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 FLANAGAN, SUSAN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,927.98 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, BRENDA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,927.91 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,927.59 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DEBBIE S Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $69,926.69 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, PATRICK J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,926.37 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBEE, DAVID A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $69,926.26 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, MICHAEL P Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $69,926.08 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, LAURA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,926.00 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAR, JAMES F, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,925.60 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUIAM, JOSEPH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,925.25 Date 02/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,925.21 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEOR, LORI S Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $69,925.19 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFORIO, LOUIS V Employer name Town of Union Amount $69,924.49 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAELE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,924.42 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $69,924.31 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROBERT W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,924.08 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, ADRIAN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,924.05 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISTOWSKI, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,924.00 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUILLON, ALAIN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,923.91 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, MARK J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $69,923.69 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITHER, MICHELE D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,923.40 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, CHAD B Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,923.30 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,923.29 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERENDEEN, CORY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,923.20 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $69,923.18 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $69,922.81 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGI, ANNA M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $69,922.81 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, DAVID I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,922.44 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIE, EUGENE W Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,922.36 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, FLOYD E, JR Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $69,922.26 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,922.14 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, TREVOR C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,921.49 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINO, ELIANETH Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $69,921.11 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, DARLENE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $69,920.86 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBE, BRANDON P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $69,920.54 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETLEFSEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $69,920.51 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTI, KENNETH D Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,920.47 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, CAROL ANNE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $69,919.98 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, CAROLYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,919.98 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERT, SANDRA N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,919.72 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, DANA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,919.59 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $69,919.40 Date 12/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID B Employer name Wayne Co Ind Dev Agency Amount $69,918.96 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISE, KELLY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,918.92 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERLANDI, MARIA T Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $69,918.88 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GLENN D, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,918.69 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, ROBERT L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,918.68 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, CHAD B Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $69,918.62 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DOUGLAS S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,918.31 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTALIS, JUDITH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,918.31 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEAR, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $69,918.22 Date 10/11/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, BARBARA A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,917.91 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DONALD S Employer name Steuben County Amount $69,917.61 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANJO, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,917.52 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINATI, DOMINIC M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,917.51 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHEILA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,917.50 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $69,917.28 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BRIAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,917.14 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPPENBERGER, RACHEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,917.01 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, DAVID M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $69,916.96 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANE, PHIL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,916.70 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEO, PAUL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,916.38 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, GERRY L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $69,915.68 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASTER, STEPHEN P Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $69,915.46 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DIVITT, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Corning Amount $69,915.30 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHARLENE A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $69,915.25 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWART, NANCY E Employer name Allegany County Amount $69,914.96 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, CATHLEEN MONTGOMERY Employer name Wyoming County Amount $69,914.84 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,914.47 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUETTA Q Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,914.44 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,914.00 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN, JAMES P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,913.99 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, GARY E Employer name Town of Kent Amount $69,913.72 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, TERESA A Employer name Village of Greene Amount $69,913.66 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYCHNER, JASON S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,913.37 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, KENNETH P Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $69,912.90 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, MARY S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,912.81 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, RENEE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,912.77 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $69,912.67 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYEN, CRAIG F, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,912.35 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAHN, AMANDA S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,912.29 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, PASCUAL Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,911.85 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOLO, JOHN H Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,911.81 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, RICHARD G Employer name Clinton County Amount $69,911.77 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JUANITA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,911.77 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LEAH M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $69,911.61 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LYNN M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $69,911.39 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KIRSTEN A Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $69,911.27 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCENZI, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $69,911.16 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, JARED M Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $69,910.58 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, ERIN M E Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $69,910.26 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, RONALD B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,910.22 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, BARRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,909.76 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,909.75 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZONE, DORIAN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,909.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEVEN G Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $69,908.81 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, RAYMOND S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $69,908.70 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,908.62 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, GAVIN J Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $69,908.16 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYBERT, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $69,908.12 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System