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 SIGNA, DARLENE M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $55,430.07 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTORNO, KEVIN R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,429.99 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,429.81 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIHEL, JAYNE E Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $55,429.74 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGE L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,429.59 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WENDY P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,429.39 Date 03/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, PETER J, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,429.38 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, DONALD E Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $55,429.31 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSZIP, SANDOR, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,429.18 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREELAND, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,429.09 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,428.42 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JESMONTH, H JEFFREY Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $55,428.37 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, MARY ANNE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,428.25 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINE, VINCENT Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,428.22 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AANERUD, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,428.18 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZIO, HARRY E Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $55,428.06 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, BRANDON K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,428.03 Date 03/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, GEORGE H, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,427.32 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, REGINA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $55,427.24 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MAUREEN C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,427.17 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, ISAURA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,427.16 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCKOWSKI, MARY Z Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,427.08 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $55,426.90 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFOE, MARK W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $55,426.87 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSON, ELLEN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,426.76 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ELIZABETH M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,426.76 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,426.75 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, GERALD L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,426.50 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, DAMARIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,426.41 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYSOR, TERRY D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,426.41 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKEY, RICHARD J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $55,426.41 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BARBARA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,426.31 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDEN, HEATHER L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,426.30 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $55,426.06 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TREVOR G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,425.98 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNQUIST, PAUL J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $55,425.89 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, LOUIS P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,425.85 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ROSE M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,425.72 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHERINE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,424.78 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, ROBERT Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,424.77 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JOSHUA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,424.37 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, THOMAS F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $55,424.14 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILER, MARIA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,424.10 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, RICHARD P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,423.72 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMLINGER, LANCE T Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,423.49 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SEAN H Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,423.39 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, RONNELL L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $55,423.18 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $55,423.02 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEL, COURTNEY O S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,422.83 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $55,422.80 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFHAUS, GREGORY J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $55,422.75 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMIEGA, MICHAEL A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $55,422.65 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, COREY C Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $55,422.58 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, DONNA M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $55,422.43 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEWLEY, JOHN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,422.42 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, FREDERICK N Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,421.99 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSETTO, PAUL J Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,421.92 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, KEVIN L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $55,421.90 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDEIRA, CLAUDE M Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $55,421.75 Date 02/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, STEPHEN A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,421.21 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLBOWER, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,421.20 Date 07/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KIMBERLY A, MS Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,421.12 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, GEORGIA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,420.67 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, JOSHUA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,420.28 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,420.04 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $55,419.88 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILINS, LAURA Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $55,419.88 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFEN, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $55,419.88 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,419.80 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, REBECCA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,419.79 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,419.70 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,419.30 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, GAIL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,419.27 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, HARRY B Employer name Broome County Amount $55,419.20 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN, JAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,419.01 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, SEAN F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,418.68 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVARRIA, CARL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,418.44 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, FRANK Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $55,418.20 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, DAVID H Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,417.75 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFESH, ESTHER Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $55,417.66 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SOLOMON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,417.52 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,416.65 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNO, WILLIAM E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,416.53 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, HOWARD L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $55,416.49 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLING, KEISHA N C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,416.49 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, MAYRA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,416.39 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKIN, KATHLEEN D Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $55,416.17 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,415.91 Date 03/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODER, DAVID J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,415.85 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, PETER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,415.84 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, WILLIAM N Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $55,415.58 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,415.56 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,415.53 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, SHEREE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,415.52 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, LEO D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,415.48 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JON A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $55,415.37 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, JESSE M, IV Employer name Broome County Amount $55,415.24 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZON, HELEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,415.02 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTENDIECK, KARLEEN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,414.93 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, SARAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,414.71 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System