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 MANCUSO, CINDY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,024.60 Date 08/14/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIANNO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,024.60 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DONNA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,024.60 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IRIS Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,024.35 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ISABELLA, MS Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $54,024.10 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOGRIS, PETER G Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $54,023.95 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GERARD R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,023.87 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RICHARD I Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $54,022.93 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, DAMIAN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $54,022.51 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTLINE, BEVERLY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,022.43 Date 05/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDILORO, JAMES E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,022.40 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CAROL A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,022.00 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, PETER Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $54,021.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDYNSKI, STANLEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,021.73 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUBBA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,021.70 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, SRILAKSHMI K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,021.22 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, BARBARA L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $54,021.10 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, CINDY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,021.02 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, SARAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,020.98 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKES, TAMAIA K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,020.95 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,020.88 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ROBERT M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,019.92 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, ANTONIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,019.52 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIJU, REHNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,019.42 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, SCOTT B Employer name Broome County Amount $54,019.28 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,019.12 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, LAURIE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,019.08 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, ELFRIEDE E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $54,019.02 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTINE S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,018.74 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DOUGLAS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,018.68 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, RICHARD R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,018.61 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, KATTIANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,018.48 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWIE, ANGELA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,018.43 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAI, LING YU Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,017.95 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILL, STEVEN C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $54,017.95 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA G Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $54,017.74 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-JONES, SHAREEANN E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,017.71 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, JAMES M Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $54,017.52 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGART, BARBARA M Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $54,017.50 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ADRIAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,017.40 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LAWRENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,017.24 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILE, JAMAINE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,017.13 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GEOFFREY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,017.03 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, DIANE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,016.93 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, CAROLYN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,016.63 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESNA, DELFIN P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,016.56 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, TRACY A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,016.35 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHERARDI, JANICE A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $54,016.20 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,015.91 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFUNDI, TONI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,015.89 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, JOHN S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $54,015.85 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, MICHAEL T Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $54,015.84 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH-GADIGIAN, BONNIE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $54,015.54 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, TIMOTHY R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $54,015.33 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,014.70 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCNIAK, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,014.51 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,014.29 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOWSKI, CAROLYN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,014.06 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL F Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,013.94 Date 05/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, MAUREEN K Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $54,013.94 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, DARLA J Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $54,013.92 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DANETTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,013.53 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, ROBIN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,013.48 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, C ELIZABETH Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $54,013.33 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCK, BARBARA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,013.25 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, DOMINIC A Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $54,013.23 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KUMARI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,013.05 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Naples Amount $54,012.87 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERENINI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,012.75 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, SARAH Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,012.51 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, ELAINE B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,012.51 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, JAMES D Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $54,012.50 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FELIX A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $54,012.48 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, WILLIAM L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,012.18 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSIS, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $54,012.15 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,012.15 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMURIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $54,012.14 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEVIN P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,012.10 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, HARRY W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,012.09 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, KATHERINE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $54,011.88 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, JOSEPH W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,011.65 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, TASHANA M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,011.54 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,011.52 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWER, JOHN W Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,011.41 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTURNER, JEAN Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $54,011.34 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $54,011.22 Date 02/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JUSTIN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,010.92 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSEY, LEON Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $54,010.85 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, WALLACE W, III Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $54,010.02 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,009.74 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LARE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $54,009.66 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, LAURA J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $54,009.54 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, AWILDA E Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $54,009.39 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CAROL L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,009.28 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, GARTH V Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $54,008.57 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, KELLY T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,008.18 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WENDY M Employer name Greene County Amount $54,008.06 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICE, HOWARD A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $54,007.73 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTOWSKI, ROBERT V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,007.68 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MICHAEL R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,007.43 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System