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 VALACHOVIC, JAIME L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,015.78 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACCHINI, BARBARA J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,015.74 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, DOUGLAS E Employer name Madison County Amount $53,015.64 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, DIANA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,015.27 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE, DOROTHY H Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,015.26 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, JERRY D Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $53,015.24 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARESIMO, MARIA D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,015.21 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,015.14 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,015.10 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,014.91 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIDI, PAUL Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $53,014.53 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, JENNIFER R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $53,013.99 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $53,013.66 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRIG, RONALD K Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,013.59 Date 12/08/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, DEBORAH S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,013.52 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, CHAD J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,013.50 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,013.47 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABABIO, MARTHA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,013.39 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LALEU, CONRAD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,013.25 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JEFFREY S Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $53,013.23 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WAYNE F, II Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,013.11 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVESON, MELISSA ANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,013.10 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,013.05 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DAMARIS Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $53,013.00 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, LISA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,012.84 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMECKE, DEBRA M Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $53,012.36 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIK, PETE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,012.25 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCYBA, DENNIS M, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,012.14 Date 03/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONTA, ARIEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,011.97 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNS, CAROL L Employer name Broome County Amount $53,011.69 Date 08/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROECKER, KARL B Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,011.68 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, ANTHONY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,011.49 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, JENNIFER D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,011.28 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLAND, LEANNA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,010.49 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSELL, MARY E Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $53,009.97 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISHIA, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,009.96 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, JODI D Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $53,009.85 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, DEBORAH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,009.85 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, PAUL D Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $53,009.61 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGA, MICHAEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,009.57 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL-SIMMONS, MICHAEL S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $53,009.47 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTIN, MELANIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,009.11 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,009.06 Date 11/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTIE, DIANNA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,009.02 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGER, MARK A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $53,008.94 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMFOLA, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Avon Amount $53,008.49 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELE, LYNN E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,007.97 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, RAMONA W Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $53,007.60 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,007.53 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMPP, GLEN F Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $53,007.41 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JUDITH S Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $53,007.28 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELVOVE, LAURIE G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,007.02 Date 07/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, KEITH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,006.96 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUESSLER, DOLORES Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $53,006.88 Date 07/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, BRENDON A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $53,006.64 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK H Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $53,006.56 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, DANNY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,006.53 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, ARICK W Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,006.40 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,006.39 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, GIOVANNINA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $53,006.32 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,006.28 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCHETT, EDWARD E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,006.23 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUS, NAOMI K Employer name Broome County Amount $53,006.16 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, KEVIN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,006.08 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,006.00 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, KEVIN M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $53,005.92 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, ALBERTHE Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $53,005.83 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAI D, MRS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,005.66 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RENA B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $53,005.61 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPARTER, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,005.57 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELBACH, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,005.42 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEBORAH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,005.42 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODON, ORLANDO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,005.38 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDARENKA, LYNN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $53,005.33 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, DEBORAH C Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,005.01 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,004.88 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, ANTWAN K, SR Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $53,004.71 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,004.49 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $53,004.22 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSCHUCK, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $53,004.21 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,004.11 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $53,003.83 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, ADAM A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $53,003.75 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAHEY, FLORENCE G Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,003.44 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KAREN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $53,003.38 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, THERESA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $53,002.86 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, KEVIN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $53,002.77 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, ANTONIO P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,002.32 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, GLORIA R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,002.32 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,002.13 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMANSEE, TERESA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,002.13 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, MARY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,002.13 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, JEROME W Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $53,002.13 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITEME, MICHAEL E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,001.83 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMO, DEBRA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,001.56 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DENA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,001.56 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $53,001.52 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JILL M Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $53,001.50 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINABA, AFEEZ A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,001.38 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,001.27 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System