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 CADICHON, JEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,223.39 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, WILLIAM A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,223.34 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CRAIG S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,223.26 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVESTRE, LINDA M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $50,223.24 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GLORIA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,223.19 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JAMES E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,222.97 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, KATHRYN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,222.77 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, RENEE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,222.62 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MONACO, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,222.56 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, TARA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,222.42 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $50,222.36 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRES, KENNETH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,222.25 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, LINDA R Employer name Little Falls Housing Authority Amount $50,222.22 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, DARREN M Employer name Town of Salina Amount $50,222.10 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNGST, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,222.02 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, JUDITH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,221.72 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, MARY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,221.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLETT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,221.60 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,221.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JONATHAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, COLLEEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, CLAUDE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'OLIO, RAYMOND Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBEK, ANDREW M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEFF, JAMES J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-BEY, TAMEKA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,221.60 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARI, ELIZABETH Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $50,221.54 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KHANI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,221.40 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JULIUS T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,221.40 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TRICIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,221.18 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,221.05 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRY, MELISSA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $50,220.93 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSOP, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,220.84 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, GINA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,220.84 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, GWENDOLYN I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,220.11 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, DELMER D Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $50,220.07 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, CATHERINE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,219.94 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, ROBERT M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $50,219.72 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GREGGORY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,219.03 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,218.99 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JACK B, JR Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $50,218.85 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TANIA V Employer name Orange County Amount $50,218.67 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEK, WARREN J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,218.48 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, FRANK W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,218.08 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $50,217.97 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MINDY B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,217.96 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHRAN, VANESSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,217.70 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, DENISE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,217.39 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKISSOON, RIA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,217.10 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, FRANCINE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $50,216.81 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, KAREN A Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $50,216.26 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, COREY A Employer name Washington County Amount $50,216.23 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, STANLEY H Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,216.12 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, KENNETH E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,216.00 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESEN, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,215.84 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARMONTE, DENISE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,215.67 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, BRIAN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,215.47 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASISKO, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Owego Amount $50,215.45 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICO, ROBIN W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,215.40 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENCI, MARIA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,214.74 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ERICA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,214.44 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, LIZA C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,214.11 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, ELIZABETH E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,213.93 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MANUEL J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $50,213.83 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTIVE, JEROME A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,213.80 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, MARK W Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $50,213.74 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, EDDIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,213.71 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPEN, ROBERT M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $50,213.66 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JO ANNE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,213.51 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMA, GIOVANNI Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,213.36 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATRINA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,213.31 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGLE, MARY C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $50,213.28 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADELLO, MONIKA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,213.27 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERE, NANCY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,213.14 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRICH, GREGG M Employer name Town of Oakfield Amount $50,212.94 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, COURTNEY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,212.75 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GARY A Employer name Village of Lyndonville Amount $50,212.61 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,212.45 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNO, JOSEPH R, II Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $50,212.37 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LA DONNA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,212.31 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, HALLIE S Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,212.22 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, CHRISTIANE C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,212.22 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, DAVID C Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $50,212.14 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LOURDES M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,212.07 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, DANIEL M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,211.58 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDERAABDULLAH, MAHMOUD S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,211.46 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSTKOWSKI, CINDY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,211.23 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, AMY P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,211.20 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELEY, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,211.20 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTTRIM, CYNTHIA G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,211.20 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALO, MARY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,211.20 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,211.19 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DAVID B Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $50,210.98 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, CHRISTINE K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,210.78 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,210.59 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAREN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,210.59 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, JOHN J Employer name Education Department Amount $50,210.57 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JOHN J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,210.57 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,210.57 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, HUNTER F, IV Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $50,210.57 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System