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 STARK, HILLARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,552.95 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAGHER, KATIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $51,552.84 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACK, CAROL ANN T Employer name Merrick Library Amount $51,552.82 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, FREDERICK A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $51,552.67 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORZYNSKI, CYNTHIA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,552.48 Date 01/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFING, VALERIE J VELEY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,552.48 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $51,552.48 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ELLEN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,552.48 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, JOANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,552.48 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDRI, ANNA E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,552.48 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,552.48 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, SAMSON Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $51,552.39 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILEO, ROBERTO A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,552.14 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELRA, FRANCIS D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,552.00 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, STEPHEN A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,551.97 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, CARLOS Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $51,551.82 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITARA, RAFAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,551.80 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, YAKEMIA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,551.58 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Education Department Amount $51,551.24 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $51,551.09 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, NANETTE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,551.02 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, KENNETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,551.01 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, WENDY S Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $51,550.97 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KIM E Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,550.83 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, JUDITH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,550.81 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIETANA, DUSTIN W Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,550.64 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,550.50 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PAUL J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,550.44 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ANTONY A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $51,550.41 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JANET Z Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,550.31 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANTHONY G Employer name Village of Attica Amount $51,549.86 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIER, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,549.80 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,549.73 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, DAVID M Employer name Broome County Amount $51,549.32 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJAMANIAN, KRISTINA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,549.29 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, NICHOLAS S Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $51,549.27 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ISAIHAIH A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $51,549.26 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, AMANDA L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $51,549.20 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDETTO, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,549.18 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON MATT, SHARON G Employer name Education Department Amount $51,549.16 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIER, DAVID R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $51,548.98 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, NADIA T Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $51,548.93 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JONATHAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,548.54 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, DAVID Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,548.35 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SEDDIS M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,548.25 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BETHANY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $51,548.16 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADRIAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,548.13 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHI, DELORES W Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,548.03 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZICS, CHARMAINE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,547.87 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANASIEWICZ, JOYCE Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $51,547.66 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JOANN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $51,547.54 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, DALE L Employer name Town of Hornellsville Amount $51,547.53 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, PETER W Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,547.48 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLO, CASIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,547.36 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,547.03 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITA, ROBERT S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $51,546.82 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUZANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,546.75 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, RODERICK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,546.56 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, LISA M Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $51,546.41 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTIFF, SUSAN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,546.29 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, KATIE M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $51,546.23 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, KADEIDRA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,545.95 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,545.95 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, CARINA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,545.91 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, SHARON L Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $51,545.81 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, TINA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $51,545.74 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACI, KRYSTIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,545.56 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHANNON M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $51,545.16 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORMEAU, ZACHARY P Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $51,545.10 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULU, LAMIN J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,545.02 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, DAVID A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $51,544.85 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,544.74 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, DEBORAH E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $51,544.60 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CRAIG S Employer name Albany County Amount $51,544.58 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLI, ERNEST J Employer name Town of Chili Amount $51,544.48 Date 01/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SEAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,544.23 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, CRAIG M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $51,544.22 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEIGH, JOSEPH C Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $51,544.02 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINJUPALLI, KRANTHI C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,543.66 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALABAN, MARY K Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,543.53 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, JOEL A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $51,543.38 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,543.34 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MAUREEN E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,543.30 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ALEYAMMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JEFFERY Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, JOHNKUTTY Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDISKY, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, AMANI Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, RAMONA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, JOANNE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, BARBARA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, LARNAH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARIDAD Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,543.29 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, KRISTA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,543.18 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNDSAY T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,543.11 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $51,543.08 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, PAUL J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,543.04 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUGH, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $51,542.98 Date 08/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, BRANDON L Employer name City of Corning Amount $51,542.65 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, BARBARA L Employer name Quogue UFSD Amount $51,542.35 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System