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 AURELIO, KENNETH J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $66,512.36 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, MATTHEW W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,512.05 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVARA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,511.97 Date 10/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, MANUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,511.39 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, AUDELIZ Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $66,510.85 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEATTEY, RITA L Employer name Broome County Amount $66,510.72 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGAVERO, ANDREA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,510.49 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, SVETLANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,510.43 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CLAUDIA B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,510.19 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALLER, DAVID J H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,510.17 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTT, ERIN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,509.78 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, JOHN, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $66,509.62 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ABISMAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,508.66 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINMAN, ROBIN D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,508.38 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JARRETT Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $66,506.85 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMITRIOU, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,506.76 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,506.40 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, AMY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,506.00 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,506.00 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, WILLIAM Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $66,506.00 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $66,505.70 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, ALBERT J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $66,505.65 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, BARRY L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $66,505.41 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, PETER J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $66,505.18 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLIN, THOMAS R, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $66,504.90 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,504.21 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTINGER, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,504.08 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, JAMES E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,503.83 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHIN, SULUB M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,503.78 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, RICKEY L Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $66,503.66 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENHAS, ROSEMARY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,503.53 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWFIELD, RICHARD M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,503.30 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ERIC F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,503.30 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTABEL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,503.30 Date 11/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTI, JULIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,503.14 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREW, RAYMONE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,503.02 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHETTEPLACE, BRIAN D Employer name Afton CSD Amount $66,502.80 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, JOHN G Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $66,502.78 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDT, CHRISTINA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,502.58 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLLEBER, KARA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,502.34 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHARAWAT, HEERA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,502.20 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, BRIAN C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,501.90 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENING, SUSAN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,501.79 Date 08/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KRYSTAL L Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $66,501.76 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERSTEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,501.48 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUD, MIRIAM L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,501.41 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHERI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,501.41 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNACK, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,501.08 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $66,500.92 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMES, COURTNEY S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,500.86 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JIMMIE L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,500.16 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZ, AMY G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,500.01 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARMONTE, TRICIA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $66,499.94 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUSAN G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,499.92 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, TERRY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,499.70 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $66,499.60 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,499.56 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,499.49 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLMAN, DARLENE K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,499.25 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRACEY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,499.08 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, YADIRA L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $66,499.06 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, DALE W Employer name Wayne County Amount $66,498.30 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENSBURY, JEFFREY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $66,498.28 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, PATRICIA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,498.21 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,498.04 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, REBEKKAH S Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $66,497.65 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,497.49 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, FRANCE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,497.42 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, CHARLES M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,497.09 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLASENOR, ROMANA F Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $66,497.08 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, KISHA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,496.88 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,496.87 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, LOUISE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $66,496.67 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $66,496.61 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDROWSKI, MINDY L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,496.41 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEISON, DONALD J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,496.14 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, EDWARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,496.07 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $66,496.05 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, KENDALL T Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,495.78 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERNOWSKI, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,495.72 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, CLAY D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $66,495.54 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL K Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $66,495.23 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, EVAN J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $66,494.55 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,494.39 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMANCHE, KASSANDRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,494.35 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, TERI S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,494.24 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,494.14 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KURTIS L Employer name Albany County Amount $66,494.07 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLORS, AMY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,494.06 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, MERTON E, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,494.00 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,493.50 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, SCOTT D Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $66,493.48 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, ERIN L Employer name Albany County Amount $66,493.38 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,493.05 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLE, LYNN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,493.05 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TONI E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,493.05 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, DOLORES Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,493.05 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, CHAD P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $66,492.80 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSARO, GARY J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $66,492.28 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PHILLIP A Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,491.69 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System