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 HANSON, MARY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,418.26 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, LOIS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,418.26 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, LYNNE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,418.22 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCARNACION, GEORGE L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,418.20 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, BONNIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,418.14 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, ARLENE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,418.10 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.96 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JODY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.96 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, DAVID B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,417.96 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSONE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,417.96 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKO, DEBORAH E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,417.96 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,417.96 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMER, JULIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,417.89 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, BRUCE A Employer name Department of State Amount $54,417.82 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, KATHLEEN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,417.82 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KIMBERLY L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $54,417.82 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRMINDL, JAMES G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,417.82 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, SHAWN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,417.78 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WENDY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,417.72 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JILL Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $54,417.70 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRENDEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.66 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, JULIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.64 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZL, KATHALEEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,417.58 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZI, BETTY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,417.44 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JEANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.44 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, MICHELLE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.44 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSMITH, ARTHUR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.44 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOOS, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,417.44 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MARIE H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,417.44 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLESTOL, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,417.44 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, THOMAS J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,417.44 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, GLORIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,417.44 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BRIAN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $54,417.44 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, GINA K Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $54,417.44 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNER, TAMIARA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,417.44 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MARC R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,417.37 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JUDITH C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,417.30 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, DONALD L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,417.30 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $54,417.30 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, DOUGLAS F Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $54,417.05 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, SEAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,416.90 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, KATHLEEN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,416.90 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS F Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,416.90 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGGS, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,416.90 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,416.90 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, STACEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,416.90 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, WENDY E Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $54,416.90 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Education Department Amount $54,416.90 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIFOLO, CHRISTY L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $54,416.89 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARGARET A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,416.87 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPSELL, JAMES W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,416.85 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, GARRETT Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,416.85 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,416.77 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINIEK, JOHN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,416.70 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, CAROL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,416.66 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGORY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,416.66 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ALAN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,416.65 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, KRISTOPHER A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,416.60 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DEBRA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,416.43 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, DANIELLE P Employer name Greene County Amount $54,416.20 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAK, KELLY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $54,416.05 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, LORI S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,415.87 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, SHERRI L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,415.80 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELYN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,415.71 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITZ, KRISTY L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $54,415.66 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEICHMANN, SUSAN J Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $54,415.53 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ZACHARY R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,415.38 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTILLO, VIRGINIA L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $54,415.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GISELA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,414.98 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAROLYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,414.36 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, RENEE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,414.36 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZEL, HERRICK P W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,414.36 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE HOUDE, CORNELIA H Employer name Education Department Amount $54,414.36 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAOUI, BRAHIM Employer name Education Department Amount $54,414.36 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, AIKO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,414.36 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, STEPHEN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,414.36 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARD, JOAN M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $54,414.36 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMINS, AMY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,414.36 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERUTA, ROBERT A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $54,414.05 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT-DUNBAR, RUPERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,414.02 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, WILLIAM R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,413.96 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, BRIDGETTE L Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $54,413.95 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELONSOFF, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $54,413.78 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $54,413.72 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGDAG, MOUHCINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,413.53 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,413.26 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICE P Employer name No Hempstead Commun Devel Agcy Amount $54,413.05 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,413.04 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, GLORIBELL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,412.80 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUCK, DONALD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,412.73 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, ISATU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,412.23 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACIERNO, GERALDINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,412.02 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJICA, MIGUEL Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $54,411.49 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,411.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SCOTT Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $54,411.15 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASCIO, DENISE R Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $54,410.78 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,410.34 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, AMIT P Employer name East Quogue Fire District Amount $54,410.33 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DAVID R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,410.09 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGISI, FRANK M, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,409.96 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System