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 REEHL, JOSEPH V Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $61,257.64 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENNAN, WILLIAM J.P. Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $61,257.57 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYTH, LISA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $61,257.49 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIONFO, ROSE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,257.38 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGE, ALAN G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,257.34 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANO, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,257.30 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMONS, STEVEN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,257.24 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,256.97 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, NATALIE C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $61,256.93 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TYLER R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,256.73 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAZAR, ROSE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,256.43 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, STEPHEN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $61,256.29 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOHR-PARLER, SUSAN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,256.01 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,255.89 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $61,255.56 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANGELO, KAREN Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $61,255.28 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARON K Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,255.24 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,254.54 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILECCIA, LINDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,254.54 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,254.54 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMARTIE, ESTELLA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,254.54 Date 01/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-COUSIN, LORETTA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,254.41 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, KEITH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,254.16 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,254.00 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEZZE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $61,253.94 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, JESSICA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,253.72 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KENNETH W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,253.64 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, STEVE C Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $61,253.63 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JOHN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,253.53 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, GREG L Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $61,253.41 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOYCE E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $61,253.26 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,252.92 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, BONITA J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $61,252.74 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSKE, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,252.68 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, ADAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,252.53 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEISING, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,252.53 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, ANTHONY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,252.25 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES G, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,252.05 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-DELIA, CRYSTAL J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $61,252.05 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTALINE, KERRI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,252.01 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAR, MARGIE L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,251.88 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,251.63 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, SAMUEL J Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,251.55 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILOR, AMANDA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,251.31 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWN, SCOTT C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,251.13 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, MABLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,251.05 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, STANLEY B, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,251.01 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSEL, JODIE A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $61,250.84 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNING, NIKEYA T Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $61,250.65 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ELLA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,250.56 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, WENDY C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $61,250.56 Date 10/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $61,250.32 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROBSTON, TERESA J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $61,250.01 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, VERONICA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,250.00 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ADA I Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,249.92 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOERR, KEITH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,249.68 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE, JOSEPH A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $61,249.55 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTHROP, MELISSA R Employer name Washington County Amount $61,249.24 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZYKOWSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,249.23 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEINO, JULIUS Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $61,249.03 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, DANIEL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,248.74 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, DIANNA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,248.66 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ANTHONY T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $61,248.44 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,248.18 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $61,247.68 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, JOSETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,247.42 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, JENNIFER L Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $61,247.16 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, WILLIAM J Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,247.08 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, JEANETTE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,247.05 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, KEITH P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,247.03 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAS, AMY B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,246.81 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, THOMAS W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $61,246.57 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, CAROL A Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,246.53 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOAN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,246.25 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, DARIN M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $61,246.14 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,245.84 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, MARCIA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,245.47 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMET, JUN YU, MRS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,245.34 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, THOMAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,245.31 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGURA, DANIELLE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $61,244.96 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, GEORGE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,244.96 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTINE T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,244.92 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DANIEL T Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $61,244.42 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, ROBERT A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $61,244.00 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $61,244.00 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ERIK A W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,243.77 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, CATHERINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,243.50 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DAVID J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $61,243.03 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTS, GENNI Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.87 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-CYR, ROBBY K Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.86 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANNETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.85 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.84 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELSA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.83 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DEBORAH N Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.83 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LESLIE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.82 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, DIANE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.81 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, DIANA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.81 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VIOLA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.81 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BLENIS, RONALD R Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.81 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, DEBORAH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,242.80 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System