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 TURK, RAYMOND C Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $61,349.38 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, RYAN K Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $61,349.19 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMO, KIM Employer name Malone CSD Amount $61,349.16 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLBERG, LONA J Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $61,348.86 Date 06/16/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGABOOM, MICHAEL P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,348.85 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACY, DAVID M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $61,348.70 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,347.85 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVREDES, DAMION E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $61,347.66 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, LOUIS F Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,347.60 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CARLY T Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,347.55 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON-NESMITH, NIKISHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $61,347.46 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMZIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,347.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, MICHAEL T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $61,347.34 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, NICOLE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,346.82 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKRAM, JENNEIL L R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,346.60 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, CORTNEY W Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $61,346.13 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANDT, CATHERINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,345.92 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACELLE, STEPHEN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,345.85 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVACK, LISA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $61,345.77 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUS, JONI M Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,345.72 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE COQ, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,345.52 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, ANITA Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,345.12 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, DEBRA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,345.08 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, JONATHAN B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $61,345.06 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHERI L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $61,344.99 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LYNN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,344.93 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPER, KELLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,344.84 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MI-LYN J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,344.64 Date 06/11/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHMAN, PAULA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $61,344.14 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,343.92 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPLUN, GARRETT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,343.88 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZLER, STEPHEN M Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $61,343.76 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOSE, ANIJU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,343.35 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, ASHLEY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $61,342.80 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-GUASP, HERMINIO Employer name Schoharie County Amount $61,342.67 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENERA, PAMELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $61,342.66 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RAYMOND J Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,342.35 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALI, VINCENT A Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $61,342.34 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURINI, EDWARD G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,342.20 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WARREN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,341.01 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSNER, MICHAEL H Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $61,340.85 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, DEBORAH L Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $61,340.67 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, RODNEY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $61,340.65 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVID W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,340.52 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, RICHARD W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $61,340.23 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBIE, LUCY W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,339.91 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Orange County Amount $61,339.64 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLI, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $61,339.54 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MATTHEW A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,339.43 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDLOW, NYALA D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,339.40 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, PETER D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,339.38 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELASS, JEFFERY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,339.30 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHRISTINE D Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,339.22 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KEVIN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,338.80 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, PETER A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $61,338.56 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SUSAN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,338.00 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMGREN, DEREK M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,337.96 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARINI, CATHERINE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,337.85 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONNA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,337.70 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,337.69 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERNATHY, AUBREY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,337.36 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATOW, JONATHAN K Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,337.07 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, DYLAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,336.87 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JULIA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,336.86 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHEIN, STEVEN JOEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,336.63 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, RICHARD Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,336.00 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, CHIQUITA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,335.96 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEPHEN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,335.87 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,335.86 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TODD R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,334.94 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANVEVA, ALFREDO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,334.21 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, DAVID T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,334.13 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRIANO, JOANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,334.00 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, BRANDON L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $61,333.98 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSCHIDLE, RONALD N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,333.94 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDELL, CAROL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $61,333.87 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JAMES P Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $61,333.81 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,333.70 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, EDWARD D Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,333.67 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $61,333.36 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONOWSKI, MARC J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,332.56 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DAVID A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,332.31 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEKSANDROWICZ, KAREN E Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $61,332.17 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TERRY L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $61,332.17 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SHARON O Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $61,331.64 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, NORMA E Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $61,331.51 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, CHARLES P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,331.30 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISWELL, ADAM S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $61,331.02 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $61,330.94 Date 10/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $61,330.89 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON C Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $61,330.74 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, GERALD P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $61,330.60 Date 05/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,330.54 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JOHN J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $61,330.50 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,330.06 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDZIK, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $61,330.01 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, CAROL M Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $61,329.82 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETAR, PAULA J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,329.77 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, BRUCE L Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $61,329.58 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBECK-LYNCH, REITA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,329.40 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System