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 WEISS, DONNA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,892.53 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $53,892.48 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,892.44 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALKA, ELIZABETH Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,892.34 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAZZO, ANITA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,892.31 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POISSON, ANNE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,891.77 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, DANIEL L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $53,891.42 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURINO, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,891.35 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SHAWN P Employer name Newark Public Library Amount $53,891.03 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,891.03 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, ROSEMARIE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,890.83 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DEBORAH D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $53,890.80 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LAURIE L, MRS Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $53,890.77 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHANEY, SHELLY-ANN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,890.73 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STEVEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,890.72 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, ROBIN N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,890.29 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORODZIK, KEVIN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,889.92 Date 02/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREAU, BRIAN Employer name Warren County Amount $53,889.73 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MARTIN B Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $53,889.64 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAK, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,889.51 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, KATHRYN A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $53,889.49 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, BRITTANY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,889.41 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, TODD E Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,889.11 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,889.05 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MOHAMMED A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,889.03 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JAMES R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,889.03 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,889.00 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, FRANTZ Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,888.33 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LLOYD B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,888.07 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,887.87 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $53,887.72 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,887.40 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDICK, BARBARA M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $53,887.19 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, ROSE ANDREE Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,887.19 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, JAMES W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,887.16 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLAN, JACLYN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,886.95 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, ALBERT, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,886.89 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,886.81 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, MARCO L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,886.76 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, DE JUAN L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,886.34 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, ASHLEY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,886.33 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOEF, MEGAN L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $53,886.09 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MOISE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $53,885.86 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $53,885.50 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, TRACI R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,885.41 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKABONE, EDWARD Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,885.34 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COWAN A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,885.25 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSANDON, RICARDO C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,885.23 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAENOLA, GERALD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,885.18 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATOR, KELLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,885.15 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTI, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,885.15 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $53,884.94 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITEL, REBECCA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,884.77 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLIS, LAURA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,884.52 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASING, KATHLEEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,884.21 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREERY, PENNY E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,884.08 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIL, TERRI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,884.05 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, SHANE A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,883.65 Date 06/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, JEROME P Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,883.42 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JONATHAN B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $53,882.78 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNERY, GLEN E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $53,882.59 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZSYPAL, PAUL C Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $53,882.55 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, DAVID W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,882.43 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, BEATRICE L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $53,882.27 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTELL, SCOTT ALAN Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $53,882.15 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, CHERIAN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,882.11 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, JOHN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,882.10 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTIN, MICHAEL S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $53,881.96 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,881.47 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADHAKRISHNAN, RITU Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,881.44 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADBURY, LESTER J Employer name Town of Union Amount $53,881.42 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, KIRTIS ROGER Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,881.41 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,881.10 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $53,881.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, ROBERT C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,880.80 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCSIK, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,880.65 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JASON T Employer name Erie County Amount $53,880.38 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, STEVE R, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,880.02 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, MIRIAM Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,879.72 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, ARLEEN E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,879.58 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOPLEY-DAVIS, TERESA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,879.28 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,879.15 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, BERNICE G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,878.88 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZYNA, MICHAELEEN Employer name Erie County Amount $53,878.76 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, GREGORY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,878.62 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, CARMINE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,878.42 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSETT, KAREN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,878.41 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,878.33 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE H Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,878.16 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RICKY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,878.08 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADONNE, MARIE E Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $53,877.93 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTTER, ANGELA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,877.43 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, LORI E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $53,877.22 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, MALLORY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,877.21 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, SHARON A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $53,877.07 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPPE, SEAN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $53,876.90 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, CHRISTY M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $53,876.79 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, GEORGE M Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $53,876.74 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, AGATHA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,876.00 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JULIAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,875.91 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System