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 GAILOR, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,612.89 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBISON, FREDERICK C Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,612.84 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, MARY C.M. Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $56,612.78 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SEAN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,612.75 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSHUN, LYNNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,612.70 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, MARC S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,612.61 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLO, LINDA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $56,612.46 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,612.27 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DENAE M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $56,612.27 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARL O, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,611.90 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NHAU, ANOTIDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,611.88 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, ARMAND J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,611.83 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, GARY G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $56,611.71 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, NICHOLAS G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,611.65 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, ELIZABETH K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $56,611.31 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUDZIEN, MATTHEW W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,611.14 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, ROGER D Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $56,611.02 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTLEY, JOANN L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $56,610.90 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, RUTH R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,610.59 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,610.39 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,610.00 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TANDA W Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,609.96 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVTIMOV, ZHIVKO Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,609.94 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYBURG, ELAINE R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $56,609.66 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DORETHA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,609.55 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,609.53 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISE, PAUL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,609.45 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTINIC, LYNN F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,609.42 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JOHN M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $56,609.32 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLIN, MAURA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $56,609.25 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANCIW, AMANDA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,608.44 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, JODIE Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,608.43 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHITTINO, DANIELLE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,608.36 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, LAURIE J Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $56,608.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CYNTHIA J Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $56,608.36 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA C Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $56,608.36 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $56,608.36 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALM, JAMIE M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $56,608.36 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRADLEY D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,608.32 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JUSTIN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,608.06 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $56,608.00 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JAMES L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.95 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.94 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERINO, VICTOR T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.91 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMAKIS, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.89 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,607.86 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZA, CAROL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,607.84 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYZE, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGENSTEIN, DAVID N Employer name Victor CSD Amount $56,607.67 Date 02/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKIN, ROBERTA I Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $56,607.47 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANE, PATRICK Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK-SNYDER, VICTORIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 04/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, DONNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING-NEWCOMB, TARA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBERT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIOTTI, SALVATORE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGHORN, ROBERT B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOSEPH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARZO, CATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAULIS, MARK S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 02/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESKINS, ANTONIO D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RISIO, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMOVSKI, THERESA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 08/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MICHAEL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MELANIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, CATHY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 06/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAREWELL, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, PAMELA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, TINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 06/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASER, JOSEF W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 11/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, HEATHER K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESH, RICHARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 02/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RE, LUCILLE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROENI, SHARON L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUISE, ANDREA P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANE, MARY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 12/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERLENDER, AMANDA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, MELISSA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENANDOAH, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTACK, JACQUELINE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, YVONNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOROL, STEPHEN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROME-CONNERS, SANDRA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CHERYL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DIANE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MARTER, KATHERINE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, MARY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, LINDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, AMIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORK, MARY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.46 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEETHA LOGANATHAN, POONGODI Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,607.35 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BRIAN C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $56,607.33 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULYCA, HARRY J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $56,607.27 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABINSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,607.20 Date 07/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJANO, CARLOS A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,607.08 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JEFFREY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $56,606.81 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,606.59 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System