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 BARBER, PHILIP G Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,571.42 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARELLO, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,571.34 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, J MARK Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,571.34 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTIL, CACHENERT Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,570.85 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,570.76 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELICIA, JOHN T Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $62,570.75 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDNER, KATHRYN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,570.60 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITCHLEY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $62,570.51 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOL, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,569.86 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLO, ANTONIO, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,569.61 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIBURTON, JOSEPH H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,569.56 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACE, REVE DE Employer name Albany County Amount $62,569.25 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, DAURICE A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,569.22 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEMP, TERESA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,569.22 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, COLLEEN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $62,569.19 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BRUYNE, STEVEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,569.05 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MARVIN P, SR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,568.94 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, BRUCE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,568.65 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEVI, NAHSHON D Employer name Mt Vernon Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $62,568.49 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, TERESAJEAN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $62,568.10 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLIVE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,567.96 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, KEITH P Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,567.48 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTWICK, DEBRA Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $62,567.27 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, PAULA V Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $62,567.25 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $62,567.19 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, EDWARD M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,566.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LYNN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,566.44 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ALICIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,566.40 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNALE, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,566.38 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JUSTIN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,565.88 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, BRIAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $62,565.76 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZCZOLSKI, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,565.39 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SUSAN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $62,565.35 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, CHERYL ANN Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $62,565.28 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, STEVEN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $62,564.75 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILONE, BELKIS Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $62,564.74 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACENCIA, MARIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,564.74 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANNE F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $62,564.60 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, BRIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,564.30 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, ROBERTA J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $62,563.76 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHER, GREGORY P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,563.73 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, KARA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,563.36 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, BLANCA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,563.26 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JEFFREY JOSEPH Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,562.55 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, YOLANDA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,562.01 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIBERT, ANDREA N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,561.98 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPID, SHARLENE G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,561.69 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, ADELE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,561.46 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, MARIANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,561.43 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, SARA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $62,561.07 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, WILLIAM J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,560.70 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTELL, RUBEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,560.46 Date 09/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAKLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,559.86 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKLEY, DENISE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,559.67 Date 04/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOL, DAVID S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,559.39 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCIA, JOSEPH Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $62,559.35 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, EDWARD E Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $62,558.64 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, DOROTHY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,558.13 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MERLYNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,557.95 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, KEVIN A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $62,557.88 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLANTINE, MATTHEW-PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,557.51 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUTTI, BRYAN M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $62,557.50 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, AMY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,557.36 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMON, JOHN I Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $62,557.34 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, CAROLYN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,557.15 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, WILLIAM H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,556.95 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KEVIN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,556.94 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, CHARLES L Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $62,556.79 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,556.40 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, WAYNE A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $62,556.20 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SAMUEL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,556.12 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUBREY, JONATHAN I Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $62,556.03 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, VIRGINIA J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $62,555.76 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LINDA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,555.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,554.91 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $62,554.38 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, RONALD E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,554.22 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, PATRICK C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,554.09 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,554.07 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, SHERRY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,554.06 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MATTHEW B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,554.06 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASH, JOSHUA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,553.94 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DAVID B Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,553.86 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIELOFF, TABITHA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $62,553.77 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNAN, DANIEL J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,553.77 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BRENDAN S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,553.40 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELTON V Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $62,553.28 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNEZA, KATHY J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $62,552.76 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIANO, LAURA A Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $62,552.76 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DORIS A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,552.53 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALI, BRIANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,552.39 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKDEDAJ, STEFANIA E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $62,552.27 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAURO, SHANNON S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,552.22 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGSON, ROGER K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,551.97 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, CAROL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $62,551.72 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CAROLYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,551.66 Date 02/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOKTOR, JASON P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $62,551.64 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ELISHA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,551.53 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, EUGENE R Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $62,551.20 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, DOUGLAS K Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $62,550.70 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System