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 WLOSINSKI, PAUL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,802.18 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHERYL A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,802.11 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, SEAN M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $55,801.52 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,801.23 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, GREG P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,801.06 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTELMAN, MATTHEW H Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,800.94 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,800.70 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,800.59 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $55,800.00 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, MARSHA N Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $55,799.91 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KELLY S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $55,799.86 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPP, ROBERT H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,799.82 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JAMES A Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,799.27 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMAK, FRANK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,799.16 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, RACHEL R Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,799.15 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, HOWARD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,799.03 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTUCH, DANIEL J Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $55,798.75 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $55,798.71 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $55,798.63 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGELIS, KIMBERLY P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, HEATHER M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTENHOFF, JULIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALESE, NICOLE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAMILLO, PATRICIA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BARBARA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, EILEEN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERDE, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFIC, MARY ANN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, JUSTIN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYALL, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORINO, JENNIFER M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WENDY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNICKI, HELENE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,798.51 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, KAREN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,798.51 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BOBBI JO Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,798.51 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MILAGROS A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,798.51 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,798.51 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SHEILA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,798.44 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,798.40 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, ANDREW P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,798.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, GIROLAMO Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $55,797.36 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGNELLA, STEVEN C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,796.93 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABED, THERESA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,796.84 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, KATRINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,796.78 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MARK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,796.78 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRANDIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,796.78 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, ERIN C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $55,796.74 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESEL, ASHLEY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,796.71 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENT, MICHELINE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,796.56 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,796.40 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, NEIL F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,796.24 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, STACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,796.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKLER, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,795.86 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, JOHN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,795.80 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHARLENE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,795.67 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONTE, SEBASTIAN D Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $55,795.36 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYMERS, CHARLES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,795.33 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, PHILIP S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $55,795.20 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROULE, PAMELA A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $55,795.08 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, PETER O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,794.49 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINI, PAUL B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,794.31 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMER, SHANA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,794.29 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYZDEK, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,794.23 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LINDA M Employer name Department of State Amount $55,794.01 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITUCCI, ERICA NEAL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,793.97 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DARLA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $55,793.67 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSKOOG, LYNN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,793.61 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, FRANK D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,793.60 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGROOP, YATRAM Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,793.54 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA-SMITH, LUANN Employer name Erie County Amount $55,793.50 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMONTI, BERNARD J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,793.45 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LISA V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,793.43 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RUDOLPH J Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $55,793.22 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $55,793.13 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANGO, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,793.08 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLINGTON, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,792.99 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,792.50 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMPER, ALICE M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $55,792.37 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, JOHN J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $55,792.35 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTYS, AUDREY L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,791.41 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, DAVID G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,791.38 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURN, THOMAS N Employer name Village of Owego Amount $55,791.35 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, JOHN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,791.25 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,791.00 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECKSFIELD, GARY L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $55,790.98 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,790.26 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, CATHERINE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,790.02 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCIONE, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,789.81 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, JUSTIN R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,789.81 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,789.56 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHARLES W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,789.51 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUREK, TRACY A Employer name Essex County Amount $55,789.35 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRE, KAREN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,788.63 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, CHRISTINE B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,788.62 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSHAL, JULIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $55,788.59 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,788.38 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHMER, RODNEY D Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,788.22 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYES, DAVID J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $55,788.09 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, GAIL Employer name Town of Union Amount $55,788.08 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, SAL V Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,787.96 Date 06/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System