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 MISKEWICZ, TINA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,259.88 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TEDDY R Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,259.81 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, WILLIAM F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,259.60 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANDA, TIMOTHY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,259.36 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITMON, NICHOLAS J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,259.36 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,259.19 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $53,259.17 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEILLE, ROBERT R Employer name Essex County Amount $53,259.00 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, THEODORE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,258.94 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOSE, KEEGAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,258.67 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ROY S Employer name Village of Macedon Amount $53,258.57 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, KEVIN F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,258.43 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOSHUA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,258.40 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDON, POOJA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,258.25 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELECKI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $53,258.07 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Warren County Amount $53,258.02 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABEL, DENIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,257.95 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, DONNA K Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $53,257.92 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, MARIA FERNANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,257.71 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLES, MOLLIE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,257.67 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIOREK, PAULA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,257.10 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACTOR, ALEXIS Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,257.04 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMO, JOVENAL B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,257.02 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, PATRICIA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,256.98 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,256.76 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZLOTY, RHONDA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,256.71 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KAREN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,256.04 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MANUEL D Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $53,256.04 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,255.95 Date 08/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SME, DIANE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,255.94 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARERI, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,255.92 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, CHARLES D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $53,255.80 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, BRIAN T Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $53,255.79 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,255.74 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURDLE, MAUVA H V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,255.58 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBEL, LINDA F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,255.52 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, GREGORY Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $53,255.51 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SANDRA J Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $53,255.46 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, MARILYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,255.24 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, S LAURENCE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,255.22 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, JAMES P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $53,255.13 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, JENNIFER R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,255.03 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, CHARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,254.90 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, MARYANNE Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $53,254.77 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,254.76 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KARA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,254.52 Date 03/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERNARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,254.43 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, BENJAMIN F Employer name City of Utica Amount $53,254.40 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, JOSEPH W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,254.28 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFEY, WILLIE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $53,253.87 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, BYRON A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $53,253.72 Date 07/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, ALFRED T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,253.38 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $53,253.22 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, ANIBAL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,253.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTERMAN, DANIELLE R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,253.15 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES C, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,253.04 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JOHN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,252.69 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLELA, MARIE A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $53,252.48 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, CAROL J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,252.42 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOHN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,251.55 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAYMOND A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $53,251.50 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,251.50 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $53,251.21 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGARIK-ROSINSKY, DOLLY Employer name Albany County Amount $53,250.73 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, MICHAEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,250.52 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, LORRAINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $53,250.49 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANEY, CARMELA C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $53,250.30 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,250.12 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLODOWSKI, BRANDON J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,249.82 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, YALISA T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,249.82 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, PAUL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $53,249.77 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENROSTRO, HOMERO J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $53,249.51 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINKOWSKI, CARRIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,249.49 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMET, JERRY Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,249.09 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMMOND, LAURA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,249.00 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, PETER T Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,248.95 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNER, DANIELLE D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,248.91 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, WILLIAM H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,248.91 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTZ, TAMARAH R Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $53,248.85 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERZEK, FRANK Employer name Orange County Amount $53,248.52 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,248.40 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,248.40 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,248.20 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,248.13 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MARY K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,247.63 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-MCKENZIE, ANNMARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,247.63 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRAGO, KAREN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,247.61 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, LINDA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,247.61 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, EILEEN D Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $53,247.56 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,247.27 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ALVARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,247.23 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, MARIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,247.21 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MICHELLE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,246.63 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, STARANN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,246.58 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, MARK R Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $53,246.12 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, WILLIAM A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,246.00 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICCHITTA, MARIA A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $53,245.93 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JASON J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $53,245.85 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,245.78 Date 02/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEZMARSKI, DARIUSZ M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,245.65 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System