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 WAYTKUS, JOSHUA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,183.72 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSE, STEPHANIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,183.27 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, MARIA C Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $61,182.81 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, DORA A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $61,182.72 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSKEN, ELLEN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $61,182.65 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERVIN, TODD JM Employer name Village of Albion Amount $61,182.64 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHET, MICHAELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,182.59 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMAN, GILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,182.50 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,182.38 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,182.28 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSING, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,182.11 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROPER, EDWARD T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,181.94 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPHAINE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,181.59 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, OLGA Y Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $61,181.22 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANE Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $61,181.06 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGEL, DEENA BETH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,180.94 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBLER, MARVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $61,180.73 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANCA, JEFFERY M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $61,180.61 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LINDA R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $61,180.24 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GERALDINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,179.76 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,179.69 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, KENNETH P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $61,179.55 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $61,179.54 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ANNETTE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $61,179.10 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, TRAVIS J Employer name Madison County Amount $61,179.08 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,178.73 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, GERARD D Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $61,178.66 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKEY, DIANE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,178.58 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $61,178.35 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, THOMAS D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $61,178.09 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABOZNY, CARL V Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,177.82 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATOWY, BRENDA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,177.68 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHIRLEY J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,177.23 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAN Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $61,177.18 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEO, BEVERLY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,176.90 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPERT, KENNETH N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,176.81 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, DELRENA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,176.73 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TAMARA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,176.67 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONBECK, STEVEN M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $61,176.61 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, BRADLEY J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $61,176.33 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,176.30 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVRINCIK, CODY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,176.29 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, PATRICK A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $61,176.26 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, JULIE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $61,176.20 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KRISTEN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,175.84 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $61,175.11 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GENEEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,174.99 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, MARY E Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $61,174.77 Date 03/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, LISA H Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,174.66 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERSCHAFER, ANNE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,174.29 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUME, ROY J, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $61,174.19 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGMAN, JODI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,174.08 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURITA, JUAN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,173.86 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVONE, SPERRY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $61,173.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $61,173.35 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNER, JAE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,173.03 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, LEI E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,173.03 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,173.02 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES W, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,172.86 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, FRANK H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,172.85 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, WILLIAM L Employer name Orange County Amount $61,172.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, JOHN W Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $61,172.49 Date 05/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, REBECCA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $61,172.45 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $61,172.40 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES P Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $61,172.20 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, REVA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,171.91 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TARA B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,171.89 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELMAN, IVONA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,171.57 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARITEAU, MAURICE J Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $61,171.08 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,170.65 Date 03/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, KELLEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,170.48 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MELISSA ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,170.45 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SHAWN Employer name Education Department Amount $61,170.29 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, CYNTHIA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $61,170.27 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JASON R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,170.27 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, MATTHEW W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,169.72 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIBEL, ALLISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,169.68 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JACOB K Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,169.42 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MELLIER, SARAH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,169.08 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,168.93 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,168.89 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,168.84 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORAH L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,168.66 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, LINDA J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $61,168.62 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENEEN N Employer name Erie County Amount $61,168.42 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKA, AGNIESZKA K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,168.40 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, JOHN V Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $61,168.31 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO GRANDE, RYAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,167.86 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-BROWN, JOAN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,167.70 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOLINA, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,167.45 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, MELODY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,167.42 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,167.27 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, ARTURO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,167.26 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,167.04 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, REMI E Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $61,167.03 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CANDACE B Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $61,167.00 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERL, MARY SARA Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $61,166.97 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORJONE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $61,166.38 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,166.03 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, ROSEMARY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,165.98 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System