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 SMUTZ, TRAVIS M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,569.21 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SCOTT G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $71,568.61 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, PATRICIA H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,568.35 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, SONJA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,568.09 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOH, BARBARA O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,567.97 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINNETTE, KADIJAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,567.82 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $71,567.72 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHAY, POLLY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,567.63 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNIE, BRUCE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,567.55 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, GUY, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,567.38 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,567.09 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $71,566.99 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, ERIC L Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $71,566.86 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETUK, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,566.85 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MARK R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,566.49 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEN, DANIEL B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,566.20 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LOUISE M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $71,566.14 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $71,565.40 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MEGHAN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,564.99 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, LISA L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $71,564.69 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, LORI A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTI, FRANK W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, ANDREW R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLA, BONITA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMERHODZIC, HALIM, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZYNA, DANIEL V Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,564.55 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSALLEY, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,564.14 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDLER, PAUL H Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $71,564.08 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, BRAULIO E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,564.02 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,563.85 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIGLAND, GUNNAR K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,563.72 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $71,563.20 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLOW, BETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,562.69 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, LISA MARIE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,562.59 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERECKA, ANDREW C Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $71,562.12 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWITT, TANYA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,561.94 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $71,561.49 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, DAVID C Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $71,561.34 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, WILLIAM L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $71,561.05 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, ANN E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $71,560.86 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PETER G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $71,560.84 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIPOVITCH, KARA N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,560.50 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, ANNE C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $71,560.06 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRENZO, MARY BETH Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $71,560.06 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, THOMAS F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,559.84 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEN, KATHLEEN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,559.69 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLICHER, SHERI A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,559.62 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAND, NANCY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,559.29 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,558.25 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGLE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Hamilton Co Soil,Water Con Dis Amount $71,557.92 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLORIO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,557.73 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $71,557.10 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHERRY Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $71,557.00 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISS, MELINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,556.99 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, EDWARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,556.59 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANSKI, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,556.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $71,556.25 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARK P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,556.22 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUST, BRYAN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $71,556.18 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ISAAC Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,555.86 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, REBECCA F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,555.63 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, THOMAS P, III Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,555.50 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARKE W Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $71,555.42 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKOWIAK, DEAN J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $71,555.26 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANITA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,554.45 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDEMER, RONALD M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $71,554.41 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTTIG, KARIN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,554.34 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,554.04 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,553.92 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, GEORGE H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,553.74 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RONALD A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $71,553.69 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESHADRI, LAKSHMI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,553.41 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DIRK K Employer name City of Geneva Amount $71,553.27 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACIN, BARBARA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,552.85 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELAND, HILLARY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,552.78 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, DALE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,552.37 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, TRICIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,551.52 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,550.92 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINDFLEISCH, PATRICK M Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,550.25 Date 03/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, EDWARD F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,550.00 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, PARK, IV Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,549.99 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, JOSEPH V Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,549.92 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STACEY J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,549.50 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SHARON H Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,549.41 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JOHNNY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,549.14 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS V Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $71,549.06 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,548.93 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENBOW, JOHN L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,548.83 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, DONNA R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,548.80 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,548.52 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,547.73 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLAKHAN, STEVE Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,546.55 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, FRANK V Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $71,546.40 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPLES, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,546.12 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSK, JILL M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,545.89 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODENBACH, JOONY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,545.76 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $71,545.25 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $71,544.31 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System