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 DE BELLIS, TERESA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,528.80 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, DENISE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,528.27 Date 05/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKER, RONALD G Employer name Village of Albion Amount $53,528.05 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CATHY F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,527.65 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, PATRICK L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $53,526.93 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERKEN, THALIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,526.86 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, CRAIG J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $53,526.72 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOANNE H Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,526.45 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, WILLIAM Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $53,526.43 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CRYSTAL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $53,525.45 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENSTICKER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,525.40 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, LISA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $53,524.94 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSAR, RAMA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAHANE, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, VERONICA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUIGNAN, SHERRI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZALSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRZENA, IRENA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDANICI, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROBIN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZOLO, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNACORE, MARY BETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, LYNNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOFSKY, NINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,524.60 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,524.22 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ERIK H Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $53,523.65 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,523.35 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $53,523.15 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENENBAUM, AMY R Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $53,523.15 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,523.00 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIFFANY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,522.94 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUENA, LISA F Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $53,522.88 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, LORRAINE J Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $53,522.80 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARIO, JOANNA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,522.77 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,522.49 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,522.47 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, JOANNE E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $53,522.38 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS-KING, RENEE Employer name Albany County Amount $53,522.27 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,522.14 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, MICHELLE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,521.76 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, CAROL L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $53,521.11 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MODESTO, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,521.04 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, DAVID Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,520.96 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SHARON A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $53,520.79 Date 08/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, DANIELLE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,520.62 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EDWARD E Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,520.51 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JANE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,520.09 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, LENORE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $53,520.02 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, DANIEL W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $53,519.77 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, HEATH J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,519.66 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,519.48 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAUS, EILEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,519.29 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,519.17 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, EDWIN Employer name Orange County Amount $53,519.10 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIGLIO, MARIANNE C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,519.04 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANNE J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,519.04 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, BARBARA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,519.04 Date 08/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, IRA E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,518.90 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BRENDA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,518.57 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, BRENDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,518.08 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERD, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,517.90 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, SHARON H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,517.80 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,517.59 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RICHARD J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,517.47 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, REBECCA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,517.43 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANDREW L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,517.31 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, SEBASTIAN F Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $53,517.24 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAYS, MICHAEL T Employer name Washington County Amount $53,517.06 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, GREGORY P Employer name Fulton County Amount $53,516.91 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBBLE, WENDY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,516.51 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, CARLA M, MRS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,516.30 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MATTHEW M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $53,516.22 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENO, THOMAS D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,515.84 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DUANE A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $53,515.73 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIO-TEMPLE, DEBORAH M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $53,515.62 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY-MENTON, AMIEKA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,515.57 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, SYLVIA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,515.53 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, TIMOTHY M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $53,515.00 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, MARY M Employer name Wainscott Common Sd Amount $53,515.00 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $53,514.83 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLBY, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,514.60 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGMIER, DAVID A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $53,514.40 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHMANN, BRUCE Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $53,514.37 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODKIN, GERALD F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,514.18 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZ, ROBIN Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $53,514.14 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, ANDREA K Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,514.06 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTWINE, TREVOR C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $53,513.64 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, GARY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $53,513.57 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,513.36 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,513.36 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY-SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,513.36 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,513.33 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,513.28 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGIO, CAROLYN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,512.97 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, LINDSAY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $53,512.29 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System