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 NORIEGA, JOAQUIN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,527.31 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNY, SEAN B Employer name Erie County Amount $54,527.29 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $54,527.25 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPELMANN, EILEEN M Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $54,526.89 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RUBIN T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,526.73 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, ANITA Employer name Education Department Amount $54,526.68 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $54,525.73 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $54,525.48 Date 01/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, LINDA M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $54,525.27 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSGEI, LYNDA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,525.07 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERICA A Employer name Albany County Amount $54,524.94 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTABNIK, LAURA A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $54,524.69 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, LOUIS Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,524.51 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYHART, LAURA BARRON Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,524.38 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MARC R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,524.27 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURY, ROBERT B Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,524.19 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GALE Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $54,524.05 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, BETTINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,524.00 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, JUDY F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,523.92 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHOLDI, BARBARA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,523.80 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,523.76 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $54,523.71 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHAN, JOHN S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $54,523.68 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, PEGGY S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,522.95 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, SAMANTHA L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $54,522.87 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZARON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,522.55 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, ELLEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,522.41 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, WILLMER, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $54,521.94 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,521.74 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDREN, TERRANCE C Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $54,521.72 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER-HEINZELMANN, HOLLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,520.72 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,520.71 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CHARLES Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,520.59 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SHARON Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,520.58 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LEIGHTON L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,520.46 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, WILLIAM S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,520.44 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,520.44 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARZYCH, TRUDY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,520.44 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, BRETT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,520.44 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALLONE, BLAKE C Employer name Education Department Amount $54,520.44 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZYMALA, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,520.44 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, CHARLENE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,520.44 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARR, COLLEEN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $54,520.44 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLESS, BONNY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,520.44 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,520.44 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, MONICA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,520.44 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACHIOLI, MICHAEL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,520.32 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RACHEL C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $54,519.94 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, PHILOMINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,519.70 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBORAH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,519.66 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CECILIA F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,519.38 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, LORELEI A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,519.21 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, RONALD D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,519.03 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRBA, SUSAN M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $54,518.95 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,518.92 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LORIE K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,518.82 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGRIFF, DERECK J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,518.71 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, BRANDI L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,518.71 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBER, BENJAMIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,518.54 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TISHA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,518.52 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOO, ROBERT W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,518.08 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, ELEANOR B Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $54,518.02 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, DENISE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,517.65 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CECILIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,517.06 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SUSAN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $54,517.02 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,516.92 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINIER, JANET Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,516.86 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, GERALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,516.80 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, PATRICIA C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,516.76 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JESSI C Employer name Delaware County Amount $54,516.54 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, ROBERT J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $54,516.41 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GEORGE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,516.09 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUELL, JO ANNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,515.84 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSHUA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,515.52 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHRYN P Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $54,515.02 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, ADRIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,514.64 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHESS, JEANETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,514.64 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, LAURA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $54,514.64 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCHIO, GAIL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,514.64 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $54,514.49 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, KATELYN R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,514.33 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, YSMELDA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $54,514.25 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ABIGAIL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,514.23 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWER, LORI B C Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,514.13 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGY, DAVID M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $54,513.91 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIM A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,513.68 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TABITHA G Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $54,513.57 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CATHLEEN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,513.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECISZ, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $54,513.42 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, RICHARD J Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,513.38 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, RYAN A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,513.16 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRENDA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,512.76 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BRIANNE L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $54,512.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, MELISSA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,512.52 Date 04/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASKEVAS, JEAN-PAUL G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,512.47 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $54,512.38 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KARLISA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,512.34 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JAMES L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,512.15 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIERRE, ALEXANDRE C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $54,512.04 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,511.57 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System