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 ABBOTT, DENNIS M Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $63,162.80 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, JAMIE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,162.35 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SYLVAN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,162.30 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCENCIAK, KEVIN F Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $63,162.25 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARVIN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,161.88 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRLI, MARY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,161.57 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $63,161.29 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, EDNA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,161.12 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVAITIS, RICHARD W Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $63,160.91 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSER, LEE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,160.77 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CHRISTINE A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $63,160.45 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, JAMES E Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $63,160.43 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LUE V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,159.97 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, TAMMY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,159.96 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, ROBERT E, SR Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $63,159.88 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, KELLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,159.81 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,159.57 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, WILLIAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,159.30 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, COUNT C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $63,159.01 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, RAFAEL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,158.77 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, STEVEN W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,158.54 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, ESTELLA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,158.33 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHERYL L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $63,158.22 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $63,158.08 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARA, DAVID J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,157.69 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRINKO, LEE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,157.60 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THERESA Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $63,157.46 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,157.10 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DAVID M Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,157.08 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIANIO, JOSHUA RAINIER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,156.97 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSE, LISA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $63,156.68 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MIGUEL A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $63,156.49 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, RANDY S Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $63,156.28 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ISRAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHERYL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERA, PABLO, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROSEMARY ARROYO Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,155.40 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALLO, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,155.40 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOHN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,155.40 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPHAM, JAY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,155.40 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, RANDALL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,155.40 Date 11/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA ROCCO, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, THOMAS S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,155.40 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, ROBERT Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,155.40 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, PAUL M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,155.40 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CLESTER S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELGATE, SANDRA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETTA, SALVATORE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAREK, LAURA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITBART, ALAN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGATI, PAUL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 09/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITCH, MARCIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JUDY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSEAULT, TERENCE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, CLINT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUDER, MARK M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, M L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODENHAUS, EDWIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 03/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SANDRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAUL G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, DAVID P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BARRY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, WILMA O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, TILLMAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLOUS, VICTOR F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 02/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTER, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,155.40 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSREDKAR, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $63,155.40 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CARL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,155.40 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLY, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,155.40 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,155.40 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,155.40 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELNICKI, HENRY W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,155.40 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NANCY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,155.40 Date 06/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $63,155.40 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARTIN J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGON, ZACHARY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,155.40 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEN, JAMES H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,155.40 Date 08/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHEIMER, LESTER G, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,155.40 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,155.40 Date 09/01/1959 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEREK Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $63,155.23 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, LIZABETH J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $63,155.21 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSO, ROBERTO G, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,154.77 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELLEN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,154.32 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEY, CRYSTAL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,153.98 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMHALS, TRACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,153.87 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, NEIL C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $63,153.76 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, OLINDA S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,153.72 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, YANET Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $63,152.99 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM W Employer name Education Department Amount $63,152.54 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SPENCER, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $63,152.16 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, KATHRYN M Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $63,152.01 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SHEILA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,151.21 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, JOELLE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,151.07 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $63,150.65 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,150.63 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LAURO, ALEJANDRO Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $63,149.97 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, CLAYTON Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $63,149.94 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIGSTEIN, ALEX M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $63,149.78 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System