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 ROY, CINDY L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $48,504.60 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANTOINETTE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $48,504.54 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMASSA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $48,504.51 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ERIC L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,504.29 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,504.19 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $48,504.12 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, MARINA, MRS Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,504.08 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,503.99 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHILL, DEELETA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,503.87 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, LORISSA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $48,503.65 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, NIGEL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $48,503.64 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISCH, HEATHER E Employer name Albany County Amount $48,503.55 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ROBERT S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,503.35 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $48,503.13 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHOON, ELIZABETH A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,503.10 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $48,503.08 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCUP, JOHN C Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $48,502.71 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JAY M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $48,502.37 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZITOLA, BARBARA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,502.35 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMPAHAN, MARIA TERESA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,502.05 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TONI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,501.86 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTLER, KEVIN G Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $48,501.60 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, STANLEY E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,501.46 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $48,501.20 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ABEL R Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $48,500.97 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SEAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,500.91 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, PETER H Employer name Erie County Amount $48,500.75 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, COLLEEN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,500.49 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, DAVID W Employer name Town of Caneadea Amount $48,500.38 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GREGORY D Employer name Erie County Amount $48,500.36 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTBERGER, KATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $48,500.36 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTZOURATOS, ROBERT M Employer name Delaware County Amount $48,500.29 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITO, KAREN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $48,500.01 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Fine Amount $48,500.00 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENTI, JEFFREY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,499.92 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,499.83 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHIS, FRITZ V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,499.79 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, SAMUEL M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $48,499.62 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, HEATHER G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,499.60 Date 08/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENER, TERI L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,499.51 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RICHARD L Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,499.22 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTE, MIKE T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $48,499.03 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMER, EDWARD T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,498.98 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, DAWN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,498.95 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CAMILLE A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $48,498.93 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABE, GERALDINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,498.93 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $48,498.76 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TINA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,498.74 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,498.55 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONZI, KARIN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,498.52 Date 06/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MELISSA G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $48,498.40 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, BRENDAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,498.23 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MELINDA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,498.00 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, JASON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,497.98 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, EMMA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,497.94 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DIANE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,497.89 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOHN A Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $48,497.57 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, MICHAEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,497.46 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIXON, TOD A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $48,497.37 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, TRAVIS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $48,497.17 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,496.93 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,496.84 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICOO, LOURDES Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,496.74 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, JOANNA V Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $48,496.49 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETHALS, SUE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $48,496.43 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, RUFUS D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $48,496.42 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, JAMES B Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $48,496.02 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERSCHAFER, JAMIE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,495.99 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTINA, MRS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,495.77 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $48,495.42 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $48,495.37 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, BENEDICT R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $48,495.36 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,494.83 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNS, LINDA C Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,494.65 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHI, ALICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,494.60 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SCOTT M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $48,494.49 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RICARDO C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,494.48 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIN, AMY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,494.42 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,494.39 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, ANNA MARIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,494.22 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALE, EDWINA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,493.98 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MELANIE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.90 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, KELLY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.89 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHRICH, SHARON L Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.88 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMO, TERESA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $48,493.88 Date 07/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $48,493.88 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, EUNICE Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.87 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, TERESA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.85 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAY, MELISSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.85 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, MATHEW Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.85 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVINO, RAFFAELLA Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.84 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCARINO, JOSEPH Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.84 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, ALESSANDRA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.83 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSS, SHARON Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,493.80 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,493.36 Date 11/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREARD, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $48,493.36 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTHMAN, JEROMY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,492.58 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWER, STEPHAN L Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,492.42 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, JOSEPH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,492.24 Date 07/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,492.15 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System