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 SANTABARBARA, DOMENICO J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,212.75 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, JOHN A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,212.73 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KATHERINE I Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,212.70 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORO, WILLIAM V Employer name Albany County Amount $54,212.46 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDER, NANCY D Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $54,212.30 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, YESENIA Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $54,211.95 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, BRIAN K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,211.79 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $54,211.48 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,211.33 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SEAN T Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $54,211.04 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, RAYNOLD Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,210.84 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,210.48 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPLEE, JOHN D, SR Employer name Village of Montour Falls Amount $54,210.39 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCELLI, BRIAN Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $54,210.30 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONE, NICHOLAS M, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,210.21 Date 01/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDRINI, MATTHEW C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,209.59 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, SHARON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $54,209.51 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ASHTON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,209.24 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDEGNA, SANTO P Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $54,209.10 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JODI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,209.06 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JASON W Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $54,208.91 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SHEILA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,208.90 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KURT A J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,208.84 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, CAROLYN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $54,208.84 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZONI, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $54,208.46 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIRNE, CONNIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,208.43 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, ANITRA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,208.36 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IRENE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,208.32 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,208.26 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, JAMES D, SR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,207.90 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, KINGSLEY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,207.88 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVELLI, NICOLE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $54,207.79 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KELLY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,207.72 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRADLEY J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $54,207.44 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZING, CAREY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,207.02 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBIASE, HEATHER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,206.80 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGFIELD, ROBERT A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,206.75 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER-CONLEY, JESSICA A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $54,206.74 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BRIAN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,206.64 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBIERASKI, ZACHARY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,206.59 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, THOMAS D Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $54,206.48 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDONELLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $54,206.22 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, ANNA T Employer name Broome County Amount $54,205.57 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LISA A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $54,205.46 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, AL QUITA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,205.38 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VIRGINIA M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $54,205.36 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JOSEPH A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,205.22 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ERIN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,205.04 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $54,204.97 Date 12/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIKSEN, AMY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,204.86 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIGN-DOREY, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,204.81 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, DONALD R, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,204.41 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $54,204.23 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AESCHBACHER, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,204.22 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DEBORAH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,204.15 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MELANIE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,203.83 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOANNE N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,203.83 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITJEN, NORMAN T Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,203.71 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $54,203.28 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DAVID H Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $54,202.87 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, PAUL E Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $54,202.45 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GAIL F Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $54,202.34 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,202.28 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, DANIEL V Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,202.10 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, HEIDI M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $54,202.10 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JENNIFER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,202.09 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAGON, DEBORAH M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $54,201.68 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMMER, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $54,201.68 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKIN, LAURA B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,201.68 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, KATHLEEN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,201.59 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RYAN J Employer name Village of Canton Amount $54,201.54 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,201.52 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLUM, TIMOTHY L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,201.42 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Alexander Amount $54,201.24 Date 09/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEHR, MICHAEL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,200.99 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, AMY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,200.84 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGAR, JAMES C Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $54,200.60 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIL, MICHELINE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,200.00 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERR, DORIS S Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $54,199.90 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RUTH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,199.31 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RENEA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,199.05 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, AARON P Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,198.94 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RHIANNAH L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $54,198.66 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHERRY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,198.65 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIRANO, DESLYN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,198.41 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-PASACRETA, MARY J Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $54,198.18 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGDORSKI, ADAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,198.15 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MARA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $54,197.78 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wales Amount $54,197.76 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUBIN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,197.75 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, MARK F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,197.66 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TANYA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $54,197.63 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETYE, DIANE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,197.40 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANDREW P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,197.35 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWICKI, KEVIN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,197.33 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAINE, SUSAN J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $54,197.25 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRIGHT, ERIC A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,197.05 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAM, DAVID F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,197.05 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, KAREN P Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,196.98 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLWAGEN, MATTHEW Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,196.96 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System