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 HAMMOND, MALLARY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,460.50 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWISPELAERE, NICOLE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,460.45 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDEWY-ZITOFSKY, LAURA R Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $56,460.16 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, BROOKE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,460.06 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBANO, BRANDON P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,459.76 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $56,459.72 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, GERALD L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,459.72 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, ERIC J Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,459.66 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,459.33 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, LORI H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,459.29 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, PATRICIA A Employer name Madison County Amount $56,458.68 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACKEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,457.99 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, ERIC A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,457.85 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRENZA, JAYCEN M Employer name Town of Somers Amount $56,457.82 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, RAYMOND C, III Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,457.65 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SHANE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,457.60 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIANNI, LISA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,457.50 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $56,457.38 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VALLEY, JOHN L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $56,457.23 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, SHANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,457.10 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, WILLIS, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,457.08 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,456.96 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, JAMES P Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,456.53 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDKOVSKIY, VITALIY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $56,456.50 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROIG, ANTONIETTA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,456.24 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,456.10 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KRISTIN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $56,455.88 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, NICKOLAS P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,455.84 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, LYNNE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $56,455.59 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVETT, SILONG G Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $56,455.53 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARILLA, ROBIN L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,455.41 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, LAURA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,454.80 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHANOWICZ, CHARLES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,454.63 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,454.54 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDRASITS, HELEN M Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $56,454.43 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCINICH, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,454.14 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERGER, JOSEPH W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,454.11 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILKA, VASILIQI Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $56,454.07 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, REGINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,453.48 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, MARY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,453.01 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, SHEILA A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $56,453.01 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABREJA, MICHELLE Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $56,453.00 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, PATTI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,452.85 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADESKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $56,452.60 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTIE T Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,452.42 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBUCKI, DAWN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,451.98 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $56,451.98 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, GARY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,451.90 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,451.44 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, LINDSAY Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $56,451.41 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, DANIEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,451.40 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARCY A Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $56,451.31 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Yates County Amount $56,451.22 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, PAUL T Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $56,450.97 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, LISA, MS Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,450.50 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,450.41 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALOVIC, DENISA Employer name Broome County Amount $56,450.31 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, PAULA A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $56,450.25 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, MATTHEW Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,450.16 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, JAMES A Employer name Town of Malta Amount $56,450.07 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BENNY Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,450.06 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,449.97 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBY, ROY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $56,449.72 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JEFFREY A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,449.38 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSIS, RONALD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,449.11 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMEMEZ-LEE, CHRISTIE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,449.08 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOURTY, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,448.82 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BOCCHIARO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,448.77 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOHN J Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $56,448.72 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, EMMETT G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,448.70 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, ROBIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,447.82 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, JOHN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $56,447.75 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSEN, RICHARD O Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,447.67 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, LAURETTA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $56,447.60 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,447.54 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, TERESA Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $56,447.53 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WALTER L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $56,447.48 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $56,447.16 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPP, JAMES C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,446.99 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLMAN, BRYAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,446.51 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY-LUCAS, NANCY Employer name Herkimer County Amount $56,445.90 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILETICH, JOHN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,445.76 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, ANDREW E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,445.75 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIELLO, GERRY Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $56,445.71 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUCIC, OMER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $56,445.39 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, PHILIP T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,445.15 Date 09/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS-PENDARVIS, TARA K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,444.93 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBIN A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,444.83 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEBEL, TAMIKE Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,444.70 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DANIELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,444.45 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,444.39 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, GRAHAM J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,444.27 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KATHRYN S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $56,444.06 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, PHYLLIS A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,443.94 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTENSLAGER, LINDSEY M Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $56,443.74 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JERRY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,443.63 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, LAWRENCE E Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,443.50 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,443.31 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CLEMENTINA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,442.95 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADLER, ANTOINETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,442.75 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System