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 LA FOUNTAIN, SANFORD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,830.62 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENKA, JAMES M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,830.40 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLOTTI, CHAD A Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,830.40 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, SANDRA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,830.33 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINANE, ROSE MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,830.33 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PATRICE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,830.33 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISH, STEPHEN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,830.28 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISANO, LEONARD R Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $54,830.10 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, TINA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,829.80 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,829.66 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KENNY L Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $54,829.59 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARLENE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,829.02 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZCRUZ, TRACY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,829.00 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JUDITH L Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,828.99 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARTHA E Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $54,828.79 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, MARCELA Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $54,828.68 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,828.54 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $54,828.26 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIB, KARL H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $54,828.12 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, MATTHEW S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $54,827.90 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZEMO, JOSHUA J Employer name Orange County Amount $54,827.77 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, THOMAS L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,827.66 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTIN, CARIN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,827.44 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, LAURIE B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,827.39 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $54,827.30 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALICIA C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,826.83 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKO, MATTHEW G Employer name Albany County Amount $54,826.73 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PHILLIP M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $54,826.70 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WHORTER, KAREN A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,826.10 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTEAD, KRISTINA D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,826.09 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JENIFER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,825.98 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHLEEN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,825.88 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, DOMINICK Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,825.74 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ISRAEL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,825.40 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJNER, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,825.23 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $54,825.08 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BYRON V Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,824.80 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILWORTH, JASON O Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,824.22 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, DERRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,824.15 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDAY, ELIZABETH S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,824.12 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCZEK-GUY, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,824.12 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,824.12 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,824.12 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, CATHERINE E Employer name Education Department Amount $54,824.12 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, LUCINDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,824.12 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELA, JEANNE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,824.12 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,824.08 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREG R Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,824.01 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FLORIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,824.01 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TANA L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,823.85 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIM Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,823.44 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,823.43 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY ANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,823.43 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, NATALIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,823.40 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, NANCY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,823.23 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,823.19 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRIAN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,823.13 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BETH ANN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $54,823.09 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLA, FILOMENA T Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $54,823.07 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARDLOWIS, PAULA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,822.84 Date 03/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, PATRICK M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $54,822.67 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DANA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,822.49 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-DAVID, SHANA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,822.48 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NANCY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $54,822.46 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKCZIS, GREGG G Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $54,822.42 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DAVID B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,822.35 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, DAVID M Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $54,822.30 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, DAVID A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,821.64 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDE, ERIC F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,821.63 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIBER, KARA A Employer name West Hurley Public Library Amount $54,821.62 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANAN, AMIRAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,821.43 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVAR SPINOZA, ZULMA S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,821.41 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, DESMOND A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $54,821.13 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, MELISSA A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $54,820.83 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERA, MANISH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,820.53 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRERI, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,820.36 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANGELINA R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $54,820.36 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEN, LAI CHUEH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,820.08 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULA, MICHELE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,820.06 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, COLLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,820.00 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,819.81 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSETTA, CASEY P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $54,819.80 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, SABRINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,819.60 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEAN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,819.51 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISTHELMY, DEMEURANT C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $54,819.20 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $54,819.15 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $54,818.83 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $54,818.77 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, DIANE G Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,818.76 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SANDRA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,818.43 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIG, AMANDA B Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $54,818.42 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, DAWN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,818.20 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JESSE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,817.94 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITAR, NADIA MARZOUKA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $54,817.72 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANNON M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,817.62 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DARREL J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,817.43 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSON, LYNN A Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $54,817.08 Date 08/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSE, GUSTAVE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,817.03 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DOUGLAS W Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,816.91 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,816.91 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System