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 SALA, EILEEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,140.41 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,140.23 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRISLYN E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,139.93 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, WILLIAM E Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,139.78 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,139.70 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,139.64 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $56,139.64 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEB, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Somerset Amount $56,139.55 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOLINSKI, CHERRYL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,139.48 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANICO, RALPH J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $56,139.21 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIOUS, LOUISE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,139.16 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMENT, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,138.66 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JORGE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,138.45 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RONNIE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,138.41 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, GLORIA M Employer name Village of Florida Amount $56,138.33 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DALE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,137.94 Date 03/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, PETER J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $56,137.68 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DENISE A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $56,137.64 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, COLETTE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,137.49 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHARLES S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $56,137.40 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $56,137.37 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CECILIA Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $56,136.88 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JIMMY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $56,136.75 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, AMANDA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,136.67 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRENDA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,136.55 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, GUSTAVO Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $56,135.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSI, JOHN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,135.39 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MAUREEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,135.37 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, KEVIN E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,135.14 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JACLYN M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $56,134.58 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,134.42 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMECQ, ESTHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,134.32 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHS, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $56,133.93 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, TIMOTHY J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $56,133.74 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRILLA, MARC Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $56,133.46 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATS, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $56,133.45 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVY, PATRICIA H Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,133.02 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,132.89 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACY, MARK E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,131.77 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLIN, CYNTHIA Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,131.77 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETKE, ROSEMARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLONE, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRO, VICTORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA-HUGHES, CHERYL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCH, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, DEBBIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATHERTON, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPFENMULLER, JILL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, FRANCESCA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, CHERYL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, BRIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAWLEY, TERI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LISA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DEBORAH S, MS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL-PEPE, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLARO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORDILLO, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCOUR, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,131.70 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,131.66 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ZACHARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,131.57 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, CURLA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,131.14 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCORVAIA, MARC Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,130.64 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, MELISSA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,130.50 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNACK, MARGARET R Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,130.48 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUD, JILL M Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $56,130.15 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, LAURA A Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $56,129.71 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, HARRY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,129.69 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, THOMAS J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,129.55 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JANE F Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $56,129.09 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERAS, ROBERTO, JR Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $56,129.09 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, CARMEN V Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $56,129.06 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, MARIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,128.91 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DONNA M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $56,128.53 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, LAURA P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,128.20 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, GAYLE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $56,127.75 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JOSEPH D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,127.65 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, NEIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,127.25 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIETRA, VITTORIO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,126.72 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCOLI, BARBARA C Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,126.70 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIER, WILLIAM R Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,126.33 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERACKER, JOHN E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $56,126.26 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANI, PARIS F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,126.00 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCIA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,125.95 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMILO, JOHN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,125.75 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDYKE, PAUL W Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,125.72 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBERGER, JEFFREY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,125.70 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSELMAN, GEORGE W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,125.57 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBOHN, JUSTIN A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $56,125.49 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, DANIEL K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,125.45 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JANET G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,125.18 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, ERIC J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,124.99 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $56,124.80 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, HEATHER A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,124.70 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System