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 MEINDL, SHARON K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,196.35 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,196.26 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORREGO, CARLOS A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,196.23 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PRISCELA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,195.88 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, SHERLEEN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $50,195.76 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, JUDY A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $50,195.76 Date 08/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABRIER, CANDIDA Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $50,195.71 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,195.64 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH B Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $50,195.16 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, TODD J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,195.15 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, FREDERICK A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,195.11 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, JOANNE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,194.88 Date 02/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NOEMI Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,194.36 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAWN C Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,194.32 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, ANNALEE C R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,194.24 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHRISTINA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,194.16 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKIEWICZ, JANET M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,194.01 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, JOSEPH S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,193.92 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, SALUSTINO Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,193.83 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOELLE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $50,193.81 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, PHILIP W Employer name Village of Chatham Amount $50,193.75 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DARRYL A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,193.63 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, NICHOLAS A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,193.52 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA-VARGAS, MIGUEL A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $50,193.47 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, BRIAN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,193.43 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, SUSAN B Employer name Akron CSD Amount $50,193.32 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, PRISCELLA L Employer name Education Department Amount $50,193.11 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,192.52 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIBOURG, DAVID H Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,192.40 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, BRIAN W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $50,192.34 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINELL, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $50,192.34 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,192.33 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, DAVID L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,192.12 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TODD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,192.12 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENCH, MINDY M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $50,192.02 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, SARAH J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,191.91 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JEFFREY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,191.71 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,191.44 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURY, DAVID M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,191.26 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOREAULT, BILLY E Employer name Village of Pulaski Amount $50,191.25 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEBRA L Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $50,191.04 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, TRACY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,190.54 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, PHYLLIS Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $50,190.44 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNEY, ELAN Employer name Washington County Amount $50,189.95 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, THOMAS N Employer name Washington County Amount $50,189.95 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, SCOTT W Employer name Washington County Amount $50,189.95 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, MARTIN J Employer name Washington County Amount $50,189.95 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANASIEWICZ, JOANNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,189.86 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, EDWARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,189.65 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICARE, STEFANIE O Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,189.47 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMIE, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Town of Providence Amount $50,189.35 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHARLIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,189.30 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JEANENE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,188.98 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANGELA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,188.65 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KRISTINE A Employer name Essex County Amount $50,188.60 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY JO Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,188.46 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDO, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Amount $50,188.39 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $50,188.33 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ALISON J Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $50,188.24 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPPOLO, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,188.23 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, PATRICE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,187.98 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,187.97 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,187.82 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ERIC D Employer name Warren County Amount $50,187.56 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,187.54 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ARTHUR P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,187.39 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGATO, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,187.38 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASLEY, DOROTHY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,186.60 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SEAN A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,186.53 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LOUISE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,186.27 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,186.04 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, ROBERT, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,186.03 Date 12/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JODY R Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $50,186.02 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARY L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,185.91 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRANE, JOSEPH E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,185.87 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO-SEGARRA, BRANDON D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $50,185.52 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, JULIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,185.46 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, TODD C Employer name Erie County Amount $50,185.39 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, ANA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,185.38 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNINOTO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,185.16 Date 08/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, TRACY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,184.95 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,184.55 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,184.33 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDARELLI, MARGARET Employer name City of White Plains Amount $50,184.03 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCZKOWSKI, ELSIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,183.98 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ERIK Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,183.85 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, MARY M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $50,183.61 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOUGH, PAUL W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,183.50 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAMARTER, HARRY W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,183.43 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALITSCH, EDWARD H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,183.38 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, ANTHONY Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $50,183.11 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,182.97 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, MARISA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,182.96 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNEAU, JASON E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,182.87 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, JOHN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,182.82 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, MONIKA K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,182.80 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MELANIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,182.68 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMASSIMA, EMILY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,182.62 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $50,182.59 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL P Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,181.82 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System