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 DYE, BRIAN T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $61,424.21 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JOSE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $61,423.87 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,423.83 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SIOBHAN C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,423.69 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, RICHARD M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,423.48 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHULCHANSKYY, TYMISH Y Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,423.37 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, THOMASINA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,423.34 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, KRISTINA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.27 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSNER, MEGAN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.26 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINECKE, JONATHAN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,423.25 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVAM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.21 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTACROCE, FABIENNE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.21 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUGH, CASSIDY H Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.19 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACLERIO, JESSICA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.19 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, GAIL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.19 Date 10/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBSTOCK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.18 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, CHELSEA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.17 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.16 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIOLO, KEVIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.16 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SARAH S Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.13 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLWEG, DAWN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.13 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JASON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,423.12 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $61,422.82 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $61,422.75 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYDOS, MORGAN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,422.72 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,422.50 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, SHANTEL M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,422.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEN, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,422.39 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, LYNN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,421.90 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DEBORAH S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,421.87 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $61,421.81 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, CLAIRE C Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $61,421.60 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN-PAYNE, EARLENE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,421.51 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DANNY P Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $61,421.44 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $61,421.16 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCO, DEANNE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,420.85 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, WILLIAM M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,420.70 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIINA, JOHN Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $61,420.53 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, DEREK A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,420.45 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,419.54 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CAROLYN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,419.06 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERACKER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $61,418.70 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SCOTT R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,418.50 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LARRY V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,418.07 Date 02/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKBRIDGE, CARL Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,418.06 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, KRISTINA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,417.63 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BRIAN W Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $61,417.18 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCALA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $61,417.01 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Clinton County Amount $61,416.58 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELOSA, PETER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,416.18 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,416.15 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, LEONARD H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,415.71 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHERINE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,415.47 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JOYCE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,415.41 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,415.38 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $61,415.37 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, TERRENCE W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,414.90 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHL, LAURENCE T Employer name City of Oneida Amount $61,414.43 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, COLLIN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,413.96 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, APRIL M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,413.70 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JACQUELYN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,413.70 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $61,413.60 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, WILLIAM C Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $61,413.58 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBLE-LACEY, DORIS A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,413.56 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTS, KEVIN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,413.23 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMIN, PIERRE F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,412.96 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBAN, DEREK J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,412.74 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LINDA A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,412.70 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, CARLTON D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,412.40 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ESMERALDA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $61,411.85 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,411.40 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,411.15 Date 03/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RUTHA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,411.06 Date 05/18/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHON, GEORGETTE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,411.05 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JAKINA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,410.96 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, AMY B Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $61,410.89 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIARRE-STULIGROSS, NANCY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $61,410.69 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBERGER, BRIAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,410.56 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLES, GABRIEL Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $61,410.52 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,410.30 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KEVIN D, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,410.20 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, MATT C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,410.06 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTYNIAK, DANIEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,409.45 Date 12/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAQUAN C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,409.39 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAY, STEVEN V Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $61,409.17 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SHANNON K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,409.00 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKOWIAK, MEGAN A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $61,408.87 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANDREA M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $61,408.22 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW A Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $61,408.08 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $61,407.79 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JEAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,407.28 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHUNTY, CAROL J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $61,407.16 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, JEANNINE T Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $61,407.11 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, CAMILLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,406.64 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,406.09 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, GREG A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,406.09 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, ANNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,406.08 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DOLORES Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,405.60 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHEMIN, THELMA I Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,405.54 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, THEODORE W Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,405.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System