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 BRENNER, MARY M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $61,914.60 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JAMES D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $61,914.53 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SEAN L Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $61,914.42 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIER, JUSTIN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,914.09 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARA, MICHAEL H Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $61,913.81 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $61,913.78 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHKO, STEPHEN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,913.58 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, COLLEEN F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,913.08 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFELLI, MICHELE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,913.01 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWENAR, ANTHONY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,912.97 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZEN, JEFFREY K Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $61,912.93 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKORE, PRITIBALA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,912.54 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, DAVID M, JR Employer name Town of Kent Amount $61,912.29 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JESSICA Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $61,912.09 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,911.98 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, JOSEPH J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,911.54 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, MICHELE S, MS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,911.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JUDY Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $61,910.44 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, WILLIAM R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,910.22 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, JEFFREY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,910.02 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, JOHN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,909.98 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, TROY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,909.68 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSLAG, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,909.58 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN-GIBBINS, MILDRED A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,909.30 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,908.64 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTI, DAVID Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $61,908.40 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, KATHLEEN I Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $61,908.40 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSBURGER, MICHAEL W Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $61,908.39 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, KENNETH A, III Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,908.00 Date 12/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, ANISHA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,907.90 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TANISHA R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,907.43 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,907.20 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, DONNA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,907.14 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,906.80 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CATHY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,906.61 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, PATRICE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,906.34 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,906.13 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, ROBIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,905.89 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORME, HEATHER A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,905.80 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, DAVID W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,905.40 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MARYANN LYNN Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,905.40 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWELL, ROBIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEGER, TODD M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,905.40 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, TERRI L Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, PETER A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTALUCIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARK D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,905.40 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTH, GARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRYCKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,905.40 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VICKI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAM, ALI U Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIAK, TINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, STEPHEN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DAVID R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLONE, CLIFFORD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, SHEILA G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, HELEN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENSTEIN, SETH H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRIAN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANNA MARIE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, BARBARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, AIMEE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAX, JEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 08/05/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRICIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MELODY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGQUIER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENHENNETT, CECILIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINA, LAURENCE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPLEY, KAREN Z Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, SUSAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, D M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAJUANA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUCHTLER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DORIAN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MARCY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMOUTH, MARY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, LINDA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,905.40 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUZZOLINO, SANDRA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERESZYNSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $61,905.40 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTKOWIAK, VINCENT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WAYNE K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,905.40 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,905.40 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAFFY, THERESA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, CRAIG G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,905.40 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCK, KATHLEEN R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $61,905.40 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL POZZO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $61,905.40 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLENDER, ROBERT E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,905.40 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $61,905.40 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, MARIA V Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, DIANNE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,905.40 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWATCH, DAVID J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,905.40 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHELLE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,905.40 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIETRO, LISA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,905.27 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System