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 GIOSO, HOLLY A M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,296.93 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGARS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $55,296.90 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KEVIN C Employer name Yates County Amount $55,296.89 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, PETER P Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,296.48 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERE, JANET P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,296.29 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DELVON L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,295.81 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN D, SR Employer name Bath CSD Amount $55,295.67 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, MELISSA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,295.66 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOLICH, PATRIZIA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,295.51 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARGUERITE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,295.19 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANOWICZ, ELAINE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,295.18 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, PATRICIA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,294.63 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, GAYLE J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,294.35 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOCHA, MELISSA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,294.21 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSTEIN, ALYSSA D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,294.01 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,293.66 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LINDA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,293.54 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, OMAR P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $55,293.27 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEICHER, WILLIAM G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,293.10 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIBELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,292.55 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, GERALD Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $55,292.50 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,292.40 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, LANCE B Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $55,292.09 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, LEONARD A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,291.90 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEH, JUKUE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,291.51 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENEY, ROBERT P Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,291.50 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,291.47 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANK L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,291.38 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,290.82 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARI, ROBERT J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,290.57 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, JEREMY D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,289.85 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEVIRGEN, PHILIP JOHN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,289.79 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, WAYNE R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,289.33 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, WARREN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $55,289.15 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,289.12 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUTIER, PATRICK V Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,289.02 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHER, JOHN P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,288.66 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SOLITA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,288.51 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTUNIS, STEPHEN V Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,288.48 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFTUCK, JACQUELINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,288.33 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,288.32 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, TWANDA S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,288.28 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, LUCY M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $55,287.66 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,287.59 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,287.25 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JOHN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $55,287.20 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BRUCE E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,287.11 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $55,286.97 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, SCOTT R Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $55,286.71 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, UTILDA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,286.66 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANIEL P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,286.66 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, ANGELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,286.66 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, SARA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $55,286.58 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVANS, GLENDA N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $55,286.57 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERTEL, ROSA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $55,286.13 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEPHAN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,285.41 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,285.41 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, SAMUEL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,285.11 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA SALAZAR, ANDREA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,285.10 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $55,284.68 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANIEL L Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $55,284.60 Date 03/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHALE, EMILIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $55,284.46 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $55,284.31 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEKINDER, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,284.22 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,284.12 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, ROBIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,284.00 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIMOND, BRIAN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,283.65 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JILLIEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,283.42 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $55,283.40 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, ANN MARIE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,283.37 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,283.13 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, LESLIE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $55,282.94 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RONALD JAMES Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,282.42 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYS, DEBRA L Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $55,282.11 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, CAL L Employer name Town of Yates Amount $55,281.79 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKKERING, GENE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,281.71 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIENKIEWICZ, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,281.66 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONE, ROSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,281.60 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, ALLISON J Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,281.39 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIYISHEN, SVYATOSLAV Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,281.23 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPEL, BARBARA J Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $55,281.20 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,281.20 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOVERDE, EDDIE J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $55,281.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADLEY, LAWRENCE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,281.04 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DANIEL R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,281.00 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, STEPHANY M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $55,280.85 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,280.84 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANARO, BARBARA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,280.80 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, IRENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,280.46 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LEE A Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $55,280.37 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JACQUELINE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,280.33 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUN, JINEUN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,279.98 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANELLI, SANDRA Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $55,279.96 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, ADRIAN G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,279.94 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, JANET T Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $55,279.25 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, COREY T Employer name Albany County Amount $55,279.15 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVIE, DEREK J Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $55,278.87 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FERN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,278.57 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EDMUND C, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $55,278.50 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DARLENE L Employer name Albany County Amount $55,278.47 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System