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 WAKEFIELD, ZACHARY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,759.45 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, CRAIG A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $61,759.13 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTH, DAVID P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,759.05 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFTEDAL, CHARLES E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,758.76 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, EMMA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,758.53 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONROD, PATRICIA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,758.48 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, AMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,758.34 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ACKEN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,758.19 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZO, ROGER E Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $61,758.17 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SHANICE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,757.95 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, LINDA J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $61,757.74 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGBAUER, CATHERINE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $61,757.74 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MARIA FATIMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,757.74 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLAYAN, CHRISTIAN K Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,757.38 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, ULRIC K Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,757.25 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBARGER, JAMES M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,756.72 Date 03/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, GEORGE J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,756.71 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KRISTEE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,756.43 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,756.35 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, WENDY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,755.89 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLARK E Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,755.88 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNKEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,755.75 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD P Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $61,755.61 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSE, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $61,755.57 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENSTOCK, CATHERINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,755.41 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZINO, DEBRA A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $61,755.21 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWE, MICHELLE C Employer name Albany County Amount $61,755.06 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TRACY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,754.73 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHARMAINE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LIANNE D Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAYLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,754.54 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELOCK, PAUL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,754.54 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,754.54 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGEMAN, MARCY F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,754.54 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, SARAH E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,754.54 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWITZ, ANDREW R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CATHERINE Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $61,754.54 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCHER, CHRISTY B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, LETYCIA R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOPFER, ZACHERY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,754.54 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ANITA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,754.54 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDISON, CALVIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,754.48 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, DAWN L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,754.45 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,754.44 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DAWN, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,754.42 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, LEIGH E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,754.21 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,753.88 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALICZEWSKI, ANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,753.61 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAMES M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $61,753.30 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAUS, DAVID M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,753.11 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HECTOR Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,752.93 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICIA G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $61,752.81 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,752.41 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FEDERICO, JOSEPH W Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,752.22 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHEL, ROBIN L Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $61,752.00 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CARLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,751.99 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KELLY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,751.39 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MAGDALENA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,751.37 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,751.18 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GARY S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,750.68 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, TRESSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,750.63 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, NICHOLAS B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,750.55 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIRK C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $61,750.43 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $61,749.88 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, MICHAEL R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,749.70 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-MARTIN, KATHERINE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,749.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASARO, KIP G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,749.59 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, LEONARD A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,749.43 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ERIC P Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,749.33 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, TRACY L, MS Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,749.05 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SHAUN T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $61,748.87 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPPSTROM, DAVID K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,748.78 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $61,748.41 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, THOMAS J Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $61,748.39 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, GERALDINE L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,748.31 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DARRYL L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $61,748.30 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELONEK, EUGENE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,748.23 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESWORTHY, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,748.10 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, DONNA J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $61,747.80 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, DUSTIN A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,747.03 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELLY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,746.70 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RULAND, SHAUN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,746.48 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $61,746.20 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KYLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,746.11 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, BRIAN T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,746.09 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODEIT, GILBERT D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $61,745.85 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, JANINE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,745.76 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $61,745.67 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, WILLIAM A Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,745.17 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENG, JINGMIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,744.88 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, ANDREW O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,744.77 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, WILLIAM E Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $61,744.59 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, NOREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,744.26 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $61,744.25 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JAMES P Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,743.96 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, MATTHEW K Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $61,743.89 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, DIANA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,743.66 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, HELEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,743.54 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CASEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,743.23 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JAMES G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,743.16 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System