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 SACKS, SUZANNE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,229.51 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, BRODRIC J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,228.91 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Island Park Public Library Amount $54,228.60 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JARROD P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $54,228.50 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSSLER, JEFFREY B Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,228.08 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ERICA A Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $54,227.90 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MARIE W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,227.66 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, BEVERLY K Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,227.35 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULDER-DENNIS, ARLEICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,227.00 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, KAITLIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,227.00 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROS, ANDREW A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,226.87 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TRICIA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,226.85 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $54,226.45 Date 11/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIER, ROYCE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,226.44 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOBJAK, MARK J Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $54,226.42 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, ASHLEY R Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $54,226.30 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSILLA, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,226.16 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGDAHL-PERRY, COURTNEY R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,226.08 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNEY, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,225.91 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELLEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,225.89 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, GREGORY H Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $54,225.64 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFROOZ, TAHMENA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,225.55 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, CHARLES C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $54,225.50 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, PEGGY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,225.46 Date 09/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNOWSKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,225.44 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRASTO, EDWARD N, JR Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $54,225.31 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $54,225.27 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, GARY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,225.00 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEFACH, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,224.94 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROBERT S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,224.89 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERTO, KAREN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $54,224.56 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LOUISE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $54,224.56 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOIO, PAUL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $54,224.56 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENTI, BEATRICE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $54,224.56 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ALESSANDRA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $54,224.56 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, JEREMY D Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,224.48 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, NATALIE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,224.43 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, DAVID A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $54,224.37 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACH, PATRICIA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $54,224.36 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, SHARON A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,223.73 Date 02/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, ELIZABETH N Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $54,223.48 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEMAKER, AMANDA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $54,223.40 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAMARON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,223.15 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARGARET M Employer name Orange County Amount $54,223.15 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, ANNE Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $54,223.09 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANESH, VEDOWATIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,222.62 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSOCKI, JUDITH A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,222.46 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELZER, WILLIAM J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $54,222.41 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JOSEPH P, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,221.96 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, THOMAS J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,221.93 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VEAUX, DIANE L Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $54,221.65 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,221.60 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DEIRDRE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,221.51 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEETLE, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,221.17 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, STEPHEN, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $54,221.13 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINNAWONU, OLUWADOYIN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,221.03 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DARLENE H Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $54,220.98 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO VEGA, HECTOR M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,220.50 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, MAUREEN J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $54,220.22 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJDAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,220.17 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JON C Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,220.07 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACOLICI, JOHN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,219.82 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, CHARLES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,219.64 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, GLORIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,219.59 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JAMIE T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,219.58 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MARTIN S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $54,219.55 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, SHAWN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,219.50 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, THERESA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,219.40 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT R Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $54,219.30 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SUSAN A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $54,219.22 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, SHARON A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $54,219.02 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOORNBECK, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Walden Amount $54,218.46 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $54,218.42 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PAUL E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $54,218.24 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, KARMEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,218.08 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HERBERT C, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,217.78 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN-OVERBY, URSULA A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,217.74 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, LOYD PHILIP Employer name City of Elmira Amount $54,217.55 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,217.40 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANDO, JASON T Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $54,217.15 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, DEBORAH A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $54,216.60 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-GRAVINA, KERRY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,216.58 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, MARK T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $54,216.58 Date 02/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, RANDALL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,216.19 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, MARILYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,215.73 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TERRY L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,215.72 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEREK M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,215.69 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,215.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,215.16 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MAUREEN D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $54,214.96 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDIO, REGINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $54,214.77 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, ROBERT I Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,214.72 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPSCO, PAUL C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,214.63 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, RYAN L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,214.27 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUGH, STEVEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,213.93 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO-RASTETTER, AMY C Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $54,213.80 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, RICHARD M Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $54,213.61 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHARON A Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,213.57 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, LEONARDO Employer name Erie County Amount $54,213.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, YUEN SHAN Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $54,212.85 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System