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 STEIN, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,684.21 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINGANO, VIVIAN R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $54,684.18 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENSTEIN, ROSEMARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,684.13 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTIN, ADRIANNA F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,684.03 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DIANE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,683.94 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, ROWAN A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,683.85 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOSE, RALPH J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,683.59 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $54,683.52 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTA, THOMAS A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,683.40 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADZIARZ, MICHAEL H Employer name Seneca County Amount $54,682.61 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, KATHRYN M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $54,682.49 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, STEPHEN W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,682.45 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBMEHL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $54,682.15 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,681.90 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERT, SALEH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,681.90 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGU, CARMEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,681.90 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKELS, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,681.90 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOAJA, NDUBUISI V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,681.51 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHANNA S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,681.51 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,681.50 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHIRLEY L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,681.36 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, FEIGE Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $54,681.35 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT C Employer name Madison County Amount $54,681.28 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEYERT, RANDY B Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $54,681.15 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNWOODY, MARC R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,680.00 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, KRISTEE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,679.82 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSWAMI, KIRTI A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,679.11 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID H Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,678.46 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, KATHLEEN Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $54,678.33 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICDAN, ROQUE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,678.14 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, ERIC G Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,678.06 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $54,677.50 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANDREW M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $54,677.43 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, PATRICIA L Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $54,677.20 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSKI, PETER M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,677.05 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, KIM T Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,677.01 Date 04/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, EDWARD W Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $54,676.93 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAMORE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $54,676.44 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, VIKTORIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,676.02 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDAWAY, RENEE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,675.75 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMARELLI, RHONDA C Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $54,675.60 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, STEFANIE A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $54,674.48 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOHN T Employer name Warren County Amount $54,674.32 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, MARGARET M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,674.07 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, GRACE A Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $54,673.64 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PAUL J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $54,673.61 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNA, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $54,673.41 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NEREIDA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $54,673.34 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, RALPH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,673.03 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYANIK, JOELLE H Employer name Broome County Amount $54,672.99 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOWNEY, ANN Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $54,672.80 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LAURIE A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $54,672.51 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KEVIN C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,672.19 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKE, RONALD J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,672.14 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, JUDITH M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,672.12 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $54,672.00 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, WILFRED Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,671.92 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, NOREEN M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $54,671.56 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, WILLIAM N, JR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $54,671.21 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $54,671.18 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, MARIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,671.16 Date 11/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKELNY, MARILIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,671.10 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, JOHN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,671.08 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, MAUREEN V Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,671.01 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNG, ROBERT P Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $54,670.99 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES G Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $54,670.57 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KEISHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,670.53 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEMS, RORY, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,670.51 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $54,670.29 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $54,670.13 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUGULE, RUPA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,670.06 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, CECILIO, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,669.46 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PHANAJA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $54,669.36 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINGER, ZACHARY R Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $54,669.27 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, WENDY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,669.05 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JEREMY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,668.90 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, DAVID P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $54,668.56 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKENBERGER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $54,668.29 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $54,667.98 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLAZZO, JILL M Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $54,667.97 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SHEENA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,667.46 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-WEIDEMAN, WENDY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,667.38 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, PHILIP J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $54,666.91 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPERT, LIEBA Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $54,666.75 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOTTO, DIANE C Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $54,666.57 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ASHLEE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,666.13 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD C Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,666.12 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, LINDA M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $54,665.94 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, MICHELLE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $54,665.86 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, HELENE T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,665.74 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DEBRA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,665.55 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, EUGENE W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,665.12 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,665.10 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, HENRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,665.10 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEDDU, MARIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,665.10 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, SHERRIE L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $54,664.94 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, RANDY H Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $54,664.94 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, GEORGE Employer name Education Department Amount $54,664.74 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,664.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELAHI, KIYONTA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,664.55 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System