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 MESSANA, THOMAS V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,591.24 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROW, MATTHEW J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,591.16 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,591.03 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIND' AMOUR, SANDRA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,590.99 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODOLPHUS, LAUREN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,590.96 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIO, LEONARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,590.62 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, SASHENE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,590.55 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,590.34 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEWISCH, ERICK T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,590.34 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,590.17 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDOCK, STEPHEN A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $56,590.15 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUND, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $56,589.44 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,589.26 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERLEY, JEDD A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,589.26 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NICOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,589.26 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHERYL Y Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $56,589.04 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JAMES C Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $56,588.85 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, STEPHEN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,588.75 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEDA, ANA LUCIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,588.73 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, DENNIS R Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,588.10 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, VIOLET O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,588.00 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAUREN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,587.54 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, KENYON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,587.38 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,587.35 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LATESHE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,586.82 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASKA, ASHLEY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,586.77 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHURST, ERIK C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $56,586.70 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMAN, PATRICIA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,586.48 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESKIN, DUANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,586.39 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, LORNA G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,586.28 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JASON A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $56,586.00 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, TAMMY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,585.97 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY-ALLEN, JAZETTE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $56,585.92 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DEBRA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,585.87 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHN, CASSIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,585.79 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JENNIFER N Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $56,585.74 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, GUSTAVO C Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,585.72 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEGEOT, MICHAEL S Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $56,585.71 Date 12/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, AMANTINO Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,585.28 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MIKO E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,585.27 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJA, STEVEN J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $56,585.22 Date 03/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, MYRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,584.54 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MICHELE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,584.32 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BLAKE H Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,584.32 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,584.27 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPORTE, MARK S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,584.16 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, EDDIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,584.07 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, CHRISTINA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,584.06 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, RICHARD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,583.41 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, KARL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,583.33 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ADAM T Employer name Warren County Amount $56,583.26 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CECELIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,582.68 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLONE, DONNA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TINA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGUIRE, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, LISA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, ROBIN G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, DENISE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANDT, TRACEY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALECKI, MICHELE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHOUSE, CYNTHIA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBOWSKI, TERESA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, CHERYL D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, DONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, PEGGY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, CARRIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN-LYDE, CASSANDRA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, MARCIA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 08/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, JAMES R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,582.58 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACUZZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $56,582.40 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, DANIEL L Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $56,582.07 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARK E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $56,581.63 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JASON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,581.46 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKNER, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,581.46 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, NANCY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,581.45 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALITRI, JERIMY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $56,581.44 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, ANGELA Z Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $56,581.19 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,581.18 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGEANT, LEON G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,581.03 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLES, SHAKIRA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,580.27 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KIMESHA T Employer name Albany County Amount $56,580.15 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, MICHAEL D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $56,580.09 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMET, SUSAN Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $56,580.06 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARE, RYAN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,579.59 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, BARBARA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,579.41 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, STEPHANIE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,579.38 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,579.18 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, CARMEN V Employer name Putnam County Amount $56,579.01 Date 07/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,578.73 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIGONI, KATHLEEN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,578.38 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TIMOTHY L, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,578.14 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYALA, JOSE G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,578.09 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, THOMAS R, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,577.94 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, BEVERLY S Employer name Erie County Amount $56,577.61 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, RICHARD E Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,577.29 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $56,577.20 Date 10/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,577.04 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXOM, JANICE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,576.81 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, LISA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,576.66 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System