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 BONNER, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,259.85 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,259.82 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVANNI, NICOLE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,259.75 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMANS, MARY B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $54,259.60 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGGI, DAVID R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,259.47 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PAMELA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,259.46 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, THOMAS P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,259.35 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JUNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,258.99 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMEDY, OLGATHE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,258.48 Date 06/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $54,258.46 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-GREENE, DIANE Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,258.43 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, GAETANE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,258.40 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHIM, ROSALIND S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $54,258.24 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVADOTI, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,258.14 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GEORGE P Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $54,257.60 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, ANGELA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,257.53 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS J, JR Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $54,257.34 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELL-DONOHUE, DEBORA A Employer name Greene County Amount $54,257.18 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JACQUALINE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,257.17 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JUSTYN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $54,256.97 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, BRENDA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,256.85 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, MARK J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $54,256.60 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, JUDITH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,256.39 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,256.38 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, ROCCO, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,256.28 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, CYNTHIA G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,256.21 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, GRACE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,256.14 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, THERESA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,256.10 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNA E Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $54,256.00 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHEIT, MARIE H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,255.65 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, JAMES C Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $54,255.40 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, JOHN A Employer name Delaware County Amount $54,255.36 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $54,254.89 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYB, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,254.82 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JEANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,254.70 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOHN W Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $54,254.68 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, BARBARA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,254.62 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, PETER A, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,254.55 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,254.44 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOY D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,254.15 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $54,254.04 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,253.78 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORABY, E CHELSEA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,253.66 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, TREASHA A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,253.63 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ANNE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $54,253.20 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUFF, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $54,253.06 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $54,253.04 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, GREGORY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $54,253.03 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGESHALL, PAULA RAE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,253.01 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUINN, DEBRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,252.99 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, STEVEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,252.97 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, KATIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,252.95 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,252.15 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALLS, CAROL A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,252.04 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHADEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,251.58 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KENESHIA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,251.57 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, GUILLERMO Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $54,250.85 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERON, ANA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,250.70 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SIDNEY H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $54,250.70 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, NANETTE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $54,250.66 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOHN P Employer name Walton CSD Amount $54,250.52 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,250.22 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, FRANK T Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $54,249.97 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIERO-SEMKIW, LORI A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,249.86 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURA, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,249.80 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JASON M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $54,249.34 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANNON, DANIELLE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,249.08 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELAJA, SAMSON Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,248.92 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,248.91 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, VICTOR W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,248.85 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DENISE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,248.73 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, EDNA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,248.19 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTMEIER, KELLY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,248.02 Date 02/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSIAK, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,247.92 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPPLA, DONALD C, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,247.83 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAARD, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $54,247.63 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICH, PAUL M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,247.39 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROULD, DONNA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,247.12 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, SEAN M Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $54,247.06 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDORKO, BARBARA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,246.97 Date 04/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PRUDENCE W Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,246.78 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAO, XUEJUN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,246.78 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, JACQUELINE N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,246.77 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBER, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,246.73 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASSER, DEBORAH C Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $54,246.68 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHLIN, MINDY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,246.43 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ANTOINETTE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,246.42 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $54,246.40 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHANOLIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,246.26 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGLIANO, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,246.08 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGERMINO, VINCENT P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,245.98 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JILLIAN L Employer name Yates County Amount $54,245.94 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, BARRY R Employer name Education Department Amount $54,244.45 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTO, MARSHA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $54,244.41 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, STEVEN Employer name Village of Scottsville Amount $54,244.40 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, THEODORE J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $54,244.38 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORESTAL, ALIX Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $54,244.36 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ALFREDO G Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $54,244.32 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAE, ANDREW C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,244.23 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHND, ANDREW R Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,244.01 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System