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 PATRIGNANI, CHRISTINA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,895.19 Date 04/06/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Geneva Amount $52,895.08 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTONIO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,895.00 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CARL S Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $52,895.00 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-REESE, FLORENCE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,894.97 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGRANDE, BILL Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $52,894.94 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,894.82 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, PETER M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $52,894.80 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBEL, JOHN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,894.46 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADIA, WENDY L Employer name Broome County Amount $52,894.45 Date 06/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTTON, MARILA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,894.28 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOSEPH G, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,894.17 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANGELA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,894.08 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBY, TRACY L Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $52,893.97 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, JOHN S, JR Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $52,893.60 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, FRANK A, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,893.45 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEY, SHERRY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,893.35 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEZIMA, LISA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,893.33 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JOANNE Employer name Warren County Amount $52,893.21 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEACORD, ELAINE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,893.08 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, NOAH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,892.97 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, LINCOLN L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,892.59 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,892.44 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIVKA, BRAD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,892.00 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, HEIDI L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $52,891.96 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KIM L Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,891.73 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,891.65 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAS, AMELIA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,891.46 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, WILLIAM M Employer name Broome County Amount $52,891.41 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, CAITLIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,891.41 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LAURO, LOLA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,890.94 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIL, MIRLANDE EUGENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,890.71 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, CIRO Employer name City of Batavia Amount $52,890.44 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMA, EDISON Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,890.12 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DONNA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,889.99 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, KRISTEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $52,889.82 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JENNIFER E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,889.79 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $52,889.72 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, BEATRICE E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,889.52 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTON, JASON E Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $52,889.26 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, LYDIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,889.09 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOM, DEREK W Employer name Yates County Amount $52,889.04 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CARLOS L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,889.03 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, MELISSA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,888.62 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JOSHUA W Employer name Erie County Amount $52,887.75 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPPAN, ERIKA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,887.68 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBMEIER, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,887.64 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, DONALD L Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $52,887.56 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, MELISSA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,887.36 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, KELSIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,887.19 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, BRYAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,887.18 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, JUAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,886.99 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM S B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,886.98 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBRAY, JOSHUA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,886.84 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGINS, DEMITRIS E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,886.45 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIGUZZI, ERIC C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $52,886.39 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELVILLE, KAREN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,886.23 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VIRGINIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,886.00 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRELO, TINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,885.99 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHNER, DIANE W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,885.84 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, VANCE P Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,885.83 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKEVICH, MARGARET Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,885.47 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETEAU, BARBARA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,885.37 Date 09/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ANNETTE C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,885.37 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, KEVIN H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,885.33 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAL, CARLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,885.31 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EDWARD C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,885.22 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARI, LORI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,884.65 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERACKAS, MAUREEN T Employer name Village of Depew Amount $52,884.50 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,883.79 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, GINGER M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,883.68 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EDWARD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,883.66 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, DONNA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,883.66 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,883.38 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODON, TANYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,883.36 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, PHILLIP E Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $52,882.92 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, SHAUN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,882.83 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, LAURA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,882.57 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURAN, RONALD J Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,882.31 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE EUGENIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,882.22 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHOSIAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,882.19 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, BRENDA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,881.94 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, DIANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,881.67 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, BROOKS A Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $52,881.61 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENOT, CLAUDETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,881.56 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ADA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,881.54 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRO, LANA E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $52,881.38 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDVOSS, EMILY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,881.32 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREZMIEN, JESSIE L Employer name Village of Springville Amount $52,881.12 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,881.10 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BARTON C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $52,880.85 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, RANDY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,880.69 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHELLE A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $52,880.69 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, TERESA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,880.66 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MARGARET A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,880.41 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZIO, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $52,879.56 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, EDDIE D Employer name Erie County Amount $52,879.06 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILRAVY, KEVIN F Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $52,878.88 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KAREN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,878.67 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFAW, DARCI J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $52,878.54 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System