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 DOMARATIUS, DONNA F Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $55,383.10 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOAKES, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,382.95 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALL, DAVID E Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,382.91 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKE, LEANDER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,382.61 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVE, MARA F Employer name Albany County Amount $55,382.33 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, GERALD E Employer name Albany County Amount $55,382.20 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSELL, THERESA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,382.03 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, MORRIS A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,381.95 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, HELEN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,381.51 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,381.43 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, JASON A Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,381.32 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,381.22 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, SHANNON L Employer name Madison County Amount $55,381.01 Date 07/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, LAURA E Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $55,380.91 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,380.80 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,380.75 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LAURI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,380.63 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDAIN, HENRICK Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,380.45 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GAIL C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $55,380.37 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $55,380.33 Date 07/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLINCHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,380.32 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, COLIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,379.55 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, VICKIE S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,379.18 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GARY D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,379.08 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CRAIG T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,378.55 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEFORD, PAMELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,378.40 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERTH, PAULINE Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $55,378.40 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRONE, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,378.38 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $55,378.30 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-IRVIN, MANDY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,378.12 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $55,378.02 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, MICHELLE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,377.91 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DIANE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,377.53 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,377.50 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKAHN, DAVID V Employer name Essex Soil,Water Cons District Amount $55,377.43 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, JAIME M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $55,377.25 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICHINI, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,377.01 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFGANG, ANNE G Employer name Education Department Amount $55,376.88 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VALERIE C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,376.35 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZO, JAMES J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,376.10 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DENNIS R Employer name Orange County Amount $55,376.08 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, SAMUEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,375.70 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, EDEAN M Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $55,375.28 Date 03/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, JAMIE L, MS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,374.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, OLRY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,374.91 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPNEY, RONALD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,374.54 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSACK, TYLER W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $55,374.52 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, ELEANOR Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $55,374.50 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CHRISTINA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,374.43 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, RAYMOND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,374.40 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, GEOFFREY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,374.27 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBACH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,373.96 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, RICHARD J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $55,373.70 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CARLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,373.68 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARREA, VICTOR H Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,373.65 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, DEBORAH Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,373.53 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, AMANDA G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,373.49 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, NICHOLAS D J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,373.48 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, DAVID M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,373.37 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NATHAN G Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $55,373.15 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREALE, STEPHEN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,372.67 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, GARY K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $55,372.67 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, SHAWN T Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,372.54 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIS, JEFFREY N Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $55,371.98 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, DARRYL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,371.80 Date 12/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, KEVIN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,371.62 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,371.52 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BRIAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,371.47 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, FORREST B Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $55,371.42 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALITSAS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,371.25 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFROY, EDWARD G Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,370.77 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,370.49 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TERRY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,370.40 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,370.38 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAULA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,370.31 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, GARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,369.89 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, EGIDIO J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $55,369.72 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDLEY, FRANCESCA E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,369.60 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMENEY, MARYANN G Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $55,369.00 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURRIERI, ANTHONY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,368.87 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CLAIRE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,368.79 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $55,368.75 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCELLO, MARY C Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $55,368.56 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, CLAYTON B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,368.56 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, GLORIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,368.56 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHN, IRIS B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,368.56 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,368.49 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ARUNODAY Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,368.33 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, AARON P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,368.12 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,367.97 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, NATHAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,367.55 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOINOSKI, BRUCE L Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $55,367.47 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MOHAMMAD K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,367.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, FAITHLYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,366.97 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, BARBARA M. Employer name Erie County Amount $55,366.90 Date 04/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, YVONNE D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,366.47 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, PANIKA Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,366.44 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHECKTON, ANTHONY Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $55,366.18 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEMANN, JOSEPH N Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $55,366.16 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVE, PARUL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,366.04 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System