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 PERRY-SHABETHEA, IVY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,802.00 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, JAMES O Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $61,801.90 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,801.59 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURO-AGOUDA, TAMIMOU Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $61,801.50 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RICHARD J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $61,801.40 Date 03/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMEON, CLARK E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,801.08 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHERYL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,800.19 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBURG, GARY K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,800.18 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLNER, JANET K Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $61,800.00 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DANIEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,800.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, ELAINE D Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $61,799.92 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAZZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,799.50 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, PETER S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,799.27 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZO, CARINA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,798.41 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, ANTHONY J, II Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $61,798.12 Date 01/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, SHARON F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,798.01 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSON, CHRISTINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,797.15 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, ANTHONY Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $61,797.08 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, ROGER C Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $61,797.08 Date 10/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, WAYNE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,796.96 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, DONALD F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,796.96 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RANDY J, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,796.96 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,796.96 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,796.96 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELDEN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,796.96 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACH, WALTER F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,796.96 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, DWIGHT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,796.96 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLWARD, WARREN W, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,796.96 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JERRIANNE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,796.96 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THOMAS E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,796.96 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AUDREY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,796.83 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOSEPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,796.82 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINEIS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,796.79 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, MICHAEL E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,796.50 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, JAMES B Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,796.38 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, KIM D Employer name Orange County Amount $61,795.90 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JASON A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,795.70 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LATIFA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,795.47 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BETH B Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $61,795.29 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERVILLE, DONALD R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,794.30 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAFORD, LISA D Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $61,794.25 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI-SEYMOUR, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,794.18 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, JUDITH A Employer name Essex County Amount $61,793.96 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, NICHOLAS L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,793.89 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, ZACHARY C Employer name Town of Massena Amount $61,793.87 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, WENDY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,793.72 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCKOWIAK, JEROME P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,793.50 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DONALD B, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,793.49 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, MARTHA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,793.36 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,792.85 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, JENNIFER A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $61,792.85 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTIN W Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $61,792.85 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID K Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $61,792.85 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTNER, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $61,792.75 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBAUM, ADAM S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,792.10 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ARLINGTON J, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,791.71 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, AMANDA L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $61,791.17 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, TANIKA R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,790.93 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,790.86 Date 02/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANGELA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,790.80 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIMOURI, NAVID D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,790.75 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATI, SUE W Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $61,790.74 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, LAUREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,790.72 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNESS, ROBERT N Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,790.12 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHARLENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,789.58 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, JOSHUA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,789.58 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, BLAIR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,789.41 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, KENNETH W Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $61,789.39 Date 06/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARBER, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,788.89 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTOLA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,788.69 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRIAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,788.64 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSINNA, JONATHAN L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $61,788.52 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, STEPHEN E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,788.48 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,788.18 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDNICH, CAROL G Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $61,788.12 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, SONIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,787.91 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, PARBATIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,787.80 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $61,787.72 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LISA W Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $61,786.78 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KIM R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $61,786.60 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BETTY L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,786.26 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,786.26 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDFORD, AMY C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,786.26 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ADRIENNE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,786.26 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, MARIANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,786.26 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, LIZZIE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,786.26 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, MARGARET P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,786.26 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, TRAVIS, SR Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,786.11 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, SEAN C Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,786.09 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIO R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $61,786.07 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, JAMI Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,785.84 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, KIM V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,785.84 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEY-SMITH, SHERRILYNE C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $61,785.41 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TAKIYA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,784.72 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMMY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,784.70 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KATHLEEN T Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $61,784.67 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTHRO, CALVIN K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,784.34 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, LINDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,784.25 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, ELSIE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $61,784.14 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLA, JULIANA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,784.06 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System