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 MC DONALD, CHRIS L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,892.26 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, MARY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,892.20 Date 06/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, ERIC R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,892.15 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, RICHARD A Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,892.13 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,891.97 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENON, MEGAN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,891.74 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPCHICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,891.61 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROLANDO Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,891.59 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, JOSEPH D Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,891.51 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KA-NESHA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,890.94 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINOTTA, DAVID Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,890.61 Date 09/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEULNER, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $55,890.45 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LEROY H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,890.29 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, MICHAELA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,890.23 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ERASMO F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,889.98 Date 09/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BRIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,889.79 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAST, GREG W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,889.79 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,889.42 Date 08/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,889.39 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, PAULA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,889.08 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, JEANNETTE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,888.89 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOWE, BONNIE L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $55,888.82 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $55,888.64 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, JENNIFER L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $55,888.30 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSMAN, SHARON Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $55,888.22 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, KIMBERLIE D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,888.00 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, ROBERT C, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,887.89 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORI, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Malta Amount $55,887.87 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, RICHARD D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $55,887.82 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILMAN, LIPA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $55,887.74 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVIN, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,887.65 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JONATHON Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $55,887.52 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARUNOV, YAROSLAV M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,887.29 Date 01/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR-TIGGS, RENEE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,887.05 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LARRY T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,886.64 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, NEIL Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,886.53 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORDELET, DANIELLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,886.40 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNI, DEBRA L Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $55,886.25 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, JENNIFER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,886.19 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENHEID, MONICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,886.15 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CASEY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,885.96 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, DARIN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,885.88 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,885.69 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECULA, JOHN F, III Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,885.68 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNES, EDGAR E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,885.51 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, TERRY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,885.45 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCK, STEPHEN T Employer name Greene County Amount $55,885.28 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DOROTHY Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $55,885.24 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAZA, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,885.16 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $55,885.06 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RUTH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,884.92 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENNERT, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,884.90 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAKSEN, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,884.89 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, JOSEPH C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,884.88 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, LINDA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,884.40 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, SHIRLEY J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $55,884.16 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICK, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,883.99 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, MICHAEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,883.95 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, DAVID A Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $55,883.49 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JERRY W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,883.06 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGLITSH, WILLIAM J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $55,882.75 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISCIA, KATRINA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,882.61 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DUSTIN W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,882.32 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,882.19 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, MICHELE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,882.19 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,882.17 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SUSANA E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $55,881.84 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZUBOWSKI, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $55,881.80 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRAFF, THOMAS J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $55,881.80 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, THERESA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,881.75 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, RANDOLPH S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,881.69 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERINE, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $55,881.55 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TAMIKA Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $55,881.51 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNS, KERRY L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,881.45 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIGLIA, JUDITH C Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $55,881.42 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, VANESSA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $55,881.28 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON VOIGT, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $55,881.21 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, RONALD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,880.84 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LANCE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,880.82 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMANN, STEPHEN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $55,880.60 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, YVETTE A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $55,880.55 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, RENEE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,880.52 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LOUIS E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,880.40 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, NICOLE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,880.30 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, COLIN X Employer name Erie County Amount $55,880.17 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MARVALENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,880.01 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $55,879.98 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, MARSHA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,879.81 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENY, ERIKA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,879.30 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALANTE, XINERET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,879.30 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNSEL, REBECCA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,879.30 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, ERIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,879.30 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, EMILY B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,879.28 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, PETER J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,879.22 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPISI, ROBERT G Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $55,879.18 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHYALL-SETTLE, BEVERLY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,878.97 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS F Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,878.79 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNNO, EDWARD, JR Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $55,878.60 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, RICHARD W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,878.43 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, THOMAS E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,878.42 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System