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 SIMONEAUX, DOMINIQUE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,639.13 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARY KAY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,638.90 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINK, CATHY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,638.80 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DIANA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,638.67 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, JESSICA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,638.27 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $55,637.81 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,637.31 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,637.03 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEY-SOUR, MARIA C Employer name Albany County Amount $55,636.94 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DANIELLE Employer name Candor CSD Amount $55,636.91 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, AIMEE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,636.70 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,636.53 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,636.11 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS-BLISS, CYNTHIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,636.00 Date 07/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MARGARET M Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $55,635.96 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINYOUN, BRIAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,635.93 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $55,635.76 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIB, HEATHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,635.24 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, SAM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,634.90 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCHI, VALARIE R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,634.40 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IREYNA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $55,634.18 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, SHARLA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,634.15 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAEMLEIN, JENNIFER K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,634.15 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROAN, MIA F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,634.15 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, LILLIAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,634.15 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, JOSE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $55,633.85 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES B Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,633.50 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,633.46 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWER, LORI A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,633.36 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, STEVEN M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $55,633.19 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EDWARD R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,632.91 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ROBERT M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,632.25 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, JUDITH-ANNE Q Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,632.20 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROBERT J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $55,632.12 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIARASU, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,631.88 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, JANE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,631.70 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANES, BEVIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,631.70 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ROBERT B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,631.70 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, RUSSELL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,631.69 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSOONDAR, LAKSHMI Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,631.63 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, LARRY C Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $55,631.19 Date 04/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSAH, KWESI T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,631.15 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZELL, PATRICIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,630.85 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $55,629.52 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABORIEL, MARLEY Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,628.94 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $55,628.85 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVE-RINALDO, JOSEPH V Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,628.46 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRAVIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,628.46 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASESA, RAJAB J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,628.27 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,628.23 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, KELLY Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $55,628.20 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DOREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,628.20 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,627.99 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,627.85 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIWACHTER, ALAN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,627.76 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, JAMES W, JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,627.45 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, THANANYI Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,627.28 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, GIL A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $55,627.21 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, JOSE D Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $55,627.15 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGERTY, PAUL T Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,627.11 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESACKIS, DANIEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,626.58 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, JAMES R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,626.37 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATTHEW Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $55,626.12 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, JOHN P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $55,625.70 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MOINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,625.44 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHRO, MARTIN J Employer name Essex County Amount $55,625.33 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, DAWN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,625.17 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMO, JASON R Employer name Town of Hornellsville Amount $55,625.00 Date 12/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, F MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,624.79 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THERESE N Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,624.38 Date 07/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ANTHONY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,624.38 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUINIO, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,624.38 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIECIK, MAREK Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,623.88 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, MICHAEL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,623.61 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIE, RICHARD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,623.44 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, STEPHEN J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,623.37 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, MARK R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,623.33 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, LYNNE D Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,623.23 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SANDRA J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $55,622.93 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, KELLY D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $55,622.85 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $55,622.53 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDARIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $55,622.38 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID J Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,622.31 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAESCHKE, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $55,622.19 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANDREA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,622.08 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $55,621.95 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JUSTIN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $55,621.87 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, SHANTE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,621.69 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNK, PATRICIA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,621.56 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENBEIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,621.49 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DARYLL J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,620.78 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES-BELL, BARBARA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,620.65 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRVILLE, MITCHELL N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,620.62 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,620.53 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINRUCK, BRIAN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,620.48 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYORGA, LIBANDY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,620.24 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAZZI, DAVID G Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $55,620.04 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCA, PETER F Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $55,620.00 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JASON S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,619.99 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTO, NAGEEBAH Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,619.98 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System