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 RUBERTIS, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $52,743.37 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOZZO, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $52,743.37 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTERO, ELENA Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,743.00 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, SUSAN EVE TEPPER Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $52,742.99 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DALAANA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,742.91 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, HEIDI R Employer name Erie County Amount $52,742.84 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOME, JAMES C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $52,742.61 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADE, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $52,742.20 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, CHARLES L, III Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $52,742.12 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTULA, MARK E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $52,741.84 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LA SONIA Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,741.37 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, MICHELLE N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,741.25 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMITINA, GARY V Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $52,741.25 Date 05/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THOMAS W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,741.01 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DIANE M Employer name Albany County Amount $52,740.81 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,740.45 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $52,740.41 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, LEEANN Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $52,740.26 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, MARIA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $52,740.19 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAR, LEONARD R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $52,740.07 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, GWYNNE D, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,740.01 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, ANDREA L Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $52,739.95 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHRYN K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,739.79 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, ELIZABETH P Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $52,739.64 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,739.25 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDANI, ANTHONY J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $52,739.25 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, DAVID W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,739.00 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,738.99 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SUSAN R Employer name Albany County Amount $52,738.91 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, RENIER Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,738.54 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, MARIA J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $52,738.51 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TIMOTHY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,738.48 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,738.27 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, LYNNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,738.07 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLS, MARILYN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,738.00 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, ADRIENNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,738.00 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MELANIE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,738.00 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, HOLLY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,738.00 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOMI, ROSALIND J Employer name Town of Parma Amount $52,738.00 Date 09/02/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LULLO, MARK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,737.99 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, MARIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,737.96 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, JARED A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $52,737.81 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKOWSKI, CAROLYN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,737.50 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DEBORAH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,737.06 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPILLI, MARY Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,736.97 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JULIA A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $52,736.97 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, MARIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,736.91 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMENI, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $52,736.22 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, GREGORY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,736.11 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LAURA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,736.00 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, ANDREA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,735.99 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LORI P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,735.98 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, RONALD I Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $52,735.98 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDIN, PIERRE R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,735.83 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,735.46 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOPOULOS, DAVID A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $52,735.34 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, THERESA A Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $52,735.04 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT R, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $52,734.85 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOMENI, CARLA Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $52,734.40 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIPITAN, TAIWO A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $52,734.35 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHOWITZ, SHERRIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,734.31 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, GERI Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,734.22 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $52,734.19 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, ALLEN A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,734.14 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDY, SANDRA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,734.01 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MARK D Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,733.91 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYCHENKO, ANDREW Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,733.63 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTEVSKI, PAUL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,733.60 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFEL, BEVERLY J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $52,733.59 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, KIM L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,733.23 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $52,733.01 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, LORI L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $52,732.93 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, JOSEPH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,732.78 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRESCO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,732.41 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, DANIEL J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $52,732.35 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LANA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,732.28 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JESSICA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,732.11 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, NANCY Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $52,732.10 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, FRED F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,732.06 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFOSKA, BEDRIKA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,731.57 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, DALE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,731.57 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORAL, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,731.25 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULO, ANTHONY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,731.23 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, TROY R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,731.22 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, JO ANN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,731.12 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES M Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $52,731.03 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, LISA P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,731.00 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,730.91 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TONYA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,730.74 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DENNIS M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,730.53 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASINO, LILLIAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,730.32 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JASON M Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $52,730.31 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, LOGAN E Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $52,729.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ANGELINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,729.15 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, DIANA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $52,729.12 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVENIN, DAVID C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,729.11 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KURT E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,729.06 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, PETER N Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,728.50 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, KATHLEEN M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $52,728.41 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LYNN M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,727.87 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System