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 MANNINO, ANGELA J Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $54,580.60 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL B Employer name Madison County Amount $54,580.47 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,580.30 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPSMAN, FAITH L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,580.15 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,579.88 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, ANTHONY J, SR Employer name Village of Athens Amount $54,579.88 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUILIANO, JAMES C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,579.68 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHAEL V Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $54,579.67 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, MARTIN E Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $54,579.10 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIN, JORDAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,578.76 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLK, JOSEPH J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,578.64 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,578.53 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, HENRY A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $54,578.37 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUMEY, HEATHER L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,578.37 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KATIE A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $54,578.32 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, VICTORIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $54,578.31 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENY, DENNIS J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,577.36 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOSHUA J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,577.34 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLING, BERYL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,577.15 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, VINCENT J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,576.44 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,576.21 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, LINDA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,576.13 Date 08/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, MICHELLE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,575.75 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROGER V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,575.70 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MARCIA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,575.50 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,575.42 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODZINKA, JOHN R, IV Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,575.36 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIESENBERGER, PETER J Employer name Town of Naples Amount $54,575.29 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARANDA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,574.82 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DAVID W Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $54,574.81 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MATILDE Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $54,574.80 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, KECIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,574.68 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAL, ANIL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,574.60 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,574.52 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, KIM Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,574.47 Date 12/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, CHERYL A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $54,574.23 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOS, EDWARD M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $54,574.22 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MAUREEN J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $54,574.21 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,573.97 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANN, STEVEN G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,573.57 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BRUCE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,572.98 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, BERNARD T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,572.96 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KIMBERLY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,572.90 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASTIEL, SHAY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,572.82 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, JOSEPH C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $54,572.79 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, NICOLE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,572.32 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAULFUSS, JASON S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,572.29 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, GREG L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,572.28 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $54,571.97 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, D'ANDRE O Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,571.93 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, DANIEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,571.88 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MAUREEN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $54,571.86 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUEMEZIA, MARGARET N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,571.59 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIKA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,571.54 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIELLA, JENNIFER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,571.47 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZE, JUSTIN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,571.46 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY-JOHNSON, DILIANE E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,571.37 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,571.10 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRIKE, GEORGE W, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $54,571.01 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, TAMMY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,570.80 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, PATRICIA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $54,570.73 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BEVERLY M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,570.70 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, TODD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,570.60 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KATHERINE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,570.57 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, GUY Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,570.57 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,570.56 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, LAURA T Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,570.32 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANCHELLI, JOHN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,570.32 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHERYL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,570.32 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, RYAN K Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,570.32 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MAUREEN F Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,570.26 Date 03/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, JUSTIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,570.10 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, RONALD A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $54,570.02 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JENNIE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,570.00 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, NANCY A Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $54,569.45 Date 12/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIS, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,569.42 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, SUSAN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $54,569.39 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, LORRAINE J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $54,569.34 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PHILIP R, JR Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $54,569.25 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKO, WILLIAM J Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,569.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, TODD J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $54,568.89 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, RICKY J Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $54,568.37 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JANET Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $54,568.35 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, MICHAEL E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $54,568.26 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, BRENDA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,567.72 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,567.59 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRISIO, FREDERICK M Employer name Village of Jordan Amount $54,566.61 Date 03/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTYL, SHIRLEY Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,566.59 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPETANOS, NICOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,566.59 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, AMANDA G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,566.52 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNAL, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $54,566.50 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTIVISSIMO, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,566.30 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESMER, DONNA K Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $54,566.21 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, TERRY A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $54,566.01 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRE, RICHARD L, II Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $54,565.58 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACERES, RUBEN D Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,565.28 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMIOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,565.20 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, LORI S Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $54,564.90 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, HAVAH C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,564.55 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZICKI, MICHAEL R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,564.45 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System