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 TOMEO, EILEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.18 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONTE, JAYNE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.17 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, NANCY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.17 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GENELLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.15 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKES, MICHELLE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.15 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREVA, VITA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.15 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.14 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.14 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, DEBRA J, MRS Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.14 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ANASTASIA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.13 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DAVID L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.13 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMENTIERO, BARBARA Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.12 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,341.11 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLI, LYNNE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,341.11 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WASNER J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,340.98 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, VALERIE S Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $46,340.60 Date 05/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA MONUR, JOSEPHINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,340.59 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEYFELD, ALEKSANDR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,340.58 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $46,340.52 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GWENDOLYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,340.39 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, RONALD D Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $46,340.27 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, BURTON W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,340.01 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARELLANO, ALEXA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,339.91 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, ORLEEN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,339.67 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSZYNSKI, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,339.48 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JACQUELINE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,339.44 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, BHAVANA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,339.44 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, JEAN A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $46,338.89 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, DONNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,338.89 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, DONALD H Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,338.77 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEREST, GENEVIEVE M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $46,338.29 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDON, MATTHEW F Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $46,338.24 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, RONALD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $46,337.99 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMANN, SARAH F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,337.78 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, CASSIUS L Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $46,337.56 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTLER, MATTHEW Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $46,337.49 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENDO-COMBS, LORI J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $46,337.23 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, EILEEN M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $46,337.11 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, ANNA M Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $46,336.98 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, MARJORIE S D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,336.92 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, PAUL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,336.88 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $46,336.87 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JAMES M Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,336.83 Date 06/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, REGINA L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $46,336.78 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERKENIDES, LYDIA A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $46,336.54 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WANDA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,336.26 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZALIA, CHAD M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $46,336.24 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, KARAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $46,335.92 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRES, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,335.84 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLADEK, JONATHAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,335.82 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Lisbon Amount $46,335.60 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DOROTHY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,335.27 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAWAY, DEAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,335.22 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TIKO Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,335.13 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,335.11 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARICO, NANCY A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $46,335.02 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $46,334.88 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLM, GLENN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,334.81 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRICO, DONALD G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,334.79 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, BETSY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,334.79 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, LIZYAMMA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,334.79 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LYNN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,334.73 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LINDA L Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $46,334.66 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, KIRSTEN E, MS Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $46,334.52 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JAMIE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,334.52 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILS, LAMONT W Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,334.45 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, PATRICIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,334.37 Date 11/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $46,334.27 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEGOL, KELLIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,334.26 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKINGTON, MICHAEL I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,334.16 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MONICA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $46,333.98 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTEL, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,333.89 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, BEVERLY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,333.82 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MICAH J Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,333.68 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFF, LINDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,333.44 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,333.18 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, JUDITH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,332.65 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DIANA M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $46,332.55 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BARBARA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,332.28 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MAIMUN N Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,332.11 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMITER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,332.10 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPER, CARNE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,331.82 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,331.72 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITFORT, KERLINE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,331.70 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, DAVID L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $46,331.60 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $46,331.39 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, NINA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,331.19 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JUSTIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,330.99 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, MARCIA Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $46,330.90 Date 08/01/1958 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, ROBERT N, JR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,330.58 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CAROL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $46,330.29 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZYK, ANDREW C Employer name Erie County Amount $46,330.23 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, HARIX D Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $46,329.76 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAVID J Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $46,329.75 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEL, KARL Employer name Greene County Amount $46,329.60 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGRZYN, GENE R Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $46,329.51 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZANO, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,329.48 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LORI J Employer name Albany County Amount $46,329.30 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWARTH, RYAN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,329.27 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALL, MARIAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,328.99 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System