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 WHITTON, MICHELLE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,543.92 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, LORNA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,543.76 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL-LUQUER, LAURIE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $56,543.66 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TRICIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,543.50 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, SIOBAN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,543.48 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGALONIS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $56,543.33 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, JACQUELINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,542.88 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, LISA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,542.65 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,542.42 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAS, MARY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $56,542.10 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUZAN, BETH L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $56,540.62 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JORDAN N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,540.53 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI JAMES, FRANK V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,539.98 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, MICHAEL T Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $56,539.86 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ARTHUR G, JR Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $56,539.81 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORACCO, JOSHUA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,539.33 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, KAREN M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,539.27 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARIA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,538.99 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MORGAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,538.81 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ROBERT J Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $56,538.75 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSON, FRANKLIN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,538.60 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JEFFREY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,538.44 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RAFAEL A, III Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $56,537.65 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTENDEN, DONNA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,537.35 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, MARIA T Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $56,536.46 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Naples Amount $56,536.36 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYROUZE, EDWARD J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,536.10 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLICA, KELLY L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $56,535.85 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, PAMELA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,535.81 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRELL, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,535.64 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, TRUDIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,535.53 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIERLY, VICTOR N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,535.48 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CAROLYN V Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,535.40 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITAVA, TORNIKE V Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $56,535.36 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, CAROLYN K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $56,535.34 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCH, KENNETH C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,535.17 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, TACOMA O Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $56,535.13 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADARESKI, TARA C Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $56,535.12 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $56,535.00 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $56,534.90 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSEN, NICHOLLE S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,534.36 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ROBERTA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,533.73 Date 02/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITO, LENORE M Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $56,533.73 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA VIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Chili Amount $56,533.73 Date 01/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, FLORENCE M J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,533.71 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, STEWART A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $56,533.49 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY R Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $56,533.27 Date 12/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASMEISTER, AUSTIN F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $56,533.08 Date 08/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Germantown Amount $56,533.08 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, CAROLE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,532.97 Date 08/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,532.97 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, BELKIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,532.97 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LEE D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $56,532.72 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $56,532.63 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZENDOWSKI, MARIANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,532.57 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SANDRA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $56,532.22 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROYCE A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $56,532.12 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, NICHOLAS F Employer name Essex County Amount $56,531.99 Date 01/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABEO, JANET A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,531.99 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL-DAVANZO, PATRICIA A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $56,531.78 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, HEATHER K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,531.73 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,531.53 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DONNA M Employer name Orange County Amount $56,531.40 Date 03/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, STACEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,531.22 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $56,531.00 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MELANIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,530.96 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORI A Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $56,530.86 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,530.68 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNEY, JESSICA L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $56,530.54 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRIS, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,530.46 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWN, WILLIAM F Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $56,530.33 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURYS, DAIVA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,530.29 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $56,530.27 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, TRACIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,530.20 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAURENTIS, APRIL L Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,529.95 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHOFF, THOMAS P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,529.72 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINEY, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,529.64 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, JARRETT H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $56,529.60 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, EVA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,529.57 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, STEVEN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,529.54 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZUERSKY, MICHAEL D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,529.20 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, BARIA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $56,529.19 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $56,528.97 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOGGIA, ANDREW J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,528.87 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, KELLY L Employer name City of Rome Amount $56,528.47 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, CHERYL Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,528.32 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, ADEIDRA M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $56,528.24 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $56,528.16 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMROSZ, NICHOLAS S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $56,527.87 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDI, DEBORA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,527.61 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, DIANE Employer name Somers CSD Amount $56,527.53 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, LISA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,527.41 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, PAULA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,527.21 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,527.06 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNS, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $56,526.81 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES C Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $56,526.74 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, JOANNE T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,526.54 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANUCCI, MICHELLE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,526.42 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEICHLITER, THOMAS R, II Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $56,526.17 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, LILIANA O Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,526.12 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System