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 WILSON, HOLLY S Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $55,522.34 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, MARY ANNE C Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $55,522.32 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, NILI D Employer name Orange County Amount $55,522.32 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGLEY, CHERYL M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,522.31 Date 07/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, VIETELYN Employer name Orange County Amount $55,522.31 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ERIK L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,522.27 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, DAWN M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,522.21 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATLEY, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,522.13 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUND, BILL F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,521.57 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JOHN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,521.22 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,520.80 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEBARAJ, ADELINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,520.44 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEKO, JEFFREY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,519.88 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,519.52 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JAMES K Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $55,519.20 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JOHN J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,519.17 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTZ, KRISTOPER K Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $55,519.02 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMKIN, PAUL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,518.86 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOFF, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,518.86 Date 10/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAGLIANO, CHARLES L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,518.86 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOSCHIK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $55,518.61 Date 10/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, LEONARD J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,518.11 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, KIMBERLY N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,517.84 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, JAMIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,517.67 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRESTI, JOANNE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,517.53 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, JAMES E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $55,517.39 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEITTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,517.01 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGHEE, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,516.96 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULL, DIANE E Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $55,516.78 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,516.43 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, CRAIG D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,516.14 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNAFIELD, CRYSTAL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,516.12 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, JAMES D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,516.10 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCO, JOSEPH R, SR Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $55,515.38 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTING, NICOLE E Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,515.36 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $55,515.31 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHARDT, GLENN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,515.23 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS-CROSSFIELD, JOAN A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,514.91 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN ERIC Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,514.89 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,514.83 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, PAUL L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,514.79 Date 07/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA VEGA, LANIE S Employer name Orange County Amount $55,514.69 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, RACHEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,514.39 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIL, JOHNATHAN E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,514.12 Date 02/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYMO, TIMOTHY L Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $55,514.10 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ALICIA B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,513.71 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, BETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,513.42 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,512.14 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, LENORA A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $55,511.79 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMILLO, ASHLEE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,511.71 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKS, GODFREY H Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,511.58 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,511.58 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARETTA, JOSEPH F Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $55,511.43 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHETT, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Warren County Amount $55,511.35 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTKIN, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,510.71 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DIA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,510.67 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $55,510.56 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,510.28 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, MORRIS A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,509.44 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JEFFREY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,509.37 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, SUSAN R Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $55,509.28 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAZY, VIVIAN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,509.25 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, DONALD B Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $55,509.21 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA CRUZ, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,509.07 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARK D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,509.00 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDEN, CURTIS L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,508.88 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MIGUEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,508.63 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHABKA, DANIEL E Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,508.62 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACIS, DIANA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,508.60 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, SARAH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $55,507.99 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORE, ASHLEY L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,507.96 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,507.88 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JUSTIN L Employer name Warren County Amount $55,507.83 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, SANDRA A Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $55,507.80 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MATTHEW G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,507.69 Date 05/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, TROY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,507.68 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SUJATHA K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,507.24 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,507.19 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOTI, NADINE M Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $55,507.18 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, SABRINA T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,506.88 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCARCZYK, JOSEPH T Employer name Erie County Amount $55,506.69 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, PRISCILLA A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $55,506.46 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, ANTHONY R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,505.70 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFORTE, VINCENZA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $55,505.56 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTAJAR, SAMUEL J. Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,505.34 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHER, KAREN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,505.23 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR MALOSETTI, GONZALO M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $55,505.10 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $55,504.99 Date 07/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, EULYN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,504.90 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHALAR, MARYAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,504.82 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, GEORGE A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $55,504.73 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LUANNE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $55,504.71 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULLEN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,504.02 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, EDWARD E Employer name Town of Somers Amount $55,503.85 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACKELMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $55,503.74 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, REBECCA Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,503.71 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DANIEL R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,503.67 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, CHRISTOFER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,503.61 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICIULLO, GENENE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,503.48 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, WALTER Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,503.12 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System