635.68 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHEART, YVES H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,635.65 Date 10/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGGERI, JACQUELINE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,635.61 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, QUINTIN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,635.24 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $56,635.18 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANGEL L Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $56,635.00 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MARIA J Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $56,634.87 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEITMAN, RICHARD T Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $56,634.66 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLETANO, ERIKA R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,634.64 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, LORRIE A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,634.40 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEISNER, REGINA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $56,634.28 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINA, JUAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,634.13 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIATA, LORI J Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,634.11 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, AARON D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,633.91 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SANDRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,633.88 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, KEVIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,633.79 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABEGOVIC, MEJAZ Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $56,633.46 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, MARK C Employer name Town of Webster Amount $56,633.41 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLAND, MARY K Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,633.38 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETE, SOPHONIE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $56,632.98 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $56,632.89 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUKE, KATIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,632.46 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHN W Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $56,632.44 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNBAUER, MORGAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,632.43 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, DAVID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,632.42 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, JOANNA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,632.42 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTI, CECELIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,632.20 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, TINA J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,632.15 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, CLAUDIA M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $56,631.98 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTA, PATRICIA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRALE, PHYLLIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEO, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DEBORAH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, FELICIA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EVANGELINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMNITZER, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORGESE, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI-FRANKEL, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEGOCKI, MELISSA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, BARBARA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, ADELINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, GAIL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEPLINSKI, DONNA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRI, ELLEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,631.70 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEROSE, GEORGE L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $56,631.57 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTWICH, GLENN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,631.41 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADLER, TOD M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $56,631.30 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GLENDA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,631.22 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, CHARLYN K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,630.79 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GEORGEANN M Employer name Department of State Amount $56,630.48 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JILL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,630.48 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, JORGE L, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,630.44 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAAN, JAMES J Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $56,630.27 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, DARYL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,630.16 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHO, MELANIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,630.16 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, ANGELA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,630.05 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $56,629.92 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,629.67 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System