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 RODRIGUEZ, JOLAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,862.19 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,862.19 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, TERESITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,862.19 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBIE, SANDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,862.13 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,862.00 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, DOMINICK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,861.83 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, GREGORY E Employer name Village of Chaumont Amount $55,861.80 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ALBINA T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $55,861.23 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, STEPHANIE Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $55,861.05 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,860.81 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,860.76 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, DEBRA A. Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $55,860.70 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLONCE, JEAN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,860.64 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, RUSSELL W, JR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $55,860.64 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, ROBERTA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,860.53 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONYAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,860.48 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, JAY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,860.29 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, STEVEN F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,860.20 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, DANIEL V Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $55,859.99 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, COLIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,859.66 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, PAULETTE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,859.45 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARILYN B Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $55,859.26 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PAUL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,858.82 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,858.68 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOERMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,858.50 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JACK E, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,858.43 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JAY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,858.24 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ASHLEE M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,858.11 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,857.82 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,857.33 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSANYINGBEMI, NADINE K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,857.30 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERIC J Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $55,857.12 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CASSAUNDRA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,857.07 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $55,856.62 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, CINDY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,856.57 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM J, IV Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,856.39 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, TERRILIA K Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $55,856.31 Date 05/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, JEFFREY J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,856.06 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGNALE, ANTONIO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,856.02 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLA, ANTHONY P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,856.00 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, VINCENT F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $55,855.97 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRAND, KEVIN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,855.95 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, PAUL H Employer name Greene County Amount $55,855.93 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JEANNE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,855.87 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENMAN, MORENE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,855.85 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, WANDA I Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,855.84 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERN, JOHN P Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $55,855.64 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIECIEN, ROBERT J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,855.06 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, CHARLES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,855.02 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,854.97 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSH T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $55,854.93 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, VICKI A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,854.92 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEATH D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,854.75 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEDRIC M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,854.09 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, NICHOLAS M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $55,854.06 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, ANGELA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,853.25 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAZMIEN, VINCENT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $55,853.06 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,853.02 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGONE, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,853.00 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KRISTIN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,852.78 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORMO, TRUDY R Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $55,852.69 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, WARREN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,852.55 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MICHAEL R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,851.97 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSINNO, MICHELE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,851.62 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMOLEN, JEFFERY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,851.36 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, JAMES M Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $55,851.28 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,851.27 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,851.24 Date 06/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,851.04 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, DIONNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,851.01 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGEL, SUSAN H Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $55,850.98 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, DOREEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,850.83 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLIG, PHYLLIS Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $55,850.83 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARAN, MOHAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,850.80 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, JENNIFER E Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $55,849.97 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,849.75 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, FRANCIS W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,849.75 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZINGRILLI, PHILIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,849.59 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOSHUA R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,849.56 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLIET, RANDALL T Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $55,849.37 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MELVIN DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,849.30 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTA, FRANCES N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,849.23 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $55,849.08 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, E ANNE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,849.00 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAITHFULL, GERARD J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,848.98 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,848.96 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMANN, JACQUELINE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,848.89 Date 09/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTHIER, COREY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,848.75 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICARA, CHRISTINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,848.67 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,848.32 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATSHAW, RICHARD D C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,848.24 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDIEU, JANIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,847.84 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFE, ISABELLE M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,847.80 Date 11/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MERILEE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,847.66 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, ELIZABETH D Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $55,847.50 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NATALIE K Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,847.50 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, AWILDA Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,847.38 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DIANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,847.38 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $55,847.38 Date 02/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AIDA L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $55,847.38 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System