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 HAAN, MARGARET A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,273.52 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TODD C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $52,273.40 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, COLLEEN A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $52,273.39 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,273.33 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ALLEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,273.33 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKELIC, KSENIKA Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,273.30 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAALER, SCOTT E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $52,272.94 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, KAREN M Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $52,272.35 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $52,272.04 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, JULIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,271.57 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $52,271.55 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, CORY R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,271.42 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEIG, PAUL F Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $52,271.37 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITERSCHAN, TAMMIE N Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $52,271.31 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBYN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,270.89 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, MATTHEW M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,270.89 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, MONICA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,270.47 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNEH, GBESAY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,270.03 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, MARGARET M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,269.83 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABEK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $52,269.75 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, RUDOLPH W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,269.69 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, DONALD A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,269.65 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,268.95 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, JAMES E Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $52,268.36 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, WILLIE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $52,268.24 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JAMIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,268.24 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSCHEN, MATHIAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,268.14 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROGER M Employer name Cortland County Amount $52,268.11 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODRINGTON, TASHEIKA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,267.75 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESBROUGH, FRANCESCA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,267.74 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,267.65 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, EVELYN G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $52,267.41 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, PETER B Employer name City of Middletown Amount $52,267.10 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, MICHELLE S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $52,267.10 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACI, DONNA L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,267.01 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMITALO, DANIELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,266.80 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, MARK L Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $52,266.71 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARP, PATRICIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,266.26 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DEBRA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,266.14 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, ARSHAD Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,265.97 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESIELSKI, SCOTT B Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,265.97 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DANA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,265.92 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, AMY M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $52,265.82 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KRISTINE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,265.78 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, JACOB H Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $52,265.27 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, COLLEEN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,265.16 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLAYTON A Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $52,265.10 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, JOANNE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,265.04 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $52,265.04 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHAD M Employer name Village of Avon Amount $52,264.81 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JANICE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,264.80 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTINO, KATHRYN N Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $52,264.72 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SONJA R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $52,264.47 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, ROSETTA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,264.27 Date 08/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, JUDITH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,264.11 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVE I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,264.03 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITANO, LISA N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,264.02 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,264.00 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $52,263.90 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, KIRK Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,263.68 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $52,262.57 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOROTHEA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,262.54 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KEISHA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,262.53 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE-KILDUFF, AIDA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,262.16 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, CHARLES B Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $52,262.04 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBE, ANNETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,261.95 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANDO, JOHN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,261.69 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHU, KAREN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,261.59 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ ESCALERA, NITZALIS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,261.30 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVETTI, RENATO K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,261.18 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, JONATHAN I Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,260.97 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, F.JAY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,260.90 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JUSTIN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $52,260.63 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BEVERLEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,260.45 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACI, EVERETT F Employer name Erie County Amount $52,260.34 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCK, RONALD A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,260.32 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JILLIAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,260.23 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGGOLD, RICHARD G Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,260.02 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, JUDIT A Employer name Town of Dover Amount $52,260.02 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, SHERRY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,260.00 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAL, ROBERT B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,259.80 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWARD, TREMAINE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $52,259.78 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,259.73 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANGIARDO, JOHN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,259.66 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JEREMY D Employer name Broome County Amount $52,259.60 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, NANCI E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $52,259.18 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MELANIA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,258.85 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGER, JAMES M Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $52,258.60 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESS, LIESE M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,258.59 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTMANN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $52,258.52 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERT W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,258.32 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, BENJAMIN J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $52,258.26 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JOHN M Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $52,258.00 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIN, CLAUDIA M, MS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,257.95 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICK-STROH, DOREEN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $52,257.92 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $52,257.86 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULMI, DAVID F Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $52,257.56 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICK S Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $52,257.50 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, BERNARD J, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,257.43 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDER, ANDREA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $52,257.42 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System