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 GARVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,540.17 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNCH, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,540.13 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, TERESA A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,540.12 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOIN, WILLIAM T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $65,539.66 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMIRE, SCOTT E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,539.61 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, RYAN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,539.48 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOP, AMANDA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,539.20 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEGAS, EDWIN F Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $65,539.04 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTISANO, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,538.55 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $65,538.46 Date 02/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUS, JOANNA B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $65,537.89 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PATRICK L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $65,537.76 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ARTHUR S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,537.60 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, BERNARD D, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,537.08 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,535.35 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, WILFORD A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $65,535.13 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCAT, JOSE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,534.40 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTER, MARK Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,534.16 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, LISA H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,533.77 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN H Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,533.76 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, VERLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,533.63 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, DAVID W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,533.50 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PLATO, LOUIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,533.21 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SHARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $65,533.18 Date 04/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALICIA Employer name Erie County Amount $65,532.74 Date 08/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFIT, ERIC L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,531.89 Date 12/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,531.53 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENFELD, KENNETH S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,531.43 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JENNIFER Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,531.35 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MELISSA S Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $65,531.14 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, MARY C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $65,530.50 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BRIAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,530.47 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, RICHARD Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $65,530.23 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GINA T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,530.05 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,530.05 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, SEAMUS M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,530.05 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULKOWSKY, JAMES L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,530.05 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, DAVID C Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,529.93 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ANDRES Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,529.60 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,529.53 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $65,529.42 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, JASON D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $65,529.27 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,529.27 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ERIN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,529.23 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAIVE, STEVEN F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $65,529.07 Date 06/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM P Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,528.82 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WAYNE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,528.74 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ROBERT Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,528.61 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, AARON A Employer name City of Rome Amount $65,528.57 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, BETTY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,528.16 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, HOWARD A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,528.11 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCILWAIN, STEVEN O Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $65,527.99 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, GERALD C Employer name Albany County Amount $65,527.77 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEH, JAMES R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,527.05 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITPAIN, CAROL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,526.98 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MARY ANN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $65,526.90 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JESSE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,526.72 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,526.38 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TREVAILE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,526.38 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,525.67 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, FRANCES S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,525.43 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KARIN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,525.28 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,524.95 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, RANDI G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,524.17 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNIELLO, TINA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $65,524.02 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NIGILL C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,523.55 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, KAREN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,523.49 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDWELL, SHARON A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,522.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, SHEILA M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,522.79 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, GLENN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,522.68 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHITE, KENNETH N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,522.59 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, MARVIN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,522.53 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, FRANCIS Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,522.43 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, RAYSHAUN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,522.40 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JESSICA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,521.69 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, FREDERICK C, JR Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $65,521.45 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODORSKY, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,521.30 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $65,521.22 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRYAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,521.04 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLARD, STEVEN H, SR Employer name Village of Addison Amount $65,520.90 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURER, STEVEN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $65,520.69 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONERT, GRAIG G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,520.57 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RONALD J, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,519.48 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, THOMAS K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,519.43 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLODNY, AMY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,519.41 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CAROL M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $65,519.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATKO, MICHAEL L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $65,518.80 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIL, DIANE M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $65,518.64 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, SANDRA L Employer name Broome County Amount $65,518.17 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPELL, ROBERTA A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,518.17 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSOP, LINDA Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $65,518.11 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAKIS, NIKITAS E Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,518.10 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CARA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,517.87 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,517.62 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,517.56 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, KRISTIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,517.32 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, JILL S Employer name Erie County Amount $65,517.29 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGSTER, LAMARD J Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $65,517.28 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, BOGUSIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,517.27 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ALYSSA A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $65,517.17 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System