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 SARDUY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $52,225.49 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANCK, LESLIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,225.46 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DELMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,225.42 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIN C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,225.33 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIB, SCOTT C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $52,225.11 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALIBERTE, SHAWN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,225.08 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, ISABEL A, MRS Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,225.07 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ANDREW T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,224.92 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SHIBU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,224.58 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, NELIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,224.35 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUOZITIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $52,223.82 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNADAN, ANTHONY S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $52,223.77 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,223.55 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHALSKI, JOHN D Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $52,223.54 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAK, SAM C Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,223.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, SHAKHAN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $52,223.21 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYER, JUDITH Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $52,223.16 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $52,222.88 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, ELIZABETH L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,222.61 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,222.57 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, YONG C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,222.56 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, KALPNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,222.45 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BARBARA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,222.41 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, JENNIFER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,222.36 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERO, MARGARET M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $52,221.00 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLIEN, ROBYN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,220.94 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, LINDA J Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $52,220.78 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, CLIFTON Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,220.51 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JESSUP D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,220.43 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, BONNIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,220.30 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURESKI, DENIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,220.30 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESSENDELFT, SANDRA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,220.30 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKER, KATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,220.30 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, STACY E Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $52,220.30 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, GUY J Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $52,220.23 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIA, LARRY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,220.21 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, PATRICIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,220.06 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, ROBERT F Employer name Madison County Amount $52,220.01 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,219.90 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, PAUL D Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,219.84 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, NICHOLAS B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,219.78 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, HANS R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,219.66 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREAU, DANIEL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,219.61 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LEON S Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $52,219.57 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, ALICE L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,219.56 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, NECOLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,219.41 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,219.40 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BILL A Employer name Broome County Amount $52,219.31 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, PAMELA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,219.24 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LYDIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,219.24 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASELTON, JOY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,219.23 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JOANNA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,219.23 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, VICTOR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,219.11 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARY T Employer name Orange County Amount $52,218.69 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SARAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,218.62 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAS, JAMES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,218.51 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, CHANTALE P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,218.44 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIDO, JOHN F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $52,218.21 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JA-WAYNE, SR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,217.92 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, SHAWN A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,217.81 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARALA, MARY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,217.67 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, STELLA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,217.42 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JASON P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,217.30 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARON, MICHAEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,217.28 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, LISA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,217.10 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERLEY, DONNA M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $52,216.79 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMINICIS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $52,216.34 Date 11/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEBE, DEBORAH P Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $52,215.88 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCET, PAUL M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,215.81 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, CARLA A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $52,215.81 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DARRELL E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $52,215.73 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSI, JEAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,215.71 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANGELICA T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,215.45 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIGUICHON, MONICA R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $52,215.24 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, HELEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,214.95 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, ALEXANDER B Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $52,214.83 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDUCCI, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,214.55 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSETTE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,214.44 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALANOVICH, CINDY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,214.38 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, PATRICIA C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $52,213.89 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CORINNE A Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $52,213.28 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, GAYLE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,212.98 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Greene Amount $52,212.79 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ERIC C Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $52,212.75 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARY F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,212.74 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADET, EILEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $52,212.68 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT WILSON, FAREN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,212.65 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ROBYN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,212.52 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORULLA, RENE F Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $52,212.40 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, GLORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,212.06 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGNESI, MICHAEL A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,211.90 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, CHRISTINE E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,211.89 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, ROGER J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,211.66 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVISH, MARGARET T Employer name Education Department Amount $52,211.38 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,211.25 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILECCIA, DENISE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,210.67 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, RACHEL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,210.66 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENAYRA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,210.47 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DMOCHOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,210.38 Date 11/12/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, LISA L Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $52,210.31 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System