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 MARKOWITZ, GUERLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,235.94 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,235.89 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLILLO, SUZAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, JESSICA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, ALFRED Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARVIN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANDRO, JOANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,235.88 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,235.85 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,235.85 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCY, JEZY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,235.73 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,235.37 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, PATRICK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,234.81 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Pike Amount $50,234.74 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,234.59 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTICO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,234.47 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSTEIN, BRAD A Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $50,234.42 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANAS, LOUIS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,234.33 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILLARI, TROY P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,234.29 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MADELINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,234.28 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHORN, JEFFREY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,234.22 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, BARBARA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $50,233.94 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACKIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,233.81 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, REBECCA M Employer name Broome County Amount $50,233.76 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMANN, CAROL E Employer name Greene County Amount $50,233.76 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,233.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NEIL S O Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $50,233.48 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, KENDRA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,233.31 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,232.95 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Springville Amount $50,232.87 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, MARIA T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,232.80 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRANDT, JAMES D Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $50,232.45 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,232.43 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUESADA, YULAY P Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,232.43 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, RAY W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,232.43 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KAREN A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $50,232.38 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ALAN T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,232.24 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCOS, ALLISON L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,232.02 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA-SEBZDA, CARMEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,231.97 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,231.96 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SAMUEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,231.86 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, SCOTT M Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,231.84 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, WILLIAM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,231.82 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, CAROL A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,231.81 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, ROGER W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,231.24 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, FRANCES G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,231.20 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, GARY M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $50,230.84 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY C Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $50,230.76 Date 04/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VALLEY, FRED B, JR Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $50,230.61 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,230.57 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBUTT, ANGELINA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $50,230.46 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BARBARA A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $50,230.40 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, DANIEL E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,230.32 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRITTANY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,230.30 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISA, MARIANA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,230.19 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, STACEY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,229.94 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, YVETTE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,229.90 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUSCHLER, CARL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,229.86 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN H, III Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,229.74 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECERE-EDWIN, TERESA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,229.65 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMANDI, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,229.58 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, VERNON ALBERGA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,229.25 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELAVA, MARINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,229.24 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,228.92 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSTROM, KAREN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,228.84 Date 08/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, GABRIELLE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $50,228.69 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, ERIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,228.67 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, JULIO Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,228.58 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCER, AUSTIN M Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $50,228.47 Date 10/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBASEKI, OSADEBAMWEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,228.42 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $50,228.41 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIA, LUCA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,228.08 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,227.55 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHMANN, MATTHEW M Employer name Albany County Amount $50,227.37 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKING, KERRIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,227.10 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTAINO, KATHERINE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,227.10 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,226.96 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, APRIL D Employer name Greene County Amount $50,226.81 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESE, CHRISTINE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,226.75 Date 10/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, REGINA G Employer name Highland CSD Amount $50,226.73 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, RICHARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,226.63 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, DENISE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,226.50 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TILDEN D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,226.45 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, BRYAN K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,226.29 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BETSY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,226.24 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RENE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,226.12 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAGRA, DIEDRE Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,226.05 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, DOMINICK G Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,226.03 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUSCH, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,225.71 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, STEPHEN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,225.71 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBILARO, LUCILLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,225.69 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MICHAEL A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $50,225.26 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LORI J Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $50,225.09 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ROCIO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,224.46 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAQUITARA, ANTHONY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,224.39 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KYLE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,224.01 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORE, ELLEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,224.01 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROLYS, MARIE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $50,223.45 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LAUREL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,223.40 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System