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 LINDEMANN, EDWARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,616.68 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $51,616.66 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINETTI, DANIEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $51,616.49 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAVA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,616.43 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,616.38 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, VALERIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,616.25 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, PATRICIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,616.24 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUAL, MANUEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,616.23 Date 02/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CHRISTINE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,616.23 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, IRENE F Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $51,616.23 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKO, ROBERT D Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $51,615.90 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENICAY, KIMBERLY D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $51,615.24 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,615.19 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ROBERT M Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $51,615.18 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDLE, KERI L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,615.07 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, CHARLES J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,614.98 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, JENNIFER E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $51,614.94 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, L JOSEPH, III Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $51,614.84 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORICCHIO, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $51,614.67 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOEL B Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $51,614.19 Date 01/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CRYSTAL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,614.17 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, FRANCES E Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $51,614.11 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZEE, HELENE N Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $51,613.82 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, KELLEY L Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $51,613.73 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, VERNA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,613.44 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUARO, GERALDINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,613.36 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, SABRINA L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $51,613.31 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROLLO, STEPHANIE E Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $51,613.17 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANE, ARLENE F Employer name Orange County Amount $51,612.89 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CARRIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,612.88 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JAMES J Employer name Town of Olive Amount $51,612.85 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KRISTIN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,612.20 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $51,612.18 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, GEORGE H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $51,612.12 Date 06/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, RANDY T Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $51,612.10 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER Employer name Yates County Amount $51,612.03 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $51,611.53 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MARC H Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $51,611.32 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,611.30 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $51,611.04 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORWIN, LEAH C Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $51,610.83 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MORGAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,610.82 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, BRENDA L Employer name Education Department Amount $51,610.78 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, ALISON K Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $51,610.65 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARYANNE Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $51,610.50 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JUDY D Employer name Orange County Amount $51,610.41 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONE, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,610.16 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPASKIE, AARON E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,610.09 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLES, EDWARD J Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,610.07 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, DANIEL C Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $51,610.01 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINLAW, STEPHANIE D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $51,609.62 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, GAIL D Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $51,609.49 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIN, JODI R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $51,609.28 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACEK, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $51,609.28 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KIMBERLY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,609.28 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, MARYANN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,609.22 Date 07/18/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BARBARA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,609.12 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MARY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $51,608.96 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, PAMELA A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $51,608.76 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSEY, JOY S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,608.70 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROST, EDWARD G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,608.40 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, KAREN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,608.33 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIO, ANNA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,608.14 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALKIN, MONIQUE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,608.14 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JUDY L Employer name Washington County Amount $51,608.08 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHEY, WILLIAM N Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $51,607.86 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GEORGE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,607.71 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JILL A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $51,607.06 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, ALAN C Employer name Education Department Amount $51,606.88 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPEN, GREGORY J Employer name Education Department Amount $51,606.72 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, GREGORY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,606.72 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $51,606.72 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEK, JACQUELINE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,606.62 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KICHELLE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,606.56 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, DANIEL Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $51,606.19 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, PHILLIP C Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $51,606.08 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHM, JORDAN A Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,606.07 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIEWSKI, TRACY P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,606.04 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, DEBRA Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $51,606.00 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MITRI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,606.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, THOMAS A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,605.85 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, JARED C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,605.47 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIANO, NATALIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,605.40 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,605.37 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, DOUGLAS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,605.31 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARILYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,605.27 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,605.23 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ALFRED M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,605.21 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROFINO, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,604.93 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK-STASSI, FRANCES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,604.25 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, DANIEL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,604.19 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEGALO, MICHAEL Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,604.19 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, LONNEE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,603.96 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNA, DOMINICK M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $51,603.88 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUNDS, JASON L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,603.69 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, BRANDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,603.28 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAIL, LISA K Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $51,603.20 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPSKI, THEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,603.03 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRAMO, VERONICA Employer name Education Department Amount $51,602.98 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOPA-MAUK, ALEESHA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,602.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System