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 OSBORNE, MARK J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $56,576.63 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANET M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,576.48 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $56,576.39 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, KAREN F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,576.34 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, JEROME N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,576.28 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, NORMAN L, JR Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $56,576.17 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ERIC A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $56,576.07 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JEANETTE L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,576.00 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, WILKIE J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $56,575.88 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALISI, RICHARD J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $56,575.66 Date 07/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-TELLO, JACQUELINE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,575.46 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JOSEPH C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,575.44 Date 09/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEPPNER, BETTY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,575.30 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE', CARRIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,575.28 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, MARIA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $56,575.22 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, ROSEMARY T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $56,575.22 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, JOSEPH A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,575.20 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, EDWARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,574.73 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENTEN, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $56,574.62 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHARLES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,574.51 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, MARTIN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,574.38 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ERNESTO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,574.34 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALESCI, COSMO J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,574.18 Date 04/21/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, RENE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,573.93 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHOLZ, JACQUELINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,573.90 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EVA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,573.80 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,573.63 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, DEBORAH J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,573.60 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENTNALL, VICKI L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,573.58 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, OMAR J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,573.25 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBILLOS, CARMENZA Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $56,573.15 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFER, JEFFREY MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,572.86 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,572.72 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDERS, MATTHEW C Employer name Warren County Amount $56,572.71 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGEL, ALISA D Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $56,572.63 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,572.34 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, CYNTHIA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,572.25 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTA, ELIZABETH Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $56,572.08 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, MARY C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,572.04 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHANEQUA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $56,571.76 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONK, BRIDGETTE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,571.40 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, LOUISE A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $56,571.28 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,571.27 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITYLO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,571.19 Date 05/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRIERE, PAULA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,570.88 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TONIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,570.87 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,570.67 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOLINO, NICOLE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,570.64 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KERRY P Employer name Greene County Amount $56,570.59 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMA, GINA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $56,570.47 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,570.42 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, CHARLES A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,570.36 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,570.15 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROTSKY, DEBRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,569.76 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUPPO, CHARLES E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $56,569.14 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,569.02 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, TAMIKA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,568.78 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELBAN, ROBERT J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $56,568.69 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERCHEN, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,568.62 Date 03/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, NICOLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,568.60 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, GENELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,568.58 Date 12/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,568.53 Date 12/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,568.45 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSIDES, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,568.40 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,568.03 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CECILIA B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,568.01 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, LEO C, JR Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $56,567.70 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, ZHAYDE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,567.69 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUQUET, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,567.30 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,567.28 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $56,567.25 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KAREEM S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,567.05 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Purchase Fire District Amount $56,566.33 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASIR, MANDEEP K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,566.12 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DAVID J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $56,565.80 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $56,564.77 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, MELANIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $56,564.52 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,564.31 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, TANYA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,564.25 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCOE, JESSIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,563.71 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHA, DEBORAH A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,561.77 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, DANIEL N-Y Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,561.72 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,561.64 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, COLLEEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,561.44 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,561.33 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIBUSH, JOSHUA D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,561.21 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, RANDY B Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $56,560.50 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, PHILIP R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,560.37 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, HEATHER E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,560.37 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCHLE, INGRID E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,560.37 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,560.37 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JACQUELYN M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $56,560.37 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JANET S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,560.15 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, BRIAN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,560.06 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, VALERIE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $56,559.92 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARTHA B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,559.85 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, HELENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,559.76 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, AFIYA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,559.67 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, FRANK P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,559.33 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, COLLIN P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,559.24 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System