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 FLOYD, MELODY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,453.11 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, THOMAS F Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $54,453.00 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, SEAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,452.68 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, BARBARA A Employer name Albany County Amount $54,452.40 Date 06/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, REGINALD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,452.38 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, DONALD J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,452.31 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEN, NANCY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,452.26 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBS, SARAH L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,452.11 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, MARK A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,451.69 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFNER, YVETTE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,451.67 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JEAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,451.51 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHE, DAVID R Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $54,451.45 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANNA, LISA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,451.13 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEE, KEVIN E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,451.04 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-BETHEA, SICELY V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,451.02 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MELISSA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,451.02 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEROSA, FRANK A Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,451.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,451.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, KATHLEEN R Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $54,451.02 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, KRISTEN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,451.02 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,450.81 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFE, ALBERT J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,450.81 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STACEY J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,450.77 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, BRANDON G Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,450.62 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, STEVEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,450.60 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIGNARDO, DOMINICK J, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $54,450.57 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, HARRY A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $54,450.35 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, PAUL ANTHONY Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,450.28 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CHARLES O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,450.09 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMRO, ROXANNE Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $54,450.07 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,449.93 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GAIL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,449.89 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYER, DANIEL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,449.67 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARY E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,449.54 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, DARYL B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,449.43 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSENBERY, KRISTEN S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,449.23 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO-ALFARO, NORA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,449.20 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,449.08 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, BRIAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,448.92 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,448.85 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KEVIN B Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $54,448.71 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, SHELLEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,448.50 Date 01/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, ROBERT W Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $54,448.33 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, JOE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,448.33 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBER, JANICE R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $54,447.88 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, ANGELA S Employer name Merrick Library Amount $54,447.77 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, JILL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,447.77 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEBRA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,447.73 Date 04/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABNIK, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $54,447.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUVET, KELLEY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,447.68 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANNIE P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,446.96 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT D Employer name Town of North East Amount $54,446.92 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHALA, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,446.34 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSEKIST, SALLY D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,446.30 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, GEORGIANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,446.08 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFTISHVILI, ALEKSANDR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $54,446.08 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARC Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,446.04 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEANETTE T Employer name Education Department Amount $54,445.95 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, WALTER J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,445.92 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, DAVID E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,445.92 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, MICHAEL P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $54,445.81 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, CLAIR AM Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,445.43 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KURT J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $54,444.71 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEFFREY D Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,444.51 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANETTA, DONNA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,444.34 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, FELICE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,444.12 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, NICHOLAS C Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,444.04 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIMBEL, JENNIFER E Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,444.00 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPER, ERICA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,443.67 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SABRINA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,443.47 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEFFERY B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,443.46 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, TONYA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,443.41 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASON C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $54,443.01 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,442.94 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GLORIA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $54,442.70 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTINO, LAUREN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,442.60 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,442.20 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTZ, GARY E Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $54,441.95 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, JEFFREY D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $54,441.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTERNA, IRENE N Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,441.60 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, DONNA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,441.60 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, JANET M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,441.60 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTALINE, KAREN L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,441.60 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARGUERITE M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,441.43 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $54,441.32 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, RENEE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $54,440.58 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER-DAVIS, LISA M Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $54,440.26 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, JAMES L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,440.25 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, BRIAN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,440.00 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $54,439.93 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTAL, LINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,439.78 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, TANNER J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,439.51 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, TRAVIS C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,439.38 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,439.32 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, KEVIN Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $54,439.24 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIELSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,439.12 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,438.89 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ETHAN T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $54,438.54 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICK, PATTI A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $54,438.47 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXENBAUM, MICHAEL, JR Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $54,438.33 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System