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 WELCH, SHELDON L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,827.82 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZOLD, MARINA N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,827.71 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELINE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,827.69 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-HEYBOER, SHARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,827.67 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, RAYMOND A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $67,827.28 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NATALIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,827.04 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, MARIA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,826.98 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $67,826.94 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIFELLI, DEBORAH E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $67,826.84 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MANUELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,826.48 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, ANTHONY W Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,826.48 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MARITZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,826.48 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID BRUCE Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $67,825.92 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, BRIAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $67,825.41 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,825.36 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, VALERIE R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,825.35 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,824.88 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHNOWSKI, WAYNE B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,824.73 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRYAN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,824.64 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYNIEN, CARRIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,824.45 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLA, JEAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,824.28 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISO, LAWRENCE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,824.04 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, PAULINE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,823.37 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETSCHER, VIRGINIA L Employer name Katonah Village Library Amount $67,823.18 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RALPH S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,822.99 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFHAM, DENISE S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $67,822.32 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, DENNIS R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,822.05 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, TERRI L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $67,822.01 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $67,821.06 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, LEILA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,820.23 Date 05/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, ZACHARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,820.18 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, AMBER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $67,819.98 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KAREN R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $67,819.94 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MICHAEL Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $67,819.73 Date 06/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOZZETTO, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $67,819.29 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, KATHLEEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,819.09 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,818.83 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KERRY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,818.72 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $67,818.65 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNY, APRIL L, MRS Employer name Wyoming County Amount $67,818.61 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, REGINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,818.28 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, AMY E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $67,817.92 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOCZYCAS, JAMES H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,817.90 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,817.88 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,817.53 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, BRIAN T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,817.30 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ADRIENNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,817.26 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, RUSSELL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,817.23 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KRYSTAL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,816.54 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, ANN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,816.50 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSY, MORLY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,816.45 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, SUZANNE M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $67,816.04 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOLECA, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,815.95 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,815.81 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHRIN, JUDITH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,815.65 Date 09/09/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCARBEAU, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,815.00 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIERO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,814.75 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SEAN T Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $67,814.64 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, SEAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,814.56 Date 04/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, DAVID A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,814.54 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, SUSAN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,814.42 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,813.38 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JERRI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,813.36 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, DENISE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,813.23 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLENDER-ABITTAN, BARBARA Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $67,813.06 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, CHARLES R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,813.03 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, VERNON D Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $67,812.90 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISMAN, PAUL C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $67,812.88 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,812.24 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORDRUPEL, JUDITH M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $67,811.86 Date 10/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $67,811.78 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SPLINTER, JOHN C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,810.21 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, ROSLYN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,809.54 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEBERG, ADAM S Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,809.12 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-SIMMONS, JAYNETTE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,809.02 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,808.77 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPHINE I Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $67,808.25 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,808.14 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WILLIAM N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,807.85 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTABLE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Seneca County Amount $67,806.90 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BETSY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,806.87 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, LOIS VIRGINIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,806.82 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KAREN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,806.71 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $67,806.34 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, STEVEN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,806.22 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JACQUELINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $67,805.86 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, JESSICA F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,805.80 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASIO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,805.20 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DARCY L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $67,805.20 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JASON A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $67,805.07 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, PATRICK C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,805.06 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MEGHAN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $67,805.04 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, JESSE A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $67,805.02 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRIN L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,804.88 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANTHONY M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $67,804.15 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUKA, JANET A, MRS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,804.11 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFINGER, DONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,803.91 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHLKE, KALEB R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,803.72 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHAN, KAREN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,802.91 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, ELENA P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,802.88 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System