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 BROUSSEAU, PHILIP E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,068.55 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTON, WAYNE L Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $65,068.22 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNISE, DANIEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $65,068.13 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, KRISTEN H Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $65,067.96 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, STEPHANE J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $65,067.19 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, DANIEL R Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $65,067.08 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $65,066.75 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $65,066.72 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, RHONDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CLYDE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, DOREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANK, CHRISTINA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, AUDRY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPEN, MARION M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, MEGHAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ROBYN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JENNIFER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKER, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JANICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,066.70 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, SHERRY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,066.54 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNING, GARY A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $65,066.39 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, NORMA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,066.24 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,066.14 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHFORD, SANDRA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,065.27 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, EILEEN T Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $65,065.24 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JEFFREY K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,065.12 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, JOHN F, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $65,064.96 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISCO, WAYNE K, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $65,064.85 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,064.68 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIKITOPOULOS, MARK W Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $65,064.58 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON, ANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,064.42 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,063.64 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRIS R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,063.18 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $65,063.17 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, RENEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,063.10 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, KATHERINE E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLSON, MICHELLE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VELLIS, ROBIN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, LINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JOSE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROBERT P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLEY, TERRI M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, KATHRYN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, LESLIE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBERA, BARBARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANCUSO, PAMELA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARONY, LEEANN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPUMA, GEORGE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, DAWN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSE, JAMES F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZA, RONI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LORI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SUZANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, KATHLEEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 08/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EVELYN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGER, MARCIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, KAY S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $65,062.92 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENT, CLINTON D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DEBORAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNA, STACIE K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIKLA, STEPHEN F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHR, PENNY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, INGRID A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVALETZ, HEATHER M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARTHA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYDEN, LISA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, SARA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, CHRYSTA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, SHARON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KELLEE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESS, MARCIA H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, KATHY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, EDNA M COYNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,062.92 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSIUS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,062.83 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDEMANN, HOWARD R, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,062.68 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORDEN, DAVID M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,062.64 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,062.01 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MARY E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $65,061.33 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JESSICA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $65,061.26 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,060.69 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN C Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $65,060.62 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOIN, LISA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $65,059.80 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRIGAN, STEVEN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,059.50 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOE, KELLY M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $65,059.48 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, ANTHONY T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,058.98 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDIKA-OKHIONS, GLORIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,057.17 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, JASON G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,057.16 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,056.60 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOME, JOAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $65,056.17 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JERRY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,055.53 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABENBAUER, BRYAN H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,055.47 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GINESIA V Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $65,055.46 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFF, MICHAEL H Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,055.18 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PRESCOTT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,055.09 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PAMELA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,054.81 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System