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 CLARKSON, REBECCA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,155.68 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, LOUIS E, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,155.40 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $56,155.34 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, ARMANDO, JR Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $56,155.34 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ELIZABETH Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $56,155.26 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,155.24 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, EILEEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,155.09 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,155.08 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, EDWARD C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,154.57 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTI, DEBRA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,154.49 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, MARSHA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,154.46 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GRADY, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,154.33 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,153.91 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,153.79 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBO, TERRY J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $56,153.66 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLPUCH, ELAINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,153.58 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, LEONARDO D Employer name Broome County Amount $56,153.54 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $56,153.37 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SCOTT J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,153.29 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VERONICA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,153.21 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, GABRIEL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,153.13 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, DONNA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,153.07 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, PETER G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,153.04 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,152.38 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JEAN A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $56,152.23 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,152.21 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD D Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $56,152.00 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICCINO, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,151.81 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDI, LORETTA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,151.81 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,151.76 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEMETRIS T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,151.63 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, NORA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,151.56 Date 12/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYSER, DAVID G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,151.51 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, DEANDRA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,150.95 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZHARRIS, JAMES A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $56,150.93 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, KENNETH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,150.46 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYSER, BRIAN E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $56,150.37 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZILE, CODI N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,150.31 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHELLEY R Employer name Erie County Amount $56,149.99 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,149.67 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VETE-MAHONEY, SHEILA C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $56,149.49 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MAUREEN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,149.48 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREISS, CAROLINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $56,149.33 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAIME, JR Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $56,149.30 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANDATO, STEPHEN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,149.30 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRISAWARNG, NARUEMON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,149.22 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELI, SANDRA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $56,149.14 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LEANNA E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,148.91 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, MARI B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,148.72 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, PAULA A Employer name Orleans County Amount $56,148.69 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROUCHER, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,148.57 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, CHARLES V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,148.46 Date 04/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, EVLYN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,148.36 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, JOHN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,148.24 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSIE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,148.11 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, RANDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,147.76 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,147.67 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, RAYNARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,147.66 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, SHAUN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,147.50 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, JOHN W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,147.31 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TROY V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,147.14 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGIOTTI, STEFANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,146.89 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JIMMIE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,146.84 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, CYNTHIA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,146.55 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANUSI, MORONMUBO R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,146.47 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUIZA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $56,146.02 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,146.01 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, JOSEPH M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $56,145.93 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNOWICH, CHARLES W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,145.76 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBELLI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,145.63 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, LAUREN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,145.22 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, DAVID F Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $56,145.08 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN-HURDLE, JAMALA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $56,144.90 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ADDISON W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,144.82 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REMEDES, JILL N Employer name Court of Claims Amount $56,144.72 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, VIOLETTE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,144.40 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,144.02 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, JAMES W Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $56,143.46 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIQUE, YVES E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,143.03 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, CHARLES G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $56,142.99 Date 01/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO-HAAF, MELODY A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,142.94 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKES, LYNNE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,142.90 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIEBER, REBEKAH A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $56,142.88 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, DOMINICK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,142.83 Date 04/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, RUBY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,142.72 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKE, JOHN H Employer name Town of Clay Amount $56,142.67 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,142.39 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUENAS, STEVE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,142.29 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CORINDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,142.20 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,141.90 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,141.69 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMKE, DIANE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $56,141.65 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, NORMAJEAN Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $56,141.62 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACIO, TONI M Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $56,141.58 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, TINA S Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $56,141.58 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, NANCY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,141.41 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIZER-COOPER, VERNEAL E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,141.06 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, RICHARD M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,141.03 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMANDY, PATRICIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,141.03 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, SHEILA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,140.83 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System