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 WATERMAN, PETER D Employer name Town of Collins Amount $53,961.53 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, MARIA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,961.33 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINHOLT, DONNIE S Employer name City of Middletown Amount $53,961.16 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, DARLENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,961.05 Date 05/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINAKIS, PANAGIOTIS Employer name City of Middletown Amount $53,960.60 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ANDREW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,960.43 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGENTHALER, WILLIAM M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,960.23 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,960.18 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLI, KAREN M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $53,960.08 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, VICKY S Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,959.70 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DENISE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,959.66 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, CARLOS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $53,959.62 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLO, JODI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,959.60 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,959.32 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVEAU, BANABAS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,959.24 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,958.81 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, THOMAS F Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,958.69 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, ROBERTA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,958.63 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, STACEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,958.61 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, ERICH D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,958.48 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHAWN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,958.36 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEGAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,958.27 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENIESHA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,958.26 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCWA, DEBBIE T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,958.09 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER T Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $53,957.89 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REED J, III Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $53,957.21 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JANELLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,957.13 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HONE, JAMES A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,956.71 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, LORRAINE A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $53,956.68 Date 07/02/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOCA, MARIE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $53,956.62 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, MARCY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,956.62 Date 07/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMANTEER, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,956.58 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOSEPH H Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,956.57 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JUDITH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,956.54 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SUSAN G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,956.48 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEBEL, KAREN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,956.36 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, PAUL M Employer name Madison County Amount $53,956.34 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, DIANNA P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,956.22 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ADRIA M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,955.67 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLDE, YENEBEBHIWOT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,955.37 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPSTER, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,955.27 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBESI, MAUREEN T Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,955.26 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, PATRICIA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,955.25 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,954.94 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, FREDERICK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,954.60 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTINAT, MARGALIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,954.59 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLIO, SUZANNE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,954.49 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,954.24 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRASTRO, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,954.04 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, NICOLE N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,953.67 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,953.64 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOHN G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,953.60 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, SCOTT J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,952.98 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, HEATHER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,952.92 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, RAFAEL A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,952.53 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, ETHEL M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $53,951.73 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHERINE A Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $53,951.72 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZ, MARIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,951.64 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, APARNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,951.56 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, MARLENE E Employer name Orange County Amount $53,951.55 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,951.47 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GEORGE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $53,951.46 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, DENISE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,951.36 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNIUS, MATTHEW J Employer name Essex County Amount $53,951.31 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGCLISS, KATHERINE G Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,951.08 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $53,950.88 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,950.68 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILES, ANDREW F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $53,950.53 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, AQUITTA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,950.39 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATON, MARILYN Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,950.11 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,950.05 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELS, JAMIL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,949.94 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGANGI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,949.88 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAR, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $53,949.82 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCIANO, MICHELE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $53,949.77 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANGELA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,949.72 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CARRIE L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,949.65 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOHARY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,949.04 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, CRAIG E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,949.03 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERVO, THOMAS J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $53,948.82 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGG, DELORES L Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,948.48 Date 05/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZZI, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,948.26 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMZA, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,948.07 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PATRICK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $53,948.04 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,947.90 Date 11/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, BRITTANY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,947.88 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, MARCUS Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $53,947.54 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARZ, STEVEN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,947.48 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTARS, KATIE D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,947.21 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JONATHAN B Employer name Village of Cattaraugus Amount $53,947.08 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,947.07 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, YVONNE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,946.75 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDITH D Employer name Yates County Amount $53,946.74 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, RICHARD J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,946.46 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, COREY M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,946.37 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHFIELD, AARON M Employer name Madison County Amount $53,946.11 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,946.08 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZARD, RICKY Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,945.47 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCOCK, DAWNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,945.43 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPENHAVER, KIM A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,945.42 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System