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 WATERHOUSE, TERI-LYN Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,251.44 Date 08/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDGOOD, BELLE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,251.44 Date 01/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, CELESTE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,251.44 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KAREN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,251.22 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, JULIE A Employer name Town of Green Island Amount $50,251.22 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALONE, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,251.19 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMYER, GERALD E Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,251.09 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, CASEY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,250.60 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLE, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $50,250.52 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LOU A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,250.48 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $50,249.94 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, AARON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,249.92 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,249.58 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LYNDSAY L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $50,249.51 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, STEVEN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,249.23 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, SANDRA L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,249.23 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCO, JORGE A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $50,248.95 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKLE, VICKY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,248.76 Date 08/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, LISA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,248.55 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,248.50 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,248.32 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CYNTHIA K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,248.29 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZZIMO, JACQUELINE A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $50,247.88 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, DIGNA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,247.62 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DENNIS J Employer name Orange County Amount $50,247.53 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMER, LARRY J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,247.28 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAD, TIMOTHY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,247.28 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, JUDAH P, III Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,247.28 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, TERESA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $50,247.26 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SEAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,247.01 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, RORY P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $50,246.89 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEINS-TRAVIS, SHERRY Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,246.69 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABE, ELISE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,246.51 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JUAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,246.44 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, JOHN K Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,246.32 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCUZZO, LYNN L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $50,246.18 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBAGIO, JACQUELINE G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,246.12 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADINHA, JORGE V Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $50,246.01 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JEFFERY N Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,245.40 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIECKI, SUSAN T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,244.80 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ERICKA N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,244.04 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,243.83 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG-LI, SHIRLEY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,243.79 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,243.73 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, GEORGE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,243.63 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, STEVEN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,243.53 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,243.50 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, GARY R Employer name Town of Bainbridge Amount $50,243.30 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JAMES M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $50,243.27 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DIANA J Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $50,242.95 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TAMMY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,242.81 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MICHAEL A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $50,242.77 Date 11/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLANSKI, JAY C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,242.63 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, MD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,242.59 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULISCHECK, JOHN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,242.55 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHOUDT, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $50,242.38 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKUREN, ZADOCK P, JR Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $50,242.20 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, WILLIAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,242.12 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIA, GAYLOR J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,242.05 Date 09/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EUGENE M Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $50,241.70 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBIG, JODI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,241.30 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JO ANN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,241.13 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDIN, DARRYL R Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,240.92 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURGARICH, TRACY L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $50,240.78 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, DAVID L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $50,240.52 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ELIZABETH K Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $50,240.46 Date 08/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALE, MARK P Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $50,240.21 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,240.20 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, NANCY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,240.06 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARVIS, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $50,239.97 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSIGLIA, JUANITA Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,239.86 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ESTELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,239.86 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,239.86 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIG, TRACEY ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,239.86 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS-JEFFREY, DENISE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,239.86 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, BRUCE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,239.86 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GLENN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,239.86 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLOUGHY, MATTHEW Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,239.74 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $50,239.59 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Education Department Amount $50,239.46 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENS, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $50,239.17 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE-RODRIGUEZ, NINA, MRS Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $50,239.16 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, STEVEN J Employer name Orange County Amount $50,239.08 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, RAYMOND C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,238.70 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,238.69 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, DEBRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,238.55 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIM E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,238.53 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, JERELYN F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,238.34 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, JOSEPH T Employer name Greene County Amount $50,237.94 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLI, DARYL J Employer name Orange County Amount $50,237.91 Date 01/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN J Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $50,237.64 Date 01/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMI E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,237.15 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLERI, ANGELO J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,236.74 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, SEAN P Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $50,236.64 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DEBORAH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,236.48 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,236.41 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHOR, ANTHONY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,236.39 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDROPULOS, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,236.21 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROSEMARIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,236.00 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VORCHIK, TODD P Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $50,235.94 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System