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 LIVINGSTON, LA SHUNTA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,368.11 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-PAUL, GUIRLENE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,368.01 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRANT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $52,367.71 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,367.70 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GREGORY G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,367.58 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, ADAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,367.58 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,367.58 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $52,367.54 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLACKHANSINGH, ANDERSON Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $52,367.52 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENFORST, WADE A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $52,367.46 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRARY, SHIRLEY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,367.40 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, DAVID A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,367.29 Date 04/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANHAM, JEAN M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $52,367.06 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, PAUL J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,366.66 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSES, SANDY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,366.66 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGBIENY, JOHN A, SR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $52,366.31 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, ANNE J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,366.25 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Granville Amount $52,366.16 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODEN, ANTWAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,366.15 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, DAVE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,366.07 Date 03/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRYAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,366.00 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHER, MARK E Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $52,365.96 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,365.89 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, BRUCE W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $52,365.79 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,365.69 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANIORSKI, EDWARD A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,365.47 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, WAYNE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,365.30 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH C Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,365.08 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, JOHN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,364.96 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULOWITZKI, ALLEN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,364.82 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTRUCHE, KETTY B Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,364.56 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, DORIS A Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $52,364.44 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUISSEY, ELLIE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,364.25 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JILL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,364.24 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, RICHARD C, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,364.13 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,364.11 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, STEVE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,363.26 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,363.26 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOMQUIST, MERRY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,363.26 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,363.26 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, CHRYSTA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,363.26 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, PAUL Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $52,363.26 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $52,363.10 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSLER, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $52,362.70 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, BARRY J, SR Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,362.39 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,362.34 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTISER, NANCY A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,362.22 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNA, PATRICIA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,362.22 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, GERALDINE A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,362.22 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, MARY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,362.22 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSBERGER, LISA R Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $52,362.20 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSALINE, DIAMOND M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,361.96 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, CLAIRE T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,361.68 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,361.47 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERMODY, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $52,361.44 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGULICK, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Champion Amount $52,361.38 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, TAMARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,361.02 Date 04/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LEONARD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,360.50 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, ROYAL R, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,360.24 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, KATHLEEN D Employer name Orange County Amount $52,360.24 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, TRACY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,360.11 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, DOUGLAS W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $52,359.89 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMIDA, FANNY J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $52,359.86 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CELESTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,359.72 Date 07/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AQUILA, FAITH H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,359.53 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, CHERYL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $52,359.52 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROL, THERESA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,359.31 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, DIXIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,359.21 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSO, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $52,358.90 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOB, STEPHANIE B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,358.83 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BOBBY LIN Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,358.69 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINO, ALBIN J, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,358.68 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, TERRINA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,358.42 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ANGELA M Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $52,358.35 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LYNN M Employer name Department of State Amount $52,358.29 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, AMNA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,358.19 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Rushford Amount $52,357.48 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, SHAUN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,357.12 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASARAT, PAMELA D Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $52,357.00 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOWNIR, PETER C Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $52,356.95 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDALIA, ALICE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $52,356.88 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, TESHIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $52,356.86 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIO, THERESA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $52,356.85 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome County Amount $52,356.80 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLRECHT, ERIC J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,356.66 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,356.66 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, ANGELA Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $52,356.39 Date 08/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEL, GLENICE M Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $52,356.25 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGCHONG, HAYDEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,355.99 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MARK H Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $52,355.99 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, BARBARA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,355.94 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DIANA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,355.74 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAURA J Employer name Mechanicville Dist Pub Library Amount $52,355.50 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, JOHN T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $52,355.29 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYNSKI, ABBIE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,355.14 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTYNI, MARY A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $52,355.06 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROZ, MARIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,354.60 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, NICOLE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,354.51 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISH, SCOTT C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $52,354.32 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTON, SOPHIA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,353.81 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System