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 ORTIZ, WANDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKA, GAIL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCONICH, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHS, CARMELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIORGIO, JO ANN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHOPAR, PATRICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIZOL, MARYANNE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNI, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ELIZABETH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, JENNIFER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,488.20 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLES, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Ancram Amount $42,488.14 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DOMINICK F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,488.00 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, MICHELLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,487.72 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $42,487.60 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, JON N Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $42,487.58 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES P Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,487.56 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZNSKI, JEAN M Employer name Albion CSD Amount $42,487.49 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, CHERYL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,487.30 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUSTIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,487.30 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMAN, MUHAMMAD S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,487.24 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, ASHLEY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,487.20 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTH, MELANIE M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $42,487.14 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KIM R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,486.96 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANAND, DAVANGERE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,486.56 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BARNETT S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,486.56 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, MARY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,486.51 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, STEPHEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,486.30 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLER, RICHARD G Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $42,486.23 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, ROSEMARIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,486.15 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RENEE Y Employer name Greene County Amount $42,485.61 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Greene County Amount $42,485.54 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, KAREN M Employer name Greene County Amount $42,485.53 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BENJAMIN D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,485.45 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN H, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,485.43 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,485.04 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SEAN F Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $42,484.57 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, LUCINDA F Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $42,484.56 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKAVICH, COLBY L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $42,484.56 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADLEY, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Amount $42,484.38 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KUSSICK, RICKY J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $42,484.36 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, ANGELINA Employer name Broome County Amount $42,484.02 Date 06/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, TRACY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,483.70 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENGE, STEPHEN M Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,483.64 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, JESSICA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $42,483.63 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,483.59 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, RICHARD, JR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $42,483.54 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ANTHONY D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,483.40 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, TAMMY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,482.88 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAST, CHARITY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,482.84 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACZ, MARIUSZ T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $42,482.35 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, JEANETTE E Employer name Albany County Amount $42,482.05 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, DENISE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,481.92 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, DINORAH C Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $42,481.68 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMON, DERICK D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,481.56 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDAS, MARIA B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,481.50 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WENDY F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,481.33 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, TERESA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,481.05 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRUSEK, DAWN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,480.86 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNNE G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $42,480.82 Date 08/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINI, JOANNE M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $42,480.64 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIS, STAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,480.62 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $42,480.60 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIAS, LOIS A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $42,480.56 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, NANCY Employer name Orange County Amount $42,480.51 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,480.37 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, WILLOW F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $42,479.92 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,479.91 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSICA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,479.74 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,479.73 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, WANDA V Employer name Orange County Amount $42,479.44 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, MICHAEL Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $42,479.33 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETECCA, ANN MARIE N Employer name Town of Islip Amount $42,479.32 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LAURIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,479.29 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGARANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,479.24 Date 07/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKES-DAMICO, STEPHANIE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $42,478.97 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KEITH A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,478.80 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTICREW, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $42,478.75 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, DOROTHY M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $42,478.69 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, SHIRLEY V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,478.36 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BENJAMIN R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,478.34 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, RENIKA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,478.14 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOURDIFFE, LARRY M Employer name Washington County Amount $42,477.85 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORKGREN, SARA I Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $42,477.75 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELZ, EVELYN H, MRS Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $42,477.75 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, THOMAS J Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $42,477.41 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, NANCY J Employer name Orange County Amount $42,477.37 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, DAVID M Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $42,477.07 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, TORRENCE D Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,476.88 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEFFREY D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $42,476.76 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECENGOST, TERRY W Employer name Village of Celoron Amount $42,476.68 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DEL Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,476.52 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TONIANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,476.44 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MATTHEW R Employer name Indian Lake CSD Amount $42,476.41 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICANO, KEVIN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,476.15 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MELVIN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,476.06 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWAY, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,475.83 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSIE, KYLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,475.69 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZYCKI, JOSEPH T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,475.51 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, THOMAS Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $42,475.37 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System