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 BUCKLEY, JAMES F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,109.04 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, JOHN P, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,108.86 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEITZ, WENDY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,108.73 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, SHAWNDRE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,108.67 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, HENRY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,108.62 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINCHEK, MARK E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $63,108.52 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, AMANDA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,108.38 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHERYL L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $63,108.00 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,107.81 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN-RUDOF, BARBARA M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $63,107.23 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, GEOFFREY M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $63,106.94 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEWING, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,106.90 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,106.90 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOPOULOS, VALERIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,106.79 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $63,106.59 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHR, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $63,106.04 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,105.90 Date 11/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $63,105.45 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRO, GIAN C Employer name Broome County Amount $63,105.40 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,105.16 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $63,104.58 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELAND, DEIDRA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,104.48 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBRON, DAVID W Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $63,104.27 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARCA, DORA A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $63,104.11 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $63,104.07 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SUZI MARIA Employer name Orange County Amount $63,103.94 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, SHANIKA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,103.91 Date 02/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KEVIN M, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,103.84 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, SONIA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,103.78 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, PAUL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,103.54 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,103.50 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEY, PHYLLIS L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $63,103.44 Date 06/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, ORSOLA Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $63,103.17 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLI, DORIS T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $63,102.84 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KOMIEKO Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,102.60 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, FANES K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,102.55 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,102.40 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPO, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $63,102.24 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,102.08 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, JEFFREY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,101.93 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DAVID T Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,101.93 Date 01/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELSEN, ROSEANNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,101.92 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARRA, FRANK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,101.50 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVIA, MARIE A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $63,101.20 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, STEVEN J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $63,101.14 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, TRACY J Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIA, TRACI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOLT, JEAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESSER, ANNETTE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DERRICK F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHZERMEIER, GARY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFER, AMANDA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURICK, ADAM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, MARK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYON, KAITLYN V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIKE, BARBARA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICHMAN, RICHARD O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SHELLEY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARES, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ERIC M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RAYMOND L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHELE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDALS, GEORGIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, JOAN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JILLIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, KERI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTARO, JOHN A, III Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $63,100.96 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDOCK, JASON Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, JOSHUA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, BRUNO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,100.96 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTER, KATHERINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, WILLIAM A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBRE, DWIGHT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, STACEY N Employer name Education Department Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPPAL, P J S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $63,100.96 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, AMANDA M, MS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHBAR, DANIEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,100.96 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETREFESA, VALERIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,100.96 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RANI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHAPATTANA GOMATAM, SWATHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, KEVIN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, JONATHAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELLA, SANTHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, KENNETH V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,100.96 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KAREN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DENA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,100.96 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOSHUA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,100.96 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MELINDA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,100.96 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System