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 LOTTERMOSER, JANET L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,493.60 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JESSICA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,493.50 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, RODNEY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,493.30 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, STACEY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,493.28 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, DUANE G Employer name Town of Edwards Amount $51,493.22 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, DENISE E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $51,493.03 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DELCINA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,492.51 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICANO, ROSEMARY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,492.46 Date 09/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWELL, LORI S Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,492.46 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, CARTER Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $51,492.36 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARD, LINDA L Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $51,492.32 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOURTH, MICHELE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,491.79 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-ANDUJAR, IRIS E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,491.40 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, SHERI J Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $51,491.33 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, LINCOLN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,490.91 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,490.36 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,490.35 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,489.47 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, NANCY Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,489.11 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DIANE MARIE Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $51,488.93 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, DANELLA C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,488.88 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA Y Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,488.82 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADFIELD, DORENE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,488.69 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZON, DEBORAH E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,488.39 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, DANIEL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,488.26 Date 02/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, SILVANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,487.74 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $51,487.70 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRUSO, SOPHIA M Employer name Town of Malta Amount $51,487.26 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $51,487.06 Date 11/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBAUGH, TINA Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,487.03 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHIRLEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,487.03 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELSOHN, STEVEN L Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $51,486.82 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, MARY SUSAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,486.72 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Cohocton Amount $51,486.70 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, KAREN A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $51,486.50 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANN MARIE L Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $51,486.44 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,486.37 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, JOSE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,486.15 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, LUZ D Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,486.13 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, LORNE T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $51,486.10 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, JEAN MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,485.98 Date 02/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PATRICK A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,485.91 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, CORINNE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,485.81 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, DEBRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,485.70 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, PHYLLIS M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $51,485.70 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROGALLO, JOHN S Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $51,484.99 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,484.94 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, LUIS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,484.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGILIO, PAULA S Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $51,484.75 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $51,484.72 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SUSETT D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,484.56 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVEN, STELLA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,484.46 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKINS, DENISE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,484.46 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, ROBERT C, SR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,484.34 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCK, BRENDAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,484.26 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $51,484.20 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELATO, KRISTIN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $51,484.16 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWENSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $51,484.09 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $51,483.51 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUNDEL, SUSAN M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $51,483.47 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, ROBERT F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,483.34 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ELIZABETH K Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,483.18 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAP, RYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,483.11 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,483.11 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JUAN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,482.44 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAVSKY, CORRINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $51,482.44 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, CECILIA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $51,482.24 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Peru Amount $51,482.11 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, PATRICK Employer name Albany County Amount $51,482.02 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $51,481.94 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,481.58 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEGLIO, DOREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,481.31 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIS, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,480.77 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDENBURG, RYAN S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,480.63 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUKALA, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,480.49 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, JOHN R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,480.22 Date 10/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KARL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,480.16 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYA, ONNA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,480.01 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ANNETTE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,479.95 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LADELL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,479.89 Date 12/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLOFF, DEBBRA A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,479.86 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, VINCENT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,479.68 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, SUSAN F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,479.57 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIKAKOS, PATRICIA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,479.54 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, SERENA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,479.28 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLO, DIANE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,479.23 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RICHARD A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $51,479.03 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN-WATTS, SHAKERA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,479.01 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, VINCENT P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,478.98 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, SUZANNE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,478.90 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, VIRGINIA C Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $51,478.84 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, GARY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,478.76 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHERT, MICHAEL G Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,478.42 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JAQUAN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,478.25 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, GARY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,478.09 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, MARGARET L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,478.04 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, JOLENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,477.97 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBLBOCK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,477.52 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFS, JESSICA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,477.37 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBORN, TRACY LYNN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,477.29 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System