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 RACHEL, RENNER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,296.00 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, RICHARD B Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $62,296.00 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LYNN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,295.72 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKINS, SHERYL L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $62,295.29 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HENRY Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,294.91 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, ROBERT Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,294.86 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELL, CATHY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,294.84 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, KELLY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,294.83 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTI, RONALD F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $62,294.52 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DONALD R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $62,294.35 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOPER, LISA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,293.64 Date 11/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DAVID Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,293.51 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, STEVEN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,293.17 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUGEC, CHRISTINE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,292.73 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $62,292.71 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, TRICIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,292.64 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUEN, KRISTIN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $62,292.48 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, ANTHONY A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $62,292.23 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ISAIAS, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,292.06 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, ROSALIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,291.93 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CRYSTAL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,291.88 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, KRYSTAL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,291.81 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,291.50 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOVSKA, VIOLETA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,291.42 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, ALEXANDER D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,291.37 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, KIM J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,291.30 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,291.11 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MEREDITH D Employer name Franklin County Amount $62,291.06 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBEL, FRANK W Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,290.97 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDINEER, MATTHEW L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,290.83 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, FRANCISCO A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $62,290.76 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGH, KYM Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,290.62 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY V Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,290.40 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTONI, JULIE E Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $62,290.38 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ABIGAIL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,290.18 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNUM, LINDA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,289.97 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEN, LINDA C Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $62,289.83 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLEY, JOSHUA D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,289.37 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $62,289.14 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERICO, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,288.92 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PATRICK J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $62,288.62 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, ANN-MARIE S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,287.54 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMATI, NANCY Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,287.51 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, ANNE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,287.39 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $62,287.37 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, PETER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,287.23 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, COREY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,287.18 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TRACY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,287.07 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, KATHERINE P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,286.91 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JEAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $62,286.86 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ALLAN R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,286.70 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, JOHN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,286.62 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, LINDA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,286.36 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, ROBERT E, III Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $62,285.91 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRUCE S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,285.86 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KEITH T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,285.59 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $62,285.49 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Springport Amount $62,285.36 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSTANOSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,285.34 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, DIANE M Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $62,285.30 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOLI M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $62,285.06 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JILL R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,285.04 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, ELAINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,284.98 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINLEY, JOHN L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $62,284.81 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLER, ERICA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,284.49 Date 05/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHERYL Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,284.42 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, FREDRICK, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,283.81 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, ANDREA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,283.76 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $62,282.85 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, ADAM J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,282.81 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JERRY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,282.36 Date 02/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEAD, BRIDGETTE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,282.35 Date 02/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTER, NANCY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,282.13 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOSHUA F Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,282.13 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, NICHOLAS J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,282.05 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIEWSKI, JASON A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $62,281.98 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, CLAUDETTE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $62,281.81 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, TAMMY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,281.67 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TODD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,281.61 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRMANN, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $62,281.55 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, NATHAN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,281.46 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOSEPH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,281.46 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JEANETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,281.30 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOR, EDWARD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,281.24 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BONITA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,280.81 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, MATTHEW W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,280.77 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JON R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $62,280.48 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOT, RANDALL S Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,280.41 Date 11/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, RYAN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $62,280.20 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, LUIS A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $62,280.13 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULBERTI, SARA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,280.07 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN C Employer name Fulton Housing Authority Amount $62,279.87 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADEN, JOANNA C Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $62,279.79 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXEY, BRENDA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,279.76 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,279.72 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, ANDREA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,279.67 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,279.62 Date 11/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERASIMTSCHUK, ADOLPH Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $62,279.36 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JANICE K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,279.19 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASTRO-RALLO, MELISSA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $62,278.87 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System