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 SHANNON, MAUREEN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,411.10 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONI, RONALD B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,410.76 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUKITSCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,410.72 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTTI, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $51,410.61 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKEN, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,410.54 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, JOHN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,410.04 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, WILLIAM B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,409.96 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, FRANK Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,409.95 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERS, PETER C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,409.64 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINKRAUS, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,409.50 Date 09/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RONALD E Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $51,409.39 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISSI, ANTHONY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,409.35 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LINETTE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,409.34 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,409.23 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, REBECCA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,409.22 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CLEMENTE, JOSEPH P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $51,409.03 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $51,409.03 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, TERRI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,408.91 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, PHILLIP A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,408.72 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, GEOFF J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,408.64 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, BAI HUA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $51,408.55 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MELISSA C Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $51,408.42 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADISH, MARK F Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $51,408.39 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, NICKI Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $51,408.36 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, CHARLES F Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,408.27 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $51,408.16 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIK, DALE Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $51,408.09 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LEON A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $51,407.96 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $51,407.96 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,407.86 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLEMI, SARAH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,407.69 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICK, MARIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,407.68 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, HEATHER A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,407.67 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIERO, BART A Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $51,407.56 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAMOURS, STEPHAN P Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $51,407.28 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTI, DAWN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,407.21 Date 02/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAFFAELLO Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,407.02 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ARNETTA Y Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,407.00 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JOHN T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,406.70 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNINGER, PAUL F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,406.67 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR-DEVERE, JOAN M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $51,406.66 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KELLY M Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $51,406.26 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, BARBARA Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $51,406.25 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, REBECCA Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,405.94 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEIRDRE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,405.92 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, LORI M Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $51,405.80 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,405.61 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, ENID Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,405.54 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, DUAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,405.49 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANITA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,405.47 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECORA, ROBIN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,405.05 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,404.61 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ALLAN R Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $51,404.59 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, STEVEN D Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,404.49 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, GREGORY S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $51,404.27 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCHILO, ELLEN M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $51,404.27 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TAWANNA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,403.94 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,403.74 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,403.73 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EDWARD R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,403.73 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERDAY, GLENN S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,403.63 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $51,403.55 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DE JUN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,403.52 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, KENNA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $51,403.38 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, ANGELINA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,403.26 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULL, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,403.22 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITE, FRANK A, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,403.13 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, DARLENE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,402.78 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, ROBIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,402.77 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,402.77 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLEVOLD, ERIK D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,402.71 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA B Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,402.37 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,402.36 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MARK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,402.35 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $51,402.16 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, ERZSEBET S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,402.08 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABINOS, COLLEEN A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $51,401.92 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DELORES Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,401.72 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,401.67 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFELL, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,401.63 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LAYCI M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $51,401.45 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LYNNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,401.03 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERIN, ELISA C Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $51,400.99 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, TANYA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $51,400.56 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBERDA, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,399.95 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,399.72 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,399.71 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,399.68 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLSTER, JODY R Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $51,399.19 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHRIN, CHARLES T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,398.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABA, ABIY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,398.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JUSTINA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,398.94 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBEDE, MARTA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,398.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, SANDRA T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,398.81 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,398.75 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODALL, EMELINDA R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $51,398.74 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ROBERT L, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,398.68 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVETTA, CARMELINA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $51,398.66 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $51,398.63 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Arcade Amount $51,398.61 Date 02/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System