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 LUCAS, MOLLIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,628.82 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,628.68 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $65,628.66 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ANDREW J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,628.64 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, FILLMORE B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,628.54 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JEREMY A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $65,628.37 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLIN, NEDJMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,628.03 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JASON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,627.96 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHEY, HILARY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,627.74 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, OWEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,627.58 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, DANIEL P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,627.53 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEYAK, BENITA F Employer name Tarrytown Mun Housing Auth Amount $65,627.52 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORCZAK, PHILIP R Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $65,627.51 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLIERI, LILIANA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $65,627.48 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICOLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELLI, CLAIRE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPISSO, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAHILL, SARAH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,627.30 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLO, PETER R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,627.20 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, JOSHUA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $65,626.99 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JUNIUS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,626.88 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLETT, DANIEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,626.83 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARCA, EVA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $65,626.80 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $65,626.74 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, JACK A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,626.67 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, RONALD D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $65,625.92 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $65,625.83 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JAMES R Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $65,625.62 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLOW, LINDA P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $65,625.62 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, PATRICIA H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,625.56 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, PAUL T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,625.33 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, BARBARA F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,625.33 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LINDA T Employer name Town of Gates Amount $65,624.84 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEL, ROSEMARIE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $65,624.75 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISKO, JODY L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $65,624.58 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ANTWERP, JOLENE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,624.29 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,624.26 Date 11/03/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CALVIN N Employer name Steuben County Amount $65,624.24 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MAEGHAN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,624.17 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DUANE W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,624.04 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERIA, JOHN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,623.95 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWENSKI, PAUL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,623.92 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, DARRELL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,623.42 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JENNIFER R Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $65,623.26 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,623.13 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKERES, DAVID A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $65,623.12 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELILLI, NANCY A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $65,623.08 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOUR, DANIEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $65,622.98 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, RACHEL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,622.92 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, DEBRA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,622.43 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECKO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,622.15 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,622.02 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $65,621.88 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEVIN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $65,621.87 Date 02/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIEJEWSKI, LAUREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,621.80 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANIA, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $65,621.76 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, CAROL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,621.67 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDS, WARD Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $65,621.49 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,621.31 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, LAWRENCE P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,621.01 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, THOMAS J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,620.85 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,620.84 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AISHA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,620.74 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $65,620.61 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CARL K Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,619.91 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $65,619.80 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, DAVID J Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $65,619.40 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CAROL A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $65,618.77 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NATHAN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,618.72 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $65,618.70 Date 05/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, NOEL E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,618.66 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, TERRANCE J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,618.45 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN R Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $65,618.20 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZOLF, JERRY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,618.20 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MARYGRACE Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,618.10 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, ERIC J Employer name Department of State Amount $65,618.05 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LEON J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,617.97 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRO, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,617.69 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,617.18 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLHART, MARK A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,617.00 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,616.64 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, JOHN A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,616.60 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, PHILIP M Employer name Albany County Amount $65,616.43 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, NICHOLAS R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,616.04 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGST, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,615.84 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PUCCIO, GREGORY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,615.48 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRIAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,615.37 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, FRANCES E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,615.35 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDA, LUANN F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $65,615.24 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DAVID C Employer name Town of Milton Amount $65,615.13 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, KEITH C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,615.06 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JASON J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,614.65 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, MATTHEW H Employer name Fulton County Amount $65,614.10 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BARBARA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,614.05 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOL, THOMAS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,613.55 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PATRICIA C Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $65,613.49 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVITTI, WILLIAM R Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,613.04 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANEGA, BRENT R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $65,612.77 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System