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 SEYNOU, MADJALIA Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $51,507.67 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANTONIA N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,507.38 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWASZ, LISA M Employer name Perry CSD Amount $51,507.23 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANNON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,507.22 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GATTUTA-BOYCE, CAROLE L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $51,507.04 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, GERALD M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,506.87 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGO L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,506.77 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCKELLO, AMANDA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,506.56 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, SALVATORE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,506.48 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $51,506.07 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAW, KENNETH D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,505.97 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,505.71 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERTA P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,505.66 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZARI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,505.64 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SONIA, MS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,505.46 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GAVESTON D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $51,505.44 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JO ANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,505.30 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JONATHAN L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $51,505.19 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGAUX, JANET C Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,505.18 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $51,505.08 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, KEITH P, II Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $51,504.85 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHARI, ESTRELLA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,504.83 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERT, JON E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,504.69 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MELISSA S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $51,504.66 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KYWHAN D Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $51,504.62 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARY CAROL Employer name Bryant Library Amount $51,504.46 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, LAWRENCE Employer name Erie County Amount $51,504.04 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOMQUIST, ALAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,503.75 Date 05/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,503.69 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $51,503.65 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARGARET Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $51,503.48 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DIANA E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,503.45 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBALCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,503.39 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GINA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,503.38 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LESLIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,502.99 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, SHARON L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,502.78 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELAINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,502.78 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REX-MC KINNEY, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $51,502.78 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, DEANNA J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $51,502.78 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOURDON, MARIANNE A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,502.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,502.63 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TRAVIS H Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $51,502.60 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMIC, LORRAINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,502.48 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWICZ, JASON F Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $51,501.89 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTAY, SUSAN K Employer name Orleans County Amount $51,501.80 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, ANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,501.56 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMICK, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,501.17 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTENSCHON, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,501.02 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMOSAPLANTY, JOANNE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,500.97 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGDALEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $51,500.62 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROECKER, KAREN A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $51,500.56 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, LORETTA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,500.54 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, SUSAN M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $51,500.04 Date 01/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLO, ASHLEY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,500.02 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENCY, KEVIN W Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $51,500.02 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $51,500.02 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALEC D Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $51,500.02 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VERONICA Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $51,500.02 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, SAMUEL R, JR Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $51,500.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, ROSANA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,499.86 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, MARISA V Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,499.64 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $51,499.63 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,499.51 Date 11/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MATTHEW P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $51,499.50 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRANDON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,499.50 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSKAS, VICTORIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,499.50 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JEREMY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,499.15 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, MARCUS A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $51,499.08 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, MELISSA R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,498.89 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, JAMI R Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $51,498.76 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, MARK P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,498.70 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, WILLIAM F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,498.45 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY J Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $51,498.19 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLTIN, DORIS Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $51,497.88 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIO C Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,497.76 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, WALTER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,497.61 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,497.28 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $51,497.26 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHERINE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,497.16 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEA, LISA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,497.07 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIDEL, DEBRA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,497.04 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, JAYSHREE P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,497.04 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, CARLA M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $51,496.95 Date 09/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLD, JAMES A, JR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $51,496.90 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, LESLIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,496.71 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, MARGUERITE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,496.62 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHET, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $51,496.60 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, NICOLE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,496.33 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THULL, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Malta Amount $51,496.32 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, ROBERT F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,496.27 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINO, RYAN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,496.08 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHENAUR, MARGARET M Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $51,495.75 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, ALEXANDER Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $51,495.17 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $51,494.99 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DEREK A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,494.93 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, RAYMOND T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,494.72 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DUSTIN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,494.71 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, MARCIA S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $51,494.31 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CATHERINE Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,494.18 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EDWARD C Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,493.63 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System