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 MEENAGHAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,284.57 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, ANGELA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,284.33 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, LAURA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,284.33 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELLA ML Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $56,284.32 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBIG, KATHY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,284.26 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, STEPHEN-PAUL G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,284.01 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, DAVID J Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $56,283.91 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $56,283.88 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ALEX P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,283.75 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, BARRY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,283.69 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, CARLOS A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $56,283.59 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVINE, MEGHAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,283.49 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,283.33 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KAREN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,283.03 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKEL, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,282.60 Date 02/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, MARTA J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $56,282.49 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, GREGG T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,282.04 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RONALD Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,281.74 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,281.73 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, MARIA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,281.47 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, LORI A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,281.16 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,281.09 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, GERALD P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,280.93 Date 05/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, JERRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,280.49 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES P, III Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $56,280.05 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTELL, ANITA L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,279.94 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICK, MARION Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,279.89 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTOLI, LAUREN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,279.81 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHARON E Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $56,279.58 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, TAMARA L Employer name Erie County Amount $56,279.53 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JONATHAN Employer name Erie County Amount $56,279.50 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIGUEL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,279.20 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MELINDA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $56,279.19 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, KIMBERLY D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,278.86 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, THERESA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $56,278.21 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRENIER, DARREN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,278.14 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS-GARCIA, NICHOLE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,277.67 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NICOLLE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,277.36 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, MISTY A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $56,277.24 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAUSLIN, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,277.18 Date 09/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONTZ, BRIAN D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $56,277.13 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, MARILEE J Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $56,276.84 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINE, DOMENICO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,276.55 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWYGERT, EDWARD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,276.47 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, LESLIE ANN Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $56,276.00 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, MICHAEL K Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,275.97 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $56,275.85 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSSLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,275.83 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEPSMA, DEBRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,275.77 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TODD C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,275.60 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, WENDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,275.56 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANKOSKI, JAMES Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,275.32 Date 11/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $56,275.04 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DIANE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $56,274.59 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, THOMAS J, SR Employer name Town of Milton Amount $56,274.53 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $56,274.51 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTONE, JOHN W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $56,274.38 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIO M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,274.37 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULTZ, CARL J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,274.30 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, ANN MARIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,274.21 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $56,273.84 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $56,272.92 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, DEIDRE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,272.65 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHANIKA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,272.44 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESINO, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,271.79 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, HERBERT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,271.76 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXSTRAND, JONATHAN C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,271.50 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DENISE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,271.13 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREMBA, JOHN L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $56,271.09 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTLEY-WARFIELD, MICHELLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,271.04 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARK E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,270.88 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCOLA, ROSEMARIE F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,270.63 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLER, YOLANDA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,270.24 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVENGER, RACHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,270.16 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIK J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $56,269.78 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,269.77 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMATO, DONALD J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $56,269.64 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI-COOKE, EDWINA B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $56,269.55 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSO, LOUISE S Employer name City of Rome Amount $56,269.45 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, KEITH A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $56,269.07 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORG, LARRY W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $56,268.98 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, MARTIN B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $56,268.38 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN SAMUEL, CHARLENE J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $56,268.16 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TAMMY V Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCEBI, MILAGROS Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, RUTHLYN Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHOON, PAUL R Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORION, YVONNE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, MAUREEN F Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNT, MARY A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKA, VICKI L Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 06/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARBARA A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $56,268.16 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPKA, BARBARA E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,268.16 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINAS, KARISSA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,268.16 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARGARET R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,268.16 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBAWIKE, CHARITY O Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,268.16 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, TAMMY P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,268.16 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKON, FAMATTA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $56,268.16 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TANISHA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $56,268.16 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System