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 BONNEAU, BEVERLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,564.34 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, BRENDA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,564.34 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTANOWITZ, BEATRICE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $54,564.34 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TONIA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $54,563.92 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHAWN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,563.89 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, GRACE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,563.86 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOGA, ANDREW J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,563.33 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLIE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $54,562.97 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SARAH Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,562.75 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, SHARON E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,562.70 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MELISSA C Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $54,562.47 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, SHAWNE H Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,562.08 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALISHEN, JOHN E Employer name Orange County Amount $54,561.89 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, JENNIFER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,561.88 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,561.78 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDGERS, ALAN L Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $54,561.70 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDAMORE, SHAWN H Employer name Essex County Amount $54,561.29 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DANIELLE R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,561.27 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, RHONDA L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,561.26 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MARY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,561.14 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,561.10 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, JEFFERY D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,561.05 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLER, MARCI L Employer name Erie County Amount $54,560.83 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREASEY, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,560.14 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALAN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,560.04 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $54,559.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGAMI, JOSEPH B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $54,559.95 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTONE, EDWARD , JR Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $54,559.75 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, MARY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,559.57 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, SUSAN Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $54,559.42 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MELANIE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,559.40 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LORI JEAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,559.25 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILVENTON, KELLY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,559.12 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA-POMPEY, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,559.12 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,559.12 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSHUA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,558.63 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, CHRISTOPER T Employer name Roch-Genesee Reg Trans Council Amount $54,558.55 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, K MATTHEW Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,557.69 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, RENEE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,557.64 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PATRICK J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,557.37 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, ARTHUR F, JR Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,557.03 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, KYLE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,557.01 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTCHER, MASSIEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,556.71 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, LISA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,556.53 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SHARRON Y Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,556.47 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN-ADAMS, LA VERNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,556.40 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MITCHELL S, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,556.23 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,556.15 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KRISTINE M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $54,556.14 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLIE, JOHN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,556.11 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, JAMES W Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $54,556.11 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOANG, HUNG N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,556.01 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, STACEY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,555.33 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, LINDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,555.09 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $54,554.84 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $54,554.76 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRENO, JUAN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,554.15 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, ANDREW Employer name Erie County Amount $54,554.13 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MARIANNE Employer name Albany County Amount $54,553.79 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, KAILA H Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,553.78 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICH, ROBERT J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $54,553.66 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, MARISSA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,553.63 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRZANSKI, HENRY J Employer name Village of Angola Amount $54,553.47 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENARDO, JOHN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,553.43 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARIA C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,553.36 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIEL P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $54,553.24 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENT, RICHARD M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $54,552.40 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,552.38 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAROLANNE A Employer name Warren County Amount $54,552.22 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEK, EMIL A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,552.11 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, JOHNATHAN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,552.02 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DIANE W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,551.71 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILANI, JULIA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,551.70 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATWIEJCZUK, TERESA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,551.34 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, BOBBY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,551.26 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, RUTHANN I Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $54,551.00 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, LAWRENCE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,550.96 Date 05/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,549.85 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, TIMOTHY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,549.70 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, KRISTIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,549.52 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, SUZANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,549.10 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JOEL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,549.08 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, JOHN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,548.86 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, NEIL P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $54,548.26 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, DEAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,548.07 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, JOHN A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $54,547.98 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LUIS G Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,547.95 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, EDDIE L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,547.84 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOCHER, CHRIS G Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $54,547.80 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADELETTI, CINDY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,547.52 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DIANE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $54,547.17 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWVER, DALE T Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $54,547.16 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURIMOND, NEWLY H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,546.91 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, PHILIP W Employer name Broome County Amount $54,546.38 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,546.28 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SIBY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,546.28 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, SIMONE I Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,545.98 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, IRENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,545.91 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICOB, DONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,545.42 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, MARYELLEN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,545.34 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System